The prime suspect connected with Monday's deadly truck attack in Berlin was shot and killed by Italian police. But Anis Amri, 24, had been rejected for asylum in Germany and was supposed to be deported.
Germany is facing an unprecedented wave of cyberthreats. The government is considering new rules that would impose hefty fines on social media sites that fail to rein in fake news. But is that the best way forward?
Seventy-five years ago this week, the world was turned upside down when Hitler and Stalin signed a pact of alliance. Within days Hitler invaded Poland, starting World War II. Roger Moorhouse, a historian, has a new book out on the momentous but often-forgotten "Devils' Alliance."
Berlin has become a magnet for painters, musicians and designers since the fall of The Wall more than two decades ago. But they've also created tension, as locals bemoan what they call their hipster attitudes - and the rising rents that have come with the coolness.
In the German capital of Berlin, graveyards are disappearing. They’re being converted into public parks, playgrounds, even land for new housing. To some, it might sound macabre. But in Germany, it reflects evolving attitudes about death.
They call themselves patriots. And they say they're part of a right-wing movement in Europe that's proud of their culture and traditions. However, leftists say, “They’re racists, but they say they’re not racists.”
In Berlin, a priest, a rabbi and an imam have come together on a project to create a hybrid church-synagogue-mosque in the German capital. Like the fall of the Berlin Wall, the House of One would tear down the walls between religions.
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