Berlin has no shortage of tourist sights but visitors might find themselves tempted to sit back in a deckchair and simply enjoy its many beach bars - catering to all sorts of tastes.
Young members of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative party sang a Nazi-era song in a bar on November 9. A Jewish artist filmed the incident hours after she marked 80 years since the Kristallnacht pogrom.
Twenty-nine years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, Thailand's capital Bangkok now also has a work of art made from original pieces of the wall.
The German capital is fast becoming a major center for the development of cryptocurrency systems. The Longhash Crypto Festival held in the city brought together participants from across the world.
Eighty years after Kristallnacht, Jewish life has become common again in Berlin. More than 30,000 Jews now live in the city, despite anti-Semitism and police protection. Christoph Strack reports on the cautious normalcy.
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