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.
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The EU's top court has found Germany guilty of failing to combat high levels of nitrate in groundwater. The ruling means that the European Commission has the option to propose fines against Germany.
Sara Netanyahu, the wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, has been charged with fraud and breaches of trust. Netanyahu had been the focus of a long investigation into misuse of state funds.
Activists say Donald Trump's reversal on separating families does little to help the thousands of children forcibly removed from their parents — the damage has already been done. Clare Richardson reports from San Diego.
Druids and pagans, alongside some 9,500 other visitors, flocked to Stonehenge to celebrate the summer solstice at the ancient stone monument. The longest day of the year offers a rare chance to go inside the site.
The Turkish government accuses leftwing politician Andrej Hunko of supporting the Kurdistan Workers' Party. The group has been labeled a terrorist organization by the EU and the US.
A raft of retaliatory tariffs from the European Union on US products will come into effect on June 22. The EU's list of targets reads like a summary of emblematic American exports, including motorbikes and jeans.
The US-China trade row has seen carmakers worrying about their exports to the world's second-largest economy. German auto manufacturers are particularly concerned and suggest removing industry tariffs completely.
In China's Muslim-majority Xinjiang region, there have been reports of "reeducation" camps where over 200,000 "suspects" are being held. DW spoke with researcher Adrian Lenz about the veracity of the reports.
New Zealand Prime Minister Ardern has given birth to her first child after being admitted to hospital on Thursday. She is the second world leader to bear a child while in office.
Workers and farmers who supply food to German supermarkets often face abuse and exploitation, Oxfam has said in a report. When it comes to fair trade, German retailers rank worse than their UK or Dutch counterparts.
As lenders decide on Greece’s post-bailout future, some say it may not differ much from its bailout present: targets, compliance and disbursements. DW talked with Alexander Kritikos, an expert on Greek political-economy.
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.
A common EU asylum policy before next week's summit? Some say that would require a miracle. German Chancellor Merkel could seek bilateral solutions, but that is no easy task either. Bernd Riegert reports from Brussels.
As well as a feast of football, the World Cup always turns up some bizarre promotional tie-ins, but few as odd as this. Burger King has apologized for offering cash and burgers to women impregnated by World Cup players.
Pakistani politician Imran Khan could become the country's next premier after the July 25 vote, but his stance against the US' role in Afghanistan could be a hurdle in the Trump administration's dealings with Islamabad.
China is "one of the most restrictive economies in the world," concluded a recent survey by the EU Chamber of Commerce in China. The chamber's president tells DW about European firms' challenges in doing business there.
German police wanted to test how many people would stop to help to blood-soaked actresses trapped in a car. Police said they were shocked by how few people were ready to come to the rescue.
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President Macron's plans to get deprived suburbs back on track are so far falling short of expectations. His actions have even had a negative impact on many NGOs working in these areas. Lisa Louis reports from Le Mans.
Reporter Julieth Gonzalez Theran was sexually harassed while broadcasting live from the World Cup in Russia. Bundesliga referee Bibiana Steinhaus has described the incident as "unacceptable."
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.
The sunshine of Sochi might be an instigator of change for Germany. However, the members of this Germany team know that a response will have to come from them. Both Oliver Bierhoff and Thomas Müller have said as much.
Following one of the worst periods of violence in Gaza since the 2014 war, what has been the role of Hamas in the bloodshed? Did the group deliberately provoke Israel? Tim Sebastian meets a senior Hamas official.
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.
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.
The German government no longer sees any reason to delay deportations of rejected Afghan asylum-seekers, although the situation in Afghanistan remains unstable. DW meets a man who may have to return to the country his family was forced to flee.
To underline World Refugee Day, here are 10 people who pursued their musical dream after fleeing persecution or conflict and became world famous, from Freddy Mercury to M.I.A.
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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