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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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