Kim Dotcom has had light projection on the U.S. Embassy in Berlin with his face and the slogan: "United Stasi of America."
Jul 8 2013, 6:40am CDT
By Jonathan Friedman BERLIN – Governments know that July is generally a time when they can act without garnering much attention from the public or the press, which is more focused on upcoming summer holidays. This year, with the rest country of the country tr ...
Full article at: Forbes
2 days ago, 7:41am CDT
Source: Big Government
From 1957 until the Berlin Wall fell in 1989, the Staatssicherheit--or Stasi--was the most feared and effective intelligence agency, operating as the “sword and shield” and striking fear into the hearts of East Germans. Their omnipresent network of both employees and citizen informants enabled the Stasi to maintain surveillance on one out of every seven people in the East German communist country. By ...
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Jul 3 2014, 7:57am CDT
Source: McClatchy DC
As the Berlin Wall was chipped into souvenirs, what used to be known as West Germany won a World Cup soccer championship. It was to be a last great separat ...
Full article at: McClatchy DC
Jul 2 2014, 4:08pm CDT
Source: New York Post
Just 120 miles south of Berlin, Dresden — the capital of Saxony — was long regarded as one of Germany’s most beautiful cities. Yet in 1945, m ...
Full article at: New York Post
Jun 30 2014, 5:38pm CDT
Source: Asia One
LEIPZIG, Germany - For one year, Greta Taubert renounced our consumer society. Eating, drinking and dressing without spending a cent, the 30-year-old German woman wanted to see what life would be like if the economic system collapsed.The first thing she badly wanted after her 12 months of consumer abstinence? “Tights,” she replied spontaneously, nursing a cappuccino in a cafe in Leipzig, a city in what used to be East Germany.“And toiletries,” she added quickly, pushing aside a str ...
Full article at: Asia One
Jun 25 2014, 1:45am CDT
Source: Forbes Real Time
Three countries have actually lost a game at the group stage but still gone on to lift the trophy. Two host countries, West Germany in 1974 and Argentina four years later, both lost a game but only after they had secured a place in the next round. West Germany lost 1-0 to East Germany in one of the most politically and propaganda charged sporting events of all time. Argentina lost 1-0 ...
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Jun 23 2014, 5:30am CDT
Source: Daily Mail
Ikea has shelled out £100,000 on a warts-and-all look into the dark practice of selling items made in the totalitarian state's penal system after allegations surfaced two years ago. ...
Full article at: Daily Mail
Jun 16 2014, 8:14am CDT
German company Herpa plans to build a new Trabi, based on the legendary East German plastic car.
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Sep 8 2007, 4:00am CDT