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  1. suspiria
    A German History Primer for the Confused Suspiria ViewerFrom the lingering remnants of the Nazi era to the Red Army Faction and the “German Autumn.”
  2. global politics
    Angela Merkel’s Exit Is Yet Another Blow to European StabilityFor 14 years, the German chancellor defined both the promise and the limits of EU politics. It’s unclear how – or even whether – she can be replaced.
  3. global tech
    To Woo Investors, German Start-ups Adopt Silicon Valley Mind-setsCultural stigma around failure has led many in Berlin’s tech industry to avoid risk-taking behavior. Now, they’re trying to adopt a new mind-set.
  4. tv
    Why Deutschland 86 Isn’t a ‘Black-and-White’ Cold War Spy StoryCreators Anna and Jörg Winger on the follow-up season to their cult thriller about an East German spy.
  5. q&a & excerpt
    Ali Fitzgerald on Her New Comic About Refugees and Germany’s Rising NativismThe creator of Hungover Bear turns serious with Drawn to Berlin — plus an excerpt.
  6. international affairs
    The Threat Posed by Europe’s Far-Right Surge Is Much Bigger Than One ElectionGains by a right-wing party in Sweden weren’t as big as many feared, but a small win over extremism shouldn’t obscure the broader danger.
  7. behind the scenes
    Cathy Horyn Travels to Germany to Understand the Unlikely Return of BirkenstocksA fashion fable, in which the cork-and-leather sandals become cool and double sales overnight.
  8. international politics
    Why We Should Be Unsettled that Germany Is Debating Acquiring Nuclear WeaponsThe terms of the debate are disturbing, whatever route the German government decides to take.
  9. awww
    Man Calls Police After Savage Attack by … Baby Squirrel?The assault ended when the squirrel, “apparently exhausted by its exertions, lay down abruptly and fell asleep.”
  10. adventures
    Elderly Men Escape Retirement Home to Go RAGE!!They were eventually found at the largest heavy metal festival in the world at 3 a.m.
  11. WH: John Kelly Wasn’t Cringing at Trump, He Was Grumpy About BreakfastThe White House Chief of Staff is not very skilled at hiding his displeasure.
  12. Trump at NATO Summit: Germany Is ‘Captive to Russia’The president kicked off the summit by deriding America’s European allies as “delinquent,” and berating Germany for relying on Russian fuel sources.
  13. true crime
    Man Accused of Murdering 21 Co-workers by Poisoning Their LunchesHe allegedly did this over the course of two decades.
  14. Trump Is Making Us All Live in His Delusional Reality ShowClinging to empiricism, facts, and what we see with our eyes and hear with our ears is the central and most essential task of resistance.
  15. Trump Unites U.S. Allies — in Opposition to His Trade PoliciesSix of the G7 countries are furious at Trump and his tactics.
  16. 3 Dead After Van Drives Into Crowd in Münster, GermanyThe driver committed suicide after ramming into a crowd of people outside a restaurant, but terrorism may not have been his motive.
  17. Angela Merkel Retains Power in Germany After Months of DeadlockShe will begin her fourth, and reportedly last, term as chancellor later this month.
  18. Trump Threatens to Tax European Cars If His Trade War EscalatesThe president says he’ll retaliate against any retaliation.
  19. EU Prepares Tariffs on U.S. Bourbon and Jeans, As Trump Calls for Trade WarThe European Union plans to target industries with ties to the Republican leadership.
  20. Let’s Talk About Babylon Berlin’s Twisty, Shocking EndingIf you haven’t watched this Netflix show, you’re missing a wild, completely unpredictable journey.
  21. How Babylon Berlin Turned 1920s Germany Into a Wild, Historical-Fiction FantasyDirector Tom Tykwer on the dance clubs, flapper girls, and political violence in his new Netflix show.
  22. crime
    German Serial Killer Charged With 97 More MurdersThe former nurse is already serving time for murdering patients.
  23. Global Poll Shows U.S. Prestige Plummeting Under TrumpThe disdain our “America First” president has for the rest of the world is being reciprocated.
  24. Germany’s Political Turmoil Is Bad News for EuropeAngela Merkel picked a particularly unfortunate year to have this much trouble forming a government.
  25. women-only
    Berlin’s NYE Celebration to Have Medical Tent for Sexual-Assault VictimsVictims will be able to meet with the German Red Cross if an incident occurs.
