After the end of the Cold War in 1989, many eastern Germans left for the western part of the reunited country. But a tenth of them have now moved back to the places in the east where they grew up. We meet a few of the returnees.
Many of the economic problems facing eastern Germany are similar to those in western Germany and most of Europe. So, why is xenophobia so much worse in the East?
More than 12,000 people protested against racism across western Germany, two weeks after far-right violence in the east. The demonstrators took issue with countries like Afghanistan being considered safe for return.
From Charleston's colonial mansions, to fragile Outer Banks beaches, to exalted centers of American history, the tourism-heavy US East Coast is facing a potentially devastating blow from Hurricane Florence.
Berlin and Madrid have agreed to return to Spain some migrants arriving in Germany. The German interior minister is hoping for more bilateral agreements to return migrants to their point of entry into Europe.
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