On Aug. 13, 1961, East German workers began erecting the infamous Berlin Wall, which would separate the city in two halves for more than 28 years. Take a look at what's left of the wall nearly two decades after its fall.
European Union leaders meeting in Brussels have agreed on a new target for the reduction of greenhouse gases by 2030. Members also reached a deal on increasing the proportion of renewable energy used.
The European Union president has named Christos Stylianides to coordinate the bloc's fight against the Ebola virus. Stylianides has said he hopes to go to West Africa to learn more about the outbreak.
The supervisory board of Germany's Karstadt department store chain has announced the closure of several stores across the country is inevitable. It also appointed the retailer's new CEO.