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WWII Bomb Found At Construction Site In Berlin Forces Evacuation

An unexploded American aerial bomb from World War II was found in central Berlin during construction work on Friday, forcing the evacuation of surrounding city ...

WWII Bomb Found At Construction Site In Berlin Forces Evacuation

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Kingston University evacuated over 'WW2 bomb' found at nearby construction site Part of Kingston University was evacuated after a suspected unexploded World War Two bomb was found on a nearby construction site in south-west London....
14:00, 05/23/2019

US bomb from WWII defused in Germany after mass evacuation An American bomb left over from World War II has been defused near the Frankfurt headquarters of the European Central Bank hours after thousands of people were evacuated...
17:13, 07/07/2019

1,100-pound US bomb from WWII defused in Germany after mass evacuation A World War II bomb was defused near the Frankfurt headquarters of the European Central Bank hours after thousands of people were evacuated from the surrounding district Sunday....
06:00, 07/08/2019

Unexploded bomb forces evacuation of popular beach in UK A popular British beach area was evacuated Monday after an unexploded bomb was reportedly found just offshore from a lighthouse. The device was discovered at Beachy Head in East Sussex, England. The area is known for the high chalk sea cliff that ris...
20:26, 05/20/2019

Unexploded WWII bomb found in Russian Kremlin Kremlin officials have said they defused a bomb after finding it untouched in a Tsarist-era cellar. The shell is from the Nazi Wehrmacht, who besieged Moscow for two years before being forced to retreat in 1942....
11:39, 08/16/2019

World War II bomb in Hamburg prompts evacuation A thousand-pound US bomb dropped during the Second World War has been discovered in Hamburg, Germany. Authorities ordered the evacuation of a densely-populated residential area of the city, affecting around 6,000 people....
18:26, 05/15/2019

Nord Stream 2: What Berlin thinks about halting construction Manfred Weber, a candidate for the office of president of the European Commission, is speaking out against the planned Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline. What is the German government's response?...
03:39, 05/02/2019

Huge crater may have been caused by buried WWII bomb It’s a blast that may have been more than 70 years in the making. A huge crater in the middle of a cornfield in rural Germany is believed to have been made by a buried World War II bomb. Locals in Limburg say they heard a loud explosion in the ...
20:39, 06/24/2019

Thousands evacuated in Frankfurt as WWII bomb is defused Thousands of people have been evacuated from a district of Frankfurt that includes the European Central Bank headquarters as authorities prepare to defuse a half-tonne World War II bomb....
16:52, 07/07/2019

Apartment Fire Forces Evacuation In Carter County CARTER COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A massive apartment fire Saturday morning forced several families to evacuate the structure, but apparently no one was injured. Firefighters remained on the scene working to strike the blaze even as officials said ...
16:00, 05/11/2019

Crater in German field apparently caused by WWII bomb A crater 10 meters (33 feet) wide and 4 meters (13 feet) deep has appeared in a field in central Germany, apparently caused by a World War II bomb exploding in the middle of the night...
14:26, 06/24/2019

'WWII-era bomb explosion' caused crater in German field An enormous crater found in an open field in Germany over the weekend is thought to have been caused by the explosion of a Second World War bomb. ...
18:00, 06/24/2019

WWII bomb self-detonates in German field, leaves crater An aging chemical detonator caused a WWII bomb in western Germany to explode without external triggers. The resulting crater made some residents mistake the blast for a meteor....
19:52, 06/24/2019

Tensions forces evacuation of Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon Dozens of Syrian refugees have dismantled their tents in a camp they lived in for years in eastern Lebanon after authorities ordered their evacuation following a brawl with locals....
17:39, 06/09/2019

World War II bomb defused in Berlin A World War II bomb has been found and defused near the German capital's famous Alexanderplatz. Authorities have said they were able to safely destroy the 100-kilogram behemoth's detonator....
05:00, 06/15/2019

World War II bomb discovered in Berlin A World War II bomb has been found near the German capital's famous Alexanderplatz. Authorities have said the detonator of the 100-kilogram behemoth was still intact....
01:00, 06/15/2019

Germany: Trial of Berlin bomb plotter begins Magomed-Ali C. was arrested in August 2018 on suspicion of planning a bomb attack at a Berlin shopping center. He allegedly had close ties to the man who killed 11 people at a Christmas market in the capital in 2016....
22:52, 05/16/2019

How Moe Berg went from playing for 5 MLB teams to being a US spy in WWII who thwarted Nazi efforts to build a nuclear bomb Courtesy of Linda McCarthy Morris "Moe" Berg spent 15 years playing major league baseball. His record on the field was middling, but Berg was distinguished by his pursuits off it — namely, his time as a US spy during World War II. Visit Busine...
02:26, 07/22/2019

New restaurant at Da Silvano site feels construction squeeze Customers at fabled Italian trattoria Da Silvano’s sidewalk tables enjoyed colorful Greenwich Village people-watching for 41 years. But instead of perusing the passing parade, diners at new restaurant Avena, which replaced Da Silvano at 260 Sixth Ave...
04:52, 05/29/2019

German Left party's Berlin HQ evacuated over bomb threat The left-wing "Die Linke" political party evacuated their headquarters in Berlin on Monday, after receiving a bomb threat. The police said the situation was safe later on Monday....
14:00, 07/22/2019

Silence at Hard Rock Hotel site as construction stalls An eerie silence has fallen over the Hard Rock Hotel site at 159 W. 48th St., which Extell is developing for Hard Rock International. Work has oddly paused since plans for the 37-story project were approved by the Department of Buildings in February....
09:00, 06/18/2019

Worker injured in roof collapse at Brooklyn construction site A hardhat was injured Friday when the roof of a room collapsed at an under-construction Brooklyn school, officials said. Emergency responders were called to Edward B. Shallow Junior High School on 16th Avenue near 65th Street in Bensonhurst after the...
22:13, 07/05/2019

At least 15 dead as construction site wall collapses in western India At least 15 people were killed, including three children, when a compound wall near a construction site fell on temporary huts of laborers in the western Indian city of Pune following heavy rain, a fire brigade official said on Saturday....
08:26, 06/29/2019

Fire hits large Silicon Valley construction site Firefighters battled a fire engulfing a condominium complex under construction in Silicon Valley. Multiple fire engines doused the blaze encompassing an entire block near Santa Clara University on Friday. (June 28)       ...
23:00, 06/28/2019

Worker plunges 10 feet down elevator shaft at construction site A construction worker plunged 10 feet down an elevator shaft in Brooklyn on Friday morning, suffering life-threatening injuries, the FDNY said. The worker was on site at 19 Richardson St., a new construction going up in Williamsburg, when he somehow ...
20:26, 05/10/2019

Drive-in sex booths proposed for Berlin's Tempelhof airport site Berlin's former Tempelhof airport has witnessed some major events in its time -- a Nazi airfield during World War II, it was the site of the Berlin airlift during the Cold War, and most recently an emergency shelter for refugees fleeing Syria....
18:26, 08/12/2019

Amazon Workers From Around World Join Forces in Berlin Amazon worker representatives from 15 countries met in Berlin on Monday to coordinate their strategy against one of the world's most powerful companies....
07:39, 04/30/2019

Revealed: mental health crisis at Hinkley Point C construction site Several workers on nuclear plant have killed themselves or attempted to, says unionNo more ‘man up’: push for better mental healthWhy do so many construction workers kill themselves?Hinkley Point nuclear power station, Britain’s biggest construction ...
20:27, 08/13/2019

Exclusive supper club serves up buzz at condo construction site It felt like trespassing. On a recent evening, a panel in a wall of green scaffolding outside an under-construction Williamsburg condo swung open. Flickering candles set an intimate mood as a friend and I were ushered past cinderblocks and roped coil...
08:26, 05/23/2019

Large structure fire burns at Santa Clara condo construction site SANTA CLARA, Calif. (KNTV) – A large structure fire at a condominium construction site in Santa Clara sent huge plumes of smoke and flames into the sky Friday morning. Photos posted on Twitter identified the location as a building under constru...
21:26, 06/28/2019

Graves of 30 US servicemen found on Pacific WWII battlefield HONOLULU (AP) — A nonprofit organization that searches for the remains of U.S. servicemen lost in past conflicts has found what officials believe are the graves of more than 30 Marines and sailors killed in one of the bloodiest battles of World War I...
09:26, 06/26/2019

Swastika found at cemetery where WWII soldiers are buried JACKSON, Mich. (AP) — A swastika has been found in a Jackson County cemetery where World War II soldiers are buried. Jackson Mayor Derek Dobies has reported the vandalism at the Mount Evergreen Cemetery to the police department. Authorities believe i...
20:52, 06/16/2019

| Sudan says 87 killed when security forces broke up protest site An investigation has found "rogue" military personnel were responsible for killing dozens of Sudanese protesters in the worst violence since the ousting of former president Omar al-Bashir....
10:13, 07/28/2019

Sudan Security Forces Open Fire at Protest Site Several people were killed, according to witnesses and local media reports, as talks between protest leaders and the country’s military rulers collapsed this week....
21:26, 06/03/2019

Israeli forces arrest Palestinian suspects in Jerusalem bomb plot The Israeli military said Tuesday that it had arrested a group of Palestinians suspected of involvement in a Hamas plot to carry out a bombing in Jerusalem....
05:52, 08/07/2019

Roadside bomb north of Iraqi capital kills 4 security forces Iraqi security officials say a roadside bomb has exploded near an army patrol north of Baghdad, killing four security personnel and wounding four others....
13:26, 06/04/2019

Graves of 30 US service members believed found on Pacific WWII battlefield  A nonprofit organization that searches for the remains of U.S. service members lost in past conflicts has found what officials believe are the graves of more than 30 Marines and sailors killed in one of the bloodiest battles of World War II....
10:52, 06/26/2019

Freedom's New Chrome Extension Forces You to Pause Before Opening a Distracting Site If you end up on distracting sites “accidentally,” download the Pause extension for Chrome. Instead of blocking distracting sites, Pause throws up a blank green screen for five seconds, forcing you to pause. Then you can click to go to the actual sit...
20:13, 05/30/2019

Defence forces on scene after chemical incident at New Zealand's Blis Technologies site Blis Technologies Ltd, a New Zealand-based biotechnology company, said on Friday there was a chemical incident at its South Dunedin site with emergency services on the scene....
23:52, 07/11/2019

Ex-Special Forces soldier pleads not guilty to murdering suspected Taliban bomb-maker A former Army Special Forces soldier pleaded not guilty to the murder of an unarmed Afghan suspected of being a Taliban bomb-maker in an arraignment his wife described as "another display of the vile nature of Army politics."...
03:00, 07/02/2019

Bomb Found Not Linked To Christchurch Attacks: Police New Zealand police on Wednesday ruled out any link between a bomb found in Christchurch and mosque shootings in March which killed 50 Muslim worshippers....
11:52, 05/01/2019

9,000 Year-old ‘Mega Site’ Found Near Jerusalem Changes History The Israel Antiquities Authority has announced a discovery that could change the history of the Middle East. ...
03:26, 07/18/2019

3,000-year-old ‘Cheerios’ found buried at Bronze Age site Archaeologists discovered the remains of these cereal shaped rings, which look a bit like Cheerios, at a burial site in Austria -- and it could provide insight into what people liked to eat 3,000 years ago....
02:26, 06/08/2019

Mysterious 3,000-year-old fingerprints found at ancient site Mysterious 3,000-year-old fingerprints have been found in bricks at an archaeological site in the United Arab Emirates. The fingerprints were found at the Hili 2 site in Abu Dhabi, which is part of the Al Ain UNESCO World Heritage Site. In a Facebook...
22:52, 06/04/2019

Sydney man found guilty over meat grinder bomb plot Khaled Khayat found guilty of plotting to blow up Etihad plane and trying to carry out a lethal poisonous gas attack A Sydney man who claimed he was trying to prevent a terrorist attack has been found guilty of plotting to blow up an Etihad plane wi...
14:39, 05/01/2019

Suspected Bomb Found in New Zealand City Where Mosques Were Attacked New Zealand police said they uncovered ammunition and a suspected bomb in a vacant property in Christchurch, where a gunman killed 50 people last month....
16:52, 04/30/2019

Maggots found under bandage at site of Phoenix patient rape Arizona health officials have launched an investigation after maggots were found under a patient's bandage at the same health care facility where an incapacitate woman was raped and gave birth in 2018....
05:00, 06/15/2019

Another pipe bomb found at northwest home where teen was fatally shot TUCSON – Days after a 17-year-old died from accidentally being shot by an AK-47 at a home on the northwest side. Crews working the scene discovered another pipe bomb. Crews were on scene Wednesday morning cleaning up the home when they spotted ...
06:00, 06/13/2019

'Toxic' coal waste found to be a 'ticking time bomb' across Australia Environmental Justice Australia report finds problems at ash dumps in every mainland state Soon after Sue Wynn moved up the road from the Vales Point coal power station, on the banks of Lake Macquarie in New South Wales’s Hunter Valley, she started t...
21:13, 06/30/2019

Radioactive remnants of nuclear bomb tests found on ocean floor Nuclear weapons testing dates back to the mid-1940s and ramped up significantly starting in the early 1950s. Several countries, including the US, Soviet Union, China and France spent decades testing new versions of the incredibly destructive arms and...
18:52, 05/10/2019

US home construction slips 0.9% in May, reflecting big drop in single-family construction WASHINGTON (AP) — US home construction slips 0.9% in May, reflecting big drop in single-family construction....
15:26, 06/18/2019

