Tagged: Germany


Lifting the veil on the rise of German Islamophobia

By Amy Forsbacka | Jan. 9, 2017, 1:11 p.m. | In Op/Ed »

German Chancellor Angela Merkel called for a ban on the full face veil in a speech at her party's conference. She said wearing the veil, called niqabs and burkas, was not appropriate in Germany. However, banning the veil does not encourage the cultural assimilation of migrant women.


NewsChips: John Kerry believes Americans "have the right to be stupid"

By Temi Ibirogba | Feb. 28, 2013, 6:44 p.m. | In News Blog »

While speaking to German students in Berlin on Tuesday, the new Secretary of State, John Kerry voiced his belief during the speech that "In America you have the right to be stupid, if you want to be."


The Blair Boogie: Beats from across the pond

By Urvi Banerjee | Nov. 16, 2012, 10:21 p.m. | In Music »

Last Sunday at the MTV Europe Music Awards, an event which commemorates the most popular music videos in Europe whether continental or international, there was plenty of Taylor Swift, Carly Rae Jepsen and Justin Bieber.


Country in profile: Eritrea

By Adam Kadir | Nov. 7, 2011, 1:14 p.m. | In Print Features »

Exchange student compares his time in Eritrea, Germany and the United State


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