After 25 years of unification, annexation, or occupation, the only safe predictions in Germany still seem to be the ones about lunar eclipses.
Germany has suffered under a heat wave and damaging drought. Now thunderstorms are predicted. Can any parallels be drawn?
The debt crisis in Greece is only a vehicle to exploit the resources of the Greek nation.
Greek banks are on the point of running out of money and all aspects of the economy are in dire straits; Greece will not even be able to import food.
The end of the GDR eased the way for racists and open Nazis. A defeat of Syriza and the hopes it raised could open the door to a strengthened neo-Nazi Golden Dawn movement.
Few of the media reports told the full story, not only about the anti-Semitism of the Nazis at its beginning but about the anti-Communism which later followed.
The Left Party is the only opposition force with any real clout in Germany, so a gathering with representatives of its 60,000 members was important enough.
Today is the birthday of Dr. Ruth Westheimer, born (as Karola Ruth Siegel) in 1928 in Wiesenfeld, Germany.
A locomotive engineers strike stopped freight cars and passenger traffic; meanwhile, Angela Davis visited Berlin and elsewhere in Germany.
The North German city with the very tourist-attractive name "Wolfsburg" boasts of two things, though both are second best.