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Friday | Cleveland.com

Cleveland Orchestra minding tradition and new rules on September tour of Europe

As it jets around Europe next month on a two-week international tour, the ensemble will execute a number of firsts and rarities, even as it offers music by Brahms and Widmann, two composers routinely charged with conventionalism.

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Friday | Silicon Alley Insider

Germanwings Pilots Start Strike As Lufthansa Row Rumbles On

Germanwings started a six-hour strike on Friday, disrupting the travel plans of thousands of people returning from summer holidays, applying pressure on Lufthansa management in their dispute over a pension scheme.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Examiner.com

Pieces of the Berlin Wall for decor?

On an overgrown industrial wasteland in Teltow, just South of Berlin, numbered pieces are now available for artists to purchase and decorate.

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Times of Oman

City-West tourism - centre of former West Berlin

City-West, the centre of former West Berlin, is back in vogue. During the Cold War, this area was the goal for those trying to escape the East.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Independent

Postcard from... Berlin

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Colombo Page

Sri Lanka Tourism's mega taxi advertising campaign in Germany draws high response

Aug 27, Colombo: A mega taxi advertising campaign launched in Germany early this year by the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau has drawn heavy response from the target audience in Germany, the government news portal announced.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Berlin's colourful mayor to announce resignation on Tuesday

Berlin's mayor Klaus Wowereit is stepping down after 13 years running the city he once described as "poor but sexy", his reputation tarnished in recent years by embarrassing delays and cost overruns to the German capital's new airport.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

CNN

A spy's guide to Berlin

Once a secret military enclave, the Teufelsberg, or Devil's Mountain, a U.S. radar station and listening post, was staffed by 1,000 spies throughout the Cold War.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Schensul: Seeing the Berlin Wall from behind the wheel of an East German jalopy

I know, I know. Nobody had to remind me that the Trabant, the only car manufactured and sold in East Germany during 31 years of Soviet occupation, was regarded as a joke at best, a scourge on the earth at worst.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Eurailing Around Europe---As an Adult

WHEN I WAS 15 years old, with a summer and $100 to spare, I bought an unlimited Eurail ticket, a little brown booklet that let me visit as many Western European destinations as I could manage in a month.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

NA Confidential

The Berliners came to bury Lenin, not exhume his statue. But I remember it well.

It was 25 years ago this month that I was in East Berlin, tidying the vicinity of this very decapitated statue in preparation for the celebration of East Germany's 40th birthday, at which Mikhail Gorbachev famously wagged his finger at Erich Honecker.

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Daily Mail

Berliners call for tourist-free zones and silent suitcase wheels

Bank holiday exodus! Two million Britons to head overseas for long weekend ... while those at home face nine million extra cars on the roads and disrupted rail journeys 'Visitors think they are in a kind of Disneyland': Berliners call for tourist-free zones and silent suitcase wheels in backlash against partying holidaymakers 'I've been left with a ... (more)

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Sunday Herald

Double Dutch will be a real music treat for festival goers

The great Dutch conductor Bernard Haitink once described Amsterdam's Concertgebouw as the best instrument of the orchestra that it houses.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Nation

Coming in from the cold

View of the Glienicke Bridge over the Havel river in Potsdam, just outside Berlin.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

PE Hub

United Internet buys stake in Rocket Internet-Reuters

German Internet service provider United Internet AG is investing 435 million euros for a 10.7 percent stake in venture capital group Rocket Internet, the companies said on Friday.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

West Australian

United Internet buys stake in Rocket Internet

German Internet service provider United Internet AG is investing 435 million euros for a 10.7 percent stake in venture capital group Rocket Internet, the companies said on Friday.

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The Independent

48 hours in Berlin

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Auto Channel

Tesla Opens 50th Supercharger Site in Europe

Tesla marked the continued rapid expansion of its fast-charging network last week by opening its 50th Supercharging location in Europe.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Skift

Trivago's Ad Pitchman: Creepy, Handsome or Just Effective?

Tim Williams is no William Shatner, but his TV commercials for Trivago are creating a lot of buzz, mostly unexpected, for the brand.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

TwinCities

Remembering the fall of the Berlin Wall

The outdoor exhibits at the Topography of Terror museum. A stretch of the Berlin Wall runs above the foundations of the Nazi office buildings.

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