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Netflix Begins Production on Part-Yiddish Series ‘Unorthodox’

Netflix has announced the start of production on its Yiddish- and English-language German series “Unorthodox,” which is shooting in Berlin. The streaming giant is partnering with “Deutschland 83” creator Anna Winger on the original four-part miniseries which will be directed by “Deutschland 83” and “Deutschland 86” star Maria Schrader. Based on a novel by Deborah […]
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Vigil at start of trial for German man who killed ex-wife

BERLIN (AP) — Women’s rights activists in Germany have staged a vigil for a woman slain by her ex-husband last year amid anger that he isn’t tried for murder. Members of a Hamburg women’s shelter remembered the 42-year-old victim, a mother of four, outside the city’s regional court where Marc H. went on trial Tuesday. […]
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Austrian chancellor set to face confidence vote next week

BERLIN (AP) — Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is expected to face a no-confidence vote in parliament next week after his governing coalition collapsed over a corruption scandal. Speaker Wolfgang Sobotka, a member of Kurz’s conservative People’s Party, set a special session of the legislature for Monday. The Austria Press Agency reported Tuesday that opposition parties […]
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Heavy rainfall in Germany causes flooding, leaves 1 dead

BERLIN (AP) — Heavy rainfall in Germany has caused widespread flooding, particularly in the south, leaving one person dead. Police in Bavaria said Tuesday that a 44-year-old driver died after losing control of his vehicle on a wet road near the town of Aurach late Monday and crashing into a forest. German news agency dpa […]
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German Holocaust archive puts millions of documents online

BERLIN (AP) — The International Tracing Service in Germany has uploaded more than 13 million documents from Nazi concentration camps, including prisoner cards and death notices, to help Holocaust researchers and others investigate the fate of victims. Established by the Western Allies in the final days of World War II and initially run by the […]
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Germany relinquishing thousands of Kafka confidant’s papers

BERLIN (AP) — German authorities are handing over to Israel a trove of 5,000 documents kept by a confidant of Franz Kafka. The papers include a postcard from Kafka from 1910 and personal documents kept by Max Brod, which experts say provide a window into Europe’s literary and cultural scene in the early 20th century. […]
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Chinese Director Diao Yinan Drills Down on ‘The Wild Goose Lake’

Diao Yinan is the only Chinese director with a film in the main competition this year at Cannes. He’s already a known entity on the arthouse circuit having won the Golden Bear in Berlin in 2014 for his hardscrabble coal-blackened detective thriller “Black Coal, Thin Ice.” Now he makes the leap to the Croisette with […]
Tags: Asia, News, Berlin, Global, Cannes film festival, Cannes, Diao Yinan, Wild Goose Lake, Diao Yinan Drills Down

F1 champion and aviation entrepreneur Niki Lauda dies at 70

BERLIN (AP) — Three-time Formula One world champion Niki Lauda, who won two of his titles after a horrific crash that left him with serious burns and went on to become a prominent figure in the aviation industry, has died. He was 70. The Austria Press Agency reported that Lauda’s family said in a statement […]
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The award-winning post-punk musical cabaret comedy sensations are coming back to Byron Theatre!

Fans of Spinal Tap and Flight of the Conchords, say “Hallo!” to your new favourite band: Otto & Astrid are Die Roten Punkte (‘The Red Dots’). Orphaned as kids, the brother and sister duo found shelter in a Berlin squat and never rockin’ well looked back. Eurosmash! packs the best and worst of Eurovision into one night of warped and riotous entertainment. In this, Otto and Astrid’s latest show, the dysfunctional siblings are ready for mainstream chart success. It’s a tough choice between dancing ...
Tags: Travel, News, Berlin, Culture, Canada, Otto, Byron Bay, Conchords, Astrid, Byron Theatre, Otto Astrid, Roten Punkte, Herald Sun Melbourne, Broadway Baby Brighton UK

Samuel Goldwyn Takes North America on Latido-Sold ‘This Is Not Berlin’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Samuel Goldwyn Films has acquired North American rights to Hari Sama’s semi-autobiographical “This Is Not Berlin,” it announced at the Cannes Film Market. The deal was negotiated between Samuel Goldwyn Films’ Meg Longo, and Jason Ishikawa and Shane Riley from Cinetic Media on behalf of Madrid’s Latido films, which handles international sales. Sama co-wrote the […]
Tags: News, Berlin, Global, North America, Madrid, Samuel Goldwyn, Sama, Shane Riley, Cinetic Media, Hari Sama, This Is Not Berlin, Meg Longo, Jason Ishikawa

Album Review: Rammstein’s ‘Rammstein’

As far as “Neue Deutsche Härte” bands from Berlin go, Rammstein is the Euro-everyman’s favorite go-to gear-grinding sextet, together with the same membership for 25 years — although their new album, the group’s first in a decade, marks the first time they’ve gotten round to an eponymous album. Taking after a name defined (in German […]
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Climate change becoming key issue in German elections

CNN's Atika Shubert reports from Berlin as climate change becomes an increasingly large factor in Germany's politics.
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German far-right rules digital campaign for Europe election

BERLIN (AP) — The best polls put the far-right Alternative for Germany at less than 15 percent of the vote one week before European elections . But with their relentless Facebook messages, tweets and other social media posts, they’re dominating the other parties online. Like other right-wing parties in Europe, the party known as AfD […]
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German parliament denounces Israel boycott movement

BERLIN (AP) — German lawmakers have approved a resolution denouncing the Boycott, Divest and Sanctions movement against Israel and describing its methods as anti-Semitic. The motion that passed Friday was filed by the country’s three governing parties, along with two mainstream opposition parties. It vowed not to financially support any projects that call for a […]
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Austrian leader: EU needs new treaty to enforce its rules

