In the lead-up to the awaited Rose Monday parades, float builders have offered the public an early sneak peek into their surreal world of sharp political satire. DW reports.
A new piece of legislation placed for review on Tuesday’s docket aims to enhance the status of same-sex unions in Austria.
Getting out of that unwanted meeting or dinner with your in-laws could be just a click away. Business is booming for one firm in Bremen that delivers made-to-order alibis.
The Archbishop of Vienna, who earlier warned that Christians faced being pushed aside by a growing Islamisation of Europe, has published a brochure to ask migrants and refugees to respect Christian symbols, traditions and culture.
If no other party distances itself from Merkel’s refugee policy, the Alternative für Deutschland may establish itself even further, thinks DW’s Cristoph Hasselbach.
The Federal Court of Justice has ruled that “intersex” is incompatible with Germany’s birth register. According to Karlsruhe, individuals may identify otherwise, but records are limited to “male,” “female” and no gender.
There are dangerous signs that the U.S. is turning its back on the principles of a free and open society that fostered the nation’s rise, writes Charles Koch in an Opinion piece for The Wall Street Journal.
The chief editor of Turkish newspaper Hurriyet was on Monday presented with a Freedom of Speech award by German public broadcaster Deutsche Welle as concerns grow over press freedom in Turkey.
The bloodbath of World War I had some deforming effects on liberty in America. These included America’s experiments in mass wartime censorship, stirred up-hatred of German-Americans, and the legal suppression of the German language that was used commonly in the Midwest and Great Plains.
Financial crises and an uncertain future are making young Germans risk-averse and driving them into a cultural mainstream – although they’re also the most socially tolerant generation ever, a new study claims.