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German Nuclear Protest

India TV News Desk [ Updated: November 28, 2011 10:41 IST ]
  • Anti nuclear activists protest against a train carrying 11 containers for the transportation and storage of nuclear waste, called CASTORs, in Valognes' rail station, northwestern France, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011. CASTOR shipments will expect to leave from Valognes to Gorleben (Germany) on Wednesday Nov. 23, 2011. (AP Photo/David Vincent)
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    Anti nuclear activists protest against a train carrying 11 containers for the transportation and storage of nuclear waste, called CASTORs, in Valognes' rail station, northwestern France, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011. CASTOR shipments will expect to leave from Valognes to Gorleben (Germany) on Wednesday Nov. 23, 2011. (AP Photo/David Vincent)

  • Activists clash with riot police officers early Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011, in Lieusaint, Normandy, France, as they try to block a rail line to stop a train loaded with nuclear waste and heading to Gorleben in Germany. (AP Photo/David Vincent)
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    Activists clash with riot police officers early Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011, in Lieusaint, Normandy, France, as they try to block a rail line to stop a train loaded with nuclear waste and heading to Gorleben in Germany. (AP Photo/David Vincent)

  • Riot police officers secure the railway tracks early Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011, in Lieusaint, Normandy, France, as environmental activists try to block the train line in an effort to stop a train loaded with nuclear waste and heading to Gorleben in Germany. (AP Photo/David Vincent)
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    Riot police officers secure the railway tracks early Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011, in Lieusaint, Normandy, France, as environmental activists try to block the train line in an effort to stop a train loaded with nuclear waste and heading to Gorleben in Germany. (AP Photo/David Vincent)

  • A group of activists, holding a banner reading Stop this radioactive train , center, face off against riot police officers, unseen, in the early morning Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011, in Lieusaint, Normandy, France, as they try to block the train tracks in an effort to stop a train loaded with nuclear waste and heading to Gorleben in Germany. (AP Photo/David Vincent)
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    A group of activists, holding a banner reading Stop this radioactive train , center, face off against riot police officers, unseen, in the early morning Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011, in Lieusaint, Normandy, France, as they try to block the train tracks in an effort to stop a train loaded with nuclear waste and heading to Gorleben in Germany. (AP Photo/David Vincent)

  • Protesters stand by a burning barricade near Lieusant, Normandy, Wednesday, Nov.23, 2011. Police have used tear gas on hundreds of nuclear protesters trying to head off the departure of a train carrying recycled uranium to Germany. Some 300 protesters clashed with police in fields in the village of Lieusaint, outside Valognes, site of the rail depot from where the train loaded with the uranium treated by Areva was expected to depart.(AP Photo/David Vincent)
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    Protesters stand by a burning barricade near Lieusant, Normandy, Wednesday, Nov.23, 2011. Police have used tear gas on hundreds of nuclear protesters trying to head off the departure of a train carrying recycled uranium to Germany. Some 300 protesters clashed with police in fields in the village of Lieusaint, outside Valognes, site of the rail depot from where the train loaded with the uranium treated by Areva was expected to depart.(AP Photo/David Vincent)

  • Riot police face protesters at a burning barricade near Lieusant, Normandy, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011. Police have used tear gas on hundreds of nuclear protesters trying to head off the departure of a train carrying recycled uranium to Germany. Some 300 protesters clashed with police in fields in the village of Lieusaint, outside Valognes, site of the rail depot from where the train loaded with the uranium treated by Areva was expected to depart. (AP Photo/David Vincent)
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    Riot police face protesters at a burning barricade near Lieusant, Normandy, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011. Police have used tear gas on hundreds of nuclear protesters trying to head off the departure of a train carrying recycled uranium to Germany. Some 300 protesters clashed with police in fields in the village of Lieusaint, outside Valognes, site of the rail depot from where the train loaded with the uranium treated by Areva was expected to depart. (AP Photo/David Vincent)

  • Violent environment activists clash with police near Metzingen northern Germany Friday Nov. 25, 2011. A shipment of nuclear waste reprocessed in France crossed into Germany Friday on its way to a controversial storage site that protesters say is unsafe. The train carrying the annual shipment entered western Germany in the morning after delays in France, where activists damaged railtracks in an attempt to halt the cargo. It is the first such shipment from France to Germany since Berlin decided to shut all its nuclear plants by 2022, following the disaster at Japan's Fukushima plant. The transport is due to arrive at the storage site on Sunday. (AP Photo/dapd Sascha Schuermann)
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    Violent environment activists clash with police near Metzingen northern Germany Friday Nov. 25, 2011. A shipment of nuclear waste reprocessed in France crossed into Germany Friday on its way to a controversial storage site that protesters say is unsafe. The train carrying the annual shipment entered western Germany in the morning after delays in France, where activists damaged railtracks in an attempt to halt the cargo. It is the first such shipment from France to Germany since Berlin decided to shut all its nuclear plants by 2022, following the disaster at Japan's Fukushima plant. The transport is due to arrive at the storage site on Sunday. (AP Photo/dapd Sascha Schuermann)

