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Berlin Wall remnants divide council in Christchurch, New Zealand

Two Berlin Wall slabs gifted to Christchurch, New Zealand have sparked division. Some city councilors don't want them sited on Victoria Square, a multicultural ...

Berlin Wall remnants divide council in Christchurch, New Zealand

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Muslims in New Zealand Say They Have Been Sidelined in Christchurch Inquiry Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said an inquiry into the massacre would make a priority of consulting with Muslims. But so far, they say they have been shut out....
10:52, 08/30/2019

Christchurch New Zealand shooting suspect pleads not guilty The Australian man accused of the attacks at two Christchurch mosques faces charges for terrorism and 51 murders. A mental health assessment has found him fit to stand trial....
04:13, 06/14/2019

New Zealand begins inquiry into Christchurch's mosques massacre An inquiry into Christchurch's mosques shooting massacre began hearing evidence on Monday, as New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern prepared to co-host a meeting in France that seeks global support to tackle online violence....
07:39, 05/13/2019

New Zealand begins first round of gun buybacks after Christchurch attack Government has set aside more than NZ$200m to remove military-style firearms from circulationDozens of Christchurch gun owners have handed over their weapons in exchange for cash in the first of more than 250 planned buyback events around New Zealand...
09:00, 07/13/2019

New Zealand's first buyback event since Christchurch collects 224 guns Police in New Zealand said 224 banned firearms were turned over in the country's first buyback event since a gunman killed 51 people at two mosques in Christchurch....
04:00, 07/14/2019

New Zealand Vowed to Listen to Muslims After Christchurch. It’s Failing, They Say. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said an inquiry into the massacre would make a priority of consulting with Muslims. But so far, they say they have been shut out....
09:13, 08/29/2019

New Zealand begins inquiry into Christchurch mosque shooting New Zealand's Royal Commission inquiry will look into the suspected gunman's activities, use of social media and international connections, as well as whether there were inappropriate priority settings in counter-terrorism resources....
09:39, 05/13/2019

New Zealand police charge man over possession of explosives in Christchurch A man in Christchurch was charged in court on Wednesday with possessing explosives, ammunition and offensive weapons a day after police found a suspected explosive device in the city where 50 Muslims were killed in attacks on two mosques in March....
09:52, 05/01/2019

New Zealand Man Gets 21 Months for Sharing Video of Christchurch Attacks Philip Arps, who owns an insulation company that uses white supremacist symbols, also sent a copy of the video to be doctored to look like a first-person-shooter video game....
10:39, 06/18/2019

New Zealand plans to tighten gun laws in wake of Christchurch massacre New Zealand plans to create a gun register and tighten gun licensing, among other measures. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said the intent of the reform was to "stop weapons falling into the wrong hands."...
16:00, 07/22/2019

New Zealand police arrest man, find suspected bomb in Christchurch New Zealand police say they've arrested a 33-year-old man after they found ammunition and a package containing a suspected explosive device at a vacant property in Christchurch....
11:52, 04/30/2019

New Zealand's "Buy-Back" Scheme For Guns Banned After Christchurch Attack New Zealand's government on Thursday launched a multibillion-dollar, six-month "buy-back" scheme to compensate owners of powerful but newly banned semi-automatic weapons prohibited in the wake of......
05:52, 06/20/2019

Christchurch Victims Say New Zealand Has Fallen Short of Lofty Promises The government’s swift response to the massacre drew global praise. It also raised expectations among the victims that they say are now evaporating in the face of bureaucracy....
00:00, 06/21/2019

New Zealand PM slams book sales of Christchurch shooter's 'manifesto' New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern expressed concern after it emerged that the accused Christchurch gunman’s "manifesto" is being sold as a book in Ukraine. Ardern said the idea was "abhorrent and disgusting."...
13:39, 08/22/2019

New Zealand police charge Christchurch mosque attacker with terrorism The man accused of gunning down 51 people at two mosques in Christchurch has been formally charged with terrorism. The charge carries a maximum penalty of life in prison....
08:00, 05/21/2019

New Zealand police charge Christchurch mosque suspect with terrorism The Australian man accused of shooting 51 people dead in attacks at two New Zealand mosques has been charged with engaging in a terrorist act, police said Tuesday....
17:00, 05/21/2019

New Zealand media set protocols for court coverage of man accused of Christchurch attacks New Zealand news outlets on Wednesday agreed to guidelines for reporting on the court appearances of a man charged over deadly attacks on Christchurch mosques in March, which would limit coverage of statements promoting white supremacist ideology....
05:00, 05/01/2019

UN chief praises New Zealand premier’s ‘admirable’ response to Christchurch attacks Speaking to media in the New Zealand capital Auckland on Sunday, alongside New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, UN Secretary-General António Guterres expressed his solidarity with the victims and families of the March Christchurch mosque attack...
20:26, 07/27/2019

UN chief praises New Zealand premier’s ‘admirable’ response to Christchurch attacks. Speaking to media in the New Zealand capital Auckland on Sunday, alongside New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Arden, UN Secretary-General António Guterres expressed his solidarity with the victims and families of the March Christchurch mosque attacks...
17:00, 05/12/2019

Linking Christchurch attack and Sri Lanka bombing a ‘cheap shot,’ New Zealand official says Foreign Minister Winston Peters hit back at a Sri Lankan official’s claim that the Easter Sunday attacks were carried out in retaliation for the shooting at a mosque last month....
20:39, 04/30/2019

New Zealand Officials Admit Letting Christchurch Suspect Send Hateful Letter The lapse was particularly embarrassing because Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and other leaders had said they would do everything they could to deny the suspect any further platform....
04:39, 08/15/2019

The New Zealand government paid gun owners $288,000 for their weapons after semi-automatic ban in the wake of the Christchurch shootings TVNZ via AP New Zealand officials said the first of more than 250 planned gun buyback events was a success. The buyback events were launched after the government banned certain types of semi-automatic weapons in the wake of the Christchurch shootin...
00:52, 07/14/2019

New Zealand police file terrorism charge against man accused of killing 51 people at two Christchurch mosques WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand police file terrorism charge against man accused of killing 51 people at two Christchurch mosques....
08:00, 05/21/2019

Berlin museum returns Maori and Moriori remains to New Zealand The Charité hospital in Berlin returned the skulls of 109 Maori and Moriori people taken to Germany more than 100 years ago. The remains were handed over to New Zealand's national museum in a ceremony....
16:26, 05/01/2019

Remembering the Berlin Wall – in pictures The order for work to start on building the Berlin Wall was issued on 13 August 1961. East German guards sealed the border, preventing an exodus to the west. Barbed wire was gradually replaced with the concrete barrier, which remained until 9 Novembe...
16:13, 08/13/2019

Experience: I tunnelled under the Berlin Wall My real fear was the border guards and Stasi, who were listening for movement beneath the ground and digging their own tunnels to intercept oursIn 1961, I was 21 and studying civil engineering in East Germany. I was desperate to escape to the west; t...
14:39, 07/12/2019

1961: What Germany was like when the Berlin Wall was built Construction of the Berlin Wall began on August 13, 1961 – the same year birth control was introduced in Germany. It was also the beginning of what would become one of the biggest names in music history: The Beatles....
08:39, 08/13/2019

Back to the wall: cycling Berlin's Mauerweg As the 30th anniversary of its fall approaches, a cycle ride along the route of the Berlin Wall reveals a once-divided city now open and welcomingIt makes for delightful cycling: dappled sunshine, a smooth path, birds in the trees. The only clue that...
12:26, 06/15/2019

Berlin honors victims 58 years after the Wall was built Victims of Berlin’s former Soviet-era Wall, whose construction began 58 years ago, are being remembered in the capital. German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has warned of 'new walls' in electoral thinking....
05:39, 08/14/2019

From a picnic to the Berlin Wall: my 1989 summer of revolution An award-winning foreign correspondent looks back on the human stories that helped bring down the Berlin Wall and East Germany’s regimeIt should have been a normal family chat in late midsummer in Berlin. Kerstin Falkner, 22, and her new partner, And...
19:26, 08/31/2019

Rammstein's second single 'Radio' debuts on a Berlin wall Following Rammstein's incendiary "Deutschland" video, the band is back with another single — and more ingenious promotion — as the song "Radio" is screened for the first time on a Berlin building....
16:26, 05/01/2019

Beyond the Wall: East Berlin's many faces explored in exhibition East Berlin was the center of power in communist East Germany, but it was also a city where subversive currents thrived. The exhibition "East Berlin. Half a Capital" looks at everyday life in the 1970s and 80s....
20:52, 05/10/2019

Germany: Merkel thanks Hungary for its role in fall of Berlin Wall Ahead of her trip to Hungary, German Chancellor Angela Merkel thanked the eastern European nation for opening its border to East Germans three decades ago. The move was a precursor to the fall of the Berlin Wall....
13:52, 08/18/2019

Huawei’s Ken Hu calls for industry support as he compares trade ban to Berlin Wall Huawei's Ken Hu called for support and unity as the Chinese company reels from a U.S.-led trade ban, and drew striking comparisons with the Cold War.Read More...
14:00, 05/24/2019

Berlin Wall pills: a cure for emotional trauma – or royal-endorsed quackery? The homeopathic pills, made from ground-up pieces of the Berlin Wall, supposedly help overcome ‘emotional barriers’, and are available at the royal family’s pharmacy of choiceName: Berlin Wall pills.Age: 30 years old, at a guess. Continue reading......
18:52, 08/21/2019

Opinion: Union Berlin are good for football in Berlin and eastern Germany The cult club from Köpenick have been promoted to the Bundesliga for the first time in their history. In an age of rampant commercialization, Union Berlin are proof that there is another way, writes DW's Matt Ford....
18:52, 05/28/2019

Berlin in Petrenko fever: His inaugural concert with the Berlin Philharmonic Four years ago, Kirill Petrenko was elected principal conductor of the orchestra, one steeped in tradition. At his first official concert in that function, the Russian-born maestro gave a sample of what is in store....
21:13, 08/25/2019

Remnants of storm Barry dump more rain in the US southeast Barry, now downgraded to a tropical depression, still packed winds of up to 25 mph and could drop 5 inches or more of rain on a water-logged Louisiana....
14:26, 07/15/2019

Remnants of ancient planet just found in famous meteorite Though it was discovered in the Australian outback in the 1950s and studied since then, researchers have just found a surprising result buried inside the Wedderburn meteorite — remnants of an ancient planet....
16:26, 09/03/2019

Remnants of storm Barry dump more rain in the U.S. southeast The remnants of the once mighty storm Barry, the first hurricane of the 2019 season, dumped dangerous amounts of rain as it crawled north through the United States on Monday after coming ashore west of New Orleans at the weekend....
14:13, 07/15/2019

New Jersey pizza chain wants to sell you sad crust remnants I don’t really want to tell you about what rolled into my Twitter feed Wednesday afternoon because, why spread negativity? But when I shared it with my hometown friend Mike, he called it “criminal,” while our other pal Angelo exclaimed, “God help us....
16:13, 07/11/2019

Remnants of Dorian off Canada, will move to Britain this week After brushing past the Northeast, Hurricane Dorian is expected to make landfall in Atlantic Canada late Saturday or Saturday night, just about two weeks after the storm sprung to life in the Caribbean....
18:13, 09/09/2019

Remnants of ancient planet found in famous meteorite Though it was discovered in the Australian outback in the 1950s and has been studied often since then, researchers only just recently found a surprising result buried inside the Wedderburn meteorite — remnants of an ancient planet and a new mineral n...
08:00, 09/04/2019

Iraqi troops moves to smash last remnants of Islamic State A military operation is underway to clear out the last traces of the Islamic State from Iraq. Iraq’s military said Saturday its troops launched an operation aimed at eliminating the terror group in areas around Baghdad. It was the second phase of an ...
12:26, 07/21/2019

Radioactive remnants of nuclear bomb tests found on ocean floor Nuclear weapons testing dates back to the mid-1940s and ramped up significantly starting in the early 1950s. Several countries, including the US, Soviet Union, China and France spent decades testing new versions of the incredibly destructive arms and...
17:39, 05/10/2019

Radioactive remnants of decades-old nuclear bomb tests have settled on the ocean floor Nuclear weapons testing dates back to the mid 1940s and ramped up significantly starting in the early 1950s. Several countries, including the U.S., Soviet Union, China and France spent decades testing new versions of the incredibly destructive arms a...
01:00, 05/10/2019

Chains, shackles, auction docs: remnants of the Africa to North America slave trade Their arrival, 400 years ago next month, was recorded by English settler John Rolfe and is believed to be the first of captive Africans to reach the shores of Britain’s North American colonies. Their long and treacherous journey across the Atlantic m...
04:27, 07/26/2019

Imelda will continue dumping rain on Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas as remnants head north The remnants of Imelda will continue weakening Friday as the storm makes its way into northern Texas, Arkansas and Louisiana, but it will continue dumping heavy rain....
17:13, 09/20/2019

Wall St Week Ahead-Halfway through 2019, tech leads on Wall Street Technology stocks are Wall Street's top performers as 2019 hits half-way, with investors betting on lower interest rates, although Apple and chipmakers face turbulence related to the U.S.-China trade war....
22:26, 06/28/2019

Take Advantage Of Your Corner Wall Space With This 5-Tier Wall Mount If you’re always looking for the best way to use every inch of space in your home, corner shelves are the way to go. Corners are often just wasted space or the place where you stick a plant that you always forget to water. Instead, you can turn your ...
22:52, 05/20/2019

