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Exhibition at Topography of Terror Documentation Center Marks 50 Years Since...

BERLIN (AP).- An exhibit opening in the German capital on Tuesday examines the role Adolf Eichmann's 1961 trial in Israel played in shaping modern understanding of the Holocaust and World War II, giving survivors an unprecedented chance to tell their s...

Exhibition at Topography of Terror Documentation Center Marks 50 Years Since...

BERLIN (AP).- An exhibit opening in the German capital on Tuesday examines the role Adolf Eichmann's 1961 trial in Israel played in shaping modern understanding of the Holocaust and World War II, giving survivors an unprecedented chance to tell their s...

Nefertiti’s Bust will Stay in German Capital Says Berlin Mayor Klaus...

BERLIN (REUTERS).- Berlin Mayor Klaus Wowereit said Friday that Germany would not send the bust of an ancient Egyptian queen to modern-day Egypt because it was obtained nearly a century ago. Wowereit defended a German foundation's possession of Neferti...

Germany’s Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation Refuses to Return Nefertiti Bust to...

BERLIN (REUTERS).- A German foundation rejected Monday an Egyptian request to return the 3,400-year-old bust of Queen Nefertiti, a sculpture which draws over one million viewers annually to a Berlin museum. Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA)...

Reagan Memorial Idea Splits Berlin Long After Wall

BERLIN (REUTERS).- A dispute over whether Berlin should honor late President Ronald Reagan for his 1987 speech urging the Soviet Union to tear down the Berlin Wall has divided the German capital. Defense Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg and other co...

Exhibition at Berlin’s German Historical Museum Views Hitler’s Hold on Germans

BERLIN (AP).- Bronze Hitler busts of various sizes crown austere pedestals. A red paper lantern with a swastika floats in the air. A tiny toy model of the Fuehrer stands behind a swastika-bedecked lectern. This isn't an auction of Nazi memorabilia but...

Exhibition at Berlin’s German Historical Museum Views Hitler’s Hold on Germans

BERLIN (AP).- Bronze Hitler busts of various sizes crown austere pedestals. A red paper lantern with a swastika floats in the air. A tiny toy model of the Fuehrer stands behind a swastika-bedecked lectern. This isn't an auction of Nazi memorabilia but...

Tacheles: Berlin’s Alternative Scene Fights for Survival

BERLIN (REUTERS).- Txus Parras, who has been squatting in the Tacheles building in downtown Berlin since the wall fell two decades ago, says he won't leave it without putting up a fight. Tacheles is one of many forums for alternative culture in the Ger...

Tacheles: Berlin’s Alternative Scene Fights for Survival

BERLIN (REUTERS).- Txus Parras, who has been squatting in the Tacheles building in downtown Berlin since the wall fell two decades ago, says he won't leave it without putting up a fight. Tacheles is one of many forums for alternative culture in the Ger...

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