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2 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago | CNN

World's 10 funnest theme parks

"Theme Park Guy" Stefan Zwanzger describes Buffalo Bill's Resort and Casino on the Nevada-California border as the home of a "ruthless ride standing in the desert that shakes you up before allowing you to continue to Vegas."

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8 hrs ago | Russia Taday

Crematorium worker allowed to keep money from gold teeth sales

A local court in Germany rejected a lawsuit from a cemetery, which demanded that a crematorium employee pay damages for about $800,000 he made from secretly selling gold extracted from the remains of incinerated clients.

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9 hrs ago | Reuters

Online furniture store Home24 opens in Belgium, eyes more markets

Online furniture retailer Home24, a German-based start-up which hopes to challenge IKEA's dominance, is expanding to Belgium, its sixth market, and plans to launch in other countries in the next year, its managing director told Reuters.

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13 hrs ago | Medical Daily

Suicide Tourism Climbs In Switzerland; Past 5 Years Has Seen Dramatic Rise In Assisted Suicide

Since the law on assisted suicide in Switzerland is not as cut and dry as it is in other countries, it has turned into the preferred destination for euthanasia supporters and a hotbed for so-called "suicide tourism."

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15 hrs ago | AccuWeather.com

London, Paris, Berlin to Stay Cool Through the Weekend

Cool spells have definitely not been the norm across Europe this summer, but that is exactly what London, Paris, Berlin and other parts of northern Europe are in the midst of.

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19 hrs ago | 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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New Scientist

Non-fatal diseases increasingly drive assisted suicide

It's a tourism boom, but not one to crow about. The number of people travelling to Switzerland to end their lives is growing.

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Alamogordo Daily News

Holloman Gears Up for Oktoberfest

Officials with the German Air Force and the 49th Wing are preparing for the 18th annual Oktoberfest celebration on Saturday, Sept.

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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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EKathimerini

US ship finishes neutralizing Syria's chemical arms off Crete

A specially equipped U.S. ship has finished neutralizing all 600 metric tons of the most dangerous of Syria's chemical weapons components surrendered to the international community this year to avert threatened air strikes, the Pentagon said on Monday.

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Carrickonshannon Today

July is busiest month in the airport's history

The month of July has proven to be a record breaking month at Ireland West Airport Knock as the airport recorded its busiest month for passenger traffic in the airports 28 year history.

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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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Hospitality Net

VI Hotels assumes management of Marriott Hotel Minsk

Vienna International Hotelmanagement AG , the biggest Austrian hotel operator, is acting as management partner for the 5-star Marriott Hotel Minsk.

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AME Info

Dubai Health Authority to host several visiting doctors in September 2014.

In line with its policy to continue providing specialised medical care to the population of Dubai, the Dubai Health Authority will host several visiting doctors who are currently practicing medicine in countries such as Holland and Germany.

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Arab Times

German companies start to feel the pain of Russia crisis

BERLIN, Aug 17, : Companies in Germany, Russia's biggest trade partner in the European Union, are starting to feel the pain of a deepening standoff between the West and Moscow, with firms from defence to car manufacturing warning about a hit to business.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Japan Times

From 2015, you may not have to work 25 years to draw a pension

I am a worker of African origin in Japan, employed as a software engineer on an engineer's working visa.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Independent.ie

Germany 'spied on Kerry, Clinton'

A German magazine claims Germany's foreign intelligence agency eavesdropped on calls made by US Secretary of State John Kerry Germany's foreign intelligence agency eavesdropped on calls made by US Secretary of State John Kerry and his predecessor Hillary Clinton , German magazine Der Spiegel has reported.

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Star-Telegram.com

German-French reporting legend Scholl-Latour dies

Peter Scholl-Latour, whose reporting from far-flung places made him one of post-war Germany's most famous foreign correspondents, has died at 90. German news agency dpa cited Scholl-Latour's publisher Ullstein saying he died Saturday at his home in Rhoendorf, near Bonn.

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