Anxieties that some Syrian refugees in Germany have ties to radical organizations have surfaced in recent years. A German court sentenced one asylum-seeker for crimes committed in Syria.
Hurricane Maria, the second megastorm to hit the Caribbean this month, has made landfall in Puerto Rico after pummeling the islands of Dominica and Guadeloupe. Several people are dead and thousands are without power.
After years of talks and negotiations, 51 countries are ready to sign the Nuclear Weapon Ban Treaty. Not a single country with nuclear weapons is expected to be among them.
You earn money in one currency, but took out a major loan in another. What happens if the bet backfires: your currency dips and you can't service the debt? The ECJ has ruled that the bank should have clearly warned you.
Advocacy groups in Germany want the next government to incorporate the rights of children and teens into the country's constitution. They say failure to protect younger generations could have dangerous results.
Kenya's Supreme Court has delivered scathing criticism of the election board's conduct during last month's botched presidential vote. The opposition claims the poll was manipulated to help President Kenyatta win.
The disenchanted Christian Democrat and the business-savvy political novice. How Alexander Gauland and Alice Weidel, respectively, became the far-right nationalist candidates in Germany's election.
Germany has been "overrun by Arabs, Sinti and Roma" states an email written by the AfD's Alice Weidel. If real, the email has sullied Weidel's image as her party's more moderate voice.
Spanish police have conducted raids on Catalan regional government offices and arrested at least 12 people. Madrid is cracking down on unauthorized Catalan plans to hold an independence referendum on October 1.
A neo-Nazi who then became a radical Islamist faces trial in Germany over alleged plans to bomb police and soldiers. Three other defendants stand accused of aiding and abetting the plans.
US First Lady Melania Trump has threatened to sue a language school in Croatia after it used her image in their marketing. The billboards poked fun at Trump, a native of Slovenia, and her heavily accented English.
Speaking at the UN, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has warned Iraqi Kurds to call off an independence referendum. Nearly all countries including the US and Iran oppose the vote — though Israel supports the idea.
Donald Trump's ex-campaign head has called for an investigation into leaks after a CNN report that he was the target of an FBI wiretapping probe. Paul Manafort resigned from Trump's campaign amid reports of Moscow ties.
UK police have arrested two further suspects in relation to the London subway attack in Newport, Wales. This takes the total number of arrests to five, including one suspect collared a day ago.
Scores of people are dead after Mexico City and its surrounding areas were rocked by a 7.1 magnitude earthquake. Buildings around the capital have collapsed, leaving many trapped, injured or dead.
The CDU’s Jens Spahn has caused a stir with his opinion about English speakers in Berlin. In an editorial for Die Zeit, a German weekly, he writes that too much English in Berlin is a sign of provinciality, not worldliness.
Activists around the world are fighting to protect Poland's Białowieża Forest, as authorities continue to fell trees despite an EU injunction to stop. Who will win the fight for Europe's last primeval woodland?
Many young US immigrants have gone on a fast against President Trump's decision to scrap DACA.
A postal survey will start in two days to decide if the issue will go to parliament.
Let’s make the best out of the diesel scandal and clean things up around here. Let’s finally ban cars from our cities.
The former head of the UKIP and Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage attended an election rally of the far-right AfD party.
More than one hundred thousand Rohingyas have fled Myanmar after a military crackdown.
It's been two years since Angela Merkel's surprise move to allow hundreds of thousands of refugees to apply for asylum.
An image of a young Yemeni girl to open her eyes despite her multiple injuries has gone viral.
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Should the Russia probe prove collusion between Moscow and Trump's campaign, Hillary Clinton would consider contesting the 2016 election results. She has admitted, however, there's little legal room for such a challenge.
A 7.1 magnitude earthquake in central Mexico has killed at least 226 people, including more than 20 children at a collapsed primary school. The death toll is likely to mount as rescue crews claw through rubble.
After pounding the Caribbean island of Dominica, Hurricane Maria has gathered strength as it nears Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. The hurricane is the second maximum-strength storm to hit the region this month.
A refugee family living in a shelter has given Berlin police a bag containing 14,000 euros found on the U-Bahn. The elderly owner had forgotten the cash-filled bag.
A Russian court has denied a request to release files on the fate of Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg. He saved thousands of Jews in Nazi-occupied Hungary before his arrest and forced disappearance by Soviet agents.
A federal judge has ruled that three former University of Virginia students were defamed in a 2014 article about campus rape. The article was later retracted when it appeared the alleged victim had fabricated the story.
Stanislav Petrov, a former Soviet military officer dubbed "the man who saved the world," has died. His split-second decision in 1983 averted unintended nuclear war.
In their first addresses to the UN General Assembly, the French and US presidents took markedly different stances on global cooperation. Trump stressed sovereignty and protectionism; Macron urged multilateral dialogue.
Authorities in Flanders called it the "best preserved" find from the era. The bodies of all 23 crew members were found aboard the vessel, in a watery grave on the floor of the North Sea.
Roque M. had been tasked with surveilling Salafist organizations for the German domestic intelligence agency. But instead of protecting the public, he "regretfully" endangered it.
Norway's state-owned investment fund has reached the value of $1 trillion for the first time since its establishment in the 1990s, meaning that each citizen of the oil-rich country owns more than $200,000.
Russia's military has dismissed claims that a helicopter fired on civilians at the Zapad drills taking place near St. Petersburg, agency reports say. Video footage appeared to show the chopper shooting at bystanders.
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