EU eyes free trade pact with Africa+++European parliament votes to punish Hungary for undermining democratic values+++Why are many Germans shying away from donating their organs?
It was an optimistic speech. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker sees tailwinds for Europe and has proposed far-reaching reforms. A number of these, says Barbara Wesel, are doomed to fail.
The EU has reached an agreement on migration and Chancellor Angela Merkel is going along with it to save her own skin. But it's not a long-term solution for anyone, writes DW's Bernd Riegert.
The German chancellor views the EU-Turkey migrant deal as a model for working with North African countries. Following an informal EU summit, the bloc decided to broaden engagement with Arab states to stem migration.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has threatened to withdraw German soldiers from the Turkish air base in Incirlik. The statement follows a year-long row over allowing German lawmakers to visit soldiers stationed there.
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