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Scientist decodes centuries old cryptogram

October 26th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 26 (IANS) This manuscript has all the ingredients of a thriller -- a handwritten message in arcane symbols and Roman letters spread over 105 yellowing pages, hidden in ... Read more...

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She cannot still reconcile to fall of Berlin Wall

August 13th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Brigitte Heinrich, a teacher in east Berlin, witnessed the beginning of the Berlin Wall Aug 13, 1961. Fifty years later, the former East German resident ... Read more...

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2500 German police evict tenants from Berlin’s squat

February 2nd, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by BNO News
BERLIN (BNO NEWS) -- Around 2,500 police officers were deployed across Berlin to evict illegal tenants from one of the city's last surviving squats, DPA news agency reported.Police used an axe and ... Read more...

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Berlin celebrates the fall of the Wall (Lead)

November 9th, 2009 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Nov 9 (DPA) German Chancellor Angela Merkel Monday retraced the steps she took after the fall of the Berlin Wall 20 years ago, as international leaders gathered in Berlin to ... Read more...

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Germany celebrates Berlin Wall Fall’s 20th anniversary

November 9th, 2009 - 8:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Berlin, Nov 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Prayers, blaring music and pomp, marked the 20th anniversary of the day the historic Berlin Wall fell, when the East Germans started moving west and the ... Read more...

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‘Traitors’ to East Germany were forced to give up their children (The Berlin Wall went up Aug 13, 1961)

August 12th, 2009 - 9:29 am ICT by IANS
By Clive Freeman Berlin, Aug 12 (DPA) When Baerbel Gruebel was 25, she and her husband Ota decided they would risk anything rather than have their two young children grow up in Communist ... Read more...

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Loyal football fans build stadium for Berlin club

April 29th, 2009 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Mike Swanson Berlin, April 29 (DPA) Supporters of Berlin's FC Union have been demonstrating their loyalty by rolling up their sleeves to help the club build a new football stadium.The volunteers turn ... Read more...

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Helen Mirren to play undercover Israeli agent in new film

September 27th, 2008 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 27 (ANI): Veteran actress Dame Helen Mirren is set to play an undercover Israeli agent in Miramax Films next venture.The 63-year-old actress has again teamed up with the producers ... Read more...

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Berlin sweet shop face shut down for selling hallucinogenic chocolates

September 14th, 2008 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 14 (ANI): A sweet shop in Berlin has been closed down after the police discovered that its owner was selling chocolates and lollipops laced with hallucinogenic mushrooms and marijuana.The ... Read more...

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One in nine Berliners wants the Wall back

July 28th, 2008 - 9:19 am ICT by IANS
By Clive Freeman Berlin, July 28 (DPA) The Berlin Wall had a 29-year history when it finally fell in November 1989 to scenes of unprecedented jubilation in the then divided city. Now, close ... Read more...

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With ‘Nazi news’, blog played super prank on media

July 1st, 2008 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Frederick Noronha Panaji, July 1 (IANS) A blog run out of Goa anonymously has claimed credit for misleading large sections of the Indian media by planting an untrue story about a "Nazi" ... Read more...

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World’s biggest dinosaur lives in world’s trendiest town

April 30th, 2008 - 9:24 am ICT by admin
DPA Berlin, April 30 (DPA) Where else would the world's biggest dinosaur live, but in the world's trendiest town? "Live" may be stretching it a bit. Brachiosaurus brancai has been dead for 150 ... Read more...

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Huge piece of Berlin Wall helps Newseum tell media story

April 11th, 2008 - 9:09 am ICT by admin
DPA Washington, April 11 (DPA) Even removed from Berlin, the watchtower has a threatening mood to it. Along with the 11-metre wide section of the defunct Berlin Wall - said to be the ... Read more...

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