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3/29 Berlin museum robbers used wheelbarrow, ladder to make off with coin worth millions

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When news broke that robbers had stolen a giant gold coin worth 4 million euros ($4.3 million) on Monday night, staff at Berlin’s Bode Museum spoke of circumvented security systems and bulletproof glass. But police released new details on Tuesday that revealed the thieves relied on rather old-fashioned methods:  They are thought have smashed the glass […]

3/28 Germany launches probe into ‘intolerable spying’ by Turkey

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German prosecutors announced an investigation on Tuesday into claims that Turkish agents are spying on alleged followers of exiled preacher Fethullah Gülen in Germany. The probe came as a German state minister accused Turkey of the “unacceptable” espionage against supporters of Gülen, blamed by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for a failed coup attempt last year. The […]

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