Turkey's main opposition party is giving President Recep Tayyip Erdogan his biggest challenge in years. Can they win the election — and win back Brussels? Teri Schultz visits the CHP's EU headquarters.
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After footage of a Spanish-language DW World Cup correspondent being man-handled live on air caught international attention, the man in question contacted DW to apologize, saying he did not intend to touch her chest.
Eurozone finance ministers negotiated late into the night to bring an end to an eight-year bailout for Greece. Debt relief and a big cash payout will form part of a broad exit deal.
Italy is impounding a Dutch-flagged migrant rescue ship after the Netherlands denied to take responsibility for the vessel. It is operated by German NGO Mission Lifeline.
Albania is reportedly open to hosting reception centers for individuals seeking asylum in the EU. The plan could help keep embattled German Chancellor Angela Merkel in power and placate her hard-line interior minister.
Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic have called for the EU's border management agency to be strengthened. The Visegrad Group has pushed for hard-line policies on irregular migration to the EU.
The EU says plans to return migrants rescued at sea to detention centers in North Africa won't lead to inhumane conditions. Rights groups fear that refugees won't be treated with dignity, citing migrant camps in Libya.
Germany's migration policy debacle is also making waves among Africans online. To the big question facing Chancellor Angela Merkel – whether or not to shut the door on asylum-seekers – some Africans are saying 'Why not?'
Despite the threat of a trade war between the EU and US, goods slapped with tariffs only make up a small percentage of total trade between the two sides. DW looks at the US's trading relationship with the EU and Germany.
Sophia was trying to hitchhike from Leipzig airport to her hometown in Bavaria when she went missing. Friends and family have accused right-wing groups of instrumentalizing the case.
The US first lady has visited the Mexican border where children have been displaced by the country's immigration crisis. Her trip came a day after President Donald Trump agreed to stop splitting up families.
Dubbed Romania's most powerful politician, the ruling PSD party leader has been found guilty of abuse of office. Romania has struggled against a concerted campaign to change the country's anti-corruption laws.
In China's Muslim-majority Xinjiang region, there have been reports of "re-education" camps where over 200,000 "suspects" are being held. DW spoke with researcher Adrian Lenz about the veracity of the reports.
The death toll in Nicaragua keeps climbing after dialogue failed to halt a resurgence of government-led violence against protesters. The Nicaraguan clergy went to Masayato provide support to the locals.
The western lowland gorilla appeared in many documentaries showing her mastery of 1,000 words of sign language. On hearing of her death, fans took to social media to describe the impact she had on humanity.
Ante Rebic, Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic got the goals as Croatia turned Argentina's slow World Cup start into a minor disaster. Iceland could take Argentina's fate out of their hands tomorrow.
The detention of Taner Kilic is "emblematic of what is happening in Turkey today," said the head of Amnesty International. Thousands of people have been detained as part of an effort "to silence critical voices."
If you live in Germany, you might occasionally get the impression that the car industry in the country is embattled and under siege. Yet more German cars sell around the world than from any other country. Why?
Flying taxis are set to soar over Ingolstadt, Germany, as part of a project backed by the German government, Audi and Airbus. Hamburg is also working on incorporating drones as a mode of transport.
Trump's retreat from separating immigrant children from their parents is a small win that underscores a scary truth.
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Denmark and Australia have settled for a point apiece in Group C. Christian Eriksen gave the Danes an early lead with an impressive half-volley before Mile Jedinak equalized from the spot for the Socceroos.
One goal from Kylian Mbappe was enough in the end for France. Bringing Olivier Giroud into the attack brought more balance to the side, although their first-half showing was rather better than the second.
"This is a Moscow I don't know" has become the rallying cry of the Russian capital's residents since the World Cup started. The tournament has seemingly pressed pause on laws – and has changed the city's public space.
In an exclusive interview with DW, the ex-FBI director talks about the most challenging moments of his career. He told DW that Donald Trump's nature "actually increased my commitment to stay in my role" as FBI director.
French House music in Paris and flash mobs in Berlin: June 21 is Fete de la Musique. The night of free and spontaneous concerts is a tradition that was created in France in 1982.
Surveys in Europe and North America show a dramatic decline in the number of bugs buzzing around. Although global data are missing, many researchers are convinced this environmental disaster is happening worldwide.
It's the summer solstice in the northern hemisphere – the longest day of the year, but also the shortest night. That's a downer considering how great sleep is. So don't nod off 'til we tell you how to improve your z's.
In an attempt to combat his financial woes, trophies from tennis legend Boris Becker's personal property can be viewed in a London gallery before being auctioned off later this month.
A new report concludes that the damage already done by the Trump administration to the environment, and the US agency that regulates it, will result in 80,000 deaths each decade.
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