German protesters march against racism in Dresden ahead of key elections
26 August 2019 | 6:00 am
Tens of thousands of people joined the "Unteilbar" demo against racism in Saxony, eastern Germany, where the far-right has enjoyed major gains. There was no violence, despite claims by the far-right AfD in advance.
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Germany's government has agreed to relax its immigration laws with the aim of attracting skilled workers to its jobs market. The cabinet wants a Canadian-style points system to bring in workers who speak German or have relevant skills.
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