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 ...

German cops lay Sikh temple blast to two Islamic extremist teens

Apr 22, 2016

German cops lay Sikh temple blast to two Islamic extremist teens

Two teenage Islamic extremists were allegedly behind an explosion in a Sikh temple in the German city of Essen that wounded three people, the city’s police president said Thursday, calling the blast an “act of terror.” Essen police President Frank Richter told reporters the ...