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German plan to boost Africa's higher education teaching

The new plan aims to provide 1,000 additional university lecturers and to build more centres of excellence in Africa, and to boost university links between Africa and Germany and within Africa itself, by 2020.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Sunday Herald

Travel: Germany

For many, German wines conjure up 1970s stereotypes of mass-produced liebfraumilchs that have long been considered as sophisticated as a visit to Burger King.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, World News, Life, Dining

Daily World

Real-life Monuments Man recounts exploits

Seeing the majestic stained glass windows of Strasbourg Cathedral during a vacation in France last April left Rose Ann and Vince Scotti in awe.

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San Bernardino County Sun

a Manhattana an ambitious TV drama about the race to build the atomic bomb

When: Premieres at 6 p.m. July 27, repeating at 7:10 and 9. Airs regularly at 9 p.m. Sundays.

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Brandon Sun

Bayreuth's annual Wagner festival starts with dramatic pause as technical malfunction hits

Bayreuth's annual opera festival has gotten off to an unexpectedly dramatic start, with a technical malfunction forcing an interruption shortly after the opening performance of Richard Wagner's "Tannhaeuser" kicked off.

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Related Topix: Richard Wagner, Opera, Europe, World News, Angela Merkel

The Washington Post

German Utilities Bail Out Electric Grid at Wind's Mercy: Energy

Germany's push toward renewable energy is causing so many drops and surges from wind and solar power that the government is paying more utilities than ever to help stabilize the country's electricity grid.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Solar Energy, Nuclear Energy,

Science Daily

Experiments prove 'stemness' of individual immune memory cells

Specific individual immune cells, termed 'central memory T cells,' have all the essential characteristics of adult tissue stem cells, researchers have proven for the first time.

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Related Topix: Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Medicine, Cancer, Health, World News,

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Ananova

Gaza Conflict From Space In 'Saddest Photo'

An astronaut has posted a picture from the International Space Station while flying over Gaza and Israel, showing the worsening crisis which has left more than 700 people dead.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Science / Technology, Space, Europe

The Star Online

Pro-European integration protesters are seen through an EU flag...

The European Union would target state-owned Russian banks vital to financing Moscow's faltering economy in the most serious sanctions so far over the Ukraine crisis under proposals considered by EU governments on Thursday.

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Cybercast News Service

Canadian, German among Arizona plane crash victims

Two teenage girls from outside the United States were among four people who died in a northern Arizona plane crash.

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Berkshire Eagle

Rotting food prompts German gas leak scare

Emergency officials called to check out a suspected gas leak in Germany found a culprit they didn't expect: a fridge full of rotting food.

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Bellingham Herald

More works found at German collector's apartment

In this Nov. 17, 2013 file picture a cameraman films an apartment house, in which more than 1,200 paintings have been found, in Munich, Germany.

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Pique News Magazine

American Spies in Germany: The End of Trust

The question to bear in mind, when reading this whole sorry tale, is this: If Americans are, on average, no more stupid than Germans, then why are their intelligence services so stupid? After the most recent revelations about American spying in Germany, there was considerable speculation among members of the Bundestag that Germany might "get even" ... (more)

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

CNN

Touring Germany's world-class automotive museums

Known as the "Legendary Roadster," the 328 was made in several versions by BMW during the 1930s.

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Related Topix: Coupe, BMW i8, BMW, World News, Travel

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

WWI Experiences of Two Tennessee Brothers in New TSLA Collection

As we approach the 100th anniversary of the United States' involvement in World War I, the Tennessee State Library and Archives' newest online collection, the Puryear Family Photograph Albums, tells the story of two brothers from Gallatin who served in the Army Air Service during and after World War I. Comprised of three photograph albums and ... (more)

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Channelnewsasia.com

German airlines cancel more flights to Tel Aviv

Germany's top two airlines on Wednesday cancelled further flights to Tel Aviv over security concerns amid the escalating Gaza conflict.

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Jerusalem Post

Germany condemns anti-Semitic protests, urges Israeli restraint

The German government reassured Jews living in Germany that they should feel safe in the face of anti-Semitic chants and threats heard at some of the protests against Israel in light of its conflict with Hamas in Gaza, and said such behavior would not be tolerated.

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Oxford Mail

BRITAIN'S Royal connection to Germany was celebrated by a diplomatic visit from Wantage.

Members of the Wantage and Grove German Twinning Group caught up on their Royal history during a trip to Wantage's twin town Seesen earlier this month.

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Stars and Stripes

Germans withholding evidence in AFN murder case pending death penalty decision

German authorities will withhold key evidence in the strangulation death of an AFN broadcaster - including the victim's throat, unless the U.S. military gives assurances it will not seek the death penalty for the airman accused of the murder.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Death Penalty, Prison, US Military, Ramstein Air Base, US Air Force

Bradenton.com

German gov't cool on call for Russia to lose WCup

Peter Beuth, Hesse state's interior minister, told Wednesday's Bild daily that if President Vladimir Putin doesn't actively help investigate last week's Malaysia Airlines crash in Ukraine, the World Cup in Russia is "unthinkable."

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Vladimir Putin, Bradenton, FL

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