Oktoberfest – a taste of Bavaria in Myanmar
The Oktoberfest in Munich may be over, but across the globe hundreds of mini-Oktoberfests are catering to those who want to enjoy a little taste of German culture and traditions. Even Yangon in Myanmar celebrates its own two-day Oktoberfest.
China is pouring money into Europe
From Greece to German, and from Brussels to London, Bloomberg TV's Tom Mackenzie investigates the European connections in China's grand infrastructure investment plan.
Opponents of far right to hold concert in Chemnitz
An uneasy calm is returning to the German city of Chemnitz after the turmoil of the last week. Counter-demonstrators were able to stop a far-right demonstration, and a concert has been scheduled. An audience of around 25,000 is expected to attend.
Swastika at site of Syrian boy's death shakes German town
After neo-Nazis twice painted a swastika at the site of an accident that killed a 9-year-old Syrian boy, residents of the German town of Schönberg responded by holding a vigil for him. Two men have been arrested in connection with the swastikas.
Nigerian, Germany forge economic ties
As part of efforts to grow stronger economic ties between Nigeria and Germany, the delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Nigeria in collaboration with Nigeria-German Business Association and the German-African Business Association hopes to explore new investment opportunities at this year’s forum.
Building a life in Germany despite threat of deportation
The German government no longer sees any reason to delay deportations of rejected Afghan asylum-seekers, although the situation in Afghanistan remains unstable. DW meets a man who may have to return to the country his family was forced to flee.
German town struggles to cope with immigration protests
As an Afghan asylum-seeker goes on trial in the stabbing death of his 15-year-old ex-girlfriend in the western German town of Kandel, anti-refugee marches and counterdemonstrations there are putting a strain on the town of about 9,000 residents.
Germany: Police arrests man over 'toxic substances'
German police have arrested a Tunisian man after discovering "toxic substances" at his flat in Cologne, officials said. Prosecutors are not ruling out a possible terror motive.
Berlin tackles American crayfish invasion
A plague of Louisiana crayfish is affecting the streams and the lakes of the German capital. Biologists think the little critters were abandoned as pets, and since then their numbers have exploded. The latest attempt to control them involves capturing, cooking and crunching.