Wall-to-wall Europe: the continent's manmade barriers – in pictures As barriers continue to rise up all over Europe, a new documentary photography exhibition investigates walls, fences and defence lines and the dramas on either side of them• Walls of Power: Man-made Barriers Throughout Europe is at Les Rencontres d’A...
13:26, 07/16/2019

Robert Mueller’s brief remarks get wall-to-wall coverage NEW YORK (AP) — Robert Mueller spoke for only 10 minutes, and his statements yielded no new information on the Russia probe. But for much of the American media, the special counsel’s first public comments in two years warranted wall-to-wall cov...
22:26, 05/29/2019

Donors to the ‘We Build the Wall’ GoFundMe Page Want to Know Where the Wall Is A GoFundMe Page called “We Build the Wall” has managed to raise well over $22 million from hundreds of thousands of donors over the past five months....
22:13, 05/12/2019

EV architecture divide automakers The industry is drawing sides over a big engineering question: Should future EVs get their own platforms, or can EV and combustion engine models share the same architecture?...
06:52, 09/21/2019

Why Russian Missiles (Again) Divide Turkey and the U.S. Understanding Turkey’s rollercoaster relations with the U.S. requires a grasp of advanced military hardware. The Turkish government is on the brink of buying Russia’s S-400 missile-defense system, angering President Donald Trump’s administration, whi...
06:26, 05/06/2019

Economic divide in the US is becoming as stark as its politics Republicans and Democrats have long since separated themselves by ideology, leaving each more conservative or liberal than ever. A new data analysis by the Brookings Institution documents just how fast their economic fortunes have diverged as well....
15:26, 09/20/2019

War and peas: meet the chefs working together across the divide Six cooks from different sides of long-running conflicts share how they came to work side by sideJalil Dabit At the age of 12 I started my mornings with a strong coffee at my father’s restaurant. It was decided that if I was old enough to open the pl...
15:39, 07/08/2019

Bridging the Internet's Digital Language Divide Tech companies want to get the next billion people online, but those users may find the internet has little to offer in the languages they speak at home....
04:00, 06/14/2019

The Londoner: Cameron launch bridges divide In today's diary: Cameron launch bridges divide | Ben Elton's early costume drama | Russell Brand has yet another new awakening | Victoria and Albert Museum hosts launch of Tim Walker's latest exhibition...
15:00, 09/18/2019

Is Meritocracy to Blame for Our Yawning Class Divide? “The Meritocracy Trap,” by the Yale Law School professor Daniel Markovits, argues that far from being fair or merit-based, our social system perpetuates inequality....
11:26, 09/10/2019

The Citroën 2CV Makes A Great Joke Car When You Divide It By Two I’m very fond of cars that don’t take themselves very seriously. There’s a reason why intense Tesla and Porsche and BMW and so many other strains of gearhead can be such a chore to be around—they’re too damn serious about their cars. Citroën 2CVs, by...
04:39, 09/18/2019

Sex with HIV still a crime? Updated laws divide advocates ATLANTA — As Sanjay Johnson describes it, his sexual encounter with James Booth on Oct. 2, 2015, was a one-night stand. But it would bind the men inextricably two years later, when Booth walked into an Arkansas police station and accused Johnson of e...
11:26, 07/24/2019

Cody Johnson bridges Texas-Nashville divide Texas country singer Cody Johnson signed a major label deal after a decade as a successful independent artist and said he wants to bridge the musical divide between Nashville and Texas. (July 1)        ...
03:39, 07/02/2019

‘Digital divide’ will worsen inequalities, without better global cooperation Inequality will worsen unless the so-called “digital divide” – the gap between under-connected and highly digitalized countries – is not addressed, warns a new report released on Wednesday by the UN trade body, UNCTAD....
01:52, 09/05/2019

Pink seesaws reach across the divide at US-Mexico border Children seen playing on art installation that aims to show unity amid Trump-era hostilityA set of fluorescent pink seesaws has been built across the US-Mexico border by a pair of professors seeking to bring a playful concept of unity to the two side...
00:39, 07/31/2019

Retail Divide Widens as Shoppers Seek Value and Convenience Americans are value-conscious these days, and retailers offering good deals are gaining share at the expense of peers that have been slow to innovate....
15:13, 08/21/2019

Fed Minutes to Show Committee Divide on Last Month's Rate Cut The Federal Reserve releases the minutes of its July meeting Wednesday, shedding light on its decision to cut rates for the first time in more than a decade....
15:13, 08/21/2019

Mueller Testimony Deepens Democratic Divide on Impeachment Supporters of impeachment say Robert S. Mueller III’s testimony should launch an impeachment inquiry. But many swing-district opponents were unmoved....
03:13, 07/26/2019

'Mom Says Come Home': Hong Kong Protests Divide Families Public unrest over China’s authority is taking a personal toll, worrying parents of the young protesters who are propelling the opposition movement and causing turmoil between generations....
02:52, 09/03/2019

Pelosi-Nadler alliance strained by impeachment divide Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler, two longtime allies, are clashing over whether to begin an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump — a sign of how toxic the split over Trump has become for House De...
13:26, 06/11/2019

Trump officials’ military threats divide Senate GOP As the odds of military intervention against Venezuela and Iran appear to rise, some of Donald Trump’s top allies on Capitol Hill are divided over whether the president needs the approval of Congress to move forward with the use of force. Secretary ...
16:13, 05/07/2019

The Brexit divide: Britain's EU election earthquake – podcast A wave of support for populists and Greens has disrupted centrist parties across the EU. Daniel Boffey considers what it means for the bloc and Brexit. Plus: Julia Kollewe on the world’s first raspberry-picking robotNigel Farage’s Brexit party will b...
15:52, 05/28/2019

Can a wealth tax bridge Germany's divide between rich and poor? Germany's Social Democrats are calling for nationwide wealth tax. Why is the idea gaining momentum, and is it the answer to bridging the growing gap between rich and poor?...
12:00, 08/28/2019

Regional divide opens up in sports betting legislation CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) — A review of sports betting legislation by The Associated Press shows a regional divide has opened as states decide whether to expand their gambling options. By year’s end, legalization is possible in a dozen states in t...
17:13, 06/23/2019

U.S. regulators divide scrutiny of Amazon and Google -Washington Post U.S. antitrust regulators have divided oversight of Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google, putting Amazon under the watch of the Federal Trade Commission and Google under the Justice Department, the Washington Post said on Saturday....
15:52, 06/02/2019

'The Lion King' sinks its teeth into critic-audience divide As "The Lion King" counts up receipts from a big opening weekend while still licking its wounds from negative reviews, you can almost hear the familiar murmurs -- that critics are "out of step" with the audiences they profess to serve....
18:52, 07/22/2019

UK PM front-runner Johnson pledges to 'end the digital divide' by 2025 Boris Johnson, the front-runner to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, pledged on Sunday to "end the digital divide" in Britain with the rollout of full fiber broadband by 2025....
23:52, 06/16/2019

German Elections Reveal, and Deepen, a New East-West Divide Two key votes this weekend are expected to produce an advance for the far right, and add to its growing sense of legitimacy in the former Communist East....
13:00, 08/31/2019

The Latest: Royal baby welcomes transcend political divide Congratulations are flowing in from across the U.K. after Prince Harry announced that his American wife, Meghan, had given birth to a healthy baby boy...
18:00, 05/06/2019

Muslims afraid, resentful as ethnic divide deepens in Sri Lanka N.K. Masliya says she has been visiting a neighborhood clinic in the northwestern Sri Lankan village of Rathmalyaya for over five years, always dressed in a black abaya - a cloak-like over-garment worn by some Muslim women....
13:52, 05/10/2019

'Own up to reality': 2020 Democrats urged to confront US racial divide As the NAACP gathered in Detroit, leaders warned presidential hopefuls not to shy away as Trump fans the flamesIn August 2016, Donald Trump stood before an overwhelmingly white crowd in Dimondale, Michigan, and asked black people for their votes. Rel...
19:52, 07/28/2019

U.S. regulators divide scrutiny of Amazon and Google: Washington Post U.S. antitrust regulators have divided oversight of Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google, putting Amazon under the watch of the Federal Trade Commission and Google under the Justice Department, the Washington Post said on Saturday....
07:13, 06/02/2019

Attacks on Biden in Debate Highlight Divide Over the Obama Legacy The Democratic front-runner repeatedly invoked President Barack Obama’s name, while some of his rivals said the party needed to move well beyond the policies of the last Democratic president....
07:39, 09/13/2019

Early EU elections results reflect U.K.’s deep divide over Brexit The tally from northeast England, the first of the U.K.'s 12 regions to report, gave the Brexit Party, launched just weeks ago, 39 per cent of the vote....
01:39, 05/27/2019

"Mamata Banerjee Supporting Those Who Wish To Divide Country": Amit Shah Stepping up his attack on Mamata Banerjee, BJP president Amit Shah said on Wednesday that the West Bengal chief minister has extended her support to those who wish to divide the country by separating......
13:39, 05/01/2019

UN expert warns of ‘climate apartheid’ which will divide rich and poor A United Nations Human Rights Council report has warned that a potential "climate apartheid" could fracture the global population, splitting the planet between the wealthy and the rest of the world who will be "left to suffer."...
01:26, 06/28/2019

The Latest: Lawyers pause plan to divide opioid settlement CLEVELAND (AP) — The Latest on a plan to divide money among local governments in the case of a settlement of lawsuits over the toll of opioids (all times local): 1 p.m. Differences between state and local governments on how to handle any future settl...
20:39, 06/25/2019

‘Would Dad Approve?’ Neil Armstrong’s Heirs Divide Over a Lucrative Legacy Mr. Armstrong was averse to cashing in on his celebrity. But as the 50th anniversary of the moon landing approached, his sons began auctioning off his memorabilia....
17:39, 07/27/2019

Navy SEAL trial exposes divide in normally secretive force SAN DIEGO (AP) — No matter the outcome, the murder trial of Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher accused of killing a wounded Islamic State captive and shooting civilians in Iraq in 2017 has provided a rare view into the insular Navy SEAL commun...
19:00, 06/30/2019

Istanbul election results divide Erdogan and nationalist allies A month after local elections which saw it lose control of Turkey's two largest cities, officials in President Tayyip Erdogan's AK Party are questioning an alliance with nationalists which some blame for one of its biggest electoral setbacks....
15:39, 05/01/2019

U.S.-style polarization has arrived in India. Modi is at the heart of the divide. Bitter political divisions are relatively new in the world’s largest democracy, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi is hoping to retain power as a weeks-long voting process draws to a close today....
18:52, 05/19/2019

CNN's Don Lemon cuts off guest who accused him of 'contributing' to political divide CNN anchor Don Lemon lashed out at former White House aide Cliff Sims over President Donald Trump’s Charlottesville remarks and ended the segment early....
05:52, 04/30/2019

Deutsche Deal Failure Points to U.S.-European Bank Divide The scuttled Deutsche Bank-Commerzbank deal highlights how European banks’ recovery from the financial crisis has lagged well behind that of their U.S. rivals....
22:52, 04/28/2019

Intel briefings do little to calm partisan divide on confronting Iran DIVIDED WE STAND: There was little evidence that any minds were changed by yesterday’s closed-door briefings on Capitol Hill, in which Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan laid out the intelligence that prompte...
03:52, 05/23/2019

Could the Christchurch Attacks Have Been Prevented? Australia and New Zealand appear to have paid little attention to the threat from far-right extremism as their security services focused overwhelmingly on the dangers of Islamist terrorism....
21:39, 06/18/2019

German national anthem outcry re-inflames East-West divide An eastern German state premier, Bodo Ramelow, says Germany should have a national anthem that all the country can sing along to. For him and others, the Nazi associations linger, and East Germans never got a choice....
20:52, 05/10/2019

Red Sox manager Alex Cora: White House visit has not led to any clubhouse divide Red Sox manager Alex Cora said the existence of two groups (one going to White House and one going home) has not led to any division in clubhouse.        ...
18:00, 05/09/2019

Democrats Quickly Found a Divide Over ‘Medicare-for-All’ at the First Democratic Presidential Debate Healthcare is likely to be one of the biggest issues of the 2020 election––and it was one of the first issues to divide candidates Wednesday night at the first Democratic presidential debate. When NBC’s Lester Holt asked the 10 cand...
06:13, 06/27/2019

Mothers rally as Hong Kong’s divide shows no sign of closing Hong Kong’s political divisions show no sign of closing as students rebuffed an offer from city leader Carrie Lam to meet and a few thousand mothers rallied in support of young protesters...
07:53, 07/06/2019

Joe Biden is using race as a divide and conquer campaign strategy: Deroy Murdock During a campaign train stop in Columbia, S.C. over the weekend, 2020 hopeful Joe Biden told voters that "Jim Crow is sneaking back in," and Fox News contributor Deroy Murdock believes its the former vice president's attempt to divide voter bases....
19:13, 05/06/2019

Congress Outfoxed On Kashmir, Admits Party Leader Amid Divide The government's move to end special status to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 has split the Congress down the middle. More and more prominent members of the leading opposition party are coming......
10:39, 08/06/2019

Sitharaman Highlights Infra Projects Bridging Rural Urban Divide Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced augmenting 1,25,000 km of rural roads under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana at a cost of Rs. 80,250 crore and creating a national highways grid....
11:52, 07/05/2019

Russia sanctions debate deepens Germany's east-west divide State premiers in eastern Germany want to end crippling sanctions against Russia. With the far-right Alternative for Germany gaining ground in the east, that position has more to do with politics than anything else....
23:00, 06/11/2019

