The Dec. 19, 2018 photo shows issues of German news magazine Spiegel arranged on a table in Berlin. (Kay Nietfeld/dpa via AP)
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German journalist Claas Relotius has returned four press awards after weekly magazine Der Spiegel found he had fabricated facts in a number of articles, the German press association that hands out the prize said Thursday.Three of the awards by Reporter Forum that Relotius has returned were for articles published in Der Spiegel, including a story about a wrongfully detained Guantanamo inmate, which contained some facts that Relotius has, according to Spiegel, admitted to having made up.
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