World / Crime & Legal Jun 22, 2019

German ministers urge crackdown on far-right crime

German government ministers have called on Germans to stand up against far-right extremists. In remarks published Saturday in the German daily newspaper Bild, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said "looking away can be fatal — we must call out far-right terrorism by its name." And Interior Minister ...

Angela Merkel awarded with Harvard honorary degree

World / Politics May 31, 2019

Angela Merkel awarded with Harvard honorary degree

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been awarded an honorary degree from Harvard University. The Ivy League school gave Merkel an honorary Doctor of Laws degree Thursday in advance of her keynote speech at Harvard's 368th commencement ceremony. Others receiving honorary degrees included former Harvard President Drew ...

May pleads with Macron and Merkel for Brexit delay

World / Politics Apr 10, 2019

May pleads with Macron and Merkel for Brexit delay

British Prime Minister Theresa May toured Berlin and Paris on Tuesday to plead for an extension to the deadline for Brexit, which looked increasingly likely to be approved by EU leaders at a crunch meeting in Brussels. May has asked for a second extension to ...