Australia's 'Egg Boy' donates to Christchurch victims The 17-year-old who went viral cracking an egg over a politician's head was given thousands by the public to cover his legal fees and allow him to "buy more eggs." He has donated the money to victims of a mosque attack....
13:00, 05/29/2019

Australian ‘Egg Boy’ donates $70,000 to Christchurch victims SYDNEY (AP) — The Australian teenager who cracked an egg on the head of a politician for his remarks about the New Zealand mosque massacre has donated almost $70,000 to people affected by the killings. Will Connolly, 17, became known worldwide as ...
09:26, 05/29/2019

School chancellor Richard Carranza brings racial divide to City Hall New York City Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza has brought his agency’s culture of racial divisiveness to the steps City Hall, critics charged Tuesday “I don’t know why any elected official, any leader, any mayor would want to divide t...
03:13, 06/19/2019

Controversy Around Netflix's Jinn Highlights a Cultural Divide in Jordan and the Middle East In the opening scene of Netflix’s first Arabic-language series, Jinn, a young woman named Mira (Salma Malhas) kisses her boyfriend, shares her plans of going to a party, and comments on how another male student is an “asshole.” On most American shows...
21:39, 07/10/2019

Family feuds and social media spats: Hong Kong's generational divide Young people in Hong Kong today feel priced out of the city. Their parents' generation grew up in a relative land of opportunity. That goes a long way to explaining the political divide....
05:39, 07/10/2019

Karl Rove: Beto O'Rourke's reparations push could exacerbate 'racial divide' Republican strategist Karl Rove ripped Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke's for his position on reparations and his relation that he and his wife descended from slave owners....
12:13, 07/16/2019

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Reiterates His Support for Kashmiris on the Indian Side of the Divide MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan’s prime minister assured Kashmiri people living in the Indian-administered part of the divided region that he supports them in their struggle for self-determination. In his statement Wednesday, Imran...
21:00, 08/14/2019

Split By Barricades by Night, Parenting by Day: Protests Divide Hong Kong Homes The Hong Kong protests have driven a wedge into the homes of some families of police officers and into the ranks of the force, where some feel their loyalties torn....
17:01, 09/09/2019

Fighters, not rabbis: Torah students who chose the gun reveal Israel’s bitter divide For Haredi Jews exempt from military service, volunteering can mean a family break-upLife in one of Israel’s ultra-Orthodox military units does not proceed according to the usual army schedule. The morning starts with prayers just before dawn. Meals ...
19:26, 09/14/2019

Trump Welcomes ‘Red Socks’ to White House Amid Concerns of Racial Divide (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump honored the World Series champion Boston Red Sox — well, some of them — at the White House on Thursday, but made no mention of the controversy that shadowed the visit. The team’s manager, ...
00:26, 05/10/2019

Bob Arum reveals how he’ll bridge the promotional divide to make the Wilder-Fury rematch But he doesn't believe Tyson Fury will ever fight Anthony Joshua. Bob Arum explains why The post Bob Arum reveals how he’ll bridge the promotional divide to make the Wilder-Fury rematch appeared first on Boxing News....
19:26, 09/04/2019

Partisan divide marks defense budget battle in House Armed Services Committee BATTLELINES DRAWN: The House Armed Services Committee continues the work of nailing down just what will be funded in this year’s National Defense Authorization Act, amid increased grumbling from Republicans that Democrats are running roughshod over t...
17:39, 06/05/2019

Fighters, not rabbis: Torah students who choose the army reveal Israel’s bitter divide For Haredi Jews exempt from military service, volunteering can mean a family break-upLife in one of Israel’s ultra-Orthodox military units does not proceed according to the usual army schedule. The morning starts with prayers just before dawn. Meals ...
23:00, 09/14/2019

Christchurch mayor on mass shooter: 'I've no idea what his name is' On visit to UK, Lianne Dalziel tells of her city’s resilience in aftermath of mosque attacksThe mayor of Christchurch has refused to commit to memory the name of the man who carried out mosque shootings in the city, in a decision that she says is ech...
17:52, 07/08/2019

As Christchurch Case Continues, the Internet Goes on Trial Brenton Tarrant appeared in court Friday, pleading not guilty to 51 murder charges, reigniting questions about how to keep hate and violence from spreading online....
03:13, 06/14/2019

Christchurch man arrested over suspected explosive device A 33-year-old man in the New Zealand city of Christchurch has been arrested after a package containing a suspected explosive device and ammunition was found at a vacant property, police said....
11:00, 04/30/2019

| Draw in Christchurch as Sharks denied by late try The Sharks were denied at the death by a converted Crusaders try in injury time as Super Rugby's top-of-the-table clash ended in a draw in Christchurch....
13:00, 05/03/2019

U.S. declines to support Christchurch Call for Action The White House said it will not back a global call to combat extremism, an effort spearheaded by New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern two months after a deadly attack at two mosques....
21:13, 05/15/2019

Australia's 'Egg Boy' donates $70,000 to Christchurch attack victims An Australian teen dubbed "Egg Boy" for cracking an egg on the head of a controversial right-wing lawmaker said he has given almost A$100,000 ($70,000) donated for his legal expenses to support victims of the Christchurch mosque shootings....
03:39, 05/29/2019

US Says Not Signing 'Christchurch Call' Against Online Extremism The United States will not join an international bid to stamp out violent extremism online, the White House said Wednesday, while stressing that Washington backs the initiative's aims....
05:00, 05/16/2019

| After Christchurch, US mosques bulk up security during Ramadan Mohamed Bahi's computer mouse on the screen jumped from one room to the other. It was one day until the start of Ramadan, and he was finalising the new security equipment at the Brooklyn mosque where he expected 200 to 300 attendees every night durin...
07:26, 05/25/2019

Judiciary panel to activate rare impeachment-time authorities, highlighting divide in chamber’s endgame The House Judiciary Committee will adopt rules that are traditionally used in serious investigations and impeachment matters, though leadership sources downplayed the move....
00:13, 09/08/2019

Plan to open gun megastore in Christchurch prompts concern Gun City, which sold weapons to man accused of mosque attack, plans new outletThe New Zealand retailer Gun City, which sold weapons to the man accused of shootings at two Christchurch mosques that killed 51 people and injured dozens, has aroused conc...
12:26, 07/17/2019

New Zealanders turn over guns after Christchurch mosque killings The first of more than 250 planned gun collections across New Zealand has been held in Christchurch. The buyback scheme was introduced after March mosque attacks in which 51 Muslim worshippers were killed....
17:26, 07/13/2019

Explosive device, ammunition found on Christchurch property A suspected explosive device was found in Christchurch Tuesday, almost two months after a terrorist attack in the New Zealand city claimed some 50 lives....
14:26, 04/30/2019

Christchurch mosque shooter faces terrorism charge The man accused of killing 51 worshipers at two Christchurch mosques has been charged by New Zealand police with engaging in a "terrorist act," the first time such a charge has been laid inside the country....
17:52, 05/21/2019

Saudi king hosts 200 from Christchurch shootings for Hajj Aya Al-Umari says she feels like her brother will be accompanying her and will constantly be in her prayers when she travels to Mecca next month to take part in the Muslim Hajj pilgrimage...
11:13, 07/26/2019

Christchurch survivors find peace as Hajj pilgrims When 31-year-old Maryam Gul laid eyes on the Kaaba this week, it was a moment of complete peace. The cube-shaped structure, and most sacred shrine of Islam, felt a world away from the Linwood mosque at Christchurch, New Zealand where her mother, fath...
07:39, 08/10/2019

Fake Christchurch attack victims seek NZ$17k in support New Zealand police have raised concerns over people faking their presence at two deadly mosque shootings in March. More than NZ$7 million has been paid out to survivors by local victims' funds so far....
19:00, 06/28/2019

| Facebook says first-person Christchurch video foiled AI system Facebook said it struggled to identify the video of the New Zealand mosque shootings because of the use of a head-mounted camera by the gunman, which made it harder for its systems to automatically detect the nature of the video....
16:39, 04/28/2019

Australia Teen Who "Egged" Lawmaker Gives $70,000 To Christchurch Victims An Australian teen dubbed "Egg Boy" for cracking an egg on the head of a controversial right-wing lawmaker said he has given almost A$100,000 ($70,000) donated for his legal expenses to support......
09:00, 05/29/2019

Film based on Christchurch mosque shooting in the works Hello, Brother – named after a victim’s last words – was announced at Cannes film festival by Egyptian director Moez MasoudA film about the Christchurch mosque shootings, in which 51 people died, is to be directed by Egyptian film-maker and academic ...
02:13, 05/16/2019

New Zealanders have turned in more than 10,000 guns after mass shooting in Christchurch More than 10,000 firearms have be turned in as part of an effort to buy back guns after the deadly Christchurch shooting in March, police said.        ...
03:52, 08/13/2019

Suspected Explosive Device Found, Man Arrested In Christchurch New Zealand police said on Tuesday a man was arrested and bomb disposal officers found a package with a suspected explosive device at a vacant property in Christchurch, where 50 people were killed in......
14:52, 04/30/2019

| Christchurch shooting trial moved to avoid Ramadan New Zealand's High Court has altered next year's trial dates for the man accused of murdering 51 Muslim worshippers in Christchurch mosques to avoid the hearing clashing with the holy month of Ramadan....
21:03, 09/12/2019

Turkish citizen hit in Christchurch attack dies; toll at 51 ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s foreign minister says a Turkish citizen who was wounded in the mosque attacks in New Zealand has died. Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Twitter on Thursday: “Unfortunately, we have lost our citizen Zekeriya...
19:26, 05/02/2019

Christchurch Mosque Shooting Death Toll Rises to 51 (WELLINGTON, New Zealand) — A Turkish man wounded in the Christchurch mosque shootings seven weeks ago died late Thursday in Christchurch Hospital, raising the death toll to 51, authorities in New Zealand and Turkey confirmed. New Zealand Prime...
21:00, 05/03/2019

Christchurch Mosque Death Count Rises To 51 After Man Dies The death toll from the Christchurch mosque attacks has risen to 51 after a 46-year-old Turkish man succumbed to injuries sustained in the March 15 shootings, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern......
01:00, 05/03/2019

What induces men to imitate the Christchurch massacre? | Jeff Sparrow After Christchurch and El Paso we need an open discussion – without euphemisms and evasions – about what fascism is and how it works“In general, I support the Christchurch shooter and his manifesto.”That’s how the man accused of shooting at least 20 ...
18:39, 08/05/2019

| Anger as Christchurch mosque accused pleads not guilty The man accused of shooting dead 51 Muslim worshippers in the Christchurch mosque attacks in March smiled as his lawyers entered not guilty pleas to multiple murder and terrorism charges....
14:13, 06/14/2019

Bomb Found Not Linked To Christchurch Attacks: Police New Zealand police on Wednesday ruled out any link between a bomb found in Christchurch and mosque shootings in March which killed 50 Muslim worshippers....
12:26, 05/01/2019

Woman Who Shows Her Entire Ass During a Traffic Stop Lives to Tell the Tale; Guess on Which Side of the Racial Divide She Resides? A woman in Oklahoma repeatedly refused being given a traffic ticket, authorities say, apparently going so far as to kick the cop and get herself shocked with a Taser....
19:52, 08/02/2019

Christchurch survivors angry after shooting suspect pleads not guilty Victims' families were indignant after the man accused of attacking people at two Christchurch mosques pleaded not guilty to charges of terrorism and 51 murders. Silent during the hearing, his smirks angered survivors....
14:52, 06/14/2019

PewDiePie Ends 'Subscribe' Meme After Christchurch Shooter's Shout-Out On Sunday, PewDiePie released a YouTube video calling for an end to the "subscribe" movement and addressing the New Zealand shooting for the first time on his channel....
10:00, 04/30/2019

| Websites hosting Christchurch attack videos blocked in Australia Australia has ordered internet providers to block eight websites that published content linked to the Christchurch mosque massacre - a first under new censorship rules....
19:52, 09/10/2019

| WATCH | Christchurch victims and families seek healing at Hajj After surviving the shootings at Christchurch that killed 51 people and injured dozens in March, victims and their families searched for peace and relief at this year's Hajj pilgrimage....
19:39, 08/09/2019

Man who shared video of Christchurch shooting sentenced to 21 months in prison Philip Arps had earlier pleaded guilty to two counts of distributing the video, which was livestreamed on Facebook by a gunman on March 15 as he began killing 51 people at two mosques....
17:39, 06/18/2019

Christchurch neo-Nazi jailed for sharing mosque murder video The owner of a "Nazi-themed" insulation company in Christchurch, New Zealand has been jailed for distributing the video of a deadly shooting spree at two mosques. He reportedly said the video was "awesome."...
05:13, 06/18/2019

| Facebook to curb livestreaming amid pressure over Christchurch massacre Facebook announced it would tighten access to its livestreaming feature as New Zealand's Premier Jacinda Ardern and French leader Emmanuel Macron prepared to launch the global "Christchurch Call" initiative to tackle the spread of extremism online....
02:39, 05/16/2019

Man Accused in Christchurch Mosque Shootings Now Faces Terrorism Charge The new charge is in addition to 51 counts of murder that Brenton H. Tarrant faces for the March 15 massacre at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand....
12:00, 05/21/2019

Trump administration declines to join Christchurch Call to Action The United States will not be joining the Christchurch Call for Action, a push by New Zealand and France to encourage tech companies and countries to work together to end the use of social media in acts of terrorism, the Trump administration announce...
04:39, 05/16/2019

