Germany

Arsenal’s Ozil still a Germany fan

Arsenal’s Ozil still a Germany fan

LONDON: Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil has pledged his support for the German national team despite bitterness from both sides over his retirement from international football.“I’ve always been supporting the DFB Team since my childhood and I’ve still many friends playing for the German national team,” Ozil said in a Twitter Q&A session on the eve of […]

Ozil sparks racism debate in Germany, cheers in Turkey

Ozil sparks racism debate in Germany, cheers in Turkey

Mesut Ozil’s decision to quit playing for Germany unleashed a racism storm in Berlin on Monday, but earned the applause of Ankara with a Turkish minister hailing “a goal against the virus of fascism”. After months of silence over a controversial photograph with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in May, which sparked questions about his […]

Knife attacker on Germany bus arrested, nine injured

Knife attacker on Germany bus arrested, nine injured

BERLIN: Nine people were injured in an attack by a man wielding a knife on a bus in northern Germany, officials said, although his motive remained unclear. The packed bus was on Friday heading in the direction of Travemuende, a popular beach destination close to the city of Luebeck, when a man pulled the weapon on passengers, Luebeck chief prosecutor […]

Babies cry more in UK, Canada and Italy, less in Germany: study

Babies cry more in UK, Canada and Italy, less in Germany: study

By Reuters LONDON: Babies cry more in Britain, Canada, Italy and Netherlands than in other countries, while newborns in Denmark, Germany and Japan cry and fuss the least, researchers said on Monday. In research looking at how much babies around the world cry in their first three months, psychologists from Britain have created the first universal […]

Germany arrests Tunisian asylum-seeker linked to Tunis attack

Germany arrests Tunisian asylum-seeker linked to Tunis attack

WIESBADEN, BERLIN: A Tunisian asylum-seeker arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of planning an attack in Germany was also wanted in Tunis in connection with a deadly assault on the Bardo Museum there, German officials said. The 36-year-old is suspected of recruiting for deash in Germany since August 2015, and building up a network of supporters […]

Beautiful Mosaics of Sand and Shells by Svetlana Ivanchenko

Beautiful Mosaics of Sand and Shells by Svetlana Ivanchenko

Ukrainian artist Svetlana Ivanchenko makes beautiful sand and shell mosaics using materials commonly found on beaches. Each portrait were carefully assembled by hand, and no colors were used. The element you see on these portraits come from a variety of naturally colored shells and pebbles, and an occasional plant root or bark of a tree. […]

Most Powerful Artificial Tornado at Mercedes-Benz Museum, Germany

Most Powerful Artificial Tornado at Mercedes-Benz Museum, Germany

The Mercedes-Benz Museum is home to more than just automobiles. In 2007, the Guinness Book of Records gave it recognition for housing the “strongest artificially generated tornado in the world.” The 34.4 meter high (that is 37.2 yards to those metrically challenged) vortex was not designed as an attraction, but to channel smoke out of […]

The Beautiful Alpine Town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

The Beautiful Alpine Town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

Garmisch-Partenkirchen is a mountain resort town in Bavaria, southern Germany, in the heart of the Alps. Garmisch and Partenkirchen were originally two different towns that were joined by a decree of Adolf Hitler to bring the 1936 Winter Olympics to Germany. The International Olympic Committee was going to pass over Germany as the host, because […]

V8 Car Themed Hotel in Stuttgart, Germany

V8 Car Themed Hotel in Stuttgart, Germany

Located in Stuttgart, Germany – a German international hub for car dealers – the V8 Hotel is a paradise for car enthusiasts. The hotel features 10 different themed rooms dedicated to themes related to the automobile world – from car wash and tuning to drive-in cinema and racing. All rooms are equipped with unique props […]

Volkswagen’s Car Towers at Autostadt in Wolfsburg, Germany

Volkswagen’s Car Towers at Autostadt in Wolfsburg, Germany

The Autostadt is a visitor attraction adjacent to the Volkswagen factory in Wolfsburg, Germany, with a prime focus on automobiles. It features a museum, feature pavilions for the principal automobile brands in the Volkswagen Group, a customer centre where customers can pick up new cars, and take a tour through the enormous factory, a guide […]