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Sun, 30 Oct 2016 08:30:14 GMT
IS claims fatal stabbing in Germany  -  SBS
A follower of Islamic State was responsible for a stabbing attack on two youths in the German city of Hamburg two weeks ago, the militant group's Amaq news agency says. In the incident, the unknown perpetrator attacked a young couple sitting under a ...
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 07:17:34 GMT
Conway native is scaring up profit  -  Arkansas Online
FRANKFURT, Germany -- On Halloween, the roads around Shane Junyor's suburban home will close and nearly 1,000 people will gather for his homemade haunted house. Every year, Junyor goes big. Last Halloween he dug out his front yard to create a ...
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 07:04:23 GMT

'Berlin's Holocaust memorial couldn't have been built in today's Germany'  -  i24news
Berlin's world-famous Holocaust memorial could not have been built in today's Germany, believes the monument's architect, citing the rising anti-Semitism in the country. The prominent American architect Peter Eisenman, who designed the Memorial to the ...
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 06:29:01 GMT
Risking Beijing's ire, Germany gets tough on Chinese takeovers  -  Yahoo7 News
Alarmed by a raft of Chinese takeovers, Germany is putting the brakes on the Asian giant's shopping spree as it sends out the message that not everything is for sale -- at the risk of antagonising Beijing. The more assertive noises coming out of Berlin ...
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 05:46:20 GMT

Europe, Russia must work with Azerbaijan, Armenia to reduce tension - German MP  -  Trend News Agency
Europe and Russia must work with Azerbaijan and Armenia to reduce the cases of escalation in Nagorno-Karabakh conflict area, German Bundestag member Albert Weiler told "Armenian News" web site. He recalled that after the escalation in April Germany, ...
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 04:13:52 GMT

German firm aims to compactly convert radioactive Fukushima wood into power  -  The Japan Times
Japan is turning to a small German company to generate power from timber irradiated by the 2011 Fukushima No. 1 nuclear meltdowns. Closely held Entrade Energiesysteme AG will sell electricity from 400 of its container-size biomass-to-power machines set ...
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 03:06:27 GMT

German park bans clown mask for Halloween  -  SBS
A German amusement park has banned guests dressing up in clown masks for its upcoming Halloween celebrations. The move comes after German authorities told dpa Wednesday they had registered 370 incidents across Germany involving people dressed ...
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 01:48:27 GMT

Exposed: That One Time Nazi Germany Helped China Fight Japan  -  The National Interest Online (blog)
Most people who stayed awake for at least half of their high school history class knows that the Axis Powers in World War II consisted of Germany, Italy and Japan. But few know that German tactics and weapons—not to mention some actual Germans—helped ...
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 01:46:14 GMT
Bayern reap win, Dortmund tie in German Bundesliga  -  Xinhua
Bayern Munich's Douglas Costa (Front) vies for the ball with FC Augsburg's Martin Hinteregger during the German Bundesliga soccer match between FC Augsburg and FC Bayern Munich in Augsburg, Germany, Oct. 29, 2016. Bayern Munich won 3-1.
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 01:40:17 GMT

Creepy Clowns In Germany Might Get Jail Time  -  WGBA-TV
You've probably heard a lot about creepy clown sightings recently: people getting dressed in colorful costumes and scaring people ��������� or worse. Germany isn't exempt from the craze, and the government says it's cracking down just in time for ...