Andreas Erhard owns three watchtowers originally erected along the Iron Curtain by the East German army. He also invested extra money in cleaning them up. He sees the towers as living history, and has opened them up to the public.
Four weeks after the end of the war between Hamas and Israel, talks between Palestinians and Israel are set to take place this week in Cairo. In Gaza, people are desperate to rebuild their homes and lives.
Diverging views on global matters between the West and Russia in a new poll don’t signal the advent of a new Cold War, German Marshall Fund president Karen Donfried tells DW. But there is still cause for concern.
He was elected to bring peace - now Barack Obama is going to war. But the US president has no other choice, says DW's Miodrag Soric.
The head of the Catholic Church has used a ceremony to mark the outbreak of World War I 100 years ago to warn about a kind of "third war" being fought today. Pope Francis also denounced those who profit from conflict.
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