Climate activists block roads, stage global protest marches

World / Science & Health Oct 8, 2019

Climate activists block roads, stage global protest marches

Activists with the Extinction Rebellion movement blocked roads and staged demonstrations in big cities around the globe Monday, part of a wide-ranging series of protests demanding much more urgent action against climate change. Demonstrators stopped traffic in European cities including Berlin, London, Paris and Amsterdam. ...

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 ...