  • A group of masked environment activists dig underneath the railway track near Metzingen, northern Germany, Friday Nov. 25, 2011. A shipment of nuclear waste reprocessed in France crossed into Germany Friday on its way to a controversial storage site that protesters say is unsafe. The train carrying the annual shipment entered western Germany in the morning after delays in France, where activists damaged railtracks in an attempt to halt the cargo. It is the first such shipment from France to Germany since Berlin decided to shut all its nuclear plants by 2022, following the disaster at Japan's Fukushima plant. The transport is due to arrive at the storage site on Sunday. (AP Photo/dapd Sascha Schuermann)
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    A group of masked environment activists dig underneath the railway track near Metzingen, northern Germany, Friday Nov. 25, 2011. A shipment of nuclear waste reprocessed in France crossed into Germany Friday on its way to a controversial storage site that protesters say is unsafe. The train carrying the annual shipment entered western Germany in the morning after delays in France, where activists damaged railtracks in an attempt to halt the cargo. It is the first such shipment from France to Germany since Berlin decided to shut all its nuclear plants by 2022, following the disaster at Japan's Fukushima plant. The transport is due to arrive at the storage site on Sunday. (AP Photo/dapd Sascha Schuermann)

  • A masked environment activist throw fireworks during clashes with police near Metzingen, A shipment of nuclear waste reprocessed in France crossed into Germany Friday on its way to a controversial storage site that protesters say is unsafe. The train carrying the annual shipment entered western Germany in the morning after delays in France, where activists damaged railtracks in an attempt to halt the cargo. It is the first such shipment from France to Germany since Berlin decided to shut all its nuclear plants by 2022, following the disaster at Japan's Fukushima plant. The transport is due to arrive at the storage site on Sunday. (AP Photo/dapd Sascha Schuermann) (AP Photo/dapd/ Sascha Schuermann)
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    A masked environment activist throw fireworks during clashes with police near Metzingen, A shipment of nuclear waste reprocessed in France crossed into Germany Friday on its way to a controversial storage site that protesters say is unsafe. The train carrying the annual shipment entered western Germany in the morning after delays in France, where activists damaged railtracks in an attempt to halt the cargo. It is the first such shipment from France to Germany since Berlin decided to shut all its nuclear plants by 2022, following the disaster at Japan's Fukushima plant. The transport is due to arrive at the storage site on Sunday. (AP Photo/dapd Sascha Schuermann) (AP Photo/dapd/ Sascha Schuermann)

  • Police try to remove a demonstrator from the tracks near neu Eichenberg, central Germany, Saturday Nov. 26, 2011. A shipment of nuclear waste reprocessed in France crossed into Germany Friday on its way to a controversial storage site in Gorleben that protesters say is unsafe. It is the first such shipment from France to Germany since Berlin decided to shut all its nuclear plants by 2022, following the disaster at Japan's Fukushima plant. The transport is due to arrive at the storage site on Sunday. (AP Photo/dapd/ Tobias Lillig)
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    Police try to remove a demonstrator from the tracks near neu Eichenberg, central Germany, Saturday Nov. 26, 2011. A shipment of nuclear waste reprocessed in France crossed into Germany Friday on its way to a controversial storage site in Gorleben that protesters say is unsafe. It is the first such shipment from France to Germany since Berlin decided to shut all its nuclear plants by 2022, following the disaster at Japan's Fukushima plant. The transport is due to arrive at the storage site on Sunday. (AP Photo/dapd/ Tobias Lillig)

  • An aerial view shows the Gorleben storage facility for nuclear waste near the northern German town of Gorleben Saturday Nov. 26, 2011. The shipment of nuclear waste reprocessed in France is on its way to a controversial storage site in Gorleben that protesters say is unsafe. It is the first such shipment from France to Germany since Berlin decided to shut all its nuclear plants by 2022, following the disaster at Japan's Fukushima plant. The transport is due to arrive at the storage site on Sunday. (AP Photo/Nigel Treblin,Pool)
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    An aerial view shows the Gorleben storage facility for nuclear waste near the northern German town of Gorleben Saturday Nov. 26, 2011. The shipment of nuclear waste reprocessed in France is on its way to a controversial storage site in Gorleben that protesters say is unsafe. It is the first such shipment from France to Germany since Berlin decided to shut all its nuclear plants by 2022, following the disaster at Japan's Fukushima plant. The transport is due to arrive at the storage site on Sunday. (AP Photo/Nigel Treblin,Pool)

