Which country is set to become Germany's main partner?
Angela Merkel is to meet with leaders in Jordan and Lebanon. The two countries have the world's highest per capita percentage of refugees — an issue expected to be a central theme of the German chancellor's trip.
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has called for greater EU integration and "ambition" after Donald Trump's perceived undermining of trans-Atlantic ties at the G7. The bloc is facing challenges from inside and out.
A Bavarian official known as a "tough dog" for taking a harder line against asylum-seekers is the new head of Germany's migration office. The agency's former chief was fired on Friday over an asylum application scandal.
Italy's new government appears at loggerheads with Germany on migration. But dig deeper and there is common room to cooperate despite the rhetoric.
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