Helping you find a shop close by in a city you don't know, that's what the Yelp app promises travelers. All entries are made by the users themselves making this application crowd sourced content.
Fresh data from the German Labor Agency have shown a slight drop in the unadjusted unemployment rate in Europe's economic powerhouse. But a closer look revealed a weaker job market all the same.
Poor lighting, bad sound, a half-finished sentence: Hans-Dietrich Genscher's balcony speech in Prague lasted only seconds, but it was an emotional Big Bang that culminated in the fall of the Berlin Wall.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said it may be necessary to rethink the EU's energy partnership with Russia in the long term. She said there was also no scope to relax current economic sanctions against Moscow.
A German military transport plane carrying aid to help in the fight against Ebola in Africa has been stranded in the Canary Islands due to mechanical problems. It's just the latest setback affecting the German air fleet.
Allegations of abuse of asylum seekers in western Germany have triggered police investigations. Shocking images have disturbed the nation. Experts criticize lax recruitment by private security firms.
Large portions of the German military's inventory are out of date and unable to keep up with the competition. In a DW interview, SPD defense expert Rainer Arnold accuses the military of whitewashing the problems.
The hot summer weather shouldn't be a reason to miss a night at the movies. In Germany, film buffs can choose from a number of open-air cinemas and enjoy all kinds of movies under a starry sky.
The image looks more like it hailed from Guantanamo Bay or Abu Ghraib, not the sleepy western German town Burbach. Police are investigating the alleged abuse of asylum seekers in a shelter home by security staff.
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.
Despite bad weather, some one million people have visited the Oktoberfest, the world's largest festival, on its first weekend.
On this edition, we visit a packaging-free Berlin grocery store, meet a wheelchair tennis player from Northrhine-Westphalia, check-out robot-building kits for kids in Bernau and encounter an artist who makes sculptures out of glass on the island of Sylt.
A DW special on youth in Germany - from World War I to the present.
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