Generous government subsidies have helped Germany build a world-leading renewable-energy industry. But is all that wind and …
When Beate Zschäpe arrived at Munich’s Upper Regional Court on Tuesday, wearing a plain gray suit, her calm appearance contrasted with what some commentators are calling one of the most important trials in Germany’s postwar …
An exhibition in Paris and the production of a Wagner opera in Düsseldorf have prompted furious debates about how to interpret the darkest period of German history
Once the closest of friends, the two engines of European integration increasingly find themselves at odds over economic policy
The United Kingdom Independence Party is just one of many small, burgeoning movements across Europe that’s challenging the Union-centric status quo
Given the many resolutions on Syria that have hit a brick wall at the U.N. Security Council, and the endless wrangling among Western leaders over how to end the calamitous two-year war, the April 22 decision by E.U. foreign …
An ex-dictator of Guatemala is on trial on genocide charges, the Vietnamese government might give cash to families who have daughters and China’s Xi Jinping says he is willing to promote dialogue between North and South Korea
Ewald-Heinrich von Kleist once volunteered for a suicide attack on Adolf Hitler, and was later involved in the famous “Operation Valkyrie” attempt on the dictator’s life.
The world’s glitterati flock to Singapore, China is set to become the No. 1 solar energy market and Syrian rebels fail to release Filipino peacekeepers
Germany’s postwar homosexuality laws continue to stigmatize former victims, Turkey’s model of democracy might not necessarily work in Arab Spring nations and Argentina will not give up its claim to the Falkland Islands
Brazilian authorities continue to “pacify” shantytowns, Thailand pledges to ban ivory trade and violence breaks out in Mombasa as people vote in Kenyan election.
Online retailer Amazon has fired a security firm whose staff allegedly bullied foreign workers and had links to the neo-Nazi movement
France’s ruling leftists concede they won’t meet 3% budget-deficit-reduction targets amid 2012 fourth-quarter growth numbers from across Europe indicating things getting worse, rather than better