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[l] at 5/13/24 8:04am
Violent attacks, arson attacks, death threats: Brutal hostilities against politicians are shaking democracy in Germany. Experts are observing a growing far-right youth culture and are calling for more protection, especially for public officials in local authorities.

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[l] at 5/7/24 5:31am
Two huge companies farm salmon right off the coast of Iceland. Critics warn that escaped farm fish present an existential danger to wild populations in the country. The country's president – and the singer Björk – have entered the debate.

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[l] at 5/7/24 3:47am
Hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians left behind apartments and homes in territory that has since been annexed by Russia. The occupying forces are now "nationalizing" many properties – and some Ukrainians are also illegally selling their homes.

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[l] at 4/30/24 11:20am
The far-right AfD presents itself as a patriotic party, but revelations about possible monetary payments from Russia and a suspected Chinese spy have exposed its members as traitors to their country. DER SPIEGEL has learned that the Kremlin even drafted a "manifesto" for the party.

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[l] at 4/25/24 9:29am
The German chancellor and his foreign minister recently visited China and the Middle East and the government is conducting crisis diplomacy at all the global hotspots. But Berlin has failed to deliver much, and some are asking if Germany is even a global player politically.

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[l] at 4/24/24 4:39am
Be it urban gardening or village stores: SPIEGEL WISSEN is looking for projects for the Social Design Award that promote personal initiative and the common good. Winners will receive up to 2,500 euros.

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[l] at 4/24/24 2:51am
Putting our hands to use. SPIEGEL WISSEN is looking for the best community projects whose aim is to encourage independence and active participation, and which serve the common good.

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[l] at 4/19/24 10:31am
The danger of all-out war in the Middle East is greater than ever. How did Israel and Iran get into this mess? And can they still find a way out?

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[l] at 4/19/24 8:04am
After Israeli airstrikes killed his wife and daughter, a Palestinian man is now taking legal action in a Berlin court against the export of weapons of war to Israel. The accusation: Germany may be violating international law by doing so – and endangering his life.

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[l] at 4/13/24 2:09am
The German government wants to become less dependent on China and pay less attention to profits and more to human rights – at least In principle. But there won't be many signs of that during Chancellor Olaf Scholz's upcoming trip to the country. A DER SPIEGEL analysis.

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[l] at 4/11/24 12:39am
Five years after the fire at Notre-Dame, the iconic cathedral in Paris now has a roof and a tower again. The reconstruction is almost complete in what is no less than a national tour de force that has led to rare unity in a divided republic.

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[l] at 4/5/24 7:11am
Criticism of Israel's military operation in the Gaza Strip is growing in Germany and around the world. Because of the country's solidarity with Israel, Berlin is losing is diplomatic stature elsewhere. What can be done?

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[l] at 4/3/24 2:09am
When Vladimir Putin invaded Ukraine, Alexandra Prokopenko quit her job at the Russian Central Bank. In an interview, she explains why the Russian president's economic policy is so successful. And what the West could do that would really harm the Kremlin.

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[l] at 4/2/24 6:54am
The Germans have long been known for their love of notes and coins. Businesses, however, are slowly moving away from cash. Younger people prefer to pay by app, and the European Central Bank is also contemplating a digital euro.

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[l] at 3/27/24 10:15am
Electric cars are selling poorly, and many German manufacturers are still focusing on the combustion engine. The threat from cheaper Chinese competitors is growing. Might this be the death knell of Germany's fabled automobile industry?

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[l] at 3/22/24 10:39am
Some say the Garden of Eden was located between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers in present-day Iraq. Now, the wetlands there are drying up. The man fighting to save the marshes is risking his life to do so.

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[l] at 3/19/24 9:43am
The biggest humanitarian crisis in decades is raging in the Global South. Around 50 countries are nearing bankruptcy, and 165 million people have fallen into poverty. The story of a brother and sister who have lost almost everything. Except each other.

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[l] at 3/19/24 8:46am
The first survivors of the Hamas massacre have returned to Kfar Aza, where almost ten percent of the population were either murdered or abducted. It is a changed place, and the community is fractured.

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[l] at 3/15/24 10:40am
Russia's democracy may be dead, but the regime is sparing neither effort nor expense in staging the presidential election. Large voter turnout is supposed to give Putin's rule the appearance of legitimacy.

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[l] at 3/14/24 6:36am
Around 30 percent of the Latvian population are Russian speakers. The government believes they could provide Vladimir Putin with a bridgehead into the country. The atmosphere is growing tense.

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