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In early July 2015, German police in the city of Freiburg, near the Swiss border, registered Amri for "unlawful entry" under the name Anis Amir and took his fingerprints and photo.
This northeastern part of the Harz mountains in Germany (a two-and-a-half-hour drive from Berlin), and one of the largest nature reserves in Saxony-Anhalt, is rife with tales of mythical creatures that have long been used to threaten truant children ...

This northeastern part of the Harz mountains in Germany (a two-and-a-half-hour drive from Berlin), and one of the largest nature reserves in Saxony-Anhalt, is rife with tales of mythical creatures that have long been used to threaten truant children ...
Some 280,000 people were deported by the Nazis to Buchenwald, near the city of Weimar in Thuringia. They included some 3,000 ... were formed up for roll call. The two were to travel later in the day to the state of Saxony, then further on to Saxony-Anhalt.
In a photobioreactor system consisting of five hundred kilometres of glass tubing, a company in Saxony-Anhalt is producing microalgae for the groceries market, and the animal feed and cosmetics industries.
MDR, A radio station in Thuringia, Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt, recently joined the global celebrations of its son Martin Luther.

German police have uncovered hundreds of guns and rifles after searching the home of a man who was being investigated for breaking arms control laws.
The AfD took 24.3 percent of the vote in Saxony-Anhalt in March 2016, necessitating a CDU-SPD-Green coalition, and 20.8 percent in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania last September, outperforming the CDU in Merkel's home state.
Meanwhile in Nuremberg, the 1st town to accept the Reformation in 1525, the Maritim Hotel Nuremberg is the perfect base for those who want to learn why Martin Luther called this beautifully preserved medieval city "the eyes and ears of the Reformation."
From next year, NS will begin to receive a fleet of 118 New Generation Sprinter EMUs from CAF, while a fleet of 79 Inter-City New Generation (ICNG) trains was ordered from Alstom last July, with deliveries due to start in 2020. In March 2016 NS ...
Christina Polian is working on an informational project for refugees in the state of Saxony-Anhalt. ... "E" came Germany after studying medicine at the University of Mosul and had worked as a doctor on paid study leave in the eastern city of Magdeburg.
In a second report, health officials said H5 was detected in village poultry in Masaka district, killing 7 of 30,000 birds and sickening 20 more.
However, officials investigating one case in Eisleben (Saxony-Anhalt) have since ruled out any danger, saying the powder had turned out to be mere sugar.
If you mention Saxony-Anhalt in conversation, it becomes quickly apparent why the place is the new travellers' hotspot.
Finland's outbreaks occurred near the towns of Rauma and Sund, both in the southwestern part of the country. Each event involved a single detection in a bird of prey, a white-tailed eagle and an owl.
President Markkula: "After challenging preparatory work, EU regions and cities can now make investments at full speed.
Some 21,600 turkeys were culled on a farm in Soest in North Rhine Westfalia and 9,500 ducks were culled on a farm in Moeser in Saxony-Anhalt after the virulent H5N8 bird flu strain was discovered on both farms, regional authorities said. The contagious ...

