| Aug 18, 2014
| 8:07 AM
BERLIN/ANKARA (Reuters) - The German government faced an angry reaction from Turkey and accusations of hypocrisy from its own opposition on Monday after media reports that its intelligence agency spied on its NATO ally.
The reports also said the agency...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 1:00 PM
I fully expected to enjoy "Marsden Hartley: The German Paintings, 1913-1915," the newly opened exhibition at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. And I did.
Hartley was one of the two greatest painters the United States produced in the artistically...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 12:28 PM
For decades, visits to New York City have meant Broadway shows, Fifth Avenue shopping and slack-jawed stops at Times Square and the Statue of Liberty. Those experiences will always remain quintessential New York, but for the last year the city's tourism...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 3:29 PM
"Weltmeister Deutschland! Jaaaaaaaaaa!" reads the celebratory front page of Germany's most popular daily newspaper, Bild. Germany won soccer's World Cup and the victory is a symbol of the country's resurgence.
Last time Germany won the World Cup was...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 2:32 PM
NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden is too young to spend his life dodging extradition in remote foreign locales, Germany's justice minister said Tuesday in advising the fugitive to return to the United States and face the charges against him.
| Jul 29, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Kino Lorber has acquired U.S. rights to the Heinrich Himmler documentary "The Decent One," which recently won the Best Documentary award at the Jerusalem Film Festival.
Directed by Vanessa Lapa, "The Decent One" explores the personal writings and...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Stone Brewing Co., the Escondido-based 10th-largest craft brewery in the country, has announced plans to invade Europe with an ambitious new brewery in Berlin.
The fan-favorite will break new ground in the world of craft beer when it becomes the...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 5:15 PM
Commenting on the execution of a French nobleman by Napoleon, the French diplomat Talleyrand supposedly observed: "It was worse than a crime — it was a blunder." That consummate expression of realpolitik certainly applies to the alleged U.S....
| Jun 23, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Mythology Entertainment's Brad Fischer and James Vanderbilt are developing "Blackout," based on the true story of a serial killer in 1940-1941 in Nazi Germany.
Mythology has acquired movie rights to "A Serial Killer in Nazi Berlin: The Chilling True...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 2:51 AM
There has been a German presence in America since 1608. Germans have worked side by side with British North American colonists and, eventually, U.S. citizens. They have challenged us. They have loved us. They have condemned us. In many respects, they...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 11:45 AM
"A Coffee in Berlin," which follows a law-school dropout's drolly problematic mission for the titular cup, is earning Jan Ole Gerster in his feature directorial debut comparisons to Woody Allen and Jim Jarmusch for his film's jazzy score and black-and-...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 6:30 AM
"Downfall" helmer Oliver Hirschbiegel is set to direct German drama "Georg Elser," a biopic of the resistance fighter who attempted to kill Hitler in 1939.
Repped in international markets by Munich-based Beta Cinema, the historical drama toplines "The...