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Deutsche Welle

Laptops of slain Maltese reporter handed to German police


The family of slain Maltese reporter Daphne Caruana Galizia has handed over two of her laptops to German authorities. The family fears confidential sources could be compromised if Maltese officials get hold of the data.

Far-right AfD isolated at inquiry in Germany's Saxony-Anhalt


A parliamentary inquiry into purported left-wing extremism in Germany's Saxony-Anhalt state has begun, chaired by a far-right firebrand. André Poggenburg grabbed headlines in February with anti-Turkish remarks.

Yulia Skripal: Daughter of Russian ex-spy speaks for first time since nerve agent attack


Yulia Skripal has spoken for the first time since she and her father were poisoned by a nerve agent in Salisbury in March. Skripal said her recovery had been "slow and painful" and she one day hoped to return to Russia.