A New Year's Day swim is a tradition in Büsum on the North Sea coast. But while only about 300 people brave the chilly sea, thousands come to watch!
The rupee took a hit after the shock resignation of central bank governor Urjit Patel. He has reportedly been battling against interference from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government for months.
Whoever wants to celebrate the turn of the year in the German capital has to pay an average of 68 percent more than usual for an overnight stay in a hotel room. This is the most expensive in Germany.
The latest state election results have shocked the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party headed by PM Modi. Still it won't be an easy walk for the opposition Congress party in next year's general election, says DW's Mahesh Jha.
A mistake during maintenance work caused last year's Bundeswehr helicopter crash in Mali while on a UN mission, claims Germany's armed forces. The Airbus UH Tiger plunged uncontrollably, killing its two pilots.
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