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  1. Crop Pests Stopped by Plants That Cripple Attackers' RNARead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Scientific American

    ... A team of researchers led by Ralph Bock at the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Plant Physiology , in Potsdam, Germany, now reports that it has found a way to protect crops from the Colorado potato beetle with a new insecticidal tool: RNA ...

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  2. VW Passat is European Car of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    ... board chairman Martin Winterkorn said the new Passat represented a move upmarket, when it was launched in Potsdam, Germany, although this might seem to risk cannibalizing sales of its premium subsidiary Audi available in Europe with a choice of 10 ...

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  3. Germany faces public sector strikes as wage talks sputterRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Canadian HR Reporter

    German schools, hospitals and courts could be hit by token strikes lasting several hours in the next two weeks after a second round of talks on Friday between trade unions and state officials ended without agreement, union leaders said. The trade unions are demanding a 5.5 per cent pay rise for some three million civil servants.

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  4. German Sudetenland group revises charter to exclude 'reclamation of homeland'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Deutsche Welle

    The organization for German former residents of the Sudetenland displaced after World War II has made some key changes to its charter - most importantly to remove references to reparations and reclaiming land. Bernd Posselt, a Bavarian CSU politician and spokesman for the "Sudetendeutsche Landsmannschaft," welcomed the changes to the group's charter at its annual general meeting in Munich on Sunday.

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  5. How safe are Jews in Germany?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Deutsche Welle

    Can Jews feel safe in Germany? Not everywhere, says the Central Council of Jews, citing hostility from Muslim citizens as one of the reasons. Muslim representatives have even acknowledged that there are problems.

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  6. The Tragedy of Khojaly Highlighted in the Heart of BerlinRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | PRWeb

    The new independent film documentary 'Endless Corridor' - focusing on the first-hand testimonies of survivors from the Khojaly Masscare - has been screened in one of Berlin's major cinemas, alongside the launch of the book 'Khojaly Witness of a War Crime: Armenia in the Dock'. The event was organised by The European Azerbaijan Society under the auspices of the international Justice for Khojaly campaign.

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  7. Germany faces public sector strikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Iol.co.za

    German schools, hospitals and courts could be hit by token strikes lasting several hours in the next two weeks after a second round of talks on Friday between trade unions and state officials ended without agreement, union leaders said. The trade unions are demanding a 5.5 percent pay rise for some three million civil servants.

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  8. Who Started the Reichstag Fire?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Time

    On Feb. 27, 1933, the building was destroyed - and no matter who did it, the Nazis got what they wanted It's a semi-mystery that's over eight decades long: who set fire to the Reichstag, the German parliament, on Feb. 27, 1933? As described in the Mar. 6, 1933, issue of TIME, the arson came amid "a campaign of unparalleled violence and bitterness" by then-Chancellor Adolf Hitler, in advance of an approaching German election, and it turned a building that was "as famous through Germany as is the dome of the Capitol in Washington among U. S. citizens" into "a glowing hodge-podge of incandescent girders."

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  9. German pyrolysis firm to build Colo. plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Tire Business

    ... before disclosing its plans for the Colorado plant, Pyrolyx agreed to merge with Carbon Clean Tech A.G., a Potsdam, Germany-based company specializing in the recovery of carbon black from post-consumer rubber products. It operates one plant, in ...

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  10. Streets of memoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Nation

    It would be exaggerating to speak of splendour. Communist-era architecture in East Germany however did sometimes offer more than grey and gloomy pre-fab apartment blocks.

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  11. Mining the CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Planetizen

    Rapid urbanization and climate change will make it harder for cities to provide crucial resources for their citizens. In this article, Arup consultants Amy Leitch and Laura Frost examine how the built environment can fill this emerging need.

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  12. What the Oscars do and don't understand about Eastern EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Newsday

    An Oscar statue is seen during a press event held by Filmstudios Babelsberg in Potsdam, eastern Germany following the sucess of the 'Grand Budapest Hotel' at the Oscars on February 23, 2015. Photo Credit: Getty Images If Sunday night's Oscars are any indication, Western audiences and critics are fascinated with eastern Europe: Three out of five movies nominated for best foreign-language film were from the region, and Wes Anderson's "Hotel Grand Budapest," which competed for best film but only won in a couple of second-rate categories, was set in a fictional eastern European country called Zubrowka .

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  13. When naivete trumps realityRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 22 | Washington Times

    ... before he passed away in April 1945. His successor, Harry S. Truman, would attend the final meeting in Potsdam, Germany in July. The dilemma of FDR's update on Yalta to Congress was that the important details of the agreement were secret. Yet, ...

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  14. Cloudy nights now make cities brighter instead of darkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Mashable

    ... of the effect, said lead study author Christopher Kyba, a physicist at the GFZ Center for Geoscience in Potsdam, Germany. "We really didn't have a good idea of how bright the night sky is," Kyba told Live Science . "We're trying to build a global ...

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  15. Intrigue in Postwar Berlin: Joseph KanonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Publishers' Weekly

    After seven postwar European thrillers, Edgar Awardwinning author Joseph Kanon, whose latest novel is Leaving Berlin , has firmly established himself as an heir to Graham Greene. But Kanon didn't write Los Alamos , his first novel, until he was 50 years old.

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  16. Light Pollution Puts an End to "Dark and Stormy Night"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Scientific American

    ... of the effect, said lead study author Christopher Kyba, a physicist at the GFZ Center for Geoscience in Potsdam, Germany. "We really didn't have a good idea of how bright the night sky is," Kyba told Live Science. "We're trying to build a global ...

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  17. Presentation Of Book On Armenian Genocide Held In GermanyRead the original story

    Friday Feb 20 | Groong

    PRESENTATION OF BOOK ON ARMENIAN GENOCIDE HELD IN GERMANY [ Part 2.2: "Attached Text" ] 20:55, 19 February, 2015 YEREVAN, 19 FEBRUARY, ARMENPRESS. On February 17, Academic Director of the Lepsius House Research Center, Dr. Rolf Hosfeld presented his book Death in the Desert: The Armenian Genocide at the Einstein Forum in Potsdam, Germany.

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  18. DGAP-News: DO Deutsche Office AG: Leasing successes in two office properties in Munich and BonnRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | GlobeNewswire

    News: DO Deutsche Office AG / Key word : Real Estate DO Deutsche Office AG: Leasing successes in two office properties in Munich and Bonn 20.02.2015 / 07:15 Deutsche Office: Leasing successes in two office properties in Munich and Bonn Cologne, 20 February 2015. DO Deutsche Office AG has achieved further leasing successes in Munich and Bonn.

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  19. Germany Leaves Door Open on Greek DealRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | Bloomberg

    Germany is leaving the door open to an agreement on Greece's bailout funding as officials prepare their negotiating positions going into a meeting of finance ministers in Brussels Friday. German leaders regard a proposal submitted by Greece to fellow euro-region governments as a basis for negotiations and don't necessarily see a need for Greece to submit a fresh draft, according to a government official who asked not to be named because the discussions are private.

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  20. Bright and Stormy Night: Clouds Make Cities LighterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | LiveScience

    ... of the effect, said lead study author Christopher Kyba, a physicist at the GFZ Center for Geoscience in Potsdam, Germany. "We really didn't have a good idea of how bright the night sky is," Kyba told Live Science. "We're trying to build a global ...

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