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With the Greens now leading the polls, party co-chair Annalena Baerbock, 40, is seen as a serious contender for German chancellor in September's general election. She has moved the Greens increasingly to the political center. Andreas Gora - Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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These Are The Top Politicians Vying To Succeed Angela Merkel As Germany's Chancellor

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Tareq Alaows stands in front of the Bundestag, Germany's parliament, in Berlin. Alaows came to Germany as an asylum-seeker from Syria in 2015. He launched a campaign to run in Germany's federal election in September for the Green Party but recently withdrew his candidacy. Markus Schreiber/AP hide caption

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Germany Grapples With Racism After Threats Derail Refugee's Candidacy For Parliament

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Lines form in front of a vaccination center Monday in Hamburg, Germany. Marcus Brandt/dpa/picture alliance via Getty Images hide caption

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Germany Is Expected To Centralize Its COVID-19 Response. Some Fear It May Be Too Late

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People wait in front of the vaccination center in Gelsenkirchen, Germany, Wednesday, last week. Germany's health minister says the country is exploring purchasing the Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine from Russia. Martin Meissner/AP hide caption

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Holiday Flights From Germany Are On Despite Nation's Struggle To Contain The Pandemic

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A group of former displaced persons helps load the Freedom Bell aboard a Navy transport vessel in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Oct. 9, 1950. One of the children, Eva Zandler, 8, originally from Poland, presents a scroll — to be enshrined in the Freedom Bell's tower in Berlin — to Frederick Osborn, the New York City chairman of the Crusade for Freedom. Tom Fitzsimmons/AP hide caption

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Berlin's Tegel Airport opened in 1948 and is closing Sunday as a new international hub opens after a series of delays. Although COVID-19 has hampered travel, Germans are flocking to Tegel to relive memories. Bildagentur-online/Universal Images Group via Getty Images hide caption

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'An Era Is Coming To An End': Travelers Bid Fond Farewell To Berlin's Tegel Airport

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Germans Hope A Biden Win Would Boost Relations With The U.S.

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People wearing face masks walk past an outdoor restaurant Wednesday in Frankfurt, Germany. To slow the spread of the coronavirus, restaurants will be closed, starting Monday. Michael Probst/AP hide caption

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Berlin Orders Curfew For 1st Time In 70 Years As COVID-19 Cases Rise

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Friederike Seyfried, director of Antique Egyptian Department of the Neues Museum in Berlin, shows media a stain from liquid on the Sarcophagus of the prophet Ahmose on Wednesday. Markus Schreiber/AP hide caption

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European Coronavirus Infections Now Exceed U.S. Cases

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The House by the Lake: The True Story of a House, Its History, and the Four Families Who Made It Home, by Thomas Harding. Illustrated by Britta Teckentrup Candlewick Studio hide caption

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German motorcyclists demonstrate Sunday in Lower Saxony, Hanover, against proposals to restrict their rides. Peter Steffen/picture alliance via Getty Images hide caption

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In Quiet-Loving Germany, Motorcyclists Protest A Possible Ban On Loud Sunday Rides

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