A ceasefire and further prisoner swaps are among the items on the agenda at the summit in Paris.
Germany's SPD elects new leftist leadership - raising doubts about the future of ruling coalition
Germany on Saturday marked the 30th anniversary of the opening of the Berlin Wall, a pivotal moment in the events that brought down Communism in eastern Europe.
The fall of the Berlin Wall on 9 November, 1990, triggered a process that would see East and West Germany reunified as one country a year later. But today only 38 per cent of Germans in the former East feel that reunification has been successful.
This Saturday marks the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin wall, a historical turning point which changed Germany, Europe and the world.
Angela Merkel has said the French president was overreacting.
Tesa Arcilla is joined by politicians and journalists to discuss the major political issues that are defining and dividing Europe today.
Britain's government plans an emergency session of parliament on October 19 — its first Saturday sitting in 37 years — despite pessimism at finding a Brexit deal.
If the European Commission - and foreign policy chief Josep Borrell in particular - would have the EU assume a more active role in world affairs, they will be presented with a host of difficult choices, few of them black or white. Take, for example, the question of Iran.
Germany's so-called climate cabinet to meet on Friday to come up with concrete climate change legislation, to coincide with the call for a day of global climate strike.
Germany, Europe’s biggest economy, could well be the first major industrial power to fall in a global recession, triggering a Far Right victory that could have a domino effect across the EU.
Merkel, allies weather far-right surge in German state elections
"It is possible these two results shake up the political system nationwide. But if the SBD stays in power in Bradenburg and the CDU stays in power in Saxony, this could be, as we say in German, a storm in a water bottle (storm in a teacup)."
For Macron, the G7 summit held on his home turf, appeared to be the latest, well-calculated move to position himself as the European leader.
The German Chancellor wants to her Britain's proposals for an alternative to the backstop in a possible sign of compromise with Boris Johnson.
Boris Johnson is to visit Berlin and Paris this week on his first foreign trips as the UK's new prime minister.
The meeting comes after environmentalists in Iceland laid a commemorative plaque on the site of a Glacier on Sunday that had been declared dead. The Okjökull glacier had existed for 700 years and was Iceland's first glacier to disappear.
Formed out of the bloodshed of World War One, Germany's first democratic experiment was overcome by Adolf Hitler's Nazis.
Angela Merkel paid tribute to Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg who was executed for his part in the plot to assassinate the Nazi leader and end the war in 1944
Von der Leyen finished her meetings with political groups in Brussels, but it's unclear if she will win the absolute majority of votes in Strasbourg. In other news, Angela Merkel decided to change protocol to prevent her from shaking. All this and more in the State of the Union.
Three shaking bouts in under a month have sparked concerns for the health and well-being of German Chancellor Angela Merkel. But has the subsequent media coverage really been necessary?
The German chancellor has rekindled concerns for her health after she was seen shaking during her meeting with Finnish Prime Minister Antti Rinne.
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel was again seen shaking as she met President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, her second such bout within two weeks
A German far-right suspect confessed to killing a pro-immigration politician, Interior Minister Horst Seehofer said on Wednesday.
No deal could be found on the race for EU top jobs. The leaders will meet again on June the 30th to continue the negotiations.