Operation Sophia, the EU's naval mission in the Mediterranean, aims to track down human smugglers and reduce loss of lives.Rocket attacks fired by the IS from Syria are increasingly frequent in the Turkish border town of Kilis.
A boat carrying up to 22 people on board has capsized near the island of Agathonissi, killing six children. The Greek migration minister has called on authorities to "implement safe procedures and safe routes."
In an exclusive interview with DW, Moussa Faki Mahamat, chairperson of the African Union Commission, was adamant that the international community must stand by Africa in the fight against terrorism and poverty.
A food bank that provides groceries to about 6,000 people decided to stop issuing membership cards to foreigners. Now it's at the center of a heated national debate, and even Chancellor Merkel has an opinion.
Germany has big plans for the European Union, the chancellor told parliament on the eve of a major EU meeting, but first Germany needs a new government. Still, the other parties' responses showed how divided Germany is.
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