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(German ˈbɔtrɔp)
(Placename) an industrial city in W Germany, in North Rhine-Westphalia in the Ruhr. Pop: 120 324 (2003 est)
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(ˈbɒt rɒp)

a city in W Germany, in the Ruhr region. 119,669.
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Police said the attacker, a 50-year-old man, was arrested after he rammed his car into crowds of people, twice, in the western city of Bottrop and later carried a third and fourth of such strikes in the nearby town of Essen.
Muenster police said the 50-year-old driver of a Mercedes rammed into a crowd in the centre of Bottrop minutes into the new year.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- On New Year's Eve, a 50-year-old man in the Western German city of Bottrop targeted several people with his car, according to the police.
BERLIN:Police detained a 50-year-old German man early on Tuesday on suspicion of ramming his car into a crowd of people in the northwestern German town of Bottrop, injuring four, in what authorities say may have been a xenophobic attack.
Theraclion (Paris:ALTHE), a French company specialised in leading-edge medical equipment for echotherapy, on Monday announced the utilisation of its new BEAMOTION technology for the first time in standard clinical practice at the Marienhospital in Bottrop, Germany.
The GSTT "International Project" award was given to the National Water Company of Saudi Arabia; the GSTT "Gold" award went to the Emschergenossenschaft project between Dortmund and Bottrop, Germany.
MMS is headquartered in Enschede, The Netherlands, with a German subsidiary in Bottrop and US operations in Dover, New Hampshire.
Project manager Yvonne Nagel and fellow actors perform at Movie Park Germany in Bottrop. Nagel, 38, will perform this year as the character 'Amanda Young' from the 'Saw' horror film series for the "Halloween Horror Party 2013" at Movie Park Germany.
While Karhana will compete in Madrid at the IAAF Challenge meet, Sudha will be in Germany for the Bottrop Gala International meet.
The first reference facility opened in 2009 in Bottrop, Germany (Indoor Skydiving Bottrop GmbH -
Travels to the Josef Albers Museum Quadrat, Bottrop, Germany, Mar.-May 2011; and other venues, including the Morgan Library & Museum, New York, in 2012.