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Why Are Syrian War Crimes Being Prosecuted In Germany?

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Omar Alshogre, a Syrian refugee who was tortured as a political prisoner in Syria, now lives in Sweden. He has framed photos of men who he says tortured him that he keeps upside down. Axel Öberg for NPR hide caption

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How Syrians Who Fled Their Country Are Pursuing Justice After Torture From The Regime

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Survivor Of Torture In Syria's Prisons Is Telling His Story

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Documents Smuggled Out Of Syria Being Used To Build War Crimes Cases Against Regime

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German Group Aims To Use Soccer To Empower Female Athletes

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Ursula von der Leyen, then Germany's defense minister, reads in 2014 with 1st Lt. Patrick Schumitz and his son, Oskar, during a nursery opening at the University of the Federal Armed Forces, Munich. During a previous stint running Germany's family ministry, von der Leyen, a mother of seven, instituted new child care and parental leave policies. Christoph Stache/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Few German Mothers Go Back To Work Full Time. These Are The Challenges They Face

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In Germany, Working Mothers Say They Face Job Discrimination

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel Brushes Off Health Concerns, Says She Is Fine

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How Instex, Europe's Trade Channel With Iran, Will Work

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An honor guard stands at the coffin of assassinated German politician Walter Lübcke at his memorial service on June 13 in Kassel, Germany. Lübcke, a Christian Democrat, was outspoken in his pro-immigration views. His confessed killer is an avowed neo-Nazi with a 20-plus-year history of violence against immigrants. Sean Gallup/Getty Images hide caption

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A German Politician's Assassination Prompts New Fears About Far-Right Violence

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Fears Of Far-Right Terror In Germany

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How The International Community Is Reacting To Rising U.S.-Iran Tensions

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Europe Wants To Continue Doing Some Business With Iran Despite U.S. Sanctions

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