Kirsten Grieshaber, The Associated Press

Kirsten Grieshaber

The Associated Press

Des Moines, IA, United States

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Recent articles by Kirsten:

Fire triggered by explosions spreads in Berlin city forest

BERLIN (AP) — A large fire broke out in one of Berlin’s biggest city forests on Thursday morning, triggered by several explosions that took place at an ammunition dump inside the forest on wh… → Read More

Over 1,000 Lufthansa flights canceled as staff strikes

More than 1,000 Lufthansa flights were canceled Wednesday because of a one-day strike by the airline's German ground staff, affecting tens of thousands of passengers in the latest travel turmoil to hit Europe. → Read More

Germany eases path to permanent residency for migrants

Tens of thousands of migrants, who have been living in Germany for years without long-lasting permission to remain in the country, will be eligible for permanent residency after the government approved a new migration bill Wednesday. → Read More

Germany eases path to permanent residency for migrants

Tens of thousands of migrants, who have been living in Germany for years without a secure stay permit, will be eligible for permanent residency due to a new migration bill → Read More

Regulator urges Germans to prepare for possible gas shortage

Fearing Russia might cut off natural gas supplies, the head of Germany's regulatory agency for energy called on residents Saturday to save energy and to prepare for winter, when use increases. → Read More

Regulator urges Germans to prepare for possible gas shortage

Fearing Russia might cut off natural gas supplies, the head of Germany’s regulatory agency for energy is calling on residents to save energy and to prepare for winter, when use increases → Read More

Poland completes Belarus border wall to keep migrants out

A year after migrants started crossing into the European Union from Belarus to Poland, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki and top security officials visited the border area on Thursday to mark the completion of a new steel wall. → Read More

Former Nazi guard, 101, jailed on more than 3,500 counts of aiding murder

Josef S. was convicted in Germany of more than 3,500 counts of accessory to murder on Tuesday for serving at the Nazis’ Sachsenhausen concentration camp. → Read More

Former Nazi guard, 101, jailed on more than 3,500 counts of aiding murder

Josef S. was convicted in Germany of more than 3,500 counts of accessory to murder on Tuesday for serving at the Nazis’ Sachsenhausen concentration camp. → Read More

Germany: former Nazi guard, 101, sentenced for aiding concentration camp killings

A 101-year-old man was convicted in Germany of more than 3,500 counts of accessory to murder on Tuesday for serving at the Nazis’ Sachsenhausen concentration camp during World War II. → Read More

Germany: former Nazi guard, 101, sentenced for aiding concentration camp killings

A 101-year-old man was convicted in Germany of more than 3,500 counts of accessory to murder on Tuesday for serving at the Nazis’ Sachsenhausen concentration camp during World War II. → Read More

Germany: former Nazi guard, 101, sentenced for aiding concentration camp killings

A 101-year-old man was convicted in Germany of more than 3,500 counts of accessory to murder on Tuesday for serving at the Nazis’ Sachsenhausen concentration camp during World War II. → Read More

European mayors duped into calls with fake Kyiv mayor

The mayor of the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv warned Saturday that an imposter is posing as him and communicating with other officials, including three European mayors who were duped into believing they were having a video call with the real Vitali Klitschko. → Read More

European mayors duped into calls with fake Kyiv mayor

The mayor of the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv warned Saturday that an imposter is posing as him and communicating with other officials, including three European mayors who were duped into believing they were having a video call with the real Vitali Klitschko. → Read More

Protesters gather as G-7 leaders set to arrive in Germany

About 4,000 protesters have gathered in Munich as the Group of Seven leading economic powers are set to hold their annual gathering in the Germany's Bavarian Alps → Read More

Protesters gather as G-7 leaders set to arrive in Germany

About 3,500 protesters gathered in Munich on Saturday as the Group of Seven leading economic powers prepared to hold their annual gathering in the Bavarian Alps in Germany, which holds the G-7′s rotating presidency this year. → Read More

European mayors duped into calls with fake Kyiv mayor

The mayor of Ukraine's capital has warned that an imposter is posing as him and communicating with other officials → Read More

Protesters gather as G-7 leaders set to arrive in Germany

The G-7 leaders are expected to start arriving in Germany on Saturday afternoon and will tackle issues such as Russia’s war on Ukraine, climate change, energy and the looming food security crisis. → Read More

'A dear friend': Syrian carves model of Cologne cathedral

When Syrian refugee Fadel Alkhudr arrived in Germany in 2015, the first thing he saw when he stepped out of the train in Cologne was the city's majestic cathedral. → Read More

Centuries-old passion play returns after pandemic break

After a two-year delay due to the coronavirus, Germany’s famous Oberammergau Passion Play is opening soon → Read More