A peaceful revolution, the fall of the Berlin Wall, reunification: Deutsche Welle's special traces Germany's ongoing path to unity.
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has pulled out of an EU summit to handle a political crisis back home. Rutte's government is in trouble after members of the junior partner in his coalition refused to back a health bill.
Deutsche Bank, Germany's biggest bank, bought up shares of Postbank, the bank with the largest number of local branches, in 2008-2012. Now it's reportedly considering a sale.
EU leaders have gathered in Brussels for a summit in which they hope to agree a long-term strategy on Russia. The leaders were also expected to back an investment plan aimed at spurring growth in the 28-member bloc.