Berlin cyclists take over streets, demand more space for bikes
Tens of thousands of cyclists have taken over the streets of Berlin as part of a campaign to make the city more bike-friendly. Organizers have called it the "biggest bicycle demonstration in the world."
Massive hunt for missing Berlin girl enters third day, no body found
A hundred police officers and a team of sniffer dogs have been searching for the body of a 15-year-old girl from Berlin. The girl's brother-in-law has been arrested in connection with her death.
Malawian boy's tale hits the big screen
The true story of a boy from Malawi, who saved his village from drought, has had its premiere in Berlin.
Berlin’s baby polar bear: It’s a girl!
Zookeepers in Berlin have announced that their baby polar bear is a lively girl with "a few sharp claws." The little bear measures just 61 centimeters and could get its first visitors as early as March.
Migrant Crisis: Time for Fortress Europe?
Chancellor Merkel is facing huge pressure: she needs to bring divided European governments together to support a common line on refugees if she is to patch up a deep rift in her coalition in Berlin. But how can that be achieved? Guests this week: Thorsten Benner (GPPI), Monica Goracci (IOM), Raghida Bahnam (freelance journalist).
Anti-Kremlin activist likely poisoned, German doctors sayws
Doctors at a Berlin hospital treating a member of the Russian protest group Pussy Riot have said claims that Pyotr Verzilov was poisoned are "highly plausible." They found no evidence that Verzilov was suffering from a long-term illness.
Merkel, Putin tackle tough topics in meeting outside Berlin
Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel met outside Berlin on Saturday for talks ranging from the conflicts in Ukraine and Syria, to Iran and a gas pipeline project that has drawn U.S. ire.
New bicycle lane in Berlin mystifies cyclists
Bicycling in Berlin frequently resembles negotiating an obstacle course, but one of its bicycle lanes takes the challenge of urban cycling to a whole new level. You might want to grab your helmet first, though.