The health of an economy has a lot to do with its citizens' standard of living. That was all too telling 25 years ago.. as East and West Germany reunited.
The increasing tension between Russia and the West has some experts asking whether Germany should change its famously patient approach to dealing with the Kremlin. The key to a new strategy may lie in domestic policy.
Unemployment has risen slightly in Germany, which usually happens during the winter period. But despite the increase, labor market figures for January have left economists "pleasantly surprised."
Germans who lived in the GDR have been able to view the files kept on them by East Germany's notorious Stasi secret police. Now, East Germany's last prime minister is demanding to see what the West knew about him.
Run-down façades, punks and ordinary workers: An exhibition in Berlin shows the works of Harald Hauswald, who simply wanted to document everyday life — without knowing that the Berlin Wall would one day come down.
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