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Deutsche Welle

International friendly live: Germany vs. Russia


Joachim Löw's Germany face Russia in their penultimate game of 2018 in Leipzig. Löw has given a number of young players the chance to impress and goals from Leroy Sane and Niklas Süle have given the hosts the lead.

Ex-Nazi death camp guard says he was following orders, did not know of executions


The 94-year-old defendant testified he thought prisoners' deaths were the result of "miserable conditions" in the camp. Some 65,000 people were killed in the Stutthof concentration camp in Nazi-occupied Poland.

Denied access to migrants, UN experts call off Hungary trip


A UN team was denied permission by the Hungarian government to visit transit zones housing migrants and asylum-seekers. The experts had been in the country on Budapest's invitation.