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Germany: Assailant livestreamed attempted attack on synagogue

The methodology of the assailant bore a striking resemblance to the rampage in Christchurch more than six months ago, in which a far-right extremist broadcast his killings live on social media.

Several injured after man urinates off bridge in Berlin

The man's action caused a commotion on the boat as it was passing under a low-clearance (12-foot) bridge in Berlin-Mitte.


Angela Merkel sees Germany split over pace of social change

Germany has been in political limbo since elections in September, which saw heavy losses for the centrist `grand coalition' that's run the country since 2013.

Air Berlin cancels more flights as pilots call in sick

Parties interested in buying its assets have until Friday to submit binding offers. On Tuesday, about 100 flights were cancelled after 200 pilots called in sick.

Germany set to open its first liberal mosque in Berlin

The mosque, which opens today, will be the first of its kind for liberal Muslims in Germany, Ates said.

When Priyanka Chopra met Narendra Modi at Berlin: Here's what she wore

During her meeting with Narendra Modi, Priyanka Chopra picked a white floral dress with lace details by Australian designer Zimmermann.


Berlin attack may make Merkel's re-election quest rougher

Monday's attack also threatened to rekindle tensions between Merkel and Bavarian conservative allies, who have sniped at her migrant policies and demanded a cap on the number of newcomers Germany will accept

Man wrongly arrested for Berlin attack fears for family: Report

"When I resisted, they started slapping me," the 24-year-old, who has been living in a secret location provided by police since his release because he says he is afraid for his life, told the British daily.

Arrested Pakistani suspect possibly not perpetrator in Berlin attack: Prosecutor

While no one had claimed responsibility for the attack in a video, Frank said the sequence of events evoked memories of a similar attack in the French city of Nice in July.

Airbnb, home rental firms await Berlin ruling on legality of home-sharing

Several home-sharing companies have lodged a complaint against an effective ban on short-term lets in Berlin.

Berlin Photos

Berliners go all out for summer sale

Desigual treated the first 100 customers with a free outfit if they stripped down to their underwear for the first day of the outlet's summer sale.

Berlin Videos

Samsung unpacks Galaxy Note 4, Note Edge, Gear S at IFA 2014 Berlin

Samsung wants to change our perception of the smartphone even as it remains the big constant in the industry.