Fire at rebuilt Kaiser's palace in Berlin
Fire broke out Wednesday at the central Berlin site where the German imperial family's palace is being reconstructed but was quickly brought under control.
Drawing back from the brink of chaos
It was in Berlin, Germany, in April 2004, that I gave a presentation at a consultation very similar to this one on Nigeria, organized by the Catholic Church and the Government in Germany
WW2 bomb defused in Turin as unexploded bomb stops traffic at Berlin’s Schoenefeld airport
More than 10,000 people were evacuated from central Turin yesterday as experts worked to defuse a World War Two bomb. Residents of the Italian city were told to vacate a “red zone” in the historic district.
Berlin spends 1 bn euros to buy back former public flats
Berlin authorities came under fire Friday for spending almost one billion euros to buy back 6,000 former public housing apartments that had been privatised, to bring down soaring rental prices.
African queen, Tobi Amusan, wins ISTAF IAAF 100m hurdles in Berlin
Sprint hurdler, Tobilola Amusan is a lady on a mission. The African Senior Championship queen, who last week added the African Games gold medal to her rich trophy chest, yesterday showed that her rich vein of form is no fluke when she beat the field to add the ISTAF IAAF gold medal to her collection.
Berlin condemns Russia protest crackdown
Germany on Sunday said a Moscow police crackdown on peaceful protests "violates" Russia's international obligations and undermines the right to fair elections in the country, a day after hundreds were detained at an opposition rally.
Don’t weep for Caster Semenya, says Porbeni
There was the luminous smile she wore on the medals stand in August 2016, when Caster Semenya won the 800m gold medal at the Rio Olympics amidst grumbles by other female competitors, who felt she shouldn’t have been allowed to complete due to the high level of testosterone in her hormones. And then came the…
Helon Habila out with travelers in June
Award-winning author Helon Habila has been described as “a courageous tale teller with an uncompromising vision…ca major talent,” Rawi Hage. His new novel Travelers is a life-changing encounter with those who have been uprooted by war or aspiration, fear or hope. A Nigerian graduate student who has made his home in America knows what it…
‘We are ready for 2019 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon’
Executive Chairman of the Lagos State Sports Commission, Dr. Kweku Tandoh has reaffirmed the state’s readiness to stage a hitch free 2019 edition of Access Bank Lagos City Marathon. The event’s fourth edition will hold on February 2 with over 50, 000 participants from across over the world. Tandoh said, “We started working together with…
Pussy Riot activist in Berlin hospital after 'murder bid'
A member of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot was flown to a Berlin hospital overnight after a suspected poisoning, with his estranged wife saying Sunday it may have been attempted murder. Pyotr Verzilov, who has both Canadian and Russian citizenship, was admitted to a clinic in Moscow on Tuesday after falling ill following a…
Prices in key global cities down to slowest growth rate
Prices in key cities around the world are rising at their slowest rate since the third quarter of 2015, up by 4per cent in the 12 months to March 2018, down from 6.4per cent a year ago, the latest index shows. The Indian city of Surat leads the annual rankings with a rise of 22per…