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HGB: Art transcends borders in Leipzig

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The ATA's first class during the "get-to-know-you" week in 2016. (Photo: Johanna Terhechte)

In a program that encourages school-wide intercultural exchange, the Academy of Fine Arts in Leipzig welcomes refugee students for the second year in October, giving them the chance to resume their university careers in art and design.

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Leipzig and Houston: through thick and thin

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We "heart" Houston sculpture. (Photo: public domain)

People in Leipzig have been pitching in to help its sister city of Houston as it reels from Hurricane Harvey’s devastation, amid a partnership that has lasted over two decades.

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Dr Ruth Pfau: Pakistan loses a mother

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Pakistan lost one of their own this week – born and raised in Leipzig – but they will never lose her contribution to their lives.

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Foreign student robbed and beaten on Karli

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Police are urgently seeking witnesses in the attack of an international student on Karl Liebknecht Str. in Leipzig last Friday night. Photo: public domain

Police are urgently seeking witnesses who know anything about last Friday night’s vicious attack.

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Anti-Trump protests reach Leipzig

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Placard at anti-Trump protest in Leipzig in November 2016, also including European right-wing candidates.

Their placards bore messages such as the famous “Dump Trump” and “Not My President,” and also “Please grab climate change by the pussy!!!,” “NO Trump Petry Le Pen Wilders” and “Make the Earth great again.”

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Life’s stage: exits and entrances

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Following in Gareth’s footsteps, carrying on his dream in theatre, has been truly bittersweet.

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