Germans favor logistical support in Mali, but they decisively oppose sending their troops to fight the Islamists.
The DFB team still isn't playing their best, even despite the win against Georgia in Tbilisi on Sunday. DW sports editor Stefan Nestler says that German football fans should stop worrying though.
World Cup-winning women's football coach Silvia Neid will make way for Steffi Jones as new coach of the German national team. The change isn't set to happen until next year though.
Questions are being asked about the mental health of a co-pilot thought to have deliberately crashed a Germanwings plane. But pilot aptitude tests are designed to weed out such cases, expert Michael Müller tells DW.
A flat screen and a private bathroom. What sounds like the standard of a hotel room is often the case in German hostels. They are reaching for visitors beyond the ususal student groups. But this does not please everyone.