Thousands of German workers marched through Berlin today to demand the government do more to protect jobs, highlighting popular…
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Police and protesters battle during May Day demonstrations in Germany, Greece, and Turkey.
The Public Prosecutor General of Germany announces the arrest of two members of the Syrian military intelligence service on charges of crimes against humanity. The arrests happened the day before in the states of Berlin and Rhineland-Palatinate.
In Berlin, police raid an apartment and arrest a suspected Russian Islamic extremist who had allegedly stored a large amount of TATP in October 2016 and plotted with a Frenchman to bomb an unspecified public place in Germany.
German police defuse a parcel bomb in Berlin. It is thought to be the fourth device sent by a blackmailer targetting DHL.
Around 10,000 people are evacuated from central Berlin, Germany, while bomb disposal experts defuse a 500 kg World War II–era British bomb at a construction site.