Klaus Wowereit

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Name: Klaus Wowereit
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

One of these men will be Berlin's next mayor

Three men are hoping to become Berlin ’s next mayor after Klaus Wowereit steps down in December. With nominations closing on Monday, The Local looks at the three politicians who want to lead the city.Three veteran Social Democrat ( SPD ) candidates have ... [Published The Local Germany - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

'Poor but sexy is not enough': the rise and fall of Berlin mayor Klaus Wowereit

Dimmed star … mayor Klaus Wowereit at a ceremony to mark November’s 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Photograph: Tobias Schwarz/AFP/GettyThe project proved to be simultaneously difficult and surprisingly easy. It was technically and logistically ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Berlin's Revolutionary Gay Mayor Is On His Way Out

After helping turning Berlin into the world's cool capital, Klaus Wowereit will step down in December.Klaus Wowereit was never one to bite his tongue. Before he was mayor of Berlin in 2001, he said, "I'm gay, and that's OK." It certainly was, he was elected ... [Published Outtraveler.com - Sep 04 2014]
Entities: Gay, Berlin, Klaus Wowereit
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 6 reports

Germany unveils memorial to mentally ill, disabled Nazi victims

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.BERLIN, Sept. 2 (Xinhua) -- A memorial wall was unveiled Tuesday in Berlin to commemorate the systematic murder of up to 300,000 mentally ill and disabled people under the Nazi regime.The 24-meter blue glass wall is located ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Still no news of when Berlin's new gateway will open

BERLIN, Germany - There are still no news of when Brandenburg International, Berlin's new gateway, will open. It was originally planned for 2010. Some sceptics now say 2018. However Schönefeld, on the same site, is more and more active and has an excellent ... [Published ETurboNews - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

The resignation of Berlins mayor shakes my faith in unsinkable Germany | Agata Pyzik

‘Berlin can generate almost infinite interest on the basis of its tragic yet sexy history, from the communist ghosts of the Stasi through to David Bowie, but in these times of neoliberalism even such attractive cultural capital isn’t enough.’ Photograph: ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

Berlin’s mayor: Wowi bows out

HIS 13-year reign as mayor of Berlin, Germany’s capital as well as one of its 16 federal states, coincided with the city’s rise as a metropolis of cool. Indeed, Klaus Wowereit personified much of what modern Berlin stands for. “I am gay and that is just ... [Published The Economist - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Berlin’s Openly Gay Mayor Resigns After Making the City Cool

Mayor Klaus Wowereit, Berlin's openly gay king of cool.Photo by Sean Gallup/Berlin Mayor Klaus Wowereit—the first high-profile openly gay German politician—has announced that he will end his 13 years in office this December. His popularity in Berlin and ... [Published Slate Magazine - Aug 27 2014]
Entities: Gay, Klaus Wowereit, Berlin
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Major news items in leading German newspaper

The following are major news items in leading German newspapers on Wednesday.Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung:Russian President Vladimir Putin insists that Ukraine should hold direct dialogue with "representatives" in the southeast of the country. During ... [Published Global Times - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Berlin Gay Mayor Announces Resignation

Originally printed 8/27/2014 (Issue 2234 - Between The Lines News)BERLIN - After more than 13 years in office, Klaus Wowereit . He is Berlin's first openly gay mayor and helped turn the city into a leading tourist destination.Wowereit's reputation has ... [Published Pride Source - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Germany: Out Berlin mayor to stand down

Berlin’s out mayor has announced that he is quitting at the end of the year, after 13 years in the role.The city’s Social Democrat mayor Klaus Wowereit – one of Germany’s first prominent gay political figures - has announced that he is to leave office ... [Published Pink News - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 20 reports

Berlin’s gay mayor Klaus Wowereit announces retirement plans after 13 years in the job

Berlin’s first openly gay mayor Klaus Wowereit has announced that he will quit in December after more than 13 years leading the city’s governmentPhoto by SuperbassBerlin’s first openly gay mayor has announced that he will resign in December of this year, ... [Published Gay Star News - Aug 27 2014]

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German Muslims invite all faiths to day of pray... [Published FaithWorld - Sep 17 2014]
By Reuters Staff (A Muslim woman visit s the Omar Ibn Al-Khattab-Moschee mosque at Islamic Maschari-Center in Berlin’s Kreuzberg district October 3, 2011. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch ) More than 2,000 German mosques have invited Germans of all religions ...
Berlin’s mayor: Wowi bows out [Published The Economist - Europe - Aug 28 2014]
HIS 13-year reign as mayor of Berlin, Germany’s capital as well as one of its 16 federal states, coincided with the city’s rise as a metropolis of cool. Indeed, Klaus Wowereit personified much of what modern Berlin stands for. “I am gay and that is ...
Berlin mayor stepping down with legacy intact d... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 26 2014]
Berlin’s reputation as the coolest city on the planet owes a lot to the vision of Mayor Klaus Wowereit. Germany’s first openly gay leader coined the “poor but sexy” tag that has helped make the capital a top tourist attraction. Today, Berlin is a hipster ...
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After two years of construction, the eagerly anticipated Factory held its grand opening yesterday. The startup campus will welcome 22 companies, including SoundCloud , Twitter , and 6Wunderkinder , to its 16.000 m2 space. The full-day event was ...
Berlin’s airports: Don’t touch Tempelhof [Published The Economist - Europe - May 29 2014]
FOR many Berliners, election day was less about a hard-to-understand parliament in distant Strasbourg and more about a huge field in the middle of Berlin. Roughly the size of New York’s Central Park, but round, Tempelhof was once a busy airport. As ...
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