Every year 40 million baby chicks are killed in Germany just after they hatch - because they're male. The state of North Rhine-Westphalia has now banned the practice.
Turkey has expressed frustration at Germany's lack of movement on extradition requests after a failed coup. A German lawmaker said Berlin should "exert resistance" to instead get German citizens out of Turkish custody.
Much-loved German confectioner Haribo has come under intense criticism after a documentary discovered cruel conditions in the manufacture of a key ingredient in Brazil. Pigs also suffer in the making of gelatin.
The German government has announced that it will sign off on a deal to sell three new ThyssenKrupp submarines to Israel. Officials had delayed the deal as concerns arose about a corruption investigation in Israel.
How do refugee journalists view their new lives in Germany? In the DW video series "Dear Germany," Azerbaijani journalist Jasur Mammadov tells how he made it - and how it was more difficult than he imagined it to be.
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