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German-language news sources and news in German or in English about German-speaking countries.

DER SPIEGEL German News Magazine in English
The online edition of the German news magazine DER SPIEGEL publishes some of its content in English. International readers can also subscribe to a free weekly email newsletter or RSS feed.

A Beginner's Guide to Following the News in German
Helpful advice to help even beginners take advantage of online media and expand their vocabulary. With links to German-language news sources and English-German glossaries.

News aktuell!
Links to the specific articles and the latest news and current events in German and English. Includes links to German, Austrian and Swiss German news magazines and broadcasters.

Nachrichten auf Deutsch
Links to current German-language news by topic. Find German news stories by keywords or topics. From your Guide.

Streaming Audio/Video FAQ
How do you listen to German radio or watch German television on the Web? Here's a helpful FAQ that answers the most frequently asked questions about streaming audio and video.

German and Your PDA
Even more about using a handheld PC, Palm PDA, or other mobile device for reading authentic German online — at home or on the road.

Translate the News
A special page from your Guide. Translate the news or any text you choose–from or to English and several other languages, including German.

APA - Austria Presse Agentur
The official Austrian press agency.

AOL Germany - Nachrichten
Online German, European, and world news in German.

ARD
The German ARD ("Das Erste") public broadcasting site links to TV and radio. Along with ZDF (see below), Germany's second public TV network, ARD is a major source of news in German.

Berliner Morgenpost Online
One of Berlin's oldest newspapers has a very modern Web site.

BZ auf Draht
BZ Online is one of Berlin's popular press newspapers--and one of the better ones.

CompuServe Deutschland - Der Newsticker
Ein Ticker mit Nachrichten aus Deutschland und aller Welt -- auf Deutsch.

Deutsche Presse-Agentur (dpa)
The German news agency.

DW World
The new "German Wave" lets you read or listen to a variety of news and cultural programs in German and other languages. Don't miss the Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten (slowly spoken news) aus dem deutschen Radioprogramm.

Donnerwetter
"Der Internet-Wetterservice." A great German-language weather site.

DRS
Swiss news from Switzerland's 3 German-language public radio stations. Select DRS 1, 2, or 3. News broadcasts in RealAudio.

Express Online - Sport
German-language sports news from this German online magazine. Fußball, Autosport, Tennis, usw.

Focus Online
The German news magazine published in Munich.

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
Frankfurt's F.A.Z. is Germany's "New York Times."

Freie Presse Online
Nachrichten aus Politik, Wirtschaft, Sport, Szene und Internet von der DPA.

Google News Deutschland
Nachrichten - in 700 kontinuierlich aktualisierten Nachrichtenquellen suchen und blättern.

Hit FM Nachrichten
Text news from "Munich's Power Station" at 89.0 FM. Also RealAudio and MP3 listening in stereo!

InfoRadio Berlin-Brandenburg
"24 Stunden lang live informiert." The latest news–world, regional, local–in German as live RealAudio or text. (Why InfoRadio is a "Best of the Net" selection.)

Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten (DW)
News in slowly spoken German! - Jeden Tag finden sie hier die 10-Uhr-Nachrichten aus dem deutschen Radioprogramm – langsam und verständlich gesprochen. Dieses exklusive Online-Angebot der Deutschen Welle gibt es als Artikel und als Audio-Datei (MP3).

N24
Nachrichten 24 (N24) ist ein deutscher Fernsehsender - TV auch live online!

Nachrichten.net
German news from several sources.

News and Daily Life
Robert Shea's German news link page for his students also links to related worksheets. Mostly links to English-language pages.

NewsClub.de
Der NewsClub zeigt Ihnen die aktuellsten Schlagzeilen verschiedenster Informationsdienste in verschiedenen Kategorien.

News Networld
News links from Austria's largest and flashiest news publication, News Magazin. News, weather, sports, media... auf Deutsch.

Newsworld International (NWI)
NWI and DirecTV no longer broadcast RTL-Aktuell news in German. But NWI does carry Deutsche Welle in English. Click on NEWS MAGAZINES for more.

n-tv
Nachrichten-TV is the German version of CNN and partly owned by that US TV news service. Broadcasts on the Web in RealVideo.

OÖ Nachrichten Online
News from this newspaper in Linz, Austria.

Oberösterreich Online
and the OÖ Nachrichten in Linz, Austria have a better Web site than many larger newspapers. News from Upper Austria and elsewhere.

ORF (Radio Austria)
Oesterreichischer Rundfunk online. Austria's national radio and TV broadcast service. Links to Austria's regional broadcasters. Austrian and world news ticker (Schlagzeilen) as text.

ORF - World Wide News
Austria's ORF radio and Tv service - with news.

politik-digital
An online German magazine about politics, people, and political parties.

profil Online
Austria's best news magazine. Keep up with events in Austria and around the world.

Radio Burgenland - Nachrichten
Austrian news as text. Also listen to Radio Burgenland live as streaming audio. Less English and more traditional German/Austrian music than you usually hear on many German-language stations.

Radio Steiermark - Nachrichten
Austrian/Styrian news as text. Music and news (on the hour) from Graz in RealAudio (click on "Live" to listen).

RBB - Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg
Die Fusion von SFB (Sender Freies Berlin) und ORB. Am 1. Mai 2003 hat der RBB offiziell die Rechtsnachfolge von ORB und SFB angetreten.

Reuters.de - Nachrichten
Nachrichten aus Deutschland und aller Welt.

RTL News
RealVideo and text news from the private German TV broadcaster RTL. Watch news stories in German as RealVideo.

Schweizerische Depeschenagentur - SDA
The official Swiss news agency - in German.

SFDRS - Schweizer Fernsehen
The Swiss national public television service in German. SFDRS Nachrichten as text and in RealVideo (click on the various icons).

Der Spiegel Online
Germany's oldest and best-known news magazine.

Sport.de
Sportnachrichten. "Sport im deutschen Internet." German-language sports news.

Statistisches Bundesamt Deutschland
Presseservice: Pressemitteilungen nach Sachgebieten.

Stern Online
News from one of Germany's leading illustrated magazines.

Die Süddeutsche Zeitung
SZonNet, the online version of Munich's respected daily newspaper.

Die Tagesschau
The online text version of ARD's nightly TV news. Some stories have accompanying video (requires RealVideo player).

Die Welt Online
The online edition of this German newspaper.

Wiener Zeitung
Vienna's Wiener Zeitung online.

Wirtschaftswoche
Business news from the online edition of this German financial weekly.

Yahoo.de - Schlagzeilen
Nachrichten von Yahoo.de.

ZDFheute
Die Nachrichten von ZDFheute.

Die Zeit
The respected German weekly published in Hamburg.

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