'Lost village' found at site of most infamous clan massacre in Scotland Archaeologists excavating the scene of the most infamous clan massacre in Scottish history have unearthed parts of a "lost village" in the Highlands valley of Glencoe....
02:26, 08/14/2019

‘Roman Biro’ – complete with joke – found at London building site Iron stylus uncovered at Bloomberg building site in City of London is ‘one of the most human finds’, say archaeologistsIt sounds just like the kind of joke that is ubiquitous in today’s cheap-and-cheerful souvenir industry: “I went to Rome and all I ...
13:52, 07/27/2019

College Student's Body Found From Encounter Site In J&K's Anantnag: Cops The body of a 20-year-old college student was found on Tuesday near a site of encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district where an Army officer was killed a day ago, police said. A terrorist......
16:00, 06/18/2019

2,500-Year-Old Smashed Jewel Found at Site of Babylonian Destruction of Jerusalem Archaeologists working at Mount Zion in Jerusalem have unearthed a rare, gold and silver jewel and a Scythian arrowhead in a layer of ash that dates to the Babylonian destruction of the city (587 BC). ...
17:52, 08/12/2019

Bones of Colorado girl who vanished 34 years ago found at pipeline site Human remains unearthed by an excavation crew at an oil and gas site in Colorado this week are those of a 12-year-old girl who went missing over three decades ago, but the mystery surrounding her fate has yet to be solved, police said on Thursday....
06:00, 07/26/2019

'Bomb carbon' from Cold War nuclear tests found in deep ocean trenches A new study has found that the nuclear tests performed during the Cold War during the 1950s and 1960s have left a very disturbing legacy on our planet — they have infiltrated the bodies of crustaceans in deep ocean trenches....
16:39, 05/13/2019

Opinion: Union Berlin are good for football in Berlin and eastern Germany The cult club from Köpenick have been promoted to the Bundesliga for the first time in their history. In an age of rampant commercialization, Union Berlin are proof that there is another way, writes DW's Matt Ford....
18:26, 05/28/2019

Julia Angwin in Talks to Return to Tech News Site She Helped Found Craigslist founder Craig Newmark is looking to bring back Julia Angwin as editor in chief of the Markup, weeks after her abrupt departure put the launch of the tech-oriented investigation website into question....
01:39, 05/25/2019

Rare Stone Steles With Unknown Figures Found At Neolithic Site in Switzerland A remarkable series of standing stones have been found near one of the most important Neolithic sites in Switzerland, and indeed in the entire Alpine region of Europe. ...
20:00, 08/01/2019

Hoard of Bronze Age treasure found on building site set to feature in London exhibition Hundreds of Bronze Age artefacts found on a building site in east London have been declared treasure and are likely to become part of a new museum exhibition....
16:13, 07/24/2019

Amputation Pit with Sawn-Off Limbs Found at Battle of Waterloo Field Hospital Site A team of archaeologists working with army veterans has uncovered four amputated limbs at the site of the Battle of Waterloo in Belgium.  ...
10:13, 07/20/2019

Bomb-making materials found in boxes for homeless donated to church in North Carolina Authorities found bomb-making materials inside donated boxes designated to benefit the homeless at a warehouse near a church in North Carolina, according to a report....
00:13, 06/28/2019

Sri Lanka imposes extended curfew after security forces found ISIS flags and explosives Sri Lankan security forces imposed an extended curfew Friday in several cities as they continue searching for suspects linked to the Easter Sunday bombings....
22:26, 04/28/2019

WW2 bomb found: Kingston residents 'to be allowed back into their homes this afternoon at the earliest,' say police Thousands of residents evacuated after an unexploded WW2 bomb was discovered in south-west London will be able to return home Friday afternoon at the earliest, police have said....
17:00, 05/24/2019

Hazmat concern prompts evacuation near U of Minnesota MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities are trying to determine if the deadly toxin ricin is the hazardous material that prompted the evacuation of hundreds of people from an apartment complex near the University of Minnesota. The Minneapolis Fire Department ...
04:26, 05/08/2019

Lefty scrambles to tee time after hotel evacuation Phil Mickelson had a hasty start to the final round of the BMW Championship on Sunday, arriving at Medinah Country Club less than 40 minutes prior to his tee time because of a lightning strike that caused a fire and an evacuation at his hotel....
23:26, 08/18/2019

Apartment complex re-opened after hazmat evacuation Authorities are trying to determine if the deadly toxin ricin is the hazardous material that prompted the evacuation of hundreds of people from an apartment complex near the University of Minnesota....
07:39, 05/08/2019

UN: Clashes in Libya's capital are hampering aid, evacuation The U.N. says armed clashes in the Libyan capital Tripoli along with random shelling and explosives placed on roads are hampering the evacuation of civilians and the delivery of aid....
22:13, 05/01/2019

UN: Clashes in Libya’s capital are hampering aid, evacuation U.N. says armed clashes in the Libyan capital Tripoli along with random shelling and explosives placed on roads are hampering the evacuation of civilians and the delivery of aid...
22:00, 05/01/2019

Train derails in Canada's Alberta, causes evacuation A train derailed in Canada's southern Alberta province on Friday, prompting an evacuation of nearby residents for fear of chemical exposure and disrupting road and highway access, the Alberta government said....
04:26, 08/03/2019

U.S. Orders Partial Evacuation of Embassy in Baghdad The decision came after the Trump administration warned of an increased threat linked to Iran. Officials in Iraq and elsewhere doubted that such a threat existed....
12:39, 05/15/2019

WWII D-Day memorabilia up for auction An iconic piece of World War II history, the bell from a craft that landed on the beaches of Omaha on D-Day, is set to go up for auction later this week....
18:52, 05/15/2019

WWII Vet Honored For Service (LEX 18)– A Kentucky man was received France’s Legion of Honor Medal Friday for his service in World War II. The medal is France’s highest award for merit. It was given to Lawrenceburg native Alvin Perry for his work defending Franc...
00:39, 06/08/2019

Evacuation order downgraded for Peerless Trout First Nation Residents in the Peerless and Trout Lake communities can now return home after an evacuation order was downgraded to an alert early Saturday morning. ...
23:52, 06/08/2019

Pope appeals for evacuation of migrants from Libyan centers Pope Francis has appealed for the evacuation of women, children and sick migrants trapped in Libyan detention centers as soon as possible, through humanitarian corridors....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Fruit with odour of 'onions in a gym sock' sparks uni evacuation A university library evacuated over a suspected gas leak has reopened after hazardous material crews found out that a discarded piece of fruit was responsible for the unpleasant smell....
13:52, 05/13/2019

The Latest: Fire sets off evacuation from amusement park SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the brush fire that erupted near a huge amusement park in Southern California (all times local): 3:45 p.m. A Southern California amusement and water park has closed early after a brush fire broke out nearby ...
01:13, 06/10/2019

Eiffel Tower Climber Grabbed After Sparking Evacuation A climber who sparked an evacuation of the Eiffel Tower on Monday was grabbed after clinging to the famous Paris landmark for more than six hours, officials said....
06:00, 05/21/2019

Mandatory evacuation for Alberta’s northernmost community due to wildfire People in the area of Indian Cabins, about 150 kilometres north of High Level, were told around 11 a.m. Monday to leave immediately and head to the Northwest Territories....
00:26, 06/18/2019

Heavy Rain, Floods In China Force Evacuation Of Nearly 80,000 The heaviest average rainfall to lash a swathe of southern and eastern China in more than half a century brought torrential rain and floods, destroying houses, damaging crops and forcing the......
14:26, 07/11/2019

21 nations take part in regional evacuation drill in Cyprus NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus’ foreign minister says 21 countries are taking part in a drill organized by the east Mediterranean island nation that involves the possible evacuation of civilians from Middle Eastern nations. Nikos Christodoulides...
18:39, 05/30/2019

AC company convinced 103-year-old WWII vet to pay $24K, son says World War II veteran Fred Klein thought he was fixing up the house with new air conditioning units. But $24,000 later, he had regrets.        ...
04:52, 06/09/2019

Who disarms Germany's WWII bombs? Defusing bombs dropped over Germany during World War II is Horst Lenz's calling. He is summoned around 1,000 times a year to clear explosive devices. Lenz is guided by Murphy's Law: Anything that can go wrong, will....
16:26, 07/03/2019

Chemical mix-up sparks evacuation of central London sports centre A mix-up with swimming pool cleaning chemicals sparked an emergency response at a Covent Garden sports centre with hundreds of people evacuated as acrid fumes filled the air....
12:26, 08/01/2019

Iraq, U.S. deny planned evacuation of contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday that U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors....
01:26, 06/23/2019

Raging Canary Islands wildfire sparks mass evacuation Hundreds of people have been evacuated as firefighters on the island of Gran Canaria try to bring a huge wildfire under control. Police have detained a man who allegedly started the fire using welding equipment....
10:39, 08/13/2019

Russia calls, then cancels, town's evacuation after nuclear mishap Radiation has spiked at a nearby town following last week's explosion at a rocket testing site. First responders have been silenced, while villagers have been told to leave....
03:39, 08/14/2019

Ammunition depot fire in Kazakhstan prompts mass evacuation MOSCOW (AP) — A fire has engulfed a sprawling ammunition depot in Kazakhstan, injuring at least 16 and forcing the evacuation of tens of thousands. Authorities in Kazakhstan also halted railway traffic in the area following Monday’s explosions ...
13:13, 06/24/2019

British Airways cabin fills with smoke, prompts evacuation The cabin of flight BA422 from London to Valencia, Spain, filled with smoke moments before the flight was due to land. After the plane touched down on the tarmac, the crew evacuated all 175 passengers....
14:39, 08/07/2019

Mass evacuation after fire triggers explosions at Siberian base Flying shrapnel from military base leaves one soldier dead and at least seven injured Thousands have been evacuated from a Siberian town after an ammunition depot on a military base caught fire, triggering huge explosions that have sent deadly shrapn...
07:00, 08/06/2019

The A.V. Club braved the heat (and an evacuation) for the 2019 Pitchfork Fest Pitchfork Music Festival was full of surprises this year, not the least of which was in the weather: scorching afternoons gave way to thunderstorm evacuations, then afternoon downpours brought on breezy, sunny evenings. The music side was just as unp...
03:26, 07/23/2019

Alberta researcher suggests planning ahead for sudden evacuation "Would you be prepared to leave your home for up to a week within the next half hour, and to make sure you take all the things with you that are essential?"...
20:26, 05/25/2019

‘Suspicious item’ prompts tarmac evacuation at Newark Airport A flight at Newark Liberty International Airport was evacuated on the tarmac Saturday morning after a flight attendant noticed something “suspicious.” At about 7:45 am, a flight attendant on JetBlue Flight 573 “identified some type ...
17:39, 07/13/2019

Fire near Idaho’s nuclear research facility prompts evacuation A fast-moving brush fire in eastern Idaho on Tuesday prompted an evacuation of “non-essential employees” from several of the state’s nuclear research facilities....
01:00, 07/24/2019

Japan's Kagoshima City Orders 600,000 Residents Into Evacuation Centres Japan's southern city of Kagoshima on Wednesday ordered its nearly 600,000 residents to take shelter in evacuation centres and other safe areas as torrential rains threatened landslides and other......
09:00, 07/03/2019

Massive explosion at Russian military depot sparks evacuation Thousands of locals have been moved to safety after the blast at an ammunition warehouse. Authorities have declared a state of emergency in the Siberian Krasnoyarsk region....
23:52, 08/05/2019

Russia cancels town evacuation amid radiation surge Russian officials Wednesday canceled a planned evacuation of a village that was near nuclear materials that exploded last week in the northern region of Arkhangelsk, despite a spike in radiation....
16:52, 08/14/2019

Last WWII D-Day witnesses relive painful memories World leaders will honor WWII veterans on Thursday, the 75th anniversary of D-Day. The ceremony is expected to be the last for many of the survivors, now in their 90s. Jake Cigainero reports from Bayeux....
01:39, 06/06/2019

WWII researcher: Sea wreck must be plane of US MIA pilot ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A researcher says wreckage on the ocean floor near a Japanese island must be from a fighter-bomber that crashed in 1945 with an American pilot who is still listed as missing in action. Researcher Justin Taylan said this week that ...
02:13, 05/25/2019

| The other D-Day: France marks 75 years since 'its' WWII landing It's the lesser-known D-Day, one launched two months after the Normandy landings on the other side of France, with French forces this time playing a premier role....
02:00, 08/15/2019

Vintage D-Day warplane honors WWII vets Captain Joe Fisher has been flying "warbirds" for 25 years and has been flying the FlaBob Express for about five years, he says "it's the funnest thing I fly and I fly a lot of airplanes." (May 10)        ...
08:39, 05/11/2019

WWII vet gets high school diploma with grandson A 91-year-old World War II veteran walked across the stage this week to receive an honorary high school diploma. His grandson, a senior in the graduating class of 2019, walked across the stage with him....
04:26, 05/11/2019

Remains of 22 servicemen killed during WWII to be repatriated The remains of 22 servicemen killed on a Japanese-controlled island during World War II are to be repatriated to the United States Thursday, the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency said....
09:00, 07/18/2019

WWII British shipwreck leaking oil off New York The U.S. Coast Guard says a World War II-era shipwreck off Long Island is leaking oil through two pinpoint leaks. It is conducting an assessment of the remaining oil aboard the British tanker Coimbra, which was sank by a Nazi U-boat in 1942. (May 17)...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Shipwrecks of WWII submarines mysteriously vanish Two submarines wrecked off the coast of Malaysia during World War II have mysteriously disappeared. The pair of Dutch vessels have lain largely undisturbed for nearly 80 years – but vanished late last week. All that now remains of the submarines are ...
21:26, 07/10/2019

