Under severe pressure from conservative allies at home, German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on European leaders on Thursday to forge a common approach to migration, calling it a "make or break" issue for Europe.
North Korea owns City Hostel Berlin building and leases it to a German hotelier for 38,000 euros per month — despite UN sanctions. It's just one way this unusual landlord brings in hard currency to support the regime.
In Germany, some right-wing groups blame the recent arrival of Muslim asylum-seekers for an apparent rise in anti-Jewish incidents. But others say that's only part of the story. They point out that anti-Semitism in 21st century Germany has been around for a while.
Former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont was due to appear in a German court on Monday as Spain sought to extradite him over the region's independence fight after a night of protests there in which dozens of people were hurt in clashes with police.
Vitali Shkliarov was mesmerized by Barack Obama's Berlin speech in 2008, though he didn't speak English at the time. Shkliarov went on to work for Obama and then Bernie Sanders. Now he's an adviser in the Russian elections.
Can Germany's education system meet the needs of hundreds of thousands of refugee children? Some educators say there's a strategy in place. Others say there's not enough support or training and that the decentralized system is unprepared for what's become a "national task."
The World's Jason Margolis has a preview of Barack Obama's high-stakes trip to the Middle East and Europe; the trip is seen as a high risk, high reward move for the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee.
The Democratic and Republican parties are also working overseas to target American voters, and Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Christine Marques, International Chair of Democrats Abroad and Cynthia Dillon, Executive Director of Republicans Abroad.
For today's Geo Quiz we go to Germany in search of a Love Parade. The industrial city lies in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia and is host to this year's techno music festival. The event began as a peace demonstration back in 1989 in Berlin and is now held every year in a different German city. The answer is Dortmund.
Senator Barack Obama met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin today on the first stop on the European leg of Obama's foreign tour aimed at bolstering the presidential candidate's foreign policy credentials;
Thomas Marzahl profiles young French singer Soha. She was born in Marseille to Algerian immigrant parents. Now she has a multi-lingual album that reflects a range of rhythms from Cuban son and French chanson to jazz and soul.
Polls suggest that a majority of Germans would like to see Barack Obama in the White House...but that doesn't mean they'd consider electing a minority to high office in their own country. The World's Gerry Hadden reports.
For today's Geo Quiz we wanted you to name an central European capital known for its spires. The answer is Prague, in the Czech Republic. A radio station there is at the center of a controversy over free speech. The World's David Leveille has the story.
The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Berlin, home to the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Anchor Marco Werman interviews Olaf Maninger, solo cellist with the orchestra about the "digital concert hall", a new venture that puts the Berlin Philharmonic's live performances of classical music online.