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Latest Germany'S Government Items
German lawmakers approved a bill Wednesday that explicitly permits male infant circumcision, ending months of legal uncertainty after a court ruling that the practice amounts to bodily harm led to an outcry from Jewish and Muslim groups.
A group of Orthodox rabbis warned Wednesday that the ancient Jewish practice of infant male circumcision could face further restrictions in Europe after some hospitals in Austria and Switzerland suspended the procedure by citing a German court ruling that it could amount to criminal bodily harm.
The economy is showing signs of modest improvement — not enough to reduce high unemployment but enough to ease fears that another recession might be near.
Germany's government said Monday that it will shut down all the country's nuclear power plants by 2022.
Police and protesters clashed in the center of the Tunisian capital Wednesday, bringing unrest to the government's doorstep after nearly a month of deadly protests that pose the most serious challenge ever to the president's two decades of iron-fisted rule.
Germany's government urged the Internet industry on Monday to produce a voluntary data protection code to cover services like Google Inc.'s "Street View" mapping service.