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The Most Picturesque Half-Timbered Towns in Germany

Let’s be honest. When you think about Germany, everyone pictures Germans wearing Lederhosen, drinking beer and eating bratwurst, magnificent fairy tale castles perched high above the towns people and beautiful landscapes. 1,064 more words


German authorities carry out 13 simultaneous counter-terrorism raids across five states

German police have simultaneously raided a dozen apartments and a refugee center across five states, police in Thuringia have announced. Authorities say the raids are targeting asylum seekers suspected of joining IS. 354 more words


"I have a double name. One for the Indian side and one for the German side"

Herford, North Rhine-Westphalia                Wedding, Berlin                      25 years old

In many ways, Santosh Voigt is quite a person of contradictions — one who lives in Berlin, but isn’t from Berlin. 858 more words


Organized crime on the rise in Germany

Organized criminals are increasingly active in Germany, with the mafia as well as biker and international gangs making headway in the country, according to a government report. 380 more words


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an ancient region in W Europe, including the modern areas of N Italy, France, Belgium, and the S Netherlands: consisted of two main divisions, one part S of the… 744 more words