EU leaders were focussing on reforms at their final summit of the year -- like boosting economic competitiveness. But so far they've only agreed on a time frame.
The bodies of scores of migrants have been recovered off the coast of Tunisia. They are believed to be people from Syria who drowned trying to reach Europe.
The relationship between Europe and the former Balkan nations is in focus this week.
Spain’s difficult austerity measures are beginning to bear fruit, while the French government is being torn asunder by austerity politics. Europe needs more positive examples of reform writes DW's Christoph Hasselbach.
On the sidelines of his visit to Hamburg, the Dalai Lama talked exclusively to DW about his optimism for Tibet, the situation in Iraq and Syria, and the growing number of Tibetan Buddhists in China.
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