Person of the Day
German Peter Steudtner and seven other human rights activists were released Thursday on bail from prison in Turkey after being held for several months on contested terror charges. Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said Berlin would continue to seek the release of other Germans held in separate cases. Source:
Quote of the Day
The note, written in German by the famed physicist, was given to a Tokyo courier in November 1922 in lieu of a tip: It sold for $1.56 million at a Jeruselm auction on Wednesday. Mr. Einstein was traveling to Asia when he learned that he won the Nobel Prize for Physics. Source:
Chart of the Day
Here are some statistics to bear in mind on Austrian National Day, celebrated every year on October 26 since that is the date in 1955 when the Alpine country declared permanent neutrality after World War II.
Picure of the Day
Railway company Deutsche Bahn has introduced an autonomous bus to transport passengers along a pre-programmed route in Bavaria. It is the first self-driving bus to be incorporated into Germany's public transport system. Source: