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Letter shows a fearful Albert Einstein long before rise of Nazis

World Nov 9, 2018

Letter shows a fearful Albert Einstein long before rise of Nazis

More than a decade before the Nazis seized power in Germany, Albert Einstein was on the run and fearful for his country's future, according to a newly revealed handwritten letter. A longtime friend and fellow Jew, German Foreign Minister Walther Rathenau, had just been assassinated ...

WWI centenary to be marked in London and Paris, but not Berlin

World Nov 4, 2018

WWI centenary to be marked in London and Paris, but not Berlin

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I on French soil, and German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier will be in London at a ceremony in Westminster Abby with Queen Elizabeth II. But while the leaders will visit the ...

Weakened Merkel to step down as chancellor in 2021

World / Politics Oct 29, 2018

Weakened Merkel to step down as chancellor in 2021

Angela Merkel on Monday announced she will quit as German chancellor when her mandate ends in 2021, as she sought to draw a line under a series of political crises that have rocked her fragile coalition. Taking a decisive step toward the end of her ...