German Defense Minister Thomas de Maizière has defended his record over a failed drone project known as Eurohawk that wil kost taxpayers hundreds of millions of euros. He's refused to quit even as the opposition has accused him of lying.
The Israeli premier has claimed that recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital "makes peace possible." The EU has criticized Washington's unilateral recognition, saying it undermines a political solution to the conflict.
An historic breakthrough or just another attempt doomed to peter out? The EU plans to coordinate EU members' military capacities with the long-term goal of an EU army. It's a long road ahead, says DW's Bernd Riegert.
With Brexit looming and crisis unfolding in Catalonia, the EU is in need of a renewed sense of unity. Will the Permanent Defense Cooperation reinvigorate European identity or merely paper over the cracks?
In the wake of terrorist attacks, one of the key questions is who will cover the damages. Demand for special insurance policies is on the rise. The risk potential, however, remains completely incalculable.
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