Police raid suspected human traffickers in Berlin, Halle
16 March 2023 | 10:33 am
Some 400 police officers have taken part in raids against suspected people smugglers in eastern Germany.
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Police have carried out new raids as part of their probe into the storming of government buildings. President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has reiterated that his predecessor prepared the attacks as part of a coup attempt.
A series of raids have resulted in the arrest of 25 alleged members of a trafficking ring that forced Chinese women into sex work in Europe.
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.
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Tunisian police arrested two political activists and a businessman amid growing concerns over political freedoms in the country.
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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.
Most German police departments reported comparatively calm carnival festivities overnight on Thursday. But five police officers were injured in Trier as a group of about 40 people attacked them with makeshift weapons.
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