The city of Detroit planned to demolish the civil rights icon's house but Ryan Mendoza, an American artist living in Berlin, saved it. He bought it and rebuilt it next to his own home in Berlin.
The family home of US civil rights activist Rosa Parks is to be sold off to raise money for a foundation in her name. Last year, a Berlin-based artist dismantled the house and shipped it to the German capital.
Russian theaters and orchestras will perform in a range of concerts, exhibitions and shows throughout Germany this year. DW's Anastassia Boutsko wonders if it's a way of scaring off evil spirits in the political realm.
The holiday season can be a stressful time of year, especially for people seeking mental health care. Unfortunately for those who want treatment in Germany, bureaucracy can often get in the way.
Restorers have rescued 13 of Theodor Fontane's original manuscripts, which will be digitized and made available online. The news came ahead of the bicentennial of the 19th century German poet and novelist.
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