Many commentators have remarked that the ongoing crisis in the eurozone is the worst the continent has faced since World War II. Others have made comparisons to the global financial crisis of the 1930s.
DW examines the background and long-term consequences of the ongoing threat to the European single currency. Will it survive? What will happen to its member countries?
German coalition government leaders have agreed steps to reach a self-set target for lower carbon emissions ahead of key UN climate talks. Their dropping of a levy on coal-fired power stations has angered ecologists.
Wikileaks says its latest release of documents shows the wide reach of economic espionage conducted by the NSA in Germany. Documents released by the whistleblowers suggest an intense interest in the Greek debt crisis.
Eurozone finance ministers have refused further talks with Greece until after a referendum on the bailout deal. Greek Prime Minister Tsipras sought to assuage peoples' fears a day after missing a debt payment.
The Paris city council has given the go-ahead for a 180-meter glass pyramid-shaped skyscraper in Paris’s Parc des Expositions. It will rise above the skyline along with the Eiffel Tower and the Tour Montparnasse.