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11 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

VW: Golf GTD may not reach American market

The VW logo sits at the top of headquarters of Volkswagen AG in Wolfsburg, Germany.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Bangkok Post

VW aims for double-digit growth in...

German carmaker Volkswagen is targeting double digit sales growth in China this year and will launch two new hybrid cars in the world's leading auto market, the group's chief said on Saturday.

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Related Topix: World News, Germany, Audi A6, Wagon, Audi, Sedan

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Washington Post

German Churches Look to Heavens to Answer Prayer, Generate Power

Churches in Germany, Europe's biggest renewable-energy market, operate about 2,000 solar plants to generate carbon-free electricity and heat, industry lobby BSW-Solar said.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, World News, Germany, Science / Technology

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Daily Mail

Emma Stone changes outfits for night on the town

Carer couple 'starved blind woman, 19, who has cerebral palsy and let her sit in a filthy wheelchair as her teeth rotted away while they lived off her Medicaid payments' At last! Every new smartphone sold in America will have 'kill switch' to stop it being used by thieves, pledge phone makers 'She's breathing and bleeding hard': Son makes frantic ... (more)

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Nerve News

Germany expects to attract 8-10 percent more Indian tourists this year

Germany expects to attract 8-10 percent more Indian tourist this year, up from 615,617 tourists in 2013.

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The Hartford Courant

VW picks former Audi R&D boss to run Bentley, Bugatti brands

Volkswagen has appointed Audi's former development chief to take the reins at Bentley and Bugatti, the third top management change at the two ultra-luxury auto brands in just over three years.

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Related Topix: World News, Germany, Ansonia, CT

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Switched

Massive Ozone Hole Found In Earth's 'Detergent' Layer Over The Pacific, Scientist Warns

Marcus Rex, a climate scientist for the Alfred Wegener Institute , Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research in Potsdam, Germany, stumbled onto the discovery of the hole while sending balloons with ozone-detecting probes into the atmosphere from onboard the research vessel Sonne far out in the Pacific.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Orange Juice

The Dead Presidents Club

They say"never speak badly about the dead" Thinking back over the last 70 years, it is amazing that the dearly departed have included the following Presidents of the United States: Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, Dwight D. Eisenhower, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Lyndon Baines Johnson, Richard Milhous Nixon, Gerald R. Ford, and Ronald ... (more)

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Seattle Times

Touring a stagnant airport in usually-efficient Germany

In the early days of aviation, it was common for people to visit airports simply to stand on observation decks and watch the planes come and go.

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Related Topix: Travel, Germany Travel, Europe Travel, World News, Germany, Berlin, Germany Travel

New Yorker

DVD of the Week: "Palermo or Wolfsburg"

For the late German director Werner Schroeter , the anchoring metaphor is opera, as seen in his 1980 feature "Palermo or Wolfsburg," which I discuss in this clip.

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Related Topix: World News, Germany, Arts, Opera, Movies, Entertainment

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Dear Kitty

German nazis abuse Sesame Street Cookie Monster

Cookie Monster is being used by two neo-Nazis in eastern Germany to spread right-wing ideology among students in a local high-school, according to police.

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Grayson News Gazette

Durant woman tells story of escape ...

A frightened 11-year-old girl and her family hastily packed all their belongings they could carry and fled their modest home in a desperate attempt to reach the safety of her grandmother's home in the western part of Germany.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Washington Square News

Deutsches Haus hosts Holocaust survivor

Margot Friedlander, a Holocaust survivor, visited a packed NYU's Deutsches Haus on April 7. Friedlander - dressed entirely in black with an amber necklace that once belonged to her mother - read an excerpt from her memoir, "Try to Make Your Life."

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Related Topix: World News, Germany, Berlin, NY

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Daily Journal

Tragic past, rebirth in Berlin's Jewish community

The epicenter of the Holocaust, the city where Hitler signed the death warrants of 6 million Jews, seems an unlikely candidate for the world's fastest growing Jewish community.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Potsdam, NY, Germany

Sun Apr 06, 2014

KTOO-TV Juneau

A springtime journey on the arctic coastal plain

From left, Chris Arp and Ben Gaglioti drill a hole in a small lake near Fairbanks.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

Star Tribune

You'd be hard-pressed to recognize the old East Germany these days

The once Communist side of the divided nation has thrived in a multitude of ways since the fall of the Berlin Wall.

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USA Today

British documentary: Hitler may have married a Jew

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The Peninsula

Small is beautiful

Employees of the miniature park Kleiner Harz set up the first models in Wernigerode, Germany.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

WFAA-TV Dallas

Photos: Adorable robots playing soccer

APRIL 03: Two teams of robots play against each other in the 2014 RoboCup German Open tournament on April 03, 2014 in Magdeburg, Germany.

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The Economist

Water in Berlin: The moisture down below

LAS VEGAS or Los Angeles would love to have Berlin's problem: too much water. In the Spree valley, the water table has risen in places to just 2.5 metres below ground level.

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