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Week in Review – Elon Musk, Berlin Wall and Paris under Snow

Elon Musk launches car into space On Tuesday earlier this week SpaceX launched the most powerful rocket in a generation. The rocket hurled an electric car into space on her maiden flight from Florida. Musk decided for his old cherry-red Tesla roadster with a space-suited mannequin in the driver´s seat. During the launch David Bowie´s classic hit “Space Odditiy” played. The maiden flight was originally …

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Week in Review – North and South Korea, Benjamin Netanyahu and Florida Shooting

North Korea in South Korea Due to the Winter Olympics climates between North and South Korea became warmer. Kim Jong.un called for further reconciliation. He praised the South for hosting his state at Pyeonchang. He was supported by his sister who led the allegation from the North. This visit represents the most senior delegation from the North to visit the South since the Korean War …

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Week in Review – Bombardment in Syria and Volcano erupts in Indonesia

Bombardment in Syria The Syrian government has killed scores of civilians by raining down bombs on the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta, an area outside Damascus. 470 people have been injured according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. At least 100 civilians died including 20 children. This would make it the deadliest day for the district since it came under siege. The rebels responded to the …

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Week in Review – USS Lexington, Russian Spy and International Women´s Day

The USS Lexington found The USS Lexington, an American aircraft carrier that sunk in the Coral Sea in World War Two has been found off Australia’s east coast. The ship was lost at sea in May of 1942 during the Coral Sea battle, and was recovered earlier this week along with 11 of its 35 aircrafts at a depth of 3km by Vulcan’s search team …

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Week in Review – Wave Gothic Treff and eSight

Wave Gothic Treff Every year 7 weeks after Easter, the Gothic music and arts festival is held in Leipzig, Germany. People travel from all over Germany and the world to attend the festival which features more than 150 artists and bands from different “dark music” genres. The festival is spread across the city for 4 days where various venues host different Gothic-themed events. The festival …

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Week in Review – Roseanne, Manhattanhenge and Russian Journalist Alive

Sitcom Roseanne cancelled ABC cancelled the sitcom “Roseanne” after Roseanne Barr posted a racist tweet that compared an African-American former Obama aide to an ape. The network condemned the statement and said it was inconsistent with their values. “Roseanne” originally aired from 1988 – 1997 and was rebooted just a little over two months ago. The sitcom received great ratings and was praised for tackling …

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Week in Review – Macedonia, Raccoon and World Cup

Macedonia After a 27 year discussion over the name of Greece’s northern neighbor which has called itself  Macedonia since the break-up of the former Yugoslavia, Greece has finally reached a deal. After decades of talks and protests, they have settled on the name Republic of North Macedonia, or Severna Makedonija in Macedonian. The name Macedonia belongs to the northern region of Greece where the city …

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Week in Review – NATO, Johnson&Johnson and World Cup

NATO Summit President Donald Trump has declared that the Nato countries have agreed to increase their military spending. After a 2-day summit in Brussels Trump says that the allies have agreed to spend more than 2% of their annual output (GDP) on defence budgets. Although Trump has told reporters that he had no plans of leaving the Nato yet, he has been very critical of …

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Week in Review – Greece Wildfires, Trade Talks and US Migrant Children Reunited

Wildfires in Greece Wildfires in the holiday region Attica, near Athens in Greece, have already claimed 60 lives around 150 people are injured. Over 700 people fled the fires via the sea and many more are still missing. It is the worst fire crisis in Greece in a decade. Hundreds of fire fighters are battling against the flames. Authorities declared a state of emergency in …

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Week in Review – Beer Bottle Shortage, Polar Bear and Death Penalty

Beer Bottle Shortage in Germany Due to the heat wave the beer bottle sales have increased in Germany. The country saw the warmest month since records began in 1881 and might even break the highest record of 40,3° C soon. Now breweries struggle to maintain the supply – they run out of bottles and ask their consumers to return their empty bottles as soon as …

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