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Friends or foes? Syrian refugees divided on fate of defectors

01 Dec 2020

GERA, Germany Should former members of the Syrian security forces who have defected from President Bashar al-Assad's government be prosecuted for war crimes, or should they serve as key witnesses in an effort to bring senior officials to justice?

Syrian satirist questioned over "Macron" flogging stunt in Berlin

02 Nov 2020

BERLIN German police are investigating a Syrian satirist who filmed a video in a Berlin street in which, dressed in an Arab robe and turban, he flogged a handcuffed man wearing a mask depicting French President Emmanuel Macron.

Syrian satirist questioned over "Macron" flogging stunt in Berlin

02 Nov 2020

BERLIN German police are investigating a Syrian satirist who filmed a video in a Berlin street in which, dressed in an Arab robe and turban, he flogged a handcuffed man wearing a mask depicting French President Emmanuel Macron.

Syrian satirist questioned over "Macron" flogging stunt in Berlin

02 Nov 2020

BERLIN, Nov 2 German police are investigating a Syrian satirist who filmed a video in a Berlin street in which, dressed in an Arab robe and turban, he flogged a handcuffed man wearing a mask depicting French President Emmanuel Macron.

Syrian victims of chemical attacks file case with German prosecutors

06 Oct 2020

BERLIN Lawyers representing victims of chemical weapons attacks in Syria say they have filed criminal complaints with Germany's federal public prosecutor against Syrian officials they blame for the deaths of hundreds of civilians in rebel-held areas.

German July trade figures point to slow recovery

08 Sep 2020

BERLIN German exports remained far below their pre-crisis levels in July despite a 4.7% increase during the month, data published on Tuesday showed, adding to signs that Germany's economic recovery from the coronavirus will be slow.

Modest rise in German July industry output points to slow recovery

07 Sep 2020

BERLIN German industrial output rose far less than expected in July, suggesting Europe's largest economy faces a slow return to production levels that preceded the crisis unleashed by the coronavirus pandemic.

Putin critic Navalny was poisoned with Novichok nerve agent, Merkel says

03 Sep 2020

BERLIN/MOSCOW Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, who is in intensive care in a Berlin hospital, was poisoned with a Soviet-style Novichok nerve agent in an attempt to murder him, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday. | Video

Merkel tells Russia to investigate suspected poisoning of Kremlin critic

25 Aug 2020

BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday called on Russia to investigate the suspected poisoning of Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny and hold the perpetrators accountable after doctors found indications of a toxic substance in his body. | Video

'They killed us twice': finding loved ones at last among Syria's tortured dead

07 Aug 2020

AMMAN/IDLIB/BERLIN Some families say it is better to know and mourn. Others say finally learning what happened is worse than dying themselves.

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