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."
Weiss and colleagues dreamed up the idea behind a massive antenna so sensitive it detects faint, invisible ripples in space from 1.3 billion years ago - offering evidence of Einstein's theory of general relativity.
Today we're looking for the location of what's said to be one of the most accessible volcanoes in the world. Anchor Marco Werman provides the answer. Mount Yasur is the volcano, and it's located on Tanna Island...part of the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Lone Bech, spokeswoman for the Admiral Palast theater in Berlin, Germany. Next month, the theater will stage a production of the Mel Brooks musical "The Producers." It will be the first time the musical -- which pokes fun at Hitler and Nazi Germany -- will be staged in Germany itself.
Our daily puzzler. The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Leipzig, Germany. Today marks the 20th anniversary of historic protests that took place in the then-communist East German city of Leipzig. Anchor Marco Werman has the story.
More than 90 people were killed after a car bomb ripped through a busy market in Peshawar, Pakistan. The blast came as Secretary of State Hillary Clinton began a visit to the Pakistani capital, Islamabad. The World's Jason Margolis reports.
Twenty years ago, the wall that divided East and West Berlin came down in dramatic fashion. Since that time, the Berlin Wall has been broken up. Former Berlin resident Juliane Camfield tells Alex Gallafent she could never own a piece of the wall.
Artists often play a part in the struggle against barriers. The World's Gerry Hadden has been looking into songs that symbolized the struggle against the divided Germany. He didn't find many. But the few he found mostly came from the former East Germany.
The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Potsdamer Platz or Potsdam Square in Berlin, Germany. That's where the German leg of the European Poker Tour was underway this weekend. Marco Werman speaks with journalist Howard Swains.
Today we take you to Paris by way of Morocco, or perhaps Morocco by way of Paris. Hindi Zahra's debut mixes jazz and blues with a generous measure of Moroccan folk music and a few dashes of funk. From PRI's The World.