Since the eurozone debt crisis broke out in 2010, unemployment among Europe's youth has jumped from an average of 15 percent to 23 percent, totaling some 5.6 million people. In Greece and Spain - the most severely affected EU countries - more than 50 percent of people between 15 and 24 are without jobs. After wrangling over its seven-year budget, the EU has decided to invest 6 billion euros to tackle the problem. But is this too little, too late for Europe's young citizens?
Five board members of PEGIDA have stepped down following the controversy over founder Lutz Bachmann's Hitler impersonation. After weeks of demonstrations, is the anti-Islamization movement about to run out of steam?
The Council of Europe's Group of States Against Corruption (GRECO) wants Germany to make lobbyists' influence on the legislative process more transparent. GRECO's Michael Janssen tells DW why.
Lawmakers are set to begin voting Thursday for Italy's new president. The prime minister reached across a political divide to Silvio Berlusconi for help in getting a candidate approved. Megan Williams reports from Rome.
During Nazi rule, the Berlin Philharmonic was the "Reichsorchester." 70 years later, the orchestra played a memorial concert on violins once owned by Holocaust victims and survivors. An Israeli is first violin.