Expensive luxury housing in Manhattan is nothing new, but now even mid-range rents are horrendous. A studio apartment for 3000 dollars a month is no rarity.
Finding an apartment in a German city is hard work these days. That is especially true for those who have little money. Some critics say it's a dangerous development that could have dramatic political consequences.
From occupying buildings in Berlin to street protests in Munich, housing shortages and high rents are driving people in Germany to take action. Now politicians have gathered in the capital for a so-called housing summit.
Around 2 million foreign fans have come to the Russian capital for the World Cup. DW correspondent Yulia Vishnevetskaya shares her experience of renting out her central Moscow apartment.
The conservative politician left politics in 2009 after a protracted battle with the German chancellor. Now he will vie to replace her at the top of the CDU. Although they share a party, he and Merkel are poles apart.
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