Two giant pandas from China have become star attractions at Berlin's zoo. Jiao Qing and Meng Meng were officially handed over by President Xi Jinping. But the director of the zoo has warned the public not to treat the animals like ‘pop stars.’
The unilateral US withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal is bringing Berlin and Moscow closer together. But can any cooperation counteract the threat of Washington's sanctions for companies doing business in Tehran?
Berlin and Moscow both support building the controversial gas pipeline, but Kyiv is opposed. Economy minister Peter Altmaier is commuting between capitals to find a compromise. Miodrag Soric reports from Moscow.
Chancellor Angela Merkel has spoken with Chinese President Xi Jinping about steel overcapacity and the US threat of tariffs. They are to work on solutions through the G20 group of industrialized nations.
A day after the US pulled out, Chancellor Angela Merkel reaffirmed that Germany and other EU nations support the agreement. But can the European Union offer Iran enough guarantees to convince leaders to stay the course?
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