A German news magazine has reported that US security agencies spy on millions of European phone and computer communications. Outraged European political leaders have called on Washington to address the claims immediately.
France and Germany's leaders opened the high-level talks at COP23 on Wednesday, calling on other countries to match Europe's climate goals. But with Germany heavily reliant on coal, how ambitious is Europe really?
Preliminary coalition talks collapsed between Chancellor Merkel and potential partners over the weekend. After speaking with President Steinmeier, Merkel said she was ready to lead her party to fresh elections.
Hardly anyone could have imagined that talks to form a new German government would collapse. Anything's possible, from minority rule to a fresh vote. One thing's clear: it's a blow for Angela Merkel, says DW's Ines Pohl.
Does a sex joke constitute sexual assault? Or only if they grab your bottom? A survey shows that tolerance levels vary across Europe. EU countries deal differently with sexual harassment, and Germany often lags behind.
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