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.
Around the world, questions have been asked over the legitimacy of many world leaders' claims of academic achievements. The list includes Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and Russian President Vladimir Putin, who have both been suspected of plagiarizing their doctorates.
Since the HBO documentary "Leaving Neverland" aired, many institutions around the world have distanced themselves from Michael Jackson's work. But some museums in Europe are going ahead with an exhibit that details the cultural phenomenon that is Michael Jackson.
As more people embrace a xenophobic and anti-immigrant worldview, it is fueling hostility and violence toward those deemed “outsiders” — whether because of their religion, skin color or national origin.
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.