Some of the young soccer stars Angelo trains in his spare time go on to become big stars in Germany, like national player Mario Götze. For Angelo, though, it's important that they learn to become more than football players.
German airline Lufthansa has temporarily diverted its flights away from Iraqi skies. Earlier, several other airlines rerouted their flights due to concerns that militants in Iraq have weapons that can shoot down planes.
A private freight train has rammed into a EuroCity passenger line in the southwest German city of Mannheim, leaving dozens injured. There were no fatalities, according to authorities.
Angela Merkel has presided over a time of great influence and economic success. Germany has assumed a more prominent role in the world - and its unassuming chancellor has become a political heavyweight.
DW looks at the life of Germany's chancellor as she turns 60.
The days of Germany only being known for its hearty cuisine are over. Ice cream is whetting the appetites of Germans nationwide - to the tune of $2.7 billion in market value in 2013.
Journalist Glenn Greenwald has refused to speak to a German parliamentary inquiry on the NSA scandal. He said the Bundestag's decision not to interview Edward Snowden is indicative of the committee's "empty symbolism."
The country celebrates its winning World Cup team with a giant open-air party in Berlin.
Never before have so many foreign students studied in Germany, while one in three German students goes abroad. Education Minister Johanna Wanka says Germany is more welcoming than its reputation implies.
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.
There's a hiking trail that encircles Berlin and promises dozens of calm lakes, indescribable natural beauty and Cold War artifacts. The catch? It's 416 kilometers long. DW's Katherine Sacks has taken on the challenge.
On this edition we meet the inventor of the electric surfboard, look at how the metals industry is trying to attract apprentices, get to know some volunteers who are helping out new mothers, and visit Hamburg's largest park.
A DW special on youth in Germany - from World War I to the present.
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