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News Germany Dresden: In Germany, Foes Spar Over the Lessons of Dresden’s WWII Bombing

Published on: Sunday 16 February 2020
In Germany, Foes Spar Over the Lessons of Dresden’s WWII Bombing
News source: https://www.wsj.com/articles/in-germany-foes-spar-over-the-lessons-of-dresdens-wwii-bombing-11581788197

Far-right demonstrators and counterprotesters faced off in Dresden, Germany, over the commemoration of the city’s bombing 75 years ago toward the end of World War II.

News Germany Dresden: German president marks Dresden bombing, warns of rising hate

Published on: Thursday 13 February 2020
German president marks Dresden bombing, warns of rising hate
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/far-looms-germany-commemorates-dresden-100733220.html

Germany's president called Thursday for his countrymen to stand up to extremism and nationalism, warning that hatred and a desire for authoritarianism are on the rise again in Europe, including in his country. Speaking at a ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Dresden 's bombing

News Germany Dresden: Dresden’s Old Masters Picture Gallery Reopens After a $50 Million Renovation, Looking to Shake Up How We Experience Classical Art

Published on: Thursday 27 February 2020
Dresden’s Old Masters Picture Gallery Reopens After a $50 Million Renovation, Looking to Shake Up How We Experience Classical Art
News source: https://news.artnet.com/exhibitions/gemaeldegalerie-dresden-reopen-1788315

Courtesy SKD. Since 1754, one of Raphael’s most enigmatic paintings, The Sistine Madonna, has resided at the Old Masters Picture Gallery in Dresden (besides a short stint during which the painting ...

News Germany Dresden: German opera ball in trouble for honoring Egyptian president

Published on: Wednesday 29 January 2020
German opera ball in trouble for honoring Egyptian president
News source: https://www.dw.com/en/german-opera-ball-in-trouble-for-honoring-egyptian-president/a-52193526

The organizers of a grand ball at Germany's Semperoper opera house in Dresden decided to honor Egypt's authoritarian president, Abdel Fattah el-Sissi, with an award. A reporter set to host the event has now backed out.

News Germany Dresden: Dresden by Sinclair McKay and The Crew by David Price reviews: Two masterful and sobering WWII books

Published on: Saturday 01 February 2020
Dresden by Sinclair McKay and The Crew by David Price reviews: Two masterful and sobering WWII books
News source: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/home/event/article-7947195/Dresden-Sinclair-McKay-Crew-David-Price-reviews-Two-masterful-sobering-WWII-books.html

On the night of February 13, 1945, the east German city of Dresden was virtually obliterated by the RAF in one of the most brutally effective bombing raids of the Second World War. The following day, ...

News Germany Dresden: Germany: Far-right extremists handed hefty jail terms

Published on: Thursday 16 January 2020
Germany: Far-right extremists handed hefty jail terms
News source: https://www.dw.com/en/germany-far-right-extremists-handed-hefty-jail-terms/a-52039375

The five men and one woman received jail terms between two years and 10 months, and six years. One of the charges was membership of a far-right group whose name roughly translates as The Free Comrades of Dresden.

News Germany Dresden: The Political Prankster Taking on Germany’s Far Right

Published on: Saturday 18 January 2020
The Political Prankster Taking on Germany’s Far Right
News source: https://www.ozy.com/around-the-world/the-political-prankster-taking-on-germanys-far-right/265601/

After Aschenbach was elected in the East German city of Dresden, however, the political prankster soon made headlines around the world for a very serious reason. He put forward a successful motion ...

News Germany Dresden: How east Germany's Dresden gave birth to 'Silicon Saxony'

Published on: Sunday 03 November 2019
How east Germany's Dresden gave birth to 'Silicon Saxony'
News source: https://www.thelocal.de/20191104/silicon-saxony-stands-on-foundations-laid-under-east-germany

When US computer processor maker AMD was building a factory in the eastern German city Dresden in the late 1990s, it sent around 200 local engineers for training to its site in Texas. But today the city is an engineering hub in itself.

News Germany Dresden: City council in Germany’s Dresden passes ‘Nazi emergency’ resolution

Published on: Saturday 16 November 2019
City council in Germany’s Dresden passes ‘Nazi emergency’ resolution
News source: https://www.timesofisrael.com/city-council-in-germanys-dresden-passes-nazi-emergency-resolution/

The Dresden city council passed a “Nazi emergency” resolution this week aimed at strengthening democracy and protecting minorities amid growing concern about far-right extremism in the German town.

