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VW aims for double-digit growth in...
German carmaker Volkswagen is targeting double digit sales growth in China this year and will launch two new hybrid cars in the world's leading auto market, the group's chief said on Saturday.
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Thu Apr 17, 2014
The Washington Post
German Churches Look to Heavens to Answer Prayer, Generate Power
Churches in Germany, Europe's biggest renewable-energy market, operate about 2,000 solar plants to generate carbon-free electricity and heat, industry lobby BSW-Solar said.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Emma Stone changes outfits for night on the town
Carer couple 'starved blind woman, 19, who has cerebral palsy and let her sit in a filthy wheelchair as her teeth rotted away while they lived off her Medicaid payments' At last! Every new smartphone sold in America will have 'kill switch' to stop it being used by thieves, pledge phone makers 'She's breathing and bleeding hard': Son makes frantic ... (more)
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Germany expects to attract 8-10 percent more Indian tourists this year
Germany expects to attract 8-10 percent more Indian tourist this year, up from 615,617 tourists in 2013.
The Hartford Courant
VW picks former Audi R&D boss to run Bentley, Bugatti brands
Volkswagen has appointed Audi's former development chief to take the reins at Bentley and Bugatti, the third top management change at the two ultra-luxury auto brands in just over three years.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Massive Ozone Hole Found In Earth's 'Detergent' Layer Over The Pacific, Scientist Warns
Marcus Rex, a climate scientist for the Alfred Wegener Institute , Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research in Potsdam, Germany, stumbled onto the discovery of the hole while sending balloons with ozone-detecting probes into the atmosphere from onboard the research vessel Sonne far out in the Pacific.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
The Dead Presidents Club
They say"never speak badly about the dead" Thinking back over the last 70 years, it is amazing that the dearly departed have included the following Presidents of the United States: Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, Dwight D. Eisenhower, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Lyndon Baines Johnson, Richard Milhous Nixon, Gerald R. Ford, and Ronald ... (more)
Touring a stagnant airport in usually-efficient Germany
In the early days of aviation, it was common for people to visit airports simply to stand on observation decks and watch the planes come and go.
DVD of the Week: "Palermo or Wolfsburg"
For the late German director Werner Schroeter , the anchoring metaphor is opera, as seen in his 1980 feature "Palermo or Wolfsburg," which I discuss in this clip.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
German nazis abuse Sesame Street Cookie Monster
Cookie Monster is being used by two neo-Nazis in eastern Germany to spread right-wing ideology among students in a local high-school, according to police.
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Durant woman tells story of escape ...
A frightened 11-year-old girl and her family hastily packed all their belongings they could carry and fled their modest home in a desperate attempt to reach the safety of her grandmother's home in the western part of Germany.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
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Deutsches Haus hosts Holocaust survivor
Margot Friedlander, a Holocaust survivor, visited a packed NYU's Deutsches Haus on April 7. Friedlander - dressed entirely in black with an amber necklace that once belonged to her mother - read an excerpt from her memoir, "Try to Make Your Life."
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Tragic past, rebirth in Berlin's Jewish community
The epicenter of the Holocaust, the city where Hitler signed the death warrants of 6 million Jews, seems an unlikely candidate for the world's fastest growing Jewish community.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
A springtime journey on the arctic coastal plain
From left, Chris Arp and Ben Gaglioti drill a hole in a small lake near Fairbanks.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
You'd be hard-pressed to recognize the old East Germany these days
The once Communist side of the divided nation has thrived in a multitude of ways since the fall of the Berlin Wall.
British documentary: Hitler may have married a Jew
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Thu Apr 03, 2014
Water in Berlin: The moisture down below
LAS VEGAS or Los Angeles would love to have Berlin's problem: too much water. In the Spree valley, the water table has risen in places to just 2.5 metres below ground level.
Arka News Agency
Karabakh speaker talks about peace process to German experts
YEREVAN, April 3. /ARKA/. The speaker-headed delegation of Nagorno-Karabakh Republic is now in Berlin with a working visit, the parliament press office reported.