European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker remembers Helmut Kohl as a "true European." His comments come a day before the European Parliament holds a ceremony to honor the late German chancellor.
NATO's sleek new digs are finally open for business in a process that started in 2010. But nostalgia abounds for the history of the 1960s prefab building that housed the alliance after it was made homeless by France.
Former Chancellor Helmut Kohl has been honored by world leaders at a special ceremony at the European Parliament in Strasbourg. Hundreds had gathered to pay their final respects at a requiem mass in Speyer.
The European Union has paid homage to former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl in the first-ever European ceremony of its kind. It marked a historic moment of self-validation, says Ines Pohl.
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