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Dresden: Place in Saxony, Germany
Dresden is the capital city of the German state of Saxony, and with around 550,000 inhabitants, the state's second most populous city after Leipzig. It is the 12th most populous city of Germany, the fourth largest by area after Berlin, Hamburg and Cologne, as well as the third most populous city in the area of former East Germany, after (East) Berlin and Leipzig. Dresden is contiguous with Freital, Pirna, Radebeul, Meissen and Coswig, and its urban area has around 780,000 inhabitants, making it the largest in Saxony.


German far-right reopens trauma of Dresden bombing

german far-right reopens trauma of dresden bombing
Germany was yesterday to mark 75 years since the destruction of Dresden in World War II, with the far-right seeking to inflate victim numbers and play down Nazi war crimes. German President..
WorldNews - Published

German president warns of racist 'poison' at Dresden WW2 bombing ceremony

President Frank-Walter Steinmeier told Germans they must reject racism and anti-Semitism at a commemoration of the 75th anniversary of Allied bombing raids on Dresden, which killed 25,000 people near..
Reuters - Published

WW2 bombing commemorated in far-right stronghold Dresden

Germans on Thursday commemorate 75 years since Allied bombing raids on Dresden killed 25,000 people just three months before the end of World War Two in an operation that still fuels the surging..
Reuters - Published

Today in History for February 13th

Highlights of this day in history: Bruno Richard Hauptmann convicted in the Lindbergh baby kidnap-murder; The World War II bombing of Dresden begins; Konstantin Chernenko becomes Soviet leader; Peter.. - Published

Germany marks 75th anniversary of Dresden bombing as far-right seeks to downplay Nazi crimes

Germany will mark 75 years since the destruction of Dresden in World War II on Thursday, with the far right seeking to inflate victim numbers and play down Nazi crimes.
France 24 - Published

Dresden: The World War II bombing 75 years on, in pictures

A firestorm caused by Allied bombers destroyed the historic centre of Dresden in February 1945.
BBC News - Published

Burglars ransack Berlin’s Stasi museum one week after Dresden hit by biggest jewel heist since WWII

burglars ransack berlin’s stasi museum one week after dresden hit by biggest jewel heist since wwii
A museum in Berlin on the notorious East German police fell victim to a brazen robbery just a week after thieves stole priceless artifacts from Dresden’s Green Vault. This time, the criminals also..
WorldNews - Published

Baffled German police offer reward to help solve jewellery heist

baffled german police offer reward to help solve jewellery heist
BERLIN (Reuters) - German police offered a reward of half a million euros on Thursday for clues that would help them find mystery robbers who smashed their way into a Dresden museum and made off with a..
WorldNews - Published Also reported by •Reuters

How the Dresden museum heist unfolded

German police are searching for what’s being called a priceless set of stolen jewels. Surveillance video shows thieves breaking into the 500-year-old royal castle of Dresden Monday, where inside its..
CBS News - Published

Priceless items stolen from Dresden museum

Thieves have raided Dresden's Green Vault, one of the world's oldest museums containing priceless treasures and jewels, German officials said on Monday. (Nov. 25) - Published

Dresden thieves stole jewelry of 'immeasurable' value: officials

Thieves who robbed an east German museum in the early hours of Monday stole three "priceless" ensembles of early 18th century jewelry in diamond, ruby and emerald, Dresden police and museum officials..
Reuters - Published

Thieves grab jewels, treasures worth 'up to a billion euros' in Dresden

thieves grab jewels, treasures worth 'up to a billion euros' in dresden
Thieves grabbed jewels and other treasures worth up to a billion euros from an eastern German museum in the early hours of Monday, Bild newspaper reported. The intruders cut the electricity supply in..
WorldNews - Published Also reported by •Reuters

German teens probed for singing anti-Semitic songs after visiting notorious Nazi death camp

german teens probed for singing anti-semitic songs after visiting notorious nazi death camp
A school trip to the Buchenwald death camp had little impact on a bunch of German teens who saw nothing wrong with playing and singing anti-Semitic songs at a place where over 56,000 prisoners perished..
WorldNews - Published

German city declares "Nazi emergency"

Dresden is the capital of Saxony, which is considered a stronghold of the far-right movement
CBS News - Published Also reported by •WorldNewsBBC News

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