From the rise of Hitler and the Third Reich to the Wehrmacht and the Holocaust, DW takes a closer look at the darkest chapter in German history from 1939-1945.
Bayern Munich, the holders, take on Eintracht Braunschweig in the German Cup with a place in the quarterfinals at stake. Werder Bremen, Wolfsburg and Borussia Mönchengladbach are also in action.
Officials in Ukraine report at least 17 workers have been killed after a blast at a coal mine near the eastern city of Donetsk. It's feared dozens of miners who are still missing have also died.
Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar has called for the Cricket World Cup to involve 25 teams. 14 teams are currently involved in the 2015 ongoing World Cup, which is planned to be reduced to 10, for 2019.