Airman killed in WWII to be buried in California RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A New York airman who died in World War II will be buried in Southern California 75 years after his bomber crashed in the Pacific. The Press-Enterprise reports that a memorial service for Staff Sgt. Vincent J. Rogers will be ...
23:39, 05/27/2019

Memorial held for WWII Veteran Pilot TUCSON-On Saturday, a World War II Veteran was remembered for his service. The memorial was held at the Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Marana. Ferman Miller served in WWII as a B-17 and a B-29 pilot putting in 20 years of Air Force service wit...
09:00, 08/11/2019

Remains of 22 servicemen killed during WWII repatriated to U.S. The remains of 22 servicemen killed on a Japanese-controlled island during World War II were repatriated to the United States Thursday, the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency said....
15:39, 07/18/2019

Forest fire threatening Pikangikum First Nation grows as evacuation continues The Ministry of Natural Resources said the fire – dubbed Red Lake Fire 39 – has now grown to more than 507 square kilometres in size, which is larger than Quebec City....
00:52, 07/12/2019

U.S. Orders Partial Evacuation of Embassy in Iraq Amid Tensions With Iran (BAGHDAD) — The U.S. on Wednesday ordered all nonessential government staff to leave Iraq, and Germany and the Netherlands both suspended their military assistance programs in the country in the latest sign of tensions sweeping the Persian Gulf...
21:13, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 1-Iraq oil minister says deal with Exxon close, slowed by evacuation A major oil deal between Iraq and Exxon Mobil was "very close" but had been slowed by Exxon's decision on Saturday to evacuate its international staff from the West Qurna oil field, Iraq's Oil Minister Thamer Ghadhban said on Sunday....
23:39, 05/19/2019

'Extremely severe' cyclone targets India, sparking evacuation of over 800,000 people Over a half-million people have been forced from India's eastern coast on Thursday as an "extremely severe" cyclone moving through the Bay of Bengal is expected to make landfall within 24 hours....
18:00, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 6-Iraq, U.S. deny planned evacuation of contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday that U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors....
02:52, 06/23/2019

Huge explosions at Russian military base cause injuries, mass evacuation A series of explosions at a military arms depot in Siberia on Monday left at least eight people injured and prompted the evacuation of about 11,000 nearby residents, according to reports. The blasts rocked an ammunition storage facility about 6 miles...
02:13, 08/06/2019

Amid Iran Tensions, US Orders Partial Evacuation Of Embassy In Baghdad The US State Department on Wednesday ordered all non-emergency staff to leave its embassy in Baghdad and consulate in Arbil, as tensions mount between the United States and Iraq's neighbor Iran....
12:52, 05/15/2019

Library stink: smell of durian prompts evacuation at University of Canberra Fire and rescue teams in Australia remove rogue fruit in a sealed bag after it was left near an air ventA piece of fruit prompted the evacuation of an Australian university library last week.On Friday afternoon fire and rescue teams in the Australian...
10:52, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 5-Iraq, U.S. deny planned evacuation of contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday that U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors....
00:13, 06/23/2019

Evacuation order issued to 790,000 in southwest Japan as rain threatens to cause landslides Residents of southwestern Japanese cities Kagoshima, Kirishima and Aira have been ordered to evacuate, warning of life-threatening landslides caused by torrential rains, the cities said Wednesday....
07:00, 07/03/2019

Virtual reality more effective in spurring storm evacuation than alerts: study Participants who saw virtual reality of a storm were significantly more likely to say they would make home preparations or evacuate than those who saw traditional weather maps or text alerts, the Hofstra University research found....
06:39, 06/22/2019

Brush fire prompts evacuation of Southern California amusement parks A brush fire raging along a Southern California riverbed prompted the evacuation of two nearby amusement parks on Sunday, but no homes were threatened and no serious injuries were reported, authorities said....
05:13, 06/10/2019

‘Suspicious’ device prompts evacuation at Sierra Vista shopping center SIERRA VISTA, Ariz., – Police had to evacuate a Goodwill Thrift Store and Donation Center in Sierra Vista after a “suspicious device” was discovered on Saturday. Sierra Vista Police Department says store employees discovered the device at about...
19:26, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 2-USA Today building declared safe after report of armed man, evacuation The headquarters of USA Today in suburban Washington was evacuated on Wednesday following reports of a man with a weapon, but police later found no indication of wrongdoing and declared the building safe, officials said....
03:00, 08/08/2019

Suspect arrested in robbery that prompted Desert Sky Mall evacuation in Phoenix PHOENIX (KPNX) — Phoenix police arrested one man in connection to the melee at Desert Sky Mall over the weekend. A panic spread Sunday after shoppers heard reports of an active shooting at Desert Sky Mall in Phoenix, but police put an end to those ru...
03:00, 08/13/2019

India launches mass evacuation, shuts down ports as cyclone bears down India began evacuating hundreds of thousands of villagers on Wednesday and shut down operations at two major ports on its east coast ahead of an impending cyclone expected to make landfall on Friday....
16:52, 05/01/2019

Russian officials cancel village evacuation after suspected missile accident Russian authorities have called off the evacuation of a village in northern Russia near the site of a suspected failed missile test, Russian state news agency TASS reported on Tuesday. The incident last week killed at least five nuclear specialists a...
06:26, 08/14/2019

Evacuation of village near explosion of nuclear cruise-missile engine called off Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty Images) In the wake of an apparent explosion of the nuclear-powered engine of an experimental cruise missile, the Russian government has reportedly evacuated residents of a nearby village. According to local m...
03:13, 08/15/2019

Dutch railway company to pay reparations for WWII transports The Dutch national railway company NS says it will pay reparations to Jews, Roma and Sinti whom it transported to camps during World War II from where they were sent to Nazi concentration camps...
22:39, 06/26/2019

Painting stolen by Nazis in WWII to be returned to Florence An 18th century Dutch painting of a vase of flowers will be returned to the Uffizi gallery in Italy after it was stolen by retreating Wehrmacht soldiers. The German family who acquired it tried to sell it back....
20:39, 06/29/2019

91-year-old WWII vet gets high school diploma with grandson DERRY, Pa. (AP) — A 91-year-old World War II veteran has finally received his high school diploma, eight decades after leaving school to support his family. Pete Sabedra walked across the stage at Derry Area Middle School, about 40 miles east of Pitt...
16:39, 05/09/2019

Decorated Indiana WWII veteran to be buried at Arlington EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A World War II veteran from Indiana will be laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery on the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion. Carl Mann was among the Allied troops who stormed Omaha Beach in Nazi-occupied northern Fra...
18:52, 05/27/2019

DNA test reunites sons of American WWII soldier At 75, a DNA test reunites a French man with his brother living in South Carolina, who never knew he existed and connects him to his father. (May 20)        ...
20:26, 05/20/2019

Japan PM says WWII labor row is biggest issue with S. Korea Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says the main cause of escalating tensions between Japan and South Korea is a loss of trust over court rulings ordering Japanese companies to compensate South Koreans for forced labor during World War II...
18:13, 08/06/2019

Time to Pay Your Respects to the Plywood Boat that Helped Win WWII As you likely know, it’s the 75th anniversary of D-Day, when 160,000 Allied troops invaded the beaches of Normandy, undertaking the largest from-the-sea invasion in the history of human warfare and marking the beginning of the end for the Axis. The a...
20:39, 06/06/2019

Georgia WWII veterans gets French Legion of Honor KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — A World War II veteran from Georgia has been bestowed with a high honor for his valor on the front lines in France. WXIA-TV reports the French Consulate on Thursday awarded Alan Hall with the French Legion of Honor, an award give...
02:39, 06/15/2019

Stamp to honor WWII battleship where Japan surrendered KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service will issue a stamp honoring the famous World War II battleship the USS Missouri that was the site of Japan’s unconditional surrender on Sept. 2, 1945, in Tokyo Bay. The Postal Service says that th...
16:52, 05/14/2019

WWII veteran’s remains finally return home TUCSON –The public is invited to attend the memorial services for an Arizona soldier who was killed during World War II almost 80 years ago. The remains of U.S. Army Sergeant Cread Shuey, who was a prisoner of war in the Philippines, will be flown wi...
03:00, 05/29/2019

WWII sweethearts who reunited in France may see each other again, this time in Mississippi After a brief reunion in France, wartime sweethearts K.T. Robbins and Jeannine Ganaye are looking to add another chapter to their love story.        ...
22:00, 06/21/2019

How to Find a Family Member's WWII Service Records Last week’s 75th anniversary of D-Day was a reminder to many of the kids and grandkids of World War II veterans that we still don’t know the details of so many of their stories. Any description about their experiences in the war that were passed down...
20:26, 06/11/2019

WWII plane rescued from boneyard to join D-Day anniversary BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A World War II aircraft that took part in the D-Day invasion in 1944 is returning to Europe for the 75th anniversary of the battle. Found in Wisconsin and restored, the C-47 named That’s All, Brother will drop paratroope...
08:13, 05/21/2019

Navajo Code Talker who fought in WWII dies Fleming Begaye Sr., a member of the top-secret Navajo Code Talker program that developed an unbreakable code language during World War II, has died, according to Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez...
02:13, 05/14/2019

| WATCH: WWII British shipwreck leaking oil off New York The US Coast Guard says a World War II-era shipwreck off Long Island is leaking oil through two pinpoint leaks. It is conducting an assessment of the remaining oil aboard the British tanker Coimbra, which was sank by a Nazi U-boat in 1942....
18:13, 05/17/2019

American WWII soldier’s sons reunited thanks to DNA test FRANCE — After decades of searching, Andre Gantois had lost hope. The retired French postal worker figured he’d likely go to his grave without ever knowing who his father was, unable to identify the US serviceman who had fought his way across France ...
19:00, 05/20/2019

Forest fire that caused evacuation from Keewaywin First Nation moves closer to the community Community resident and former chief Joe Meekis says the evacuation of the area was completed yesterday, with residents taken to Sioux Lookout and Timmins....
20:13, 07/05/2019

Cyclone Fani hits India's east coast after huge evacuation operation The powerful cyclone Fani has struck India's eastern coast, bringing high winds and torrential rain. More than a million people were taken to safety ahead of the storm....
09:52, 05/03/2019

Cyclone slams into Indian temple town, Bangladesh braces with evacuation order A cyclone barreled into eastern India on Friday, damaging houses in the tourist town of Puri and wounding 160 people after a million people were moved into storm shelters....
18:00, 05/03/2019

Walmart employee's son, 31, called in threat to 'shoot up' store, prompting evacuation, authorities say Authorities in Florida made an arrest Sunday after a Tampa-area Walmart store received a threat that prompted the evacuation of customers, according to reports....
09:26, 08/05/2019

Iraq slams evacuation of Exxon Mobil foreign staff as 'political' move Iraq has expressed anger over Exxon Mobil's decision to evacuate its foreign staff from an oil field amid growing US-Iran tensions. The move came just days after Washington pulled out its staff from the Baghdad embassy....
00:26, 05/20/2019

Pikangikum First Nation evacuation plan paused due to lack of host communities: chief The evacuation of Pikangikum First Nation is now expected to resume on Thursday, as crews battled a fire burning about six kilometres to the southwest....
22:13, 07/10/2019

Official: Poland entitled to seek German WWII reparations A Polish official says there exist no documents or records to show that Poland ever renounced its right to seek World War II reparations from Germany...
16:13, 05/21/2019

British Pilots To Make History, Fly Around The World In A WWII Spitfire A little over two weeks from now, two British pilots -- Steve Boultbee Brooks and Matt Jones -- will embark on an epic mission straight out of a Jules Verne book in a fighter from the glory days of......
18:00, 07/18/2019

Decorated WWII veteran buried at Arlington on 75th anniversary of D-Day A decorated World War II veteran who earned three Purple Hearts and seven Bronze Stars for his bravery was laid to rest on the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion. Carl Mann, of Indiana, was part of the second wave of Allied troops who stormed Oma...
03:26, 06/07/2019

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is keeping fans engaged better than WWII did Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is doing a better job of keeping players than its predecessor, WWII, according to Activision Blizzard's Q1 financial report.Read More...
00:26, 05/03/2019

Japan summons South Korean ambassador over WWII labor row Japan's Foreign Ministry has summoned the South Korean ambassador amid a deepening diplomatic dispute over wartime compensation. Earlier, an elderly man set himself on fire in protest outside Japan's embassy in Seoul....
08:52, 07/19/2019

Van driver quizzed by police after WWII veteran, 94, dies in crash A van driver has been questioned by police on suspicion of causing the death by dangerous driving of a 94-year-old woman who served in an all-female Second World War air defence unit ....
15:39, 05/15/2019

97-Year-Old WWII Veteran Recreates 1944 Parachute on D-Day Anniversary A US veteran who was parachuted into France during D-Day in 1944 defied his age on Wednesday as he recreated his courageous feat of 75 years ago as part of ceremonies to mark the famous landings....
22:00, 06/05/2019

Dutch WWII submarine wrecks disappear from Malaysian seabed Salvagers have removed HNLMS K XVII and HNLMS O 16 – and remains of 79 crewThe wrecks of two Dutch submarines sunk off the Malaysian coast during the second world war have disappeared along with the remains of the 79 men who perished onboard.Research...
18:52, 07/08/2019

