Sep 1, 2015

German minister's 'Negro' comment sparks social media storm

A German state minister sparked a social media storm Tuesday after calling a beloved German pop singer a “wonderful Negro” during a TV debate on Europe’s migrant crisis. The Twitter hashtag #Neger (Negro) topped trending topics in Germany the morning after Bavarian Interior Minister ...

German media, celebrities rally for refugees

Aug 30, 2015

German media, celebrities rally for refugees

Germany may have witnessed violent anti-refugee protests this past week, but the message from the country’s media and celebrities is a loud and determined welcome for people fleeing the horrors of war. “We’re helping,” Germany’s Bild newspaper splashed in large letters on its front ...

Prehistoric smashed bones point to early massacre in Europe

Aug 19, 2015

Prehistoric smashed bones point to early massacre in Europe

Scientists have found rare evidence of a prehistoric massacre in Europe after discovering a 7,000-year-old mass grave with skeletal remains of some of the continent’s first farmers. The bones bear terrible wounds. Archaeologists who painstakingly examined the bones of some 26 men, women and ...