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BERLIN  | German SWAT team accidentally barges in on 88-year-old woman

BERLIN  — An 88-year-old German woman received a scare when a police SWAT team bashed in her door and set off a stun grenade after accidentally mistaking her apartment for that of a biker gang member. The dpa news agency reported Tuesday the raid in the western city of Luedenscheid was part of a coordinated … Continue reading BERLIN  | German SWAT team accidentally barges in on 88-year-old woman

ALIAGA, Turkey | New technology, housekeeping among concerns in hotel strikes

ALIAGA, Turkey— A Turkish court on Friday convicted an American pastor of terror charges but released him from house arrest and allowed him to leave Turkey, a move that’s likely to ease the tensions between Turkey and the United States. The court near the western city of Izmir sentenced Andrew Brunson to 3 years, 1 … Continue reading ALIAGA, Turkey | New technology, housekeeping among concerns in hotel strikes

BERLIN | Germany police evict last treehouse in threatened forest

BERLIN — German police say they have evicted environmental protesters from the last treehouse in a forest due to be cleared for coal mining. The German news agency dpa reported Tuesday that utility company RWE plans to dig a trench around Hambach Forest, near the western city of Aachen, to prevent protesters from entering again. … Continue reading BERLIN | Germany police evict last treehouse in threatened forest