On June 5, US officials joined world diplomats wading out into the Potomac estuary to replant seagrass in a telling gesture.
From waves of dinghies setting off from Libya to the appearance of privately-funded rescue ships, the face of the Mediterranean migration crisis has changed greatly over recent years.
Driven back by police batons and snarling dogs, or beaten and robbed by smugglers, migrants caught in Serbia have regularly been victims of violence.
Petra Vogel is exactly the kind of voter in the sights of Social Democrats set on unseating German Chancellor Angela Merkel in September's elections.
Britain's intelligence expertise may be "too precious" to use as a bargaining tool in the upcoming Brexit talks, experts say.
What does it mean to be German? A minister close to Chancellor Angela Merkel has kicked off a divisive election-year debate about cultural identity.