Heinrich Himmler (left) and Adolf Hitler (third from left) observe Stormtroop maneuvers in January 1941. Keystone/Getty Images hide caption

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Kamal Hamade, the owner of the Taverna du Liban, had taken many steps to make his restaurant secure, and it was one of the few that Western agencies allowed their personnel to frequent. Rahmat Gul/AP hide caption

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German farmer Rudolf Buehler and other opponents of the Transatlantic Free Trade Agreement protest with 17 pigs in front of the chancellor's office building in Berlin on Wednesday. Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson/NPR hide caption

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Syrian refugees arriving at the transit camp in Friedland, Germany, stand in line at the registration desk on Sept. 11. Germany has deported asylum seekers on the basis of an EU treaty that requires migrants seeking entry to Europe to be processed by the first EU country they arrive in. Many Syrians in Germany have come from other countries such as Bulgaria or Greece. Swen Pfortner/DPA/Landov hide caption

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The Desert Flower Center, created by Somali model Waris Dirie, opened in Berlin in September. The medical center provides victims of female genital cutting with reconstructive surgery, counseling and other treatment. Stephanie Pilick/DPA/Landov hide caption

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Burak Karan was a rising German-Turkish soccer player before leaving Germany to fight in the Syrian civil war. He was killed in northern Syria in October at age 26. Karan is shown here in Aachen, Germany, in 2008. Marcel Decoux/EPA/Landov hide caption

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A German law from 1516 says beer should only include three ingredients: hops, barley and water. Now brewers are lobbying to have the law be recognized by UNESCO. Dan Love/Flickr hide caption

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