A Letter from the Alleged Christchurch Mosque Attacker Has Been Posted Online (WELLINGTON, New Zealand) — New Zealand officials admitted Wednesday that they made a mistake by allowing the man accused of killing 51 people at two Christchurch mosques to send a hand-written letter from his prison cell. The six-page letter f...
21:00, 08/14/2019

Alleged Christchurch shooter Brenton Tarrant charged with terrorism The Muslim-hating white supremacist behind February’s deadly shooting rampage in two New Zealand mosques was formally charged with terrorism early Tuesday. Brenton Tarrant, who allegedly massacred 51 people in a partially livestreamed rampage, ...
16:39, 05/21/2019

Christchurch massacre: Brenton Tarrant pleads not guilty to all charges Trial to be held in May 2020 for Australian man who faces 51 murder charges, 40 of attempted murder and one terrorism chargeAustralian Brenton Tarrant has pleaded not guilty to all charges in relation to the Christchurch mosque shootings.Tarrant, 28,...
00:39, 06/14/2019

Facebook, Google and others join Christchurch Call to curb extremism In the two months since the Christchurch attack in New Zealand, social media companies have struggled to remove videos of the violence from their platforms. And they've grappled with the role they may unintentionally play in the spread of terror...
22:00, 05/15/2019

Facebook says it will tighten livestreaming rules in wake of Christchurch massacre Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it was tightening rules around its livestreaming feature ahead of a meeting of world leaders aimed at curbing online violence in the aftermath of the Christchurch massacre....
18:39, 05/15/2019

Christchurch Mosque Shooting Accused To Hear New Charges In Court Suspected white supremacist Brenton Tarrant is expected to enter pleas, and will face a new terrorism charge, when he appears in court on Friday over the mass shooting at two mosques in Christchurch....
12:39, 06/13/2019

Researcher Still Finding Christchurch Attack Videos on Facebook, Instagram As of yesterday, there were at least two videos of the shootings available on Instagram and two videos available on Facebook, according to Eric Feinber....
16:26, 05/17/2019

Facebook Tightens Live-Streaming Post Christchurch Massacre Facebook announced Wednesday it is tightening access to live-streaming to prevent the rampant sharing of graphic video as took place with the Christchurch massacre....
16:39, 05/15/2019

Christchurch shootings: 'real issues' not being heard by inquiry, critics say Survivors not consulted and reporters shut out of royal commission hearings into March attack that killed 51 peopleConcern is growing that New Zealand’s royal inquiry into the Christchurch massacre is lacking teeth and transparency with survivors, th...
09:13, 08/08/2019

AI-Powered Gun Detection Is Coming to Mosques Worldwide Following Christchurch Shootings In March, a gunman walked into two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, opened fire, and killed dozens of worshippers. According to a police official, the suspected gunman was arrested 36 minutes after police were called to the scene. Now, a tech co...
00:52, 05/07/2019

Christchurch Attacker Brenton Tarrant Charged With Terrorism: Police The man accused of shooting dead 51 Muslim worshippers in the Christchurch mosque attacks was formally charged with terrorism for the first time on Tuesday, New Zealand police said....
07:52, 05/21/2019

In tech-driven 21st century, achieving global development goals requires closing digital gender divide Bridging the ‘gender digital divide’ is about more than ensuring that women and girls have basic access to the Internet and cell phones; it means providing training so they have the skills to use information and communications technologies (ICTs) to ...
20:52, 04/28/2019

They survived the Christchurch attacks. In Mecca, they're finding peace as Hajj pilgrims Two hundred Christchurch mosque attack survivors and relatives of those slain have arrived in Mecca at the invitation of Saudi King Salman. They say the pilgrimage has been a means to healing from the violence that changed their lives....
07:00, 08/11/2019

A Man Who Shared Video of the Christchurch Mosque Shooting Has Been Sentenced to 21 Months in Prison (WELLINGTON, New Zealand) — A Christchurch businessman who shared a video of worshippers being slaughtered at a New Zealand mosque has been sentenced to 21 months in prison. Philip Arps had earlier pleaded guilty to two counts of distributing t...
14:13, 06/18/2019

Horrific footage of Christchurch mosque shooting surfaces on YouTube and Instagram Almost five months after 51 people were massacred at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, sick footage of the killings surfaced on YouTube and Instagram....
07:26, 08/07/2019

Facebook imposes new restrictions on livestreaming to prevent abuse following Christchurch attacks Two months after the deadly white nationalist terrorist attacks in New Zealand, Facebook has announced new restrictions on who can livestream video on the social network. ...
00:13, 05/16/2019

Turkish Man Injured In Christchurch Attacks Dies; Death Toll 51: Minister A Turkish citizen who was wounded during the attacks at two mosques in New Zealand's Christchurch on March 15 has died, Turkey's foreign minister said on Thursday, raising the death toll from the......
17:39, 05/02/2019

NZ launches gun 'buy-back' scheme for weapons banned after Christchurch mosque attacks New Zealand's government on Thursday launched a multimillion-dollar, six-month "buy-back" scheme to compensate owners of powerful but newly banned semi-automatic weapons prohibited in the wake of deadly attacks on two mosques in the Southern city of ...
03:52, 06/20/2019

'Christchurch Call' launched in Paris as Facebook limits livestreaming for extremists The New Zealand premier went to Paris to launch the "Christchurch Call" to eliminate terrorist and violent extremist content online. Major tech companies including Facebook and Google have signed on to a plan....
01:26, 05/16/2019

Christchurch mosque killer’s theories seeping into mainstream, report warns Call to tackle extreme white nationalist ideas propagating hatred and violence gaining traction on social mediaThe extreme rightwing ideology that inspired the Christchurch mosque killer has been promoted so effectively by the far right that it has e...
23:39, 07/07/2019

Alleged Christchurch mosque gunman sends letter from prison cell New Zealand's prison authority has acknowledged it made a mistake in allowing the alleged Christchurch mosque attacker to send a letter, which later surfaced on 4chan, an online message board known for hosting the views of white supremacists....
06:39, 08/15/2019

Twitch Sues To Identify People Who Uploaded Christchurch Shooting Video The popular livestream website Twitch is suing anonymous users to find out the identities of 100 people who recently violated its terms of service by uploading content including the deadly Christchurch terrorist shooting and hardcore pornography.Read...
00:39, 06/18/2019

Facebook Tightens Live-Stream Rules in Response to the Christchurch Massacre Facebook is tightening restrictions on its live-streaming feature in the wake of the horrific mass shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand, as world leaders prepare to meet for a summit aimed at curbing online terror. The social media giant said it is ...
10:26, 05/15/2019

Australia orders ISPs to block sites hosting Christchurch shooting video Australia isn't waiting for new laws to block access to sites with content it deems horrific. The government's e-safety commissioner Julie Inman has ordered internet service providers in the country to block eight websites hosting the Chri...
14:39, 09/09/2019

Justice committee will expunge Christchurch shooter’s words after Tory MP read them into record The vote to expunge the words of the Christchurch shooter came after Conservative MP Michael Cooper read them into the record while attacking a Muslim witness....
15:52, 06/04/2019

Christchurch Call: USA missing from 26 member pledge to eliminate violent online content Two months after the horrific Christchurch terrorist attack, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has gathered the support of 18 nations and eight tech companies in her bid to stop the internet from being used as a tool for terrorists....
13:26, 05/16/2019

'Christchurch Call' launched in Paris as Facebook limits live streaming for extremists The New Zealand premier went to Paris to launch the "Christchurch Call" to eliminate terrorist and violent extremist content online. The major tech companies have signed up to a plan....
23:52, 05/15/2019

In Christchurch, UN chief calls for tolerance, solidarity to extinguish ‘wildfire’ of hate speech On a three-day visit to New Zealand, UN Secretary-General António Guterres paid his respects to the victims of the horrific mosque attacks in Christchurch, where dozens of Muslims were gunned down in two separate incidents during Friday prayers on 15...
06:39, 05/14/2019

'Egg Boy' donates $70G to Christchurch mosque massacre victims after stunt went viral and landed him in trouble The Australian teenager who famously cracked an egg on a far-right politician after his remarks on the Christchurch, New Zealand massacre has donated nearly $70,000 to victims of the horrific mosque shootings....
21:26, 05/29/2019

Austrian far-right leader searched on suspicion of forming terrorist group with Christchurch shooter Investigation widens to include Martin Sellner’s fiancee Brittany Pettibone following her contact with Australian far-right figure Blair CottrellThe Austrian identitarian leader, Martin Sellner, has been subjected to further searches by Austrian poli...
10:52, 06/26/2019

What does Berlin have that NYC doesn't? The legendary image of Berlin as a free-spirited domain where underground culture thrives has attracted a great number of expats. But some New Yorkers are coming to the city to find another type of freedom....
16:39, 06/13/2019

Trudeau, world leaders in Paris for Christchurch Call to Action summit on online extremism World leaders, including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and tech bosses are meeting Wednesday in Paris on the "Christchurch Appeal," named after the New Zealand city where 51 people were killed in a March attack on mosques....
18:39, 05/15/2019

White House refuses to sign on to Christchurch call to combat online extremism – live White House said in response to an international agreement to to curb hate speech that ‘productive speech’ is the best tool to defeat itSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 7.22pm BST Jameela Jamil, formerly a presenter on BBC Radio 1...
20:39, 05/15/2019

Australian internet providers told to block websites hosting Christchurch terror video E-safety commissioner given power to monitor sites and order offending websites to be blockedAustralian internet service providers have been ordered to block eight websites hosting video of the Christchurch terrorist attacks.In March, shortly after t...
07:52, 09/09/2019

Australian Internet Providers Ordered to Block Eight Sites Found Hosting Christchurch Footage Australia’s eSafety Commissioner ordered the country’s internet service providers to block eight sites for purportedly hosting footage of the Christchurch massacre, the Guardian reported Sunday, protocol officials recently outlined at this year’s G7 ...
05:39, 09/09/2019

Germany's 16 states: Berlin 2019 Berlin celebrates itself — as a city of modernity, of women, of freedom. With 100 years of Bauhaus, 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall and a public holiday dedicated to women....
17:26, 06/19/2019

GHB: The new old drug taking over Berlin It's cheap, easy to make, and incredibly dangerous, and Berlin's night clubs may be complicit its trade and use. But targeting the clubs would also deprive the LGBT community of a precious oasis....
20:52, 05/10/2019

Berlin and Beyond: So over plastic bags As the world celebrates International Plastic Bag Free Day, a growing number of countries are using legislation to eradicate these single-use items. It's time Germany joined the list, says DW's Tamsin Walker....
12:39, 07/03/2019

White House Abstains From Global ‘Christchurch Call’ Pledge to Stop Spread of Online Hate (PARIS) — The White House is not endorsing a global pledge to step up efforts to keep internet platforms from being used to spread hate, organize extremist groups and broadcast attacks, citing respect for “freedom of expression and freedo...
23:52, 05/15/2019

UN health agency spotlights stalled effort to close health divide across Europe, in new report Progress on equal access to a healthy life for all, is at a standstill across Europe, a new report by the World Health Organization (WHO) revealed on Tuesday, despite their being a clear path to close gaps in national care....
01:52, 09/11/2019

Travelers get used to unfinished Berlin airport Having seen numerous delays, Berlin's new airport is scheduled to open in October 2020. But even that deadline is now being questioned. Travelers are not overly concerned, though, as Hardy Graupner found out....
11:39, 05/14/2019

World War II bomb defused in Berlin A World War II bomb has been found and defused near the German capital's famous Alexanderplatz. Authorities have said they were able to safely destroy the 100-kilogram behemoth's detonator....
07:39, 06/15/2019

Germany: Jewish man attacked in Berlin German police are looking for two men who attacked a man wearing Jewish clothing while he was walking in Berlin. The number of violent anti-Semitic attacks in Germany has increased between 2017 and 2018....
15:26, 08/14/2019

Museums at night — a Berlin invention This weekend Berlin is holding another Long Night of Museums. There are now events like this in more than 120 cities worldwide, but Berlin is home to the mother of all museum nights....
14:26, 08/30/2019

Techno in Berlin: After the hype, the downfall? Berlin is considered the mecca of free, untamed techno. But for how long? The clubs are taking a beating from big investors, gentrification and techno tourists. Politicians appear powerless to stop it....
16:26, 07/01/2019

Google to open new Berlin office The US tech giant has planned several hundred new jobs for the new office. Locals have rejected Google's previous plans for a start-up campus over concerns for their rent and livelihoods....
22:39, 06/02/2019

Berlin to freeze rents for five years Renters are increasingly unable to afford housing in Berlin. An influential property-owners' association has called for landlords to raise rents before the bill can go into effect....
16:00, 06/18/2019

Germany's Merkel seen shaking again in Berlin Angela Merkel has again been seen shaking at a public appointment, after a previous incident was attributed to heat and dehydration. Germany is in the midst of a heat wave that has seen temperatures soar....
16:39, 06/27/2019

Berlin startup fashion label: It's all in the bag A couple of years ago, a Berlin-based entrepreneur took a risky decision of starting yet another fashion label in a crowded market and focusing on bags and backpacks. His Indian partner has helped his business thrive....
18:52, 06/06/2019

Rabbi spat on and cursed at in Berlin Rabbi Yehuda Teichtal said two men spat on him while he was walking home from the synagogue with his son. German police are investigating the incident as a religiously-motivated crime....
20:13, 07/31/2019

