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In Germany, voters torn between stability and change

Added: 24.09.2017 8:56 | 0 views | 0 comments

September 24, 2017 8:56 PM
BERLIN (AFP) - Faced with the near-certainty of Chancellor Angela Merkel's re-election, voters in Germany headed to the polls on Sunday (Sept 24) divided between a hankering for stability and a hunger for change.


Berliners to vote on future of city's Tegel Airport

Added: 24.09.2017 6:34 | 0 views | 0 comments

Berliners are being asked to decide on the future of their Tegel Airport, which is due to close when a much-delayed big international airport opens near the German capital.


Athletics: Kipchoge wins rainy Berlin marathon, misses world record

Added: 24.09.2017 6:18 | 0 views | 0 comments

Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge staved off a surprise challenge from Ethiopian debutant Guye Adola to win an enthralling Berlin marathon on Sunday, but missed out on his bid to set a new world record.

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Merkel bids for fourth term as Germans head to the polls

Added: 24.09.2017 2:09 | 0 views | 0 comments

BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel is widely expected to win a fourth term in office as Germans go to the polls — and this election is also likely to see the farthest right-wing party in 60 years, the anti-migrant Alternative for Germany, win seats in parliament. Merkel has campaigned on her record as chancellor [...]


Merkel heads for German poll win, hard-right AfD for first seats

Added: 23.09.2017 22:37 | 0 views | 0 comments

September 24, 2017 10:37 AM
BERLIN (AFP) - Chancellor Angela Merkel is expected to cruise to victory in elections Sunday (Sept 24) but also to face the breakthrough into parliament of hard-right populists for the first time in Germany's post-war history.


In Germany’s ‘Little Istanbul’, winning hearts is key to election

Added: 23.09.2017 10:31 | 0 views | 0 comments

Keupstrasse in Cologne, Western Germany, is one of the country’s most famous Turkish shopping streets. Locals there have been keenly tuning in to the diplomatic crisis between Berlin and Ankara, which has tainted the election campaign.


German plane hijacked to Somalia in 1977 brought back home

Added: 23.09.2017 8:09 | 0 views | 0 comments

BERLIN (AP) — A Lufthansa passenger jet that was hijacked to Somalia 40 years ago at the height of a far-left militant group’s campaign against West German authorities has returned home. The dpa news agency reported Saturday that most parts of the Boeing 737 arrived Saturday in the city of Friedrichshafen, where they will be [...]


Is Tegel Airport To Be Or Not To Be? That Is The Question, For Berlin

Added: 23.09.2017 8:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

On Sunday — the same day as the German national election — Berliners will vote on whether to keep their city airport when a new one opens just south. Tegel Airport has fierce defenders — and critics.


Merkel wants campaign to reach undecided voters in last push

Added: 23.09.2017 6:14 | 0 views | 0 comments

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel handed out coffee to campaign workers in Berlin, urging them to keep up the momentum in the final hours before the country votes. The dpa news agency reports that Merkel told supporters Saturday there were still large numbers of undecided voters and “many make their decision in the [...]


Are Physical Limits All in Our Heads?

Added: 22.09.2017 21:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

The Berlin marathon will test the primacy of mind over body in sports.

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