  • Demonstrators gather during protests against a nuclear waste transport in Dannenberg, northern Germany, Saturday Nov. 26, 2011. The shipment of nuclear waste reprocessed in France is on its way to a controversial storage site in Gorleben that protesters say is unsafe. It is the first such shipment from France to Germany since Berlin decided to shut all its nuclear plants by 2022, following the disaster at Japan's Fukushima plant. The transport is due to arrive at the storage site on Sunday. (AP Photo/dapd/ Jens Schlueter)
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    Demonstrators gather during protests against a nuclear waste transport in Dannenberg, northern Germany, Saturday Nov. 26, 2011. The shipment of nuclear waste reprocessed in France is on its way to a controversial storage site in Gorleben that protesters say is unsafe. It is the first such shipment from France to Germany since Berlin decided to shut all its nuclear plants by 2022, following the disaster at Japan's Fukushima plant. The transport is due to arrive at the storage site on Sunday. (AP Photo/dapd/ Jens Schlueter)

  • Demonstrators drum on barrels with a nuclear sign, during protests against a nuclear waste transport in Dannenberg, northern Germany, Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011. The shipment of nuclear waste reprocessed in France is on its way to a controversial storage site in Gorleben that protesters say is unsafe. It is the first such shipment from France to Germany since Berlin decided to shut all its nuclear plants by 2022, following the disaster at Japan's Fukushima plant. The transport is due to arrive at the storage site on Sunday. (AP Photo/dapd/Jens Schlueter)
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    Demonstrators drum on barrels with a nuclear sign, during protests against a nuclear waste transport in Dannenberg, northern Germany, Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011. The shipment of nuclear waste reprocessed in France is on its way to a controversial storage site in Gorleben that protesters say is unsafe. It is the first such shipment from France to Germany since Berlin decided to shut all its nuclear plants by 2022, following the disaster at Japan's Fukushima plant. The transport is due to arrive at the storage site on Sunday. (AP Photo/dapd/Jens Schlueter)

  • Police carry a demonstrator away after he blocked the nearby railroad tracks near Harlingen, northern Germany, Saturday Nov. 26, 2011, during protests against a nuclear waste transport. The shipment of nuclear waste reprocessed in France is on its way to a controversial storage site in Gorleben that protesters say is unsafe. It is the first such shipment from France to Germany since Berlin decided to shut all its nuclear plants by 2022, following the disaster at Japan's Fukushima plant. The transport is due to arrive at the storage site on upcoming Sunday. (AP Photo/dapd/ Sascha Schuermann)
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    Police carry a demonstrator away after he blocked the nearby railroad tracks near Harlingen, northern Germany, Saturday Nov. 26, 2011, during protests against a nuclear waste transport. The shipment of nuclear waste reprocessed in France is on its way to a controversial storage site in Gorleben that protesters say is unsafe. It is the first such shipment from France to Germany since Berlin decided to shut all its nuclear plants by 2022, following the disaster at Japan's Fukushima plant. The transport is due to arrive at the storage site on upcoming Sunday. (AP Photo/dapd/ Sascha Schuermann)

  • In this picture taken Saturday evening Nov. 26, 2011, activists of the environment organization Greenpeace have chained themselves at the tracks near Wendisch Evern, northern Germany to protest against a shipment of nuclear waste to a storage in Gorleben. (AP Photo/dapd/ Nigel Treblin)
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    In this picture taken Saturday evening Nov. 26, 2011, activists of the environment organization Greenpeace have chained themselves at the tracks near Wendisch Evern, northern Germany to protest against a shipment of nuclear waste to a storage in Gorleben. (AP Photo/dapd/ Nigel Treblin)

  • In this picture taken Saturday evening Nov. 26, 2011, medicians take care of activists of the environment organization Greenpeace who have chained themselves at the tracks near Wendisch Evern, northern Germany to protest against a shipment of nuclear waste to a storage in Gorleben. (AP Photo/dapd/ Nigel Treblin)
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    In this picture taken Saturday evening Nov. 26, 2011, medicians take care of activists of the environment organization Greenpeace who have chained themselves at the tracks near Wendisch Evern, northern Germany to protest against a shipment of nuclear waste to a storage in Gorleben. (AP Photo/dapd/ Nigel Treblin)

