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The prosecutor's office said it will investigate allegations that Foreign Minister Joschka Fischer lied during the trial of convicted murderer Hans-Joachim Klein. Fischer had denied any contact with members of the violent Red Army Faction in the 1970s. But he allegedly later conceded that he could not rule out having had contact with Red Army Faction member Margrit Schiller. A parliamentary committee now has to decide whether Fischer's immunity will be lifted if the investigation leads to a formal charge against him.

Saint Raphael

Up to 1,500 people, mainly Kurds, were...

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