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Latest update : 2010-01-22

Left wing extremists fight the gentirifcation of Berlin suburbs

Crimes committed by left-wing extremists in Berlin tripled in 2009. More than 300 cars were set alight last year in Prenzlauer Berg and Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg, two districts of Berlin. They're coming under attack because of a huge influx there of well-off families. and the authorities no longer know how to keep this violence under control.

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2014-09-12 World War I

The ghosts of German-ruled Namibia

Over a century ago, Germany colonised what is now know as Namibia. In the years that followed, tens of thousands of Africans were killed and all opposition was crushed. After its...

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2014-09-11 humanitarian action

Calais struggles with flood of UK-bound migrants

For years, the northern French city of Calais has been a transit point for some of the world's most desperate people: migrants from countries like Syria, Eritrea, Afghanistan and...

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2014-09-10 sport

Invictus Games: Veterans continue fight on home front

In the UK, hundreds of injured servicemen and women have gathered from 13 countries for the first Invictus Games, the brainchild of Prince Harry. Based on a similar idea in the...

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2014-09-09 India

'Linguistic Apartheid' in India?

In India, a simple English test has caused thousands of students to hold protests. They say the entrance exam for the civil service is elitist and discriminatory. In a country of...

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2014-09-08 diplomacy

Tokyo determined to secure return of abducted citizens from North Korea

In the 1970s and 1980s, dozens of Japanese citizens were abducted by North Korea. Many were used to help train North Koreans to fit into Japanese society as spies. Officially...

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