From human smuggling to forced labor, from skateboarding to the Peaceful Revolution, DW takes a closer look at the history and legacy of the former German Democratic Republic (GDR), known as East Germany.
Everything must come to an end, even the support program for Greece. But few doubt that the heavily indebted country will continue to need financial assistance - that's why Greece is once again in talks with the troika.
The founding meeting of the Arctic Economic Council is taking place in Canada (Sept. 2-3). Critics fear the new business body will speed up the exploitation of a fragile environment struggling with climate change.
German carmaker Volkswagen is expecting the go-ahead for a factory in Thailand, newspaper reports have claimed. The company aims to strengthen its position in markets with enormous growth prospects.