Huge crowd mourns Hebdo victims in Berlin
AFP · 11 Jan 2015, 21:54
Published: 11 Jan 2015 21:54 GMT+01:00
About 18,000 people joined a vigil in central Berlin mourning victims of the Islamist attacks in Paris, local police told AFP.
The crowd gathered at 2pm in front of the French embassy opposite the Brandenburg Gate landmark in a rally organised on social media.
Many placed flowers and candles in front of the embassy building in honour of the 17 people killed in the attacks.
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Germany's main rail provider, the state-owned Deutsche Bahn (DB), announced on Friday that it will raise prices on long-distance train travel.
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A baby has been found alive, along with the skeleton of another infant inside of a suitcase in Hanover, police reported on Friday.
Morocco has agreed to streamline the procedures for the repatriation of citizens living illegally in Germany, the royal court said late on Thursday.
Previous reports had suggested that around 1.1 million people entered Germany to seek asylum last year. But now the German government has confirmed the number was actually lower.
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As Dresden prepares to host Germany’s national Unity Day celebrations on Monday, the capital of the eastern state of Saxony is upping security after a mosque was targeted by a homemade bomb.
Shares in Germany's biggest lender Deutsche Bank plummeted on the Frankfurt stock market on Friday, dragging other European banks and global markets down with it, after reports some customers were pulling money out.
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