At four-by-four meters in size, the swastika had remained hidden underground for decades. That is, until a construction worker discovered it on Friday.
How stands John Winthrop’s “city upon a hill” this Thanksgiving? How stands the country that was to be “a light unto the nations”? To those who look to cable TV for news, the answer must at the least be ambiguous. For consider the issues that have lately convulsed the public discourse of the American republic.
Chancellor Angela Merkel is facing perhaps the biggest challenge of her tenure after coalition talks collapsed. New elections are now considered the most likely way forward, but are there any other alternatives?
Jan Lindenau was elected as the new mayor of the 875-year-old Hanseatic city of Lübeck on Sunday with just over 50 percent of the vote. The 38-year old banker who represents the Social Democrats (SPD) will begin his six-year term of the city on May 1st, taking over from the former mayor Bernd Saxe, who is […]
The caretaker Chancellor Merkel announced on Monday that she was ready to take her Christian Democratic (CDU) party into fresh elections after coalition talks with the Green party and pro-business Free Democrats (FDP) failed
Energy and Middle East expert Karin Kneissl may become Austria’s next foreign minister, according to press reports. Kneissl told the daily Die Presse newspaper on Friday that the head of Austria’s right-wing freedom party (FPÖ), Heinz-Christian Strache, had asked her whether she was interested in the post presently held by Sebastian Kurz of the conservative […]
Germany’s would-be coalition partners resumed talks on Friday after all-night talks failed to produce a breakthrough. Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives say they would compromise further on climate change policies to secure a deal.
After the 19th national congress of the Chinese Communist Party in October, one may discern Premier Xi Jinping’s vision of the emerging New World Order.
Michelin guide for 2018 reveals a record high of 11 German restaurants which have now been given three Michelin stars, beating the country’s previous record of ten.
1. Atelier im Bayerischer Hof, Munich
German automaker Volkswagen on Friday said it planned to invest more than €34 billion ($40 billion) over the next five years in new technologies to advance its push to become a global leader in electric cars.