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Daily Mail
German passenger jet hijacked by Palestinian terrorists set for museumeuros. It will be restored and then put on display at the Dornier Museum for a
Daily Mail / Posted 17 hours ago
euros. It will be restored and then put on display at the Dornier Museum for aircraft in Friedrichshafen. Pictured: West Germany's employer federation head Hanns-Martin Schleyer holding a sign reading: 'Captive of RAF (Red Army Faction) for... Read more
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TribLIVE
Movie review: Charlize Theron is great, but ‘Atomic Blonde’ fizzlesthe name would suggest. Theron does her best playing Lorraine Broughton, one o
TribLIVE / Posted 18 hours ago
the name would suggest. Theron does her best playing Lorraine Broughton, one of the top agents with MI6. She's sent to West Germany where she must work with Berlin station chief David Percival (James McAvoy), a man who's been undercover so long... Read more
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MLive.com
Airplane hijacked 40 years ago to be returned home to GermanyAssociated Press reports the Lufthansa Boeing 737, hijacked at the height of th
MLive.com / Posted 21 hours ago
Associated Press reports the Lufthansa Boeing 737, hijacked at the height of the Red Army Faction's campaign and against West Germany, will call the Dornier Museum home. The museum focuses on aviation and aerospace and is located in the southern... Read more
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DW
Hijacked 'Landshut' plane returning to Germany |for the Liberation of Palestine - assumed to be working with the Red Army Facti
DW / Posted 22 hours ago
for the Liberation of Palestine - assumed to be working with the Red Army Faction (RAF), a far-left insurgent group in West Germany - hijacked the plane in October, 1977. The hijackers' primary demand was the release of 10 imprisoned RAF... Read more
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express
IRA terrorist confesses to bombing Army base 21 years agosentenced to six and a half years in jail in 2003 by a court in Celle, Germany.
express / Posted yesterday
sentenced to six and a half years in jail in 2003 by a court in Celle, Germany. The IRA conducted several operations in West Germany during its war with the British government, including the murder of an airman and his six month old daughter in... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Northern Ireland actor admits helping to bomb British army base in GermanyCorry made the admission when he appeared yesterday for the first day of his tr
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
Corry made the admission when he appeared yesterday for the first day of his trial at Osnabruck regional court in north-west Germany. The 48-year-old - who once appeared on TV alongside the best-known British actors of the 1990s - admitted he... Read more
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Market Watch
Video replay would’ve canceled out the ‘Hand of God,’ soccer legend Maradona saystoo late, and the first goal has lived in a combination of fame and infamy sinc
Market Watch / Posted yesterday
too late, and the first goal has lived in a combination of fame and infamy since. Argentina went on to beat Belgium and West Germany to win the tournament. FIFA, the sport’s global organizing body, is now testing video-assisted replay in... Read more
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Horse and Hound
21 European championship record breakers you might not believe are trueinvincible between 1981 and 1985. 9. From 1965 until 2005 the only country to
Horse and Hound / Posted 2 days ago
invincible between 1981 and 1985. 9. From 1965 until 2005 the only country to win dressage gold was Germany (earlier West Germany) — a phenomenal 21 championships in a row. The Dutch rewrote the history books with team gold in 2007. 10. Mary... Read more
2d
BBC News
Deported Nepalese teen Bivsi Rana can return to Germanyand brought up in Germany.'Kind student' On the last Monday in May, Bivsi was
BBC News / Posted 2 days ago
and brought up in Germany.'Kind student' On the last Monday in May, Bivsi was in class at school in Duisburg, in north west Germany, when she was told she had to pack her things and leave. That same day she and her family were deported to... Read more
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Daily Star
Brit football fans attacked with TABLES and CHAIRS by thugs at bar in shock videoFootage has emerged of the disgraceful scenes in Dusseldorf, west Germany, wher
Daily Star / Posted 3 days ago