  26. gallery
    Chanel Brings Tilda Swinton and Kristen Stewart to GermanyFor the brand’s Métiers d’Art Show in Hamburg
  27. Jitters Rise in Europe As Merkel Can’t Form GovernmentIf Angela Merkel can no longer govern Germany, how can Germany govern the EU?
  28. don't speak
    This Fashion Icon Really Needs to Stop Talking About Immigration PolicyA French TV station has received hundreds of complaints over the Chanel designer’s comments.
  29. look book
    The Gallery Assistant Who Prefers Berlin to Westchester“It’s my father’s gallery. I never really wanted to go down that nepotistic path of taking over the gallery — which I still don’t think I want to do.”
  30. Angela Merkel Won Reelection, But Is She Still the Leader of the Free World?Sunday’s election results complicate her task of defending liberal democracy from the forces of right-wing xenophobia.
  31. Germany Shuts Down a Left-Wing ‘Extremist’ Website for First TimeGermany’s decision to shut down a social network for anti-capitalists may bear a warning to the American left.
  32. drugs
    German Police Just Seized 5,000 Trump-Shaped Ecstasy PillsThe hottest new club drug is … Trump ecstasy.
  33. What Germany Can Teach America About Addressing White SupremacismPulling down monuments is a start, but the real change happens in schools.
  34. Germany Passes Law Penalizing Social Networks for Hate SpeechViolations carry a $57 million fine.
  35. German Lawmakers Vote to Legalize Same-Sex MarriageChancellor Angela Merkel cleared the way for parliament to consider legalization, but she voted against it.
  36. Trump Doubles Down on Feud With Germany in Early-Morning TweetAs Germany’s political leaders express their loss of faith in the U.S., Trump vows to change Berlin’s “very bad” conduct toward the U.S.
  37. Trump to EU: Germany Is ‘Bad, Very Bad’ for Selling Too Many Cars in U.S.According to a German newspaper, the president said he’s going to “stop” Germany from selling so many cars.
  38. w20
    Ivanka Trump Booed While Praising Her Father in GermanyAt the W20 summit, the First Daughter spoke on a panel with Angela Merkel and IMF chief Christine Lagarde. Ivanka was not the crowd favorite.
  39. Ivanka Trump Booed While Praising Her Father in GermanyAt the W20 summit, the First Daughter spoke on a panel with Angela Merkel and IMF chief Christine Lagarde. Ivanka was not the crowd favorite.
  40. Trump Refuses to Shake Hands With Angela Merkel, and It’s Very AwkwardThe extremely mature president never forgets a slight.
  41. Migrants Faced More Than 3,500 Attacks in Germany Last Year: ReportGermany’s immigrant population has become the target of a growing number of hate crimes.
  42. Trump Is Turning America’s Closest Allies Against UsThe House of Commons won’t let the American president address it, while Germany’s top newspaper calls on the free world to mobilize against Trump.
  43. Donald Trump’s America Isn’t Here to Make Friends — or Even to Retain ThemTrump’s top trade adviser reveals the administration’s radical disregard for America’s EU allies in an attack on Germany’s currency “exploitation.”
  44. meat lovers supreme
    German Politician Takes Stand Against Using Meat Names for Vegetarian FoodsNo more kohlrabi schnitzel for you!
  45. politics
    Angela Merkel Calls for a Burka Ban in Germany“The full-face veil is not acceptable in our country,” she said.
  46. ‘Conan Without Borders: Berlin’ Airs on TBS Wednesday December 7thConan O’Brien’s newest remote special just got a premiere date. Titled Conan Without Borders: Berlin, the special airs on TBS Wednesday, […]
  47. Angela Merkel Will Run for 4th Term As German ChancellorAfter Trump’s victory, some having been calling her the new leader of the free world.
  48. Conan O’Brien Announces His Next Special ‘Conan in Berlin’Conan O’Brien is heading across the pond for his next remote special. During his interview with Flula Borg last night, O’Brien revealed that […]
  49. sexual assault
    Why Germans Are So Angry About This Rape CaseIt shows how messed up the country’s sexual-assault laws are.
  50. Plating Fails
    Fancy Restaurant in Germany Now Sprinkles Dessert Onto a Flip-FlopNothing like ending your meal by scraping crumbs off a sandal.
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