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Thousands of demonstrators march in Berlin against far-right AfD

October 22, 2017 7:39 pm
Thousands of demonstrators march in Berlin against far-right AfD

People hold a banner reading “against racism in the Bundestag lower house of parliament” as they pass by the Reichstag building to protest against the far-right party “Alternative fuer Deutschland” (Alternative for Germany) AfD that will be in the parliament, in Berlin on October 22, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Thousands […]

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Berlin drops probe into US, British mass surveillance of German telecommunications, internet

October 5, 2017 11:07 am
Berlin drops probe into US, British mass surveillance of German telecommunications, internet

This file photo shows the British embassy in Berlin that was reported to operate a secret listening post in the German capital. (Photo by AFP) Prosecutors in Germany have dropped an investigation into alleged hacking of information from German citizens and officials by the US National Security Agency (NSA) and […]

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Turkey disregards Berlin’s reaction to arrest of German citizens over coup links

September 2, 2017 10:30 pm
Turkey disregards Berlin’s reaction to arrest of German citizens over coup links

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu attends a welcome ceremony during the visit of the Turkish president in the Jordanian capital Amman on August 21, 2017.(Photos by AFP) Ankara has dismissed Berlin’s reaction to Turkey’s arrest of German citizens over alleged links to last year’s failed coup. “When we arrest (a […]

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Mutiple injuries as smoke bomb goes off at Kurdish event in German capital Berlin

August 21, 2017 10:30 pm
Mutiple injuries as smoke bomb goes off at Kurdish event in German capital Berlin

Smoke grenade blast leaves 9 injured at Kurdish event in Berlin, Germany. (File photo) A smoke bomb blast has left several people injured at a gathering of the Kurdish community in the German capital, Berlin. Berlin police said on Monday that nine participants had to be treated for breathing difficulties […]

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Berlin divided between pro-Nazi, anti-Nazi rallies

August 19, 2017 10:30 pm
Berlin divided between pro-Nazi, anti-Nazi rallies

Extreme right-wing demonstrators gather prior to a neo-Nazi rally on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the death of Hitler’s deputy Rudolf Hess in Berlin Spandau on August 19, 2017. (Photos by AFP) Pro-Nazi extremists and their anti-fascist opponents have held rival rallies in Berlin on the death anniversary […]

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Ankara-Berlin ties to improve after German elections: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

August 12, 2017 10:30 pm
Ankara-Berlin ties to improve after German elections: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses his supporters in the Turkish city of Malatya on August 5, 2017. (Photo by AP) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has predicted that the country’s strained ties with Berlin will improve after Germany’s parliamentary election in September.  “Criticism from Europe is about their internal […]

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Two Chinese tourists arrested for Hitler salute in Berlin

August 6, 2017 10:30 pm
Two Chinese tourists arrested for Hitler salute in Berlin

The German flag flutters at half-mast on the Reichstag building housing the Bundestag (lower house of parliament) in Berlin, where is being held an hour of commemoration on January 27, 2017, the International Holocaust Remembrance Day. (Photo by AFP) Two Chinese tourists were detained in Berlin for making the straight-armed […]

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Trade union extends strikes at Berlin airports

March 13, 2017 10:30 pm
Trade union extends strikes at Berlin airports

Deserted check-in desks are seen at the Schoenefeld airport during a strike by ground staff, in Schoenefeld, near Berlin, on March 13, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Workers at two airports in Berlin on Monday said they would extend a walkout over pay that has grounded almost all flights out of […]

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Ground staffers strike at two Berlin airports

March 10, 2017 3:00 pm
Ground staffers strike at two Berlin airports

This file photo, taken on October 27, 2016, shows an information board at the Berlin Tegel airport showing cancelled flights due to a strike. (By AFP) Almost all flights have been cancelled at two airports in the German capital of Berlin due to a strike by ground staff over wages. […]

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Berlin says Turkey has increased ‘intelligence efforts’ in Germany

March 8, 2017 8:00 pm
Berlin says Turkey has increased ‘intelligence efforts’ in Germany

Germany’s domestic intelligence agency BfV has warned about Turkey’s increased espionage activities in Germany, amid souring relations between the two countries ahead of a Turkish referendum to boost the power of the president. “The BfV is observing a significant increase in intelligence efforts by Turkey in Germany,” said the agency […]

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Berlin attacker used 14 different identities: Police

January 5, 2017 10:30 pm
Berlin attacker used 14 different identities: Police

German officials say the Berlin market attacker used 14 different identities and had been detained by authorities prior to the deadly incident on fraud charges. On December 16, 2016, Anis Amri from Tunisia hijacked a truck, driving it into a crowd shopping at a Christmas market in the German capital, in […]

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Polish driver of truck used in Berlin attack killed hours before rampage: Report

December 28, 2016 6:30 pm
Polish driver of truck used in Berlin attack killed hours before rampage: Report

Ariel Zurawski, the owner of a Polish trucking company, shows the last photo taken of his cousin and driver, Lukasz Urban, who was apparently the first victim of the attack in Berlin, in Sobiemysl, Poland, December 20, 2016. (Photo by AP) A polish individual whose truck was recently commandeered by […]

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Berlin attack suspect shot dead in Italy

December 23, 2016 10:30 pm
Berlin attack suspect shot dead in Italy

This handout picture, released by German police on December 22, 2016, shows an arrest warrant in Arabic for Anis Amri, suspected of being involved in the Berlin Christmas market attack that killed 12 people on December 19. (Via AFP) A man believed to be the perpetrator of a Monday terrorist […]

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Russia police step up security in wake of Berlin attack

December 21, 2016 8:40 pm
Russia police step up security in wake of Berlin attack

Police watch the cabin of a truck, green, being towed away, a day after a terrorist attack in central Berlin, Germany, December 20, 2016. (Photo by AFP) In the wake of the deadly truck ramming into a Christmas market in Berlin, Russian police say “heavy trucks” will be used in […]

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Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel, top security brass mull response to Berlin attack

December 20, 2016 10:30 pm
Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel, top security brass mull response to Berlin attack

German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks during a press conference on December 20, 2016, in Berlin after an alleged terrorist attack at a Christmas market. (Photo by AFP) German Chancellor Angela Merkel has summoned the country’s top security authorities for talks on how the government should respond to the truck attack […]

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