Merkel was scheduled later on Thursday to hold talks with Jordan's King Abdullah II.
Clean Desk Policy mandates that all documents are ordered and put away each night to leave a bare desk.
German referee Brych refereed two games at the 2014 World Cup and the 2017 Champions League final.
The festival pays tribute to the world-renowned composer Dmitri Shostakovich.
Lindenau-Museum is trying to pull in audiences with an exhibition dedicated solely to football in art.
The leaders of French and Germany have agreed to create a budget for the eurozone.
The German Federal President spoke to experts about the topic of digitization.
After 16 years as a head of the Berlin Philharmonic,Simon Rattle's time draws to a close this week.
The Museum displays videos, paintings and sculptures by the Berlin artist Thomas Bayrle.
Germany captain Neuer views Germany's remaining World Cup group games as finals.
The Bundesbank's latest predictions put German gross domestic product growth this year at 2.0 per cent.