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A German police investigator carries a box after searching an apartment believed to belong to the crashed Germanwings flight 4U 9524 co-pilot Andreas Lubitz in Duesseldorf, on Thursday. Wolfgang Rattay/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Students mourn in front of their school in Haltern, Germany, on Wednesday, a day after the Germanwings plane crash. Sixteen high-schoolers and two teachers from the school were among the 150 people onboard the plane. Martin Meissner/AP hide caption

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Lamya Kaddor teaches Islamic studies in Germany. She's written a new book, Zum Toeten Bereit (Ready To Kill), about the experience of having five former students flee to Syria to join jihadist groups. Andre Zelck/Courtesy of Piper Verlag GmbH hide caption

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After Students Went To Wage Jihad, Teacher Highlights Youth Radicalization

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Berlin residents Mareike Geiling (left) and her boyfriend, Jonas Kakoschke, speak with their roommate, a Muslim refugee from Mali. Geiling and Kokoschke helped launch a website that matches Germans willing to share their homes with new arrivals. Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson/NPR hide caption

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Germans Open Their Homes To Refugee Roommates

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Young fans of the German national soccer team drink iced tea in July 2010 as they watch the FIFA World Cup semi-final match Germany vs. Spain in an Arabic cafe in Berlin's Neukölln district. The neighborhood has gentrified rapidly in recent years, but many of the white families moving in leave once their children reach school age. Local groups are trying to change that. AFP/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In Berlin, Grassroots Efforts Work To Integrate Inner-City Schools

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Earlier this month, Dr. Sadiqu al-Mousllie, accompanied by his family and a few members of their mosque, stood in downtown Braunschweig, Germany, and held up signs that read: "I am a Moslem. What would you like to know?" in an effort to promote dialogue between Muslims and non-Muslims. Courtesy of Sarah Mousllie hide caption

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A German Muslim Asks His Compatriots: 'What Do You Want To Know?'

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German police officers gather in preparation for a demonstration by members of LEGIDA, the Leipzig arm of the anti-immigrant movement PEGIDA. Hannibal Hanschke/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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A new BMW X4 vehicle is unveiled during a March 2014 news conference at the BMW manufacturing plant in Greer, S.C. Chuck Burton/AP hide caption

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Analysts Watch For Impacts Of European Economic Weakness On U.S.

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The warden's barracks at a satellite camp of the Buchenwald concentration camp in Schwerte, Germany, on Jan. 13. According to media reports, the city has proposed housing around 20 refugees in buildings at the camp. The move has drawn protests in Germany. Bernd Thissen/DPA/Landov hide caption

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, front third from left, attends a vigil in Berlin organized by a German Muslim group to commemorate the victims of last week's attacks in Paris. Michael Sohn/AP hide caption

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A protester in Dresden, Germany, holds a poster Monday showing Chancellor Angela Merkel wearing a headscarf during a rally organized by PEGIDA, a group that is against what it calls the "Islamization of Europe." Jens Meyer/AP hide caption

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