How Nazi Germany Got A Lot Closer To Building A Nuclear Weapon In WWII A cube of uranium. A Nazi plan to build a nuclear bomb. A search for the fate of the remaining pieces of an experiment that might have altered history....
04:26, 05/12/2019

Chick-Fil-A manager helps WWII vet change tire in act of kindness When a 96-year-old World War II veteran entered a Maryland Chick-Fil-A Thursday seeking help to replace a flat tire, a manager offered to help “without hesitation,” according to a fellow employee....
14:39, 07/12/2019

American WWII veteran reunited with French sweetheart 75 years after they first met An American Second World War veteran was reunited with his French sweetheart 75 years after they fell in love in her hometown in northeastern France....
18:26, 06/13/2019

WWII-Era Navajo Code Talker Fleming Begaye Sr. Dies At 97 CHINLE, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation has announced that World War II-era Navajo Code Talker Fleming Begaye Sr. has died. Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez says Begaye died Friday in Chinle, Arizona. He was 97. The cause of death was not disclose...
03:00, 05/11/2019

What WWII Allies heard on D-Day, before storming Nazis, saving world 75 years ago, General Eisenhower addressed thousands of WWII Allied troops before they stormed Nazi troops on the beaches of Normandy, France.        ...
15:00, 06/06/2019

Kentucky WWII Veteran To Receive French Legion Of Honor WILMORE, Ky. (AP) — A 95-year-old World War II veteran in Kentucky will be awarded the French Legion of Honor, that country’s highest distinction. The Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs says Alvin H. Perry, of Wilmore, will receive the med...
12:39, 05/14/2019

Tuskegee Airman who flew 142 WWII combat missions dies at 99 LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — World War II pilot Robert Friend, one of the last original members of the famed all-black Tuskegee Airmen, has died at the age of 99. Friend’s daughter, Karen Friend Crumlich, told The Desert Sun her father died Friday...
13:26, 06/23/2019

Search group finds graves of over 30 soldiers killed in WWII The graves of more than 30 US Marines and sailors killed in one of the bloodiest battles of World War II are believed to have been found on the remote atoll of Tarawa. The discovery was made in March by History Flight, a nonprofit organization that s...
14:26, 06/26/2019

Mysterious Russian Nuclear Explosion Upgraded From Weird to Baffling Amid Evacuation Confusion Russia military officials issued conflicting reports this week about whether residents in areas near a mysterious nuclear explosion must evacuate.Read more......
03:39, 08/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Iraq oil minister calls Exxon Mobil's evacuation of foreign staff 'unacceptable' Exxon Mobil's decision to evacuate its foreign staff from the West Qurna 1 oilfield in southern Iraq on Saturday was "unacceptable and unjustified", Iraq's Oil Minister Thamer Ghadhban said on Sunday....
15:39, 05/19/2019

Alberta wildfires: Trout Lake on evacuation alert; High Level winds shift A remote northern Alberta community was put on evacuation alert due to a new wildfire, as crews further northwest continue to battle the High Level fire....
18:52, 05/27/2019

India launches mass evacuation, warns tourists, as cyclone bears down on east coast India has started evacuating hundreds of thousands of villagers living along its northeastern coastline ahead of a severe cyclone due to make landfall on Friday....
12:26, 05/01/2019

Risk of nuclear war now highest since WWII, UN arms research chief warns GENEVA — The risk of nuclear weapons being used is at its highest since World War II, a senior UN security expert said Tuesday, calling it an “urgent” issue that the world should take more seriously. Renata Dwan, director of the UN Institute for Disa...
21:26, 05/22/2019

Okinawa governor delivers 'peace declaration' on anniversary of WWII battle Okinawa Gov. Denny Tamaki made a "peace declaration" Sunday on the 74th anniversary of the end of the World War II ground battle that claimed hundreds of thousands of Japanese lives....
21:39, 06/23/2019

Graves of more than 30 US Marines, sailors from WWII discovered on remote Pacific Island Several graves containing what are likely the remains of more than 30 U.S. Marines and sailors killed during one of the bloodiest battles of World War II were discovered on a remote Pacific Island, officials said....
13:26, 06/26/2019

WWII veteran’s remains arrive home 77 years after he died in POW camp TUCSON – It was a homecoming fit for a hero – it was nearly eight decades in the making. The remains of World War II veteran, Sgt. Cread Shuey arrived at the Tucson International Airport on Tuesday morning. Shuey joined the military when ...
03:00, 05/29/2019

Late WWII, Korean War veteran finally receives Purple Heart TUCSON – Memorial Day is a day to honor our military and the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice defending our freedoms. One veteran is finally being honored with a medal years after his passing. Louis Moran fought in World War II and...
21:13, 05/27/2019

WWII veteran finally gets funeral more than 7 decades after his death at Pearl Harbor More than seven decades have passed since Navy Seaman 1st Class Hale McKissack's death aboard the USS Oklahoma in 1941.        ...
03:39, 05/07/2019

96-year-old WWII vet wows NJ stadium by playing national anthem on harmonica A New Jersey stadium went wild on Sunday when a 96-year-old played a touching rendition of the National Anthem on his harmonica ahead of Memorial Day....
06:26, 05/27/2019

WATCH: US brings home soldier remains from WWII battle 76 years later Flag-draped caskets believed to contain the recovered remains of more than 20 service members were carried off of an Air Force cargo plane Wednesday in Hawaii....
01:52, 07/19/2019

91-year-old WWII vet suffers fatal head injury at nursing home A 91-year-old World War II Navy veteran suffered a fatal blow to the head when he tumbled out of his wheelchair at an Iowa Veterans Affairs nursing home....
03:52, 05/05/2019

Denmark's prime minister apologizes to children abused during post-WWII era Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen has formally apologized to abused care home victims, saying it was one of the country's darkest chapters. For 14 years, victims sought an apology from Denmark for state negligence....
03:39, 08/14/2019

Japan's Kagoshima city orders 600,000 residents into evacuation centers, safe areas due to heavy rains Japan's southern city of Kagoshima on Wednesday ordered its nearly 600,000 residents to take shelter in evacuation centers and other safe areas as torrential rains threatened landslides and other damage, said public broadcaster NHK....
05:00, 07/03/2019

Russia cancels evacuation after missile explosion, claims tests show radiation levels 'normal' Russia's military appeared to do an about-face on Tuesday after telling residents of a village near a navy testing range to evacuate after a mysterious explosion, only to cancel the order hours later while adding to the uncertainty surrounding the in...
08:26, 08/15/2019

What does Berlin have that NYC doesn't? The legendary image of Berlin as a free-spirited domain where underground culture thrives has attracted a great number of expats. But some New Yorkers are coming to the city to find another type of freedom....
17:26, 06/13/2019

This Deleted Scene From The Godfather Reveals A Strange Fact About WWII-Era Cars In America A while back I encountered a clip of a deleted scene from The Godfather that caught my attention because of what was being discussed. Sure, there was plenty of mob stuff being talked about, but I was interested in one detail: a new car that came with...
05:13, 08/02/2019

Egan Bernal, 22, wins Tour de France; youngest post-WWII champion Egan Bernal has become the first Colombian to win the Tour de France as the three-week race ended with the 21st and final stage on the Champs-Elysees....
03:26, 07/29/2019

Oklahoma military base set to house migrant childern was once a WWII internment camp A U.S. Army base in Oklahoma that the federal government says will temporarily house children crossing the border without their parents was used during World War II as a Japanese internment camp....
07:00, 06/13/2019

Mudlark who discovered dog collar tag in Thames raises money for memorial for pets put down in WWII A mudlark's chance discovery of a rusting old dog collar tag has inspired a campaign to dedicate a memorial to the 2.5 million pets that were put down during the Second World War....
11:52, 08/09/2019

Emperor Naruhito voices 'deep remorse' 74 years after Japan's WWII surrender Japanese Emperor Naruhito apologized and expressed deep sorrow to the world Thursday on the 74th anniversary of Tokyo's surrender to Allied forces during World War II....
04:26, 08/16/2019

A 100-year-old WWII veteran has wanted to skydive since 1942. He finally made the jump. A naval aviator in World War II, Ronald Mason has always wanted to parachute. Last weekend, the 100-year-old Iowan made his first jump.        ...
08:00, 06/05/2019

How France’s champagne makers fooled Nazis — and helped turn the tide of WWII Next time you raise a glass of bubbly, you may want to consider raising one to the Champagne makers themselves. Moët & Chandon. Taittinger. They are among the most well-known brands in the world, but what’s not as well-known is their role during Worl...
07:39, 08/16/2019

US home construction slips 0.9% in May WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home construction slipped a bit in May as a sharp drop in single-family construction was only partially offset by a rise in apartment building. The Commerce Department said Tuesday that construction was started at a seasonally ...
15:26, 06/18/2019

US construction spending falls 0.8% in May WASHINGTON (AP) — Spending on U.S. construction projects fell in May, the first drop in six months, as home building fell for a fifth straight month. The Commerce Department says spending fell 0.8% in May, the first decline since a 1.3% drop in Novem...
17:00, 07/01/2019

The future of AI in the construction industry According to McKinsey, the construction industry is under-digitized, with companies failing to realise the potential of artificial intelligence (AI) as a driver of growth and efficiency.Implementing AI means significant investment for construction co...
12:26, 07/16/2019

Berlin and Beyond: So over plastic bags As the world celebrates International Plastic Bag Free Day, a growing number of countries are using legislation to eradicate these single-use items. It's time Germany joined the list, says DW's Tamsin Walker....
13:00, 07/03/2019

Germany's 16 states: Berlin 2019 Berlin celebrates itself — as a city of modernity, of women, of freedom. With 100 years of Bauhaus, 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall and a public holiday dedicated to women....
15:39, 06/19/2019

GHB: The new old drug taking over Berlin It's cheap, easy to make, and incredibly dangerous, and Berlin's night clubs may be complicit its trade and use. But targeting the clubs would also deprive the LGBT community of a precious oasis....
16:26, 05/10/2019

Missing Hawaii hiker found dead days after Amanda Eller found alive The body of hiker Noah “Kekai” Mina was discovered Wednesday, nine days after he was last seen, authorities in Hawaii said Wednesday. Helicopter rescuers spotted Mina’s body Wednesday morning about 300 feet below a fall line in the summit regio...
07:26, 05/30/2019

John Pinto, WWII Navajo code breaker and longtime NM state senator, dies at age 94 New Mexico State Senator John Pinto has died at age 94. Pinto was one of the last surviving Navajo Code Talkers and was the state senate's most senior member, having served from 1977 until his death.        ...
23:26, 05/25/2019

Remains of more than 20 American service members killed in bloody WWII battle return home More than 20 American service members who were killed in a bloody World War II battle are finally back on U.S. soil – and are one step closer to getting the burials they rightfully deserve....
15:26, 07/19/2019

This year's commemoration of the D-Day obscured the real cost of winning WWII in Europe and who paid the price REUTERS/Carlos Barria Leaders of Western countries gathered in Europe this month for a poignant and heartfelt ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion. But the commemoration reflected a habit of obscuring how the Allies really won...
01:00, 06/26/2019

As a WWII vet battles dementia, his family's research uncovers lost stories from his life Carl Thompson, 95, hasn't told a wartime story in years. Newspaper clippings and military records are revealing lost parts of his life to loved ones.        ...
23:26, 05/25/2019

Not enough sand for construction industry despite abundance? Sand as a building material is essential especially for highly industrialized societies. It's widely used around the world, and there seems to be no shortage. However, demand can easily surpass supply in some regions....
11:00, 06/25/2019

Valencia construction almost done, other projects starting TUCSON –  After more than a year of work, construction along a stretch of Valencia Road on the eastside is days away from completion. “It’s about time. It’s made it a lot quicker and smoother and less of a headache for sure,&#...
15:26, 08/13/2019

Hemp used for construction gains popularity in U.S. Natural materials builders in the United States have seen interest grow in "hempcrete," a renewable building material made with hemp that can take the place of traditional drywall, insulation and siding....
09:00, 07/18/2019

Mexican government to run construction of new oil refinery Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says that international companies invited to bid on the construction of a new oil refinery did not meet requirements for cost and time, so the government will take on the project...
22:52, 05/09/2019

First look at F1 2020's Vietnam GP construction, new facility The first look at the new permanent facility for the Vietnam Grand Prix, set to make its debut on the Formula 1 calendar in 2020, has been revealed by F1 Racing...
14:13, 05/02/2019

Underwater Fortress Found: Ancient Fort Linked to Bloody Biblical Battles Found Off Coast of Israel Underwater archaeology is helping to transform our knowledge of the ancient world. In Israel, maritime archaeologists have discovered a 2,200-year-old Hellenistic fortress linked to biblical battles.  ...
22:39, 06/01/2019

Trump Administration to Hold Migrant Children at Base That Served as WWII Japanese Internment Camp The Trump Administration has opted to use an Army base in Oklahoma to hold growing numbers of immigrant children in its custody after running out of room at government shelters. Fort Sill, an 150-year-old installation once used to set up internment c...
02:39, 06/12/2019

Experience: I tunnelled under the Berlin Wall My real fear was the border guards and Stasi, who were listening for movement beneath the ground and digging their own tunnels to intercept oursIn 1961, I was 21 and studying civil engineering in East Germany. I was desperate to escape to the west; t...
12:52, 07/12/2019

Berlin startup fashion label: It's all in the bag A couple of years ago, a Berlin-based entrepreneur took a risky decision of starting yet another fashion label in a crowded market and focusing on bags and backpacks. His Indian partner has helped his business thrive....
13:26, 06/06/2019

