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Aug 18, 2017 12:18 AM

Berlin crayfish panic as Tiergarten overrun with red crustaceans

A wildlife group has been receiving daily calls from people reporting marauding crustaceans in Berlin's Tiergarten. The invasive species are often seen scuttling outside the Spanish Embassy.

Aug 17, 2017 9:09 PM

Diluted cancer medication scandal spreads through Germany

German activists have demanded tougher controls after thousands of patients reportedly received diluted cancer medications. Reports suggest the scandal can be traced to a single pharmacist acting out of financial gain.

Aug 17, 2017 7:18 PM

AfD's Frauke Petry falls from favor ahead of Bundestag vote

Frauke Petry, the face of the nationalist Alternative for Germany, has suffered a blow to her political career weeks before the Bundestag elections. Even her AfD colleagues have dropped her as prosecutors ready charges.

Aug 17, 2017 4:30 PM

Political hold muzak: An easy-listening CDU, an ambient SPD

People's taste in music speaks volumes about who they are, so what do political parties' telephone tunes say? DW's Jefferson Chase called the headquarters of Germany's major parties to find out.

Aug 17, 2017 4:14 PM

Far-right extremism probe into elite German army unit opens

State prosecutors in the city of Tübingen have begun investigating whether right-wing activities took place at a farewell party for special forces in the Bundeswehr. It is the latest scandal to rock the German army.

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DW Director General Erik Bettermann: "Deutsche Welle ensures Germany's multimedia presence"

Germany's international broadcaster Deutsche Welle (DW) has been in dialogue with the world for 60 years. Since its first day on air, it has transformed from a shortwave radio broadcaster to a multimedia organization. "With its journalistic content in 30 languages, DW ensures Germany's multimedia presence in the world," said Erik Bettermann, Deutsche Welle's Director General. He added that competition for global audiences is becoming increasingly fierce due to an ever-growing amount of media products, especially in the field television.

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