Chile is the world's largest copper producer and has profited from China's economic boom in the past decade. But as China's growth slowed, so did copper imports. Chile's small-scale miners are particularly vulnerable.
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Germany's most populous state, North Rhine-Westphalia, is mulling the introduction of university tuition fees for non-EU students. Critics are aghast, fearing a slump in international enrollment.
A German court has charged a lawyer over €200,000 in expenses after it emerged that his client, a neo-Nazi terrorist bomb victim, never existed. But the lawyer claims he himself was duped. How could he not know?
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