Why nightingales love scruffy Berlin Berlin attracts more nightingales than almost any other European city. Although it's not an urban species, the little bird with the big voice seems to thrive in Germany's hectic capital....
16:00, 05/03/2019

Berlin street swarmed by 30,000 bees Tens of thousands of bees brought traffic in a busy street in Berlin's Neuköln district to a stop. Local beekeepers intervened within minutes of police responding to the scene....
08:52, 05/19/2019

White House will not sign on to Christchurch call to stamp out online extremism amid free speech concerns The White House will not sign an international agreement to combat online extremism brokered between French and New Zealand officials and top social media companies, amid U.S. concerns that the pact clashes with constitutional protections for free sp...
18:39, 05/15/2019

White House Refuses to Support 'Christchurch Call' That Condemns Extremism Online, Releases Absolutely Bonkers Statement The White House has declined to endorse a non-binding response condemning the spread of hate speech and terrorist radicalization on social media. The response, dubbed the “Christchurch Call,” was written in the wake of the terrorist attacks that kill...
23:13, 05/15/2019

Gay Penguins, and Their Hope for a Baby, Have Enchanted Berlin Two male penguins at Zoo Berlin have adopted an egg, delighting Germans and raising the prospect of the zoo’s first penguin chick in almost two decades....
18:13, 08/14/2019

Britain, bread and the Berlin blockade, 70 years on In the postwar years, the UK played a major role in breaking the Berlin blockade. Back then, the way to win hearts and minds for democracy was through the stomach....
20:13, 05/11/2019

Setback for Hertha Berlin in 3-0 defeat to Wolfsburg Hertha Berlin's hopes of a bright new dawn with a fresh coach and new investor had a setback in a 3-0 defeat at home to Wolfsburg in the Bundesliga       ...
23:39, 08/25/2019

Discover Planet Berlin: DW's new multimedia special People from 190 countries live in Berlin, bringing with them pieces of their homelands. DW presents a must-do travel guide to Berlin from its international inhabitants, who have made the city their own — and unique....
19:13, 05/21/2019

Buemi beats Vandoorne to pole in Berlin "Nissan e.dams driver Sebastien Buemi took pole position for ABB FIA Formula E’s race in Berlin ahead of fellow ex-Formula 1 racer Stoffel Vandoorne."...
14:39, 05/25/2019

Berlin Airlift remembered, key moment in Cold War BERLIN (AP) — Berliners are celebrating the 70th anniversary of the day the Soviets lifted their blockade strangling West Berlin in the post-World War II years with a big party at the former Tempelhof airport in the German capital. Among the guests o...
16:39, 05/12/2019

Man convicted of killing Berlin woman after 32 years A German court has sentenced a man to life in prison for brutally killing a woman over three decades ago. Investigators tracked down the defendant thanks to DNA samples found on the victim's dress....
21:13, 09/17/2019

Berlin takes a new approach to the Three Seas Initiative Germany is begun to show support for the eastern European initiative. President Steinmeier is traveling to Ljubljana to meet with the group, as the region has come into the geopolitical focus of major powers....
06:52, 06/06/2019

Berlin's celebrated Zoo Palast cinema turns 100 When a vast movie theater near Berlin's central Zoo railway station was revamped and opened on September 18, 1919 with the premiere of Ernst Lubitch's "Madame Dubarry," a German cinematic institution was born....
18:13, 09/18/2019

Berlin's new BER airport finally tops-out Terminal 2 After 13 long years, the end seems to be in sight. The Berlin Brandenburg International Airport, which was supposed to open in 2011, has topped off a second terminal. The airport is meant to open next year....
03:00, 07/31/2019

Union Berlin secure first ever Bundesliga promotion For the first time in seven years, a second-division side has won the Bundesliga relegation playoff. Union Berlin held on to secure a 0-0 draw in the second leg, a result that saw them promoted on away goals....
23:00, 05/27/2019

Brazilian Pentecostal church unwelcome in Berlin A Brazilian Pentecostal congregation wants to buy the New Nazareth Church in Berlin. The building is for sale, but local politicians don't want the evangelicals to have it, saying they don't belong in the neighborhood....
21:00, 09/14/2019

Berlin Zoo: First German-born pandas 'thriving' The panda twins born two weeks ago are showing first signs of how they'll look once they mature. Berlin Zoo has played down a newspaper poll suggesting they be named "Hong" and "Kong" in solidarity with protests there....
16:00, 09/14/2019

Germany’s Merkel shaking again at event in Berlin BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has appeared unsteady and shaking for the second time in 10 days at a ceremony in Berlin. The brief incident happened as Merkel stood alongside President Frank-Walter Steinmeier at an indoor event Thursda...
10:00, 06/27/2019

Berlin's Club der Visionäre damaged in blaze Club der Visionäre, a well-known party spot in Berlin's Kreuzberg district, has been partially gutted by a fire, authorities said. Emergency responders managed to stop the blaze before it reached a nearby gas station....
06:13, 06/16/2019

Berlin's Club der Visionäre 'burned down almost completely' Club der Visionäre, a well-known party spot in Berlin's Kreuzberg district, has been gutted by a fire, authorities said. Emergency responders managed to stop the blaze before it reached a nearby gas station....
17:26, 06/15/2019

IFA 2019: 10 insane innovations from the backrooms in Berlin Berlin’s massive tech exhibition IFA was dominated by the big brands’ unveiling of phones and giant TVs, but beyond the headlines are hundreds of eye-catching new ideas. Is a digital teasmade insane? Possibly. How about a wearable air p...
00:39, 09/08/2019

Berlin's new BER airport finally tops out Terminal 2 After 13 long years, the end seems to be in sight. The Berlin Brandenburg International Airport, which was supposed to open in 2011, has topped out a second terminal. The airport is meant to open next year....
10:39, 07/31/2019

Director of Jewish Museum Berlin resigns The director of the Jewish Museum Berlin, Peter Schäfer, has resigned following criticism from the Central Council of Jews. At issue were a museum exhibition and a tweet seen to be critical of Israel's occupation policy....
07:39, 06/15/2019

Berlin and Beyond: Time for Germany to ban plastic bags As the world celebrates International Plastic Bag Free Day, a growing number of countries are using legislation to eradicate these single-use items. It's time Germany joined the list, says DW's Tamsin Walker....
16:39, 07/05/2019

Berlin: Same-sex penguin couple's egg fails to hatch Hopes had been high for Skipper and Ping, two male emperor penguins who had long been trying to start a family. "Surely they will get the chance to become parents again in the future," the Berlin Zoo said....
08:39, 09/07/2019

Union Berlin promoted to Bundesliga, Stuttgart relegated "Union Berlin were promoted to the Bundesliga for the first time after a 0-0 draw with VfB Stuttgart in the second leg of their relegation/promotion playoff on Monday gave them an away-goals victory after the tie finished 2-2 on aggregate."...
01:26, 05/28/2019

Berlin's Kreuzberg asks residents to sit out pollution — literally How do you make a city more sustainable? One street in the Berlin neighborhood of Kreuzberg is trying to figure that out with local democracy, yellow furniture and green dots. But not everyone is happy....
13:39, 07/26/2019

Teens try to collect ransom by faking a kidnapping in Berlin Berlin police say a 13-year-old girl and her 18-year-old friend have faked the girl's kidnapping to blackmail a ransom from her father, a move that led to a massive manhunt involving 280 officers in the German capital....
17:52, 04/28/2019

Germany: Two women injured in 'homophobic incident' in Berlin Police say a man has insulted and injured two women in an apparent homophobic attack. The incident comes after an assault on a lesbian couple in London received international attention....
17:52, 06/10/2019

Berlin's 'Mohammed' baby-name trend distorted by far-right and media What's in a name? In Germany, if that name is "Mohammed," the answer is: a political powder keg — and one that the far-right AfD was quick to get its hands on. But what does the uproar about the name actually reveal?...
21:26, 05/06/2019

Far-right AfD bids to encircle Berlin as resentment and division grow State elections in Saxony and Brandenburg are the party’s first test in former East Germany – and it is on course to make big gainsCrucial elections in two eastern states of Germany could be about to change the political direction of the country, wit...
11:00, 09/01/2019

Suspect in Polish slaying killed by police outside Berlin German police say they shot and killed a man who had fled from Poland after allegedly killing a woman, when he pulled a gun on them after they pulled over his car on a highway outside Berlin...
10:26, 09/12/2019

Berlin: We're not reducing number of embassy staffers in Iraq for now Germany is keeping the number of staff at its embassy and consulate in Iraq constant for now, the Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday after Washington ordered the departure of non-emergency government employees from Iraq....
16:52, 05/15/2019

Climate activist Greta Thunberg in Berlin: 'We will never stop' The Swedish teen activist has praised Germany's young protesters for sacrificing their education for the climate. Thunberg's movement calls on students around the work to skip school every Friday....
16:13, 07/19/2019

Nord Stream 2: What Berlin thinks about halting construction Manfred Weber, a candidate for the office of president of the European Commission, is speaking out against the planned Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline. What is the German government's response?...
16:26, 05/01/2019

| Microscopic remains of Nazi victims to be buried in Berlin More than seven decades after World War II ended, some 300 tiny pieces of human tissue from political prisoners executed by the Nazis will be buried at a Berlin cemetery....
16:39, 05/13/2019

Director of Berlin’s Jewish Museum quits following criticism BERLIN (AP) — The director of Berlin’s Jewish Museum is stepping down following strong criticism of the museum’s leadership by Germany’s Jewish community. A statement Friday said director Peter Schaefer was resigning to prevent furt...
20:13, 06/14/2019

Director of Berlin’s Jewish Museum Quits After Spat Over B.D.S. Peter Schäfer stepped down after the museum became engaged in a dispute on Twitter about the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement against Israel....
01:52, 06/15/2019

René Pollesch to head Berlin's iconic Volksbühne The 56-year-old playwright and director will be the new director of Berlin's Volksbühne, Culture Senator Klaus Lederer confirmed on Wednesday. It's hoped that Pollesch will end years of turbulence at the theater....
01:26, 06/13/2019

Amazon Workers From Around World Join Forces in Berlin Amazon worker representatives from 15 countries met in Berlin on Monday to coordinate their strategy against one of the world's most powerful companies....
10:00, 04/30/2019

‘Things are quite special here’: Union Berlin prepare for the Bundesliga No East Berlin team has made it to the top division before and Union are determined not to let it change themIt counted as an emergency when, one day this summer, the Berlin district of Köpenick awoke to find itself daubed in blue. Overnight a group ...
11:00, 08/17/2019

Bundesliga club Union Berlin: Between idealism and reality Union Berlin hold cult status for many fans as a club that stands for more than just football. Yet before Union's historic first Bundesliga season, the balance between tradition and reality is already being challenged....
21:00, 08/16/2019

Union Berlin draws 2-2 at Stuttgart in Bundesliga playoff STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Union Berlin twice came from behind to draw 2-2 at Stuttgart and take a big step toward Bundesliga promotion in the first leg of their playoff on Thursday. Suleiman Abdullahi needed just 87 seconds to equalize for Union afte...
23:52, 05/23/2019

Visiting a Berlin elementary school where German isn't always spoken Kids in Germany are trickling back to school as a debate heats up about holding back those with poor German. DW's Kate Brady visited a Berlin classroom to see the struggles and successes of German-language learners....
16:13, 08/17/2019

Merkel, Macron to host Balkans meeting in Berlin German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron are hosting a meeting of Balkan leaders in Berlin, a move intended to restart deadlocked talks between Serbia and Kosovo....
12:00, 04/29/2019

Germany: Trial of Berlin bomb plotter begins Magomed-Ali C. was arrested in August 2018 on suspicion of planning a bomb attack at a Berlin shopping center. He allegedly had close ties to the man who killed 11 people at a Christmas market in the capital in 2016....
22:39, 05/16/2019

Serbia, Kosovo agree to talks following Berlin summit A Balkan summit in Berlin has ended with Serbia and Kosovo agreeing to work together to diffuse existing tensions. Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron had hoped to restart a dialogue....
16:26, 05/01/2019

Rammstein on Tour: Live at the Berlin Olympic Stadium While every nuance of Rammstein’s tour makes the news in Germany on an almost daily basis, fans continue to devour the band's images, recordings and controversies. DW was in Berlin to capture the band's live show....
15:26, 06/26/2019

| Teens try to collect ransom by faking a kidnapping in Berlin Berlin police say a 13-year-old girl and her 18-year-old friend have faked the girl's kidnapping to blackmail a ransom from her father, a move that led to a massive manhunt involving 280 officers in the German capital....
20:13, 04/28/2019

Union Berlin: Daring to dream of Bundesliga football Union Berlin are set to face Stuttgart for the chance to play in the Bundesliga next season. In an era of rampant commercialism, they are dreaming of giving fans in the top flight a different in-stadium experience....
03:00, 05/23/2019

Berlin police scuffle with activists at gentrification protest Berlin police scuffled on Wednesday with activists protesting against the gentrification of the German capital, where thousands demonstrated to highlight the city's shortage of affordable housing....
23:39, 05/01/2019

Chechen 'execution' in Berlin linked to Russian intelligence The suspect in the killing of a Chechen dissident in Berlin holds a Russian passport. His papers indicate a possible link with Russian security services, according to reports in German media....
20:00, 08/30/2019

Berlin Murder Raises Suspicions of Russian Involvement The well-planned killing of an ex-Chechen rebel has raised concerns that Russia may have deployed an agent to kill a Kremlin foe, a tactic it has used before....
08:52, 08/28/2019

