With important elections on the horizon in France and Germany this year, the EU has set up a task force to battle the influx of fake news sites and stories, particularly on social media. Can it prevail against Russian efforts to influence voters?
Meeting in Prague, right-wing leaders from across Europe have praised Austria's anti-immigration party joining the new coalition government. The politicians are seeking to build cooperation among populists.
US Senator Marco Rubio, who ran against President Donald Trump during the Republican primaries, tells DW's Zhanna Nemtsova that talk of US President Donald Trump's impeachment over alleged Russian ties is premature.
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.
Although fake news stories did not make an impact on Germany's election the hype — and fear — of them left an impression. One that many Germans are having a hard time getting out of their heads.
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