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7/24 Germany raises Mosul aid by 100 million euros

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The German government says it will massively step up its financial aid to the northern Iraqi city of Mosul after its liberation from so-called “Islamic State” (IS) militants, who held the city for three years. “Now that Mosul has been liberated, we will quickly expand our programs. This year alone we will invest an additional 100 […]

7/22 Germany’s first same-sex marriages expected in October

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President Frank-Walter Steinmeier announced on Friday that he had signed into law a measure allowing same-sex marriage in Germany, meaning the first official weddings could kick off in October. The law was passed by the German parliament (Bundestag) at the end of June. The legislation states that the reform will come into force “on the first […]

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