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    INTL SCMP Op-Ed: Could Hong Kong's "one country, two systems" work for Korea?

    For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... https://www.scmp.com/week-asia/geopolitics/article/2170456/could-hong-kongs-one-country-two-systems-work-korea Could Hong Kong's "one country, two systems" work for Korea? Forget the nukes: real issue taxing Korean minds is...
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    SOFT NEWS Elderly men escape nursing home to go to Wacken metal festival [Germany]

    With so much bad news, I thought this story out of Germany was rather fun, I hope the old guys enjoyed themselves! Elderly men escape nursing home to go to Wacken metal festival A German nursing home alerted police after they noticed two men were missing. They were later found at 3 a.m. at the...
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    OT/MISC Wooden Shigir idol found to be over twice as old as Egyptian pyramids

    Another really interesting bit of information coming out from the rush to take a look at older finds sitting in museums and taking another look at them with the most cutting edge of technology - this is one of the oldest wooden objects ever found, it isn't the oldest but finding wood is very...
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    RACE Syrian Man Arrested for Raping Pony in German Kid's Zoo

    https://sputniknews.com/europe/201711121059028744-syrian-arrested-germany-pony-rape/ Syrian Man Arrested for Raping Pony in German Kid's Zoo Nov. 12, 2017 "Police have arrested a 23-year-old Syrian for allegedly raping a pony at a children's zoo in Berlin; the man's crime was witnessed by...
  5. Melodi

    WEATHER At least four dead as storm winds hit central Europe

    This is really similar to the storm that hit almost as soon as I put my bag into the cabin at our campground in Germany - that one killed 8 people, shut down transport in a similar way and downed trees all over North Germany. We didn't get even a hint of this storm here in Ireland, it sounds...
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    OT/MISC Germans Are Going Wild for a Show Set During the Dawn of the Nazis

    Hummm....Actually sounds like a good show premise considering everything that was going on under the Weimar....Anyone here ever seen "M" with Peter Lorre or the 1951 US remake? For links see article source..... Posted for fair use...
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    INTL Facebook says deleted many fake accounts in German campaign

    Hummm..... For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... http://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-elections-facebook/facebook-says-deleted-many-fake-accounts-in-german-campaign-idUSKCN1C22Q5 #TECHNOLOGY NEWSSEPTEMBER 27, 2017 / 11:44 AM / UPDATED 4 HOURS AGO Facebook says...
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    INTL German Right-Wing Party on Course to Enter Parliament

    Hummm.... For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/E/EU_GERMANY_ELECTION_NATIONALISTS?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2017-09-13-15-30-22 Sep 13, 3:30 PM EDT GERMAN RIGHT-WING PARTY ON COURSE TO ENTER PARLIAMENT BY FRANK...
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    BRKG Munich shooting: Several hurt at suburban train station - Gunman stole gun from cop

    For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-40258353 Munich shooting: Several hurt at suburban train station 21 minutes ago From the section Europe A German policewoman has been seriously wounded in a shooting at a Munich suburban railway...
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    TERRORISM German music festival evacuated over terror threat 1

    Must be something in the air tonight on this side of the water German music festival evacuated over terror threat Independent.ie Newsdesk June 2 2017 9:30 PM Germany's Rock am Ring festival was shut down on Friday night following threats of a terror attack. Festival organisers have...
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    INTL Angela Merkel says Germany will withdraw all its soldiers from Turkey over refused visit

    Angela Merkel says Germany will withdraw all its soldiers from Turkey over refused visit Lucy Pasha-Robinson @lucypasha an hour ago Berlin will consider removing its soldiers from Turkey after Ankara refused to grant Germany's parliament permission to visit staff serving on a...
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    BRKG Bus Carrying German Soccer Team hit by an explosion

    From the BBC, not as bad as could have been but I smell a test run... Borussia Dortmund football team bus hit by explosions Image copyright Reuters Image caption There were three explosions near the bus, police said Three explosions have hit a bus carrying the Borussia Dortmund football team...
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    PLAY Angela sings the Brexit song

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jYeHp1ukAlQ Merkel sings the Brexit song. (actually Tracey Ullman) She sings, I roar with laughter!
  14. Melodi

    INTL Germany accuses Turkey of 'unacceptable' spying

    Posting this as a stand alone because it seems a new development - and just happened today - breaking news on BBC Germany accuses Turkey of 'unacceptable' spying Lizzie Dearden @lizziedearden Tuesday 28 March 2017 10:29 BST The Independent Online Breaking-news.jpg Germany has...
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    WAR Augsburg to evacuate 54,000 on Christmas morning as World War II bomb defused

