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Berlin (Germany)

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  • The Ting Tings take a long trip to 'Nowheresville'

    The Ting Tings take a long trip to 'Nowheresville'
    The Ting Tings — the English dance-punk duo of Katie White and Jules de Martino that will play Rams Head Live on Saturday — found inspiration for its latest album, March's "Sounds from Nowheresville," from three Jewish New Yorkers rapping...
  • Lovely Berlin ought to be in pictures

    Berlin is such a picture-perfect small town, it belongs in a movie. And it was - twice. Berlin played the part of rural Hale in the 1999 film Runaway Bride, and a few years later it provided a setting for the movie Tuck Everlasting. Today until Sunday,...
  • Germany cautions Ukraine on reforms before Merkel visit

    BERLIN (Reuters) - The German government expressed concern about the pace of reform in Ukraine on the eve of a visit by Chancellor Angela Merkel, saying Berlin was considering offering additional aid to rebuild the country but that Kiev needed to...
  • Germany: Russia sanctions, Ukraine probably contributed to second-quarter contraction

    BERLIN (Reuters) - The German economy's surprise second-quarter contraction was probably due to Russian sanctions and confidence being eroded by the Ukraine crisis as well as the comparison with a bumper first quarter, the finance ministry said on Friday....
  • As Ukraine forces gain in east, focus of German diplomacy shifts

    BERLIN/KIEV (Reuters) - After months of ratcheting up pressure on Vladimir Putin, concern is mounting in Berlin and other European capitals that an emboldened Ukraine's military successes in the east are reducing the chances of a face-saving way out of...
  • Berlin blocks unearthing of giant Lenin statue head

    Berlin blocks unearthing of giant Lenin statue head
    German authorities have blocked plans to excavate a 3.5-ton granite head of Vladimir Lenin for display in a new Berlin museum due to logistical and cost concerns, the organizers of the exhibition and local media said. The head was part of a famous statue...
  • Berlin Film Festival to Honor Wim Wenders with Honorary Golden Bear

    LONDON -- The 65th Berlin Intl. Film Festival is to fete German filmmaker Wim Wenders with an homage and present him with an honorary Golden Bear for lifetime achievement. Ten Wenders films will be shown as part of the homage, including "Wings of Desire,...
  • Obama vows justice for killers of U.S. journalist; rescue mission failed

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama on Wednesday vowed justice for the Islamist killers of American journalist James Foley, as officials revealed that U.S. forces had launched a secret raid inside Syria last month to rescue him and other captives only to...
  • Airstrikes continue as Obama vows justice for killers; Pentagon weighs more troops

    WASHINGTON U.S. aircraft kept up a steady stream of strikes against Islamic State targets in northern Iraq on Wednesday as President Barack Obama condemned the beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley and indicated that the United States would run his...
  • Germany, Italy say prepared to send weapons to Iraq's Kurds

    BERLIN/ROME (Reuters) - Germany and Italy joined Britain and France on Wednesday in saying they would arm Iraqi Kurdish security forces fighting Islamic State militants in northern Iraq, in close coordination with the Baghdad central government....
  • Actress Emma Stone to make Broadway debut in 'Cabaret'

    NEW YORK, Aug 20 (Reuters) - Actress Emma Stone will replace Michelle Williams and make her Broadway debut as singer Sally Bowles opposite Tony winner Alan Cumming in the musical "Cabaret," producers said on Wednesday. The 25-year-old actress, who...
  • Meilutyte gears up for gold at Youth Olympics, China top table

    NANJING China (Reuters) - London Games gold medallist Ruta Meilutyte cruised through to the women's 100 metres breaststroke final at the Youth Olympic Games on Tuesday, while China surged to the top of the medals table on the third day of competition in...