Set in the wooded foothills the Bavarian Alps, the idyllic country town of Dietramszell is usually best known as a tourist attraction.
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Thursday 21 March 2013
Jesuit priest emphatically denies being denounced by Jorge Mario Bergoglio
Friday 15 March 2013
After his epic trilogy, Spain's spellbinder returns with a Madrid tale of love, death and misunderstanding.
Sunday 24 February 2013
The tiny northeast Indian state of Meghalaya has a special fascination for interesting and sometimes controversial names
Tuesday 19 February 2013
On the face of it an air drop of hundreds of teddy bears does not seem like the most serious breach of national security, but that has not stopped a Belarusian border guard being sentenced to two years in prison in a maximum security prison for failing to report the 'invasion'.
Friday 15 February 2013
Lino Oviedo, who died in a helicopter crash on 2 February at the age of 69, was a Paraguayan presidential candidate who helped the lead the 1989 coup that overthrew the former dictator Alfredo Stroessner. A retired general known as a dynamic public speaker – and the country's most controversial politician – Oviedo was running in the April presidential election in the impoverished and politically unstable South American country.
Wednesday 06 February 2013
A Tunisian opposition party leader who criticised the Islamist-led government and violence by radical Muslims was shot dead outside his home today, officials said.
Friday 01 February 2013
The fall of Chile's military leader has been turned into an Oscar-nominated movie starring Gael Garcia Bernal
Tuesday 18 December 2012
Polls too close to call as Park Geun-hye bids to become country's first female leader
Saturday 27 October 2012
One in four out of work in Spain
Saturday 29 September 2012
A superb study in the savagery of Soviet invasion and occupation of the Eastern bloc
Thursday 16 August 2012
A landslide at a gold mine in a remote corner of northeast Congo has left at least 60 people dead, a local administrator said today.
Wednesday 25 July 2012
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair says the West must do all it can to persuade Syria President Bashar Assad to step down because it will probably be difficult to form a new government in the deeply divided country.
Monday 23 July 2012
A Russian opera singer has had to pull out of a debut appearance at this year's Bayreuth Festival just days before it is due to begin in a row over Nazi tattoos.
Monday 23 July 2012
A Russian opera singer has been forced to pull out of a debut appearance at this year's Bayreuth Festival just days before it is due to begin in a row over Nazi tattoos.
Friday 13 July 2012
Eugenio de Araujo Sales, who died of a heart attack in his sleep on 9 July at the age of 91, was Rio de Janeiro's former archbishop who provided shelter to thousands of people opposed to the military regimes that once ruled Brazil, Argentina and Chile.
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