Berlin To Tighten Rules For Electric Scooter Users Berlin plans to stop electric scooters from being left haphazardly on sidewalks and other anti-social behavior that's drawn the ire of residents in the German capital since the vehicles were made......
22:26, 08/08/2019

A tale of two cities’ housing crises: Dublin and Berlin The German capital has become a minefield for renters and the problem is becoming increasingly politicized. But in the Irish capital, Dublin, the situation has developed into a full-blown housing crisis....
03:26, 07/05/2019

Hertha Berlin hires Ante Covic as coach Hertha Berlin is putting its faith in under-23 coach Ante Covic to take charge as Pal Dardai's replacement for next season        ...
14:39, 05/12/2019

Berlin zoo celebrates rare birth of panda twins Meng Meng delivered two cubs, which must eventually be returned to ChinaBerlin zoo has said its resident panda Meng Meng has delivered twins, the first time one of the endangered animals has given birth in the country.“Meng Meng became a mom – twice!...
15:00, 09/02/2019

Escaping Berlin for the Watery Wonders of the German Outdoors A kayak trip in the Spreewald — a wooded moorland that has been designated a Unesco-protected biosphere reserve — is an easy train trip from the city....
13:39, 09/06/2019

3 ways tech has gone astray at Berlin electronics show At big consumer tech shows like IFA in Berlin, the promise is progress. Here are three ways the tech industry is fumbling the path toward that vision.       ...
04:13, 09/10/2019

Berlin zoo celebrates birth of twin panda cubs BERLIN — A zoo in Berlin is celebrating the arrival of two panda cubs, the first time one of the rare mammals has given birth in Germany. Zoo Berlin said Monday that mother Meng Meng gave birth to a hand-sized pink cub at 6:54 p.m. Saturday. Accordin...
01:13, 09/03/2019

Thousands in Berlin protest Iran's political repression Opponents of Iran's theocratic government have rallied in Berlin to protest the country's human rights record. They urged potential investors not to support the regime and said the West should not deals with Tehran....
04:39, 07/07/2019

Max Mara showcases Bowie-inspired collection in Berlin Neues museum catwalk show also paid homage to Marlene Dietrich’s gender fluidity Women over 40, once invisible in the fashion world, are taking centre stage. The German singer Ute Lemper, 55, and the model and ocean conservation activist Carolyn Mur...
07:26, 06/05/2019

Debut with the Berlin Philharmonic: Santtu Matias Rouvali A young conductor on the way up, and yet another musician from the small country of Finland to rock the world of classical music: Santtu Matias Rouvali just had his first performance with the Berlin Philharmonic....
19:13, 09/22/2019

Pro and anti-Israel protests draw hundreds in Berlin Hundreds of people including prominent German politicians and members of the Jewish community are protesting against a larger, anti-Israel rally in Berlin....
21:39, 06/01/2019

Ante Covic appointed new Hertha Berlin manager The team's youth coach will take over as manager of the Bundesliga side next season. Covic said the appointment was "a childhood dream has come true."...
18:39, 05/12/2019

How volunteers near Berlin help excavate World War II mass graves World War II ended 74 years ago. But volunteers are still searching parts of Germany for the remains of the war dead. Nina Werkhäuser reports from the village of Klessin, near Berlin....
20:52, 05/09/2019

Opinion: The Shame of Berlin. Why can't the city build an airport? Berlin's unfinished airport just started adding a new terminal, even though the original structure is still not open. Despite a major test run of systems in the first building DW's Henrik Böhme just isn't convinced....
20:13, 07/31/2019

Berlin Brandenburg: The airport with half a million faults Billions over budget, years late in opening, and still being rebuilt before a single plane has landed. What's gone so wrong at the new Berlin airport?...
06:13, 06/29/2019

IFA 2019: show dates, exhibitors and everything we expect to see in Berlin If you live in Europe and love technology, IFA 2019 should be on your radar. It's Europe's largest tech-filled tradeshow and acts as a showcase for all the cool tech like 4K TVs, soundbars, speakers and smartphones that are coming later thi...
21:00, 08/05/2019

Nazi victims' remains to be buried in ceremony in Berlin The remains of victims of the Nazis that were used for medical experiments will be buried in Berlin more than seven decades years after the end of Adolf Hitler's dictatorship....
11:13, 05/13/2019

Berlin cyclists take over streets, demand more space for bikes Tens of thousands of cyclists have taken over the streets of Berlin as part of a campaign to make the city more bike-friendly. Organizers have called it the "biggest bicycle demonstration in the world."...
18:13, 06/02/2019

Felix Jaehn celebrates his journey — and Berlin Pride He shot to fame aged 19. Five years later, Felix Jaehn is one of the world's top DJs. His new single and recent coming-out as bisexual tell the story of a young man who fought hard to find himself....
13:26, 07/29/2019

New Berlin Stolpersteine honor victims of Nazi Germany Berlin is about to get several new memorials fitted into sidewalks across the city. Worldwide, more than 70,000 such "stumble stones" have been installed to commemorate the victims of the Nazis....
23:13, 05/07/2019

Feast for the eyes: Food photography on show in Berlin Featuring works from Cindy Sherman, Wolfgang Tillmans, Nan Goldin and many more, a new exhibition at C/O Berlin, "Food for the Eyes. The Story of Food in Photography," celebrates the idea that we are what we eat....
20:26, 06/07/2019

Germany: Berlin reacts to far-right surge in eastern elections The far-right AfD may have come second in regional elections in Saxony and Brandenburg, but Germany's governing parties had been fearing even worse. Now, Berlin is searching for a strategy to deal with the new reality....
13:52, 09/02/2019

Joe Biden accuses Trump of deepening racial divide in US as he says racism is 'white man's problem' Joe Biden has lashed out at Donald Trump as he said described racism in the US as an institutional "white man's problem visited on people of colour"....
18:00, 09/02/2019

Ruth Roellig: The woman who gave birth to lesbian Berlin Each year, Lesbian Visibility Day on April 26 gives prominence to an often unseen minority. In Weimar Berlin, before the Nazis seized power, writer Ruth Roellig put same-sex female desire on the map for the first time....
16:26, 05/01/2019

Kremlin Denies Involvement in Berlin Killing of Ex-Chechen Commander A Russian man was arrested in the fatal shooting of the former fighter against Russian forces, prompting speculation about another assassination of a Kremlin foe....
21:39, 08/29/2019

Russia denies involvement in shooting death of Georgian man in Berlin Berlin prosecutors have released little about Friday’s killing, except to say the 40-year-old victim was shot by a cyclist, who was captured shortly afterward and identified as a 48-year-old Russian man....
06:00, 08/29/2019

Bundesliga: Union Berlin plot course for Borussia Dortmund upset Union Berlin received a rude awakening on their debut in the Bundesliga and it doesn’t get any easier with Borussia Dortmund coming to town. But the capital club will take heart from past meetings....
20:00, 08/30/2019

Berlin ready to fetch 'IS' German children after court case German media reported Berlin has signaled readiness to retrieve children of Islamic State adherents from Syria. Two girls, aged four and almost two, lost their mother, originally from Germany, when Baghouz was captured....
01:13, 06/01/2019

Union Berlin remembers deceased fans in moving tribute There's a special bond between German football club Union Berlin and its fans and the closeness of that relationship was honored in a poignant way over the weekend as the team made its Bundesliga debut....
00:52, 08/21/2019

Opinion: Berlin Balkan conference — a surprising breakthrough in the cards? Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron want to mediate in the Western Balkans. Their efforts could be of benefit to the region and Europe, says guest policy expert Christian Schwarz-Schilling....
16:26, 05/01/2019

Lucas di Grassi: Berlin Formula E schedule will create "a big mess" Lucas di Grassi says the unusual timetable at ABB FIA Formula E's race in Berlin this weekend is "a big mess" that could "severely" hinder the championship leaders in qualifying...
17:39, 05/24/2019

Russia denies ordering assassination of Chechen exile in Berlin Zelimkhan Khangoshvili, shot in broad daylight, had survived two previous attempts on lifeThe Russian government has denied responsibility for the killing of a Chechen exile in Berlin after German authorities reportedly voiced suspicions of a state-b...
04:00, 08/29/2019

Bundesliga: Bayern Munich vs. Hertha Berlin — live updates The 2019-20 Bundesliga season starts here! Champions Bayern Munich give a debut to new signing Benjamin Pavard, but can't yet use the suspended Ivan Perisic. Bookies see them as clear favorites....
21:00, 08/16/2019

A Girl Was Barred From Singing With Berlin’s Boys’ Choir. So She Sued. The lawsuit says that rejecting girls denies them access to a high-quality educational opportunity. The choir says the problem with the 9-year-old is her voice, not her gender....
09:52, 08/16/2019

Girl’s Quest to Sing With Berlin’s Boys’ Choir Is Dashed The 9-year-old’s lawsuit had said that rejecting girls denied them access to a high-quality educational opportunity. The choir said the problem was her voice, not her gender....
17:26, 08/16/2019

Germany’s love of fast cars runs into the barricades in Berlin New road that requires demolition of homes and cultural spaces stirs fury in country where Greens recently surged in pollsThe cement mixer, decorated with disco ball glass, shimmered in the late afternoon sunlight, rotating gently as ravers danced at...
14:26, 06/02/2019

Drive-in sex booths proposed for Berlin's Tempelhof airport site Berlin's former Tempelhof airport has witnessed some major events in its time -- a Nazi airfield during World War II, it was the site of the Berlin airlift during the Cold War, and most recently an emergency shelter for refugees fleeing Syria....
01:26, 08/15/2019

Berlin's Asian food hub implicated in human trafficking network German police have identified a popular Asian food market in Berlin as an important waystation in a global human trafficking network, Berlin media has reported. Many of the trafficking victims are minors....
12:26, 06/23/2019

Opinion: Union Berlin fans prove they’re ready for the Bundesliga Union Berlin fans have made a name for themselves as some of the most creative supporters in German football. Their club reaching the Bundesliga for the first time ever would do them justice, argues DW’s Felix Tamsut....
01:26, 05/24/2019

Angela Merkel seen shaking at event in Berlin, second time in just over a week For the second time in just over a week, German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and began visibly shaking at a public event in Berlin on Thursday, rekindling concerns about her health....
00:13, 06/28/2019

Germany's biggest landlord threatens Berlin rent cap backlash Vonovia is not concerned the 10% rent freeze planned by Berlin's city government for the next five years will dampen profit forecasts. But it did warn that money for renovations could be spent elsewhere....
07:00, 06/26/2019

Philip Pocock’s best photograph: Miriam the Berlin punk – and her rat Bestia ‘The punks were sceptical of my presence. One guy even headbutted me. In retrospect, I think it was a sign of acceptance’I was in my mid-20s when Cornell Capa, director of the International Center of Photography in New York, recommended me for a job ...
01:52, 08/01/2019

Berlin: We're examining impact of U.S. sanctions against Huawei on German firms The German Economy Ministry is examining the impact of U.S. sanctions against Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on German firms, a spokeswoman said on Monday....
12:39, 05/20/2019

Cult club Union Berlin promoted to Bundesliga for 1st time BERLIN (AP) — Union Berlin has secured promotion to the Bundesliga for the first time with a scoreless draw at home to Stuttgart in the second leg of their playoff. The Köpenick-based club, which finished third in the second division, defended for al...
00:26, 05/28/2019

Afrofuturism show in Berlin criticised over absence of black artists Activists point out 21 artists in Space is the Place exhibition are white and the other AsianThe organisers of an exhibition inspired by the unlikely bedfellows of the Afrofuturism movement and the tech entrepreneur Elon Musk have been criticised for...
00:39, 07/31/2019

Union Berlin set to give Bundesliga fans a new and unique experience Union Berlin have won promotion to the Bundesliga for the first time. In an era of rampant commercialism, they're looking forward to the chance to give fans in the top flight a different stadium experience....
07:13, 05/28/2019

Union Berlin reach Bundesliga for first time as Stuttgart relegated Union 0-0 Stuttgart (agg: 2-2, Union win on away goals)Relegation play-off prompts joy for fans in BerlinUnion Berlin players were hoisted high and carried around their stadium after securing promotion to the Bundesliga for the first time on Monday.A...
13:00, 05/28/2019

Germany hosts Latin America and Caribbean conference in Berlin More than 20 foreign ministers from Latin America and the Caribbean have converged on Berlin, albeit without Venezuelan representation. Germany is trying to revitalize lagging diplomatic and trade ties with the region....
13:39, 05/28/2019

Vandoorne: HWA FE Berlin form against leading rivals good reference HWA's Stoffel Vandoorne says his performance against leading ABB FIA Formula E teams in last weekend's Berlin E-Prix provided a good "reference" for his squad...
17:26, 05/27/2019

Berlin startup Adjust raises $227 million in bet on mobile ad growth Adjust, a Berlin startup specializing in audience measurement and fraud prevention in mobile advertising, said on Wednesday it had raised $227 million to invest in expanding its platform and growing in new markets....
08:52, 06/12/2019

German Left party's Berlin HQ evacuated over bomb threat The left-wing "Die Linke" political party evacuated their headquarters in Berlin on Monday, after receiving a bomb threat. The police said the situation was safe later on Monday....
16:00, 07/22/2019

Hong Kong Is a Rebel Enclave in a Sea of Totalitarianism. Welcome to the New West Berlin President Donald Trump has never been afraid to stir up a tempest, which is why he has already indicated that this weekend he will be discussing the political crisis gripping Hong Kong with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping. Chinese Assistant Foreig...
20:26, 06/28/2019

