In Hamburg, a group of senior citizens have taken up karate. The idea is not just to boost their self-confidence. It's a great way of keeping fit as well.
Caracas has announced mandatory visas for US citizens wanting to enter Venezuela. The new system is a method to "control" US interference, the government said.
The Berlin they grew up in was completely different, run by either the Nazis or the communists. As the Prenzlauer Berg neighborhood now gentrifies, DW's Leah McDonnell speaks with those who were there first.
Bahraini authorities say they have stripped the citizenship of a senior member of the "Islamic State" militant group and dozens of other people. The list includes Sunni and Shiite Muslims.
While the Japanese government says it wants more students to study overseas to develop different perspectives, text books at home are taking a more conservative and patriotic line. DW examines.