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Berlin is the capital and largest city of Germany by both area and population. Its 3,748,148 (2018) inhabitants make it the second most populous city proper of the European Union after London. The city is one of Germany's 16 federal states. It is surrounded by the state of Brandenburg, and contiguous with its capital, Potsdam. 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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The visit of U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Berlin, which was canceled at short notice, has been rescheduled for May 31, a spokeswoman for the German..
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BERLIN, May 23 (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives have been thrown off balance days before Germans vote in European Parliament elections by a..
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BERLIN — German prosecutors have fined auto parts and technology company Bosch 90 million euros ($100 million) over its role in the diesel emissions scandal..
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BERLIN (AP) — A senior German diplomat is in Tehran to press Iran to continue to respect the landmark nuclear deal, despite the unilateral withdrawal of the..
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United Nations diplomat and arms expert Moncef Kartas, a German-Tunisian who was jailed nearly two months ago in Tunisia on suspicion of espionage, has returned..
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Berlin — Bayer on Tuesday hired law firm Sidley Austin to investigate a Europe-wide data collection scheme run by its Monsanto unit, which targeted..
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Today 6:06 AM AP In this Friday, Nov. 10, 2017 file photo, former Austrian Formula One driver Niki Lauda stands in the Mercedes pit during the first free..
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BERLIN (AP) — The International Tracing Service in Germany has uploaded more than 13 million documents from Nazi concentration camps, including prisoner cards..
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Berlin: They deny global warming, oppose wind farms, defend diesel engines and coal mines, and mock teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg as a green “cult”..
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The German Economy Ministry is examining the impact of U.S. sanctions against Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on German firms, a spokeswoman said on Monday.
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BERLIN (AP) — Austria’s leader is apparently preparing to force out the country’s interior minister, a prominent and divisive figure in the far-right..
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BERLIN, May 16 (Xinhua) -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel emphasized that she felt an increased sense of responsibility for Europe during an interview with the..
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Berlin on May 31, after he canceled a trip to the German capital earlier this month, newspaper Tagesspiegel said..
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Berlin on May 31, after he canceled a trip earlier this month, daily Tagesspiegel said on Thursday.
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BERLIN (AP) — Austrian lawmakers have approved plans to ban girls in elementary schools from wearing headscarves, a move that would add to existing..
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Berlin — A German probe looking at Deutsche Bank, prompted by the Panama Papers, brought a wave of raids by Frankfurt prosecutors targeting eight wealthy..
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Germany is keeping the number of staff at its embassy and consulate in Iraq constant for now, a spokeswoman for the Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday after..
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