In 1987, doctors at Berlin's Heart Center successfully implanted an artificial heart for the first time ever in the country. The doctor who led the operation was Roland Hetzer, who is still the head of the Heart Center.
On July 30, 2007, the first shockwaves of the nascent global financial crisis reached Germany. Germany's IKB bank for small and medium-sized companies, an institution only known to insiders, got into deep trouble.
Liverpool have beaten Hoffenheim 2-1 in the first leg of their Champions League qualifier and will take a narrow lead and two away goals back to Anfield. Still, a late Hoffenheim strike offers hope for the second leg.
He is the youngest president in the history of the Fifth Republic, and is popular abroad. Yet Emmanuel Macron has earned mixed reviews at home in the first 100 days after his election. DW looks at his presidency so far.
Too much sloganeering, not enough face? Conventional or xenophobic? DW dissects Germany's election placards with the help of media psychologist Ingo Hamm.
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