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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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[CDATA[Thousands protest in Berlin against coronavirus measures]] [Video]

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Thousands protest in Berlin against coronavirus measures [Video]

Thousands protest in Berlin against coronavirus measures

Germany has been easing lockdown measures since late April but social-distancing rules remain in place, as does a requirement to wear masks on public transport and in shops.View on euronews

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'Pandemic Freedom Day': Thousands protest in Berlin over COVID-19 restrictions [Video]

'Pandemic Freedom Day': Thousands protest in Berlin over COVID-19 restrictions

Thousands of people gathered in Berlin on Saturday to protest against restrictions put in place to combat the spread of the new coronavirus.View on euronews

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Kvitova eases past Bertens in exhibition tournament semi-finals [Video]

Kvitova eases past Bertens in exhibition tournament semi-finals

Petra Kvitova beat Kiki Bertens 6-3 6-2 to set up a final with Elina Svitolina at the bett1ACES tennis tournament in Berlin.

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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 [Video]

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 [Video]

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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