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2 hrs ago | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

European Championships: Adam Peaty Lowers World Record in Men's 50 Breast

BERLIN, Germany, August 22. GREAT Britain's Adam Peaty set a world record in the semi-finals of men's 50 breast during the evening session at the European Championships in Berlin.

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7 hrs ago | New York Magazine

German Artists Continue to Humiliate NYPD in Brooklyn Bridge Flag...

Rest assured, patriots, life is finally starting to get back to normal around here: The American flags swapped out for bleached versions atop the Brooklyn Bridge in an epic, harmless art project - one that fully stumped the biggest police department in the country - have been returned by the Berliners who took them.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Ananova

Ukraine: US Sanctions Threat Over Russian Aid

The US has threatened Russia with more sanctions after accusing Moscow of violating Ukraine's sovereignty by sending an aid convoy into the east of the country.

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Times of Oman

Militiamen kill 70 at Iraq mosque

Helpers load an Antonov AN-124 freight plane with relief supplies for people in Northern Iraq on early at the Leipzig/Halle airport in Schkeuditz, eastern Germany on Friday.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Aircraft, Antonov An-124, Military Aircraft, Antonov Aircraft,

Times of Oman

German policeman in dock over website cannibalism

Detlef Guenzel, right, a 56-year-old German police officer, arrives for the opening of his trial on August 22, 2014 at the court in Dresden, eastern Germany.

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The Jackson Sun

4 white lion cubs born at German circus4 white lion cubs born at...

A spokeswoman for Circus Krone says the three males and their sister were born Wednesday in the eastern city of Magdeburg and are doing well.

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Reuters

TV maker Loewe sticks with "Made in Germany" in strategy U-turn

German TV maker Loewe, which became insolvent last year and was bought by an investment group five months ago, has binned plans to shift production abroad and decided to continue making most of its models at home.

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Marine News

German Shipyard FSG Re-organises Top Management

Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft says it will be headed by a new management team from January 1st 2015, details as follows: Current Chief Technology Officer Frank Bywater will be joined by Markus Bartsch as new Chief Executive Officer.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Newsday

Public finances show A 239m deficit

For the last couple of months the Treasury has been arguing that public sector borrowing will settle down as the year progresses.

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CNews

Ukraine's Poroshenko talks tough ahead of meetings with Merkel, Putin

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday he would call on Russian President Vladimir Putin to rein in pro-Russian separatists when the two men meet next week and told the Kremlin chief he had "a strong country, a strong army" behind him.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin, Belarus,

Canada.com

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

West Berliners crowd in front of the Berlin Wall early 11 November 1989 as they watch East German border guards demolishing a section of the wall in order to open a new crossing point between East and West Berlin near Potsdamer Square.

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EKathimerini

Inspectors visit Rhodes to probe reports of mass food poisoning of hotel guests

The Tourism Ministry has sent a team of inspectors from the Greek National Tourism Organization to the island of Rhodes in the Dodecanese to investigate claims that a large number of tourists suffered food poisoning at a luxury hotel at the popular resort of Lindos, Skai reported on Thursday.

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Star-Telegram.com

Hunt for German neo-Nazis was 'complete disaster'

An official inquiry has concluded that police and security services in Germany bungled the hunt for three neo-Nazis who years later turned out to be the main suspects in a far-right murder spree.

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Paddock Talk

New Nurburgring owner misses payment due date

In March, the financially embattled German grand prix host was bought for a reported EUR 77 million by a Dusseldorf based automotive group called Capricorn.

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The Washington Post

Germany has its own spying scandals, but dona t expect Berlin to forgive the NSA

The former monitoring base of the National Security Agency , which belongs to the German Federal Intelligence Agency , in Bad Aibling, south of Munich, on June 6, 2014.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Angela Merkel, Turkey, NC, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Examiner.com

Nuremberg 101: city of Nazis' grandest glory and greatest defeat

Hermann Goering was the highest-ranking Nazi defendant at the Nuremberg war crimes trial 1945-1946.

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In-depth Africa

Ebola: Nigerian Woman Causes Scare In Germany

There was panic at a crowded job centre in Berlin, Germany after a Nigerian woman suspected to be infected with the deadly Ebola virus passed out.

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Gazette-news.co.uk

Lancasters set to fly over memorial to lost bomber crew

TWO Lancasters will tomorrow fly over the site where the crew of a Second World War bomber lost their lives after crashing.

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Merkel Ukraine role mirrors rising German ambition

Chancellor Angela Merkel's emergence as a leader in efforts to resolve Ukraine's crisis - showcased by a visit to Kiev this weekend - underlines Germany's increasing ambition to transform itself from economic power to diplomatic heavyweight.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Angela Merkel, Vladimir Putin, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Francois Hollande

WAND-TV Decatur

Merkel Ukraine role mirrors rising German ambition

BERLIN - Chancellor Angela Merkel's emergence as a leader in efforts to resolve Ukraine's crisis - showcased by a visit to Kiev this weekend - underlines Germany's increasing ambition to transform itself from economic power to diplomatic heavyweight.

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