Sea to Sky is one of the world's craziest enduro races. This motocross event includes three stages, on the beach, through the forest and up a mountain. The competition is held in Kemer, Turkey.
Kenya has begun construction of a wall along the long, porous border with neighboring war-torn Somalia. This is the latest in a series of measures Kenya has announced to try to curb al-Shabab insurgents.
Ten years ago, Germany set up a counter-terrorism center in Berlin, a platform used by 40 internal security agencies to prevent terrorist attacks. Experts praise its work - but there are plenty of critics.
Germany's Eurovision competitors have settled in in Denmark - sort of. No matter how their folksy pop music goes over with the television audience and juries, their calendar is jam-packed in the ESC's aftermath.
Extreme weather from climate change affects poorer nations more than rich ones. Germanwatch's Climate Risk Index found that Honduras, Myanmar and Haiti were worst affected by climate disasters from 1994 to 2013.