Demand for reprint of Hitler’s ‘Mein Kampf’ overwhelms German publisher

By Reuters Staff
January 9, 2016
A copy of the book 'Hitler, Mein Kampf. A Critical Edition' is displayed for media prior to a news conference in Munich, Germany January 8, 2016.   REUTERS/Michael Dalder

(A copy of  “Hitler, Mein Kampf. A Critical Edition” is displayed for media prior to a news conference in Munich, Germany January 8, 2016. REUTERS/Michael Dalder)

Christmas trees around the world | The Wider Image

By Reuters Staff
December 23, 2015

The Christmas tree has a rich history, from evergreen trees to symbolise eternal life in Ancient Egypt to tree worship by pagan Europeans. The modern version has its origins in Germany, where the song “O Tannenbaum” is still a festive favourite.

Some Catholics heed Pope Francis’s call to succour refugees, others look away

December 23, 2015
Pope Francis talks during a special audience with members of Italian episcopal conference (CEI) in Paul VI hall at the Vatican December 14, 2015. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

(Pope Francis talks during a special audience with members of Italian episcopal conference (CEI) in Paul VI hall at the Vatican December 14, 2015. REUTERS/Tony Gentile)

German TV helps Muslim refugees understand secular law, religious freedom

By Reuters Staff
December 16, 2015
A volunteer conducts German language lessons for migrants inside an improvised shelter at a sports hall in Hanau, Germany, September 24, 2015. When the flood of Middle Eastern refugees arriving in Europe finally ebbs and asylum-seekers settle down in their new homes, Germany could unexpectedly find itself housing the continent's largest Muslim minority. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach - RTX1S99V

(A volunteer conducts German language lessons for Arabic-speaking migrants inside an improvised shelter at a sports hall in Hanau, Germany, September 24, 2015. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach)

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Islamic State owes Donald Trump a debt of gratitude

By Mohamad Bazzi
December 10, 2015

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump points to a supporter at a Pearl Harbor Day rally aboard the USS Yorktown Memorial in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, December 7, 2015. Trump on Monday called for a ban on Muslims entering the United States in the most dramatic response by a candidate yet to last week's shooting spree by two Muslims who the FBI said had been radicalized. "We have no choice," Trump said at a rally in South Carolina, warning of more Sept. 11-style attacks if stern measures are not taken. REUTERS/Randall Hill    TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY      - RTX1XNF3

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump points to a supporter at a Pearl Harbor Day rally aboard the USS Yorktown Memorial in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, December 7, 2015. REUTERS/Randall Hill

German Vice Chancellor warns Saudi Arabia over Islamist funding

December 8, 2015
German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel makes a speech during a session of Germany's parliament, the Bundestag, in Berlin, Germany, July 17, 2015. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt

(German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel makes a speech during a session of Germany’s parliament, the Bundestag, in Berlin, Germany, July 17, 2015. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt)

After uproar, German town warms to refugees who took over Protestant church

By Reuters Staff
November 26, 2015
Beds for migrants, separated by impromptu partition screens, are set up inside a Protestant church in Oberhausen, Germany, October 30, 2015.   REUTERS/Ina Fassbender

(Beds for migrants, separated by impromptu partition screens, are set up inside a Protestant church in Oberhausen, Germany, October 30, 2015. REUTERS/Ina Fassbender)

African gays make simple request to Pope Francis: preach tolerance

November 23, 2015
African gays who often face persecution in the streets and sometimes prosecution in courts have a simple plea for Pope Francis ahead of his first visit to the continent: bring a message of tolerance even if you will not bless our sexuality. Francis travels to Kenya and Uganda, where many conservative Christians bristle at the idea of the West forcing its morality on them, especially when it comes to gays and lesbians. REUTERS/Edward Echwalu  TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY    ATTENTION EDITORS WIDER IMAGE STORY "LGBT IN UGANDA: MESSAGES FOR THE POPE". SEARCH "LGBT UGANDA" FOR ALL 7 IMAGES. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVE.     TEMPLATE OUT - RTX1VCQ5

(African gays who often face persecution in the streets and sometimes prosecution in courts have a simple plea for Pope Francis ahead of his first visit to the continent: bring a message of tolerance even if you will not bless our sexuality. 23 November 2015. REUTERS/Edward Echwalu)

Lutherans and Catholics should seek pardon for past persecutions, Pope Francis says

November 16, 2015
Pope Francis prays during his visit to the Lutheran church in Rome November 15, 2015. REUTERS/Tony Gentile - RTS76P9

(Pope Francis prays during his visit to the Lutheran church in Rome November 15, 2015. REUTERS/Tony Gentile)

Polish vote marks resurgence of conservative Catholic values

October 29, 2015
(Pilgrims celebrate the canonisation of Pope John Paul II near the Sanctuary of Divine Mercy in Krakow April 27, 2014. Pope Francis proclaimed his predecessors John XXIII and John Paul II saints on Sunday in front of hundreds of thousands of pilgrims celebrating two 20th century giants of the Roman Catholic Church. REUTERS/Filip Klimaszewski)

(Pilgrims celebrate the canonisation of Pope John Paul II near the Sanctuary of Divine Mercy in Krakow April 27, 2014. REUTERS/Filip Klimaszewski)