In three months Germans will head to the polls. Until then, DW is taking the country's pulse. This week our reporters visit Wegscheid, a small city that was one of the hotspots at the height of the ‘refugee crisis’ two years ago. What is the situation like for refugees there today?
The military forces that NATO has deployed to the Baltic countries and Poland are an example of how Europe and North America are stepping up together, says NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg. DW spoke with him in Lithuania.
This year, DW's Freedom of Speech Award was given to the journalists of the White House Correspondents' Association. They are "establishing a new benchmark in reporting about the policies of the new US administration." WHCA president Jeff Mason received the prize at DW's Global Media Forum in Bonn.
Hundreds of mostly young, far-right activists marched through Berlin promoting "Europe for Europeans." The group calls itself an "Identitäre Bewegung," identitarian movement, which associates with other far-right and xenophobic groups in Germany and Europe.
The Australian government has agreed to pay 47 million euros as compensation to more than 1,900 asylum seekers. Their lawsuit against the Australian government claims they were detained on a remote island against their will, causing suffering and immense harm.