Japan made an $8 million apology to its former 'comfort women'
Japan has struck a compensation deal with South Korea that it says ends the dispute over wartime sex slaves once and for all.
It's getting harder for refugee families to reunite in Europe
Still, family reunification remains one of the few legal means by which they can apply for asylum.
Berlin church celebrates 'Star Wars' service
A Berlin church celebrated a service with a 'Star Wars' theme Sunday, with lightsaber-wielding pastors preaching parallels between Christianity and the blockbuster movie series.
Why German teachers want their students to read Hitler's 'Mein Kampf'
The Nazi leader's anti-Semitic diatribe has not been printed in Germany since the end of World War II, but an annotated and critical edition is set to be published next year.
Germany sent its first troops and Tornado jets into battle against the Islamic State
The first batch of German troops and aircraft took off Thursday for Turkey as part of a deployment in the battle against the Islamic State group in Syria.
Germany has registered 1 million asylum-seekers. Here’s how it’s changed the country
For one thing, it made Angela Merkel Person of the Year.
Europeans worry stepping up Islamic State fight means more terror attacks
More European military action in Syria will invite more attacks on Europe. At least that’s what many citizens think.
Another day, another country enters the war in Syria
Germany votes to joint the fight against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.
A Hitler comedy is one of Germany’s most popular movies right now
What does that say about Germany? Even the film's director sounds worried.
The coalition fighting the Islamic State is getting bigger
Welcome to the party, Germany.
German intelligence spied on the FBI, UN agencies, US and EU companies and more
The latest news on the BND spy service fuels a debate in Germany about state surveillance that was kicked off by the revelations of NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
Backlash mounts against Merkel, 'Traitor to the People' (PHOTOS)
The German chancellor's open door policy has ushered in right-wing vitriol along with a slew of immigrants.
The refugee girl who changed Merkel's mind: Where is she now?
Germany has opened its arms to refugees escaping violence in the Middle East, but just a few months ago things were very different.
Race to Berlin: Why refugees and migrants are marching on to Germany
Even if refugees don’t have an idea of what they will do when they arrive in Germany, they speak of it in glowing terms.
Put the refugee crisis on pause: Syria's orchestra in exile just performed in Germany
These refugees have discovered a solution to clearing out all the noise and actually bringing cultures together. Other countries should take note. It’s called music.
A daily hustle to survive: This is the life of a Syrian refugee
The often unbearable existence of a Syrian refugee drives some to unthinkable acts.
Germany still has an awkward Nazi law and some don't want to let it go
The justice minister is trying to revise the Nazi section. Simple enough, right?
Germany to reinstate border controls amid record refugee influx
Germany is to reinstate controls at the border with Austria as Europe's top economy struggles to cope with a record influx of refugees, according to media reports Sunday.
Chaos at Hungary border as police tear gas migrants
Hungarian riot police fired tear gas and water cannon Wednesday at crowds of refugees and migrants desperate to cross the border from Serbia, while others carved out a new route and headed for Croatia.
Give Germany your poor, your tired, your huddled masses yearning to be free
Germany offers to take in another half a million refugees per year — at least.
Bemused refugees get emotional welcome in Germany
Having braved dangerous journeys to escape war, tired refugees from Syria and other conflict zones were stunned to receive a hero's welcome in Germany over the weekend.
Austria, Germany open borders to migrants offloaded by Hungary
German authorities expect up to 10,000 migrants to arrive in Munich on Saturday.
Europe's refugee response is totally lopsided
Powerful Britain is little more than a bit player in Europe's refugee drama. Meanwhile struggling countries like Greece and Italy are overwhelmed.
North Korea declares war, but only sort of
Kim Jong Un warns South Korea to stop broadcasting anti-Pyongyang propaganda across their shared border — or else.
Refugees in Germany meet some of the kindest volunteers, and angriest arsonists
Germany says this year it's receiving the largest migrant influx in the country’s postwar history. The reactions couldn't be more extreme.
Someone just bombed central Bangkok, Thai police say
Several people are reported dead in a rare bombing in Thailand's capital.
Germany gasses or shreds 45 million newborn chicks each year. And it's not alone
Farmers and animal rights activists are not convinced by the agricultural authorities' plan to stop the practice.
This German newspaper thought Russia might invade Berlin
Old habits die hard.
France has a plan to save Europe, but there’s not much room in the lifeboat
The fundamental fix? Paring down the EU to look more like it did in the 1950s.
German journalists face treason charges for the first time in decades for publishing state secrets
This is an 'impermissible attempt to silence two critical colleagues,' Germany's journalist association says.
A German bill would force sex workers to carry IDs and clients to wear condoms
Is Big Brother going to the red light district?