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 ...

Editorials Nov 10, 2014

Wall long gone but vacuum remains

The commemoration of the collapse of the Berlin Wall on Nov. 9, 1989, reminds us of the power of the elemental yearning for freedom as well as the failure of our leaders, in the quarter-century since, to build a world that better responds to ...