The widow of a US soldier killed in Niger has criticized Donald Trump over last week's condolence call, prompting a fresh rebuttal from the president. The Pentagon has said it would seek to provide answers in the death.
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Cristiano Ronaldo has been named the best male player of 2017, beating Lionel Messi to the top spot. Other notable winners were Zinedine Zidane, as coach of the year, and Lieke Martens, winner of the top female prize.
New York's top prosecutor has announced a civil rights probe into The Weinstein Co. following allegations of sexual assault against its co-founder. Prosecutors have requested the studio's harassment complaint records.
Russia is on edge as the controversial historical drama premieres. DW's Juri Rescheto in Saint Petersburg explains why attacks have dogged Aleksei Utichel's film and why the response has been too little, too late.
Nicaragua has agreed to join the Paris climate agreement, leaving only the US and Syria outside the global pact. As the world gears up for the next climate talks in Bonn, questions surround Washington's plans.
US regulators have approved a fix for emissions systems in 38,000 Volkswagen AG 3.0-liter vehicles. The decision means the German carmaker won't have to buy the vehicles back, potentially saving more than $1 billion.
The "Islamic State" went on a killing spree for weeks in a town in Syria's central Homs province ahead of its retreat, according to a Syrian official. The killings raise fears of more revenge attacks as IS loses ground.
The EU has pledged €30 million as the UN holds a fundraising conference to aid Rohingya Muslims who have fled Myanmar. More than 600,000 Rohingya have escaped to Bangladesh amid persecution at home.
Tatyana Felgenhauer, a well-known journalist for Russia's top independent radio station, has been stabbed in the throat by an attacker who burst into her studio. Felgenhauer is in an induced coma in hospital.
The secretary of state made a short visit to Afghanistan to discuss the new US policy in South Asia. He told Afghan leaders he was open to peace with the Taliban if they accepted military defeat.
The Catalan parliament will meet Thursday to decide how to respond after Spain announced unprecedented measures to stop secession. A Catalan spokesman says the EU will lose credibility if Madrid imposes direct rule.
A Spanish tourist was shot and killed by military police in Rio de Janeiro after the car she was travelling in failed to stop at a police checkpoint. An investigation is being launched into the incident.
The Czech government has said it will buy a pig farm at the site of a former Nazi concentration camp. A memorial to honor the hundreds of Roma victims who lost their lives at the camp is to go up in the farm's place.
Turkey has expressed frustration at Germany's lack of movement on extradition requests after a failed coup.
A federal court has refused arrest warrants for imams accused of spying for Turkey's government in Germany.
As aides and reporters battled on Twitter over leaks from a Brexit dinner between UK Prime Minister Theresa May and the EU's Jean-Claude Juncker, British business lobbies called on their government to provide clarity.
On Tuesday, parliament will convene for the first time in decades with a far-right party. But the Alternative for Germany is already in 14 state legislatures — so what can we expect from the AfD in Berlin?
A fight is brewing over an EU plan to stop companies from hiring cheap Eastern European workers for short-term jobs in Western Europe. But what could a solution look like — policymakers are divided over the issue.
Retail giant Amazon has said it has received over 200 applications from cities and regions to host its second headquarters. It confirmed tax breaks would be a decisive factor in deciding which location to choose.
Czech billionaire Andrej Babis' election win has sparked widespread warnings of a shift to the right in Eastern Europe.
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The wolf management authority wants to put down six wolf-labrador dogs, sparking an outcry from puppy lovers. The hybrids threaten the genetic future of the resurgent wolf population.
According to a new study, 21 percent of German children and their families live in permanent poverty. Such kids are excluded from lives that many of their peers take for granted.
The US Environmental Protection Agency has canceled a talk on global warming by three of its scientists in what activists fear is its latest attack on climate action.
Cologne's city planners have proposed a pilot program that could alter a major north-south thoroughfare for cars. It's a nod toward cyclists that critics say literally doesn't go far enough.
Islamabad aims to restrict the movement of militants, but experts say the fence alone won't solve the problem.
Tourism in Berlin is booming. But not everybody is happy about it. Too many parties, too much waste, people groan.
Young adventurers explore abandoned buildings in Kyiv.
Many Britons have made their home in France. Brexit could leave them with big problems.
There are dozens of illegal landfills in Romania.
Greece's tax inspectors are battling massive evasion and fraud.
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