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Wednesday Aug 27 | West Australian

Uber eyes aggressive expansion in Germany despite bans

U.S. car service Uber is planning an aggressive expansion in Germany despite a backlash from cities like Berlin and Hamburg, which have questioned its right to operate in highly regulated markets dominated by traditional taxis.

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Wednesday Aug 27 | Reuters

Uber eyes aggressive expansion in Germany despite bans

U.S. car service Uber is planning an aggressive expansion in Germany despite a backlash from cities like Berlin and Hamburg, which have questioned its right to operate in highly regulated markets dominated by traditional taxis.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

CNN

A spy's guide to Berlin

Once a secret military enclave, the Teufelsberg, or Devil's Mountain, a U.S. radar station and listening post, was staffed by 1,000 spies throughout the Cold War.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Economist

Getting Schlossed

LAST Saturday night, two men wearing the dress of the women of the 18th-century Prussian royal court sat face to face on the narrow benches of a German beer table.

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Related Topix: World News, Germany

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Canada.com

Want to see final designs for Victims of Communism memorial? Act fast

On Monday morning shortly before noon, Gillian Bennett dragged a foam mattress from her home on Bowen Island to one of her favourite spots on the grass, facing a craggy rock cliff, the place she had chosen to die.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Fort Macleod Gazette

Campion, Dora

A voice from our household is gone A voice we loved is stilled A void in our hearts is left Which never can be filled We regret to announce the passing of Dora G. Campion, formerly of 338 27th St. Fort Macleod and Granum, on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Germany, North America Travel, Canada Travel

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Nation

Coming in from the cold

View of the Glienicke Bridge over the Havel river in Potsdam, just outside Berlin.

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Related Topix: Germany Travel, Berlin, Germany Travel, Travel, World News, Europe Travel, Germany, Cold War, Entertainment, Television

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

'Berlin, Now' describes a city that is 'weird,' 'incomplete,' yet ever attractive

What is it that's so appealing, so fascinating about Berlin ? It certainly isn't how the city is knit together.

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Related Topix: World News, Germany, Berlin, MA, Weird

Wed Aug 13, 2014

New Scientist

Chile is facing yet another massive earthquake

A HUGE earthquake is predicted for Chile, after a major tremor earlier this year failed to relieve seismic stresses that have been building for 140 years.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Chile, World News, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Geology, Science, Golden, CO, Germany

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Enter Stage Right

Seventy years since the Warsaw Uprising of 1944 a " a pr cis of the...

On July 22, 1944, in Soviet-"liberated" Lublin, the Communist-led Polish National Liberation Committee was created, calling for the establishment of a Polish People's Republic -- in opposition to the Polish Government-in-Exile in London.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Poland, Germany

The Independent

Potsdam to vote on rebuilding Garrison Church, where Hitler cemented his iron grip on power

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Related Topix: World News, Germany, Angela Merkel

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Reuters

Afghan soldier who killed U.S. general spent three years in army

The Afghan soldier who killed U.S. Major General Harold Greene had spent three years in the army before he squeezed off two to three bursts of gunfire from a first-floor window at a senior military delegation in Kabul, officials said on Wednesday.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

How Israel is losing Europe

PEACEFUL PROTEST: A demonstrator prepares a box representing a coffin with the name of a Palestinian victim during a demonstration at Potsdamer Platz against the war in Gaza on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Germany, Francois Hollande

Boise Weekly

Scientists Figure Out What Happened With that Enormous Crater in Siberia

The mystery of what caused that gigantic crater in the Yamal Peninsula of Siberia may have been solved.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Germany

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Germany says halts Rheinmetall defence deal with Russia

Germany has permanently halted Rheinmetall's planned export of combat simulation equipment to Russia, the Economy Ministry confirmed on Monday, going beyond recently imposed European Union sanctions which block future defence contracts.

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Related Topix: Social Democratic Party of Germany, World News, Germany

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