The Catholic Church in Ireland may be facing yet another major scandal involving children: 796 babies and toddlers were buried in a mass grave outside a home for unmarried mothers, run by Catholic nuns.
A local researcher has discovered the names and the causes of death of 796 children buried at Tuam, County Galway. The revelation has caused widespread revulsion in Ireland and across the world.
However, there has also been some anger in Tuam as residents have criticized the sensationalism surrounding the story.
After arrests during anti-terror raids, the fear of attacks in Germany has grown. Yet millions will join Monday's Carnival parade festivities, DW's Christoph Strack writes. That is an expression of strength.
The number of Syrians coming to the EU from Turkey has decreased considerably in January, according to a German newspaper. More Iraqis and Afghans are fleeing to the bloc, but have slim chances of receiving asylum.
Wroclaw was set to become the second Polish venue of PEGIDA's Europe-wide day of action, but the demonstration was canceled because PEGIDA is apparently too German for Polish nationalists.
Picasso was a man of many talents, who always returned to the same place whenever his life took a new direction: the window. A new exhibition in Hamburg examines the artist's intimate relationship with this theme.