A German computer industry body has ruled that swastikas and Hitler's mustache can be depicted in the World War II game Wolfenstein. The group had previously judged that images should be doctored to remove Nazi symbols.
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A German couple is jailed for twelve years each for selling the woman's son to a Spanish pedophile on the dark web, who repeatedly abused him. The couple themselves previously abused the boy and a three-year-old girl, whom they are ordered to pay EUR42,500 in compensation. The Spaniard is sentenced to ten years. 2018-08-7 (Context: Germany)
Archeologists of the Romano-Germanic Museum report the discovery of the foundations of a Roman library building in Cologne. Dating from the 2nd century CE, it is the oldest library yet discovered in Germany. 2018-08-2 (Context: Germany)
Spain, Portugal, France, Germany and Luxembourg agree to take in 141 migrants, 67 of them unaccompanied children, who were rescued on Friday by the MV "Aquarius"; Malta allows the ship to dock. 2018-08-14 (Context: Germany)
Israel Defense Forces extract 98 White Helmets and 324 others from recently recaptured southwestern Syrian territory into Jordan, at the request of Canada and the United States. Canada, the United Kingdom and Germany offer refuge to some of them. Two other groups intended for rescue, comprising about 800 people, do not escape. 2018-07-21 (Context: Germany)
A man attacks people on a bus in Lubeck, Germany, prompting an evacuation of the vehicle. Six people are hurt by a knife, one is punched and two fall down; three are critically wounded. Police find a smoldering non-explosive backpack at the scene. The Iranian-born suspect is arrested. 2018-07-20 (Context: Germany)