Posts Tagged ‘berlins’

Easter Rising Centenary: Irish parade honors armed struggle against British empire

     It’s the Easter Sunday that’s been 100 years in the making for the tiny European republic of Ireland. Most of the city center in the capital Dublin was shut down while tens of thousands gathered to watch the military parade from the urban park St Stephen’s Green to the General Post Office (GPO) building […]

5.0 Magnitude earthquake strikes Southern Molucca Sea

     On Dec. 3, 2015, at 10:27:36 a.m local time, a 5.0M earthquake struck just off the coast in Southern Molucca Sea. The depth of the quake was reported to be 69 km, and the alert for aftershocks has been released, along with warnings of a potential tsunami due to the epicenter of the earthquake. […]

Oxford’s new geography textbook names Crimea as part of Russia

A new edition of Geog.3 Student Book, has reportedly been revised and updated recently to include Crimea as part of the Russian Federation. Section 6.1, entitled “Meet Russia” contains direct, student-friendly language with illustrated maps explaining that “Russia is a big powerful country – the biggest country in the world.” Speaking of Russia’s scale, authors […]

Berlin’s burning cars a hot topic in forthcoming elections

  Helen PiddThe Guardian August 26, 2011 When the owner of the Mercedes locked their car on Wormser Strasse, Berlin on Thursday night, they probably knew it was risky. More than 370 cars have been set alight in the city this year, with the flashiest models being the chief victims. But with police in Berlin […]

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