Former Stasi Officer to Stand Trial for 1974 Murder at Berlin Train Station

Berlin, Germany – A former Stasi lieutenant, aged 80, is set to stand trial for murder on Thursday in connection with the 1974 fatal shooting of Czesław Kukuczka, a Polish man, at Berlin’s Friedrichstrasse train station. The prosecution alleges that the defendant killed Kukuczka with a targeted shot to the back as he attempted to cross the border into West Berlin, as stated in the indictment. According to reports, Stasi officials had permitted Kukuczka to …

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Rare Aubrite Fragments Recovered After Meteor Explodes Over Berlin

Berlin, Germany – On January 21st, 2024, an asteroid with a diameter of about one meter entered the Earth’s atmosphere and exploded over the city of Berlin at 12:33 am UTC. The fragments of this asteroid, known as 2024 BX1, were later found by a team of scientists from various institutions and identified as a rare type of meteorite called “aubrites”. The team of scientists who recovered the fragments included researchers from the Freie Universität …

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