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?
Lately, a lot of discussion in Germany has focused on Syrian refugees entering Germany. But Syrians are not the only ones hoping to make it there. The country has seen a rise in the number of migrants from the Balkans.
Kenya's Wilson Kipsang set a new world record this past weekend at the Berlin Marathon, finishing the race in 2:03:23. But shaving off another three or so minutes would take a superhuman effort, even for a superhuman runner like Kipsang.
There's a fundraising campaign underway in Germany to build a new home for three different houses of worship. If it's successful, it would be the first a church, mosque and synagogue are located under the same roof.
Sports writers are calling Sunday's World Cup final "Messi vs. the Machine," and Izzy says the machine can't be stopped. Our World Cup ocelot is calling a win — and a world championship — for Germany. And we've even got an extra surprise...