1 December 2011
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The French President, Nicolas Sarkozy, says France and Germany must pull together to ensure stability at the heart of Europe.
The EU agrees new sanctions on Iranian officials and businesses over Tehran's nuclear programme and says future measures may target oil exports.
German authorities ask for help from the public as they investigate a neo-Nazi cell thought to have murdered 10 people.
Ex-IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn believes his sexual encounter with a New York hotel maid was "consensual but stupid", according to a new book.
Christa Wolf, one of the best known authors from the former East Germany, dies in Berlin at the age of 82 after a long illness.
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