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Leon Hakobian shows on his mobile phone a preliminary draft of a logo for a new Jewish grouping within Germany's far-right Alternative for Germany party, during the Jewish group's founding event on Oct. 7 in Wiesbaden, a city in Germany's western state of Hesse. Frank Rumpenhorst/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Meet The Jews Of The German Far Right

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Katrin Ebner-Steiner (center), regional leader of the Alternative for Germany, celebrates with party co-leader Alice Weidel (right) as election results roll in Sunday in Mamming, Germany. Armin Weigel/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel's political allies in the wealthy alpine state of Bavaria risk losing ground to the far-right Alternative for Germany, or AfD, party in upcoming regional elections. Pool/Zick,Jochen-Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Germany's Far Right Finds A New Stronghold In Bavaria, And It's Costing Merkel

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North Rhine-Westphalia's interior minister Herbert Reul, seen with police officers, apologized for mistakes that left a Syrian man falsely imprisoned and then dead when a fire broke out in the jail. Oliver Berg/picture alliance via Getty Image hide caption

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Containers from China are stacked next to the train station in the Duisburg port in July. Approximately 25 trains a week use a new connection between Duisburg and the Chinese cities of Chongqing and Yiwu. Several European countries use the railway for trading goods both from and into China. Maja Hitij/Getty Images hide caption

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Chinese Companies Get Tech-Savvy Gobbling Up Germany's Factories

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Björn Höcke (center), a politician from the Alternative for Germany party, participates in a march in Chemnitz, eastern Germany, on Sept. 1, after several nationalist groups called for marches protesting the killing of a German man allegedly by migrants. Jens Meyer/AP hide caption

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Cardinal Reinhard Marx and Bishop Stephan Ackermann present the results of the study on sexual abuse of minors by Germany's Catholic priests and clerics on Tuesday in Fulda, Germany. Daniel Roland/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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An offshore installation barge welds segments of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, to be laid on the seabed near Lubmin on Germany's Baltic coast. Esme Nicholson/NPR hide caption

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In Germany, Construction Has Begun On Controversial New Russian Gas Pipeline

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An informal tented settlement for Syrian refugees in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley. AHA members filmed at this camp, gathering footage for their fundraising video Ruth Sherlock/NPR hide caption

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A German Far-Right Group Aids Syrian Refugees — To Stop Them From Reaching Europe

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Large crowds of far-right demonstrators rallied in the German city of Chemnitz on Saturday. Ralf Hirschberger/picture alliance via Getty Images hide caption

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The harvest is bad for German farmers this year as the country has experienced the hottest summer on record and months without rainfall. Christian Ender/Getty Images hide caption

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German Farmers Struck By Drought Fear Further Damage From Climate Change

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A man raises his arm in a Nazi salute in response to heckling from leftists at a protest gathering the day after a fatal stabbing by migrant suspects triggered large protests in the city of Chemnitz in eastern Germany. Sean Gallup/Getty Images hide caption

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Jakiw Palij immigrated to the U.S. in 1949. According to U.S. authorities, he concealed his Nazi service. Department of Justice hide caption

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Alleged Nazi Labor Camp Guard Deported To Germany

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Miriam Davoudvandi, 26, is one of many Germans who took to Twitter to share her experiences of racism starting as early as elementary school. Davoudvandi's teachers doubted her language abilities. Today she is the editor-in-chief of a hip-hop magazine and is fluent in five languages. Esme Nicholson/NPR hide caption

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Minorities In Germany Are Sounding Off Against Racism With #MeTwo Hashtag

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Beer bottles with crowned caps crowd the conveyor belts of a filling plant in the Veltins brewery in Meschede-Grevenstein, western Germany, in January. Rainer Jensen/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Uh-Oh, Germany Is Rapidly Running Out Of Beer Bottles

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Syrian lawyer Anwar al-Bunni, who survived torture in Syrian regime jail cells, is pictured in Berlin on March 1, 2017. He is among other Syrian torture survivors, lawyers and human rights groups who have filed criminal complaints in Germany alleging crimes against humanity and war crimes committed by top officials in President Bashar Assad's regime. Michael Kappeler/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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With Syria's War Nearly Over, Victims Take The Battle To European Courts

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Thousands of Berliners come to Tempelhof on warm summer evenings, but there's always room for more. Martin Kaste/NPR hide caption

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The Site Of The Berlin Airlift Now Serves As Refugee Shelter And Big Open Park

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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. Carsten Koall/Getty Images hide caption

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For Berlin, Invasive Crustaceans Are A Tough Catch And A Tough Sell

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The defendant identified as Berrin T. (right) is led past defendant Christian L. (left) ahead of their sentencing hearing Tuesday at the district court in Freiburg, Germany. Getty Images says their faces have been pixelated in accordance with court orders. Thomas Kienzle/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Garzweiler coal mine and power plant near the city of Grevenbroich in western Germany. Plans to expand an open-pit brown coal mine in the eastern German village of Pödelwitz have prompted protests. Martin Meissner/AP hide caption

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Germany Bulldozes Old Villages For Coal Despite Lower Emissions Goals

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