Every year, Berlin shines in a festive glow of lights for the Christmas season. Visitors and locals alike enjoy taking tours of the tree-lined main boulevards, decked out in illuminated splendor.
The battle for the Syrian town of Kobani has been raging for over three months. Though outgunned by "Islamic State" militants, Kurdish forces are gaining ground - but it's a dangerous task, as Hermione Gee discovered.
The possibilities of the Internet are impacting not only how we buy books, but also how we read them. DW digs deeper.
Paperback or e-book? The makers of "Gutenberg in the Cyberstorm" share their favorite reads - from classic German poetry to international bestellers - and how they consume them.
The longest Stollen cake, the biggest nativity scene, the oldest market - in the run up to Christmas, Germany is gripped by the desire to break records. But do these spectacles really attract more visitors and money?
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