A 50 year-old German man has been sentenced to life in prison for murdering a police officer. The man was allegedly a member of the Reichsbürger extremist group which rejects the legitimacy of the German state.
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As the number of Rohingya refugees soars, Monday's donor conference in Geneva aims to secure extra funding to provide urgently needed aid. DW spoke to UNOCHA's Jens Laerke about the global response to the problem.
The Catalan parliament will meet Thursday their response after Spain announced unprecedented measures to stop secession. A Catalan spokesman says the EU will lose credibility if Madrid imposes direct rule in the region.
A German lawmaker has criticized discrepancies in the reporting of right-wing sympathizers among the military's ranks. The identified extremists could use their military training to advance their cause, she warned.
Two days before the new Bundestag convenes, protesters called on the German government not to tolerate right-wing hatred. The message was clearly directed at the far-right Alternative for Germany party.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition is set for a two-thirds majority in Sunday's election, according to exit polls. Abe says his imminent task is to deal with the crisis over North Korea.
The Philippine defense secretary has said the last of the pro-'Islamist State' militants in the southern city of Marawi are "finished." The five-month battle against the group claimed more than 1,000 lives.
Russia has accused the US of "barbaric" bombardment of Raqqa, after US-backed forces took control of the city earlier this week. Forces on both sides are racing to reclaim land in Syria's oil-rich Deir el-Zour province.
The German army has restarted a training mission in Iraqi Kurdistan after a week pause. But the mission's continuation is in doubt due to conflict between the autonomous Kurdish region and Iraq.
The Green party has called for two vice chancellors as a condition for taking part in a three-way coalition government. Chancellor Angela Merkel's CDU continues talks with the Greens and the Free Democrats this week.
Argentinian President Mauricio Macri's center-right coalition is on track for a major victory in midterm elections. The election was viewed as a referendum on his economic reforms.
Voters in Lombardy and Veneto have overwhelmingly supported non-binding referendums seeking greater autonomy. Italy's wealthy north has long called for greater control over finances and security.
The EU Parliament's Brexit negotiator has called on the British premier to outline the trade deal she wants after the UK leaves the EU. He said many Brexiteers have refused to accept the realities of the exit.
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is released, claiming to be much better read after 20 days in detention.
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A fresh bid by the United Nations to resolve the Western Sahara dispute has taken former German President Horst Köhler to Algiers. The new UN envoy has already visited Morocco and refugee camps in southwest Algeria.
Meetings like the Rebranding Africa Forum bring together some of Africa's most vibrant and innovative young minds to discuss future challenges facing the continent. But when does the talking stop and the action begin?
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The title race is on in the Bundesliga, with Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund and RB Leipzig separated by a point. From coaching quips and comebacks to injury news and history makers, the best of the weekend is here.
Lewis Hamilton recovered from a poor start to win in Austin, but his main title rival Sebastian Vettel finished second to extend the title race. Hamilton will try to clinch the title again next weekend in Mexico.
A former doctor has revealed the massive extent of doping of Chinese Olympic athletes during the 1980s and 1990s. The whistleblower has claimed more than 10,000 athletes were doped in the state-backed program.
While praising Germany's openness toward refugees, the UN refugee agency UNHCR has called on newly elected German lawmakers to further improve the situation and prospects for refugees.
Though laws may forbid minors from marrying, forced premature matrimony remains a major issue for girls across the world. Many are condemned to lives of suffering.
Tourism in Berlin is booming. But not everybody is happy about it. Too many parties, too much waste, people groan.
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