Mar 6, 2015

Common values bind Japan and Germany

by Takahiro Shinyo

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's visit to Japan next week will underscore the common values between the two nations and the potential for mutual cooperation on issues involving Germany's leadership role in Europe and Japan's efforts to achieve true peace with its neighbors.

Migrants flock to EU door at Hungary's border

Mar 2, 2015

Migrants flock to EU door at Hungary's border

Exhausted, hungry and cold, they have been walking for miles. What little they have is carried in plastic bags. They camp in abandoned homes, followed by stray dogs hoping to snag a morsel. Tens of thousands of migrants from the Middle East, Africa and ...

German nurse expresses regret for killing over 30 patients

Feb 20, 2015

German nurse expresses regret for killing over 30 patients

A German nurse who admits to killing more than 30 patients expressed regret for his actions Thursday, telling victims’ relatives that he hoped his conviction would help them come to terms with their loss. Prosecutors had accused the 38-year-old defendant of killing three people ...

Feb 18, 2015

Germany's 'Dr. Death' opens corpse museum in Berlin

German anatomist Gunther von Hagens, who has been dubbed “Doctor Death” for preserving and displaying dead bodies as artworks, opens a museum Wednesday in Berlin to showcase the grisly exhibits. After 20 years of touring the world with his show, and frequently courting controversy, ...

German city cancels parade over 'Islamist attack' threat

Feb 16, 2015

German city cancels parade over 'Islamist attack' threat

The German city of Braunschweig canceled a planned carnival procession Sunday because of a “specific threat of an Islamist attack,” police said. The event, which was to begin at 1120 GMT, was called off two hours earlier following a tip by “reliable state security ...