Berlin's Frenzied Fireworks Have Locals Leaving, Hiding On New Year's
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Berlin Cheers On Former East German Soccer Team
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With Amnesty Russia Polishes Its Image Before Winter Olympics
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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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Is A 500-Year-Old German Beer Law Heritage Worth Honoring?
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Germany's Merkel To Be Sworn In Again As Chancellor
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Neo-Nazis In Germany Use Music To Attract Followers
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U.S. Spying Takes Center Stage At EU Summit
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German 'Bishop Of Bling' Booted From Office Over Lavish Spending
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Two German women chat in the gardens of a senior care home in Berlin. Germany is grappling with a rapidly aging population: By 2050, almost a third of Germans will be 65 years or older, and a growing "Grandma export" trend has set hands wringing. Sean Gallup/Getty Images hide caption

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Grandma Exodus: German Seniors Look To Poland For Care
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Germany's Chancellor Leads Conservative Party To Victory
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Germany's Merkel May Need To Include Opponents In Her Coalition
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German Voters Expected To Elect Merkel To Third Term
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NPD Party activists hold up German flags in the Hellersdorf-Marzahn district of Berlin last month, as they protest a new home for asylum seekers. Odd Andersen/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Germany's Refugee Policy Tested By New Arrivals
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