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Plans To Hand Out 25 Million Qurans Prompts Criticism In Germany

Reuters | Posted 06.11.2012 | Religion

* Vice chairman says handouts "disturb religious peace" * Calls for distribution to stop * Preacher says wants to show t...

Bring An Abandoned Amusement Park Back To Life

Posted 04.10.2012 | Arts

When we think of amusement parks the first things that come to mind are long lines and dripping ice cream, but there was a time when these places pres...

PHOTOS: 10 Reasons To Visit Berlin This Summer

EuroCheapo | Posted 06.01.2012 | Travel
EuroCheapo

Berlin possesses an even stronger pull during the summer months when the sun shines late into the night and residents, giddy from surviving the dark chill of winter, give themselves many reasons to celebrate.

Nazi-Seized Art Collection Returns Home

AP | DAVID RISING | Posted 05.16.2012 | World

BERLIN — A Berlin museum must return thousands of rare posters to an American man, part of his Jewish father's unique collection that had been s...

Three Decades Of LA Art Go On Show In Berlin

AP | By GEIR MOULSON | Posted 03.14.2012 | Arts

BERLIN -- A primer on three decades of post-World War II art from Los Angeles, including iconic images from Ed Ruscha and David Hockney, abstract work...

Southern California Art Goes On Show In Berlin

AP | GEIR MOULSON | Posted 05.14.2012 | Home

BERLIN — A primer on three decades of post-World War II art from Los Angeles, including iconic images from Ed Ruscha and David Hockney, abstract...

PHOTOS: The 9 Best Cities For Street Art Spotting

BootsnAll | Posted 05.09.2012 | Travel
BootsnAll

Sometimes massive murals cover entire buildings and artists use their medium to create beauty in an otherwise gritty landscape.

Too Much Holocaust Education?

Dan Fleshler | Posted 05.07.2012 | Education
Dan Fleshler

Given the difficult challenge of confronting unspeakable horrors once inflicted on the world by their country, one has to admire the tenacity of Germans like Ms. Niclasen and Ms. Blankenberg. It would be easy to opt out of the responsibility to remember.

TechStar Interview: David Blumberg

Bill_Robinson | Posted 05.01.2012 | Technology
Bill_Robinson

When you first meet David Blumberg his smile is what you notice. But shortly thereafter, you notice how smart he is; later, you begin to see this man's true level of intelligence.

Disposing Of Live Bombs In Germany

James M. Clash | Posted 04.29.2012 | Travel
James M. Clash

Borchert took me to a residential area with unexploded bombs still in the ground. One 550-lb. and two 1,100-lb. US monsters had already been found and detonated.

A Guide To Berlin Street Art

Off Track Planet | Posted 04.24.2012 | Travel
Off Track Planet

Graffiti in Berlin was first thrown up in the early '60s in response to the creation of the Berlin Wall. From there, it's only gotten more interesting.

PHOTOS: 10 Coolest Music Venues Around the World

Off Track Planet | Posted 04.23.2012 | Travel
Off Track Planet

If you like your tunes live and loud, these spots turn the decibels way up.

Dash Snow: A Life Untamed

Posted 02.14.2012 | Arts

The Polaroid craze has perhaps come and gone, but there is one artist whose work transcends trends, and that artist is Dash Snow, who passed away in 2...

PHOTOS: Spring Break In Europe?

Travelzoo | Posted 04.14.2012 | Travel
Travelzoo

Although spring break standbys -- Cancun, Jamaica, Havasu, Las Vegas and Florida -- certainly have their appeal, savvy travelers looking for an experience (and a deal or two) should look east to Europe.

WATCH: Glamorous Opening Of Berlin International Film Festival

Arne Schmidt and Claudia Hirschberger | Posted 04.14.2012 | Travel
Arne Schmidt and Claudia Hirschberger

The Berlin International Film Festival opened on Thursday night, and international film stars like Christopher Lee, Diane Kruger and Jake Gyllenhaal graced the red carpet.

PHOTOS: Europe On Ice

Posted 02.07.2012 | Travel

The cold snap currently freezing Europe in its tracks -- halting commutes, breaking dams and leaving many stuck at home -- has continued its drive wes...

LGBT Advocates Fear 11-Year-Old Transgender Girl Will Be Institutionalized By Her Father

Posted 01.31.2012 | Gay Voices

International lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights activists are expressing concern over reports that an 11-year-old German transgende...

Wannsee at 70: The Lessons of Hatred Endure

Abraham H. Foxman | Posted 03.19.2012 | World
Abraham H. Foxman

As we commemorate the anniversary of the Wannsee Conference, that infamous meeting where the Nazis formally adopted the "Final Solution", let us focus on what was unique about the Holocaust amid the other atrocities of the modern era.

What Do You Get When You Do A Blank Google Image Search?

Posted 01.17.2012 | Arts

The new Google search feature lets users begin a Google search by using an image. But what happens when that image is blank? Berlin artist Sebastia...

Dress Me Up with Something Fierce

Myrdith Leon Mccormack | Posted 03.14.2012 | Black Voices
Myrdith Leon Mccormack

Fashion is more than the fancy frocks one puts on to avoid walking around in one's birthday suit. It provides untold creative freedom for one's soul, the ability to produce a garment for which the body can serve as a canvas, is beyond creative.

PHOTOS: You Won't Believe What This Art Is Made Of...

Posted 01.11.2012 | Arts

Wim Botha is more like a mad scientist than a sculptor. He revives materials that were stale in their connotations, visually latent from overexposure,...

Review: Chloe Aridjis's Experimental Novel of Berlin: Hitler, the German Past, and the Invisible Memories of a World City

Anis Shivani | Posted 02.29.2012 | Books
Anis Shivani

Few cities have as many layers of history reflected in their streets, recreational places, monuments, plazas, shopping areas, parks, museums, and other public spaces as Berlin. In Book of Clouds, Chloe Aridjis make its historical meanings central to her tale.

Friday Photo: What's Old Is New

Kirsten Alana | Posted 02.29.2012 | Travel
Kirsten Alana

Where are you kissing the old goodbye and waving hello to the new?

WATCH: A Unique Video Perspective On Berlin

Arne Schmidt and Claudia Hirschberger | Posted 02.18.2012 | Travel
Arne Schmidt and Claudia Hirschberger

Equipped with a GoPro camera -- the small HD recorder usually reserved for action sports -- we explored a variety of neighborhoods in Berlin to make this short film about "urban motion." 2011-12-19-berlinride300cm121911.jpg

Man Dressed As Santa Drugs 15-Year-Old At Christmas Market

AP | Posted 02.11.2012 | World

BERLIN (AP) - A man dressed as Santa drugged a 15-year-old girl at a Berlin Christmas market over the weekend - the latest such attack that has seen h...