Last kaiser's heirs fight for riches once lost behind Iron Curtain

World Aug 30, 2019

Last kaiser's heirs fight for riches once lost behind Iron Curtain

A century after Germany's monarchy was abolished, some of its blue-blooded descendants are riding back into battle to reclaim what they see as their royal birthright. At stake are fabulous palaces and thousands of priceless artifacts and artworks. The fight has thrown a new spotlight on ...

Editorials Nov 10, 2018

A centennial to remember

As we mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, politicians and publics around the world must recognize that peace is fragile and it must be nurtured.

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 ...

Czechs fete centenary with largest military parade since communist era

World Oct 29, 2018

Czechs fete centenary with largest military parade since communist era

The Czech Republic marked 100 years since the creation of Czechoslovakia on Sunday with the biggest military parade in its post-communist history, highlighting a weekend of celebrations. More than 4,000 military personnel took part in the event, which saw tanks and artillery roll down Evropska ...