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Germany marks 25 years since Berlin Wall’s fall

Balloons of the art project 'Lichtgrenze 2014' (lit. 'lightborder 2014') reflect in a puddle next to remains of the Berlin Wall at East Side Gallery in Berlin, Germany, Friday, Nov. 7, 2014. AP

Germany on Sunday celebrates the 25th anniversary of the night the Berlin Wall fell, a pivotal moment in the collapse of communism and the start of the country’s emergence as the major power at the heart of Europe.

Posted: November 8th, 2014 in Uncategorized | Read More »

Number of Islamic extremists growing in Germany

In this June 11, 2013 file picture the president of the Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution, Hans-Georg Maassen attends a press conference in Berlin, Germany. AP FILE PHOTO

The head of Germany’s domestic intelligence agency says the number of Islamic extremists in the country is growing rapidly.

Posted: October 25th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Ebola-infected UN employee dies in Germany

Liberian health workers queue to enter one of the largest Ebola treatment units at the Island Clinic Monrovia ,Liberia. Monday, Oct. 13, 2014. AP

A UN employee infected with the Ebola virus in West Africa has died after arriving in Germany last week for treatment, the hospital said on Tuesday.

Posted: October 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

China high on agenda in Aquino’s Euro tour

President Benigno S. Aquino III. MALACANANG PHOTO BUREAU

President Aquino leaves Saturday night for a whirlwind visit to four major European countries, in part to seek support for the Philippines’ “triple action plan” to resolve the territorial dispute with China

Posted: September 13th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories | Read More »

Cause of blast at German chemical plant unclear

Smoke and flames rise over a chemical waste facility in Ritterhude near Bremen, Tuesday evening, Sept. 9, 2014.  Police said that one person was severely burned in the blast Tuesday night and that the explosion damaged a nearby residential area.  (AP Photo/dpa, Ingo Wagner)

Police in northwestern Germany say they have yet to determine what caused a massive explosion that seriously injured one person at a chemical processing company.

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