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Neonazi murder trial opens to protests

The highest-profile neonazi murder trial in Germany in decades opened today, with the five accused appearing in public for the first time since their arrest more than a year ago.


Stumble stones are for German hearts and minds

BERLIN - The late, late snow has finally disappeared from Berlin's streets. Visible once again, here and there, are the "stumble stones" -"stolpersteine" in German - with their brief, tragic messages.


Germany’s finance minister: The most dangerous man in Europe?

Angela is losing "patience" with irresponsible lands and leaders to the South, reluctant to bear the required share of their burdens.


German troops in Africa evoke bad memories

On February 28, Germany's Bundestag members of most political parties voted to send German troops to Mali.


Sexism, elections, and prison sentences for anti-fascists in Germany

There were tweets every minute and soon tens of thousands of electronic messages - all about sexual harassment and sexism in general.


Things in Berlin up in the air…or grounded!

Things in Berlin are all really up in the air! No, cancel that! Just the opposite; they are grounded - indefinitely!

Right-wing murderers protected in Berlin

For a year now, the case of three mystery killers has roiled the German scene.


Today in history: Kristallnacht or the Night of Broken Glass

On 9-10 November 1938, a series of coordinated attacks against Jews took place throughout Germany and parts of Austria, carried out by the SS elite military forces, the Hitler Youth, and neighborhood gangsters.


A ragged ragout from Berlin and Swabia

This bulletin is a mix of items - decent news, and not-big news.

Three killers and a blurry background

What connection is there between a sheepishly smiling politician and the mad rage of a bloodthirsty mob bent on murder in a Baltic coast town 150 miles away?

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