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Exhibition showing Nazi-era Berlin reopened


August 24th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 24 (DPA) Germany's main exhibition of ruins of Nazi-era Berlin reopened to visitors Tuesday in the excavated, inner-city basement where the Gestapo headquarters used to stand. The whole site - half ... Read more...

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Jubilant Germans see sweet justice in 4-1 win over England


June 28th, 2010 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, June 27 (DPA) Central Berlin resounded Sunday with trumpeting vuvuzelas, whistles and honking car horns, as fans cheered a German 4-1 World Cup victory over England which, for many, righted wrongs ... Read more...

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Sarkozy recounts how he chipped away at Berlin Wall with a pick axe


November 9th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, Nov. 9 (ANI): French President Nicolas Sarkozy has revealed how he actively participated in the historic fall of the Berlin Wall, by chipping away at the concrete slabs with a ... Read more...

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Leaving East Germany - as easy as Alpha, Bravo, Charlie?


October 23rd, 2009 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
By Helen Maguire Berlin, Oct 23 (DPA) In the winter of 1962, just months after the Berlin Wall was built, bus driver and war veteran Hans Weidner decided he was fed up with ... Read more...

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Macca dismisses reports that he’ll quit after world tour


August 5th, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 5 (ANI): Sir Paul McCartney has dismissed rumours that he will retire from his music career after his supposed next world tour in 2010."All I can say is that ... Read more...

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Paul McCartney ‘to hang up guitar with farewell world tour next year’


July 31st, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 31 (ANI): Sir Paul McCartney wants to call it quits after a final world tour in which he wishes to perform at places where he has never played before, ... Read more...

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Berlin - a Mecca for art enthusiasts


June 4th, 2008 - 9:19 am ICT by IANS
DPA Berlin, June 4 (DPA) Long considered a backwater of the arts world, the German capital is today attracting a wave of art dealers, gallery operators and collectors from around the world. Along ... Read more...

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