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350 cases of suspected far-right sympathy found in German security forces
German security forces had to deal with 350 cases of suspected far-right extremism in the last three years, a new survey has found. The news comes after several police officers were suspended over right-wing group chats.
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Germany: Police raid far-right martial arts tournament
Around 90 participants attended the mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which was banned last year for having far-right ties. The fights were set to be held at a motorcycle club in Saxony-Anhalt.
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Yom Kippur: How safe are Germany's synagogues?
Jewish communities in Germany are observing Yom Kippur, nearly a year since the attack on a synagogue in Halle. The attack came as no surprise to Germany's Jews. What has changed since then?
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Berlin gentrification debate flares over Norwegian billionaire's investment
Berlin residents are worried that billionaire property developer Ivar Tollefsen is buying up thousands of apartments. His company Heimstaden claims it will work with the community, but won't sign a pledge saying so.
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FinCEN Files: Deutsche Bank tops list of suspicious transactions
Leaked documents shed a light on Deutsche Bank's central role in facilitating financial transactions deemed suspicious. Many of these could have enabled the circumvention of sanctions on Iran and Russia.
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Homophobia in German politics: How things have changed
The fight for equality for homosexuals in Germany has been long and arduous. Despite progress, an interview with a leading conservative politician of Angela Merkel's party indicates prejudice against gays still exists.
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Germany tells UK to 'stop playing games' on Brexit
Germany has told Britain that its threat to break international law when it leaves the Customs Union next year is unacceptable. Europe Minister Michael Roth said time was running out. 
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The German NGO behind Alexei Navalny's rescue
Alexei Navalny's evacuation from Siberia was organized by Berlin-based NGO the Cinema for Peace Foundation. Since 2002, it's drawn support from major Hollywood stars.
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