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The emir of Qatar says his oil-rich Gulf nation has provided no support for the Islamic State extremist group. Following meetings with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday, Sheik Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani told reporters that "Qatar has never, and will never support terrorist organizations."
SEPTEMBER 05: A doctor holds a stethoscope on September 5, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. Doctors in the country are demanding higher payments from health insurance companies .
North Lawrence – Edelgard E. ”Pippi” Burns, 84, passed away peacefully in the comfort of her home on Sunday, September 14, 2014, with her loving family by her side. Arrangements are entrusted to the Hammill Funeral Home in Winthrop.
Visiting Berlin for the first time can be a daunting experience to the first time visitor, whether on business or vacation. Berlin is one of Europe's largest cities with a population close to 3.5 million people and encompassing over 344 square miles.
A CD/DVD featuring Whitney Houston's first public performance - and her last one in 2012 - will be released Nov. 11. Whitney Houston performs live during a concert at the O2 World on May 12, 2010 in Berlin, Germany. "Whitney Houston Live: Her Greatest Performances" is the pop singer's first live album.
Protesting taxi drivers arrive at City Hall during a demonstration against rising gasoline prices on July 8, 2008 in Berlin, Germany. Approximately 1,000 taxi drivers joined in the protest and demanded to be allowed to charge a EUR 0.50 surcharge per 10km as a means to counter the rising gas prices.
IT should surprise no one that representatives from across Germany's political establishment, including the president and chancellor, turned out for a rally against anti-Semitism in Berlin on Sunday, given the country's history and a series of ugly anti-Israel protests this summer. The small size of the crowd was less expected, but Germany isn't sliding back into the habits of the 1930s -- today's anti-Semitism has an altogether different source.
SEPTEMBER 13: The founders and managing directors Sara Wolf and Milena Glimbowski posing for a photograph in their store "Original Unverpackt" supermarket on the store's opening day on September 13, 2014 in Berlin, Germany. The store offers approximately 350 different kinds of foods and household necessities, all without packaging.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 07:05 am
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