  • Police carries an environment activist away from the tracks near Harlingen early Sunday Nov. 27, 2011. German police say they cleared a sit in of about 3,500 protesters attempting to block a shipment of nuclear waste with security forces temporarily detaining 1,300 of them. (AP Photo/dapd/ Ronny Hartmann)
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    Police carries an environment activist away from the tracks near Harlingen early Sunday Nov. 27, 2011. German police say they cleared a sit in of about 3,500 protesters attempting to block a shipment of nuclear waste with security forces temporarily detaining 1,300 of them. (AP Photo/dapd/ Ronny Hartmann)

  • Police guards detained demonstrators and environment activists near Harlingen, northern Germany early Sunday Nov. 27, 2011. German police say they cleared a sit in of about 3,500 protesters attempting to block a shipment of nuclear waste with security forces temporarily detaining 1,300 of them. (AP Photo/dapd/ Philipp Guelland)
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    Police guards detained demonstrators and environment activists near Harlingen, northern Germany early Sunday Nov. 27, 2011. German police say they cleared a sit in of about 3,500 protesters attempting to block a shipment of nuclear waste with security forces temporarily detaining 1,300 of them. (AP Photo/dapd/ Philipp Guelland)

  • In tihis picture taken Saturday Nov. 26, 2011 police carries an environment activist away from the tracks near Harlingen, northern Germany. German police say they cleared a sit in of about 3,500 protesters attempting to block a shipment of nuclear waste with security forces temporarily detaining 1,300 of them. (AP Photo/dapd/ Philipp Guelland)
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    In tihis picture taken Saturday Nov. 26, 2011 police carries an environment activist away from the tracks near Harlingen, northern Germany. German police say they cleared a sit in of about 3,500 protesters attempting to block a shipment of nuclear waste with security forces temporarily detaining 1,300 of them. (AP Photo/dapd/ Philipp Guelland)

  • Police work with pneumatic drills to unchain environment activists who have chained themselves underneath the tracks near Vastorf, northern Germany to block a transport of nuclear waste to the storage of Gorleben, Sunday Nov. 27, 2011. (AP Photo/dapd/ Nigel Treblin)
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    Police work with pneumatic drills to unchain environment activists who have chained themselves underneath the tracks near Vastorf, northern Germany to block a transport of nuclear waste to the storage of Gorleben, Sunday Nov. 27, 2011. (AP Photo/dapd/ Nigel Treblin)

  • Police tries to unchain environment activists who have chained themselves underneath the tracks near Vastorf, northern Germany to block a transport of nuclear waste to the storage of Gorleben, Sunday Nov. 27, 2011. (AP Photo/dapd/ Jens Schlueter)
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    Police tries to unchain environment activists who have chained themselves underneath the tracks near Vastorf, northern Germany to block a transport of nuclear waste to the storage of Gorleben, Sunday Nov. 27, 2011. (AP Photo/dapd/ Jens Schlueter)

  • Police tries to unchain environment activists who have chained themselves underneath the tracks near Vastorf, northern Germany to block a transport of nuclear waste to the storage of Gorleben, Sunday Nov. 27, 2011. (AP Photo/dapd/ Jens Schlueter)
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    Police tries to unchain environment activists who have chained themselves underneath the tracks near Vastorf, northern Germany to block a transport of nuclear waste to the storage of Gorleben, Sunday Nov. 27, 2011. (AP Photo/dapd/ Jens Schlueter)

  • Environment activists from left Fritz Pothmer, georg Janssen, Hanna Schwarz, and Heiko Mueller Ripke, have chained themselves inside a pyramid with concrete inside, they claim, on the tracks near Hitzacker, Sunday Nov. 27, 2011. Police has difficulties for hours, to unchain the protesters without injuring them. The activists protest against a nuclear waste transport from France to a storage in Gorleben. (AP Photo/dapd/Axel Heimken)
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    Environment activists from left Fritz Pothmer, georg Janssen, Hanna Schwarz, and Heiko Mueller Ripke, have chained themselves inside a pyramid with concrete inside, they claim, on the tracks near Hitzacker, Sunday Nov. 27, 2011. Police has difficulties for hours, to unchain the protesters without injuring them. The activists protest against a nuclear waste transport from France to a storage in Gorleben. (AP Photo/dapd/Axel Heimken)

