Today's answer is the German seaport of Bremerhaven. That's where a special ship powered in part by a giant kite began its maiden voyage today. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more from the ship's captain, Lutz Heldt.
As part of Living on Earth's ongoing series "Generating Controversy: The Changing Climate of Coal" we travel to eastern Germany where a coal-fired power plant is under construction that will use new technology to reduce emissions to nearly zero.
Women in eastern Germany are heading west in disproportionate numbers. They say they're leaving home to find better jobs... and better men. The World's Gerry Hadden has more on what some are calling eastern Germany's female brain drain.
The World's Matthew Bell reports on the latest from Germany, where police say they've foiled a plan to carry out major terrorist attacks. Three suspects have been arrested. Investigators say they were plotting to attack American targets, including the main US military base in Germany.
With political turmoil in Europe, political gestures of commitment go a long way. Last month, Europe’s two largest countries, Germany and France, promised closer foreign affairs and defense cooperation in what's known as the Treaty of Aachen. But is this a good match?
All of the Nuremberg trials were recorded on 1,942 gramophone records but using a needle to play them — to digitize them — could also damage them. So, a scientist found a way to use photos to create sound.
Facebook has been ordered to curb its data collection practices in Germany after a landmark ruling on Thursday that the world's largest social network abused its market dominance to gather information about users without their consent.
Misgivings about Washington's role in the world are being felt by ordinary people as well as foreign policy specialists. And, Vice President Mike Pence's trip to the Munich Security Conference succeeded only in deepening divisions with traditional allies over questions such as Iran and Venezuela and offered little hope in how to deal with threats.
Thousands of students in Europe and elsewhere have been skipping school on Fridays to demand their governments take stronger action against climate change. Some teachers and politicians are pushing back, but the students are getting support from their elders as well.
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.
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.
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.