German Defence Minister Thomas de Maiziere (2nd L) pays his respects at a memorial for killed soldiers with Tanja Menz (C), whose son Konstantin was killed during his duty in Afghanistan, after the ... more 
German Defence Minister Thomas de Maiziere (2nd L) pays his respects at a memorial for killed soldiers with Tanja Menz (C), whose son Konstantin was killed during his duty in Afghanistan, after the handover ceremony of a German base to Afghan armed forces in Kunduz October 6, 2013. Soldiers of the German contingency of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) withdrew from their base in Kunduz and the camp will be used by the Afghan National Army (ANA) and the Afghan National Civil Order Police (ANCOP). REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch (AFGHANISTAN - Tags: CIVIL UNREST MILITARY POLITICS) less 
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