Four weeks after the terrorist attack in Berlin, Germans mourn the victims. But first and foremost, they’re trying not to be intimidated by terror.
Germany is a country known for having thoroughly come to terms with its history. As the foundation dedicated to studying East Germany's communist past turns 20, however, it's clear that task remains vital to this day.
Hunger. Bombing. Stories of violence by Allied forces. Berlin in the last months of World War II was no place for a woman — as this diary by an anonymous 30-something journalist reveals.
A call that a memorial to Polish World War II victims of Nazi Germany be erected in Berlin has been renewed by former Bundestag President Rita Süssmuth. The initiative has the backing of some 100 prominent Germans.
Bavaria's former premier, Edmund Stoiber, has said the CSU is a victim of its own success after the party fell to a new low in the polls. Sunday's vote in Bavaria will likely see the CSU lose its parliamentary majority.
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