Take-out coffee cups are a popular American import that are filling up the country's trash bins. Now there's an effort in Munich to replace throwaway cups with cups you borrow and return, inspired by the longstanding practice at the city's famous beer gardens.
"The times in which we could completely depend on others are on the way out. I've experienced that in the last few days," Merkel said, following Donald Trump's trip to Europe he called "a great success for America."
A young Syrian boy vanished from a hospital in Belgrade a month ago while on the refugee trail. The story sparked a social media campaign using the hashtag #FindAzam. BBC journalist John Sweeney explains how he found Azam and his uncle.
Unless you frequent Renaissance fairs, you might not get to witness many jousting matches. But if you're in the south of Germany, you might just get the chance. Prince Luitpold hosts a yearly medieval-style festival in his castle — can you name the German state he reigns over?
Reporter Matthew Brunwasser reports on one of the routes chosen by East Germans who wanted to escape their country during the Cold War. It went through Bulgaria, and held the promise of freedom. But many didn't make it.
The suspected Nazi John Demjanjuk has arrived in Germany where he faces a warrant accusing him of being a guard at a Nazi-run internment camp during World War II and being an accessory to the murder of 29,000 people. Tristana Moore, BBC, tells us more.
Today is New Year's Eve, and that means citizens of the world will be ringing in 2010 when the clock hits midnight. We're leaping through time zones with reporters from across the globe for a look at how some cities are getting ready to celebrate.
Father Peter Hullerman, a German Catholic priest, was suspended Tuesday for sexually abusing a boy in 1980. This has caused a scandal for Pope Benedict XVI, the then archbishop who allowed Hullerman to stay in the Church after the 1980 accusation.