When honecker fled to the rectory

Jan Josef Liefers wants to film a story from the Wende era. This concerns the months when ex-GDR head of state Erich Honecker sought refuge in a Protestant congregation after the fall of the SED regime.

The French media on Saturday reported in great detail on the first day of Pope Benedict XVI's trip to France. reported in the country. For many newspapers, commentary centered on the debate over the state's ideological neutrality, the French "laicite".

After paris

Following the Islamist terrorist attacks in Paris, discrimination against Muslims has increased, according to the chairman of the Central Council of Muslims in Germany, Aiman Mazyek.

Anger at the failure of the state

Shining Easter candle © Harald Oppitz (KNA)

Relatives of fatalities of Genoa bridge collapse reject state funeral planned for Saturday. The surviving dependants of so far 17 of the officially 38 victims would have decided in such a way, reports the newspaper "Corriere della Sera".