Berlin to freeze rents for five years Renters are increasingly unable to afford housing in Berlin. An influential property-owners' association has called for landlords to raise rents before the bill can go into effect....
19:13, 06/18/2019

Germany: Jewish man attacked in Berlin German police are looking for two men who attacked a man wearing Jewish clothing while he was walking in Berlin. The number of violent anti-Semitic attacks in Germany has increased between 2017 and 2018....
21:39, 08/14/2019

Germany's Merkel seen shaking again in Berlin Angela Merkel has again been seen shaking at a public appointment, after a previous incident was attributed to heat and dehydration. Germany is in the midst of a heat wave that has seen temperatures soar....
15:52, 06/27/2019

Rabbi spat on and cursed at in Berlin Rabbi Yehuda Teichtal said two men spat on him while he was walking home from the synagogue with his son. German police are investigating the incident as a religiously-motivated crime....
19:39, 07/31/2019

Berlin street swarmed by 30,000 bees Tens of thousands of bees brought traffic in a busy street in Berlin's Neuköln district to a stop. Local beekeepers intervened within minutes of police responding to the scene....
07:13, 05/19/2019

Techno in Berlin: After the hype, the downfall? Berlin is considered the mecca of free, untamed techno. But for how long? The clubs are taking a beating from big investors, gentrification and techno tourists. Politicians appear powerless to stop it....
16:00, 07/01/2019

Why nightingales love scruffy Berlin Berlin attracts more nightingales than almost any other European city. Although it's not an urban species, the little bird with the big voice seems to thrive in Germany's hectic capital....
14:13, 05/03/2019

Remembering the Berlin Wall – in pictures The order for work to start on building the Berlin Wall was issued on 13 August 1961. East German guards sealed the border, preventing an exodus to the west. Barbed wire was gradually replaced with the concrete barrier, which remained until 9 Novembe...
13:52, 08/13/2019

Google to open new Berlin office The US tech giant has planned several hundred new jobs for the new office. Locals have rejected Google's previous plans for a start-up campus over concerns for their rent and livelihoods....
22:26, 06/02/2019

Travelers get used to unfinished Berlin airport Having seen numerous delays, Berlin's new airport is scheduled to open in October 2020. But even that deadline is now being questioned. Travelers are not overly concerned, though, as Hardy Graupner found out....
11:39, 05/14/2019

Tucson area road construction picking up TUCSON – With millions of dollars in taxes coming in road construction is starting to heat up around Tucson. According to regional traffic officials, more than 30 projects are currently underway, with another 200 planned. Below is an accounting...
03:39, 05/23/2019

Building under construction topples in Cambodia, killing 17 Cambodian rescuers combing through the rubble of a collapsed seven-story building have recovered the bodies of 17 construction workers and pulled out 24 injured...
08:13, 06/23/2019

Instagram’s wholesome ‘Construction Guy’ is a viral stunt In the end, everyone’s new favorite Instagrammer was just as phony as the rest of ’em. A construction worker from Texas became a social media sensation this week for a seemingly wholesome take on influencer content: @JustAConstructionGuy ...
22:39, 06/14/2019

Construction starts on massive telescope in Hawaii MAUNA KEA, Hawaii (AP) – Scientists say the massive telescope they plan to build atop Hawaii’s highest peak will help them peer back to the time just after the Big Bang and answer fundamental questions about the universe. The site is a wo...
05:00, 07/15/2019

Gay Penguins, and Their Hope for a Baby, Have Enchanted Berlin Two male penguins at Zoo Berlin have adopted an egg, delighting Germans and raising the prospect of the zoo’s first penguin chick in almost two decades....
12:26, 08/14/2019

Union Berlin secure first ever Bundesliga promotion For the first time in seven years, a second-division side has won the Bundesliga relegation playoff. Union Berlin secured promotion on away goals after holding off Stuttgart, who were relegated in the process....
05:39, 05/28/2019

Berlin's new BER airport finally tops out Terminal 2 After 13 long years, the end seems to be in sight. The Berlin Brandenburg International Airport, which was supposed to open in 2011, has topped out a second terminal. The airport is meant to open next year....
10:26, 07/31/2019

Director of Jewish Museum Berlin resigns The director of the Jewish Museum Berlin, Peter Schäfer, has resigned following criticism from the Central Council of Jews. At issue were a museum exhibition and a tweet seen to be critical of Israel's occupation policy....
05:00, 06/15/2019

Germany’s Merkel shaking again at event in Berlin BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has appeared unsteady and shaking for the second time in 10 days at a ceremony in Berlin. The brief incident happened as Merkel stood alongside President Frank-Walter Steinmeier at an indoor event Thursda...
11:13, 06/27/2019

Back to the wall: cycling Berlin's Mauerweg As the 30th anniversary of its fall approaches, a cycle ride along the route of the Berlin Wall reveals a once-divided city now open and welcomingIt makes for delightful cycling: dappled sunshine, a smooth path, birds in the trees. The only clue that...
13:00, 06/15/2019

Berlin protest highlights plight of migrants in Med. Activists in Berlin have added a life vest to the capital’s iconic “Molecule Man” statue to raise awareness to the perilous plight of migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean into Europe...
12:13, 05/17/2019

1961: What Germany was like when the Berlin Wall was built Construction of the Berlin Wall began on August 13, 1961 – the same year birth control was introduced in Germany. It was also the beginning of what would become one of the biggest names in music history: The Beatles....
10:39, 08/13/2019

Berlin and Beyond: Time for Germany to ban plastic bags As the world celebrates International Plastic Bag Free Day, a growing number of countries are using legislation to eradicate these single-use items. It's time Germany joined the list, says DW's Tamsin Walker....
12:00, 07/05/2019

Buemi beats Vandoorne to pole in Berlin "Nissan e.dams driver Sebastien Buemi took pole position for ABB FIA Formula E’s race in Berlin ahead of fellow ex-Formula 1 racer Stoffel Vandoorne."...
13:00, 05/25/2019

Berlin's Club der Visionäre damaged in blaze Club der Visionäre, a well-known party spot in Berlin's Kreuzberg district, has been partially gutted by a fire, authorities said. Emergency responders managed to stop the blaze before it reached a nearby gas station....
22:00, 06/15/2019

Berlin Airlift remembered, key moment in Cold War Berliners are celebrating the 70th anniversary of the day the Soviets lifted their blockade strangling West Berlin in the post-World War II years with a big party at the former Tempelhof airport in the German capital...
13:13, 05/12/2019

Berlin's new BER airport finally tops-out Terminal 2 After 13 long years, the end seems to be in sight. The Berlin Brandenburg International Airport, which was supposed to open in 2011, has topped off a second terminal. The airport is meant to open next year....
04:00, 07/31/2019

Berlin takes a new approach to the Three Seas Initiative Germany is begun to show support for the eastern European initiative. President Steinmeier is traveling to Ljubljana to meet with the group, as the region has come into the geopolitical focus of major powers....
01:39, 06/06/2019

Discover Planet Berlin: DW's new multimedia special People from 190 countries live in Berlin, bringing with them pieces of their homelands. DW presents a must-do travel guide to Berlin from its international inhabitants, who have made the city their own — and unique....
19:13, 05/21/2019

Keystone XL pipeline opponents again seek to block construction Opponents of the Keystone XL oil pipeline asked a judge to again block construction of the project after U.S. President Donald Trump issued it a new permit....
06:26, 07/11/2019

Hawaiian Elders Arrested in Protest of Telescope Construction When completed, the Thirty Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea’s summit is expected to be the largest telescope in the Northern Hemisphere. But its construction has drawn heated opposition....
14:13, 07/18/2019

Pentagon shifting $1.5 billion to border wall construction WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it is reallocating $1.5 billion to help pay for construction of 80 miles of wall at the U.S.-Mexican border. The money is being drawn from savings in numerous defense programs, including one that supports the Afgha...
18:52, 05/10/2019

NYC passes rule to close ‘Kushner loophole’ in construction NEW YORK (AP) — New York City lawmakers have voted to close the “Kushner loophole” that critics say encourages landlords to file false paperwork. The bill approved Wednesday by the City Council will require regulators to double-check when...
01:13, 05/09/2019

Israel PM Inaugurates 'Trump Heights' On Golan, But Construction May Lag Israel approved in principle on Sunday a new community named after US President Donald Trump on a contested frontier zone with Syria - but construction looked likely to lag given Prime Minister......
02:39, 06/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Tanzania says construction of LNG plant to start in 2022 Tanzania expects a consortium of international oil companies to start building a long-delayed liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in 2022, its energy minister said on Tuesday....
18:26, 05/28/2019

Mexican president says Pemex will oversee construction of new refinery The construction of Mexico's new refinery will be overseen by state oil firm Pemex after the government declared the tender void, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Thursday....
15:52, 05/09/2019

Russian city cancels cathedral construction after protests The governor of Russia's Urals region said Wednesday that a plan to build a Russian Orthodox cathedral in a popular park will be cancelled after protests that drew nationwide attention....
23:39, 05/22/2019

Israel launches 'Trump Heights' on Golan, but construction may lag Israel approved in principle on Sunday a new community named after U.S. President Donald Trump on a contested frontier zone with Syria - but construction looked likely to lag given Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's political stumbles....
01:52, 06/17/2019

Construction work restricts Ina Road starting Monday TUCSON – Lane restrictions will be put in place on Ina Road between Thornydale and Oldfather roads starting Monday evening for a utility valve adjustment project. From 8 p.m. to 6 a.m., the intersections will be restricted from Monday through T...
23:00, 05/20/2019

NY state construction business has added 91K jobs since 2010 There’s no shortage of work for New York hard hats, as the state’s construction industry continues to thrive, new figures from the state comptroller show. “While the nation has yet to recover all of the construction jobs it lost during the Great Rece...
06:39, 05/10/2019

1 Dead In Fire At Under-Construction Navy Warship In Mumbai One person died in a major fire broke out at an under-construction warship of the Navy at Maharashtra's Mazgaon Dockyard Friday evening and one person who was suspected to be trapped inside died, a......
18:39, 06/21/2019

New Mexico city allows construction of private border wall A New Mexico city is allowing construction to resume of a privately funded barrier along the U.S.-Mexico border following questions about its permit....
20:39, 05/30/2019

Austrian construction group Porr hit by cyber attack Austrian construction company Porr detected a cyber attack on its communication infrastructure on Thursday and its telephone lines and emails were disrupted, the company said....
19:13, 05/02/2019

"BJP Got Majority In Polls For Construction Of Ram Temple": Shiv Sena Rajya Sabha MP and Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Saturday said that the Ram temple would be constructed in Ayodhya under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Yogi......
05:26, 06/16/2019

Brexit uncertainty triggers slump in UK construction sector Commercial building work is hit hardest as engineering work dries upBrexit uncertainty has led to a mothballing of commercial and civil engineering projects and caused a contraction of the UK’s struggling construction industry, the latest snapshot of...
02:39, 06/05/2019

One killed, two others hurt in Long Island construction accident A construction worker was killed and two others hurt when they became entangled in wiring that got stuck under a pick-up truck on Long Island, authorities said....
14:27, 08/11/2019

Israel approves Palestinian construction in West Bank Israel’s Cabinet has unanimously approved a proposal to build over 700 housing units for Palestinians in the occupied West Bank in addition to 6,000 Israeli settlement housing units...
13:39, 07/31/2019

Hawaiian Elders Protesting Telescope Construction Are Arrested When completed, the Thirty Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea’s summit is expected to be the largest telescope in the Northern Hemisphere. But its construction has drawn heated opposition....
14:13, 07/27/2019

Construction of border wall panels underway in California The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced a new panel installation on the 11-mile section of a new border wall within U.S. Border Patrol's San Diego Sector on Thursday....
22:26, 06/29/2019

Hard Rock Hotel construction back in action A tower crane popped up and construction resumed over the weekend after a curious, weeks-long pause at the Hard Rock Hotel site at 151 W. 48th St. But the construction manager for the 34-story, 225,000-square-foot project is now Aecom Tishman, not Pl...
08:52, 06/25/2019

Fire On Under-Construction Warship Won't Impact Completion: Officials A day after a fire occurred at an under-construction Naval warship at Mumbai's Mazagon Dockyard, a senior official Saturday said it would not affect the schedule of the ambitious ''Project 15-B''......
18:00, 06/22/2019

Indiana construction workers discover 12,000-year-old mastodon Construction workers excavating a new sewer line in Indiana unearthed what scientists believe to be the remains of a 12,000-year-old mastodon that roamed the area at the end of the last ice age....
23:00, 05/03/2019

Passengers Walked To LaGuardia Airport Because Construction And Traffic Were So Bad Is LaGuardia Airport the worst airport in the entire world? Is it the worst place in America, period? Well, given that passengers are now being forced to walk to the airport from the highway suggests that we might be moving into firm, 100 percent “ye...
19:26, 08/09/2019

How volunteers near Berlin help excavate World War II mass graves World War II ended 74 years ago. But volunteers are still searching parts of Germany for the remains of the war dead. Nina Werkhäuser reports from the village of Klessin, near Berlin....
20:13, 05/09/2019

Union Berlin fans savouring Bundesliga promotion bid Smoke from grilled bratwurst sausages filled the air and the beer taps were kept flowing as Union Berlin fans celebrated taking a step closer to Bundesliga promotion        ...
17:26, 05/13/2019

Bundesliga Relegation Playoff Live: Stuttgart in Berlin The domestic season in Germany approaches an end. First, Union Berlin are hoping to be the first second-division team since 2012 to beat their top-flight opponents and secure Bundesliga status. Follow live updates here!...
19:39, 05/27/2019

