Many commentators have remarked that the ongoing crisis in the eurozone is the worst the continent has faced since World War II. Others have made comparisons to the global financial crisis of the 1930s.
DW examines the background and long-term consequences of the ongoing threat to the European single currency. Will it survive? What will happen to its member countries?
Sighs of relief all round in Brussels after Scotland's independence vote - but why, you may ask? Scotland has shown how independence movements can pay off for regions seeking more autonomy, writes DW's Max Hofmann.
Belgian authorities have reportedly foiled attacks by jihadist fighters returning home from Syria and by sympathizers of the "Islamic State." Several arrests have been made, according to a Belgian newspaper.
The international campaign against "Islamic State" has widened to include multinational air campaigns and talks of boots on the ground. The message from Washington? Germany needs to do more.
For the third consecutive year, DW and the Beethovenfest Bonn are hosting a Turkish youth orchestra in Germany. A chamber ensemble gave a sneak peek at the orchestra's talents ahead of next week's Beethovenfest concert.