    For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... http://www.dw.com/en/augsburg-to-evacuate-54000-on-christmas-morning-as-world-war-ii-bomb-defused/a-36903431 Augsburg to evacuate 54,000 on Christmas morning as World War II bomb defused In the largest such evacuation since the end...
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    OP-ED The Sudden German Nuke Flirtation

    Hummm....... For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... http://carnegieendowment.org/2016/12/06/sudden-german-nuke-flirtation-pub-66366 The Sudden German Nuke Flirtation Some of Germany’s prominent voices are musing about the options of a German or non-NATO European nuclear...
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    INTL Germany: 4 police wounded in raid on anti-gov't extremist (Siezed for "unreliability")

    For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... http://www.foxnews.com/world/2016/10/19/germany-4-police-wounded-in-raid-on-anti-govt-extremist.html Europe Germany: 4 police wounded in raid on anti-gov't extremist Published October 19, 2016 Associated Press BERLIN – *German...
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    WoT Germany hunts bomb suspect in Chemnitz - Syrian Refugee

    For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-37596829 Germany hunts bomb suspect in Chemnitz 1 hour ago From the section Europe Police in the eastern German city of Chemnitz have detained three people as they continue a search for a suspect...
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    WoT Germany arrests 3 Syrians, sees same network as Paris attacks (13 Sept 2016)

    For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... http://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-security-arrests-idUSKCN11J0RQ World News | Tue Sep 13, 2016 8:54am EDT Germany arrests 3 Syrians, sees same network as Paris attacks By Erik Kirschbaum and Madeline Chambers | BERLIN Three...
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    ALERT Germany mulls bringing back compulsory national service

    :siren: For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... http://www.dw.com/en/germany-mulls-bringing-back-compulsory-national-service/a-19494191 Germany Germany mulls bringing back compulsory national service Berlin has said it's considering changing its position on conscription...
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    WoT German attackers directed by Isis contacts in Saudi

    For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... https://next.ft.com/content/5edf2c64-5bde-11e6-bb77-a121aa8abd95 Global terror German attackers directed by Isis contacts in Saudi Reports suggest close Isis involvement in recent attacks in Germany 11 hours ago by: Guy Chazan in...
  22. Melodi

    BRKG Shooter reported at a Mall in Munich - Breaking 5:38 PM Irish Time, July 22, 2016

    'Shooting spree' reported at Munich shopping mall By Chris Williams and Jason Hanna, CNN Updated 1633 GMT (0033 HKT) July 22, 2016 (CNN)There is an ongoing "shooting spree" happening at the Olympia-Einkaufszentrum shopping mall in the Moosach district of Munich, Germany, a police spokesperson...
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    POL Der Spiegel Interview with Trump Advisor Gen. Flynn (ret.)

    For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/spiegel-interview-a-1103192.html Trump Foreign Policy Advisor: 'Americans Are Fed Up With the Bullshit' In an interview with SPIEGEL, Donald Trump advisor Mike Flynn explains why the...
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    GOV/MIL 100th Anniversary of Battle of the Somme

    For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-36674451 Battle of the Somme: Royals at Somme centenary commemoration 8 minutes ago From the section UK Thousands of people, including members of the Royal Family, are at a ceremony in France to mark the...
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    INTL Op-Ed: Nevermind the Brexit, UK will emerge with a good trade deal

    For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... http://www.cnbc.com/2016/06/27/ Brexit Nevermind the Brexit, UK will emerge with a good trade deal Dr. Michael Ivanovitch | @msiglobal9 Monday, 27 Jun 2016 | 1:22 AM ET The British never wanted to be part of a German-dominated...
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    DISASTER Huge Floods Strike Europe - Paris under water - emergency declared in parts of Germany

    OK I didn't have a chance to start reporting on this yesterday because of planned power outages and I've got to go out this morning but I'm starting this thread as they are now evacuating art from the Louvre and shutting down not just downtown Paris but other river cities in Europe as well -...
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    INTL Merkel, Hollande together mark 100 years since Verdun battle

