For the first time since the country was reunified in 1990, a far-left party takes power at the state level
Dec 09, 2014
Anti-terror initiatives in Germany and Denmark are gaining international attention as they opt for unconventional approaches to dissuade those drawn to jihadi groups
Dec 08, 2014
Meticulous research and sustained political pressure key to improving support for thalidomiders in Germany and Britain
Dec 01, 2014
Agreement with German authorities means Cornelius Gurlitt’s collection will be scrutinized to see which works may have been stolen from rightful owners
Nov 24, 2014
Chancellor’s been a proponent of talks with Russia, but normally measured German leader says West must now prepare for long haul
Nov 21, 2014
German Chancellor, who witnessed the Wall fall in 1989, says 25th anniversary should inspire youth to topple today’s ‘dictators, violence and ideologies’
Nov 09, 2014
Evidence of the physical barrier that once divided the city is often hard to find, but 25 years later it still shapes attitudes and prejudices
Nov 06, 2014
The archive, which can be accessed by the public, holds the trove of documents recovered from East Germany’s secret police
Nov 06, 2014
Whistleblower’s cult-hero status is being compared to that of Che Guevara or Ho Chi Minh
Nov 02, 2014
The Federal Reserve is poised to end the bond-buying program known as “QE3,” the third round of unconventional stimulus injected into the U.S. economy since 2008
Oct 26, 2014
Joanna Slater is The Globe's New York Bureau Chief. She is currently on temporary assignment in Berlin, Germany, covering political and business news.
From New York, she has reported on major U.S. financial and economic stories. She also covered the 2012 elections, the shootings in Newtown, Conn., and the Boston marathon bombing.
Prior to joining The Globe in 2010, she worked for The Wall Street Journal, where her assignments included reporting on the financial crisis out of New York and covering South Asian business and politics from Mumbai.
She spent seven years in Asia, based first in Hong Kong and then in India, where she wrote about a wide range of topics, from the massacre of the royal family in Nepal to the Kashmir dispute to discrimination against HIV-positive children.
She won the Young Journalist Award from the Society of Publishers in Asia. Joanna grew up in Toronto, attended Smith College and completed two masters degrees from Columbia University.