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Gunshots Fired Near Pope's Mass in Germany

AP | VICTOR L. SIMPSON | Posted 11.24.2011 | World

FREIBURG, Germany — Pope Benedict XVI called Saturday for a common front with Orthodox Christians to defend traditional church values, warning o...

WATCH: Troy Davis Inspires Poignant Art Piece

Posted 11.23.2011 | Arts

Following the controversial execution of Troy Davis, a 2010 art piece that depicted Davis as an inmate has gained new meaning. The piece is a collabor...

Pope Prepares to Meet Gay, Divorced And Lutheran German Leadership

AP | By MELISSA EDDY | Posted 11.20.2011 | World

BERLIN -- When Benedict XVI arrives in Berlin this week, he will be greeted in his homeland by a Lutheran chancellor, a gay mayor and a divorced, rema...

WATCH: Big Hands Emerge From European Streets

Posted 11.19.2011 | Travel

Visitors to a handful of major European cities have been left scratching their heads over the sight a 20-foot tall white hands. Are they part of a mas...

Berlin's 'Palace Of Tears' Reopens As Museum

Posted 11.15.2011 | Travel

The Berlin passport and customs office known during the Cold War as the “Palace of Tears” was reopened this week by Chancellor Angela Merkel as a ...

WATCH: 'Panzer' Gives A Sonic Assault

VernissageTV | Posted 11.11.2011 | Arts
VernissageTV

Berlin-based artist Nik Nowak likes to rock his audience with strange looking mobile sound systems that emit bass-driven electronic music. His creatio...

Merkel Debuts New Berlin Wall Memorial

AP | Posted 11.14.2011 | World

BERLIN -- Chancellor Angela Merkel has opened a permanent exhibition on Germany's Cold War past at what was once one of East Berlin's busiest border c...

Colossal Interactive Structures In 'Cloud Cities'

VernissageTV | Posted 11.11.2011 | Arts
VernissageTV

Tomás Saraceno's work received broader attention in 2009 when he filled the main hall of the Padiglione Centrale in the Giardini at the 53rd Venice A...

Artists Take Back Abandoned Amusement Park In Berlin

Turnstyle | Posted 11.09.2011 | Arts
Turnstyle

Originally published on Turnstylenews.com, a digital information service surfacing emerging stories in news, entertainment, art and culture; powered ...

The Music and Mayhem of Atari Teenage Riot: An Interview with Alec Empire (Plus Free MP3!)

Tim Mohr | Posted 11.08.2011 | Entertainment
Tim Mohr

Atari Teenage Riot -- Berlin's loudest, most strident, and most influential band -- kicked off a US tour this week.

PHOTOS: Germany's Nazi-Built Airport Gets New Eco-Friendly Purpose

Posted 10.29.2011 | World

One of Europe's oldest and airports is getting a new lease on life as the home of one of the continent's most unusual urban gardens. As the AFP is...

Leonardo Da Vinci 'Lady With An Ermine' Comes To Berlin

AP | By KIRSTEN GRIESHABER | Posted 10.24.2011 | Arts

BERLIN -- A new exhibition in Berlin of early Italian Renaissance portraits brings together for the first time key works from museums around the world...

WATCH: Berlin Experiences Surge Of Mysterious Arson Attacks On Cars

AP | Posted 10.24.2011 | World

BERLIN (AP) -- Berlin police say a new spate of arson attacks on cars in the German capital is continuing into a second week despite their efforts to ...

PHOTOS: Berlin's Beach Blanket Blitzkrieg

Posted 10.24.2011 | Travel

Kiki Blofeld created her popular Berlin beach bar as an act of penance for the evils perpetuated by her uncle, Ernst Stavro Blofeld, who spent decades...

Crazy Stuff We Did During Summer Vacation

Fathom | Posted 10.21.2011 | Travel
Fathom

These tales of adventure instantly transport us from our cubicle to the age of exploration.

PHOTOS: Cold War Spy Photos Featured In German Exhibition

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 10.18.2011 | World

Though these images look as if they could have taken from the set of an upcoming James Bond film, they actually represent something disturbingly more ...

Graffiti Cities Around The World

Black Tomato | Posted 10.16.2011 | Travel
Black Tomato

One of the best ways to really understand a culture is through its art, but what happens when the galleries are closed?

PHOTOS: Berlin Wall Photographer Looks Back On Anniversary

Posted 10.12.2011 | World

BERLIN (AP) — Fifty years after his pictures of the Berlin Wall going up were published around the globe, former AP photographer Peter Hillebrecht s...

A Student's Guide to Backpacking: Berlin

Michael Yarbrough | Posted 10.04.2011 | Travel
Michael Yarbrough

Berlin had a busy century. The city saw the end of an empire, two World Wars, the rise and fall of "The Wall" and - more recently - great artistic migration and widespread gentrification.

German History on the Road with AOL Autos' David Kiley

The Huffington Post | David Kiley | Posted 10.02.2011 | Travel

AOL Autos Editor-In-Chief David Kiley took off on a road trip in Europe to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Jeep and explore family history connected...

Conflicting Statements On Euro Zone Deal Unsettle Markets

Posted 09.26.2011 | Business

(Paul Taylor) - Contrasting statements by euro zone politicians to domestic audiences have underlined the fragility of last week's deal to rescue ...

Germany Observes Unusual Hitler Anniversary

AP | Posted 09.19.2011 | World

BERLIN -- Germany is holding ceremonies around the country to mark the anniversary of the failed 1944 attempt to assassinate Adolf Hitler. The speake...

WATCH: Cars Paint Street In Berlin For Art Project

Posted 09.14.2011 | Arts

Guerilla artists IEPE & the anonymous crew took painting the town literally when they initiated the public art project "Painting Reality." The project...

Street Artist Creates Device To Paint Graffiti On Passing Trains

Posted 09.12.2011 | Arts

Berlin-based street artist Dtagno has created a way to paint trains as they pass. His Morphogenetic Field Device Little Boy is a vertical pole with 22...

Your Foreign Language Skills Aren't Perfect? Lighten Up.

Lev Raphael | Posted 09.07.2011 | Travel
Lev Raphael

Nobody's going to test you over there. The key thing is, can you communicate?