The rich - and checkered - history of the Alsace border region.
Germany and France are pushing for greater cooperation at a meeting of EU defense ministers in Bratislava. But despite its vote to leave the EU, Britain is threatening to block their ambitions.
Ministers from the 28-member bloc have agreed to fast-track the ratification of the climate deal agreed in Paris. Germany and France have already validated the pact, which calls for a move away from fossil fuels.
A Syrian man who told French authorities he was planning a suicide attack in Düsseldorf has been extradited to Germany. Saleh A. turned himself in on February 1 in Paris, and implicated three other suspects.
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