All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Germany’

Angela Merkel Calls U.S. Spying Allegation ‘Serious’

Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel said in a news conference in Beijing Monday that if allegations that a German man had been working as a double agent for the U.S. are true, “it would be a serious case.” According to intelligence sources, a 31-year-old employee of Germany’s BND foreign intelligence agency admitted to slipping classified documents to a U.S. contact. …

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Cristiano Ronaldo: Is Starting Him A Big Risk?

People can say whatever negative things they want to about Cristiano Ronaldo, but one thing no one should doubt at this stage of his career is his dedication to football. Ronaldo has grown into a professional and immensely talented football player at Real Madrid. His love of football and competitive spirit has a problematic downside: Ronaldo has a tendency to …

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Google To Present New Approach To Take-Down Requests Soon

Earlier this month, the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled that Google and other search engines must take requests from people for search results to be deleted. Search engines may not actually delete all results requested, but must consider them on a case-by-case basis, which could see them fighting in numerous court battles. Google has already seen thousands …

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Angela Merkel Regrets Rise of Populism in EU

On Sunday, 21 of the 28 member-states of the European Union held votes for seats in the European Parliament, a vote which occurs every five years. The European Parliament is effectively the legislative body of the European Union and is second largest democratically-elected electorate in the world behind India’s Parliament. As such, these elections are one of the most important …

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Netflix To Launch In Six New Countries

Netflix announced on Wednesday that it is readying launches in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France, Belgium, and Luxembourg. We’ve heard about Netflix’s efforts to secure the further expansion of its European operations, and now it’s coming to fruition. Netflix is already available in the UK and Ireland, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, and the Netherlands. The company did not give actual launch …

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Treblinka Camp Secrets: More Proof Holocaust Existed

NBC News tells us of the grim secrets recently found by archaeologists at a Nazi death camp. The findings were also documented by filmmakers and shown Saturday on the Smithsonian television channel. Treblinka is an Eastern Poland Nazi camp that claimed thousands of Jewish citizens in the early 1940s. The camp was destroyed by the Germans in 1943. After the …

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Claudia Schiffer Once Turned Down $1 Million Date with Arab Prince

Claudia Schiffer recently recalled some of the most outlandish moments of her long and successful career in the fashion industry: “The strangest one was an Arab prince. He asked if he could hire me for a dinner for a million pounds. I declined, and some other supermodel took it.” “It’s not all about money,” Schiffer explained. “I just want to …

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Angela Merkel Discusses EU Reform with David Cameron

German Chancellor Angela Merkel made a much-anticipated visit to London on Thursday. The visit included a meeting with British Prime Minister and Conservative Party Leader David Cameron at his official residence in Downing Street, a rare address to both houses of Parliament, and tea with Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace. Merkel’s visit comes as the British Prime Minister finds …

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Mein Kampf Copies Signed By Hitler To Be Auctioned

Now that the Christmas shopping season is over, most people don’t have to constantly worry about getting a gift for that certain someone who just seems to have it all. For those of us who want to get some early shopping in for that person with bizarre tastes that gift cards just won’t satisfy, however, a unique opportunity has poked …

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Anne Frank Literature: 265 Books Destroyed in Tokyo

Since January, a vandal has been making the rounds, ripping pages out of Anne Frank books in libraries across Tokyo, Japan. Police investigators have counted a total of 265 damaged books. One of the most renowned, historical books of the Holocaust victim includes The Diary of a Young Girl, which details a firsthand account of Anne Frank’s experience. Evidence has …

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Aliona Savchenko: Hot Pink “Pink Panther” Bodysuit Steals the Show

Russian duo Tatiana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov may have simultaneously won the gold and set a new world record in the figure skating pairs short program on Tuesday, but we can’t stop talking about Aliona Savchenko’s hot pink body suit. Savchenko and her partner Robin Szolkowy, the figure skating duo from Germany, set their short program ice dance to the …

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Shia LaBeouf Attends Press Conference Wearing Bag

Shia LaBeouf wore a paper bag over his head at a press conference in Germany leaving people wondering what on earth is wrong with the former Disney Channel star. The star, at the Berlin Film Festival promoting his film Nymphomaniac, showed up for the conference and answered just one question before exiting abruptly. He returned a short time later with …

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