Germany

BERLIN (Public Radio of Armenia) — Germany says it has received 136 asylum requests from Turks holding diplomatic passports since the July coup attempt against the Turkish president, the BBC reports. The figure is a total for the[...]

BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s highest court has rejected a string of complaints against a decision by the country’s parliament to label the killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks a century ago as genocide. The Federal[...]

By Muriel Mirak-Weissbach Special to the Mirror-Spectator WIESBADEN, Germany — If you have ever visited any of the world’s greatest art museums, like the Uffizi in Florence, the Pergamon in Berlin or the National Museum in Cairo, you[...]

By Muriel Mirak-Weissbach Special to the Mirror-Spectator WIESBADEN, Germany — That the fine arts are alive and well in Armenia is displayed in an exciting exhibition of works by young Armenians that has opened in Wiesbaden, Germany. The[...]

BERLIN (Armenpress) — Germany’s Foreign Minister met his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu in Turkey last week, Deutsche Welle reports. At the end of the meeting the Ministers participated in a press conference. Steinmeier expressed[...]

By Muriel Mirak-Weissbach Special to the Mirror-Spectator Living in Europe, the past envelops you like a warm garment, and is never absent, especially the recent past, say developments over the last century. This is particularly true of[...]

BERLIN (Deutsche Welle) — A Berlin court handed financial fines to two people who directed online abuse at German parliamentarians of Turkish origin, according to media reports on November 3. Both officials had backed the parliament’s[...]

By Muriel Mirak-Weissbach Special to the Mirror-Spectator FRANKFURT, Germany — For an author, a visit to the annual Frankfurt Book Fair can be a humbling experience. When you enter the massive fairgrounds, where over 7,000 exhibitors[...]

BERLIN — A new exhibition of works by Kevork George Kassabian will go on display at the InteriorDAsein/Berlin space starting this week. On October 29, from 3 p.m. until October 30, 3-8 p.m. and by appointment. The exhibit will close on[...]

ISTANBUL (Armenpress) — The German Foreign Ministry has issued a statement on the cancellation of Dresden Symphony Orchestra’s concert dedicated to the Armenian Genocide at the German Consulate General in Istanbul. “The premises of[...]

By Muriel Mirak-Weissbach Special to the Mirror-Spectator DRESDEN — Germans celebrated national unity on October 3, not only in Dresden but also in Yerevan. Most appropriately at the center of the festivities was the presentation of a[...]