Russian President Vladimir Putin has held talks with his Syrian counterpart Bashar Assad, the Kremlin has revealed. Assad thanked Russia for its support in "fighting terrorism in Syria."
Go to article
Exploratory talks between Germany's conservatives, Greens and Free Democrats have failed after the latter's withdrawal. The collapse of this coalition option was a necessity, political scientist Christian Hacke tells DW.
Preliminary coalition talks collapsed between Chancellor Merkel and potential partners over the weekend. After speaking with President Steinmeier, Merkel said she was ready to lead her party to fresh elections.
Almost unanimous in where to lay blame, Germany's press was divided on what should follow the coalition talks' collapse.
In this special edition of Quadriga, DW speaks with journalists Werner Sonne, Alan Posner and Ulrike Herrmann about the political crisis.
Trump says the US will redesignate North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism, calling it "a long overdue step."
Why is Pyongyang lavishing millions on "nuclear missile-capable submarines"? Julian Ryall reports.
Rights lawyer Jiang Tianyong has been handed a two-year jail term on the charge of "inciting subversion of state power." The verdict is the latest in a crackdown on activism that international critics fear is worsening.
British has pulled its candidate for a seat on the International Court of Justice, allowing a judge from India to fill the final place. Some analysts say the decision is proof of the UK's waning international influence.
Three US networks have suspended Charlie Rose and his interview show after eight women accused the prominent journalist of sexual harassment. Rose has apologized, though insisted not all the allegations are accurate.
The White House has asked the US Supreme Court to allow Donald Trump's latest travel ban to take full effect. Earlier, Washington said it was ending a temporary residency permit program for nearly 60,000 Haitians.
Prosecutors have opened a probe into expressions of racism at a far-right march in Warsaw earlier this month. Some fear the surge in support for the far-right shows that their ideas are seeping into mainstream discourse.
Rights advocate Amnesty International accuses the Myanmar government of imposing an apartheid regime. Since violence broke out in August, over 600,000 Rohingya have so far fled the country's western Rakhine state.
The United States Department of Justice has filed an antitrust lawsuit to prevent AT&T and Time Warner from completing an $85 billion merger. Some fear the move may be politically motivated.
Nebraska regulators have approved an alternative route for the disputed TransCanada Keystone XL pipeline. Opponents are likely to challenge the decision and take the case to the state's Supreme Court.
Argentina's navy says a second set of undersea noises, detected by sonar, did not come from a missing submarine. The vessel, with 44 crew members on board, reported a breakdown last week and then disappeared.
Zimbabwe's ruling ZANU-PF party will launch impeachment proceedings against President Robert Mugabe on Tuesday, according to a government source. The 93-year-old leader has ignored a deadline to step down.
Europe's highest court has ordered Poland to stop logging immediately in its primeval Bialowieza forest. It includes one of the largest surviving parts of a forest that covered the European plain about 10,000 years ago.
In a Brexit-related move, officials have decided where to relocate the European Medicines Agency, the EU's drug agency. The decision, plus the relocation of the EBA banking agency, will affect many UK-based employees.
Lawmakers have drafted a new law to punish "political commentators and intellectuals" for defaming historical symbols. Egypt has witnessed a widening crackdown on free expression with fresh arrests and raids.
Hardly anyone could have imagined that Germany's coalition talks would collapse. So, where do we go from here?
Coming up at 08:30 UTC: Global 3000
Brexit hasn't even happened and already Brussels is dividing up the post-divorce spoils. Meanwhile, hypocrisy remains rampant in British politics and Russia sends its love to Theresa May.
The Indian government has introduced an unprecedented online condom distribution service to improve their utility.
A ruling party official has offered a large bounty to anyone who "beheaded" its lead star and the director.
Police in Berlin have arrested a man after recovering stolen diaries and other items belonging to ex-Beatle John Lennon.
People who suffered under Ratko Mladic are awaiting the verdict from his trial at the Hague Tribunal with bated breath.
Youth unemployment remains a major modern-day concern, say ILO officials.
Some of the squishy creatures can live for hundreds of years — if we let them.
Kevin Stotz tells DW about the challenges of working in China and the country's chances of becoming a footballing power.
© 2017 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version