Weihnachten ist die Zeit der Festessen. Die Essgewohnheiten während der Feiertage sind in Europa von Land zu Land verschieden. Während in Deutschland Gänsebraten als Klassiker gilt, wird in Schweden ein Buffet mit kalten und warmen Speisen bereitet.
What's all the fuss about? The strike is over, right? Now the Bundestag is even talking about when workers can strike? When it comes to German train drivers, they have all the right in the world. DW looks at why.
Alongside a resurgent Taliban, there is now a new threat in Afghanistan: "Islamic State." Those Afghans who can afford it and have the connections head for Europe, while the rest are stranded in Pakistan and Iran.
The Aegean Islands are a major landing point for refugees on their way to Europe. The islanders are scrambling to cope with the new arrivals in the midst of Greece's financial crisis. Joanna Kakissis reports from Leros.
The search continues for a mystery submarine sighted over the weekend in Swedish waters. Russia has denied involvement and accused the Dutch. The Dutch, too, say it wasn't theirs. The region remains on edge.