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German Of The Day: Hauptverkehrszeit

You know, the peak hour? The highpoint? Not to be confused with other kinds of public Verkehr (traffic) out there, however.

It usually takes place in the Berlin subway around… 59 more words

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Russia Passing Less Gas Than Usual

To Europe, I mean. Do to a “technical disturbance,” it seems. Some 20 to 24 percent less natural gas than agreed to. All of a sudden-like. 56 more words

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Germans Aren't Scaredy-Cats

They’re Fear Rabbits (Angsthasen).

And what’s the number one angst in Germany these days? Ukraine? Ebola? Nope. Money. Money, the environment and health, in that order. 41 more words

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"If I Want, I Will Take Poland In Two Weeks"

Oops. I meant Kiev, of course

On September 1, 1939, the German army under Adolf Hitler launched an invasion of Poland that triggered the start of World War II. 84 more words

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Algeria

Beautiful German weapon sale of the week.

Because somebody has to admire them.

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The Rise And Fall Of The German-American Volksfest

And fall and fall and fall it has. It’s been falling for at least twenty years now.

They ought to just finally get it over with and… 84 more words

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Is The Party Over?

While Germany has so far led the regional recovery, it is feeling the pain of increasing political tension. The European Union agreed last week on its widest-ranging sanctions yet over Russia’s backing of rebels in eastern Ukraine. 31 more words

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