A summer of violence is exposing Europe’s foreign policy weaknesses
Conflicts raging just outside its borders are challenging the EU's focus on 'soft power.'
Merkel heads to Ukraine as support builds for tough sanctions against Russia
Not even looming recession appears to be stopping Germany's rethink on Moscow.
Finger fighting is a real sport in Germany. Here's how it works
This is pretty entertaining.
Europe has a puppy mafia problem
Open borders are creating canine refugees.
US and Europe to escalate Russia sanctions
Western countries agree to sharply ratchet up economic sanctions as Ukrainian forces drive against rebels.
Here are the world's cat countries and the world's dog countries
Which is more popular — cats or dogs — in your country?
Violence and anti-Semitism are shifting the Middle East debate in Europe
With more protests against Israel’s Gaza campaign expected on Friday, Palestinian supporters are worried their message is being drowned out.
The Grand Budapest Hotel is actually a department store in Germany, and it’s about to become much grander
A German entrepreneur aims to revitalize a moribund town in the former East by renovating an Art Nouveau icon.
Someone stole 300,000 liters of beer in Germany
That's the equivalent of 140,891 six-packs in the US.
This German program offers some of the world's best paid job training. So why is it struggling to attract workers?
Despite its great success, the country’s apprenticeship system is battling to keep young people interested.
How Germany’s World Cup victory symbolizes its leading role in Europe
As Germans fight off hangovers after a night of extravagant partying, their team’s history-making win represents a decade of reforms in economics as well as soccer.
Germany goes for World Cup history. No pressure.
Second-best just won't cut it for Germany anymore.
Here's why many in Massachusetts are mourning Brazil's World Cup defeat
Hint: It has a lot to do with a little town called Framingham.
Latin America vs. Europe: The rivalry returns
Slinging mud across the pond over soccer is as old as the World Cup.
Germany is angry with the US but can’t do much about it — for now at least
However, the latest spy scandal rocking relations between the two countries may affect longer-term attitudes toward Washington.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says US spying allegations are serious
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said the spying case would have consequences if the circumstances are confirmed.
Welcome to Silicon Allee
You read it right. Berlin may finally be living up to its hopes of becoming Europe’s startup hub.
This chart shows which World Cup teams have been given the most red and yellow cards
Uruguay and Greece, what's the deal?
The US is out. So which World Cup team are we supposed to root for now?
Well, that depends. Do you hate freedom?
Russia's pipeline politics are dividing the EU
The Kremlin is seeking to isolate Ukraine by strengthen Europe's dependence on Russian gas.
This is what free speech looks like to Google
Germans start challenging the internet search giant after a landmark EU ruling on internet privacy.
A Nazi-themed cafe re-opens in Indonesia
Meanwhile, a leading presidential candidate embraces a Nazi-themed endorsement, to the tune of 'We Will Rock You.' (We're not making this up.)
This American exchange student had to be rescued from a giant vagina statue in Germany
22 firefighters were called to the scene.
This chart shows which countries produce the most electricity from renewable energy
Norway for the win.
Mein Gott! Germans are drinking more non-alcoholic beer and less of the real stuff
It's not just for designated drivers. Now brewers are also competing for the sports drink market.
This graphic shows which teams have the most fans at the World Cup
Turns out Americans like soccer way more than the world thinks.
Berlin bans Hell's Angels logo
Outlawing the motorcycle club’s symbols represents the latest weapon in a fight to stop Germany’s ‘biker wars.’
South Korean 'kidults' aren't shy about ordering the Happy Meal
If you're a grown man in Seoul, there's more going on than drinking soju.
Rebuilding the palace where Germany declared war in 1914 is pretty controversial
Meant to reunite East and West Berlin, the ‘last piece’ of post-War reconstruction is only dividing the city.
Dressing up as cowboys and Indians is big in Germany
Native Americans aren’t amused.
5 really weird, and enormous, food heists
From maple syrup to caviar, these are some of the weirdest large-scale thefts of food around the world.