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Who, if not us?

The Ethics Commission on the Energy Transition appointed by Chancellor Angela Merkel sees a nuclear phaseout within ten years as an opportunity for Germany. "We are unique in the world," commission chairman Klaus Topfer said Monday in Berlin.

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Man in custody

Man in custody

A suspect is in custody following the violent altercation at a parsonage in the Erz Mountains region of Germany. At a Christmas party for the lonely and needy, a community member had been seriously injured by a stab wound.

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Confidence in the future

Confidence in the future

On the occasion of his 90th birthday. On his 60th birthday, Cardinal Camillo Ruini has spoken out on politics and church policy. While he praised the new head of government Draghi, he cannot find anything wrong with many demands for reform within the church.

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14 Years instead of 25

In an eagerly awaited ruling, the Chilean Supreme Court has reduced the sentences of four Mapuch convicts. At the end of March, a military court sentenced the Mapuche under an anti-terrorism law dating from the time of the Pichochet dictatorship. The four Indians reacted with disappointment.