Tag Archives: German

On Newly Reopened German Stages, Villainous Women Abound

On Newly Reopened German Stages, Villainous Women Abound

On Newly Reopened German Stages, Villainous Women Abound On Newly Reopened German Stages, Villainous Women Abound MUNICH — It seems safe to say that right now, there is more live theater being performed in Germany than anywhere else on earth. After a spate of hastily devised productions that used coronavirus-driven social distancing and hygiene restrictions to achieve heightened levels of …

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Iraqi Military Frees Abducted German Arts Advocate

Iraqi Military Frees Abducted German Arts Advocate

Iraqi Military Frees Abducted German Arts Advocate Iraqi Military Frees Abducted German Arts Advocate The Iraqi military has rescued a German arts advocate, just days after her early-evening abduction near one of Baghdad’s busiest streets, a spokesman for the Iraqi Army said on Friday. The advocate, Hella Mewis, was freed by the country’s armed forces, said Gen. Yahya Rasool, the …

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German Arts Advocate Kidnapped in Baghdad

German Arts Advocate Kidnapped in Baghdad

German Arts Advocate Kidnapped in Baghdad German Arts Advocate Kidnapped in Baghdad BAGHDAD — Kidnappers in two vehicles seized a German arts advocate at dusk on Monday as she was leaving her office near one of Baghdad’s busiest thoroughfares, Iraqi security officials said. The advocate, Hella Mewis, was a well-known figure in the neighborhood, home to the Beit Tarkib Arts …

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Partyers Clash With German Police

Partyers Clash With German Police

Partyers Clash With German Police Partyers Clash With German Police BERLIN — Violence erupted overnight in Frankfurt between police officers and youths who have been partying in a central city square on weekends, with bars and clubs shuttered to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The melee was the latest outbreak of violence involving the German police amid a national …

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Police Have Too Much Access to People’s Data, German Court Rules

Police Have Too Much Access to People’s Data, German Court Rules

Police Have Too Much Access to People’s Data, German Court Rules Police Have Too Much Access to People’s Data, German Court Rules BERLIN — The German police and intelligence agencies have excessive access to citizens’ mobile and internet communications, the country’s Constitutional Court said on Friday, ordering the existing laws to be tightened. It was the latest decision by the …

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German Prosecutors Dash Hopes of Finding Madeleine McCann Alive

German Prosecutors Dash Hopes of Finding Madeleine McCann Alive

German Prosecutors Dash Hopes of Finding Madeleine McCann Alive German Prosecutors Dash Hopes of Finding Madeleine McCann Alive In Britain, the latest developments blanketed the front pages of broadsheets and tabloids, in some cases crowding out reports of large anti-racism protests on the same day. “Have They Found Who Took Maddie,” the Daily Mail blared, beneath a frozen-in-time picture of …

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German Man Is a Suspect in Case of Madeleine McCann, a Girl Missing Since 2007

German Man Is a Suspect in Case of Madeleine McCann, a Girl Missing Since 2007

German Man Is a Suspect in Case of Madeleine McCann, a Girl Missing Since 2007 German Man Is a Suspect in Case of Madeleine McCann, a Girl Missing Since 2007 BERLIN — After more than a decade of inquiries in at least three European countries, a German sex offender is under investigation on suspicion of murder in the 2007 disappearance …

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Nazi or Hero? Historian Looks at the Stories a German Consultant Told of His Father

Nazi or Hero? Historian Looks at the Stories a German Consultant Told of His Father

Nazi or Hero? Historian Looks at the Stories a German Consultant Told of His Father Nazi or Hero? Historian Looks at the Stories a German Consultant Told of His Father FRANKFURT — Weighing in on an issue that revived questions about the role of German business in World War II, a historian has partly confirmed and partly refuted reports that …

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Rabbis to Return to German Military Amid Growing Anti-Semitism

Rabbis to Return to German Military Amid Growing Anti-Semitism

Rabbis to Return to German Military Amid Growing Anti-Semitism Rabbis to Return to German Military Amid Growing Anti-Semitism BERLIN — Germany will allow rabbis to return to the chaplaincy of its military for the first time since they were kicked out under the Nazis in the 1930s, as officials struggle to curb a rise in anti-Semitic attacks in society as …

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In a German Restaurant, the Sommelier Lifts His Mask to Smell the Wine

In a German Restaurant, the Sommelier Lifts His Mask to Smell the Wine

In a German Restaurant, the Sommelier Lifts His Mask to Smell the Wine In a German Restaurant, the Sommelier Lifts His Mask to Smell the Wine Patrick Kingsley, an international correspondent, and Laetitia Vancon, a photojournalist, are driving more than 3,700 miles to explore the reopening of the European continent after coronavirus lockdowns. Read all their dispatches. BERLIN — Clad …

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