Bundesliga club Union Berlin: Between idealism and reality Union Berlin hold cult status for many fans as a club that stands for more than just football. Yet before Union's historic first Bundesliga season, the balance between tradition and reality is already being challenged....
16:00, 08/16/2019

‘Things are quite special here’: Union Berlin prepare for the Bundesliga No East Berlin team has made it to the top division before and Union are determined not to let it change themIt counted as an emergency when, one day this summer, the Berlin district of Köpenick awoke to find itself daubed in blue. Overnight a group ...
14:00, 08/17/2019

| Teens try to collect ransom by faking a kidnapping in Berlin Berlin police say a 13-year-old girl and her 18-year-old friend have faked the girl's kidnapping to blackmail a ransom from her father, a move that led to a massive manhunt involving 280 officers in the German capital....
19:39, 04/28/2019

Feast for the eyes: Food photography on show in Berlin Featuring works from Cindy Sherman, Wolfgang Tillmans, Nan Goldin and many more, a new exhibition at C/O Berlin, "Food for the Eyes. The Story of Food in Photography," celebrates the idea that we are what we eat....
18:52, 06/07/2019

Berlin Brandenburg: The airport with half a million faults Billions over budget, years late in opening, and still being rebuilt before a single plane has landed. What's gone so wrong at the new Berlin airport?...
04:26, 06/29/2019

Rammstein's second single 'Radio' debuts on a Berlin wall Following Rammstein's incendiary "Deutschland" video, the band is back with another single — and more ingenious promotion — as the song "Radio" is screened for the first time on a Berlin building....
03:39, 05/02/2019

Berlin police scuffle with activists at gentrification protest Berlin police scuffled on Wednesday with activists protesting against the gentrification of the German capital, where thousands demonstrated to highlight the city's shortage of affordable housing....
04:13, 05/02/2019

Director of Berlin’s Jewish Museum quits following criticism BERLIN (AP) — The director of Berlin’s Jewish Museum is stepping down following strong criticism of the museum’s leadership by Germany’s Jewish community. A statement Friday said director Peter Schaefer was resigning to prevent furt...
19:26, 06/14/2019

Berlin's bumbling beekeepers leave swarms without homes Inexperienced hobbyists force bees to search often in vain for suitable habitats across the cityHumans are not the only ones in Berlin struggling to find accommodation. A beekeeping boom has led to swarms of bees forming novel new hives using anythin...
09:00, 08/09/2019

Rammstein on Tour: Live at the Berlin Olympic Stadium While every nuance of Rammstein’s tour makes the news in Germany on an almost daily basis, fans continue to devour the band's images, recordings and controversies. DW was in Berlin to capture the band's live show....
21:00, 06/26/2019

Director of Berlin’s Jewish Museum Quits After Spat Over B.D.S. Peter Schäfer stepped down after the museum became engaged in a dispute on Twitter about the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement against Israel....
01:39, 06/15/2019

Teens try to collect ransom by faking a kidnapping in Berlin Berlin police say a 13-year-old girl and her 18-year-old friend have faked the girl's kidnapping to blackmail a ransom from her father, a move that led to a massive manhunt involving 280 officers in the German capital....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Climate activist Greta Thunberg in Berlin: 'We will never stop' The Swedish teen activist has praised Germany's young protesters for sacrificing their education for the climate. Thunberg's movement calls on students around the work to skip school every Friday....
13:52, 07/19/2019

Berlin To Tighten Rules For Electric Scooter Users Berlin plans to stop electric scooters from being left haphazardly on sidewalks and other anti-social behavior that's drawn the ire of residents in the German capital since the vehicles were made......
11:00, 08/08/2019

Visiting a Berlin elementary school where German isn't always spoken Kids in Germany are trickling back to school as a debate heats up about holding back those with poor German. DW's Kate Brady visited a Berlin classroom to see the struggles and successes of German-language learners....
20:00, 08/17/2019

Max Mara showcases Bowie-inspired collection in Berlin Neues museum catwalk show also paid homage to Marlene Dietrich’s gender fluidity Women over 40, once invisible in the fashion world, are taking centre stage. The German singer Ute Lemper, 55, and the model and ocean conservation activist Carolyn Mur...
20:13, 06/04/2019

Serbia, Kosovo agree to talks following Berlin summit A Balkan summit in Berlin has ended with Serbia and Kosovo agreeing to work together to diffuse existing tensions. Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron had hoped to restart a dialogue....
03:39, 05/02/2019

| Microscopic remains of Nazi victims to be buried in Berlin More than seven decades after World War II ended, some 300 tiny pieces of human tissue from political prisoners executed by the Nazis will be buried at a Berlin cemetery....
15:39, 05/13/2019

Pro and anti-Israel protests draw hundreds in Berlin Hundreds of people including prominent German politicians and members of the Jewish community are protesting against a larger, anti-Israel rally in Berlin....
20:39, 06/01/2019

Hertha Berlin hires Ante Covic as coach Hertha Berlin is putting its faith in under-23 coach Ante Covic to take charge as Pal Dardai's replacement for next season        ...
14:13, 05/12/2019

IFA 2019: show dates, exhibitors and everything we expect to see in Berlin Oompah bands, bavarian bierkellers, techno and technology. Yep, it's that time of year again: IFA 2019, Europe's largest tech-filled tradeshow, is gearing up for its annual Berlin showcase.Outside of CES in Las Vegas, Nevada, it's one ...
16:52, 07/25/2019

Felix Jaehn celebrates his journey — and Berlin Pride He shot to fame aged 19. Five years later, Felix Jaehn is one of the world's top DJs. His new single and recent coming-out as bisexual tell the story of a young man who fought hard to find himself....
16:13, 07/28/2019

Berlin remembers homosexuals killed by Nazis in World War II Thousands of homosexuals murdered by the former Nazi regime have been remembered in Berlin. The ceremony began the capital’s annual pride parade inspired by New York’s 1969 Christopher Street Day (CSD)....
19:26, 07/27/2019

Merkel, Macron to host Balkans meeting in Berlin German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron are hosting a meeting of Balkan leaders in Berlin, a move intended to restart deadlocked talks between Serbia and Kosovo....
10:13, 04/29/2019

Berlin cyclists take over streets, demand more space for bikes Tens of thousands of cyclists have taken over the streets of Berlin as part of a campaign to make the city more bike-friendly. Organizers have called it the "biggest bicycle demonstration in the world."...
22:26, 06/02/2019

Union Berlin: Daring to dream of Bundesliga football Union Berlin are set to face Stuttgart for the chance to play in the Bundesliga next season. In an era of rampant commercialism, they are dreaming of giving fans in the top flight a different in-stadium experience....
23:39, 05/22/2019

Berlin's 'Mohammed' baby-name trend distorted by far-right and media What's in a name? In Germany, if that name is "Mohammed," the answer is: a political powder keg — and one that the far-right AfD was quick to get its hands on. But what does the uproar about the name actually reveal?...
20:26, 05/06/2019

Germany: Two women injured in 'homophobic incident' in Berlin Police say a man has insulted and injured two women in an apparent homophobic attack. The incident comes after an assault on a lesbian couple in London received international attention....
18:13, 06/10/2019

Ante Covic appointed new Hertha Berlin manager The team's youth coach will take over as manager of the Bundesliga side next season. Covic said the appointment was "a childhood dream has come true."...
17:13, 05/12/2019

Thousands in Berlin protest Iran's political repression Opponents of Iran's theocratic government have rallied in Berlin to protest the country's human rights record. They urged potential investors not to support the regime and said the West should not deals with Tehran....
00:26, 07/07/2019

René Pollesch to head Berlin's iconic Volksbühne The 56-year-old playwright and director will be the new director of Berlin's Volksbühne, Culture Senator Klaus Lederer confirmed on Wednesday. It's hoped that Pollesch will end years of turbulence at the theater....
21:52, 06/12/2019

Beyond the Wall: East Berlin's many faces explored in exhibition East Berlin was the center of power in communist East Germany, but it was also a city where subversive currents thrived. The exhibition "East Berlin. Half a Capital" looks at everyday life in the 1970s and 80s....
19:26, 05/10/2019

A tale of two cities’ housing crises: Dublin and Berlin The German capital has become a minefield for renters and the problem is becoming increasingly politicized. But in the Irish capital, Dublin, the situation has developed into a full-blown housing crisis....
23:00, 07/04/2019

New Berlin Stolpersteine honor victims of Nazi Germany Berlin is about to get several new memorials fitted into sidewalks across the city. Worldwide, more than 70,000 such "stumble stones" have been installed to commemorate the victims of the Nazis....
22:26, 05/07/2019

Nazi victims' remains to be buried in ceremony in Berlin The remains of victims of the Nazis that were used for medical experiments will be buried in Berlin more than seven decades years after the end of Adolf Hitler's dictatorship....
12:52, 05/13/2019

Opinion: The Shame of Berlin. Why can't the city build an airport? Berlin's unfinished airport just started adding a new terminal, even though the original structure is still not open. Despite a major test run of systems in the first building DW's Henrik Böhme just isn't convinced....
19:39, 07/31/2019

Berlin's Kreuzberg asks residents to sit out pollution — literally How do you make a city more sustainable? One street in the Berlin neighborhood of Kreuzberg is trying to figure that out with local democracy, yellow furniture and green dots. But not everyone is happy....
13:26, 07/26/2019

Nazi victims’ remains to be buried in ceremony in Berlin The remains of victims of the Nazis that were used for medical experiments will be buried in Berlin more than seven decades years after the end of Adolf Hitler’s dictatorship...
10:39, 05/13/2019

Union Berlin promoted to Bundesliga, Stuttgart relegated "Union Berlin were promoted to the Bundesliga for the first time after a 0-0 draw with VfB Stuttgart in the second leg of their relegation/promotion playoff on Monday gave them an away-goals victory after the tie finished 2-2 on aggregate."...
01:13, 05/28/2019

Berlin honors victims 58 years after the Wall was built Victims of Berlin’s former Soviet-era Wall, whose construction began 58 years ago, are being remembered in the capital. German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has warned of 'new walls' in electoral thinking....
03:39, 08/14/2019

Kenya's first coal plant construction paused in climate victory Owners failed to assess environmental and community concerns, court rules, while US ambassador wades into debate in support of coal powerKenya has been urged to halt construction of the country’s first ever coal-powered plant near the coastal town of...
11:00, 07/11/2019

Trump Administration delays construction along border wall until October TUCSON – Construction for the U.S.- Mexico border wall in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument and Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge will be delayed until October after a legal challenge with conservative groups. According to court document...
03:39, 08/15/2019

Pentagon Reallocates $1.5 Billion of Funds to Pay for Border Wall Construction (WASHINGTON) — The Pentagon is shifting $1.5 billion in funds originally targeted for support of the Afghan security forces and other projects to help pay for construction of 80 miles of wall at the U.S.-Mexican border, officials said Friday. C...
02:26, 05/11/2019

Falling mortgage rates boost homebuilder confidence, but not new construction The nation's homebuilders are feeling better about their business, as falling mortgage rates help more buyers afford homes. They are still not, however, building enough homes to meet demand....
17:13, 08/15/2019

Martha’s Vineyard tribe, town spar over casino construction BOSTON (AP) — Officials on Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts are battling a Native American tribe’s efforts to build a casino on the famous resort island. Aquinnah town officials asked a Boston federal judge Friday to require the Aquinna...
20:00, 05/31/2019

Fear and Anger Over Construction of International Airport For Machu Picchu Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley in Peru is being put under threat of ‘irreparable damage’ as work to build an international airport to cater for ever increasing numbers of tourists begins. Land has been cleared in readiness for the construction wo...
20:39, 05/16/2019

Biodiversity in crisis: Earth’s giant construction projects mapped out The planet’s largest areas of undisturbed wilderness in Siberia and tropical rainforests are under threat from huge waves of development. Here’s what it looks like...
19:26, 04/28/2019

Activists protest telescope’s construction on sacred Hawaiian mountain MAUNA KEA, Hawaii — Hundreds of demonstrators are gathered at the base of Hawaii’s tallest mountain to protest the construction of a giant telescope on land that some Native Hawaiians consider sacred. State and local officials will try to close the r...
01:52, 07/16/2019

Ga. cops pose as construction workers to catch distracted drivers Law enforcement in Georgia posed as construction workers Wednesday to seek drivers on their phones or not wearing a seat belt near a busy intersection....
05:52, 06/21/2019

1,000 Crores Loan Granted To Speed Up Purvanchal Expressway Construction The Uttar Pradesh Cabinet Tuesday approved a loan of Rs 1,000 crore to the state's expressways development authority to speed up the construction of Purvanchal Expressway connecting Ghazipur to......
19:00, 06/25/2019

Construction worker takes smoke break as crane balances mid-air A crane operator in Brooklyn took a smoke break as the small machine hung precariously mid-air on Thursday morning after workers overfilled the machine, according to authorities and photographs. The lift began tipping shortly before 8:30 a.m. in the ...
18:26, 07/25/2019

Tokyo Olympics construction worker dies from suspected heatstroke Japan’s capital has had temperatures above 31C for two weeks, prompting fears for 2020 Games’ athletesHeatstroke is suspected in the death of a worker at a Tokyo Olympics construction site, NHK national television has said, as the Japanese capital sw...
08:39, 08/09/2019

