Bolivia has lodged formal protests after European countries apparently blocked President Evo Morales' plane from entering their airspace. The countries apparently suspected NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden might be on board the aircraft.
Spain have beaten France a friendly monitored by a video assistant referee. The technology had an impact on the outcome, as it was used to wave off an offside goal for the French, and to allow a fair one for the Spanish.
The issue of migration is deepening the rift between east and west in the EU. But for a long time now, more fundamental issues such as legal integrity and solidarity have been at stake, says DW's Bernd Riegert.
Six books are in the running for Germany's International Literature Prize. The shortlist tackles today's hot-button issues and bucks the trend of long novels with short, challenging texts.
Can populism be fought with words? A worldwide literature reading seeks to better understand democracy and its threats with texts by famous authors such as Arundhati Roy, Susan Sontag and Max Weber.
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