It's been 20 years since East and West Germany reunified, but the terms "typically Ossi" and "typically Wessi" are still bandied about. We've selected some of the most common cliches.
The Berlin Wall fell 25 years ago. Germany has since grown up, and a whole generation that never knew divided Germany has grown up with unity. People like DW's Greta Hamann.
When Germany celebrates the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, young people probably won't be paying much attention. It means little to the children of the generation whose lives it changed the most.
Germany's ammunition exports skyrocketed in the first half of 2016, a leaked report has revealed. Turkey, currently suppressing its political opposition, has moved up the list of the country's best customers.
The KKK has been active in Germany, with interruptions, since the 1920s, but the group is marginal in the country's far-right scene. At least 68 crimes with ties to the Klan have been documented since 2001 in Germany.
The Italian Coast Guard announced Monday they saved more than 2,000 migrants in the Mediterranean Sea over the course of multiple missions during the day. They also recovered dozens of bodies.
Germany says 35 Turkish nationals with diplomatic passports have sought asylum since the failed July coup. The revelations have the potential to weaken already fragile ties between Berlin and Ankara.
A group of teens in the northern German city of Hamburg were handed suspended sentences despite video evidence of their crimes. The presiding judge said the perpetrators appeared 'repentant.'
The elderly are prime targets for con artists who will not shy away from posing as grandchildren in dire need of money. Others out to fleece seniors pose as police officers.
The Social Democrats want Foreign Minister Steinmeier as the next president, but there is resistance from both conservatives and the left. The search for Gauck's successor is stirring rancor in the governing coalition.
Saxony's premier has again denied that his state's security forces had failed by allowing Jaber Albakr to escape police and then commit suicide in custody. An expert commission is examining the terror suspect's case.
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