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Berlin: Capital of Germany
Berlin is the capital and largest city of Germany by both area and population. Its 3,748,148 (2018) inhabitants make it the second most populous city proper of the European Union after London. The city is one of Germany's 16 federal states. It is surrounded by the state of Brandenburg, and contiguous with its capital, Potsdam. The two cities are at the center of the Berlin-Brandenburg capital region, which is, with about six million inhabitants and an area of more than 30,000 km², Germany's third-largest metropolitan region after the Rhine-Ruhr and Rhine-Main regions.

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Emissions trading systems cover 8 pct of global greenhouse gas emissions: report

emissions trading systems cover 8 pct of global greenhouse gas emissions: report
BERLIN, March 19 (Xinhua) -- Eight percent of global greenhouse gas emissions are covered by an emissions trading system (ETS), according to a report of the International Carbon Action Partnership..
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Germany auctions frequencies for ultra-fast 5G networks

germany auctions frequencies for ultra-fast 5g networks
BERLIN (AP) — Germany began auctioning frequencies for the future super-fast 5G network on Tuesday, amid frustration over conditions imposed by authorities and questions over whether China’s Huawei..
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Videos for Berlin

Berlin marks Equal Pay Day with symbolic 21 percent reductions for women [Video]Berlin marks Equal Pay Day with symbolic 21 percent reductions for women

A number of businesses in Berlin are offering women a 21 percent discount on goods and services to mark Equal Pay Day and call attention to one of the highest gender pay gaps in Europe. Megan Revell..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:03Published

Mind the Pay Gap: Berlin public transit gives 21% discount to women today to raise pay gap awareness [Video]Mind the Pay Gap: Berlin public transit gives 21% discount to women today to raise pay gap awareness

'Mind the Pay Gap': Berlin public transit gives 21% discount to women today to raise pay gap awareness

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:46Published

Thousands of students join global climate strike [Video]Thousands of students join global climate strike

From Sydney to London, thousands of school students walked out of classes on Friday in a global student strike to protest against government inaction on climate change. Megan Revell reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:25Published

Berlin zoo proudly shows off polar bear cub [Video]Berlin zoo proudly shows off polar bear cub

A baby polar cub showed off her swimming skills to the delight of visitors at the Berlin Tierpark. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:14Published

Shares in Deutsche, Commerzbank rise on merger speculation [Video]Shares in Deutsche, Commerzbank rise on merger speculation

Markets welcomed the prospect of a merger between Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank on Monday with shares in both lenders trading higher following reports that Germany's largest banks are exploring the..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:30Published

It's 'too early to say' London HIV patient is 'cured' [Video]It's 'too early to say' London HIV patient is 'cured'

Ravindra Gupta, a professor and HIV biologist who co-led a team of doctors treating an HIV-positive man in Britain that has become the second known adult to be cleared of the AIDS virus, cautions 'it's..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:19Published

Brexit & A Legal Challenge From Germany [Video]Brexit & A Legal Challenge From Germany

According to Reuters, Britain could face an EU legal challenge if it seeks to delay Brexit because of the impact on EU legislative elections, a legal opinion produced for Germany’s Bundestag said,..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:46Published

Trump tariffs and a no-deal Brexit could push Germany into recession [Video]Trump tariffs and a no-deal Brexit could push Germany into recession

Germany narrowly avoided a recession last year, but looming US-import tariffs and a no-deal Brexit could destabilize Europe's biggest economy. Matt Larotonda reports

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A Berlin zoo shows off its baby polar bear. The 12-week-old bear is making hearts melt at Tierpark Zoo. Already right at home, her sex was only determined a week ago.

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Pence Presses Merkel Over Nordstream, Iran Deal [Video]Pence Presses Merkel Over Nordstream, Iran Deal

According to Reuters, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday told German Chancellor Angela Merkel that Europe and the United States need to stand together against Iran. Pence also reiterated..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

Charlotte Rampling gets Honorary Golden Bear for lifetime achievement [Video]Charlotte Rampling gets Honorary Golden Bear for lifetime achievement

The thrilled British actress jokes that she is going to unite her Berlinale 2015 Silver Bear with her new Golden Bear, so they can "box together". Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:19Published

Walmart Use In Store Wedding To Advertise Job Opening [Video]Walmart Use In Store Wedding To Advertise Job Opening

A Walmart in Berlin posted a Facebook video of a wedding ceremony between two staff members in the store. Alongside the video the caption said, “Join our winning team here in Berlin and maybe..

