Germany

Putin dances at Austrian minister's wedding, setting off alarm bells across Europe

Wedding invitations can be tricky at the best of times, but getting hitched while holding high office carries with it an extra burden.<p>Attention in such cases is usually focused on whether leaving the wrong guest off the list could set off a diplomatic incident. Yet Austria's foreign minister, Karin …

Europe

Berlin station turns to atonal tunes to deter drug users

The German rail operator Deutsche Bahn has got a new plan for getting people in Berlin not to use drugs at one of its busiest stations: atonal music. …

Anti-Social Behavior

Drought reveals remains of German 'Atlantis' in lake

A sustained drought in Germany has revealed the ruins of a village abandoned when a large reservoir was created more than 100 years ago.<p>German news agency dpa reported Sunday that a bridge and the foundations of Berich — known locally as the Atlantis of Lake Eder — have recently emerged from the …

Atlantis

New wave of Afghans headed to Europe from Iran

A large proportion of Afghans have used Iranian currency and spent it on their families across the Iranian border and this trend has intensified in …

European Union

'So much cooler back then': exhibition recreates Berlin techno club culture

If you can remember it, you probably weren’t there, as the old adage goes. What was true of the summer of love generation applies also to Berlin’s 1990s techno scene, the subject of the city’s latest blockbuster exhibition.<p>The brainchild of the team behind Berlin’s nostalgia-drenched DDR Museum, …

Kultur

Crystal Will Livestream Keel Laying Of Crystal Endeavor

Crystal will celebrate the next milestone in the construction of Crystal Endeavor, as the keel will be laid for Crystal Yacht Expedition Cruises’ …

Angela Merkel

The Blue Miracle: The largest piece of abandoned machinery in the world

This industrial giant was built in the 1960s in East Germany. Poetically nicknamed the Blue Miracle, the huge bucket wheel excavator is believed to …

Oil

Donald Trump, the compulsive misogynist

<b>(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)</b><p>Trump always needs a woman to beat up on. Think Hillary Clinton, Elizabeth Warren, Angela Merkel, and Theresa May.<p>Stephan Richter<p>August 19, 2018 10:59am (UTC)<p><i>This piece originally appeared on The Globalist.</i><p>There is almost no dimension of politics in which Donald Trump, …

Donald Trump

Nuremberg and Düsseldorf hope to keep pace on Bundesliga return

A new season means at least two new teams in the Bundesliga and for the 2018/19 campaign two familiar faces return. Both will likely be in the battle …

Soccer

Hundreds of neo-Nazis, including a Hitler lookalike, march in Berlin

BERLIN (AP) — Hundreds of neo-Nazis waving flags with the colors of the German Reich marched through central Berlin Saturday, protected from …

Rights & Freedoms

WATCH: Panelist On MSNBC Suggests Trump Wants To Round People Up And ‘Murder’ Them

On Friday, Michelle Goldberg of the New York Times appeared on MSNBC, and made a rather shocking claim.<p>During a panel discussion regarding President …

U.S. Politics

Greece bailout programme finally comes to an end - but country faces decades of austerity

After eight crisis-filled years of austerity, spending cuts and economic woe, Greece’s eurozone bailout will finally come to an end on Monday.<p>The …

Europe

Genoa bridge collapse search operation ends, death toll rises

The bodies of a family of three, an Italian-Jamaican couple and their daughter, were found in their badly crushed car. The Morandi Bridge collapsed …

Genoa

Berlin votes to keep Tegel Airport open

Tegel airport was set to close with the opening of the new Berlin-Brandenburg airport. Local residents have cast doubt on that outcome after Sunday's …

Europe

German finance minister Olaf Scholz warns of 'German Trump' if pensions reforms not backed by Merkel

Germany's finance minister warned that a "German Trump" may seize power as he claimed pension reform is the key to preventing the rise of populism in Europe.<p>“Stable pensions prevent a German Trump. That's why politicians should not shirk this topic,” Olaf Scholz, who is also vice-chancellor, said …

Europe

Agatha ready for Hamburg gold

https://de.beachmajorseries.com/2411/agatha-ready-for-hamburg-gold<p>article<p>After claiming silver in the last two seasons, the Brazilian is one victory …

Beach Volleyball

Germany looks at easing immigration laws to fill skilled labor gaps

© Reuters. Germany looks at easing immigration laws to fill skilled labor gaps<p>BERLIN (Reuters) - The German cabinet will soon decide on a proposal to …

Angela Merkel

Aging `Gun Town' Fights for Its Future in Germany's Bipolar Boom

In the rolling green hills of Thuringia, Suhl exudes old-world charm with a picturesque center of fountains, pastel-painted buildings and churches …

Angela Merkel

Geometry Problem 1379: Common External Tangents. Circles, Secant, Congruent Chords.

Proposition<p>In the figure below, CD and EF are the common external tangents to the circles A and B. CF intersects the circles A and B at G and H, …

Mathematics

German Party Chief Raises Prospect of Aiding Turkey Amid Crisis

Germany could help Turkey should it become necessary, Andrea Nahles, head of Germany’s Social Democratic Party, told Funke Mediengruppe in an …

Angela Merkel

As Euro Crisis Ends, Italy Stokes Fear of a Revival

ROME—The end of Greece’s marathon bailout on Monday would mark the closure of the eurozone crisis—if only it weren’t for Italy, and nagging fears that the euro isn’t fixed after all.<p>European Union authorities will hail as a victory the completion of Greece’s financial-rescue program, an eight-year …

Europe

Washington Post columnist puts that whole "Nazis were socialists" thing to bed, so go ahead and embrace it

Word on Twitter is that Washington Post opinion columnist Elizabeth Bruenig is a notorious blocker, but she hasn’t blocked us … yet. She is also a …

Socialism

A Nuclear Armed Germany Would Be a Mistake

Nuclear Take-Off<p>A world, worse off than in 1957? Hasn’t the international system reached a ‘point of no return’ requiring nuclear weapons for state …

Geopolitics

'Usain Bolt of Pugs'

No one can beat this four legged champion.

Pugs

While You Were Sleeping: 5 stories you might have missed, Aug 19

Putin tells Merkel: EU can't afford a new Syria refugee crisis<p>Russian President Vladimir Putin told German Chancellor Angela Merkel he supports the …

Angela Merkel

End of Greek bailouts offers little hope to young

<b>On Monday, Greece ends its third and final financial bailout programme, having received more than €300bn (£269bn; $342bn) over eight years.</b><p>The government and its European lenders are keen to paint the end of the last bailout as a good thing, having avoided a "Grexit" in which the country would have …

Europe

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Shutter Speed

Elia Viviani takes second consecutive victory at EuroEyes Cyclassics Hamburg

<b>The Italian beat Arnaud Démare to win the WorldTour one-day race in Germany</b><p>Italian national champion Elia Viviani (Quick-Step) took his second …

Road Bikes

New owners propose conversion of former Jehovah's Witness building in Hamburg - Buffalo - Buffalo Business First

By James Fink <br>– Reporter, Buffalo Business First<p>Aug 16, 2018, 1:13pm EDT<p>What had been a Jehovah’s Witness Kingdom Hall in Hamburg is being eyed for a …

Buffalo

Russia presses ahead with Nord Stream 2

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Nord Stream