Schwerin - Twelve Lakes and a Castle
Travel. Schwerin - Twelve Lakes and a Castle. The grand dukes of Mecklenburg-Schwerin built their castle against the scenic backdrop of the lakes. Their art collection now provides the foundation for the state museum of Schwerin.
Germany sees rise in crime committed by asylum seekers
Germany has seen a big increase in crimes committed by asylum seekers, a development that is likely to be seized on by the populist Alternative for Germany as it campaigns against Angela Merkel's liberal refugee policy in this year's Bundestag elections.
Chancellor Merkel's party suffers loss in home state over migrant policy
SCHWERIN, Germany — An anti-immigration party made a strong showing at the expense of Chancellor Angela Merkel's party in her home district Sunday, a repudiation of her open-door policy for migrants. Official results showed the far-right Alternative ...
Germany election: AfD tests Merkel in eastern region
Germany's far-Right AfD hopes to defeat Merkel in her backyard as anti-migrant sentiment fuels state election surge
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Rick Steves: What's new in Germany, Vienna and Prague for 2017
The big event in Germany this year is the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. The Reformation began in 1517 when Martin Luther, a priest and ...
Vladimir Lenin's Return Journey to Russia Changed the World Forever
As it happens, the centennial of Lenin's fateful trip comes just when the Russia question, as it might be called, has grown increasingly urgent. President Vladimir Putin has emerged in recent years ..... Protesters in the former East German city of ...
The fairy tale castles of Germany
Neuschwanstein Castle famously served as the inspiration for Disneyland's Sleeping Beauty Castle, but it's not the only castle in Germany that looks like it came straight out of a storybook. Take a photo tour with the gallery above. See more photos of ...
Weekend chill to follow disruptive snow into Germany
A strengthening storm will unleash disruptive snow and strong winds to Germany through Friday. The heaviest snow will fall through Friday morning across northern and central Germany. A total of 8-15 cm (3-6 inches) will blanket the Harz Mountains and ...
EU must reintroduce visas for US citizens, say European lawmakers
... Parliament and the Council," said a European Commission spokeswoman. European officials said they hope to resolve the issue at an EU-US ministerial meeting slated for June 15. Brussels has been hesitant to re-impose travel restrictions for ...
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German supreme court rejects bid to outlaw far-right party
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FILE – In this May 1, 2016 file picture a man with a flag with National Democratic Party, NPD, logo attends a rally of the NPD in Schwerin, Germany. Germany's Constitutional Court will announce its verdict... (Jens Buettner/dpa via AP,file) More ...
Tipping point for the German far right
SCHWERIN, Germany — The German political establishment's worst nightmare could become reality this weekend when voters head to the polls for an election in the northeast: the far-right Alternative for Germany might, for the first time, become the most ...
German leader Merkel faces voter rebuke on refugees in home state
Anti-AfD appeals by established German parties
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