Thirty-four-year-old Charlotte Hopf is not only the youngest but the first female cathedral builder to work on the Berlin Cathedral. A trained architect, she has previously worked in Warsaw and New York.
Tourists visiting Rome's Pantheon will have to pay an entry fee starting next year, officials have said. Battling low public funds, Italy hopes the ancient monument's millions of visitors will help with upkeep costs.
The Baywatch star claims to have helped topple the Berlin Wall, but now he wants to help save it. He has called on the Berlin mayor to stop a large development project next to a popular memorial.
A summit of Islamic nations has issued a unified response to counter the US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he was "not impressed" by the declaration.
The German city of Trier is accepting a huge statue of Marx given by the Chinese government. Historian Winfried Speitkamp told DW why such monuments cause dispute in Germany.
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