Halle (Saale)

City in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany

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Halle (Saale): City in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
Halle (Saale) is the largest city of the German state of Saxony-Anhalt, the fifth most populous city in the area of former East Germany after (East) Berlin, Leipzig, Dresden and Chemnitz, as well as the 31st largest city of Germany, and with around 239,000 inhabitants, it is slightly more populous than the state capital of Magdeburg. Together with Leipzig, the largest city of Saxony, Halle forms the polycentric Leipzig-Halle conurbation. Between the two cities, in Schkeuditz, lies Leipzig/Halle International Airport. The Leipzig-Halle conurbation is at the heart of the larger Central German Metropolitan Region.


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Germany's far-right AfD loses support after synagogue shooting: report

Germany's far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party has dropped in public opinion polls after an anti-Semitic gun attack near a synagogue in Halle on Wednesday, broadcaster RTL/n-tv reported on..
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German synagogue gunman confesses to crime and to an anti-Semitic motive: prosecutors

The man accused of killing two in a gun attack near a synagogue in Halle, eastern Germany, has confessed to the crime and to a far-right, anti-Semitic motivation, prosecutors said on Friday.
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Neo-Nazi admits deadly Germany synagogue attack

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Accused German synagogue shooter has admitted crime: prosecutors

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Shocked Germans face new outbreak of far-right terror

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Halle’s ‘Nazi killer’: How blind hatred fueled a deadly shooting spree in Germany

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Germany shooting: Jewish group criticises police 'negligence'

Police were not guarding the synagogue attacked in Halle - yet it was Yom Kippur, a major festival.
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Social media companies scrambled on Wednesday to scrub footage of a shooting outside a German synagogue from their platforms, in the first major test of their systems since a massacre in the New..
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At least 2 dead, 1 arrested in Germany shooting

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Germany's Maas urges fight against anti-Semitism after synagogue shooting

The shooting attack at a synagogue in the eastern city of Halle on Yom Kippur has hit Germans in the heart, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Wednesday, urging a tougher fight against anti-Semitism.
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German federal prosecutors taking over investigations after shooting in Halle: Spiegel

Federal prosecutors are taking over the investigation after a shooting in the east German city of Halle, magazine Der Spiegel said on its website, a procedural step which indicates a possible link of..
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Second shooting reported in eastern German town: Focus Magazine

A second shooting incident was reported in an eastern German town situated just outside the city of Halle, where two people were killed by a gunman outside a synagogue, Focus Magazine reported on..
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Two killed in shooting in eastern German city of Halle: police

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Manhunt after two shot dead in German city

Police warn residents in Halle to stay in their homes as the attacker is still on the run.
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