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.
Chancellor Merkel said the EU-27 leaders had agreed to present new plans for reinvigorating the bloc by March. Illegal migration must be stopped, the chancellor added.
One army, 28 states, not an easy feat - and all that while the UK keeps its foot in the door of the EU, still keen to give its two-penneth. Dr. Jocelyn Mawdsley spoke to DW about the likelihood of an EU army.
© 2016 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |