The CEO of Berlin's Charite Hospital, Karl Max Einhaeupl (left), and leading doctor Kai-Uwe Eckardt discuss the health of Pyotr Verzilov in Berlin on Tuesday. Verzilov, a member of Russian punk protest band Pussy Riot, was flown to Germany on Sept. 16 after a suspected poisoning.
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Louisiana crawfish caught in waters in and around Berlin are on display at Fisch Frank fish restaurant in Berlin. They are an invasive species and authorities recently licensed a local fisherman to catch them and sell them to local restaurants.
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Last Friday night, the Berlin bookstore Shakespeare and Sons hosted a Sabbath dinner as part of the pre-kickoff activities for Nosh Berlin, the German capital's first Jewish food festival. Guests at the bookstore included many non-Jewish Germans who purchased tickets.
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Philippe Mora, whose father made life-saving baguettes during WWII, displays his graphic of his father, Georges Mora, and his godfather, Marcel Marceau, making mayonnaise together.
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The Christmas market near the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church in Berlin continues on Dec. 22. Somber but determined not to be cowed, visitors flocked to the market as it reopened three days after being struck in a deadly truck assault.
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A body is covered with a thermal blanket after a shootout between Italian police and a man near a train station in Milan's Sesto San Giovanni neighborhood early Friday. Italy's interior minister said the man killed is "without a shadow of doubt" Anis Amri, the suspect in the Berlin Christmas market attack.
At the 1936 Olympics, 18 black athletes went to Berlin as part of the U.S. team. Pictured here are (left to right, rear) high jumpers Dave Albritton and Cornelius Johnson; hurdler Tidye Pickett; sprinter Ralph Metcalfe; boxer Jim Clark; sprinter Mack Robinson. In front: weightlifter John Terry (left); long jumper John Brooks.
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The Willy Brandt Berlin Brandenburg International Airport was supposed to open in 2012, but it has been delayed repeatedly and is now set to open in 2017. The cost overruns and delays have made the airport the butt of frequent jokes.
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