10 hrs ago
AIR Estimates Insured Losses in Germany from Historic Floods
For Immediate Release: AIR Estimates Insured Losses in Germany from Historic Floods at between EUR 4.0 Billion and EUR 5.8 Billion BOSTON, June 19, 2013 - Catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide estimates insured losses in Germany from the recent floods in central Europe at between EUR 4.0 billion and EUR 5.8 billion.
12 hrs ago
Aging gracefully: Germans grow gray together
Tenant Dorothea Straube-Koberstein bakes a cake with Christoph Remmlinger, a personal care assistant, at a shared apartment for seniors in Potsdam, Germany.
14 hrs ago
Video: The Iconic Brandenburg Speeches Obama Must Live Up To
Back in 2008, Barack Obama's rollicking overseas tour hit a snag. The Democratic presidential candidate, James Mann later wrote in The Obamians , wanted to deliver a speech at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin that would showcase his widespread popularity in Europe and capacity to rehabilitate America's reputation abroad.
14 hrs ago
5th anniversary of OurValues: A small world after all?
Editor's note: This post is part of a series by Dr. Baker on Our Values about core American values.
16 hrs ago
Four on the Floor?
What factors determine the characteristic impedance of coaxial transmission line? a.
23 hrs ago
Obama and Berlin: Faded echoes meet new realities
In this file photo, Barack Obama, waves as he arrives to make a speech in front of the Victory Column in Berlin on July 24, 2008.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Postdoctoral position on spatial navigation and aging
The center includes nine high-performing sites in Berlin, Bonn, Dresden, GA ttingen, Magdeburg, Munich, Rostock/Greifswald, TA1 4bingen and Witten.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Wall Street Journal
Two Great Powers, No Real Leadership
America is the world's No. 1 and Germany is Europe's, yet both seem content to punch below their weights.
Thanh Nein News
Hoi An Week in Germany to present unique cultural, culinary traits
Hoi An's ma 3 Quao ng , will be served by Vietnamese chefs at the Hoi An Week next week in Wernigerode town, Germany A Hoi An Week to promote the ancient town's culture, arts and tourist sites will be held at Wernigerode, its twin town in Germany, from July 21-28.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Das 30 Millionth: Volkswagen Golf Hits a Big Milestone
The Volkswagen Golf has been in production for nearly 40 years, and the automaker has produced quite a few copies of the popular hatchback - 30 million to be exact.
Life is a cabaret in Berlin
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Wed Jun 12, 2013
45,000 evacuate German towns due to floods caused by heavy rains
Record water levels on the Elbe River pushed northward Wednesday, forcing 45,000 people from their homes in northern and eastern Germany, officials said.
Modern Accommodation in Berlin Adds Bike Rental Service
Seeing the sights of Germany's capital city is a whole lot more fun and exciting thanks to a convenient new service offered by a stylish hotel near the Berlin Wall site.
Hemmings Auto Blogs
The Volkswagen Type 1 "Beetle" marks its 75th anniversary
For countless drivers who came of age between the late 1950s and the late 1980s, the iconic Volkswagen Type 1 "Beetle," which marks its 75th birthday this May, served as a reliable and economical means of all-weather transportation.
Mail on Sunday
UK weather: Forecasters warn jet stream plunge could lead to unsettled wet weather into August
Get ready for a typically damp British summer as forecasters warn jet stream plunge could lead to unsettled wet weather into August Britain's fine weather looks set to be over for the foreseeable future as forecasters warn the unsettled and wet conditions could last until the end of July and into August.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Floods in Europe: Burst dyke leaves entire German town submerged as...
As cars and homes lie abandoned, this was the scene of devastation today at Fischbeck in central Germany after the entire village became submerged when a dyke burst.
This Swimming Pool In The Middle Of Giant European Floods Is Surreal
A garden with a swimming pool is inundated by the waters of the Elbe river during floods near Magdeburg in the federal state of Saxony Anhalt, June 10, 2013.
Flood misery as surging Elbe breaches defenses in Germany
A sea of muddy brown water has flooded out from two broken dikes in the state of Saxony-Anhalt, forcing the evacuation of thousands of people from their homes.
Official Wire News
Germany: Elbe surges north, thousands evacuated
Thousands of homes are being evacuated along Germany's Elbe River as waters threaten to break through levees protecting several north German towns.