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German Unemployment Drops to Below 9%


Germany's unemployment rate continued to improve in June, falling to 8.8% from 9.1% the month before in another reflection of better times in Europe's biggest economy.

The number of unemployed people fell to 3.687 million from 3.812 million the month before in the country of 82 million people, according to figures released Thursday by the state jobs agency.