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 ...

Aug 18, 2015

Quadruplets born to German woman, 65, to leave hospital

Highly premature quadruplets born to a 65-year-old German woman three months ago are doing well and will leave the hospital in a few days, media reported Monday. German commercial television station RTL presented what it called the first footage of Neeta, Dries, Bence and ...

Many praise Germany, scorn Japan 70 years after WWII

Aug 13, 2015

Many praise Germany, scorn Japan 70 years after WWII

Both nations brutalized continents. Both slaughtered and abused tens of millions of people. But while Germany is held up as a paragon of post-World War II reconciliation, Japan is mired in animosity with its neighbors seven decades later. In many ways, the stunning economic ...