What are Germans wishing for this Christmas? In many churches, people write their Christmas wishes on small slips of paper and pin them up on the prayer wall.
German labor union Verdi is trying to hit online shopping hub Amazon right where it hurts: during its pre-Christmas sales. Despite work stoppages, Amazon continues to deny unfair practices.
As Vladimir Putins tries to gloss over his country's economic problems, ordinary Russians are starting to feel the double whammy of falling oil prices and sanctions. But has the West bitten off more than it can chew?
Bob Geldof is to issue a fresh version of charity hit "Do They Know It's Christmas?" to help fund the fight against Ebola. But such attempts to help are ill-considered and do not help Africa, says DW's Claus Stäcker.
German Agriculture Minister Christian Schmidt was in Washington for talks ahead of the next round of negotiations on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership. He tells DW about the biggest hurdles.
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