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Tens of thousands rally against nationalism before EU polls

World / Politics May 20, 2019

Tens of thousands rally against nationalism before EU polls

Tens of thousands of demonstrators opposed to right-wing populism and nationalism took to the streets Sunday in a number of European cities before May 23-26 elections to the European Parliament. Marches in Germany were held under the banner of "One Europe for Everyone: Your Voice ...

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 ...

Longtime NFL coach Gunther Cunningham dies at 72

More Sports / Football May 14, 2019

Longtime NFL coach Gunther Cunningham dies at 72

Gunther Cunningham's life would have been vastly different had his family not emigrated from postwar Germany, settling in California when he was a young boy. For one thing, he almost certainly never would have dedicated his life to football. Yet Cunningham would go on to spend ...

World May 12, 2019

Germany considers 'mosque tax' to replace foreign funding

Support is growing in Germany for a "mosque tax" to make Islamic institutions less dependent on potentially anti-democratic or "radical" foreign funding sources, a media report said Sunday. The federal government sees it as "a possible path," according to an answer to a parliamentary query, ...