Berlin ‘Sexist Ad’ Crackdown Bans ‘Smiling’ Women, ‘Rational’ Men from Billboards

21 June 2017, 6:19 am

A pilot implementation of the ban on adverts deemed “degrading” towards women has been tested since 2014 in the Kreuzberg-Friedrichshain district of Berlin, where politicians plan to mainstream the policy. Der Tagesspiegel reports the German capital ...... Read More »

The Holocaust Memorial, Berlin, Germany

20 June 2017, 1:41 pm

The Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe is the official name in English. It’s a beautifully somber sculpture of over 1300 concrete stelae set into an undulating ground of spaced granite pavers set intentionally to make your walking slightly precarious.... Read More »

HOT!! Berlin, Germany to Los Angeles, USA for only €290 roundtrip (London exit possible)

19 June 2017, 9:22 pm

Super cheap flights from Berlin, Germany to Los Angeles, USA for only €290 roundtrip with British Airways and Iberia. On some routes/dates, the flight from Los Angeles to London arrives at Heathrow Airport, however, the next flight from London to ...... Read More »

PHOTOS: The story of the historic Tempelhof Airport in Berlin

18 June 2017, 1:10 am

All of this was done by forced labour. At the end of WWII, the US, British, and Soviet military forces divided and occupied Germany. Berlin, which was also divided into occupation zones, was located far inside Soviet-controlled eastern Germany.... Read More »

Germany set to open its first liberal mosque in Berlin

17 June 2017, 10:46 am

Banning the headwear often worn by females in the Muslim community isn't the only modern-day twist being brought to the Ibn Ruschd-Goethe mosque, which is named after Islamic philosopher Ibn Rushd (Averroes) and iconic German author Johann Wolfgang von ...... Read More »

Burqas Banned and LGBT Muslims Welcome at Germany’s First ‘Liberal’ Mosque

17 June 2017, 3:42 am

Welcome to Germany’s first “liberal” mosque. Dozens of people gathered for Friday prayers—led by a female American imam— at the opening of Ibn-Rushd-Goethe-Mosque in Berlin on Friday, the AP reported. Daily Emails and Alerts- Get the best of ...... Read More »

In Germany, a new ‘feminist’ Islam is hoping to make a mark

16 June 2017, 10:00 pm

BERLIN — Inside the red-brick building that now houses the German capital’s newest and perhaps most unusual mosque, Seyran Ates is staging a feminist revolution of the Muslim faith. “Allahu akbar,” chanted a female voice, uttering the Arabic ...... Read More »

Helmut Kohl, Chancellor Who Reunited Germany, Dies at 87

16 June 2017, 7:38 pm

Helmut Kohl, a towering postwar figure who reunified Germany after 45 years of Cold War antagonism, propelled a deeply held vision of Europe’s integration and earned plaudits from Moscow and Washington for his deft handling of the fall of the Berlin Wall ...... Read More »

Germany opens its first liberal mosque in Berlin

16 June 2017, 8:08 am

BERLIN (AP) — Seyran Ates' vision of a liberal mosque where all Muslims can pray together — women and men, Sunni and Shiite, straight and gay — turned into reality Friday as dozens of people came together in Berlin to inaugurate a new house of prayer.... Read More »

Half of Europeans believe Berlin has too much influence – survey

16 June 2017, 7:39 am

About seven in 10 people across Europe hold a favorable opinion about Germany, even though almost a half of Europeans believe that Berlin has too much influence over the EU decisions, a recent study conducted by the Pew Research Center shows. An average of ...... Read More »

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