Town's Lenin divisive

Bid to topple statue fuels E. German debate

Posted: June 29, 2014 at 3:37 a.m.

SCHWERIN, Germany -- In the 25 years since the Berlin Wall fell, historian Ralf Wendt has watched much of his former life vanish.

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Insurgents kill 5 Ukraine soldiers

An unidentified member of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission in Ukraine gets out of a vehicle next to Alexander Borodai, Prime Minister of the self proclaimed 'Donetsk People's Republic', left, on arrival in the city of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine Saturday, June 28, 2014. Four members of the mission were released by officials of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic after several weeks of captivity. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)

KIEV, Ukraine -- Rebels killed five Ukrainian soldiers in violation of a truce extended by the country's gover... Read »

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Iraq forces aim to oust militants

Smoke rises behind a destroyed vehicle Saturday in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul after airstrikes on Islamic forces by the Iraqi military.

The Iraqi government began its biggest push yet to gain ground lost to Sunni militants, as soldiers backed by ... Read »