Germany is being threatened with significantly higher contributions to the European Union’s budget when Britain completes its departure from the bloc in 2019. The Funke-Mediengruppe newspapers on Friday cited a report by the European Parliament, suggesting that the Berlin government would suddenly be on the hook for an extra €3.8 billion ($4.2 billion), a rise of […]
The day after his “Silent Majority” speech on Nov. 3, 1969, calling on Americans to stand with him for peace with honor in Vietnam, Richard Nixon’s GOP captured the governorships of Virginia and New Jersey.
Syrian refugees in Germany backed by human rights groups said they had filed new criminal complaints accusing President Bashar al-Assad’s regime of war crimes and crimes against humanity. The 13 Syrian men and women named 17 suspects they considered “most responsible for Assad’s brutal policies of repression”, said non-profit legal organization the European Center for Constitutional […]
A Swiss man who admitted to spying on German tax officials was given a suspended sentence and fined by a German court, in a case that has tested ties between Berlin and Bern.
Art Cologne, the largest art fair in Germany and the oldest fair of its kind worldwide, might soon have competition on its hands with the launch of another art fair in the Rhineland region.
A major goal of this Asia trip, said National Security Adviser H. R. McMaster, is to rally allies to achieve the “complete, verifiable and permanent denuclearization of the Korean peninsula.”
On November 7, 1957, the first “Trabi” rolled off the line. Thousands of them crossed from East to West Germany in 1989, two years before its production was halted. Explore the history of the car that’s now cult.
An intersex person has won a court case to allow them to enter a third gender into the registry of births. The case was appealed to the Federal Constitutional Court after failing at lower levels.
Some 10,000 people were forced to evacuate central Potsdam on Wednesday as authorities diffused a 250-kilogram (551 pounds) US aerial bomb from World War II. The bomb was found on Monday on the grounds of a Sparda Bank across from the city’s central station. Authorities cleared an 800-meter radius (roughly a half-mile radius) where the bomb […]
Poland has accused Germany’s defense minister of calling on Poles to engage in anti-government activity, labelling it “unacceptable”.