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Vienna runway can go ahead

Austria's constitutional court on Thursday overturned a landmark ruling that had blocked Vienna airport's plans to build a third runway because of climate change worries.

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Germany's 16 states: Schleswig-Holstein

White sandy beaches, red-white lighthouses and a constant steady breeze shape the coasts of Schleswig-Holstein. The northern coastal state boasts two seas to explore: the North Sea and the Baltic...

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Tourism in South Africa: an industry und…

South Africa's tourism sector continues to suffer under the weight of COVID-19. And there's no end in sight, as new restrictions dampen all hope for a recovery to even begin...

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Cruise industry tries to rebuild after c…

The cruise industry experienced a boom for years. Then came the COVID-19 pandemic, social distancing and travel shutdowns. Can the industry recover this year, and what changes are in store...

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Germany's 16 states: North Rhine-Westpha…

A cosmopolitan approach to life in Cologne, industrial heritage in the Ruhr region, open countryside in Westphalia: North Rhine-Westphalia is a state of contrasts.

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Germany's 16 states: Thuringia

It is said that Thuringia is the green heart and geographical center of Germany. From here great thinkers like Luther and Goethe moved the world. A federal German state with...

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Germany's 16 states: Baden-Württemberg

Many things that originated in Baden-Württemberg have made it world famous: from cuckoo clocks to Black Forest gateau, from Mercedes to Porsche. Get to know the federal state of hardworking...

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Germany's 16 states: Mecklenburg-Western…

Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania attracts with its wide open spaces and untouched nature. The white sandy beaches of the Baltic Sea coast and the more than 1,000 lakes magically attract vacationers.

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Do you love to travel and capture your vacation destinations on video? Then send us your best video and win an Apple iPad.

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Germany's 16 states: Saxony

Culture meets nature in Saxony: A mere 40 kilometers (25 mi) lie between splendid Baroque art and architecture in Dresden and the distinctive peaks of the Elbe Sandstone Mountains.

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