On October 3, 1990, Germany celebrated the reunification of East and West Germany, less than a year after thousands of people crossed from east to west following the fall of the Berlin Wall.
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.
Spanish police have cracked an alleged terror cell on the resort island of Mallorca. Police have made coordinated arrests across Europe netting six suspects.
While the German and French leaders celebrated the close ties between their countries during this week's EU summit, divisions between western and eastern European leaders grew. Christoph Hasselbach reports from Brussels.
Angela Merkel's ruling conservatives have long denied gays and lesbians the right to marry. That has left Germany lagging behind internationally in terms of equal rights. So why the U-turn from Chancellor Merkel now?
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