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Paris relives the joy of liberation, 70 years on

Visitors sunbathe next to the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Monday, March 10, 2014. Meteo France, the French national meteorological service, says this winter is the second mildest in the country since 1900. AP

“Paris! Paris outraged! Paris broken! Paris martyred! But Paris liberated! Liberated by itself. Liberated by its people…” – the words of Charles De Gaulle to an ecstatic crowd cheering the capital’s liberation from Nazi occupation after four long, painful, bitter years.

Posted: August 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

French, German leaders pay emotional tribute to WWI fallen

France's President Francois Hollande and German President Joachim Gauck arrive to attend a ceremony to mark the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I, at the National Monument of Hartmannswillerkop, in Wattwiller, eastern France, Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014. On this day 100-years ago, in 1914, Germany declared war on France, at the beginning of the first global war, which centered on Europe and resulted in over nine million combatants being killed. AP

French President Francois Hollande and his German counterpart Joachim Gauck paid emotional tributes Sunday to the millions of soldiers who died during World War I, exactly 100 years after Germany declared hostilities against France.

Posted: August 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Interfaith house of prayer to be built in Berlin

house of One

A rabbi, an imam and a priest start praying together under the same roof. It may sound like the start of a joke, but hopes are high it will become reality in Berlin.

Posted: August 1st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Germany latest to warn citizens to get out of Libya

In this Saturday, July 26, 2014, frame grab from video obtained from a freelance journalist traveling with the Misarata brigade, shows an airplane on the tarmac of the airport belching black smoke into the air during fighting between the Islamist Misarata brigade and a powerful rival militia, in Tripoli, Libya. Germany on Sunday advised all citizens currently in Libya to immediately leave the strife-torn country, following measures taken by countries including Britain and the United States to protect citizens from increasing violence.  AP

Germany on Sunday advised all citizens currently in Libya to immediately leave the strife-torn country, following measures taken by countries including Britain and the United States to protect citizens from increasing violence.

Posted: July 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Germany asks top US spy to leave the country

This picture taken May 3, 2011 shows the US embassy at the Pariser Platz next to the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany. AP PHOTO

Germany took the dramatic step Thursday of asking the top US intelligence official in Berlin to leave the country, following two suspected cases of American spying and the yearlong spat over eavesdropping by the National Security Agency.

Posted: July 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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