Archaeologists have launched a new drive to explore an ancient Germanic-Roman battlefield. Nationalists spun the carnage into a myth about Germany’s birth – fake news that has persisted to this day.
The world’s most prestigious opera festival starts on July 25, with the present-day Wagner family notably quiet but fresh insights into Richard Wagner’s problematic stance towards Jews expected both on and offstage.
Confidence among German business leaders hit a “euphoric” all-time high in July, the Munich-based Ifo institute said, beating analysts’ expectations of a small decline.
Daimler was the first firm among a suspected German carmakers’ cartel to break ranks and report the collaboration to authorities, potentially sparing it billions in fines.
“One knowledgeable official estimates that the CIA-backed fighters may have killed or wounded 100,000 Syrian soldiers and their allies,” writes columnist David Ignatius.
The German government says it will massively step up its financial aid to the northern Iraqi city of Mosul after its liberation from so-called “Islamic State” (IS) militants, who held the city for three years. “Now that Mosul has been liberated, we will quickly expand our programs. This year alone we will invest an additional 100 […]
Frank-Walter Steinmeier said in a TV interview that though he is “irritated” about a lot of things happening under US President Donald Trump, he still has hope for the transatlantic relationship.
President Frank-Walter Steinmeier announced on Friday that he had signed into law a measure allowing same-sex marriage in Germany, meaning the first official weddings could kick off in October. The law was passed by the German parliament (Bundestag) at the end of June. The legislation states that the reform will come into force “on the first […]
Richard Grenell is set to be nominated as the next US ambassador to Germany. What could the choice mean for Berlin-Washington relations?
An influential German institute has studied thousands of article published by daily newspapers during the refugee crisis. Their conclusion: journalists lost their objectivity and drove a wedge through society.