  • Police carry a demonstrator away after they cleared a sit in on the railroad tracks near Harlingen northern Germany Sunday Nov. 27, 2011. German police say they have cleared a sit in of thousands of protesters attempting to block a shipment of nuclear waste and have detained 1,300 people. Police said hundreds of officers started evicting protesters from the rail lines near Dannenberg in the north of the country early Sunday. Those who refused to leave were detained and are being brought before judges later. (AP Photo/dapd/ Philipp Guelland)
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    Police carry a demonstrator away after they cleared a sit in on the railroad tracks near Harlingen northern Germany Sunday Nov. 27, 2011. German police say they have cleared a sit in of thousands of protesters attempting to block a shipment of nuclear waste and have detained 1,300 people. Police said hundreds of officers started evicting protesters from the rail lines near Dannenberg in the north of the country early Sunday. Those who refused to leave were detained and are being brought before judges later. (AP Photo/dapd/ Philipp Guelland)

  • A police officer guards, as the train with special containers with nuclear waste passes a bridge near Lueneburg, northern Germany Sunday Nov. 27, 2011. Demonstrators had occupied the tracks that will be used to transport the nuclear waste shipment that has been reprocessed in France to a storage site near the town of Gorleben. (AP Photo/dapd/Joern Haufe)
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    A police officer guards, as the train with special containers with nuclear waste passes a bridge near Lueneburg, northern Germany Sunday Nov. 27, 2011. Demonstrators had occupied the tracks that will be used to transport the nuclear waste shipment that has been reprocessed in France to a storage site near the town of Gorleben. (AP Photo/dapd/Joern Haufe)

  • A demonstrator dressed as a clown stands between police officers during protests against a shipment of nuclear waste to the storage facility in Gorleben, in Hitzacker, northern Germany Sunday Nov. 27, 2011. (AP Photo/dapd/ Axel Heimken)
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    A demonstrator dressed as a clown stands between police officers during protests against a shipment of nuclear waste to the storage facility in Gorleben, in Hitzacker, northern Germany Sunday Nov. 27, 2011. (AP Photo/dapd/ Axel Heimken)

  • Police face demonstrators while in background the train with nuclear waste is heading for the storage in Gorleben, in Vastorf, northern Germany , Sunday Nov. 27, 2011 . German police cleared a sit in of thousands of protesters attempting to block a shipment of nuclear waste and detained 1,300 people Sunday, officials said. Hundreds of officers started evicting protesters from the rail lines near Dannenberg in the north of the country early Sunday, police spokesman Stefan Kuehm Stoltz said. Activists say the waste containers, and the temporary storage facility near Gorleben, are not safe. Police also clashed with two groups of protesters that hurled stones and fireworks at officers. (AP Photo/dapd/ Tobias Lillig)
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    Police face demonstrators while in background the train with nuclear waste is heading for the storage in Gorleben, in Vastorf, northern Germany , Sunday Nov. 27, 2011 . German police cleared a sit in of thousands of protesters attempting to block a shipment of nuclear waste and detained 1,300 people Sunday, officials said. Hundreds of officers started evicting protesters from the rail lines near Dannenberg in the north of the country early Sunday, police spokesman Stefan Kuehm Stoltz said. Activists say the waste containers, and the temporary storage facility near Gorleben, are not safe. Police also clashed with two groups of protesters that hurled stones and fireworks at officers. (AP Photo/dapd/ Tobias Lillig)

  • Police officers work to free environmental activists who chained themselves with a pyramid shaped concrete block to railway tracks to protest against a shipment of nuclear waste to a storage facility in Gorleben, near Hitzacker, northern Germany, Sunday, Nov. 27, 2011. (AP Photo/dapd/Jens Schlueter)
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    Police officers work to free environmental activists who chained themselves with a pyramid shaped concrete block to railway tracks to protest against a shipment of nuclear waste to a storage facility in Gorleben, near Hitzacker, northern Germany, Sunday, Nov. 27, 2011. (AP Photo/dapd/Jens Schlueter)

  • Sheltered by barbed wire, the train with containers carrying nuclear waste, arrives at Dahlenburg, near Dannenberg, Northern Germany Sunday Nov. 27, 2011. In Dannenberg the containers will be loaded on trucks that will carry them to the storage facility in Gorleben. (AP Photo/dapd/Joern Haufe)
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    Sheltered by barbed wire, the train with containers carrying nuclear waste, arrives at Dahlenburg, near Dannenberg, Northern Germany Sunday Nov. 27, 2011. In Dannenberg the containers will be loaded on trucks that will carry them to the storage facility in Gorleben. (AP Photo/dapd/Joern Haufe)

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