Germany

YEREVAN (Combined Sources) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel described the Ottoman mass killings of Armenians as “heinous crimes against Armenians,” which “cannot and must not be forgotten.” Merkel, who arrived in Armenia from[...]

DUSSELDORF, Germany (Reuters) — Journalist Mesale Tolu, released from Turkish prison in December but banned from leaving the country until this week, returned to Germany on Sunday vowing to continue fighting for colleagues imprisoned in[...]

By Muriel Mirak-Weissbach Special to the Mirror-Spectator BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel will visit Armenia at the end of August as part of a regional tour that will include Georgia and Azerbaijan. She is expected to arrive in[...]

BERLIN — Nadia Murad, who was captured and brutally gang-raped by Islamic State militants in Iraq is set to marry the US Army interpreter who helped her escape. New Delhi: Nadia Murad, the Yazidi woman who was subjected to brutal[...]

RHEINGAU, Germany – Among the many special cultural events held in Germany during the summer, the Rheingau Music Festival is perhaps the most famous, not only for its location in the magnificent castles and basilicas of the Rhine valley,[...]

By Eren Sarigul BERLIN (ESPN) — Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan condemned the “unacceptable” treatment of Mesut Ozil by the Germany football federation on Tuesday. Ozil, 29, withdrew from international football on[...]

VIENNA and BERLIN — Music lovers in Europe are not surprised when they discover an Armenian or two among the performers in the orchestra or chorus on stage at a classical concert. Now and again there are special guest performances of[...]

By Muriel Mirak-Weissbach Special to the Mirror-Spectator BERLIN — On March 18, the Sunday edition of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ) carried a bold banner headline: “Battle for Afrin Now Also in Germany.” That night,[...]

By Muriel Mirak-Weissbach Special to the Mirror-Spectator BERLIN — Berlin played host last week to a group of teachers from Armenia and Georgia, who had come to learn more about the education system in the German Federal Republic. Their[...]

  By Muriel Mirak-Weissbach Special to the Mirror-Spectator COLOGNE, Germany — On the 11th anniversary of the murder of Hrant Dink in front of his Agos office in Istanbul, Turks and Armenians and Germans gathered in several German[...]