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June 28, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
An estimated 130,000 Danes partied through the night and welcomed their European Championship soccer team in central Copenhagen, while in Germany, drunk rowdies and skinheads rampaged in two cities after their national team's stunning 2-0 loss to Denmark at Gothenburg, Sweden. The Danes' peaceful celebration was in contrast to the reaction in Germany, where there was rioting in Hamburg and Neumuenster. About 40 people were injured and scores were arrested.
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January 25, 1998 | MARY WILLIAMS WALSH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Hundreds of neo-Nazis and left-wing protesters battled one another with stones and fists on a train in eastern Germany on Saturday, in a brawl connected with a traveling photo exhibit documenting war crimes committed by the German army during World War II.
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October 7, 1990 | Reuters
Youths, some masked, went on a rampage, smashing shop windows and vandalizing cars in Berlin early Saturday, police said. At least 60 youths rampaged through four districts in western Berlin, a police spokesman said. One group tried unsuccessfully to set fire to a bank in the suburb of Wilmersdorf. There were no arrests, and the motive for the attacks--the first in Berlin since leftists rioted to protest Wednesday's unity celebrations--was unknown.
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August 8, 1995 | Reuters
Germany plunged into anxious soul-searching Monday over an annual punk festival that turned into an orgy of violence, injuring hundreds and leaving part of Hanover looking like a war zone. Three nights of vicious clashes between the punk rockers and German police in the northern city injured police officers and punks and caused extensive damage. A headline in the Sueddeutsche Zeitung daily reflected national bewilderment: "Hanover, Why?"
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May 7, 1990 | Associated Press
Police fought 500 rioting soccer fans after FC Bruges won the Belgian league championship Sunday, and fighting also broke out in Holland and Germany. Seven policemen were injured and 42 people were arrested. In Nijmegen, Dutch police arrested 34 Ajax Amsterdam fans between in street rioting. Police clad in riot gear made two baton charges to disperse crowds of up to 250 Ajax fans in the southeastern city, where their team tied NEC, 1-1, to win the Honor Division soccer title.
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August 8, 1995 | Reuters
Germany plunged into anxious soul-searching Monday over an annual punk festival that turned into an orgy of violence, injuring hundreds and leaving part of Hanover looking like a war zone. Three nights of vicious clashes between the punk rockers and German police in the northern city injured police officers and punks and caused extensive damage. A headline in the Sueddeutsche Zeitung daily reflected national bewilderment: "Hanover, Why?"
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November 4, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
German police opened fire on rioters during a massive free-for-all outside a soccer stadium in downtown Leipzig, killing one person and wounding three, authorities said. A police spokesman said officers were justified in firing on the rioters because they were under intense attack by stone-throwing mobs. Police made more than 80 arrests during the melee, which broke out before the start of a match between the local Sachsen Leipzig team and the visiting FC Berlin.
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August 28, 1992 | TAMARA JONES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Hundreds of riot police and border guards Thursday gained the upper hand over rampaging neo-Nazis after four nights of drunken violence that targeted immigrants. But authorities fear that the worst is yet to come as thousands of left-wing extremists prepare to descend on this Baltic port city over the weekend to protest racism and confront the skinhead gangs.
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December 6, 1992 | TYLER MARSHALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a move reflecting the present swing to the right in German politics, nearly 200 prominent members of Chancellor Helmut Kohl's Christian Democratic Union on Saturday formed a new wing within the party whose aims include a rejection of "the utopia of a multicultural society" for Germany.
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January 25, 1998 | MARY WILLIAMS WALSH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Hundreds of neo-Nazis and left-wing protesters battled one another with stones and fists on a train in eastern Germany on Saturday, in a brawl connected with a traveling photo exhibit documenting war crimes committed by the German army during World War II.
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December 6, 1992 | TYLER MARSHALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a move reflecting the present swing to the right in German politics, nearly 200 prominent members of Chancellor Helmut Kohl's Christian Democratic Union on Saturday formed a new wing within the party whose aims include a rejection of "the utopia of a multicultural society" for Germany.
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August 28, 1992 | TAMARA JONES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Hundreds of riot police and border guards Thursday gained the upper hand over rampaging neo-Nazis after four nights of drunken violence that targeted immigrants. But authorities fear that the worst is yet to come as thousands of left-wing extremists prepare to descend on this Baltic port city over the weekend to protest racism and confront the skinhead gangs.
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August 26, 1992 | Reuters
About 1,000 youths chanting anti-foreigner slogans pelted police with stones and bottles Tuesday in a fourth night of violence in the port city of Rostock. Chancellor Helmut Kohl condemned the attacks and said the racist street fighters must be severely punished. The youths attacked hundreds of police who were guarding an abandoned refugee hostel in the city. The group set at least two cars on fire late Tuesday. The police used water cannons and tear gas to disperse the rioters.
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August 25, 1992 | Reuters
Hundreds of German right-wingers cheered on by a crowd clashed with police and attacked a refugee hostel Monday in the third straight night of anti-foreigner violence in the eastern city of Rostock. The neo-Nazi attackers threw stones and fire bombs at the hostel for foreign asylum-seekers hours after all 200 refugees there, most of them Romanian Gypsies, had been evacuated.
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June 28, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
An estimated 130,000 Danes partied through the night and welcomed their European Championship soccer team in central Copenhagen, while in Germany, drunk rowdies and skinheads rampaged in two cities after their national team's stunning 2-0 loss to Denmark at Gothenburg, Sweden. The Danes' peaceful celebration was in contrast to the reaction in Germany, where there was rioting in Hamburg and Neumuenster. About 40 people were injured and scores were arrested.
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May 2, 1992 | TYLER MARSHALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A May Day demonstration of more than 10,000 leftists and anarchists turned violent Friday as youths broke away from the main march and set cars on fire and smashed shop windows in Berlin's Kreuzberg neighborhood. A police spokesman said late Friday evening that more than 100 had been arrested but that some groups, including hundreds of young men from the city's large Turkish minority community, were still on the streets engaged in sporadic clashes with law enforcement officers.
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May 2, 1992 | TYLER MARSHALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A May Day demonstration of more than 10,000 leftists and anarchists turned violent Friday as youths broke away from the main march and set cars on fire and smashed shop windows in Berlin's Kreuzberg neighborhood. A police spokesman said late Friday evening that more than 100 had been arrested but that some groups, including hundreds of young men from the city's large Turkish minority community, were still on the streets engaged in sporadic clashes with law enforcement officers.
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November 4, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
German police opened fire on rioters during a massive free-for-all outside a soccer stadium in downtown Leipzig, killing one person and wounding three, authorities said. A police spokesman said officers were justified in firing on the rioters because they were under intense attack by stone-throwing mobs. Police made more than 80 arrests during the melee, which broke out before the start of a match between the local Sachsen Leipzig team and the visiting FC Berlin.
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