Berlin honors victims 58 years after the Wall was built
Victims of Berlin’s former Soviet-era Wall, whose construction began 58 years ago, are being remembered in the capital. German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has warned of 'new walls' in electoral thinking.
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."
Berlin 'resurrects' its controversial Palace of the Republic
Many Germans still remember Berlin's demolished Palace of the Republic, but the draft for a new East German constitution from 1990 is widely forgotten. An art event revisits the symbolic charge of the two phantoms.
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.
Pressure on Germany as UK telecoms company shuns Huawei
German officials were reportedly pushing earlier this year for their government to follow other countries' lead and slap a ban on Chinese IT firm Huawei. But Berlin doesn't seem inclined to bow to US pressure.
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).
Forest fire rages outside Berlin, hundreds evacuated
Forest fire rages outside Berlin, hundreds evacuated.
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.