Germany deported a key suspect in the 2016 Berlin Christmas market attack before he was questioned, according to leaked official documents. Bilel Ben Ammar is thought to have been an informant for Moroccan intelligence.
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More and more rejected asylum-seekers are being sent back to Tunisia, Morocco and Algeria, according to a new report. The German government wants to designate the countries as "safe" in order to accelerate the process.
A new UN report on the state of world biodiversity for food and agriculture highlights women's role in food security.
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The Philippine foreign minister embraced remarks made by President Duterte comparing himself to Hitler. The minister himself has called for a "final solution" for his country's war against drugs.
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Two Saudi sisters say they are hiding in Hong Kong after being intercepted at Hong Kong airport by kingdom officials while fleeing their home. It is the latest case of women fleeing repression in Saudi Arabia.
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A majority of Germans feel that after years of moving towards the middle, the SPD and CDU are returning to their traditional corners. Nearly three-quarters of respondents to a new poll think this is the right way to go.
The drug commissioner in the German Bundestag has called for drivers to completely avoid alcohol or other drugs before taking the wheel. Her remarks come as drug-related car accidents surge in Germany.
Almost a terabyte of evidence in a child pornography case went missing while in police custody in the town of Detmold. Local officers are under investigation, with one official describing the situation as a "disaster."
By keeping some soldiers in Syria, the US may try to pressure European allies to send troops to the country as well.
Leaders will need to discuss how Turkey will deal with an influx of former Islamic State fighters attempting to transit.
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An Israeli rocket has taken off from Cape Canaveral in Florida, on course for a lunar landing that would make history for both the Jewish state and commercial space travel.
The German government wants to continue its military presence in Afghanistan through 2020. But uncertainty over whether the US will withdraw its troops from the country has opposition lawmakers calling for an exit plan.
Luka Jovic, Sebastien Haller and Ante Rebic all scored to help Eintracht Frankfurt reach the Europa League last 16. In this form, there may not be a team in Europe that would want to face Adi Hütter's side.
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Cinematic stereotypes reflect and shape common prejudices. Perceptions can be influenced by portrayals of Asians as nerdy, black men as dangerous and Latinas as fiery. So, how does Hollywood portray various groups?
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