May 1, 2016

Germany looks to export reactor decommissioning technologies

Germany may become an exporter of technologies to decommission reactors in the future given the experience gained after its phasing out of nuclear energy, German Environment Minister Barbara Hendricks said in a recent interview with Kyodo News. Germany believes it may be able to ...

Germany to host fresh Ukraine talks

May 1, 2016

Germany to host fresh Ukraine talks

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier Saturday said he had invited his Russian, Ukrainian and French counterparts to talks in Berlin on May 11 to smooth differences between Moscow and Kiev. “It is necessary to give new momentum (to efforts) to surmount obstacles between Kiev ...

Berlin monuments show history set in stone

Apr 29, 2016

Berlin monuments show history set in stone

Some were buried, others were riddled with bullet holes, and yet others dumped in old depots as the glorious periods they commemorated came to an end. But Berlin authorities have now rescued 100 statues and monuments from neglect and disrepair, assembling them in an ...

Bearded dragon nightmare: REM episodes suggest lizards dream

Apr 29, 2016

Bearded dragon nightmare: REM episodes suggest lizards dream

Research in a German laboratory involving five lizards called Australian bearded dragons indicates that these reptiles may dream and could prompt a fundamental reassessment of the evolution of sleep. Scientists said on Thursday they have documented for the first time that reptiles, like people, ...

Apr 25, 2016

India revokes visa for Germany-based Uighur activist

India has revoked a tourist visa given to a Germany-based ethnic Uighur activist to attend an upcoming conference at the headquarters of the Tibetan government-in-exile in northern India, an official said Monday. Indian Home Ministry spokesman K.S. Dhatwalia refused to say why the government ...