US President Obama had a packed day in Berlin, climaxing in a speech to the German people.
Cuba and the USA are preparing to open embassies on July 20. Now, 26 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall and the Iron Curtain, pragmatism has triumphed and shifted the balance of power on the continent.
Russian conductor Kirill Petrenko is to become Sir Simon Rattle's successor at the helm of the Berlin Philharmonic. The two couldn't be more different.
Queen Elizabeth is in Germany this week. But is it really her? Her identity has been borrowed countless times - mainly for entertainment purposes.
Following Egypt's 2011 revolution, artists enjoyed a brief moment of unbridled freedom of expression. But as the political establishment shifted, so did the ways they maneuvered in society.