Freeport Indonesia to start smelter construction mid-2020 -spokesman * The Indonesian unit of Freeport-McMoRan Inc is aiming to start construction of a copper smelter in mid-2020, PT Freeport Indonesia spokesman Riza Pratama told reporters on Wednesday...
08:13, 06/12/2019

Skanska profit beats forecast as construction margin improves Swedish building group Skanska's efforts to improve margins are on track, it said on Wednesday as it reported better than expected second-quarter operating profit....
10:00, 07/24/2019

Conservationists applaud decision to halt construction of Rosemont Mine TUCSON -Wednesday night, a federal judge halted the construction of the Rosemont Mine in the Santa Rita Mountains, overturning the U.S. Forest Service’s approval of the plans for the project. Conservationists say this is a win. “This is a...
09:39, 08/02/2019

White House to begin construction on taller fence this summer A border wall is not the only barrier the president has in the works. The White House is getting a new fence that’s almost double the height of the current one, according to reports. The new structure will be just over 13 feet tall. The current...
15:00, 06/08/2019

Surat Centre Where Fire Killed 20 Was An Illegal Construction: Lawmaker A deadly fire in a coaching centre in Gujarat's Surat that killed 20 students was an illegal construction on the top floor of a multi-storey building, a Gujarat lawmaker told NDTV. A massive fire......
18:39, 05/24/2019

Is a construction company right in suing a cafe over the word cat? | Gene Marks Caterpillar has filed a cease and desist order against California’s Cat & Cloud Coffee for using the word on its apparel – but the coffee shop is fighting backI’ve always wondered about a small dry-cleaning business in South Philadelphia. I must have...
13:39, 06/02/2019

Images show construction of China's third aircraft carrier, thinktank says Satellite photos indicate bow and hull are already under assembly, ChinaPower says, and carrier is expected to be completed in 2022Recent satellite photographs indicate China’s construction of its third aircraft carrier is well under way, a Washingto...
00:00, 05/08/2019

Spacemaker raises $25 million to power urban construction projects with AI AI-powered construction simulation software company Spacemaker has raised $25 million in a series A round of funding co-led by Atomico and Northzone.Read More...
11:52, 06/10/2019

Court delays block Keystone XL pipeline construction in 2019 BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — An executive for the company proposing the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada’s oil sands into the U.S. says it has missed the 2019 construction season due to court delays. TransCanada executive vice president Paul Mill...
03:39, 05/04/2019

Mexican regulator approves construction of Pemex oil refinery, with conditions Mexico's oil industry environmental regulator said on Monday it had approved the construction of a refinery for state oil company Pemex, but imposed conditions to mitigate the environmental impact of the $8 billion project....
05:26, 08/13/2019

Fort Lauderdale suffers water shortage after construction mishap Faucets in the Florida city of Fort Lauderdale began running dry on Thursday after a construction firm damaged a water main, forcing the closure of City Hall and a number of businesses on a hot summer day as officials pledged to solve the problem....
00:13, 07/19/2019

Penn Station construction to close over 10 retail businesses inside Progress is galloping ahead at Penn Station — and it’s trampling more than 10 retail businesses that have been there for years. Construction is slated to begin next week on a new entrance for the gritty commuter hub at Seventh Avenue and 33rd Street,...
13:13, 06/14/2019

Another wildfire in northern Alberta puts County of Northern Lights on evacuation alert Extremely dry conditions, winds and the advancement of the Notikewin Wildfire lead to residents of another part of northern Alberta being put on evacuation alert Tuesday evening....
01:39, 05/29/2019

Angela Merkel seen shaking at event in Berlin, second time in just over a week For the second time in just over a week, German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and began visibly shaking at a public event in Berlin on Thursday, rekindling concerns about her health....
22:39, 06/27/2019

Berlin startup Adjust raises $227 million in bet on mobile ad growth Adjust, a Berlin startup specializing in audience measurement and fraud prevention in mobile advertising, said on Wednesday it had raised $227 million to invest in expanding its platform and growing in new markets....
13:00, 06/12/2019

Union Berlin set to give Bundesliga fans a new and unique experience Union Berlin have won promotion to the Bundesliga for the first time. In an era of rampant commercialism, they're looking forward to the chance to give fans in the top flight a different stadium experience....
05:39, 05/28/2019

Vienna's euro-a-day public transport model could waltz into Berlin Mayor of German capital considering €365 annual ticket to reduce traffic and pollutionBerliners could pay as little as €1 a day to use public transport for a year under plans to wean the German capital off its cars and reduce air pollution, its mayor...
19:52, 07/09/2019

A Girl Was Barred From Singing With Berlin’s Boys’ Choir. So She Sued. The lawsuit says that rejecting girls denies them access to a high-quality educational opportunity. The choir says the problem with the 9-year-old is her voice, not her gender....
10:52, 08/16/2019

Lucas di Grassi: Berlin Formula E schedule will create "a big mess" Lucas di Grassi says the unusual timetable at ABB FIA Formula E's race in Berlin this weekend is "a big mess" that could "severely" hinder the championship leaders in qualifying...
22:00, 05/24/2019

Berlin police force embarrassed by arrest of fake policewoman ‘K’ has repeatedly posed as an officer and claims to have helped apprehend criminalsBerlin’s police force is facing considerable embarrassment over the arrest of a woman who has repeatedly posed as a police officer and claims to have helped them appr...
00:13, 08/13/2019

Germany's Merkel invites UK's Johnson to visit Berlin: spokeswoman German Chancellor Angela Merkel had a telephone conversation with Boris Johnson on Friday in which the British prime minister accepted her invitation to visit Berlin, Merkel's spokeswoman said in a post on Twitter....
15:26, 07/26/2019

Berlin: We're examining impact of U.S. sanctions against Huawei on German firms The German Economy Ministry is examining the impact of U.S. sanctions against Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on German firms, a spokeswoman said on Monday....
13:00, 05/20/2019

Vandoorne: HWA FE Berlin form against leading rivals good reference HWA's Stoffel Vandoorne says his performance against leading ABB FIA Formula E teams in last weekend's Berlin E-Prix provided a good "reference" for his squad...
20:13, 05/27/2019

Berlin's Asian food hub implicated in human trafficking network German police have identified a popular Asian food market in Berlin as an important waystation in a global human trafficking network, Berlin media has reported. Many of the trafficking victims are minors....
06:00, 06/23/2019

Berlin's Alexander Haus regains its soul after painstaking restoration Lakeside house where a Jewish family lived before fleeing the Nazis spans a century of German historyElsie Alexander called it her “soul place”, the lakeside house on the outskirts of Berlin where her family had spent long happy summers before they w...
22:00, 06/16/2019

Opinion: Union Berlin fans prove they’re ready for the Bundesliga Union Berlin fans have made a name for themselves as some of the most creative supporters in German football. Their club reaching the Bundesliga for the first time ever would do them justice, argues DW’s Felix Tamsut....
11:00, 05/24/2019

Pompeo Abruptly Cancels Berlin Trip Over ‘Pressing’ Issues Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had been scheduled to meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel and her foreign minister. A spokeswoman said the meetings would be rescheduled....
15:13, 05/07/2019

Girl’s Quest to Sing With Berlin’s Boys’ Choir Is Dashed The 9-year-old’s lawsuit had said that rejecting girls denied them access to a high-quality educational opportunity. The choir said the problem was her voice, not her gender....
18:26, 08/16/2019

Hong Kong Is a Rebel Enclave in a Sea of Totalitarianism. Welcome to the New West Berlin President Donald Trump has never been afraid to stir up a tempest, which is why he has already indicated that this weekend he will be discussing the political crisis gripping Hong Kong with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping. Chinese Assistant Foreig...
23:39, 06/28/2019

Drive-in sex booths proposed for Berlin's historic Tempelhof airport Berlin's former Tempelhof airport has witnessed some major events in its time -- a Nazi airfield during World War II, it was the site of the Berlin airlift during the Cold War, and most recently an emergency shelter for refugees fleeing Syria....
05:52, 08/13/2019

Berlin ready to fetch 'IS' German children after court case German media reported Berlin has signaled readiness to retrieve children of Islamic State adherents from Syria. Two girls, aged four and almost two, lost their mother, originally from Germany, when Baghouz was captured....
22:00, 05/31/2019

Berlin museum returns Maori and Moriori remains to New Zealand The Charité hospital in Berlin returned the skulls of 109 Maori and Moriori people taken to Germany more than 100 years ago. The remains were handed over to New Zealand's national museum in a ceremony....
03:39, 05/02/2019

Germany’s biggest landlord threatens Berlin rent cap backlash Vonovia is not concerned the 10% rent freeze planned by Berlin's city government for the next five years will dampen profit forecasts. But it did warn that money for renovations could be spent elsewhere....
21:39, 06/25/2019

Berlin: 39-year-old woman pushes child off bike, then steals it A 6-year-old boy was riding through Berlin's Tiergarten park when a 39-year-old woman allegedly pushed him off. According to police, she then made off with the bike before she was tracked down by his parents....
11:52, 06/10/2019

Remains of dissected Nazi prisoners to be laid to rest in Berlin Microscopic tissue samples, kept by controversial anatomist, were found in 2016The microscopic remains of political prisoners executed by the Nazis and dissected by a controversial anatomist are to be buried in Berlin on Monday, more than seven decad...
00:13, 05/13/2019

Berlin’s Troubled Humboldt Forum Pushes Back Opening The high-profile museum project in the German capital has aroused controversy over its treatment of colonial-era objects. Now technical problems have delayed its premiere....
19:26, 06/13/2019

Berlin Wall remnants divide council in Christchurch, New Zealand Two Berlin Wall slabs gifted to Christchurch, New Zealand have sparked division. Some city councilors don't want them sited on Victoria Square, a multicultural riverside oasis next to the South Pacific hub's Town Hall....
22:52, 06/14/2019

Cult club Union Berlin promoted to Bundesliga for 1st time BERLIN (AP) — Union Berlin has secured promotion to the Bundesliga for the first time with a scoreless draw at home to Stuttgart in the second leg of their playoff. The Köpenick-based club, which finished third in the second division, defended for al...
23:39, 05/27/2019

Ruth Roellig: The woman who gave birth to lesbian Berlin Each year, Lesbian Visibility Day on April 26 gives prominence to an often unseen minority. In Weimar Berlin, before the Nazis seized power, writer Ruth Roellig put same-sex female desire on the map for the first time....
03:39, 05/02/2019

Germany’s love of fast cars runs into the barricades in Berlin New road that requires demolition of homes and cultural spaces stirs fury in country where Greens recently surged in pollsThe cement mixer, decorated with disco ball glass, shimmered in the late afternoon sunlight, rotating gently as ravers danced at...
09:26, 06/02/2019

Berlin park’s drug dealer solution panned by authorities BERLIN (AP) — A creative attempt by a downtown Berlin park manager to keep drug dealers away from families and joggers has been met with an emphatic “nein” from German officials. Cengiz Demirci demarcated certain areas in the popular Goer...
16:39, 05/09/2019

Philip Pocock’s best photograph: Miriam the Berlin punk – and her rat Bestia ‘The punks were sceptical of my presence. One guy even headbutted me. In retrospect, I think it was a sign of acceptance’I was in my mid-20s when Cornell Capa, director of the International Center of Photography in New York, recommended me for a job ...
16:00, 08/01/2019

Rental bikes or e-scooters: Who will win Berlin's urban mobility battle? The German capital's fame as a cyclist's paradise has attracted many rental bikes companies. And now electric scooters have joined this fast-paced business race. The fight for this new market has started....
13:26, 07/17/2019

Germany hosts Latin America and Caribbean conference in Berlin More than 20 foreign ministers from Latin America and the Caribbean have converged on Berlin, albeit without Venezuelan representation. Germany is trying to revitalize lagging diplomatic and trade ties with the region....
11:26, 05/28/2019

Germany: Merkel thanks Hungary for its role in fall of Berlin Wall Ahead of her trip to Hungary, German Chancellor Angela Merkel thanked the eastern European nation for opening its border to East Germans three decades ago. The move was a precursor to the fall of the Berlin Wall....
20:00, 08/17/2019

Union Berlin reach Bundesliga for first time as Stuttgart relegated Union 0-0 Stuttgart (agg: 2-2, Union win on away goals)Relegation play-off prompts joy for fans in BerlinUnion Berlin players were hoisted high and carried around their stadium after securing promotion to the Bundesliga for the first time on Monday.A...
12:00, 05/28/2019

Berlin choir accused of gender discrimination by nine-year-old girl German capital’s oldest musical institution violated constitution by refusing girl’s application, court to hearA nine-year-old girl is taking Berlin’s oldest boys’ choir to court, claiming the state-run institution’s admissions criteria are gender-bi...
13:26, 08/10/2019

David Chipperfield's Berlin temple: 'Like ascending to the realm of the gods' James Simon Gallery, BerlinTwenty years in the making, this dazzling synthesis of the classical and modern takes Museum Island to new heightsFriedrich Wilhelm IV described his vision for Berlin’s Museum Island as a “cultural acropolis”; a sacred san...
18:52, 07/08/2019

Whaley Bridge: Joy as first residents return home following 'nightmare' evacuation as risk of dam collapsing eases The first residents returning to the Derbyshire town of Whaley Bridge have spoken of their delight at getting home after the "nightmare" of being evacuated....
03:00, 08/07/2019

US construction spending falls 0.8% in May, first decline in 6 months, as housing remains weak WASHINGTON (AP) — US construction spending falls 0.8% in May, first decline in 6 months, as housing remains weak....
17:00, 07/01/2019

