The French government has said it will go ahead with a 4-billion-euro share issue for state-controlled electricity firm EDF. The move will help finance the construction of two controversial nuclear reactors in the UK.
Government heads in Bavaria, the scene of two attacks by asylum-seekers, want rapid expulsions of rejected asylum applicants and tough oversight of migrant hostels. Premier Horst Seehofer says his region is deeply hurt.
A religious march had been banned from Ukraine's capital after authorities found live grenades near the planned route. Previously, Ukrainian nationalists harassed the Orthodox worshipers, calling them "agents of Moscow."
Police in France have detained two new suspects in connection with the Bastille Day attack in Nice. Authorities have still been trying to find out if the attacker had logistical support.
Monsoon rains have forced over 100,000 people into relief camps and left many more stranded in their homes, with floods cutting off roads and telephone lines. At least seven people have been killed in northeast India.
This year might prove to be the deadliest for Mediterranean crossings since the refugee crisis began. The International Organizatino for Migration (IOM) says that the death rate has risen significantly compared to 2015.
Police have confirmed that a patient shot a doctor at a clinic in Berlin before killing himself. The doctor has died as a result of his injuries, but police said there are no signs the shooting was linked to terrorism.
DW spoke to Klaus Hurrelmann, author of the German foreword to a book on US school killings found in the Munich gunman's possession. He explains how shooting sprees can be prevented.
Turkish Airlines, a co-sponsor of European soccer's 2016 contest, has sacked 211 employees for misconduct, including links to the movement allegedly behind last week's failed coup. Arrest warrants issued for journalists.
Daimler's ride-hailing Mytaxi and British rival Hailo are willing to merge as both companies take on US-based Uber. The new entity will operate in over 50 cities to become Europe's largest taxi network.
Several people were taken hostage by two men with knives in a Catholic church in the Normandy region of France. A priest was killed and another hostage badly wounded. The assailants had since been "neutralized."
A court in Potsdam has sentenced Silvio S. to life imprisonment for the murders of two young boys. The suspect kidnapped the two boys, one German and one a refugee, before sexually assaulting and murdering them.
Police in Bangladesh have raided an Islamist hideout and killed nine militants who were planning a major attack, officials say. A survivor claimed the group was part of the "IS," but officials reject the link.
Police in Somalia say a suicide bomber killed several people in an attack near Mogadishu's airport and peacekeeping base. Militant group al-Shabab is suspected of carrying out the attack.
The prime minister of Australia has ordered a high-level inquiry into alleged abuse at juvenile detention centers. The country's public broadcaster aired footage of teenagers being tear-gassed, stripped and shackled.
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British energy giant BP's second-quarter figures speak volumes about how hard the firm has been hit by low oil prices. But more charges arising from a 2010 oil spill disaster have also taken their toll.
Turkish President Erdogan has accused the European Union of not keeping financial promises made in March's refugee deal. The leader has also said the Turkish people want the death penalty restored and have the final say.
Hillary Clinton needs this to be the week she moves from clashes with Bernie to warfare with Trump. But then Wikileaks intervened. What does it all mean for Project Unity? Richard Walker reports from Philadelphia.
Russian 800-meter runner Yulia Stepanova has appealed her ban from competing at the Olympics, saying it was based on incorrect information. The athlete helped expose the Russian doping system.
MPs say the deportation of failed asylum seekers must be sped up following the Ansbach suicide bombing. The Syrian man who detonated an explosive-packed rucksack had been refused permission to stay in Germany.
After a turbulent show of Republican disunity last week, this week the Democrats take their turn in Philadelphia. But the convention comes on the heels of several embarrassments for the party.
Only seven of 22 heads of state attended the conference, held in Mauritania for the first time. The lack of leaders led to the event being cut to just one day.
Solar Impulse 2 has become the first sun-powered, fuel-free aircraft to circle the globe. Pilot Bertrand Piccard was at the controls as the aircraft returned to Abu Dhabi after completing a 42,000 kilometer journey.
A car bomb has gone off in an upmarket area of the Syrian capital, wounding several people - the state news agency says. Diplomats are due to attempt to revive stalled peace talks in Geneva on Tuesday.
The suspect in a stabbing spree had been hospitalized earlier this year after saying severely disabled people should be euthanized. The attack is the worst mass killing to hit Japan in years.
A court in the Republic of Congo has sentenced an opposition leader to two years in prison. Paulin Makaya said he will appeal, while Amnesty calls him a prisoner of conscience.
The 18-year-old from Munich who killed ten people including himself used a reactivated prop gun bought illegally online - apparently from Slovakia. Gun experts warn that reactivating such guns is far too easy.
A split in Germany's populist AfD party over anti-Semitic allegations looks set to mend itself. AfD co-leader Jörg Meuthen says he hopes two factions in his state, Baden-Württemberg, will agree to reunite.
Spain has recorded its first case of a baby born with the microcephaly birth defect associated with the Zika virus. The mother was diagnosed in May and decided to keep the baby. It is the first such case in Europe.
The historic Democratic Party national convention kicks off Monday in Philadelphia amid a new email scandal. The leak has raised questions about whether the Kremlin is trying to sway the vote in Donald Trump's favor.
A 48-year-old Iraqi man has been arrested on charges of possessing explosives in Poland. The arrest in Lodz comes just days ahead of Pope Francis' visit to Poland for World Youth Day.
By leaving the EU, Northern Ireland faces new border issues with the Republic of Ireland. On her first visit to the province, the UK's new prime minister sought to calm fears of a return to the "Troubles."
Salman Khan has been found not guilty after being accused of killing endangered species. This is the second major court win for Khan is less than a year.
A video alluding to the Islamic State militia has been found by police on the mobile phone of the bomber in Ansbach, says Bavaria's interior minister. Joachim Herrmann says the Syrian was a rejected asylum-seeker.
Over a dozen people have been killed in Iraq after a suicide bomber struck a crowded checkpoint in a Shiite town. The militant Sunni "Islamic State" group claimed responsibility while further blasts struck Baghdad.
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