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Plans to rebuild a church in Germany that is linked to Hitler and the rise of the Nazi party have divided the country and sparked a row about how the nation deals with its past. Buildings aren't just bricks and mortar - they have meaning and say something.
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The archives of the New York Times testify to the euphoria that accompanied the fall of the Berlin Wall in November of 1989. An article entitled "The End of the War to End Wars" reads: "Crowds of young Germans danced on top of the hated Berlin wall Thursday night.
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Amtrak is bringing its vintage "Great Dome" car to upstate New York for a six-week run during the fall foliage season. The car features an upper level with windows on all sides to provide panoramic views of the colorful foliage between Albany and Montreal.
Germany's fledgling anti-euro party celebrated election gains in two eastern states Sunday, in a show of strength that spells a growing threat for Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives. Bernd Lucke , leader of the Alternative for Germany party and Alexander Gauland, the party's top candidate in Brandenburg celebrate after the results of the exit polls are announced on September 14, 2014 "We are the force that's renewing the political landscape," said a jubilant Bernd Lucke, leader of the Alternative for Germany , which wants Europe's biggest economy to scrap the euro and return to the Deutschmark currency.
People with Israeli flags and banners attend a rally against anti-Semitism near the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014.
A woman holds a photo of her father killed at the Nazi death camp Sachsenhausen as she attends a rally against anti-Semitism near the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014.
Just looking at the iPad, you'd think it would make a great artist's platform. But notoriously missing from the iPad's accessory arsenal has been a stylus that would give an artist or calligrapher the detailed control they needed to execute fine lines one moment and broad strokes the next.
The country's pro-Europe consensus is under threat from a Ukip-style party that is driving Angela Merkel's liberal Free Democrat allies from power in state elections Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies In the back room of a dimly lit pub in the rural east German village of Grossbahren, Beatrice Amelie Ehrengard von Storch was busy expounding her theories about how Angela Merkel's unquestioning support for the euro and the European Union was gradually wrecking the Fatherland.
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A couple wed under a chuppah at one of Berlin's central squares as a rejoinder to a spike in expressions of anti-Semitism. The ceremony, held last week at Potsdamer Platz, follows a an increase over the summer in anti-Semitic incidents in Berlin and elsewhere, most of them linked to tensions in the Middle East.
A runner passes the Karl Marx Buchhandlung in a part of town that once was East Berlin. Photo: David Farley / Special To The Chronicle lets do this one as a combo cap for all three images.
Last year, the nation commemorated the 50th anniversary of the "March on Washington," a pivotal event in the U.S. civil rights movement that put Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on center stage with his moving "I Have A Dream" speech. Other 50th anniversaries of events are being observed this year in the all-too-brief life of the slain Baptist minister from Atlanta, who moved a nation on the cause of civil rights.
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's Ambassador to Germany Syed Hasan Javed on Thursday urged the German medium and small enterprises to invest in Pakistan as it offers one of the best investment regimes in the world on foreign investment. He was addressing the participants of a "Pakistan Business Day" conference organised by the embassy under the aegis of Asia-Pacific Forum Berlin, according to a message received here from Pakistan's Embassy in Berlin, Germany.
9, 2014 at the Elysee Palace in Paris. . German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, left, talk during a meeting of the German parliament, Bundestag, in Berlin, Germany, Thursday, Sept.
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