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8 Feb
Berlin's bike lane initiative has stalled, roads have been de-pedestrianized, and higher SUV parking fees have been ruled out. Why is the German capital now more car-friendly while other cities are de-congesting?
1 Jan
The quiet times are over for Germany's foreign policy. Berlin must find ways to deal with two wars, an increasingly aggressive China, and a world order in transition.
31 Dec
Authorities in Berlin have said the planned pro-Palestinian rally would carry a risk of "crimes," including displays of antisemitism and glorification of violence.
24 Dec
Germany has recorded a 300% increase in crimes against Jewish people since the Israel-Hamas conflict erupted in October. A similar protest in the Belgian capital also drew thousands of people.
18 Nov
Trainspotters have one last chance to see Berlin's beloved Model 485s, known to fans as "Coke Cans," before the city decommissions the last of its GDR S-Bahn trains.
28 Oct
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier joined an alliance of groups supporting Israel in the face of attacks by the Islamist terror group Hamas. Those present decried the rise in antisemitic hate crimes.
16 Sep
"Chief Hijangua" references the complicated relationship between Germany and Namibia. It aims to provoke discussion about history and common struggles.
13 Sep
The war in Ukraine has entangled both politics and religion. In Berlin, it shaped the large peace rally organized by the Catholic community of Sant'Egidio, which brought together representatives from dozens of faiths.
5 Sep
What do major enterprises such as Amazon have to do with a new place of worship in Berlin? The largest Hindu temple in Germany is due to open in the capital in the coming months.
5 Sep
Following "The Cakemaker," Ofir Raul Graizer's new film "America" is screened at the Israeli film festival in Germany. He discusses making movies, Berlin life and his passion for cooking.
5 Sep
It was a symbol of the German Empire. The Nazis moved it to the Tiergarten. Decades later, it would become an icon of the Love Parade. The Victory Column in Berlin turns 150.
24 Jul 2023
Drones and animal trackers continue the hunt for a suspected lioness on the loose in a suburb of Berlin. Though some experts have said they aren't sure the animal was a lioness at all.

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