Footage has emerged of the disgraceful scenes in Dusseldorf, west Germany, where fans of the West Midlands club had gathered ahead of matches at the MSV Arena in nearby Duisburg. According to the Birmingham Mail, the supporters were set upon by a... Read more
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Crash.net
What makes the Hungarian Grand Prix special?summer and offered a new opportunity for the sport. Boldly, F1 would travel acr
Crash.net / Posted 4 days ago
summer and offered a new opportunity for the sport. Boldly, F1 would travel across from the iconic Hockenheimring in West Germany to go behind the Iron Curtain to the brand new and untested Hungaroring for the first time in its... Read more
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The Inyo Register
July 23)economist, journalist, and author (d. 1977) 1899 – Gustav Heinemann, German la
The Inyo Register / Posted 5 days ago
economist, journalist, and author (d. 1977) 1899 – Gustav Heinemann, German lawyer and politician, 3rd President of West Germany (d. 1976) 1900 – John Babcock, Canadian-American sergeant (d. 2010) 1901 – Hank Worden, American actor and... Read more
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ABC News
John Heard, Chester Bennington, Martin Landau and other notable people lost so far in 2017Kohl served as Chancellor of Germany from 1982 to 1998, during which time he ov
ABC News / Posted 6 days ago
Kohl served as Chancellor of Germany from 1982 to 1998, during which time he oversaw the reunification of East and West Germany.

German Chancellor Helmut Kohl waves from a tank during a visit to German and British troops in northern... Read more
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Daily Mirror
The best trainers you've never seen - introducing Zeha Berlin (120 years late)they could buy in the drab old German Democratic Republic. When they flooded to
Daily Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
they could buy in the drab old German Democratic Republic. When they flooded to freedom from communist East to capitalist West Germany, they also flooded towards Nike and Puma. And that other great German brand, Adidas; the style from across the... Read more
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News.com.au
Aussie tennis champ Peter Doohan diesand reached No.15 in doubles, winning five titles during his distinguished care
News.com.au / Posted 6 days ago
and reached No.15 in doubles, winning five titles during his distinguished career. Defending champion Boris Becker of West Germany and unseeded Australian tennis player Peter Doohan during their second-round match in the Championships at... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Aussie tennis champ Peter Doohan diesNo.15 in doubles, winning five titles during his distinguished career. media_c
Daily Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
No.15 in doubles, winning five titles during his distinguished career. media_cameraDefending champion Boris Becker of West Germany and unseeded Australian tennis player Peter Doohan during their second-round match in the Championships at... Read more
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6d
Daily Mirror
The best trainers you've never seen - introducing Zeha Berlin (120 years late)they could buy in the drab old German Democratic Republic. When they flooded to
Daily Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
they could buy in the drab old German Democratic Republic. When they flooded to freedom from communist East to capitalist West Germany, they also flooded towards Nike and Puma. And that other great German brand, Adidas; the style from across the... Read more
7d
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Norwich City correspondent Paddy Davitt’s latest video update from the Canaries’ pre-season tour of GermanyNelson Oliveira following the victory at the Willi-Hafer Stadion in Hilbeck, a
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
Nelson Oliveira following the victory at the Willi-Hafer Stadion in Hilbeck, a village to the east of Dortmund, in north-west Germany. Tomorrow Paddy and Paul travel around 80kms north-east to the Schuco-Arena, the home of another German second... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Norwich City correspondent Paddy Davitt’s latest video update from the Canaries’ pre-season tour of GermanyNelson Oliveira following the victory at the Willi-Hafer Stadion in Hilbeck, a
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 7 days ago
Nelson Oliveira following the victory at the Willi-Hafer Stadion in Hilbeck, a village to the east of Dortmund, in north-west Germany. Tomorrow Paddy and Paul travel around 80kms north-east to the Schuco-Arena, the home of another German second... Read more
