The US is by far the dominant country when it comes to making money with innovation. China is also improving. European companies lag way behind. Does Europe stand a chance of coming up with the next game changer?
A survey of the world's largest public companies has shown that global spending on research and development has risen again this year. But those with the largest budget are not necessarily the most innovative firms.
Matters of national identity and interest are at stake as Macedonians vote in a highly divisive referendum on what to call their country. Membership in NATO and the European Union could hinge on the result.
The US president has said his French counterpart's comment about the need to create an EU army was "very insulting." Trump is set to take part in ceremonies in France to mark the 100 years since the end of World War I.
With President Donald Trump shifting the priorities of the US's trade policy, are global players seeking more influence in the European Union? DW analyzed the lobbying efforts of non-EU players in Brussels.
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