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German elections: shadow-boxing in Sachsen

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It's no surprise that Dr. Frauke Petry will head the AfD's list of candidates for the German federal elections later this year, leaving her post as leader of the AfD in Sachsen. It may be of interest to know who is second on the list, and therefore a certainty for the Bundestag: Judge Jens Maier, charged with hate speech allegations. Photo: public domain

A story is brewing locally with possible national and international consequences.

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Saxony: the deadly cost of missed communication

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The unwillingness to keep a translator nearby and not providing linguistic support for callers reporting a crime (or a criminal’s whereabouts) demonstrate a lack of commitment to tackling the complex demands of living in a globalised city.

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Scavenger hunt in a real corn labyrinth

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The corn labyrinth in the Bennsdorf / Frohburgh area, view from a tower. (Photo: Ana Ribeiro)

It’s not often you find places like this so close to the city anymore.

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A look back at the Leipzig Katholikentag

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Everything you wanted to know about Katholikentag and the Catholic faith but were afraid to ask. http://leipglo.com

“Wasn’t it a good thing after all?”

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Divisive Nationalism in today’s world

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Is the unraveling of democracy near? Is there a globalized racism epidemic? Or are people’s fears and prejudices of a different nature?

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It’s Getting Hot in Here

in History/Lifestyle by

With climate records being handed down from his father, Harald claims to have proof of global warming in Saxony: “You may have lived in Leipzig in 2012 and 2013, remembering that temperatures occasionally dropped to -25°C – these were outliers. The overall trend is going in one direction only. As opposed to my father, I won’t be able to tell my kids stories of snow reaching up to the top of the fences.”

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