From human smuggling to forced labor, from skateboarding to the Peaceful Revolution, DW takes a closer look at the history and legacy of the former German Democratic Republic (GDR), known as East Germany.
There was heartbreak for England, as an own-goal in the dying minutes meant that Japan advanced to the final of the Women's World Cup. The Japanese advance to take on the US in the tournament final.
Wikileaks says its latest release of documents shows the wide reach of economic espionage conducted by the NSA in Germany. Documents released by the whistleblowers suggest an intense interest in the Greek debt crisis.
Eurozone finance ministers have refused further talks with Greece until after a referendum on the bailout deal. Greek Prime Minister Tsipras sought to assuage peoples' fears a day after missing a debt payment.