Whether through strengthening (or weakening) the EU Commission or by strengthening (or weakening) the democratic EU Parliament, questions abound as to how the EU can improve itself. Only one thing is for sure: It must be prepared to openly admit its failings.
Berlin has called for a "breakthrough" to resolve the Syrian conflict, a day ahead of the Munich Security Conference. The Syrian regime's Russia-backed offensive against rebels is expected to dominate the meeting.
For three days, Munich will be the center of global politics. DW takes a brief look at the participants and the logistics involved in such an event, from police and hotel staff to bottles of wine and breakfast rolls.
At least 11 people have died after two trains collided in Germany's Bavaria state. 20 others are reported to be seriously injured, including several in critical condition.
Meryl Streep's comments on diversity have raised ire at the Berlin International Film Festival. The actress and jury president's remarks immediately sparked outrage on social media.