A peaceful revolution, the fall of the Berlin Wall, reunification: Deutsche Welle's special traces Germany's ongoing path to unity.
The 60s stand for youth protests and the Vietnam War, hippies and free love. An exhibition in London is now dedicated to this rebellious time, which also caused a social upheaval in Germany.
German students are often unable to differentiate between democracy and dictatorship, according to the director of the Berlin Wall Foundation. His remarks coincided with the remembrance of the wall's 1961 construction.
It was the decade of young rebels, from the beginnings of the environmentalist movement in Germany to peace demonstrations in the East and West. A study shows: Germans remember the 1980s with a deep sense of nostalgia.
Often looked down upon as "pidgin German," dialects are an important part of cultural memory and diversity. Researchers say the vibrant spectrum of regional variations of German is under threat.
A suspected member of the self-declared 'Islamic State' group has been arrested at Dusseldorf airport on his return from Turkey. He is believed to have attended a Syrian training camp.
European leaders met in the Austrian capital to find a common solution to the wave of migration to the continent. Germany's chancellor has proposed accords to return rejected asylum seekers to their countries of origin.
Max Mannheimer, who spent two years in Nazi death camps, including Auschwitz, has passed away at a Munich hospital. No cause of death has been given.
A 12-year-old sustained life-threatening injuries after allegedly suffering a brutal attack at the hands of three classmates in Euskirchen, west of Bonn. The suspects may be too young to face any legal consequences.
European leaders have met in the Austrian capital to find a common solution to the wave of migration to the continent. The European Council's president has called for restoring control over the EU's external borders.
A leading German Social Democrat has hinted at coalition prospects with the Left party, once shunned during Cold War communism. His hint follows further gains in voter surveys by the upstart far-right AfD party.
A Montenegrin man caught in Germany with arms in his car has admitted being a gun runner, but denied knowing of any attack plans. His arrest occurred shortly before deadly Islamist attacks in the French capital.
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