German state mulls headscarf ban for girls under 14
Burqas or face veils are banned in some European countries, but so far, not in Germany. Now one state is considering banning the headscarf for girls under 14. As DW's Yalda Zarbakhch found out in one school, it would be a highly controversial move.
Discus thrower Claudine Vita, Germany's hope at the Euros
Germany's hopes in the European Athletics Championships rest on an athlete who had to overcome many obstacles to represent her country. Discus thrower Claudine Vita was born shortly after her parents arrived in Germany from Angola and sought asylum.
Why did Trump attack German-Russian energy links at NATO?
US President Donald Trump has launched a verbal offensive against Germany, claiming it had become beholden to Russia to meet its energy needs while expecting the US to provide its security.
Germany seeks arrest of Syrian general
Syria’s allies have so far blocked attempts to bring those suspected of war crimes before the International Criminal Court. Human rights campaigners are pinning their hopes on Germany to press charges based on the principle of universal jurisdiction.
Germany's World Cup exit
World Cup fever has truly taken hold on social media, after the shock exit of reigning champions Germany.
Turkey is a „divided country” says Cem Özdemir
Turkey is turning into an authoritarian regime, says German Green MP Cem Özdemir, as checks and balances no longer exist. Relations between Germany and Turkey are not bound to become any easier any time soon.
Out of time: Elderly care in Germany
Rosa Lopez from Spain has been a care worker for 20 years. She loves her job, but it’s getting ever harder to do it properly. Germany has a shortfall of about 30,000 care workers.
What future for coal workers?
Coal worker Stephan Barth knows that Germany needs to phase-out lignite production in order to reach its climate goals. But he still worries about his future.