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8d
Daily Star
Royals in photo ambush as German kids flash shock hand gesture at camerain this situation? Obviously, you send in the Royals” Sueddeutsche Zeitung Oth
Daily Star / Posted 8 days ago
in this situation? Obviously, you send in the Royals” Sueddeutsche Zeitung Other photos from the picturesque city in south-west Germany show locals lined up with Union flags. One overly-enthused fan was snapped in the rain with a home-made sign... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
Big Interview: Thomas Christiansen on why he took the Leeds United job and his first impressionswhere Johan Cruyff was manager, in 1991 was a big break but Christiansen’s best
Yorkshire evening post / Posted 8 days ago
where Johan Cruyff was manager, in 1991 was a big break but Christiansen’s best years were at Vfl Bochum, a club based in west Germany. A forward “who didn’t have the physique but had a nose for being in the right places”, he top-scored in the... Read more
8d
Aljazeera
Rejected asylum: From Karachi to Germany and back againto the stereotype that anti-immigrant sentiment manifests primarily in the form
Aljazeera / Posted 8 days ago
to the stereotype that anti-immigrant sentiment manifests primarily in the former East Germany, "this was West Germany," Theune said. The day after the attack, as dozens of Germans demonstrated outside the scene of the crime in... Read more
8d
The Manila Times
William, Kate take Brexit ‘charm offensive’ to Germanynew Elbphilharmonie concert hall. Britain played a major part in the instituti
The Manila Times / Posted 8 days ago
new Elbphilharmonie concert hall. Britain played a major part in the institutional reconstruction of post-World War II West Germany, helping to craft the Federal Republic’s constitution, known as the Basic Law, in 1949. It also stationed armed... Read more
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8d
EveningTimes Online
NOW YOU KNOW: There was no ban on Jimmy Johnstone during the 1974 World Cup Finalsalthough part of the 1974 World Cup squad Jimmy Johnstone was not selected due
EveningTimes Online / Posted 8 days ago
although part of the 1974 World Cup squad Jimmy Johnstone was not selected due to some misbehaviour in Norway en route to West Germany yet I seem to remember Willie Ormond attempting to introduce him late in the final game against... Read more
8d
Football Australia
Stories of Australia’s World Cup qualification: 1973wasn't until 1965, and it took until 1974 before it made it. And with just 16
Football Australia / Posted 8 days ago
wasn't until 1965, and it took until 1974 before it made it. And with just 16 nations competing at the 1974 World Cup in West Germany, it was an even harder task for our part-time national team players. But they famously wrote their names into... Read more
8d
TribLIVE
NASA ordered destruction of Apollo-era tapes found in Pittsburgh garageAnother dozen tapes appeared to be associated with the Helios-1 mission, a 1974
TribLIVE / Posted 8 days ago
Another dozen tapes appeared to be associated with the Helios-1 mission, a 1974 solar probe built in conjunction with West Germany. Two others were labeled with “Intelsat IV,” a series of communications satellites from the early 1970s. Vice... Read more
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The World Game
Messi, Pirlo and Del Bosque - football's finest facial fuzzwho cares, look at that moustache!Paul Breitner Breitner, alongside a stupendo
The World Game / Posted 9 days ago
who cares, look at that moustache!Paul Breitner Breitner, alongside a stupendous hair and beard combination (as well as 10 West Germany team-mates) was certainly King of Planet Football back in the 1970s. Not content with lifting the European... Read more
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The Hill
A simple fix to encourage bipartisanship in the Housewas a significant factor in Hitler’s rise to power. Aware of this dark history
The Hill / Posted 9 days ago
was a significant factor in Hitler’s rise to power. Aware of this dark history, the founding fathers of post-war West Germany incorporated a subtle but ingenious change to the confidence procedure: Under the German constitution adopted in... Read more
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ESPN FC
Germany great Franz Beckenbauer questioned in corruption probeevidence in a case that threatens his reputation. The former Bayern Munich and
ESPN FC / Posted 9 days ago
evidence in a case that threatens his reputation. The former Bayern Munich and New York Cosmos star captained and coached West Germany to World Cup titles, then organised the 2006 edition. In Germany, the tournament became known as its "Summer... Read more
