Former German lawmaker Sebastian Edathy has faced the media over an inquiry into child pornography allegations. Questions remain over whether he was tipped off by other politicians while under investigation.
Germany's environment minister has called for emerging economies to do more to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. She also praised Germany's role at the recent climate conference in Lima.
Sebastian Edathy testified on Thursday before the Bundestag's investigation committee. The main question is whether the former SPD member of the German parliament knew he was being investigated.
The German parliament has approved plans for a new military mission in Afghanistan. The new mission is to see several hundred German soldiers help train members of the Afghan security forces.
Three Turkish nationals have been arrested in Germany on allegations of spying. The three are being held in custody pending a possible indictment.
The rise of anti-Islamic sentiment and right wing protests in Germany has made international headlines in recent months. DW takes a look at how the counter movement is using social media to fight right wing extremism.
A project is underway in Essen in which alcoholics are paid in beer to clean up the city's streets. The idea is to help drug addicts pick themselves up and rejoin society. DW went to Essen to see how it's working out.
A book of candid interviews with former Chancellor Helmut Kohl is to be published this week against his will. He said Angela Merkel "couldn't eat with a knife and fork," and that Gorbachev left a forgettable legacy.
On November 9, 1989, the Berlin Wall came down. DW looks back at how it happened.
Thirty-year-old Markus Kaarma has been convicted of deliberately killing a German exchange student in Montana. Kaarma had argued he shot the teenager in self defense during a home invasion.
DW's Berlin columnists - all English-speakers who have lived in the German capital for many years - bring you an insider's perspective on cultural life in one of the world's most vibrant cities.
Rich Russians have spent winters at European resorts for years, but following the Ukraine crisis and Western sanctions, their numbers have declined. That's led to a drop in business in cities like Germany's Baden-Baden.
Rarely does one need "stars" to rate the amenities awaiting refugees, but exceptions are being made in Cologne. The city is looking to turn a luxury hotel into a refugee asylum.
On this edition of Germany Today we meet a professional genealogist; join hundreds of amateur singers for a Christmas oratorio in Hanover and visit a windmill in our series "Dying Breeds."
A DW special on youth in Germany - from World War I to the present.
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