Lutherstadt ("Luther City") Eisleben, the city where Luther was born and died. The town of Worms, in the state of Rhineland Palatinate, where Luther stood before the Diet of Worms and refused to recant his writings, reportedly saying: "Here I stand.
From lighting a punch drink on fire to people in evil-looking beast costumes running the streets, here are five unique winter traditions celebrated across ...
A new report says Germany's federal states should steer refugees toward communities where integration is more likely. But would such communities accept ...
BERLIN - German police are currently looking for suspects who spray-painted Graffiti, including a swastika figure, on the walls of a historic church in eastern ...
... pursuing Master of science in Management (MIM) from Otto-von-Guericke University, Magdeburg (Magdeburg is the capital city and the second largest city of the state of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany) spoke to India Today about his study abroad experience.
Snow fell as far north as Saxony-Anhalt's Harz mountain range. This photo ... "Paddy", the bearded collie, enjoyed the Sunday snow in the Bavarian town of Lengenfeld. Photo: DPA. This snowman made the most of things in the Bavarian village of Oberjoch.
It features recent archaeological finds from his boyhood homes in the towns of Eisleben and Mansfeld, as well as his house in Wittenberg, the base for his history-making activities.
Sebastian Striegel, a Green Party MP in the Saxony-Anhalt parliament, accused police of covering up the situation. "If we didn't have research journalism, we would have to believe what the police told us about Bautzen.
Martin Luther was born on November 10, 1483 in Eisleben which is now in Saxony Anhalt. His birthplace already became a museum back in the 17th century.
Vatican CITY (CNS) -- Meeting a pilgrimage of Catholics and Lutherans from Germany, Pope Francis said he does not like "the contradiction of those who want to defend Christianity in the West, and, on the other hand, are against refugees and other ...
However, St. Mary's, or the Town Church, in Wittenberg, where Luther regularly preached, married his wife Katharina von Bora, and baptized their six children, is currently drawing greater attention because of a challenge to remove a 700-year-old anti ...
This isn't the first time that DPolG has found itself exchanging angry statements with leftist politicians - in particular Lauer and Quade - over the taser.
Irmela Mensah-Schramm removes Nazi and other far-right symbols from public spaces in German cities. But the 70-year-old Berlin resident is in trouble ... "I was with students in Sangerhausen, in Saxony Anhalt. I tried removing a swastika from the wall ...
After spending time in Berlin, Silvia and Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden will head on to Hamburg, Saxony-Anhalt and Saxony. Their trip will also include a visit to Wittenberg, where church reformer Martin Luther lived and studied and posted his 95 Theses ...
Broad areas in Brandenburg and Saxony-Anhalt are also strong in the generation of renewable energy from wind, sun and biomass.
An embroidering antependium (altar hanging), a gift of Denmark's Queen Margrethe II, is placed at the altar after the service in the 'Schlosskirche' (Castle Church) in Wittenberg, Germany, Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016.
One migrant received light injuries in the confrontation which comes three weeks after a similar attack in Bautzen saw immigrants being hunted through the streets of the city. There was a similar brawl in the town of Sangerhausen in the state of Saxony ...
n Kempton: New Bethel Church, 135 New Bethel Church Road, will host visitors from the Saxony-Anhalt region of Germany at 7 p.m.
Brazil topped the list of countries suffering from heightened cargo theft risks in 2015, according to supply chain specialist BSI.
Erdogan noted that the Turkey-backed forces would now begin their push southward, marching on the key town of Bab in Aleppo province.
Blue Star - transit Masovian refers to the common history of Saxony-Anhalt and the Polish region of Masovia. The plot is based on the reverse of a typical ... End of July was the 15th Przystanek Olecko theatre festival"in the sold-out theater of the ...
In the former communist East German state of Saxony-Anhalt, where Magdeburg is the capital, there have been several attacks on police and army vehicles in recent years, the Mitteldeutsche Zeitung reports.
In North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW), cities including Essen, Bochum, Dortmund and Gelsenkirchen have demanded that thousands of recognised refugees who have been living there for months return to Bavaria or states in eastern Germany, where their asylum ...
His party, however, fell well short of its aim of becoming the strongest party, and also didn't match the 24.3 percent support it won in another eastern state, Saxony-Anhalt, in March. Merkel's refugee policies were a prominent issue in the campaign ...
SAXONY ANHALT: The AfD has its greatest electoral victory to date in this eastern state in March. It won 24.3 cent of the vote, beating both the Social Democrats (APD) and the far-left Die Linke party to the position of the second-strongest party in ...
Although AfD has performed strongly in several other regional elections, most notably coming second with 24% of the vote in Saxony-Anhalt in March, it's an unprecedented moment in modern German politics that the CDU is set to finish behind a party so ...
His party has no intention of going into government, and other parties won't work with it. Gauland said that while people in Mecklenburg may have no refugees in their villages, "they of course see on television, and in the streams that have come to ...
German finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble's election rally in the Baltic Sea town of Rostock was all going according to script until the discussion turned to refugees.
German finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble's election rally in the Baltic Sea town of Rostock was all going according to script until the discussion turned to refugees.
Then the murmurings from those gathered at the event in the Hanseatic city's medieval center turned to applause when an audience member stood to challenge Schaeuble.
It's happened before: in March in Saxony-Anhalt the AfD was polling at 19 percent and won 24 percent. It finished second in that ballot and hopes to go one further this time.
Berlin (dpa) - Germany's rising nationalist party has offered a prize of 100 euros (112 dollars) to anyone who can find "verifiable evidence of voter irregularities" at Sunday's election in the former East German state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.
They leave the assigned refugee centers located in small towns and come to big cities such as Hamburg or Berlin, where they live in makeshift quarters, sleep on mattresses and work on the side as dishwashers, cleaners or loaders.






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