Left Wing Official with Secret Stasi Past Resigns

BERLIN (AP) — A lawmaker in Berlin’s new state government has resigned his position over his past with communist East Germany’s Stasi secret police, saying he no longer had the support of the left-wing governing coalition.


Berlin Mayor Seeks Dismissal of Official with Stasi Past

Berlin’s mayor on Saturday sought the dismissal of an official who has faced increasing pressure over his former ties with communist East Germany’s secret police, the Stasi, an affair that has marred the new city government’s start.

Andrej Holm