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Oct 22, 2017 8:48 PM

UN praises German refugee policy, urges improvements

While praising Germany's openness toward refugees, the UN refugee agency UNHCR has called on newly elected German lawmakers to further improve the situation and prospects for refugees.


Oct 22, 2017 5:52 PM

As AfD joins Bundestag, thousands protest racism in Berlin

Two days before the new Bundestag convenes, protesters called on the German government not to tolerate right-wing hatred. The message was clearly directed at the far-right Alternative for Germany party.


Oct 22, 2017 3:12 PM

University of Hamburg publishes 'religious expression' code

The University of Hamburg has become Germany's first institute of higher education to set forth guidelines for religious practice on campus. A 10-member interdisciplinary commission drafted the guidelines.


Oct 22, 2017 2:44 AM

Germany terrorism prosecution cases soar: report

A nearly four-fold increase in terrorism-related cases is stretching the manpower of federal prosecutors. So far this year nearly 900 terrorism cases have been opened.


Oct 21, 2017 10:52 AM

Munich knife attack: Suspect sent to psychiatric hospital

Munich police have sent a man suspected of wounding eight people in a knife attack to a nearby hospital for a mental evaluation. The 33-year-old German national was caught following a three-hour manhunt.


Indendant der Deutschen Wlle Erik Bettermann

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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