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Berlin gets ‘Don 2′ trail, thanks to ’sexy ambassador’


February 2nd, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Feb 2 (IANS) You can relive the thrills of "Don 2" by retracing the trail left by Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan during the shooting of the sleek ... Read more...

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Medvedev blasts German group for taking back Putin award


July 20th, 2011 - 8:09 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev blasted a German non-profit organisation for reversing its decision to award Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin with the Quadriga prize.Werkstatt Deutschland, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Putin wins German award


July 10th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has won an award in Germany for his role in Russia's development."Putin deserves a separate chapter in a history book ... Read more...

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Public display of affection at Berlin gay parade


June 25th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, June 25 (IANS) Decked in colourful costumes, vibrant masks, holding hands, hugging and kissing each other, members of the gay community along with thousands of other people marched in ... Read more...

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Rainbow hues in Berlin ahead of gay parade


June 24th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, June 24 (IANS) Discounted flight tickets, special shopping vouchers, rebates in hotels, free drinks and parties -- the stage is set to welcome more than half a million people ... Read more...

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Ex-Jihadist’s warning prompted Germany to issue anti-terror alert: NYT


November 29th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin (Germany), Nov.29 (ANI): Germany's decision to declare a terrorism alert and dispatch heavily armed police around the nation was set off by phone calls from a man who said he wanted ... Read more...

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Germans hit streets in joy after victory over Argentina


July 4th, 2010 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 3 (DPA) Germans ran onto the streets in joy and congratulated total strangers after watching their team roll over a miserable Argentina 4-0 in the World Cup football here Saturday. Others ... Read more...

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Bon Jovi takes the No.1 Soundscan debut with The Circle


November 30th, 2009 - 6:32 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
WORLDWIDE SINGLE "WE WEREN'T BORN TO FOLLOW" LEADS TO No. 1 ALBUM DEBUTS IN CANADA, JAPAN AND GERMANY –No. 2 DEBUT IN UKLegendary Island Records group Bon Jovi caps the celebration of ... Read more...

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Berlin celebrates the fall of the Wall


November 9th, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Nov 9 (DPA) International leaders were congregating in Berlin Monday, 20 years to the day after the fall of the Berlin Wall augured the end of Europe's East-West divide. On Nov ... Read more...

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German parliament commemorates fall of the Berlin Wall


November 9th, 2009 - 4:11 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Nov 9 (DPA) The German parliament Sunday celebrated the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, commemorating the efforts of European civil rights activists which helped end the divide ... Read more...

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U2, Beyonce, Eminem win as MTV awards return to Berlin


November 6th, 2009 - 6:38 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Nov 6 (DPA) Irish band U2 won the Best Live Act prize Thursday night at the 2009 MTV Europe Music Awards, after playing a sold-out free gig at Berlin's Brandenburg ... Read more...

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U2 to mark fall of the Berlin Wall with free gig


October 28th, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 28 (ANI): U2 will perform a free concert at the Brandenburg Gate to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.The Irish band along with other artists, ... Read more...

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Thousands participate in anti-nuclear demonstrations in Germany


September 6th, 2009 - 5:07 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 6 (Xinhua) Tens of thousands of people from Germany, France, Denmark and Austria have staged a rally in downtown Berlin Saturday to protest against a government plan to extend the ... Read more...

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Germans protest human rights abuses, detentions in Iran


July 26th, 2009 - 3:12 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 26 (DPA) Several hundred people demonstrated Saturday in the German cities of Hamburg and Berlin against violence and suppression in Iran. Posters called for the release of Iranians, arrested following the ... Read more...

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Tamils demonstrate at Brandenburg Gate in Berlin


April 24th, 2009 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, April 24 (DPA) About 1,500 Germany-based Tamils demonstrated Friday near the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin for a halt to the fighting in Sri Lanka, where civilians are caught in the cross-fire ... Read more...

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Berlin wall’s famous Honecker-Brezhnev kiss painting erased


March 28th, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, Mar 28 (ANI): The famous painting on the Berlin Wall, which depicted the kiss between East German leader Erich Honecker and his Soviet counterpart Leonid Brezhnev, has been erased as a ... Read more...

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Germans disappointed but disciplined after Spain spoil party


June 30th, 2008 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Berlin, June 30 (DPA) Millions of German football fans left public screenings across the country in disappointment after the national team's 0-1 defeat to Spain in the Euro 2008 final Sunday. Police ... Read more...

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Street parties in Germany after Euro-final berth


June 26th, 2008 - 9:52 am ICT by IANS
DPA Hamburg, June 26 (DPA) German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier was happy to catch his flight to Japan, probably after fighting his way through tens of thousands of jubilant fans in Berlin celebrating ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama calls for greater religious tolerance


May 18th, 2008 - 7:31 pm ICT by admin
Nuremberg (Germany), May 18 (DPA) The Dalai Lama called Sunday for greater tolerance between the world's major religions. Religion has too often been at the root of conflicts, violence and bloodshed, the ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama reiterates call for greater autonomy for Tibet


May 16th, 2008 - 7:33 pm ICT by admin
DPA Bochum (Germany), May 16 (DPA) The Dalai Lama repeated his desire Friday for reconciliation with China and insisted he does not want independence for his homeland Tibet. "We are not looking for ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama on five day visit to Germany


May 15th, 2008 - 3:16 pm ICT by admin
Dharamsala, May 15 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama began his five day visit to Germany Thursday, a spokesman of the Tibetan government-in-exile said here. "At the invitation of the Tibet's ... Read more...

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As form emerges, new US embassy in Berlin triggers debate


May 10th, 2008 - 11:00 am ICT by admin
By Ulrike von Leszczynski Berlin, May 10 (DPA) The removal of the scaffolding from the US embassy construction site in Berlin has triggered fresh debate about this symbol of Washington's power on the ... Read more...

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Ugly row over finding Berlin station for Holocaust train


April 13th, 2008 - 10:06 am ICT by admin
By Rohan Minogue Berlin, April 13 (DPA) An ugly row has erupted over finding an appropriate place for a Holocaust remembrance train to halt when it arrives in Berlin Sunday. German Transport Minister ... Read more...

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Swastika daubed on Berlin’s Holocaust Memorial


February 23rd, 2008 - 7:36 pm ICT by admin
DPABerlin, Feb 23 (DPA) A swastika and other symbols associated with German rightwing extremism have been daubed on the Holocaust Memorial in the centre of Berlin, police said Saturday. A member of ... Read more...

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