A quarter of a century after unification, there'll be plenty of things going on over the weekend in Germany and elsewhere. In Brussels - the capital of modern Europe - they're projecting a show onto the city's own version of the Arc de Triomphe.
Germany has always had a special place in Europe, economically and historically. But in the age of Trump, Erdogan, Putin and Brexit, EU politician Guy Verhofstadt says this heavyweight has just gotten a bit heavier.
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has struck down a challenge from Hungary and Slovakia over the bloc's mandatory refugee quota policy. The ruling is a victory for Brussels, Paris and Berlin.
The German government has significantly cut back on family unification rights for refugees arriving from Greece, local media reported. Germany has taken in over a million people and is facing "limited capacity."
Italy is considering a plan to send its navy into Libyan waters to stop migrants and send them back. Approval for the mission could go before parliament as early as next week.
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