World May 15, 2019

Child victims of ex-East German regime to get compensation

People who as children were forced into state care by the former communist East German regime will more easily be able to obtain compensation, Berlin said Wednesday, as it sought to lift barriers to claims for payment. The German government's proposed legal change, which will ...

'Touch Me Not' wins at Berlin film festival

Entertainment News Feb 25, 2018

'Touch Me Not' wins at Berlin film festival

"Touch Me Not," a film about intimacy and sex that shocked some viewers with explicit scenes, won the Golden Bear prize for best film at the 68th Berlin International Film Festival on Saturday. Romanian director Adina Pintilie said she had not expected to win the ...

German teen suspected of shooting toy gun at Thai king

Asia Pacific Jun 22, 2017

German teen suspected of shooting toy gun at Thai king

German prosecutors said on Wednesday they were investigating a 14-year-old boy suspected of shooting plastic bullets from a toy gun at the King of Thailand who was cycling near Munich this month. The king was not hurt. The unidentified youth, together with a 13-year-old who ...