The German parliament is debating a proposal to force social media platforms to either delete hate speech quickly or risk hefty fines.
Members of the right-wing Identitarian movement attempted to storm the German justice ministry in Berlin on Friday over a proposed law to fight hate speech on social media. About 50 people from the right-wing, anti-immigrant movement gathered before the justice ministry in the afternoon and then tried to force their way into the building, according […]
Opposition parties have slammed plans to put a cross on top of the rebuilt Stadtschloss, or City Palace, in Berlin. The Greens and the Left party say the plan endangers the open cultural dialogue intended for the site.
The Parliament passed the controversial package on asylum rules, which human rights organizations and opposition parties called an assault on fundamental rights for those seeking protection.
Austria’s Green Party leader Eva Glawischnig announced her resignation Thursday, citing personal reasons. “There were physical warning signals that I had to take seriously. I have a responsibility towards my family,” she said.
Two months after taking up his new post, President Frank Walter Steinmeier will travel on Friday to Warsaw, where Poland’s Jaroslaw Kaczynski-led, right-wing populist Law and Justice Party (PiS) holds the presidency and controls the federal government. The new German head of state is trying to improve relations between the two neighboring countries which have […]
State police in Berlin have been accused of trying to hide mistakes made in their investigation of Berlin Christmas market attacker Anis Amri. Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere called the allegations unconscionable.
German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel sought the help of his American counterpart on Wednesday in an ongoing row between Berlin and Ankara.
German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel sharply criticized Turkey’s decision to block a parliament delegation from visiting Bundeswehr soldiers stationed at Turkey’s Incirlik base in an interview on Wednesday. If “the German parliament is to be blackmailed, then the limit of tolerance has been reached,” Gabriel told German newspaper the “Neue Osnabrücker Zeitung.” On Monday, Turkish authorities blocked […]
Impressive film posters and huge billboards usually draw attention to the latest Hollywood blockbusters at the Cannes Film Festival. But this year, it’s a different story. Major US film studios that tend to use Cannes as an advertising platform for their massively expensive productions are hard to find.