Credit: Newsweek     Duration: 00:49Published

Zhang Yimou's Cultural Revolution film pulled from Berlin festival [Video]Zhang Yimou's Cultural Revolution film pulled from Berlin festival

The Berlin Film Festival has canceled the world premiere of Chinese director Zhang Yimou’s new film, citing technical difficulties and declining to comment on speculation about censorship.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:48Published

Lufthansa Sues Passenger For Booking Two Flights [Video]Lufthansa Sues Passenger For Booking Two Flights

According to Business Insider, Lufthansa sued a passenger for a flight booking practice. The German air carrier sued the passenger for booking a layover flight between Oslo and Seattle, who exited the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published

Ranveer Singh raps on red carpet in Berlin [Video]Ranveer Singh raps on red carpet in Berlin

Indian superstars Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt attend the world premiere of their new film "Gully Boy" which puts the spotlight on India's hip-hop scene. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:58Published

Juliette Binoche and Dieter Kosslick open 69th Berlinale [Video]Juliette Binoche and Dieter Kosslick open 69th Berlinale

The French actress and jury president joined the outgoing festival director to officially declare the Berlin film festival as open at a gala ceremony. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:17Published

EU policy under fire after rail merger blocked [Video]EU policy under fire after rail merger blocked

Siemens and Alstom's plan to create a European rail champion collapsed on Wednesday after EU antitrust regulators rejected the deal, saying that it would have hurt competition and led to higher prices..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:38Published

Robot fossil recreates walk of ancient animal [Video]Robot fossil recreates walk of ancient animal

Using the fossil of a 300-million-year-old animal, scientists from EPFL and Humboldt University of Berlin developed a method to identify the most likely gaits of extinct animals and built a robot to..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:36Published

Germany Pressures Venezuela [Video]Germany Pressures Venezuela

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas speaks as he arrives at the informal meeting of the European Union foreign ministers in Bucharest, Romania, January 31, 2019. Inquam Photos/Octav Ganea via REUTERS..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:40Published

Berlin exhibition brings unseen Westeros to Game of Thrones fans [Video]Berlin exhibition brings unseen Westeros to Game of Thrones fans

The exhibition, put together by a 40-strong team of artists who worked on the painting sets for the HBO series, is free to visit until January 29 in an abandoned electric transformer station in the..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:10Published

Merkel& Barnier To Discuss Brexit Deadlock [Video]Merkel& Barnier To Discuss Brexit Deadlock

Chancellor Angela Merkel will hold talks with the EU’s Michel Barnier in Berlin on Thursday, a German government spokeswoman said, adding that a postponement of Brexit could be discussed only if..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

 

Germany's Merkel ready to fight to last minute for orderly Brexit

germany's merkel ready to fight to last minute for orderly brexit
BERLIN, March 19 (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday she would fight for an orderly Brexit right up until Britain's planned departure from the European Union on March 29...
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Man tried smuggling 3 Moroccan tortoises disguised as chocolates through Berlin airport

A German man tried smuggling three Moroccan tortoises through Schnefeld Airport in Berlin by telling custom officers they were "chocolates."
USATODAY.com - Published

AP Top Stories March 15 P

Here's the latest for Friday March 15th: Outrage across the globe after a mosque shooting leaves dozens dead; President Trump signs his first veto; Students around the world protest global warming; A..
USATODAY.com - Published

World must keep lethal weapons under human control, Germany says

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's foreign minister on Friday called for urgent efforts to ensure that humans remained in control of lethal weapons, as a step towards banning "killer robots". Heiko..
Firstpost - Published

Ford to cut more than 5,000 jobs in Germany, others in UK

ford to cut more than 5,000 jobs in germany, others in uk
BERLIN, March 15 (Reuters) - U.S. automaker Ford plans to cut more than 5,000 jobs in Germany and will reduce its workforce in Britain as well as it seeks to return to profit in Europe, the company..
WorldNews - Published

Baby polar bear takes first steps at Berlin zoo

baby polar bear takes first steps at berlin zoo
A baby polar bear takes its first steps in front of the press at Berlin zoo accompanied by her mother.
BBC News - Published

Berlin zoo shows off new polar bear cub

berlin zoo shows off new polar bear cub
BERLIN (AP) — The Berlin Tierpark zoo is showing off its new polar bear cub, a three-month-old with a cuteness and playfulness that could make her the German capital’s next animal...
WorldNews - Published

Spotify CEO Compares Apple App Store Rules to Playing Ping-Pong Blindfolded

spotify ceo compares apple app store rules to playing ping-pong blindfolded
Daniel Ek spoke in Berlin, Germany a day after the music streaming giant had filed an anti-competition complaint against Apple with the European Commission, the regulatory body of the European Union...
WorldNews - Published

Former East German Stasi files to live on in federal archive

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany is to merge the 111 kilometres (69 miles) of files meticulously collected by the loathed Communist East German secret police with its national archive to help preserve them..
Firstpost - Published

Germany's Scholz criticised by senior conservative over role in Deutsche merger talks

germany's scholz criticised by senior conservative over role in deutsche merger talks
BERLIN, March 13 (Reuters) - German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz has faced calls from a conservative ally to clarify his role in talks about a possible merger between Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank,..
WorldNews - Published

Berlin transit agency offers women's discount on Equal Pay Day

Berlin's BVG transit authority said it will offer women a 21 percent discount on Monday to mark Equal Pay Day and call attention to one of the highest gender pay gaps in Europe.
Reuters - Published

Germany asserts independence after U.S. warning on Huawei

Germany will define its own security standards for a new 5G mobile network, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday, after Washington said it would scale back data-sharing with Berlin if China's..
Reuters - Published

US Warns Allies It Could Limit Data Sharing If They Use Huawei For 5G Networks

us warns allies it could limit data sharing if they use huawei for 5g networks
The United States Embassy in Berlin said the use of untrusted vendors by Germany and other allies in their 5G mobile networks could put future sharing of intelligence by the U.S. government in jeopardy..
WorldNews - Published

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