News Germany Dresden: 'Silicon Saxony' stands on foundations laid under East Germany

Published on: Sunday 03 November 2019
'Silicon Saxony' stands on foundations laid under East Germany
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/silicon-saxony-stands-foundations-laid-under-east-germany-034813785.html

When US computer processor maker AMD was building a factory in the eastern German city Dresden in the late 1990s, it sent around 200 local engineers for training to its site in Texas. "Not even two days in, they could almost explain the innards of a chip better than the engineers there," recalls

News Germany Dresden: Neymar not in PSG squad for Nurnberg friendly

Published on: Saturday 20 July 2019
Neymar not in PSG squad for Nurnberg friendly
News source: https://sports.yahoo.com/neymar-not-psg-squad-nurnberg-100749754.html

Neymar has not been named in Paris Saint-Germain's squad to face Nurnberg in a friendly in Germany on Saturday ... in PSG's midweek win over Dynamo Dresden and has not featured at any level ...

News Germany Dresden: Protesters against German neo-Nazi rally gather in Kassel

Published on: Saturday 20 July 2019
Protesters against German neo-Nazi rally gather in Kassel
News source: https://www.dw.com/en/protesters-against-german-neo-nazi-rally-gather-in-kassel/a-49668302

Thousands of people have staged a counterprotest against a planned demonstration by a neo-Nazi party in Kassel. The rally comes several weeks after the killing of one of the city's prominent pro-migrant politicians.

News Germany Dresden: Angela Merkel greeted with boos, a Hitler salute and chants of ‘go away’ at Dresden visit

Published on: Tuesday 16 July 2019
Angela Merkel greeted with boos, a Hitler salute and chants of ‘go away’ at Dresden visit
News source: https://www.express.co.uk/news/world/1153966/angela-merkel-news-dresden-visit-xenophobic-pediga-alliance-hitler-salute

The German Chancellor arrived in Dresden on Monday to attend a women’s network meeting, where she gave a speech calling for equality everywhere. But the German far-right movement Pegida, which stands ...

News Germany Dresden: Greek police suspect foul play in death of US scientist who taught in Germany

Published on: Wednesday 10 July 2019
Greek police suspect foul play in death of US scientist who taught in Germany
News source: https://www.dw.com/en/greek-police-suspect-foul-play-in-death-of-us-scientist-who-taught-in-germany/a-49543554-0

Eaton, 59, was a molecular biologist at the Max Planck Institute in Dresden, Germany. She had been in Crete to attend a scientific conference. Colleagues believed she had gone out for a run and never ...

News Germany Dresden: Trash to cash: Can Germany turn its plastic waste into fuel?

Published on: Friday 05 July 2019
Trash to cash: Can Germany turn its plastic waste into fuel?
News source: https://www.thelocal.de/20190705/trash-to-cash-how-an-east-germany-company-is-turning-plastic-into-fuel

One company near Dresden has created an innovative approach to turn plastic waste into fuel - which it hopes to roll out throughout Germany and beyond. One grey container: in it, a system of a dozen ...

News Germany Dresden: NEC to Deploy Direct-Liquid Cooled Epyc-Powered Supercomputer for the German Aerospace Center (DLR)

Published on: Monday 17 June 2019
NEC to Deploy Direct-Liquid Cooled Epyc-Powered Supercomputer for the German Aerospace Center (DLR)
News source: https://www.hpcwire.com/off-the-wire/nec-to-deploy-direct-liquid-cooled-amd-epyc-processor-powered-supercomputer-for-the-german-aerospace-center/

About TU Dresden/ZIH The TU Dresden is one of the largest Technical Universities and one of the leading and most dynamic universities in Germany. Since 2012, it has been one of the “Universities of ...

News Germany Dresden: New German exhibition explores Rembrandt's career

Published on: Thursday 13 June 2019
New German exhibition explores Rembrandt's career
News source: https://www.wral.com/new-german-exhibition-explores-rembrandts-career/18449331/

DRESDEN, Germany — Around 100 works spanning Rembrandt's career are going on show in the German city of Dresden in an exhibition marking the 350th anniversary of the Dutch artist's death. The ...

News Germany Dresden: Eastern Germany Really Needs Immigrant Workers In The Future

Published on: Friday 14 June 2019
Eastern Germany Really Needs Immigrant Workers In The Future
News source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/freylindsay/2019/06/14/eastern-germany-really-needs-immigrant-workers-in-the-future/

The eastern states of Germany face a serious domestic labor shortage in the next few decades. The region will need a dramatic increase in immigration from outside the EU in order to prevent the economy contracting, but anti-immigrant sentiment in the region might make this a tall order.