Bonn is a city of roughly 310,000 inhabitants and is located in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia. It lies south of Cologne, on the Rhine River.
Founded as a Roman settlement, Bonn has been known more famously in recent memory as the birthplace of composer Ludwig van Beethoven and as the capital of West Germany from 1949-1990. It was the main seat of the German federal government until 1999. This is a collection of DW's latest content on the Federal City of Bonn.
An anonymous phoned-in threat had prompted police to evacuate a Turkish Airlines flight bound for Istanbul. The authorities herded the passengers into an airport waiting room and checked hand luggage for explosives.
Summer has started to arrive at our studios in Bonn, Germany - a few days ago, it was sweltering hot. But sweating it out in an office is nothing compared to what the men in our next story endure. Imagine this: Clogged streets, 44 degrees Celsius (over 111 degrees Fahrenheit) - and then pushing around a rickshaw… How do they cope?