Gas plant construction makes WA history by moving 30,000 native animals to safety Other mining companies urged to follow suit after contractors at Chevron’s Wheatstone LNG plant spend seven years relocating faunaEnvironment contractors who relocated 30,000 animals during the construction of the Wheatstone LNG plant in Western Aust...
20:39, 07/25/2019

The Punctilious Planning, Design, and Construction of the Ancient Round City of Baghdad Baghdad is the capital of Iraq but whereas the country of Iraq was founded only in 1958, the city of Baghdad had been established about 1200 years before by the Abbasids. Baghdad was built originally as a round city and was considered to be an archit...
03:00, 05/11/2019

Supreme Court OKs border wall construction amid legal fight The Supreme Court on Friday ruled in favor of the Trump administration beginning construction on a section of the border wall while it battles in court for the right to use Department of Defense funds to do so. ...
15:00, 07/27/2019

1 dead, 6 injured after construction crane collapses on Dallas apartment building The crane fell after the National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm watch for the greater Dallas/Fort Worth area Sunday evening, saying winds could exceed 113 kph....
03:00, 06/10/2019

UPDATE 2-Starboard urges AECOM to explore sale of construction unit Activist investor Starboard Value on Thursday urged construction and engineering firm AECOM to consider a strategic review of its assets, saying that its businesses were deeply undervalued....
23:52, 06/20/2019

Wall Of Azam Khan's Luxury UP Resort Demolished Over Illegal Construction The Rampur district administration on Friday demolished the boundary wall of Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan's luxury resort 'Humsafar, after serving him a notice for grabbing the land....
16:00, 08/16/2019

Judge temporarily blocks Trump border wall construction plans A federal judge on Friday temporarily blocked the Trump administration from spending billions to construct a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border with money from Trump national emergency declaration....
03:52, 05/25/2019

Indonesia’s president calls for construction of giant sea wall around sinking Jakarta President Joko Widodo and his government are up against a tight timetable, including a forecast by experts that at the current rate, one-third of Jakarta could be submerged by 2050....
10:13, 07/28/2019

Judge temporarily blocks Trump's border wall construction plans A federal judge on Friday temporarily blocked the Trump administration from spending billions to construct a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border with money from Trump national emergency declaration....
05:39, 05/25/2019

Donors of border wall GoFundMe demand answers after months of no construction A private group dedicated to building a wall along the southwestern border has raised more than $20 million since the start of the year, but it’s yet to put a shovel in the ground. “We Build the Wall,” a nonprofit that started up during the December ...
05:52, 05/12/2019

Trump Supporters Begin Construction Of Private US, Mexico Border Wall A US military veteran has launched construction on the first section of private border wall between the United States and Mexico, using money crowdsourced by supporters of President Donald Trump....
01:52, 05/29/2019

Judge dismisses lawsuit seeking to block construction of Obama center A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit that sought to prevent the construction of the Obama Presidential Center in lakeside Jackson Park — dealing a blow to environmentalists who sought to stop the project. US District Judge John Robert Blake...
23:39, 06/11/2019

Pentagon awards $787M for border wall construction in California, Arizona The Pentagon has awarded more than $787 million combined in two contracts for border wall construction and replacement projects in California and Arizona....
00:52, 05/17/2019

ASMR and fake metal prop construction videos have, at long last, been combined Before the internet, unfortunate craftspeople had to learn the ins and outs of their trade without any reprieve from the stress that comes with hard, delicate work. Now, in a world where seemingly anything is possible, a YouTube video from the excell...
19:52, 06/27/2019

Mexican regulator approves Pemex oil refinery construction, with environmental conditions The environmental regulator for Mexico's oil industry said on Monday it had approved the construction of a refinery for state oil company Pemex, but imposed conditions to mitigate the environmental impact of the $8 billion project....
06:39, 08/13/2019

New Mexico construction worker saves baby, toddler from burning building A New Mexico construction worker is being hailed a hero for saving a two-month-old girl and a young boy from a burning building Friday, according to a report....
08:52, 07/15/2019

Construction crane falls on busy Seattle street during storm, killing 4 One female and three males had died by the time firefighters had arrived Saturday afternoon, Fire Chief Harold Scoggins said.        ...
19:26, 04/28/2019

Statue of Liberty's $100M museum opening this week after two years of construction The new Statue of Liberty museum is set to open its doors Thursday after more than two years of construction on the $100 million publicly funded project on Liberty Island....
14:13, 05/15/2019

Private border wall construction halts after New Mexico town protests A U.S. group building what it claims is the first private wall on the Mexican border wall on Wednesday said it had stopped construction after a New Mexico town ruled the project lacked necessary permits....
23:00, 05/29/2019

Olympics construction worker dies as Tokyo swelters, heatstroke suspected A worker at a Tokyo Olympics construction site died on Thursday after being found unconscious while working outside, organisers said on Friday, with media saying heatstroke was suspected as the Japanese capital swelters through a deadly heatwave....
08:39, 08/09/2019

Protests rage against construction of massive telescope on sacred Hawaiian peak Mauna Kea is known to some native Hawaiians as a sacred volcano, but it could soon be home to a $1.4 billion telescope.        ...
03:39, 07/16/2019

Fingerprints of Ancient Masons Reveal Advanced Iron Age Construction Technique Sometimes a discovery really brings the past alive. One such is the recent discovery of 3000-year old fingerprints that have been found in the United Arab Emirates.  ...
00:13, 05/30/2019

Brick & Mortar fund raises $97 mln to make construction tech-savvy Brick & Mortar Ventures, a venture capital fund founded by a scion of family-run Bechtel Corp, said on Tuesday it had raised $97.2 million from leading construction-related companies as builders turn to 3D printing and other software to cut costs and...
18:13, 08/13/2019

Olympics construction worker among dead as heat wave batters Japan Searing conditions are causing many deaths across the country a year out from the Games, raising concerns about the health of spectators and athletes....
10:39, 08/09/2019

Notre-Dame Construction Resumes in Paris, but Worries About Lead Remain Officials had shut down the work site over concerns about lead contamination. While stricter decontamination measures are now in place, concerns over safety persist....
00:26, 08/20/2019

As construction on private border wall resumes in New Mexico, group is under investigation Florida is investigating WeBuildTheWall, Inc., an organization that has begun building a border wall on private property in New Mexico.        ...
05:13, 06/02/2019

Disney Is Moving Forward With Construction on Its Marvel Theme Park Expansion With Galaxy’s Edge a success, it’s time for Disney to move forward on its next franchise-incorporating theme park project: a Marvel park....
22:52, 06/15/2019

Local artists to paint murals on Fourth Avenue construction fence TUCSON – With their bright colors, culture and powerful messages, murals have become the cure to sad walls in Tucson. The Historic Fourth Avenue Coalition now wants to beautify the construction fences along Fourth Avenue and Sixth Street, where the o...
04:00, 08/17/2019

Construction of Silverbell Road Sidewalk Infill Project begins Monday MARANA – Starting Monday, crews will be working on the the Silverbell Road Sidewalk Infill Project Monday through Friday, from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Work includes new sidewalks, upgrading various curb ramps, improving various driveway aprons, and in...
10:52, 07/01/2019

| Tokyo Olympic construction race raises worker safety questions As Tokyo 2020 Olympics preparations enter their final stage, activists and workers groups say speedy venue construction has had dangerous consequences....
10:00, 07/25/2019

Lauren London Reveals Construction of Nipsey Hussle Tower Is Underway Since Nipsey Hussle’s murder in April, his former fiancée Lauren London has transformed her Instagram account into a vigil for the celebrated community organizer, entrepreneur, and recording artist. As she’s publicly mourned his absence and inconceiv...
09:13, 08/03/2019

Millions of homes are underinsured against natural disasters as construction costs keep rising Increasingly extreme weather, from floods to wildfires to high-category hurricanes, are causing increasing damage to the nation's neighborhoods. Now, new research shows much of the nation's housing stock may be underinsured for these disast...
19:00, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 1-Skanska profit beats forecast as construction margin improves Swedish building group Skanska's efforts to improve margins are on track, it said on Wednesday as it reported better than expected second-quarter operating profit....
11:00, 07/24/2019

Sunny Deol Reviews Progress Of Construction Work On Kartarpur Corridor Actor-turned-politician Sunny Deol on Saturday reviewed the work progress of the Kartarpur corridor in Punjab's Gurdaspur district and posted pictures of his visit on social media. The corridor......
05:26, 06/16/2019

U.S. judge rejects Trump administration move to start wall construction A federal judge rejected on Thursday an effort by the Trump administration to begin construction on a wall on the border with Mexico while it appeals a ruling that found funding for the wall was likely not authorized by Congress....
22:26, 05/30/2019

Standard Industries, private equity vie for BASF construction chemicals -sources Building materials maker Standard Industries and several private equity groups are vying for BASF's construction chemicals business, which the German chemicals group has put on the block to focus on more profitable operations, people close to the mat...
18:52, 06/28/2019

Exclusive: Images show construction on China's third - and largest - aircraft carrier Construction of China's first full-sized aircraft carrier is well under way, according to satellite images obtained and analyzed by a U.S. think tank....
13:13, 05/07/2019

Conductor Daniel Barenboim to remain head of the Berlin State Opera Despite accusations of bullying, conductor Daniel Barenboim's contract has been extended up to 2027. Beyond the controversy, he is considered one of the most influential stars of the classical music world....
18:13, 06/04/2019

Afro-American fashion magazine 'Ebony' photos on show in Berlin US magazines "Ebony" and "Jet" have influenced generations of Afro-Americans. Former president Barack Obama is no exception. An exhibition in Berlin shows treasures from the archive of magazine publisher John H. Johnson....
03:39, 05/02/2019

Opinion: Clash of cultures in Berlin highlights choice facing the Bundesliga RB Leipzig poured cold water all over Union Berlin's big day in the Bundesliga, routing the newcomers 4-0. The meeting of two very different clubs shined a light on the future of the Bundesliga and German football....
11:13, 08/19/2019

Motor racing: Di Grassi wins Berlin Formula E round for Audi Brazilian Lucas Di Grassi gave Audi a home win in Formula E's Berlin ePrix on Saturday, his second victory of the season, to put the heat on championship leader Jean-Eric Vergne, who finished third....
16:13, 05/25/2019

Anti-Nazi resistance fighters' remains laid to rest in Berlin The remains of some 300 Nazi resistance fighters, executed for standing up to Adolf Hitler's dictatorship, have been buried in Berlin. Anatomy professor Hermann Stieve used the bodies for research during the war....
02:52, 05/14/2019

African-American fashion magazine 'Ebony' photos on show in Berlin US magazines "Ebony" and "Jet" have influenced generations of black Americans. Former president Barack Obama is no exception. An exhibition in Berlin shows treasures from the archive of the magazine's publisher....
12:26, 05/03/2019

Julian Assange faces extradition hearing as Berlin stays quiet The WikiLeaks founder is appearing in court for jumping his UK bail and in relation to possible extradition to the US. This has raised alarm, but doesn't seem to concern the German government....
03:39, 05/02/2019

Girl, 9, sues renowned Berlin boys choir over gender bias A 9-year-old girl is suing a centuries-old Berlin boys choir, arguing that her bid to join was only rejected because of her gender, in a case that has sparked debate over equal rights versus artistic freedom....
15:39, 08/16/2019

SoftBank leads funding round for Berlin travel startup GetYourGuide Berlin travel startup GetYourGuide said on Thursday it had raised nearly $500 million from investors led by SoftBank's Vision Fund to expand its online offering of tours and activities that has won a following among millennials....
16:26, 05/16/2019

Germany’s Angela Merkel Seen Shaking for Second Time in a Week at Berlin Event BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and was seen shaking for the second time in just over a week at a ceremony in Berlin on Thursday. Merkel, 64, folded her arms across her chest while her body trembled for around two min...
14:52, 06/27/2019

Christine Lagarde will have to confront Berlin if she’s to save the euro | Yanis Varoufakis The incoming European Central Bank chief must call for an end to the eurozone’s suicidal fiscal rules, which have now run out of roadChristine Lagarde was a key member of the infamous troika – Greece’s official creditors – who crushed our people’s re...
17:26, 07/15/2019

How a company in Berlin is turning coffee grounds into recycled reusable cups Kaffeeform is a Berlin-based start-up that uses coffee grounds to create reusable coffee cups. The 100% biodegradable, reusable cups are used in coffee shops and restaurants around the city. Visit INSIDER.com for more stories. Kaffeeform, a Berlin-...
23:26, 06/17/2019

Huawei’s Ken Hu calls for industry support as he compares trade ban to Berlin Wall Huawei's Ken Hu called for support and unity as the Chinese company reels from a U.S.-led trade ban, and drew striking comparisons with the Cold War.Read More...
13:26, 05/24/2019

Opening of Berlin's ambitious Humboldt Forum museum project delayed Housed in Berlin's reconstructed Prussian palace, the Humboldt Forum was planning to open exhibitions this year to mark the 250th birthday of Alexander von Humboldt. But like Berlin's new airport, everything is on hold....
21:52, 06/12/2019

Berlin park designates 'pink zone' areas for drug dealers Repeated attempts by police to clear dealers from Görlitzer Park in Kreuzberg prompts move by park managerDrug dealers in Berlin are to be given designated spaces in a city centre park to carry out transactions, leading to criticism that authorities ...
22:39, 05/09/2019

Find and return German children of IS adherents, rules Berlin court Three German children along with their German "IS" mother must be brought back from a Syrian refugee camp, a Berlin court has told the Foreign Ministry. The judiciary cited state obligation to protect citizens abroad....
07:00, 07/12/2019