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Johnson, Merkel to face off in first Brexit talks

Berlin, Germany | AFP | British Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits Berlin on Wednesday to kick off a marathon of tense talks with key European and international leaders as the threat of a chaotic no-deal Brexit looms. On his first foreign visit since taking office, he will seek to convince German …

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The wackiest innovations at Berlin’s IFA 2017

Berlin, Germany | AFP | Europe’s biggest electronics show IFA is in full swing in Berlin, and alongside the familiar televisions and smartphones its aisles are bursting with gadgets on the stranger side. Here’s a look at some of the most eye-catching inventions: – DIY cyborg – Long the province of …

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Shot fired at rail station near Munich, one injured

Munich, Germany | AFP |  Several people were wounded when shots were fired at a commuter rail station near the southern German city of Munich on Tuesday and one person was detained, police said. “Several people were injured by shots. A female police officer was badly wounded” at an S-Bahn …

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Berlin truck attack suspect Amri killed in Italy shootout

Milan, Italy | AFP | Italian police on Friday shot dead the prime suspect in the Berlin Christmas market attack, ending a frantic four-day hunt for Europe’s most wanted man. But just as German Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed relief that suspected attacker Anis Amri no longer posed a threat, she …

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Nine dead after truck ploughs into Berlin Xmas market

One person detained over Berlin Xmas market suspected attack, Police call on Berliners to ‘stay at home’ Berlin, Germany | AFP | A lorry ploughed into a busy Christmas market in Berlin on Monday, killing at least nine people and wounding 50 more in what police said was a possible terror …

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