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While organized sex workers say the trade is safer than ever, Germany's most prominent feminist says the liberalized laws are causing human trafficking and exploitation to skyrocket.
Germans’ trailblazing ‘energy transition’ faces a backlash over high prices.
Last summer more than 6,000 died after glacial melt cascaded through valleys. Scientists expect such disasters to become more common.
An artist’s guerilla strike on Berlin's East Side Gallery reignites controversy about what remains of the once-despised barrier.
Berlin rules out asylum for Edward Snowden, but his revelations mark a possible turn in relations with Washington. The question is in which direction.
Washington and Berlin are close to agreeing not to spy on each other. That won’t be enough, Germany's data protection commissioner tells GlobalPost.
The whistleblower offers to testify in exchange for asylum: MP.
As the country overhauls its army, peaceniks see the slow creep of militarism.
As the controversy threatens relations, Obama plans to ban spying on allies’ leaders.
Germans hope revelations that the US eavesdropped on the chancellor’s phone will force “Mommy” Merkel to give Obama a spanking.
In the wake of the Lampedusa tragedy, Germany says it can't take in more refugees.
Forget Pilsner. US entrepreneurs are pioneering microbrewing in the world's toughest beer market.
A proposal to legalize marijuana in a Berlin park is polarizing one of the city’s hippest neighborhoods.
With her junior partner out, Merkel may have to ally with the opposition Social Democrats.
As Germans prepare to vote on Sunday, progress by a new anti-euro party reflects some of Merkel’s greatest challenges.
Critics say the party hasn’t been able to capitalize on the NSA scandal ahead of elections this week.
Experts say India is unlikely to face a full-blown financial crisis. But some of its biggest companies might.
As fears mount about India's economic future, GlobalPost checks in with emerging market guru Ruchir Sharma.
As economic crisis threatens India, GlobalPost checks in with market gurus Mark Mobius and Dharmakirti Joshi.
Under heavy shelling, Kashmir is again set to stymie the Indo-Pak peace process. And the risks are mounting.