Comedian Jan Boehmermann, who performed a satirical poem about Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, appeared at the German Television Awards in January in Duesseldorf, Germany. Mathis Wienand/Getty Images hide caption

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On Feb. 9, rescue teams work at the site where two trains collided head-on near Bad Aibling, Germany. A dispatcher whose errors allegedly caused the crash has been arrested after he admitted playing a game on his cellphone while he was working on the morning of the crash. Matthias Schrader/AP hide caption

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In this May 8, 2005 photo, supporters of the far right party NPD gather at Berlin's Alexanderplatz square. Martin Meissner/AP hide caption

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Refugees Rescue German Politician, But The Rhetoric Stays The Same
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Tina Buechner da Costa (left) hopes to become Germany's female astronaut. Claudia Kessler (right), CEO of HE Space, is organizing a campaign to send the first German woman into space. Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson/NPR hide caption

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Wanted: Female German Astronauts
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Afghans seeking passports wait in line in Kabul on Jan. 20. Many Afghans are seeking to leave the country, though some have returned from countries like Germany after finding out that they were unlikely to receive asylum. Xinhua News Agency hide caption

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Feeling Unwanted In Germany, Some Afghan Migrants Head Home
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Migrants and refugees seeking asylum in Sarstedt, Germany, line up Feb. 26 for lunch at the shelter where they live while their asylum applications are processed. Germany wants to send more migrants home and sent a charter plane filled with Afghan migrants back to Kabul on Wednesday. Alexander Koerner /Getty Images hide caption

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Discouraged By Delays In Germany, Some Migrants Opt To Return Home
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Donald Trump's paternal grandparents, Friedrich Trump and Elisabeth Christ, came from the southwest German village of Kallstadt. Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images hide caption

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In Trump's German Ancestral Village, The Locals Are Not Impressed
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Duesseldorf's "Maghreb Quarter" — named for the region that includes Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco --€” is home to many North African restaurants and shops. Patrik Stollarz/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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German Anger Toward Migrants Is Directed At North Africans
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"I trust her, she is a very open person," Vladimir Putin said of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, seen here at last month's climate talks in Paris. But, he told the German daily Bild, "she is also subject to certain constraints and limitations." Alain Jocard/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The new "critical edition" of Mein Kampf, shown here in a Munich bookstore on Friday, is the first version of Adolf Hitler's notorious manifesto to be published in Germany since the end of World War II. Matthias Schrader/AP hide caption

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Hitler's 'Mein Kampf' Is Back In German Bookstores After 70 Years
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Women protest Tuesday outside the cathedral in Cologne, with signs saying "We are fed up" and "We will not remain silent." Oliver Berg/EPA /Landov hide caption

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New Year's Eve Assaults Renew German Tensions Over Migrants
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Jamil Mohamad Amin, 16, (left), Zara Hussein, 16, (center) and Vice Principal Silke Donath at Johanna-Eck School in Berlin. The school has students from many backgrounds. Both students are Syrian Kurds who migrated to Germany. Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson/NPR hide caption

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Migrants Find A Warm Welcome At This German School
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Three migrants from Afghanistan walk along the A3 highway shortly after they crossed into Germany on August 30, 2015, near Neuhaus am Inn, Germany. Police detained them shortly after and took them to a registration center for asylum seekers. Germany has welcomed many refugees — but now is discouraging Afghans who are seeking better economic prospects. Sean Gallup/Getty Images hide caption

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Struggling To Absorb Asylum-Seekers, Germany Steps Up Deportations
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