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Major gas pipeline from Russia to Europe restarts after a break for maintenance

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Abortion-rights activists in Germany aim to make the procedure more widely available

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Northern Europe is bracing for unusually high temperatures this week

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Germany to send anti-aircraft systems to Ukraine, despite worry of provoking conflict

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Alla Ilyinichna Sinelnikova (left), 90, and Sonya Leibovna Tartakovskaya, 83, were recently evacuated from Ukraine to Germany. Both are survivors of the Holocaust, and this is the second time they are fleeing war. "I never thought I would live to see such horror for the second time in my life," says Sinelnikova. "I thought it was in my past, all over and done with. And now we're reliving it." Esme Nicholson/NPR hide caption

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Ukrainian Holocaust survivors flee war again — this time to Germany

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Austrian Chancellor Karl Nehammer says he had tough talks with Putin

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People fleeing the Russian invasion in Ukraine and volunteers to help them fill the Hauptbahnhof main railway station on Wednesday in Berlin. Hannibal Hanschke/Getty Images hide caption

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Ukrainians fleeing war, and volunteers to help them, fill a Berlin train station

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Berlin honors U.S. war veteran 'Candy Bomber'

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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, right, speaks to German Chancellor Olaf Scholz during their meeting at The Mariinskyi Palace in Kyiv, Ukraine, on Monday. Scholz visited Ukraine as part of a flurry of Western diplomacy aimed at heading off a feared Russian invasion that some warn could be just days away. AP hide caption

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Germany is in a tough place dealing with Russia given their strong trade relationship

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Goodbye ceremony for Germany's Chancellor Merkel featured some telling music choices

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In the German language, nouns themselves are often gendered. Cities across Germany, including Lubeck, are now trying to use gender-neutral language by placing a colon or asterisk within words. Marcus Brandt/dpa/picture alliance via Getty Images hide caption

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Germany debates how to form gender-neutral words out of its gendered language

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Norwegian police name man responsible for bow and arrow attacks

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German Politicians Fret Over Afghan Refugees As Election Looms

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Flooding has led to the collapse of an entire field in Rhein-Erft-Kreis, a district in western Germany. Officials have said a warming climate is at least partially to blame for floods. Rhein-Erft-Kreis District/Storyful hide caption

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