Most Commented Stories Tagged: Germany

Geo quiz and answer

We're calling today's Geo Quiz a "Geo-political Quiz." Anchor Marco Werman gets questions and answers from Carolyn O'Hara, senior editor at Foreign Policy magazine.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

Reporter Jeff Lunden profiles classical singer Thomas Quasthoff. The German bass-baritone has won three Grammy Awards and achieved international success. And he's overcome significant physical challenges to do it.

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Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Cologne. Ultimate fighting is coming to Germany. But not without a fight. Officials in Cologne are trying to impose a ban on anyone under 18 attending the upcoming ultimate fight championship. They says the sport glorifies violence.

Global Politics

Comic relief for German politics

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with a one-of-a-kind candidate who is pretending to run for the German parliamentary election this September. His name is Horst Schlaemmer, who was created by comedian Hape Kerkeling and he's gaining some traction in the polls.

Global Politics

A return to the East German border

Next week is the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. There was an even deadlier part of the border between East and West Germany: Travemunde, West Germany. Gerry Hadden returns to explore the region's past, present and future.

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DJ Ipek

For today's Global Hit, we meet a Turkish-German DJ who recently went on a US tour organized by Los Angeles based BOA Events and supported by the German Embassy in Washington DC. Sasa Woodruff has the story.