Chinese officials have evacuated more than 100,000 people and recalled tens of thousands of fishing boats into port. Megi had hit Taiwan, leaving hundreds of people injured and three million temporarily without power.
The former Israeli President and three-time prime minister had suffered a major stroke two weeks ago. He was the last surviving founding father of the state of Israel.
Police have shot and killed a 29-year-old resident at a refugee home in Berlin. The incident followed an argument about alleged child abuse.
US President Barack Obama has nominated Jeffrey DeLaurentis to serve as the first ambassador to Cuba in more than 50 years. The career diplomat's nomination still has to be approved by the US Senate.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has been petitioned by prominent women from 38 countries to bring a permanent peace to end the Korean War. The conflict ended in 1953 with an armistice, not a peace treaty.
State assets, including water and electricity utilities, are to be transferred to a new asset fund created by international creditors. The plans have sparked demonstrations and public sector strikes across the country.
The US has upped its aid to Syria by $400 million (356 million euros) amid calls for the wounded to be removed from Aleppo. The Syrian regime's latest offensive has left 13 more people dead.
The procedure was carried out in Mexico, outside of US regulatory frameworks. Doctors had used a new method combining DNA from three people to prevent the baby from inheriting a fatal disease.
New Delhi has pulled out of a key regional summit in Pakistan amid renewed tension between the two neighbors over Kashmir. An Indian army base in the disputed region was attacked earlier this month.
Trump has said he won the first presidential debate after a number of online polls determined him the winner. But, as DW's Social Media team found out, most voters were strident Trump supporters.
Police presence in the eastern German city has been boosted following Monday's blasts at a mosque and convention center. The attack came less than a week before celebrations take place to mark Germany's reunification.
Switzerland's lower house has approved the draft bill by just a single vote. The vote could prove to be just symbolic, however, as a nationwide ban remains far from coming into force.
Israel's last remaining founding father, Shimon Peres, is in critical condition, a source has said. The 93-year-old former president suffered a stroke while in hospital two weeks ago.
The Chinese Foreign Ministry has said it opposes the US' "long-arm jurisdiction" over Chinese firms. This follows closely after an agreement between the US and China to investigate the Hongxiang industrial firm.
Chancellor Angela Merkel says she doubts whether a no-fly zone can be enforced amid the latest violence in Syria. Regime forces say they've taken control of another rebel-held district of Aleppo.
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Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said he will not run in next year's presidential election. The Supreme Leader of Iran, Ali Khamenei, had opposed Ahmadinejad's candidacy.
Germany's Conference on Islam is marking its 10th year. It aims to increase understanding between Muslims and German authorities. Critics, however, have called it misguided and point to heightened tension across Europe.
British Defense Minister Michael Fallon has vowed to veto all EU plans for increased military cooperation that could interfere with NATO. The UK is due to begin its departure from the EU within a matter of months.
The ICC has sentenced a member of the Ansar Dine Islamist group to 9 years in prison for destroying historical buildings in Timbuktu, Mali, marking the first time it has ruled on a crime related to cultural artifacts.
A new report from human rights group Amnesty International has accused Budapest of allowing police to abuse refugees. It also suggested that the government has purposely made applying for asylum difficult.
Citizens of the former Soviet republic have voted in favor of constitutional changes extending President Ilham Aliyev's grip on power. Rights groups said the referendum was a ploy to consolidate Aliyev's family's rule.
A strong performance against Trump confirmed that it's Clinton's election to lose, experts tell DW after the debate. They went into the discussion with a different set of goals and challenges with mixed results.
The two bombs targeted a mosque and an interational convention center. The explosions came just hours after the latest anti-Islam PEGIDA march.
Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton have clashed in their first presidential debate. The heated contest covered topics ranging from trade to race relations and cyber security.
NASA says its Hubble Space Telescope has spotted evidence of water plumes erupting from the surface of Jupiter's moon Europa. Astronomers hope the finding will help them learn more about a massive underground ocean.
Colombia's government and the FARC rebel group have signed a historic peace accord to end a five-decade war that has killed around 220,000 people. President Santos hailed the agreement as a 'new dawn for Colombia.'
The temporary suspension could become permanent if the peace deal between the Colombian government and the rebel group is successful. President Juan Santos and FARC leaders were to sign a historic peace accord on Monday.
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