Europe is the third-most populous continent on the planet, home to an estimated population in the region of three-quarters of a billion people. The continent stretches beyond the borders of the 29-member European Union.
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The head of Germany's spy agency is fired. And promoted – Czech leader says no asylum for 50 Syrian orphans - The Dutch revolutionize grocery home deliveries - Turkey detains hundreds of airport construction workers in Istanbul - A dramatic U-turn by Spain on sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia - Ireland officially lifts ban on abortion - Germany's Hambach Forest: a battleground for climate action.
The head of Germany's secret service, Hans-Georg Maassen, was fired during the week. Angela Merkel's governing coalition decided to transfer him to a higher post. To discuss, Keith Walker is joined by DW political correspondent Thomas Sparrow.
Ireland's president signed a constitutional amendment during the week officially lifting the country's constitutional ban on abortion. But that's just the first step in a long legal process. To discuss what comes next Keith Walker is joined by Gavan Reilly, political correspondent for Ireland's TV3.
The Spanish government has been forced to perform a dramatic U-turn on the sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia. Earlier this month, the Socialist administration of Pedro Sánchez had said it was cancelling the sale of 9-million-euros worth of laser-guided bombs to the Saudis, because of concerns about how the weapons would be used. Guy Hedgecoe reports from Madrid.
Europe is heading into autumn. And that means millions of birds will start flying south to warmer regions. Every year the skies above Cyprus are filled with the spectacular sight of these migrating birds. But many of them won't be flying any further — tens of thousands of them are illegally trapped by hunters and never leave the island. Nathan Morley has more.
The prime minister of the Czech Republic has been under fire for refusing a proposal to give refuge to 50 Syrian orphans currently languishing in Greek refugee camps. In a lengthy interview, Mr Babis repeated that his country would not take in a single refugee, and it was better to help child victims of the war in their home countries. Rob Cameron reports from Prague.
Construction workers have resumed work at Istanbul's new airport amidst a heavy police presence. Hundreds of them had protested against labour conditions on the site. The country's president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, claims the airport will be a symbol of what he calls the "new Turkey." But construction workers describe dangerous conditions where dissent will not be tolerated. Dorian Jones reports.
One year after last September’s election, Angela Merkel is once again struggling to keep her coalition government together. What does it mean for Germany, and for Europe? Our guests: Nina Haase (DW Correspondent), Andreas Kluth (Handelsblatt Global), Malte Lehming (Tagesspiegel)