Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou called his country a "sinking ship" as he requested a $56 billion bailout today. But Germany, which is key to any aid package, still isn't convinced that a Greece bailout is absolutely necessary.
Public schools in Germany must offer religion classes, and pilot courses in Islam are now being offered in addition to established programs in Judaism, Catholicism, and Protestantism.
Was attorney general Eric Holder's visit to Berlin last week a 'diplomatic begging tour'?
The attack follows a school shooting just a month ago.
Europeans, who have long pushed to close the controversial facility, are hesitant to take some of its inmates.
This weekend, more than 50 elected officials of Turkish descent meet to spur wider political participation among the country's 2.7 million Turkish residents.