Berlin authorities are expanding the refugee center at the former Tempelhof airport to house 7,000 refugees. The head of the accommodation facility, Knut Fischer, has a fight on his hands to make the old hangars suitable to live in.
Four men spent months sleeping on the floor in a busy transit area of Moscow's international airport, surviving on emergency food rations. Europe's rights court says Russia must now pay them compensation.
The division of Berlin until the fall of the Wall in 1989 meant that many things in the city were doubled: two zoos, two television towers, two main avenues. To the delight of tourists, they are still there today!
Tesla's decision to build a Gigafactory in the Eastern German state of Brandenburg surrounding Berlin has been met with unconditional approval by people living there. They're already dreaming about thousands of jobs.
A Chechen refugee was killed in Berlin in August, his suspected killer was carrying a Russian passport. Historian Mark Galeotti sees parallels between this case and the attack on double agent Skripal in the UK.
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