WorldViews: Germany


Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 03/28/2014

This is why Germany doesn’t want China anywhere near Berlin’s holocaust memorial

Why Germany doesn’t want China anywhere near a holocaust memorial

By Adam Taylor  |  11:39 AM ET, 03/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Berlin, China, Germany, Japan, World War II

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 12/20/2013

Germany is angry at Tajikistan because the president’s friends are all driving stolen German cars

Investigators tracked down 200 stolen cars to Tajikistan, where the president’s friends and family are driving them.

By Max Fisher  |  01:13 PM ET, 12/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Germany, Tajikistan

Posted at 06:32 AM ET, 11/06/2013

Why Nazi-seized art is only now resurfacing and how it will change the art world

The more than 1,400 paintings discovered in a Munich apartment are just the tip of the iceberg.

By Max Fisher  |  06:32 AM ET, 11/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Germany

Posted at 04:50 PM ET, 11/04/2013

Germany is only now exposing many Stasi spies. This film shows what that’s doing to the country.

The new documentary, “Being Radler,” sheds light on the country’s anti-NSA backlash.

By Max Fisher  |  04:50 PM ET, 11/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Germany, NSA

Posted at 12:56 PM ET, 11/01/2013

How anti-NSA backlash could fracture the Internet along national borders

Eric Schmidt predicted that Web would break into pieces that might be coming true.

By Max Fisher  |  12:56 PM ET, 11/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Germany, NSA

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 10/29/2013

Why America spies on its allies (and probably should)

Revelations that the U.S. may have tapped Merkel’s cellphone are shocking. But should they be?

By Max Fisher  |  02:30 PM ET, 10/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  France, Germany

Posted at 03:43 PM ET, 10/23/2013

Obama’s phone call with Angela Merkel sounds like it was horribly awkward

The German chancellor called, outraged, over reports the U.S. was monitoring her phone.

By Max Fisher  |  03:43 PM ET, 10/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Germany, NSA

Posted at 01:08 PM ET, 08/02/2013

The U.S.'s octogenarian Nazis problem looks a lot like its Guantanamo prisoners problem

There are some revealing parallels in the two very different dilemmas.

By Max Fisher  |  01:08 PM ET, 08/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Germany, Guantanamo

Posted at 04:08 PM ET, 06/20/2013

Merkel calls Internet 'uncharted territory,' earns Web's endless mockery

Jokes about the German chancellor went viral on social media after she defended PRISM in a press conference.

By Caitlin Dewey  |  04:08 PM ET, 06/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Germany

Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 06/11/2013

Germans so outraged at U.S. over spying that Merkel will raise the issue directly with Obama

The country is uniquely sensitive when it comes to government monitoring and electronic surveillance.

By Max Fisher  |  02:10 PM ET, 06/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Germany

Posted at 04:59 PM ET, 05/23/2013

Poll: Germany is the world's 'most popular' country

It outranked Canada, Britain, Japan and France in the BBC's latest public opinion survey, despite its controversial austerity push.

By Caitlin Dewey  |  04:59 PM ET, 05/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Germany

Posted at 03:22 PM ET, 11/03/2012

Germany to Indian students: Willkommen!

How Germany plans to create more engineers.

By Olga Khazan  |  03:22 PM ET, 11/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  engineers, Germany, India, Work

Posted at 01:40 PM ET, 02/10/2012

Angela Merkel depicted as Nazi in Greece, as anti-German sentiment grows

The image reflects a rising anti-German sentiment in the country.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  01:40 PM ET, 02/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Greece, Angela Merkel, protests, Germany, austerity measures

Posted at 05:07 PM ET, 02/07/2012

August Landmesser, shipyard worker in Hamburg, refused to perform Nazi salute (photo)

A 1936 photo has resurfaced showing a shipyard worker who refused to join a crowd in the Nazi salute.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  05:07 PM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Germany, Hamburg, Nazism, Nazi salute, historic photos, August Landmesser

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 02/07/2012

Lake Vostok, a German Nazi base? Russian news agency floats odd theory

Some say there is a history behind the rumor.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  10:15 AM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Antarctica, Lake Vostok, Russia, Germany, Nazi, Neuschwabenland, Queen Maud's land, rumors

Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 02/06/2012

India censors Google, Facebook — but other democracies are even worse

But other democracies have asked Google to remove more content.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  01:35 PM ET, 02/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, India, Germany, South Korea, Taiwan, U.K.