Germany is growing again. The US too. But China's performance still worries markets. We take a look and get some background from New York correspondent Jens Korte.
Business confidence in German boardrooms has decreased marginally, the latest monthly index by the ifo research institute reveals. Despite the ongoing US-China trade spat, executives expect the drop to be short-lived.
Online censorship and fewer digital privacy protections are "withering" democracy, warned a Freedom House report. China not only ranked the worst in internet freedom, but it is also exporting its model around the world.
Canada's former Governor General Adrienne Clarkson and author John Ralston Saul are creating a global conversation on citizenship and diversity with their "6 Degrees" talks. They've now brought the project to Berlin.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced the details of US sanctions against Iran, including oil exemptions for eight countries. Tehran has said it will continue to sell oil despite the new sanctions.
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