Every year in January the Epiphany singers go from door to door in Germany. Dressed as the Three Kings the Catholic children collect money for good causes. Chancellor Merkel met 100 of them in Berlin.
Germany's Angela Merkel and Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan have discussed how to boost economic ties. Erdogan will cap off his Germany trip by visiting Cologne, where some 10,000 people are expected to protest.
The German chancellor and her Austrian counterpart, Sebastian Kurz, have agreed to stem migrant arrivals to the EU. European leaders are under pressure after the main route across the Mediterranean shifted.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan has arrived in Germany for a three-day state visit. Several demos are planned around the capital, Berlin, as the Turkish president prepares for a state banquet and a mosque opening in Cologne.
Germany is rolling out the red carpet for Recep Tayyip Erdogan's state visit, even as the Turkish president brazenly demands that Berlin extradite his critics. It's a preposterous state of affairs, DW's Jens Thurau says.
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