Topic: Germany

By Ismail Akbulut I am sure that the very title I chose for this article will enrage some of my readers. Why on earth would one be grateful to a dictator? Indeed, that is a legitimate question. My answer is that I am grateful to Erdogan,[...]

  By Muriel Mirak-Weissbach Special to the Mirror-Spectator BERLIN — Among the hundreds of commemorative events organized to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation over the past year — “Luther year” in Germany —[...]

FRANKFURT — “World poetry is world reconciliation.” This line is from a poem by the German poet and philologist Friedrich Rückert (1788-1866), whose greatest gift to future generations was his immense translation work. By the end of[...]

FRANKFURT — If France was the Guest of Honor this year at the celebrated Frankfurt Book Fair, then Turkey — that is, the official Turkey — might well earn the title of the Guest of Dishonor. Taking part in the innumerable interviews[...]

BERLIN — What a night for a party! Though not of the same magnitude as the hurricanes that recently ravaged several states and Puerto Rico, the storm winds and rain that swept across northern Germany on October 5 were hefty enough to[...]

  BERLIN — The German-Armenian Society (Deutsch-Armenische-Gesellschaft, DAG) has announced “with joy and satisfaction” that it has conferred an honorary membership on Wolfgang Gust. In accepting the honor, Gust wrote that he[...]

ANKARA (PanARMENIAN.Net) —  Ankara Mayor Melih Gokcek has called the Bundestag member from the Green Party Cem Ozdemir “an Armenian,” in order to insult him. Gokcek has accused Ozdemir of being an “Armenian servant”[...]

BERLIN — Deciphering the behavior of the President is a challenging task, and not only in the United States. Narcissism, paranoia and megalomania are the terms the psychiatrist would use to describe the brand of personality disorders[...]

BERLIN — Russian-born Armenian artist Archi Galentz will have an exhibit titled “Requiem: Human Image in the Work of Archi Galentz,” in the gallergy of the daily newspaper Junge Welt. The exhibit will open on Tuesday, August 8, with[...]

BERLIN — If Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan thought he could celebrate the first anniversary of the attempted coup by cementing his dictatorial rule at home and intimidating allies abroad, he made a serious miscalculation, which[...]