Berlin plays safe after fire at explosive site in forest
11 August 2022 | 5:17 am
A highway in Berlin remains blocked as firefighters continue to tackle a blaze in the city's Grunewald forest.
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The unprecedented fiasco of Berlin's elections in September 2021 caused international headlines. Now the German capital is preparing to repeat the vote, with authorities doing all they can to repair broken trust.
Voters returned to polling booths across the German capital after a botched 2021 election was declared invalid. More voters picked the center-right CDU than any other party, but its candidate may not get to be mayor.
RB Leipzig and Union Berlin are contrasting clubs in just about every way. On Saturday, it was overachieving Union who came out on top once again, with a fifth straight win that means their sights are set higher still.
Following an election victory in Berlin, Germany's Christian Democrat leader Friedrich Merz claimed vindication for his conservative shift. But building a coalition could still prove difficult.
Three pieces from Ismar Littmann's art collection will be given back to his heirs, decades after the works were stolen by the Nazis. The lawyer and art collector died in 1934 after facing antisemetic persecution.
The 12-point position paper on the war in Ukraine comes amid Western accusations Beijing is considering supplying arms to Russia.
Iranian-German dual national Jamshid Sharmahd was sentenced to death in Tehran. His daughter has told DW that Germany should have intervened earlier.
Organizers of the Rebellion for Peace protest have been criticized for playing into Russian President Vladimir Putin's hands. Far-right groups have told their supporters to show up, prompting a strong police presence.
The Senckenberg Museum was temporarily closed after a suspected electrical fire left the building, famous for its dinosaur skeletons, contaminated with smoke. The damage from the fire was said to be minor.
France's Macron promises $53 mln to new global forest protection scheme.
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