Tortured asylum-seekers can claim subsidiary protection in Europe, if on return to their home countries adequate medical care would be withheld, says the European Court of Justice. The case involves a Sri Lankan.
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The head of Germany’s Central Council of Muslims has said anti-Semitism is sinful and must be tackled. His comments came after Chancellor Angela Merkel voiced concern about a "new phenomenon" of anti-Jewish sentiment.
Billions of dollars in remittances flowed to Africa in 2017. The money could go further if it wasn't more expensive to send money to Africa than anywhere else in the world, a new World Bank study finds.
Toronto police have identified the suspected driver of a van that ran into pedestrians in the Canadian city, killing at least 10 people. Several others are in critical condition. Officials are searching for a motive.
Street protests have forced the resignation of Armenian Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan, just days after he took up the post. The rapid turn of events could shake up Russia's interests in the region.
The robots are back, and they're even more networked. The possibilities of automation are growing as this year's Hanover industry fair shows, and more companies are collaborating on AI. Steven Beardsley reports.
During separate talks with President Donald Trump this week, Macron and Merkel will urge the US to stick to the Iran nuclear deal. In an interview with Fox News, the French leader warned there is no "Plan B."
Germany's under-equipped military, the Bundeswehr, wants to spend hundreds of millions on new weapons. Some of the money will go toward leasing drones from Israel, but first the government needs a new budget.
Alphabet, the parent company for Google, reported better-than-expected profits in the first quarter. Its first-quarter surge came on the back of strong ad sales and an accounting adjustment for investments in startups.
E-planes will be the future transport mode for short distances, says Josef Kallo from the German Aerospace Center.
The G7 is to examine more closely Russia's attempts to sow "doubt and confusion" abroad, Britain's foreign secretary has said. The announcement was made on the sidelines of a ministerial meeting in Canada.
Only one other EU country ranks higher according to the percentage of people who think income differences have grown too far. A majority of respondents in Germany also think they live in a country of equal opportunities.
German chancellor Angela Merkel says that letting in legal migrants from a UN program helps head off illegal migration. Her remarks were made before a meeting with UN High Commissioner on Refugees Filippo Grandi.
Indonesia's former speaker, Setya Novanto, initially tried to dodge anti-corruption investigators. He attracted global attention in 2015 when then US presidential candidate Donald Trump called him a "great man."
Jewish life is returning to Poland, but it’s a painstaking process – one that isn't made any easier by the current government’s policies on commemoration. Rina Soloveitchik pays a visit to a Jewish community in Warsaw.
Mexico's Interior Ministry has announced the arrest of a man in connection with the murder of a renowned journalist. Javier Valdez had been reporting on the country's drug war.
German car dealers active in the used vehicle market are reeling from the aftermath of the diesel emissions-cheating scandal, a new study has shown. Profit margins are going down fast as diesels are hard to sell.
A judge in Scotland said the video of a pug raising its paw to a Nazi phrase "contained menacing, anti-Semitic and racist material." The man responsible said he had intended the video to be a joke.
The passenger saved the healthy snack she was given on a plane for her onward flight. But her idea proved costly when she ran into US customs agents at the airport.
When individual council members would rather illegally accept money and gifts instead of fighting corruption, then there's no need for the Council of Europe anymore, says DW's Max Hofmann.
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The new addition to the royal family has arrived. Kate, Prince William's wife, gave birth to a baby boy, the couple's third child. The Duke of Cambridge was present for the birth.
Ethiopian treasures looted by the British Army in 1868 have all but escaped attention until now.
1,000 refugees, 3,000 Poles, Germans who've lost their country of birth: What do people in Görlitz see as "Heimat"?
Author Bernhard Schlink talks about identity and the controversial concept of "Leitkultur" — "German leading culture."
Certified coffee could secure the future of farmers in Nicaragua, making the program a reality is still a long way off.
Manchester City winger Sané has been named the English Professional Footballers' Association Young Player of the Year.
They risk everything for the truth. But what price do they pay for their revelations?
The Matritsa narrow-gauge railway is crucial to the survival of villages in the Caucasus Mountains.
Local politicians worry that homeless people might spoil Prince Harry and Meghan Markle‘s wedding.
Two of three women in Kosovo become victims of domestic violence.
Ibiza is using flamingos to campaign for more sustainability and polish the party island's image.
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