The Catholic Church in Ireland may be facing yet another major scandal involving children: 796 babies and toddlers were buried in a mass grave outside a home for unmarried mothers, run by Catholic nuns.
A local researcher has discovered the names and the causes of death of 796 children buried at Tuam, County Galway. The revelation has caused widespread revulsion in Ireland and across the world.
However, there has also been some anger in Tuam as residents have criticized the sensationalism surrounding the story.
The European Union has formally adopted its climate change targets ahead of a UN conference set for December in Paris. But debate continues on how to achieve them.
Sigmar Gabriel is about to tour the Middle East with an entourage of businessmen. Back home, new government documents have now revealed exactly how many weapons Germany has sold to Middle East nations in the past decade.
German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere has outlined government plans for changes in deportation and rights to stay for asylum seekers in Germany. A Bavarian proposal calls for four states to be ruled as 'safe.'
The short life of the young diary writer, Anne Frank, has inspired numerous filmmakers in the 70 years since she died in a Nazi concentration camp. Now, the first German-made feature is in the works.