    For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... http://www.reuters.com/article/us-ww1-century-verdun-merkel-hollande-idUSKCN0YK0C3 World | Sun May 29, 2016 12:46pm EDT Related: World Merkel, Hollande together mark 100 years since Verdun battle Gallery Video German Chancellor...
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    INTL Migrants' High Crime In Germany While Media And Govt Focus on Right Wing "Thought Crimes"

    For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... http://www.breitbart.com/london/2016/05/23/germany-registers-surge-crimes-right-wing-radicals/ REPORT: Migrants Committing Disproportionately High Crime In Germany While Media And Govt Focus on ‘Far Right’ Thought Crimes by Raheem...
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    BRKG Assailant shouting 'Allahu Akbar' stabs at least 4 people at Munich train station (1 KIA)

    Well let's see how the Merkel government spins this one..... For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... http://www.foxnews.com/world/2016/05/10/assailant-shouting-allahu-akbar-stabs-at-least-4-people-at-munich-train-station-witnesses-say.html Europe Assailant shouting 'Allahu...
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    POL Germany Turkey: Merkel allows inquiry into comic's Erdogan insult

    Ask Not For Whom the Bell Tolls/Hate Speech Raids in Germany/Great Britain Started by Medical Mavený, 04-07-2016 07:23 AM http://www.timebomb2000.com/vb/showthread.php?488941-Ask-Not-For-Whom-the-Bell-Tolls-Hate-Speech-Raids-in-Germany-Great-Britain For links see article source..... Posted...
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    OP-ED Third Republic: Germany Enters a Dangerous New Political Era

    :dot5::dot5::dot5::siren::siren::siren::dot5::dot5::dot5: For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... http://www.spiegel.de/international/germany/how-the-refugee-crisis-has-change-german-politics-a-1081023.html Third Republic: Germany Enters a Dangerous New Political Era An...
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    SCI Ener/Tech: Germany makes landmark fusion power achievement as W7-X reactor fires up

    For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... http://news.yahoo.com/germany-makes-landmark-fusion-power-191453294.html Germany makes landmark fusion power achievement as W7-X reactor fires up for real By Lulu Chang 15 hours ago Our dreams of nuclear fusion are drawing ever...
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    INTL Germany admits it lost track of over 1 million 'refugees'

    Uh oh....... For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/206869 Germany admits it lost track of over 1 million 'refugees' Interior Ministry admits 600,000 migrants have gone missing in or outside Germany, as police investigate...
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    OP-ED Merkel’s right-wing temptation - Politico EU

    Hummm..... For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... http://www.politico.eu/article/merkel-tempted-alternative-deutschland-opposition-far-right-elections-refugees/ Opinion Merkel’s right-wing temptation You could be forgiven for thinking the right-wing AfD is Merkel’s...
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    WTF?!? German man killed blowing up a condom machine

    Why does Peter Griffin from Family Guy come to mind reading this?.... For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... http://www.cbsnews.com/news/german-man-killed-blowing-up-a-condom-machine/ AP/ December 28, 2015, 11:06 AM German man killed blowing up a condom machine BERLIN...
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    INTL Hitler's 'Mein Kampf' returns to German market in new form

    Considering everything else going on in Germany you've got to wonder about the timing on this...... For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... http://news.yahoo.com/hitlers-mein-kampf-returns-german-130419743.html Hitler's 'Mein Kampf' returns to German market in new form...
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    GOV/MIL Dangerous WW2 bombs still litter Germany's landscape

    This is an issue all over Europe, parts of North Africa, East and Southeast Asia and the Pacific...... For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/05/02/us-ww2-anniversary-germany-bombs-idUSKBN0NN09B20150502 Lifestyle | Sat May 2, 2015 2:12pm...
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    REL GENRL The Crime of Circumcision in Germany

    The crime of circumcision By Michael Gerson, Published: July 5...
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    PLAY UK's Loony Party explains Greek Debt Crisis

    Web searches on the internet can lead you to some very strange places... http://www.loonyparty.com/ 10/12/11 Economic Explaination regarding the Eurocrisis EVERYONE PLEASE PAY ATTENTION AND READ: HOW THE GREEK & ITALIAN BAILOUT WILL WORK IN VERY SIMPLE TERMS: It is a slow day in a little...
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    HEALTH Sweden Reports E.Coli case NOT Tied to Germany

    This is a bit ominous.. the AP is reporting that: Swedish health authorities say they have identified the first domestic case of infection in the E. coli outbreak that has killed 48 people in Europe. The Swedish Institute for Communicable Disease Control says it's the first case in Sweden...
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