Inside Story

Is NATO still relevant?

Divisions threaten to overshadow 70th birthday celebrations of world's largest military alliance.

Inside Story

Can Germany's Angela Merkel save her grand coalition?

Social Democrats elect new leaders, putting at risk the chancellor's coalition government.

Germany

Ruling German coalition in question after SPD elects new leaders

Critics of coalition with Chancellor Merkel's conservatives are chosen as new leaders of junior partner party.

Ruling German coalition in question after SPD elects new leaders

Germany

Germany's far-right AfD picks new leaders amid protests

Tino Chrupalla, a legislator from Saxony, will lead Germany's largest opposition party with Joerg Meuthen.

Germany's far-right AfD picks new leaders amid protests

Europe

Germany's far-right AfD to pick new leaders as hardliners rise

Third-biggest bloc in parliament could pick as leader a candidate who recently railed about 'Islamisation of the West'.

Germany's far-right AfD to pick new leaders as hardliners rise

AJ Impact

Former Freshfields lawyer arrested over German tax scam: Sources

This is the first arrest relating to a widespread phantom trading fraud that Germany estimates cost it more than $5.5bn.

Former Freshfields lawyer arrested over German tax scam: Sources

AJ Impact

NATO signs $1bn deal with Boeing to upgrade AWACS recon planes

Transatlantic alliance invests in using important surveillance aircraft through 2035, while also acquiring new drones.

NATO signs $1bn deal with Boeing to upgrade AWACS recon planes

Europe

'Priceless' jewels stolen in Germany's Green Vault museum heist

Thieves break into one of the world's oldest museums, making off with three 'priceless' sets of 18th-century jewellery.

Europe

Lebanese businessman to donate Hitler's top hat to Israeli group

Abdallah Chatila says he bought Nazi items at a Munich auction to stop them from falling into the hands of neo-fascists.

Lebanese businessman to donate Hitler's top hat to Israeli group

Europe

'Priceless' jewels stolen in Germany's Green Vault museum heist

Thieves break into one of the world's oldest museums, making off with three 'priceless' sets of 18th century jewellery.

'Priceless' jewels stolen in Germany's Green Vault museum heist

The Bottom Line

Transcript: Is Trump turning Pentagon into a protection racket?

Read the full transcript of our debate on whether Trump's strategy is making the military look like a mercenary force.

AJ Impact

Germany narrowly avoids recession

Shoppers helped grow the German economy by 0.1 percent in the past three months.

Germany avoids recession - just

Europe

Leading German medic stabbed to death during lecture

Fritz von Weizsaecker was a highly respected physician, specialising in internal medicine and gastroenterology.

Son of former German president stabbed to death in Berlin

Austria

House Hitler was born in to become a police station

New use will ensure house can 'never again evoke the memory of National Socialism', Austria's interior minister says.

House Hitler was born in to become a police station

Turkey

Turkey deports suspected German and British ISIL members

Turkey begins to deport ISIL suspects, as western countries deliberate what to do with them and their families.

Turkey deports suspected German and British ISIL members