Berlin celebrates birth of Germany's first giant panda cubs Germany's first giant panda cubs have been born and their mother, Meng Meng, is doing a wonderful job looking after the pink twins who bear no resemblance to their black and white furry parents, Berlin Zoo announced on Monday....
13:26, 09/02/2019

Drive-in sex booths proposed for Berlin's historic Tempelhof airport Berlin's former Tempelhof airport has witnessed some major events in its time -- a Nazi airfield during World War II, it was the site of the Berlin airlift during the Cold War, and most recently an emergency shelter for refugees fleeing Syria....
01:26, 08/13/2019

Berlin: 39-year-old woman pushes child off bike, then steals it A 6-year-old boy was riding through Berlin's Tiergarten park when a 39-year-old woman allegedly pushed him off. According to police, she then made off with the bike before she was tracked down by his parents....
08:13, 06/10/2019

David Chipperfield's Berlin temple: 'Like ascending to the realm of the gods' James Simon Gallery, BerlinTwenty years in the making, this dazzling synthesis of the classical and modern takes Museum Island to new heightsFriedrich Wilhelm IV described his vision for Berlin’s Museum Island as a “cultural acropolis”; a sacred sanc...
08:13, 07/08/2019

Pompeo Abruptly Cancels Berlin Trip Over ‘Pressing’ Issues Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had been scheduled to meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel and her foreign minister. A spokeswoman said the meetings would be rescheduled....
19:26, 05/07/2019

Berlin's Alexander Haus regains its soul after painstaking restoration Lakeside house where a Jewish family lived before fleeing the Nazis spans a century of German historyElsie Alexander called it her “soul place”, the lakeside house on the outskirts of Berlin where her family had spent long happy summers before they w...
19:26, 06/16/2019

Remains of dissected Nazi prisoners to be laid to rest in Berlin Microscopic tissue samples, kept by controversial anatomist, were found in 2016The microscopic remains of political prisoners executed by the Nazis and dissected by a controversial anatomist are to be buried in Berlin on Monday, more than seven decad...
13:26, 05/13/2019

Berlin choir accused of gender discrimination by nine-year-old girl German capital’s oldest musical institution violated constitution by refusing girl’s application, court to hearA nine-year-old girl is taking Berlin’s oldest boys’ choir to court, claiming the state-run institution’s admissions criteria are gender-bi...
21:39, 08/09/2019

Vienna's euro-a-day public transport model could waltz into Berlin Mayor of German capital considering €365 annual ticket to reduce traffic and pollutionBerliners could pay as little as €1 a day to use public transport for a year under plans to wean the German capital off its cars and reduce air pollution, its mayor...
20:39, 07/09/2019

Berlin park’s drug dealer solution panned by authorities BERLIN (AP) — A creative attempt by a downtown Berlin park manager to keep drug dealers away from families and joggers has been met with an emphatic “nein” from German officials. Cengiz Demirci demarcated certain areas in the popular Goer...
18:00, 05/09/2019

Berlin police probe 'execution-style' killing in park A 40-year-old Georgian man was shot to death in a Berlin park by a man on a bicycle. Police have arrested a Russian national over the killing, but authorities are still trying to determine the motive behind the attack....
21:13, 08/25/2019

Rental bikes or e-scooters: Who will win Berlin's urban mobility battle? The German capital's fame as a cyclist's paradise has attracted many rental bikes companies. And now electric scooters have joined this fast-paced business race. The fight for this new market has started....
14:13, 07/17/2019

Berlin’s Troubled Humboldt Forum Pushes Back Opening The high-profile museum project in the German capital has aroused controversy over its treatment of colonial-era objects. Now technical problems have delayed its premiere....
18:26, 06/13/2019

Behind the scenes of war reporting at Berlin's Human Rights Film Festival Films and panels at the Human Rights Film Festival look into the work of reporters in conflict zones. From legendary foreign correspondent Marie Colvin to citizen journalists, here's how war reporting is changing....
15:39, 09/21/2019

German media call to name Berlin's new pandas Hong and Kong A Berlin newspaper polled readers to ask for possible names for the zoo's new panda cubs. The top result? Hong and Kong. Now Germany's most popular tabloid is calling for the cubs' names to send a signal to China....
12:13, 09/09/2019

Gentrification battle: Berlin tenants fight to save their homes from new buyers Renters in Berlin are appealing to the local council to stop the sale of their homes. But if buyers offer no guarantees, and the building is too expensive, there isn't much the authorities can do to protect them....
12:00, 08/28/2019

Relegation playoff: Union Berlin seal valuable away goals in Stuttgart Second-division Union Berlin managed to equalize twice and ensure a 2-2 draw in the first leg of the relegation playoff against top-flight Stuttgart. The pair of away goals gives the underdogs a slight advantage....
01:26, 05/24/2019

Anti-Nazi resistance fighters' remains laid to rest in Berlin The remains of some 300 Nazi resistance fighters, executed for standing up to Adolf Hitler's dictatorship, have been buried in Berlin. Anatomy professor Hermann Stieve used the bodies for research during the war....
03:52, 05/14/2019

Opinion: Clash of cultures in Berlin highlights choice facing the Bundesliga RB Leipzig poured cold water all over Union Berlin's big day in the Bundesliga, routing the newcomers 4-0. The meeting of two very different clubs shined a light on the future of German football, writes Michael Da Silva....
11:00, 08/20/2019

Berlin: German police carry out massive human trafficking raids Nearly 2,000 officers are searching apartments and businesses in the German capital. Berlin prosecutors say they are targeting suspected human traffickers who exploited foreign workers in the construction industry....
14:00, 08/21/2019

Germany’s Angela Merkel Seen Shaking for Second Time in a Week at Berlin Event BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and was seen shaking for the second time in just over a week at a ceremony in Berlin on Thursday. Merkel, 64, folded her arms across her chest while her body trembled for around two min...
14:52, 06/27/2019

Girl, 9, sues renowned Berlin boys choir over gender bias A 9-year-old girl is suing a centuries-old Berlin boys choir, arguing that her bid to join was only rejected because of her gender, in a case that has sparked debate over equal rights versus artistic freedom....
09:26, 08/17/2019

Christine Lagarde will have to confront Berlin if she’s to save the euro | Yanis Varoufakis The incoming European Central Bank chief must call for an end to the eurozone’s suicidal fiscal rules, which have now run out of roadChristine Lagarde was a key member of the infamous troika – Greece’s official creditors – who crushed our people’s re...
20:26, 07/15/2019

How a company in Berlin is turning coffee grounds into recycled reusable cups Kaffeeform is a Berlin-based start-up that uses coffee grounds to create reusable coffee cups. The 100% biodegradable, reusable cups are used in coffee shops and restaurants around the city. Visit INSIDER.com for more stories. Kaffeeform, a Berlin-...
07:00, 06/18/2019

Opening of Berlin's ambitious Humboldt Forum museum project delayed Housed in Berlin's reconstructed Prussian palace, the Humboldt Forum was planning to open exhibitions this year to mark the 250th birthday of Alexander von Humboldt. But like Berlin's new airport, everything is on hold....
01:26, 06/13/2019

Berlin buys 670 flats on Karl-Marx-Allee from private owner Move to renationalise buildings follows protests over rising property prices in the cityThe state of Berlin has bought back 670 apartments on the historic Karl-Marx-Allee from a private owner after decades of property privatisation in the German capi...
18:13, 07/16/2019

WWII Bomb Found At Construction Site In Berlin Forces Evacuation An unexploded American aerial bomb from World War II was found in central Berlin during construction work on Friday, forcing the evacuation of surrounding city blocks, the police said....
21:52, 06/14/2019

From Bodmin to Berlin, crowds vent their fury at Boris Johnson’s ‘coup’ Protesters ranged from students at the prime minister’s old Oxford college to retired teachers, children and activistsIn Cambridge’s Market Square, a crowd of families, young people and silver-haired academics listened as Percy Bysshe Shelley’s The M...
02:13, 09/01/2019

African-American fashion magazine 'Ebony' photos on show in Berlin US magazines "Ebony" and "Jet" have influenced generations of black Americans. Former president Barack Obama is no exception. An exhibition in Berlin shows treasures from the archive of the magazine's publisher....
16:00, 05/03/2019

Activist Joshua Wong compares Hong Kong to Berlin in Cold War Democracy activist Joshua Wong is in Berlin following his detention at Hong Kong's airport. He urged the free world to stand by Hong Kong protesters against the long arm of China in the city....
06:13, 09/10/2019

My town is the new Cold War's Berlin: Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong Comparing the struggle of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters to the role of Berlin during the Cold War, activist Joshua Wong told an audience in the German capital that his city was now a bulwark between the free world and the "dictatorship of Chin...
01:52, 09/10/2019

Conductor Daniel Barenboim to remain head of the Berlin State Opera Despite accusations of bullying, conductor Daniel Barenboim's contract has been extended up to 2027. Beyond the controversy, he is considered one of the most influential stars of the classical music world....
17:26, 06/04/2019

SoftBank leads funding round for Berlin travel startup GetYourGuide Berlin travel startup GetYourGuide said on Thursday it had raised nearly $500 million from investors led by SoftBank's Vision Fund to expand its online offering of tours and activities that has won a following among millennials....
16:00, 05/16/2019

Afro-American fashion magazine 'Ebony' photos on show in Berlin US magazines "Ebony" and "Jet" have influenced generations of Afro-Americans. Former president Barack Obama is no exception. An exhibition in Berlin shows treasures from the archive of magazine publisher John H. Johnson....
16:26, 05/01/2019

Berlin Formula E: Title-chasing Lotterer tops practice from Mortara DS Techeeatah driver Andre Lotterer set the fastest time across the two practice sessions for the 2019 ABB FIA Formula E race in Berlin, ahead of Edoardo Mortara...
21:00, 05/24/2019

Did Russian intelligence hire a criminal to execute a Chechen dissident in Berlin? A Chechen refugee was killed in Berlin in August, his suspected killer was carrying a Russian passport. Historian Mark Galeotti sees parallels between this case and the attack on double agent Skripal in the UK....
07:26, 09/05/2019

Find and return German children of IS adherents, rules Berlin court Three German children along with their German "IS" mother must be brought back from a Syrian refugee camp, a Berlin court has told the Foreign Ministry. The judiciary cited state obligation to protect citizens abroad....
07:13, 07/12/2019

Germany’s Angela Merkel blames dehydration for scary moment in Berlin German Chancellor Angela Merkel had a few shaky moments Tuesday while standing with the new Ukrainian leader in the hot Berlin sun — and later blamed dehydration for her tremors. Merkel’s entire body visibly shook and she pursed her lips with Ukraini...
20:39, 06/18/2019

Julian Assange faces extradition hearing as Berlin stays quiet The WikiLeaks founder is appearing in court for jumping his UK bail and in relation to possible extradition to the US. This has raised alarm, but doesn't seem to concern the German government....
16:26, 05/01/2019

Suspect in Berlin killing had links to Russian state security: Der Spiegel The suspect detained over the killing last week of a Georgian citizen in Berlin had a passport whose number linked him to Russian security services, German magazine Der Spiegel reported on Friday....
13:39, 08/30/2019

Motor racing: Di Grassi wins Berlin Formula E round for Audi Brazilian Lucas Di Grassi gave Audi a home win in Formula E's Berlin ePrix on Saturday, his second victory of the season, to put the heat on championship leader Jean-Eric Vergne, who finished third....
16:26, 05/25/2019

Terrorist who wanted to 'murder a Muslim' after Christchurch mosque attacks jailed for more than 18 years A terrorist inspired by the Christchurch mosque attacks has been jailed for more than 18 years for stabbing a teenager in a bid to "murder a Muslim"....
00:26, 09/13/2019

Marko Grujic to rejoin Hertha Berlin but Klopp insists he is in Liverpool plans Midfielder to spend 2019-20 season on loan in GermanySerbia international resisted offer from BrightonJürgen Klopp has assured Marko Grujic that he remains in Liverpool’s long-term plans despite the midfielder being allowed to rejoin Hertha Berlin on...
12:26, 07/01/2019

Germany's anti-Semitism debate raises its head at pro-Palestinian march in Berlin Pro-Palestinian and pro-Israel demonstrators peacefully marched in Berlin amid a struggle to define the line between criticism of Israel and anti-Semitism. The government urged people to show support for Jews and Israel....
06:00, 06/02/2019

Union Berlin rock German football with the scalp of Dortmund | Andy Brassell It hasn’t taken Union long to make an indelible mark that threatens to change projections for the Bundesliga as a whole“Berlin’s football world,” wrote Berliner Morgenpost’s Michael Färber on Sunday morning, “is upside down.” A look at the fledgling ...
15:00, 09/02/2019

Volksbühne Theater in Berlin Names Artistic Director, Ending Leadership Crisis René Pollesch, an acclaimed German playwright and director, will take over starting in 2021. His appointment ends a tumultuous few years for the institution....
17:39, 06/12/2019

Facebook’s Nick Clegg discusses social media and internet regulation in Berlin BERLIN - Nick Clegg, Head of Global Affairs at Facebook and Britain’s former deputy prime minister, gives a speech about regulation of social media and the internet. Earlier on Monday, Clegg said that there was ‘absolutely no evidence’ that outside f...
21:52, 06/24/2019

Formula E: Lucas di Grassi Wins Berlin e-Prix; Single Point For Mahindra Audi Abt's Lucas di Grassi was crowned the winner of the 2019 Formula E Berlin e-Prix, his second win of the season. The driver took moved into the lead quite early in the race and retained the......
17:13, 05/26/2019

