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Berlin: Capital and largest city of Germany
Berlin is the capital and largest city of Germany by both area and population. Its 3,769,495 (2019) inhabitants make it the most populous city proper of the European Union. The city is one of Germany's 16 federal states. It is surrounded by the state of Brandenburg, and contiguous with Potsdam, Brandenburg's capital. The two cities are at the center of the Berlin-Brandenburg capital region, which is, with about six million inhabitants and an area of more than 30,000 km2, Germany's third-largest metropolitan region after the Rhine-Ruhr and Rhine-Main regions.

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Protest held against illegal detention of Baloch political leaders by Pakistan's security agencies. [Video]

Protest held against illegal detention of Baloch political leaders by Pakistan's security agencies.

Protest demonstrations were held in Balochistan and Europe on Sunday against the forceful abduction of Baloch political leaders and intellectuals by Pakistan intelligence agencies. In Quetta city of..

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Black Lives Matter: Hundreds march in Berlin against racism

It's the fifth consecutive weekend of anti-racism protests taking place in Europe following the death of George Floyd.View on euronews

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Get ready for no-deal Brexit, Germany warns EU

Berlin is warning other EU members to prepare for a no-deal Brexit, believing positions are far apart and time too short for an agreement. That's according to an internal government document seen by..

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Germany passes extra stimulus budget [Video]

Germany passes extra stimulus budget

Chancellor Angela Merkel's cabinet on Wednesday passed another supplementary budget to finance its bumper stimulus package. Francis Maguire reports.

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Hundreds of Berlin households placed under quarantine amid COVID-19 spike [Video]

Hundreds of Berlin households placed under quarantine amid COVID-19 spike

The outbreak in the borough of Neukölln involves six apartment buildings, where 57 people tested positive.View on euronews

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Germany launches tracing app as EU eyes travel revival [Video]

Germany launches tracing app as EU eyes travel revival

Germany appealed to the public on Tuesday to download a new smartphone app to help break the chain of coronavirus infections, one of several such apps that European governments hope will revive travel..

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Trump plans to reduce U.S. troops in Germany [Video]

Trump plans to reduce U.S. troops in Germany

[NFA] The U.S. President says he wants to reduce troops in Germany to 25,000, accusing Berlin of not paying enough in military spending to NATO. Caroline Malone reports.

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Wagner in a car park: Berlin opera adapts to COVID-19 [Video]

Wagner in a car park: Berlin opera adapts to COVID-19

The German Opera in Berlin has found an unusual way of bringing one of Wagner's masterpieces back to the nation while respecting social distancing measures.View on euronews

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Germany hasn't received confirmation of U.S. troop withdrawal [Video]

Germany hasn't received confirmation of U.S. troop withdrawal

Germany is still awaiting confirmation from the United States that it plans to withdraw 9,500 troops from the country. According to one senior Washington official, President Donald Trump gave the order..

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ECB gives euro zone fresh shot of stimulus [Video]

ECB gives euro zone fresh shot of stimulus

The ECB moved to increase stimulus for the region's crisis-battered economies on Thursday, ramping up its planned bond purchases to 1.35 trillion euros. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

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George Floyd protests reach London and Berlin [Video]

George Floyd protests reach London and Berlin

Hundreds rallied in London and Berlin on Sunday (May 31) in solidarity with U.S. protests over the death of George Floyd.

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Roly-poly: giant panda twins play with mother at Germany’s zoo [Video]

Roly-poly: giant panda twins play with mother at Germany’s zoo

Video shows playful nine-month-old panda twins rolling around with their mother in Berlin’s zoo

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Abt leaves Audi Formula E team after esports deception [Video]

Abt leaves Audi Formula E team after esports deception

Daniel Abt has parted company with the Audi Formula E team after letting a professional gamer impersonate him in an official esports race.

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German Government To Give Lufthansa Massive Pandemic Rescue Package [Video]

German Government To Give Lufthansa Massive Pandemic Rescue Package

Like airlines all over the world, German airline Lufthansa has been hit hard by the novel coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. Now, Reuters reports Lufthansa and the German government have reached a..

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Protesters take to the streets of Berlin over government's lockdown response [Video]

Protesters take to the streets of Berlin over government's lockdown response

Experts say that the demonstrations come from a variety of different political camps united by a shared distrust in the stateView on euronews

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Welcome to wild 'Boar-lin': boars and piglets in the German capital [Video]

Welcome to wild 'Boar-lin': boars and piglets in the German capital

Wild boars and their piglets overrun a street in Berlin. Video courtesy: Berlin Police

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WHO promises transparency in pandemic review [Video]

WHO promises transparency in pandemic review

The head of the World Health Organization said on Monday that an independent evaluation of the global coronavirus response would be launched as soon as possible, and China backed such a review. Emer..

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New clashes with police as anti-lockdown protests erupt across Europe [Video]

New clashes with police as anti-lockdown protests erupt across Europe

Thousands of people across Europe took to the streets to oppose their governments’ lockdown measures amid the pandemic. From London to Berlin and Warsaw, demonstrators clashed with police, who..

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Soccer-Bayern's Flick welcomes more substitutions for busy season restart [Video]

Soccer-Bayern's Flick welcomes more substitutions for busy season restart

Bayern Munich's Hansi Flick welcomes the allowance of five substitutions for remainder of season as the Bundesliga ramps back up.

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