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A series of hate crimes has prompted the authorities’ bid to disband the far-right National Democratic Party. But it won’t be easy.
A new deal with Hungary is set to boost Moscow's influence as its grip on oil and gas wanes.
NSA critics see little substance and few practical measures in Obama's pledge to restrict spying abroad.
Conservatives campaign to stop gay sex education amid celebrations for a gay soccer player's coming out.
Washington’s reluctance to rein in the NSA continues to harm relations.
With the European auto market in decline, American companies can expect to be squeezed from all sides.
Disagreements over migration are already exposing rifts between Merkel's allies.
Meet the former video store owner who claims to be a monarch.
East German woodcarvers who helped keep the Christmas market tradition alive are still in demand.
Although the EU’s recent expansion into Central Europe was partly meant to improve human rights there, new members have been thumbing their noses at the old boys' club.
A ban on internet sites such as Airbnb is exposing differences over rising real estate prices and changing cultures.
Well-publicized public project failures may be threatening Germany's reputation for excellence.
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.