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Condor Offers High Luxury, Low Cost Direct Flights to Frankfurt

January 21, 2017 by  
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Fly above the clouds in luxury. Enjoy Condor Airlines’ lie-flat Business Class seats, great service and exceptional food on board your flight to Europe. Business class offers service and comfort that goes the extra mile. Condor’s prices to Europe are reduced for a limited time! Book their great Business Class direct-flight offers now from major […]

Sustainable in Nature

September 30, 2016 by  
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Green is in, and Germany is home to Europe’s first passive energy hotel in the form of the Explorer Hotel Berchtesgaden. Opened in December 2014, the innovative property features its own photovoltaic system, strong insulation, and a stringent energy strategy, making it 100% carbon neutral. Surrounded by stunning nature, hikers, cyclists, snowboarders and skiers alike […]

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner on Hieroglyphics

August 30, 2016 by  
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Referring to the cityscape paintings, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, the German expressionist painter and one of the founders of the artists group “Die Brücke“, spoke of “hieroglyphs as signs of expression.” Immediate ecstasy, Kirchner wrote, leads already in the preliminary sketch to “complete hieroglyphs.” The variety of visual experience, “ecstasy,” is reduced to abbreviations, to eloquent […]

Italy Tells Refugees: Don’t Risk the Journey

August 18, 2016 by  
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It’s noon on a blistering summer day in a narrow lane near Rome’s Tiburtina train station. Crowded along one shaded wall, dozens of people squat on cardboard or perch on plastic chairs, eating pasta or fruit salad from paper plates. Nearby, under a small open tent, volunteers dish out the food that’s been donated by […]

Istanbul city official shot amidst civil servant leave suspensions

July 18, 2016 by  
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July 18, 2016 The deputy mayor of Sisli, a prosperous district in Istanbul, was shot on Monday by an attacker, according to multiple Turkish media reports. Gunshots were heard after the assailant entered the office of deputy mayor Cemil Candas, reported NTV. He was shot in the head and is in critical condition, reported Turkey’s […]

Prosecutor: Truck attack on Nice was ‘premeditated’

July 18, 2016 by  
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July 18, 2016 Molins told a press conference Monday that Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel had planned the massacre several days before Bastille Day and had recently developed an interest in radical Islam. “Although there are no elements in the investigation to suggest at this stage an allegiance to “Islamic State” (IS) or links with individuals from […]

Long Night of Museums

July 16, 2016 by  
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August 27, 2016 Berlin’s popular Long Night of Museums is poised to again become an inspiring and fun late night event, when some 100 large and small museums, presenting established and new collections, open their doors from 6 pm Saturday evening until 2 am Sunday morning. Music, theater, and culinary events will enhance the permanent […]

US society ‘caught up in culture of fear,’ says professor

July 8, 2016 by  
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July 8, 2016 America has always had this paradox that it’s economically the most powerful country, still, militarily powerful, and has – for all its faults – a pretty good political system. Yet at the same time when it’s got all these assets, it’s caught up in this culture of fear. It’s a very frightened […]

Steinmeier: Defend Europe by Making it Better

July 8, 2016 by  
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July 8, 2016 In an article for the Huffington Post, Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier looks ahead to a European Union of 27, calling for a better, more flexible EU that listens more to the needs of its citizens. “We are committed to making Europe better, and to making it listen more to the needs of […]

EU Commission: CETA should be approved by national parliaments

July 5, 2016 by  
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July 5, 2016 Juncker will reportedly propose a mixed agreement – one that requires both the approval of the European parliament and national legislatures – at an European Commission meeting on Tuesday. Last week he was reported saying he “personally couldn’t care less” whether lawmakers get to vote on the deal. A report in the […]

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