Cathrin Schaer has been an editor with Handelsblatt Today since 2016. She also is editor-in-chief at Niqash.org, a tri-lingual website specializing in Iraqi current affairs.
Iraq has been grappling for longer than Europe with the question of what to do with its own citizens who supported Islamic State terror. Could the Iraqi example help Germany find solutions to this vexing problem?
Berlin Fashion Week starts Tuesday and promises glamour, beauty and big business. But no matter whether you’re looking at the runway or the main street, the German clothing business is not in a good way.
It’s not just the cold weather. History, sociology, a particularly German sociability and other rituals make Germany the true home of Christmas.
Eastern European drivers are often enticed to Germany over Christmas to deliver parcels during peak season. But once here, promises of high wages, health insurance and decent hours are regularly broken.
From Ai Weiwei to Laura Poitras, the German metropolis has drawn some of the world’s most famous political exiles. What’s the attraction?
One neighbor’s aural torture is another neighbor’s beautiful music. But how loud is too loud? The question causes around three-quarters of all neighborly conflicts and is a major source of stress for locals. But strangely, it is also one area Germany does not have clear rules on.
New sex toys on display at Berlin’s annual Venus trade fair promise to bring you pleasure by integrating with your phone, your virtual assistant and your long-distance lover. They also promise to work on the “orgasm gap.”
After far-right protestors and politicians used a murdered German student’s picture to advance their cause, her family fought back with criminal complaints against politicians instrumentalizing her death.
Berliner Luft is a peppermint liqueur that's the toast of the German capital — and an accidental success story spanning wars, borders, near bankruptcy and hipsters.
Spirited protests, wars of words, and an undervisited banquet: As Berlin and Cologne prepare for the Turkish president’s arrival, many fear tensions will overflow.