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Netherlands Welcomes First New King In Over A Century
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Germany Braces For Terrorism Trial
Monday, April 15, 2013
Germany is preparing for its most important terrorism trial in decades.
Ten people — eight of them of Turkish descent, one of Greek extraction and one a German policewoman, were gunned down between 2000 and 2007. For years, German authorities failed to see a link between the crimes, ...
'I Liked It,' Putin Says Of Protest By Topless Women
Monday, April 08, 2013
At a trade fair in Hanover, Germany, on Monday, three women protesters got quite close to Russian President Vladimir Putin before stripping off their blouses and shouting expletives at the Russian leader.
Putin, who was joined at the fair by German Chancellor Angela Merkel, later sarcastically thanked the women for ...
Jewishness On Display: 'Truth' By Way Of Discomfort
Friday, April 05, 2013
In Berlin's Jewish Museum, a new exhibit called "The Whole Truth" asks visitors uncomfortable and even absurd questions about Jews. One of the curators, Michal Friedlander, says it is intentionally provocative.
"The point is to get people talking about how they perceive Jews, particularly in Germany today," she says....
German Prince Plans To Put Bison Back In The Wild
Monday, April 01, 2013
A small herd of European bison will soon be released in Germany's most densely populated state, the first time in nearly three centuries that these bison — known as wisents — will roam freely in Western Europe.
The project is the brainchild of Prince Richard of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg. He owns more ...
German Anti-Euro Group Has Big-Name Backers
Saturday, March 30, 2013
Long After Its Fall, Berlin Wall Is Focus Of New Protests
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Protected by scores of German police officers, workers removed sections of a key remnant of the Berlin Wall before dawn Wednesday despite earlier protests demanding the concrete artifact of the Cold War be preserved.
The removal came as a shock to residents, just as it did on Aug. 13, 1961, ...
European Parliaments Next To Approve Cyprus Deal
Monday, March 25, 2013
What's Worked, And What Hasn't, In Gun-Loving Switzerland
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Switzerland has an entrenched gun culture that is embraced by most of its 8 million citizens, some of them as young as 10 years old.
Every Swiss community has a shooting range, and depending on who is counting, the alpine country ranks third or fourth in the number of guns ...
Germans Are Drinking Less Beer These Days, But Why?
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
For centuries, Germany has been synonymous with beer. Tourists flock from around the world to take part in the country's many beer festivals, including the famous Oktoberfest.
But officials say the German beer tradition is waning. A recent government report found Germans drink less beer now ...