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Caretaker Sylvana Tyralla conducts a memory exercise with AlexA nursing home residents in one of two former East German "remembrance rooms." Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson/NPR hide caption

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel shakes hands Friday with the leader of the Social Democratic Party, Martin Schulz. Merkel's conservatives reached a "breakthrough" deal with the Social Democrats toward building a new coalition government, sources close to the negotiations said. John MacDougall/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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German Leaders Agree On New Coalition Talks, But Hurdles Remain

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German Chancellor Merkel Strikes Deal For New Coalition Government

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Germany's Angela Merkel Tries For A 2nd Time To Form A Government

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Forming A Coalition Is Distracting Chancellor Merkel, Critics Say

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Austrian Muslims Say Religious Intolerance Is Growing

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Austria's Coalition Government Includes Party Linked To Ex-Nazis

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German City Bans Refugees From Settling There, Other Cities May Follow

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Ali Abdullah Saleh gave a speech to supporters in Yemen's capital Sanaa on Aug. 24, 2017. He never wavered in his belief that only he could lead the Yemenis, even though he fueled societal divisions by playing enemies off one another to weaken his opposition. Mohammed Huwais/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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German Government Trying To Bring Back Children Who Ended Up With ISIS

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In Germany, Chancellor Angela Merkel's Coalition Talks Have Failed

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Coalition Talks In Germany Collapse, Blow To Merkel's Leadership

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