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?
Defense Minister Thomas de Maiziere says there were clear grounds for Germany to cancel orders for the Euro Hawk drones. But as questions mount, some say the minister's arguments don't hold up.
A Syrian family of six fled to Hamburg when civil war broke out and found refuge in a Protestant church in Hamburg. But even after reaching relatives in Germany, authorities could deport them at any time.
How can young musicians get a shot at landing seats with the world's leading orchestras? The ARD International Music Competition is a good starting point. This hour, we listen in at the most recent competition.