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?
The opening of Soviet and East European archives has provided historians a tidal wave of new information about the crimes of Soviet leader Josef Stalin. Brigid McCarthy reports on one historian's work.
Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama speaks in the heart of downtown Berlin, the city that was once the symbol of the Cold War divide. The Takeaway talks to Berliner Bjoern Kolle for a look at how the city has changed and how it views America's presidential race. Guest: Bjoern Kolle, spokesman for The Love Parade
American presidents Kennedy, Reagan and Clinton all addressed Berliners during moments of struggle and change. Now, a presumptive presidential nominee is using Berlin as a backdrop for his campaign. After meeting with leaders in Afghanistan, Iraq, Jordan, Israel and the West Bank, Obama hits the European continent amidst a frenzy of Obama-mania.
Today in Berlin, Barack Obama meets with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Foreign Minister Walter Steinmeier. He's also holding the only major public event of his trip at the Victory Tower (with room for an audience of tens of thousands). Why are German citizens and top officials making time for a presidential candidate?
Germany is Europe's largest economy and like much of the world it has been hit in the financial crunch. Senior members of Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition government have agreed on an enormous economic stimulus package for the country.