10d
vitalfootball co uk
Strip tease at Valley Paradeare not as "traditional" as the majority may think. With the black, the colours
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 10 days ago
are not as "traditional" as the majority may think. With the black, the colours of city and even the Bulls do have a very West Germany feel to them whom have produced one of the best kits on the international stage. Now having German owners, could... Read more
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FIFA
Bearzot’s Blues of ’82 in numbersA Seleção had won all seven of their appearances in Europe, including beating E
FIFA / Posted 10 days ago
A Seleção had won all seven of their appearances in Europe, including beating England in London, France in Paris, and West Germany in Stuttgart. 23 fouls is the staggering number Claudio Gentile committed on Argentina dangerman Diego... Read more
11d
FIFA
Behind the World Cup record: Roger MillaGren had held this particular record for over three decades, having scored for
FIFA / Posted 11 days ago
Gren had held this particular record for over three decades, having scored for the hosts in their 3-1 semi-final win over West Germany in 1958 aged 37 years and 236 days. It was remarkable enough that Milla became the first and, to date, only man... Read more
11d
ABC News
Martin Landau, George A. Romero and other notable people lost already in 2017Kohl served as Chancellor of Germany from 1982 to 1998, during which time he ov
ABC News / Posted 11 days ago
Kohl served as Chancellor of Germany from 1982 to 1998, during which time he oversaw the reunification of East and West Germany.

German Chancellor Helmut Kohl waves from a tank during a visit to German and British troops in northern... Read more
11d
The Hindu
Cast aside conventions: feminist activist Kamla Bhasinin Rajasthan, Bhasin completed her M.A. in Economics from Rajasthan University
The Hindu / Posted 11 days ago
in Rajasthan, Bhasin completed her M.A. in Economics from Rajasthan University before leaving for Muenster University in West Germany for a fellowship. Though she is popularly known for her thoughts and her work in the field of social work, Kamla... Read more
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express
Italian Government threatens to hand out 200,000 EU visas to migrants to beat crisisstates of the then European Economic Community signed the agreement on 14 June
express / Posted 12 days ago
states of the then European Economic Community signed the agreement on 14 June 1985. They included: Belgium, France, West Germany, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands. Its aim was to abolish border checks at the signatories' common... Read more
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HITC Sport
All-Time Greatest Mexico Squadbest performances coming on home soil in 1970 and 1986, where they were knocked
HITC Sport / Posted 14 days ago
best performances coming on home soil in 1970 and 1986, where they were knocked out in the Quarter-Finals by Italy and West Germany respectively. In the Estadio Azteca, Mexico have the fourth biggest national team stadium in the world and... Read more
14d
Zero Hedge
Unite and Rule: EU As NATO's Auxiliary Economic AllianceUnion, which had not developed their nuclear program at the time, to desist fro
Zero Hedge / Posted 14 days ago
Union, which had not developed their nuclear program at the time, to desist from encroaching upon Japan in the east and West Germany in Europe. Then, during the Cold War, American entrepreneurs invested heavily in the economies of Japan and... Read more
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DW
Chile, Germany establish Colonia Dignidad commission |Dignidad. The cult was started by Paul Schäfer, a German lay preacher, former a
DW / Posted 14 days ago
Dignidad. The cult was started by Paul Schäfer, a German lay preacher, former army medic and convicted pedophile who fled West Germany to Chile after World War II. Over 30 years countless boys were raped and forced to labor at the remote commune... Read more
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DW
How Berlin's Lebanese mafia clans work |and the 1980s, as refugees from the Lebanese civil war, though, according to Gh
DW / Posted 15 days ago
and the 1980s, as refugees from the Lebanese civil war, though, according to Ghadban, who worked with Arab refugees in West Germany, some of the clans originally come from southeastern Turkey and often don't have a fixed nationality now. "They... Read more
15d
express
Germany tries ex-IRA terrorist for ‘trying to bomb Army base’gang was sentenced to six and a half years in jail in 2003 by a court in Celle.
