DW takes a look at why Russia seems to be favoring a return to its Soviet past - at least symbolically.
In the last few weeks, the US, NATO and the Kiev government have accused the Kremlin of looking to expand its borders to Soviet levels, a charge Russia denies on the international stage. But does Russia really want to return to the USSR? As Charles Maynes reports from Moscow, reminders of Soviet life and imagery are increasingly apparent in the Russian capital.
A German court has ruled that some chronic-pain sufferers may cultivate their own cannabis. Five people brought the complaint after the Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices refused them permission to do so.
As pro-Gaza demonstrations with anti-Jewish sentiments spread throughout Europe, a public debate in Germany aims to draw a clear line between criticism of Israeli politics and hatred of Jews.
The main figure in a trial of suspects accused of a racially motivated killing spree has lost her bid to dump her court-appointed defense lawyers. Beate Zschäpe has been on trial for more than a year.
It's 30 degrees in the shade - in Thuringia, people are dancing, listening to sound experimenters at work and then cooling off in the lake. Melt is an electronic music festival in a unique setting.