BERLIN (AP) — Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz says the European Union needs a new treaty that would ensure punishment for countries that break its rules. Kurz made his call in an op-ed Friday for Germany’s daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. The conservative Kurz, who has led Austria in a coalition with the far-right Freedom Party since […]
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2 men charged in years of sex abuses at German campsite

BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say they have charged two men for allegedly being involved in sexually abusing children at a campsite for years. Detmold prosecutors said Friday that a 56-year-old suspect identified only as AV was charged with nearly 300 offenses, including 226 counts of sexually assaulting 10 different children. Prosecutors say the assaults […]
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Despite title chances, Bayern coach Kovac’s future uncertain

BERLIN (AP) — Despite leading Bayern Munich to the verge of two titles, Niko Kovac’s future as coach remains up in the air. Bayern can clinch the Bundesliga title at home against Eintracht Frankfurt — Kovac’s former team — on Saturday, one week before the team’s German Cup final against Leipzig in Berlin. But with […]
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Hertha Berlin bidding farewell to Pal Dardai after 23 years

BERLIN (AP) — Hertha Berlin’s long link with Pal Dardai will end on Saturday when he leads the team from the sidelines for the last time. Hertha will also bid adieu to three players and two assistant coaches against Bayer Leverkusen, but Dardai – who is making way for under-23 coach Ante Covic – will […]
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Berlin protest highlights plight of migrants in Med.

BERLIN (AP) — Activists in Berlin have added a life vest to the German capital’s well-known “Molecule Man” statue to raise awareness of the perilous plight of migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean into Europe. Protesters climbed the 100-foot tall artwork, which towers out of the Spree river in downtown Berlin, to adorn the statue […]
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Kino Lorber Nabs North America to Berlin Winner ‘Synonyms’

Kino Lorber has acquired North American rights to Nadav Lapid’s feature drama “Synonyms,” which had its world premiere at the 69th Berlin International Film Festival earlier this year and won the top prize Golden Bear for best film. “Synonyms,” co-produced by director Maren Ade (“Toni Erdmann”) amongst others, is loosely based on Lapid’s own experience […]
Tags: News, Berlin, Global, North America, Lapid, Kino, Kino Lorber, Nadav Lapid, Synonyms, Maren Ade Toni Erdmann

German police search for killer of 20 guinea pigs

BERLIN (AP) — Police say 20 guinea pigs have been killed in the northern German town of Goslar. The German news agency dpa reported Thursday that the animals were taken out of their cage in one of a group of small gardens, and their necks were broken. Goslar police said the killings happened between Tuesday […]
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Dortmund hopes for ‘small miracle’ to take title from Bayern

BERLIN (AP) — Despite needing a “small miracle” to win the Bundesliga title on the final day of the season, Borussia Dortmund already has its celebration party planned. Bayern Munich, which leads Dortmund by two points and has a huge advantage on goal difference, is favored to win its record-extending seventh straight title on Saturday. […]
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German submarine inspected for damage after mishap in Norway

BERLIN (AP) — The German Defense Ministry says experts are assessing whether any serious damage was done to one of its submarines after its rudder touched the ground as it was leaving a Norwegian harbor. The ministry said Thursday that divers have taken photos of the ship’s rudder and it shows no visible signs of […]
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Austrian lawmakers approve elementary school headscarf ban

BERLIN (AP) — Austrian lawmakers have approved plans to ban girls in elementary schools from wearing headscarves, a move that would add to existing restrictions on veils. The Austria Press Agency reported that lawmakers from the governing coalition of Chancellor Sebastian Kurz’s conservative People’s Party and the anti-migration Freedom Party supported the measure late Wednesday. […]
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Germany’s Merkel welcomes European unity over Iran

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Europe needs to “reposition” itself in a changing world and is welcoming EU powers’ unity over Iran, a contrast with their deep divisions over the Iraq war 16 years ago. Merkel said in an interview with Germany’s daily Sueddeutsche Zeitung published Wednesday that Europe needs “forward-looking” arguments […]
Tags: Europe, News, Germany, Angela Merkel, Iraq, Berlin, Eu, Iran, Ap, Nation, Merkel, Sueddeutsche Zeitung

German police recover valuable Ferrari, search for thief

BERLIN (AP) — German police have recovered a valuable 1980s Ferrari stolen during a test drive and are searching for the man believed to have sped off with the car while posing as a would-be buyer. The red Ferrari 288 GTO, first registered in 1985, is believed to be worth more than 2 million euros […]
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Germany to introduce minimum wage for apprentices

BERLIN (AP) — Germany is introducing a minimum wage for apprentices, a move likely to raise the income of tens of thousands of young people. Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Cabinet on Wednesday approved draft legislation that will see minimum pay for apprentices of 515 euros ($578) per month introduced next year. It will rise annually. News […]
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Germany: 5 charged with trafficking, prostituting Thai women

BERLIN (AP) — Prosecutors have charged five people with trafficking Thai women to Germany and forcing them to work in a nationwide network of brothels. Frankfurt prosecutor Alexander Badle said Wednesday that four Thai women aged 49, 51, 53 and 60 were charged with trafficking transsexuals and women to Germany. A 60-year-old German man was […]
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Consumers help German economy to rebound in Q1

BERLIN (AP) — Official figures show that the German economy returned to growth in the first quarter of 2019 on the back of solid consumer spending and a construction boom in Europe’s largest economy. The Federal Statistical Office reported Wednesday that the country’s economy grew by 0.4% in the first quarter from the previous three-month […]
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Angela Merkel Fan Damages Chancellor’s Plane During Photo Attempt

The German air force confirmed Merkel returned to Berlin by helicopter Monday after her plane was damaged by a vehicle.
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