An 11-year-old boy from Hamburg makes animated films using Lego figures. In Duisburg, a hospital band is rocking out for the patients. And, in our series "Those Germans", Gabriela Gleinig seeks to find out why Germans are so mad about soccer.
There were twice as many right-wing attacks on refugee shelters in Germany in 2013 as the year before. The German government and refugee groups in the country are alarmed by the development.
When he was stationed in Germany as an American solider, Jorge was really into Paul Simon and folk music from the USA. Today this is the music that takes him back to his youth.
Following a joint meeting of the German and Israeli cabinets, Chancellor Angela Merkel has expressed her opposition to calls for boycotts against Israel. However, she also criticized Israeli settlement construction.
Americans would not be shocked if they found out that German intelligence services monitored them, former CIA Director John McLaughlin tells DW. He also explains why he feels mass surveillance is justified.
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