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Deutsche Welle

US charges WikiLeaks' Julian Assange over classified info


The US Justice Department has charged WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with numerous counts of espionage related to the publication of classified documents. The case raises possible media freedom concerns.

Opinion: Union Berlin fans prove they’re ready for the Bundesliga


Union Berlin fans have made a name for themselves as some of the most creative supporters in German football. Their club reaching the Bundesliga for the first time ever would do them justice, argues DW’s Felix Tamsut.

Relegation playoff: Union Berlin seal valuable away goals in Stuttgart


Second-division Union Berlin managed to equalize twice and ensure a 2-2 draw in the first leg of the relegation playoff against top-flight Stuttgart. The pair of away goals gives the underdogs a slight advantage.