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Says She’s Fine After Visibly Shaking During Berlin Ceremony (BERLIN) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and was visibly shaking Tuesday as she greeted the new Ukrainian leader in the hot sun in Berlin, saying later that she clearly hadn’t drunk enough water. Merkel’s whole b...
06:00, 06/19/2019

Chechen exile slain 'execution-style' in Berlin park, Russia denies involvement German authorities ramped up their investigation of the mysterious killing of a Chechen exile in a Berlin park by a Russian man last week, as Russia's government spoke out for the first time on Wednesday saying it had nothing to do with it. ...
07:13, 08/29/2019

Tale of the Handmaid’s knee: naked men, a wobbly bike and an accident in Berlin | Brigid Delaney's diary After escaping a cycling accident in the German capital with only a throbbing knee, I thought I had – for once – averted catastrophe Ah Berlin! Such a great city for cycling. It was a sunny day in June and two friends and I had rented some of those d...
01:52, 08/02/2019

Angela Merkel absolutely won't give way on backstop, Boris Johnson told as he flies to Berlin Boris Johnson was today warned that German Chancellor Angela Merkel is "absolutely not giving way" on the Irish border backstop as he prepared for his first talks with the European Union's most powerful leader....
14:00, 08/21/2019

Council funding 'unsustainable' as budgets cut by 20% There must be a national conversation about how much people want from their councils and what they'll pay, amid "unsustainable funding", researchers have said....
16:39, 05/29/2019

GST Council To Consider Reducing Tax On Electric Vehicles The GST Council will consider reducing tax on electric vehicles, which are seen as more environment-friendly, and the matter is pending before it, Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur informed......
14:52, 06/24/2019

Russia to ban Atlantic Council NGO once led by US envoy Russian prosecutors decided to ban the pro-western Atlantic Council NGO after finding its activities pose a threat to Russia's "constitutional order." The NGO representatives say they were not informed about the move....
13:39, 07/26/2019

Tucson City Council Candidates Ward 1 Lane Santa Cruz - DemocratA second-generation Tucsonan, the Ward 1 council aide has spent 12 years in nonprofits and grassroots community efforts. The Desert View High School graduate earned a PhD and has taught classes at ...
05:39, 08/09/2019

West Ham signings Pablo Fornals and Sebastien Haller combine to score in exciting Hertha Berlin friendly West Ham's two headline summer signings offered an exciting glimpse of the future at London Stadium after combining to good effect on Wednesday afternoon....
21:26, 07/31/2019

Donors gave 'Egg Boy' $70K to pay his legal fees. He says he's giving it to Christchurch shooting victims The Australian teen known as "Egg Boy" donated funds raised for his legal fees to victims of the Christchurch mosque shootings in New Zealand.        ...
13:00, 05/29/2019

This all-male council in Texas just voted to ban abortion Five men vote to make Waskom ‘sanctuary city for the unborn’Unconstitutional vote comes after series of bans nationwideThe entirely white male council of Waskom in Texas has voted to make the small town a “sanctuary city for the unborn”.The five men ...
23:39, 06/14/2019

Libya: UN Security Council calls for ceasefire The 15-member bloc has called on warring factions in Libya to cease fighting and enter talks. The body also strongly condemned Tuesday's airstrike on a migrant detention center near Tripoli....
23:26, 07/05/2019

Germany's SPD becoming unelectable, works council chiefs say Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) are becoming unelectable after the head of their youth wing JUSOS called for companies such as BMW to be collectively owned, works council chiefs have warned....
15:39, 05/04/2019

U.N. Security Council calls for ceasefire in Libya The United Nations Security Council called on all parties to the Libya conflict on Friday to commit to a ceasefire and return to U.N.-led mediation, said Indonesian U.N. Ambassador Dian Triansyah Djani, president of the 15-member body for May....
20:52, 05/10/2019

Russia in the Council of Europe: What does it mean for human rights? A controversial decision to restore Moscow's voting rights in the Council of Europe has been called a safeguard for human rights in Russia. But how much influence does the body really have over the Kremlin?...
23:13, 06/26/2019

Federer and Nadal return to ATP Player Council "The political rumblings in men\u0027s tennis took another twist on Thursday when Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal were elected on to the ATP Player Council along with Austrian Jurgen Melzer."...
02:00, 08/09/2019

Jews are at risk in Germany, says Jewish Council Germany's central Jewish council has weighed in on the anti-Semitism debate, saying the security situation for Jews has "deteriorated" in major cities. Israeli President Rivlin has expressed concern over the situation....
17:13, 05/26/2019

100-year-old woman elected to local council A 100-year-old German woman has embarked on a new adventure later in life after being elected to her local town council in Kirchheimbolanden, a town of 8,000 people in western Germany on Sunday....
21:39, 05/28/2019

2 first-timers among 5 nations elected to Security Council Estonia and the Caribbean island nation of St. Vincent and the Grenadines have been elected to the U.N.’s most powerful body for the first time alongside Niger, Tunisia and Vietnam...
22:00, 06/07/2019

Kashmir: Is the UN Security Council reluctant to get involved? Although the Security Council told India and Pakistan to resolve the Kashmir dispute bilaterally, it didn't call a formal meeting or issue a statement. Some analysts dubbed the response "lukewarm."...
09:52, 08/17/2019

| Nadal, Federer to face Djokovic on ATP Council Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer were voted back on to the ATP Player Council where they are likely to find themselves at odds with president Novak Djokovic....
22:00, 08/08/2019

UN Security Council to visit Colombia in July The U.N. Security Council will be heading to Colombia in July for a firsthand look at implementation of the 2016 peace agreement between the government and the country’s main rebel group...
00:26, 06/27/2019

UN Security Council to meet on North Korea North Korea has conducted two ballistic missile tests in less than a week in violation of UN resolutions. The missile tests come as the US and North Korea are trying to restarted stalled denuclearization talks....
08:39, 08/01/2019

City Council Candidate Says She Just Wants to Keep Her Town as White as Possible Jean Cramer is currently one of the five people running for a trio of open city council seats in Marysville, MI. Cramer is also an outspoken racist who, during a candidate forum last night, said she wanted to keep Marysville a “white community” rathe...
04:52, 08/24/2019

UN Security Council has its first meeting on Kashmir in decades According to a UN diplomat, council members failed to even come up with a statement to the press -- the lowest level of Council action. UN diplomats said countries disagreed on wording of a statement, with some fearing any comment would escalate tens...
02:39, 08/17/2019

Chicago mayor gets first reforms through City Council CHICAGO (AP) — Mayor Lori Lightfoot has begun implementing reform to Chicago’s City Hall. During her first time chairing a City Council meeting, Lightfoot got aldermen to go along with her picks to chair council committees that will vote on key...
02:52, 05/30/2019

Brexit: Boris Johnson prepares to visit Berlin as minister struggles to defend his 'collaboration' jibe - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen 2.25pm BST This is from my colleague Jennifer Rankin in Brussels.Donald Tusk will meet Boris Johnson at the Biarritz G7 summit on Sunday.Ahead of the G7, Tusk will meet Michel Barnie...
15:39, 08/21/2019

City Council Member Dies In Motorcycle Crash CAMPBELL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18/WLWT) – A northern Kentucky city council member has died following a crash. Councilman Rob Honaker of Wilder died on Saturday morning in a single-vehicle motorcycle accident. WLWT reports that he had recently purcha...
04:00, 06/10/2019

De Blasio, City Council at odds in budget talks City Council Speaker Corey Johnson said Monday that Mayor Bill de Blasio and the council are so far apart on a new budget that he expects negotiations to drag into the summer. “Typically, we try to get this budget adopted by the first week in June,” ...
03:39, 05/07/2019

Council of Europe and Russia reach tentative compromise Russia said it had no desire to leave the Council of Europe and was ready to pay its dues following an apparent breakthrough between Moscow and Western nations. Russia's delegation had faced sanctions over Crimea....
14:00, 05/17/2019

Council of Europe to discuss Russia's voting rights The Council of Europe has gathered for a ministerial meeting that could restore Russia's voting rights in the continent's main human rights watchdog....
14:52, 05/17/2019

Eritrea in the UN Human Rights Council: Fox guarding the henhouse The UN Human Rights Council regularly accuses Eritrea of large-scale human rights abuses. Yet the regime in Asmara was accepted as a member and now even chairs the world's top human rights body....
02:39, 06/28/2019

Tucson council votes on sanctuary city initiative TUCSON – The City of Tucson is now one step closer to becoming a “sanctuary city”. On Tuesday, Tucson city council members voted to put a voter sponsored initiative on the November ballot. City officials say the council was legally ...
22:52, 08/07/2019

Sudan’s military council to be dissolved in transition deal Sudan’s top general says the military council that assumed power after the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir in April will be dissolved with the implementation of a power-sharing deal reached with protesters last week...
15:39, 07/08/2019

Acting Chairman of Council of Economic Advisers Is Named Health economist Tomas Philipson has been named acting chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, a White House spokesman said Monday....
05:52, 07/16/2019

With ISIL down but not out, continued vigilance is key, UN Security Council told Despite ISIL’s territorial defeat in Syria, the terrorist group, also known as Da’esh “continues to aspire to global relevance”, the United Nations top counter-terrorism officials told the Security Council on Tuesday....
03:39, 08/29/2019

Russia could take new U.S. troop deployment to U.N. security council: lawmaker Russia could raise the topic of a new U.S. troop deployment in the Middle East at the U.N. Security Council, lawmaker Vladimir Dzhabarov, deputy head of parliament's foreign affairs committee, said on Friday, RIA news agency reported....
21:26, 05/24/2019

City Council votes to name Bronx street for Stan Lee University Avenue between Brandt Place and West 176th Street will be co-named "Stan Lee Way" under a bill passed by lawmakers codifying the moniker and 85 other honorary street names....
12:26, 07/24/2019

Council of Europe to discuss Russia’s voting rights MOSCOW (AP) — The Council of Europe has gathered for a ministerial meeting that could restore Russia’s voting rights in the continent’s main human rights watchdog. The council suspended Russia’s voting rights after it annexed Ukrain...
11:39, 05/17/2019

Council of Europe Restores Russia’s Voting Rights Ukraine and other former Soviet states opposed ending the suspension, which began with the annexation of Crimea. Russia had threatened to quit the group if it were not reinstated....
17:13, 06/25/2019

| Council of Europe assembly authorises Russia's return The Council of Europe's parliamentary assembly has agreed to allow Russian representatives to return to the body, five years after it was stripped of its voting rights over the annexation of Crimea....
15:26, 06/25/2019

UN Security Council condemns attacks on oil tankers, but not Iran A closed-door meeting of the United Nations Security Council Monday afternoon on the recent attacks on oil tankers and a U.S. drone ended without a condemnation of Iran....
08:00, 06/25/2019

100-year-old German woman elected to town council Centenarian Lisel Heise has secured a spot on the town council in a small village in western Germany. A passionate swimmer, she decided to stand for election in part to reopen the local swimming pool....
07:13, 05/28/2019

Council of Europe restores Russia's voting rights Russia has received backing from the Council of Europe's assembly to return to the body. Moscow had its voting rights suspended five years ago over the illegal annexation of the Crimean Peninsula....
05:39, 06/25/2019

Tucson City Council looks into selling Hotel Arizona TUCSON – Tucson City Council is looking into selling Hotel Arizona to a new developer that would make the empty hotel into a Hyatt Regency. A third party will conduct an economic analysis for the city to make sure the sale would be beneficial t...
04:13, 07/11/2019

British Council confirms arrest of its Iranian staffer The British Council is confirming that a woman who Iran sentenced to 10 years in prison on charges of spying for Britain is an Iranian national employed by the group....
01:39, 05/15/2019

Ex-Chicago Council member gets year in prison for corruption CHICAGO (AP) — A former Chicago City Council member has been sentenced to a year and one day prison after pleading guilty to corruption charges. U.S. District Judge Jorge Alonso sentenced 66-year-old Alderman Willie Cochran on Monday, saying he is pa...
20:39, 06/24/2019

Spanish judge blocks Madrid council bid to lift car ban A judge on Tuesday blocked an attempt by Madrid's new conservative council to lift restrictions on cars entering the city center, saying the measure should be maintained for now....
16:39, 07/16/2019

Pakistan asks UN Security Council to meet over Kashmir Pakistan has requested that the UN Security Council meet over India abolishing Kashmir's special autonomous status. Tensions have escalated in the region, which has been disputed for more than 70 years....
05:39, 08/14/2019

Neo-Nazi elected to lead village council in Germany A German village council elected a neo-Nazi as their leader because he was the only one who ran for the position, a report said. The seven-member council in the village of Waldsiedlung, near Frankfurt, unanimously voted to elect Stefan Jagsch as the ...
07:53, 09/10/2019

Kentucky council lowers priority on marijuana possession LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Louisville Metro Council has passed an ordinance declaring marijuana possession a low priority for officers. The Courier-Journal reports the ordinance passed Tuesday in a 15-9 vote. It says small amounts of marijuana on a p...
19:13, 06/26/2019

Oklahoma City Council approves settlement with Arkansas man OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Council has approved a nearly $170,000 settlement with an Arkansas man who was injured when he jumped into a canal in a downtown entertainment district to rescue another man who later died. Council members voted...
16:52, 05/08/2019

New Vampire: The Masquerade game in the works from creators of The Council BIGBEN has announced a new game within the Vampire: The Masquerade licence, developed by Big Bad Wolf, creators of the episodic adventure game The Council....
19:39, 05/14/2019