The insurgents' threat to bomb the famous festival is apparently meant to weaken Germany's resolve for the fight in Afghanistan. It follows similar warnings issued by the Taliban and Al Qaeda ahead of Sunday's elections.
09/28/2009 01:00 am
A recent report found an "unconscious" feeling of shame or lower status, at least among the young, 20 years after the Berlin Wall fell.
09/25/2009 01:00 am
Ai Weiwei, who helped design Beijing's Olympic stadium, is recovering from brain surgery in Europe after being assaulted by an officer who broke into his hotel room in August. Mr. Ai has been a critic of China's handling of its 2008 earthquake.
09/17/2009 01:00 am
On the anniversary of the Nazi invasion of Poland, the Russian prime minister praised the "heroism" of the Polish. But he did not apologize for the subsequent Russian invasion and execution of 20,000 Polish military officers.
09/01/2009 01:00 am
Former officer Josef Scheungraber will face life in prison, a court ruled Tuesday. The next trial, of John Demjanjuk, may be the last for Nazi crimes in Germany.
08/12/2009 01:00 am
The violence brings into question China's hard-line policy against Uighur ethnic minority.
07/06/2009 01:00 am
Fashion meets frugality as self-confidence, pragmatism drive labels to broad market.
06/05/2009 01:00 am
Day-care workers are on strike this week as Germany's model labor union system shows signs of unraveling.
05/29/2009 01:00 am
The suspected Nazi death camp guard was flown to Munich Tuesday. His may be the country's last World War II war-crimes trial.
05/12/2009 01:00 am
A US appeals court denied a stay of deportation for the retired autoworker and alleged Nazi death camp guard who faces 29,000 counts of accessory to murder in Germany.
05/01/2009 01:00 am