Latest Cold War Stories

2009-11-02 11:00:00

TWO DECADES AFTER BERLIN: EXPERTS SAY A "NEW WALL" DIVIDES FORMERLY COMMUNIST STATES FROM EACH OTHER - AND WESTERN-LIKE PROGRESS New Geography of NATO/EU Membership Replaces Iron Curtain In Terms of Defining Key Differences; Former Ambassador to Romania, Network Correspondent Are Authors of New Book: "Dracula is Dead: How Romanians Survived Communism, Ended it, and Emerged Since 1989 as the New Italy" WASHINGTON, Nov.

2009-09-22 10:46:52

An exhibition marking the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall is being planned in Las Vegas, the Honorary Consul of Germany said Tuesday. The free event is to take place at the Westin Hotel Oct. 3-4.

2009-09-17 06:20:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2009 college football season is up and running, and kgb is having a ball answering all your campus gridiron questions.

2009-09-08 15:05:00

CHELMSFORD, Mass., Sept. 8, /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mercury Computer Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRCY) (www.mc.com), a leading provider of embedded computing systems and software for image, sensor, and signal processing applications, today announced the appointment of Rear Admiral (retired) J.

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2009-04-03 11:35:00

BERLIN, April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- - Symbolic "Bricks to Berlin" Art Exhibit Continues on With 'be Berlin' Tour Following three exclusive days of cultural events in New York City, the city of Berlin announced today plans to next bring its international campaign themed "be Berlin" to Istanbul (June), Copenhagen (fall) and other cities. From March 31 through April 2, Berlin Partner GmbH, the marketing organization for Germany's capital city, presented the "Berlin Days in New York City"...

2009-03-31 08:40:00

NEW YORK, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Signaling the start of a global celebration of the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and marking two decades of freedom, change and creativity, the city of Berlin announced today it will present its top fashion designers, filmmakers, musicians and artists in the first stop of a world tour themed "be Berlin." Starting today through April 2, New York City will host three eventful days called "20 Years of Change: Berlin Days in New York City."...

2009-01-18 14:23:58

The owners of a building in Santa Ana, Calif., say they shut down an art exhibit that featured communist symbols after it drew a major art protest. Jim Nichols, co-owner of the building that housed the controversial exhibit, said the decision was made to close down the art show after hundreds of former Vietnamese political refugees protested the site this weekend, the Los Angeles Times reported Sunday. We support the arts, Nichols said of Saturday's protest.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.