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The Life Of Diana, Princess Of Wales

Today marks 20 years since the funeral of Princess Diana, known to many as the “people’s princess.” The Onion looks back at the life of Princess Diana before it was cut tragically short.

Study: Other Countries Weird

BOSTON—Examining a wide variety of cross-cultural data, a Boston University study released Monday determined that other countries are weird.

Japanese Family Puts Aging Robot In Retirement Home

KYOTO, JAPAN—Saying the move to the assisted care facility was the right decision after so many years of operation, members of the Akiyama family finally put their aging robot in a retirement home, sources reported Friday.

North Korea Successfully Detonates Nuclear Scientist

PYONGYANG—Hailing it as a significant step forward for their ballistic weapons program just hours after suffering a failed missile launch, North Korean leaders announced Monday they had successfully detonated a nuclear scientist.
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Scientologists In Germany

The German government recently issued a series of crackdowns against members of the Church of Scientology, sparking numerous protests by big-name Hollywood stars. What do you think?
  • "I'm usually very skeptical about issues of censorship, but the Germans seem to have pretty sound judgment in that area."

    Michael Backman Auto Mechanic
  • "Tragically, in Germany, Scientologist celebrities are allowed to attend only 75 gala premieres a year."

    Nikki Wyler Speech Pathologist
  • "I know how the Scientologists feel. For years, my people have been persecuted for our spiritual belief in magical 'pyramid schemes.'"

    Kirstie Lattimore Legal Secretary
  • "I think if Germany and Scientology could just sit down and get to know each other, they'd find they're not as different as they think."

    Tad Gregory Systems Analyst
  • "I was persecuted in Germany. Not because I was a Scientologist, though. It was because I broke some shit."

    Jon Orson Podiatrist
  • "Scientologists are being persecuted, and it's an outrage! I had to say that, or they'll reveal I'm gay."

    Hal Manoogian English Professor

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