With world leaders about to gather in New York for a UN Climate Action Summit next week, millions of young people from Australia to Iceland took off from school or work on Friday to demand urgent measures to stop environmental catastrophe.
Every five years, citizens of the European Union elect new representatives for the EU Parliament. In the elections that wrapped up on May 26, voters gave a clear signal that the environment was high on their list of priorities.
Since the election of Donald Trump, Germany's leader Angela Merkel has been seen as an important global voice for Western liberal values. Her legacy is mixed, and it's unclear who will fill her shoes on the global political stage.
Germany needs skilled workers to keep its economy humming, but it doesn't have enough of its own. So it's looking south, to Spain, where unemployment remains high. As The World's Gerry Hadden reports, young Spaniards are now thinking about moving.
Ronald Reagan is remembered around the world for urging Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev to tear down the Berlin wall. Berlin today doesn't even have a Ronald Reagan street. But some in the German capital would like to change that, as Susan Stone reports
An Iranian film director who's imprisoned in Iran made a symbolic appearance at the Berlin Film Festival. Other Iranian film makers showcased his work and spoke about the struggles to make films in Iran in these. Susan Stone reports from Berlin.