Germany celebrates the 25th anniversary of its reunification of East and West Germany on 3 October 1990 at an Ecumenical church service at Frankfurt Cathedral in the centre of Frankfurt am Main.
A new report on the status of German unity debated by cabinet ministers comes as a warning against demographic developments in the eastern part of the nation. The population there is aging and shrinking.
World leaders are paying tribute to former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, who has died at the age of 87. The EU's Jean-Claude Juncker said flags would fly at half-staff in Brussels to honor a "great European."
Berlin is getting a monument to the peaceful revolution of 1989-90. It comes after years of contentious squabbling. And residents of the German capital aren't exactly thrilled about the new attraction.
Dresden police say they are prepared for troublemakers as the city hosts three days of events to remember German reunification in 1990. Veteran civil rights advocates say far-right extremism should not be underestimated.
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