Religious traditions remain a controversial subject in Europe, from Germany's circumcision court decision to the debate and banning of the burqa for Muslim women in France. In Switzerland, resistance to the contruction of minarets or places of Muslim worship has also increased.
Do these examples indicate that religious traditions in Europe are coming under increasing threat? DW takes a look at the issue.
A Greek restaurant in Düsseldorf has become the victim of anonymous hate mail which branded Greece as "corrupt and lazy." The German mass media is being held responsible for rousing negativity against Greeks.
Officials in Ukraine report at least 17 workers have been killed after a blast at a coal mine near the eastern city of Donetsk. It's feared dozens of miners who are still missing have also died.
More than 18,000 people from Kosovo have arrived in Germany since the start of the year in search of a better life. DW's Bahri Cani met one family at a home for asylum seekers in the town of Hemer.
Encountering Turkey, this Deutsche Welle Festival Concert features the Bilkent Youth Symphony Orchestra from Ankara, guests of the Beethovenfest Bonn and Deutsche Welle.