All posts tagged "Germany"

  • National Security Office chief Kim Kwan-jin, left, shakes hands with North Korea's National Defense Commission Vice Chairman Hwang Pyong-so during the northern delegation's visit to Incheon in Octover. Hwang was accompanied by Choe Ryong-hae, first on the right, and Kim Yang-gon, third on the right, both secretaries in the reclusive regime's ruling Workers' Party.  (Yonhap)
    S. Korea to raise $500 billion for unification

    SEOUL  (Yonhap) — South Korea plans to raise US$500 billion largely from the public sector, without raising taxes, to help North Korea prepare for a future reunification, the top financial regulator said Tuesday. In a financial blueprint...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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  • The picture released by the European Space Agency ESA shows the Rosetta mission poster which is a combination of various images to illustrate the deployment of the Philae lander to comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko. from the Rosetta spacecraft. The image of the comet was taken with the navigation camera on Rosetta. On Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014 the Philae lander will be detached from Rosetta to land on the comet. (AP Photo/ESA)
    Cosmic first: European spacecraft lands on comet

    DARMSTADT, Germany (AP) — Landing with a bounce after traveling 4 billion miles, a European spacecraft made history Wednesday by successfully reaching the icy, dusty surface of a speeding comet — a cosmic first designed to answer...

    • Posted November 12, 2014
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  • In this Saturday, May 17, 2014 photo, a North Korean official apologizes in front of families of victims of an accident at an apartment construction site and local residents in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Korean officials offered a rare public apology for the collapse of the apartment building under construction in Pyongyang, which a South Korean official said was believed to have caused considerable casualties that could mean hundreds might have died. (AP Photo/Kyodo News)
    Germany sends 600K in medical aid to North Korea

    (Yonhap) — The German government has provided North Korea with US$600,000 in medical aid via a non-governmental organization, a U.S. media reported Tuesday. The Roman Catholic group Caritas International, which was launched in Germany in 1897, has...

    • Posted August 26, 2014
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  • German players celebrate with the trophy after the World Cup final soccer match between Germany and Argentina at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, July 13, 2014. Germany won the match 1-0. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
    Germany wins fourth World Cup

    Germany won its fourth World Cup title, another one at the expense of Argentina, as Mario Gotze’s extra-time winner sank the resilient South American side led by Lionel Messi. The final at Estadio Maracana seemed destined for...

    • Posted July 14, 2014
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  • Brazil soccer fans cry as they watch their team get beat during a live telecast of the semi-finals World Cup soccer match between Brazil and Germany, inside the FIFA Fan Fest area on Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, July 08, 2014. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
    7-1 Shocker in Brazil

    Germans reach their eighth World Cup final as the host nation suffers its worst loss since 1920 BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) — Germany poured in the goals Tuesday to hand Brazil its heaviest World Cup loss ever...

    • Posted July 8, 2014
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  • Boris de Meson
    ‘Strange Brew’

    Spaniard says ”Jeju’s soft water bring out fine aroma in beer”‘   By Jun Ji-hye JEJU ― Boris de Mesones from Spain, owner of brewpub Boris Brewery on this resort island, believes that the most important ingredient for...

    • Posted January 8, 2014
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  • Germany-based violinist Park Ji-hae is garnering attention for her experimental, approachable brand of classical music. (Korea Times)
    Crossover appeal

    Violinist Park Ji-hae looks to blur boundaries with her experiments By Jung Min-ho Violinist Park Ji-hae has already accomplished plenty to be proud of: she is a multiple winner of Germany’s Jugend Musiziert, became a ”golden disk’’...

    • Posted December 18, 2013
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