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January
2019

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The Windbaum is a sculpture by Johannes Dinnebier in front of Galerie Luise in Hanover, Germany

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English : The Windbaum is a sculpture by Johannes Dinnebier in front of Galerie Luise in Hanover, Germany

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The bus monument of the Syrian-German artist Manaf Halbouni was shown for the first time before the Frauenkirche, which was destroyed in World War II and rebuilt after German Reunification, and later in front of the Brandenburg Gate. It is reminiscent of three buses that were set up in Aleppo during the Syrian civil war and whose photo became known worldwide in 2015.

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English : The bus monument of the Syrian-German artist Manaf Halbouni was shown for the first time before the Frauenkirche, which was destroyed in World War II and rebuilt after German Reunification, and later in front of the Brandenburg Gate. It is reminiscent of three buses that were set up in Aleppo during the Syrian civil war and whose photo became known worldwide in 2015.

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Three nanas, named for local princesses, in Hanover, Germany at the bank of the Leine, created by Niki de Saint Phalle

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English : Three nanas, named for local princesses, in Hanover, Germany at the bank of the Leine, created by Niki de Saint Phalle

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A double acting two-cylinder steam engine built in Lego Technic. The machine works when one aspires by the two pipes.

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English : A double acting two-cylinder steam engine built in Lego Technic. The machine works when one aspires by the two pipes.

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Steelwomen and Steelmen at the Steelman 2018 in Langenhagen, Germany, Auf der Bult at 8 degrees Celsius.

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English : Steelwomen and Steelmen at the Steelman 2018 in Langenhagen, Germany, Auf der Bult at 8 degrees Celsius.

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Animation based on Nadar's revolving self portrait (circa 1865).

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English : Animation based on Nadar's revolving self portrait (circa 1865).

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Safety Last! is an American silent film by Fred C. Newmeyer starring Harold Lloyd. It entered the public domain on January 1, 2019 per the Copyright Term Extension Act.

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English : Safety Last! is an American silent film by Fred C. Newmeyer starring Harold Lloyd. It entered the public domain on January 1, 2019 per the Copyright Term Extension Act.

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Barsoum Looking for a Job, a 1923 Egyptian short by Mohamed Bayoumi, is believed to be one of the first Egyptian feature films of the 1920s.

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English : Barsoum Looking for a Job, a 1923 Egyptian short by Mohamed Bayoumi, is believed to be one of the first Egyptian feature films of the 1920s.

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A female Hornet Mimic Hoverfly (Volucella zonaria) visits flowers of Cirsium thistles in the nature reserve "Martinswand", Tyrol, Austria.

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English : A female Hornet Mimic Hoverfly (Volucella zonaria) visits flowers of Cirsium thistles in the nature reserve "Martinswand", Tyrol, Austria.

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Os Lobos is a 1923 Portuguese silent film by Rino Lupo.

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English : Os Lobos is a 1923 Portuguese silent film by Rino Lupo.

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PulseOfEurope in Frankfurt

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English : PulseOfEurope in Frankfurt

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The “Friedensmarsch NichtMitUns - Muslime und Freunde gegen Gewalt” was a walk through Cologne, Germany, by Muslims and their friends in protest against hate and violence and in support of solidarity and peace.

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English : The “Friedensmarsch NichtMitUns - Muslime und Freunde gegen Gewalt” was a walk through Cologne, Germany, by Muslims and their friends in protest against hate and violence and in support of solidarity and peace.

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A long-legged fly (Hercostomus rogenhoferi) visits blossoms of Parnassia palustris at the summit of the Patscherkofel

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English : A long-legged fly (Hercostomus rogenhoferi) visits blossoms of Parnassia palustris at the summit of the Patscherkofel

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The Furiant from Bedřich Smetana's The Bartered Bride, played in an transcription by the U.S. Marine Band for the album Courtly Dances.

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English : The Furiant from Bedřich Smetana's The Bartered Bride, played in an transcription by the U.S. Marine Band for the album Courtly Dances.

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The Coalition walked through Berlin two years ago during the inauguration of the new POTUS.

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English : The Coalition walked through Berlin two years ago during the inauguration of the new POTUS.

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Two years ago the Women's March took place all over the world. In Hamburg participants walked from Rathausplatz to the U. S. Embassy.

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English : Two years ago the Women's March took place all over the world. In Hamburg participants walked from Rathausplatz to the U. S. Embassy.

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Barack Obama speaking at Kirchentag 2017 (in may) in front of Brandenburg Gate. (Introduction by host in German)

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English : Barack Obama speaking at Kirchentag 2017 (in may) in front of Brandenburg Gate. (Introduction by host in German)

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On his first day in office french President Macron paid a visit to Chancellor Merkel in the Bundeskanzleramt.

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English : On his first day in office french President Macron paid a visit to Chancellor Merkel in the Bundeskanzleramt.

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Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and William, Duke of Cambridge leave the Holocaust Memorial next to Brandenburg Gate and US Embassy. On January 30, 1933, Adolf Hitler was appointed Chancellor, which formed the starting point to the Holocaust.

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English : Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and William, Duke of Cambridge leave the Holocaust Memorial next to Brandenburg Gate and US Embassy. On January 30, 1933, Adolf Hitler was appointed Chancellor, which formed the starting point to the Holocaust.

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