Postman Andreas Oberauer’s workplace is on the Zugspitze, Germany’s highest mountain. Five days a week carries the mail up to the summit station, at an elevation of 2962 meters.
Britain's economy lost steam in the first three months of 2015, expanding at its slowest pace in over two years, as the country's crucial service sector performed weaker than predicted. But economists remain upbeat.
Jason Rezaian was set to face espionage charges in Tehran with only his lawyer by his side. His brother and employer have voiced concerns that making the trial private could allow a miscarriage of justice.
Labor disputes across various sectors are taking its toll on Europe's largest economy. Adding to the latest wave of strikes is Germany's postal service and logistics giant Deutsche Post.
With a coup apparently averted, Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza has fired top ministers in a surprise move. And, according to the government, anyone who demonstrated against him is being seen as an accomplice.