Most Commented Stories Tagged: Germany

Conflict & Justice

German author wins Nobel

Herta M�ller has been awarded the Nobel prize for literature. The Romanian born author is renowned for her books based on life under the harsh regime of the dictator Ceausescu. M�ller was born in 1953 in Romania. Jeb Sharp profiles the German author.

Arts, Culture & Media

Reagan remembered in Berlin

Ronald Reagan is remembered around the world for urging Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev to tear down the Berlin wall. Berlin today doesn't even have a Ronald Reagan street. But some in the German capital would like to change that, as Susan Stone reports

Global Politics

Play deals with Catholic sex abuse

An orphaned choir boy is abused by his Catholic priest, and grows up to be a troubled parent. That's the plot of a play that opened last month in Regensburg, Germany, just as that city's real-life clergy abuse scandal came to light. Susan Stone reports.