The anti-Islam and anti-immigration protest movement that grew out of Dresden a little over a year ago is not fading away. On the contrary, the far-right in Germany is on the rise, thanks in part to the refugee crisis.
A Swiss vote to bring back strict immigration quotas for Europeans is drawing criticism from France, Germany, and others in the European Union. But it is being praised by nationalist parties in Europe, too.
Kim Jong-un is far from the first world leader to get mocked on film. In 1940, Charlie Chaplin raised eyebrows when he released his comedy, "The Great Dictator," and the reaction to the movie could be a lesson for modern society.
In the wake of the Germanwings crash last week, information about the medical history of pilot Andreas Lubitz has been scarce. But many Germans are still happy with their country's strict privacy laws, and don't think such disasters should change anything.
Former oil-tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky headed to Berlin on Friday, a free man. He was pardoned by Russian President Vladimir Putin after spending a decade in a Russian prison. But what does the future hold for Khodorkovsky?