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1 hr ago | BBC News

The church described as a 'symbol of evil'

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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5 hrs ago | Archinect School Blog

Factory Berlin, a New Tech Incubator, Emerges from the Ruins of the Berlin Wall

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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7 hrs ago | Switched

Amtrak Brings Back 'Great Dome' Car For Fall Leaf Tours

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.

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12 hrs ago | Sky News

LG Execs 'Destroyed' Samsung Washing Machines

Samsung has demanded an investigation after it accused senior executives at LG Electronics of deliberately "destroying" high-end washing machines at stores in Germany. The company claims its rival vandalised machines in Berlin, with one of the alleged incidents taking place before the massive IFA consumer electronics show earlier this month.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Bangkok Post

Anti-euro party celebrates gains in...

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.

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Albany Times Union

Merkel leads Berlin rally against anti-Semitism

People with Israeli flags and banners attend a rally against anti-Semitism near the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014.

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Fox News

Merkel leads Berlin rally against anti-Semitism, says Jewish life part of German identity

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.

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MySanAntonio.com

Merkel leads Berlin rally against anti-Semitism

German Chancellor Angela Merkel delivers her speech at a rally against anti-Semitism near the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Digital Trends

Under pressure: How Pencil will become even more life-like in iOS 8

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.

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NEWS.com.au

Zhou Weishi, a pioneer of the performing arts in China, dies aged 98

Zhou Weishi, a key driver of the performing arts in China and a protege of the late premier Zhou Enlai , has died in Beijing. He was 98. Zhou Weishi's interest in the performing arts, especially music, was cultivated in the 1930s in Shanghai.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Independent

The rise of 'Germany's Ukip': Eurosceptic AfD party...

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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Big News Network.com

Germany passes ban on Islamic State

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The Crusader

Writer adjusts to studying in Berlin

Hi everyone! My name is Leah Leahy, and I am a junior currently studying abroad in Berlin, Germany, with Bethany Slear and Chris Sinunu. The three of us are all double majors at Susquehanna, with one of them being German.

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United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

Jewish couple weds at Berlin square to protest anti-Semitism

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.

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Ubergizmo

Analyst: Samsung To Ship 11M Galaxy Note 4s, 1M Galaxy Note Edge In 2014

Now that the dust has settled with the new iPhone 6 as well as Galaxy Note 4 releases out of the way, it is time to start trumpeting the virtues of the individual devices mentioned by the different camps out there. Samsung's Galaxy Note 4 and the Galaxy Note Edge , which were announced at the recently concluded IFA 2014 in Berlin, Germany, are shaping up to look really good, but South Korean analysts reportedly aren't too optimistic that the Galaxy Note 4 will outdo the Galaxy Note 3 in terms of success.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

SFGate

A runner passes the Karl Marx Buchhandlung (Bookstore) in a part of town that once was East Berlin.

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.

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News Max

How ML King Surprised East German Communists and US Critics 50 Years Ago

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.

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Daily Times

Pakistan offers one of world's best investment regimes: envoy

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.

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WMC-TV Memphis

European states struggle with Draghi's challenge

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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Reuters

German eurosceptics eye new election gains

Germany's new eurosceptic party is poised to make strong gains in two regional elections this weekend, ratcheting up pressure on Chancellor Angela Merkel who faces a threat on her right flank for the first time since taking power nine years ago. The small but fast-growing Alternative for Germany poached thousands of votes from Merkel's conservative Christian Democrats in an election in Saxony two weeks ago, winning nearly 10 percent of the vote there with a focus on law-and-order policies and conservative values.

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