express / Posted 15 days ago
gang was sentenced to six and a half years in jail in 2003 by a court in Celle. The IRA conducted several operations in West Germany during its war with the British government, including the murder of an airman and his six-month-old daughter in... Read more
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Philly.com
Why won't Penn invite Trump to speak at graduation?who expressed relief at the 1968 Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia to prevent w
Philly.com / Posted 18 days ago
who expressed relief at the 1968 Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia to prevent what they perceived as the dread hand of West Germany behind the reformist “Prague Spring” — and they might have been attracted to Trump’s isolationist impulses. But... Read more
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HITC Sport
All-Time Greatest Northern Ireland Squadperformer. He scored just one goal fewer than Pele at the tournament, which was
HITC Sport / Posted 18 days ago
performer. He scored just one goal fewer than Pele at the tournament, which was held in Sweden, scoring braces against West Germany and Czechoslovakia, as well as a strike against Argentina as Northern Ireland progressed to the Quarter-Finals.... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Old German caves, Poland silver mines make UN heritage listWARSAW, Poland (AP) — Ancient caves in west Germany with art dating back to the
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 18 days ago
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Ancient caves in west Germany with art dating back to the Ice Age and disused silver ore mines in southern Poland were among the sites that a United Nations cultural agency has added to its list of heritage treasures during its... Read more
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chroniclelive
Paul Gascoigne misses the game 'badly' but the game misses him just as muchflown by since that glorious summer of 1990 - but Gascoigne’s passion for the g
chroniclelive / Posted 18 days ago
flown by since that glorious summer of 1990 - but Gascoigne’s passion for the game remains the same as THAT night against West Germany. And the public’s love and affection for Gascoigne in this part of the world doesn’t seem to have faded... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Old German caves, Poland silver mines make UN heritage listWARSAW, Poland (AP) - The United Nations' cultural agency has added to its list
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 19 days ago
WARSAW, Poland (AP) - The United Nations' cultural agency has added to its list of World Heritage sites six caves in west Germany with art dating back to the Ice Age and old silver ore mines in southern Poland. The UNESCO World Heritage List... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Old German caves, Poland silver mines make UN heritage listThe United Nations' cultural agency has added to its list of World Heritage sit
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 19 days ago
The United Nations' cultural agency has added to its list of World Heritage sites six caves in west Germany with art dating back to the Ice Age and old silver ore mines in southern Poland. The UNESCO World Heritage List Committee added the mines and... Read more
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The Irish Times
German child refugee who made rewarding life in Irelandon the tennis courts where she had enjoyed some of her happiest moments. She w
The Irish Times / Posted 19 days ago
on the tennis courts where she had enjoyed some of her happiest moments. She was born Elizabeth Kohlberg in Aachen, north-west Germany, on July 16th, 1938. She had a twin brother, August, an elder brother and two elder sisters. In 1939, their... Read more
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The Hindu
‘Black bloc’ G20 rioters trace roots to Cold Waras “black blocs” rampaging through the streets of Hamburg during the G20 summit
The Hindu / Posted 20 days ago
as “black blocs” rampaging through the streets of Hamburg during the G20 summit trace their roots back to Cold War-era West Germany. Known for disrupting major international meetings across Europe for three decades, the far-left, black-clad... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Feel the history of Goodison Park on the Everton FC stadium tour before the Blues move groundsinternational matches. It was a venue for the 1966 World Cup - Brazil played t
Liverpool Echo / Posted 20 days ago
international matches. It was a venue for the 1966 World Cup - Brazil played there three times as did eventual finalists West Germany who beat the Soviet Union in the second semi final to go on and play England at Wembley. Eusébio scored six of... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Video games through the years for a City fanby pulling out the table. The FA cup noticeably much larger than the players an
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 20 days ago
by pulling out the table. The FA cup noticeably much larger than the players and I had a selection of 3 teams, England and West Germany which I got in the box, but I had to get down to Carters and spend my Christmas money and buy myself the... Read more
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