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New Volkswagen CEO Matthias Mueller poses with Berthold Huber (third from right) acting head of the Supervisory board of Volkswagen, Stephan Weil (second from right) Prime Minister of Lower Saxony and member of the Supervisory board, Wolfgang Porsche (right) member of Supervisory board and Bernd Osterloh (left) head of Volkwagen's works council, at VW's headquarters in Germany on Friday. Fabian Bimmer/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Matthias Mueller, new chief executive of Volkswagen AG, attends a news conference at the VW factory in in Wolfsburg, Germany, on Friday. Mueller takes over after Martin Winterkorn resigned earlier this week amid a diesel emissions-testing scandal. Julian Stratenschulte/EPA/Landov hide caption

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Wilfried Block, the mayor of Friedland, in northeastern Germany, says his shrinking town needs migrants to revitalize the economy. Much of Europe faces a demographic challenge, with retirees on the rise and young workers in decline. Analysts say migrants could be the source of young workers that Europe needs. Esme Nicholson for NPR hide caption

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A German Town In Decline Sees Refugees As Path To Revival

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Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius and Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin pose for a picture ahead of their meeting at the foreign ministry's guesthouse, Villa Borsig, at Lake Tegel in Berlin on Saturday. Tobias Schwarz/AP hide caption

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Migrants seeking asylum wait at the registration center on August 27, 2015 in Ingelheim, Germany. Germany is receiving more than 1,000 new migrants a day from countries like Syria, Eritrea and Afghanistan. In some cases, those migrants include unaccompanied minors, as NPR's Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson found at a similar center in Munich. Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images hide caption

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Young Migrants, Some Arriving Without Parents, Seek A Safe Place

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A migrant girl holds a sign expressing her love to Germany as she arrives at the train station in Saalfeld, central Germany, on Saturday. Hundreds of refugees arrived in a train from Munich to be transported by bus to an accomodation center. Jens Meyer/AP hide caption

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A man lifts up a child next to a train that was stopped in Bicske, Hungary, on Friday. More than 150,000 people have reached Hungary this year, most coming through the southern border with Serbia. Petr David Josek/AP hide caption

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Asylum seekers rally in front of the German Office for Migration and Refugees with vests that read "no one is illegal" in Nuremberg on Aug. 17. Migrants from Afghanistan, Ethiopia, Iran and Syria called for faster asylum procedures, the freedom to choose their accommodation and the abolition of camps where they must stay. Timm Schamberger/EPA/LANDOV hide caption

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Seeking Asylum In Germany Can Mean Living In Limbo

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The Port of Hamburg's trade volume has more than doubled since 1990 and is projected to double again by 2030. Andrew Schneider for NPR hide caption

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Germany's Big Port Eager For U.S.-EU Trade Deal, But Some Are Skeptical

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