Germany's Free Democrats have called off coalition talks with Angela Merkel's CDU/CSU bloc and the Greens. FDP head Christian Lindner said that, after weeks of negotiations, the parties could not find a "basis of trust."
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Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe has defied widespread calls to quit as president, telling the nation he would "preside" over his party’s next congress. This follows his dismissal as ZANU-PF leader by its central committee.
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin has denied a request to pardon Elor Azaria, who is currently serving an 18-month prison sentence. Azaria was convicted of manslaughter after killing a wounded Palestinian attacker.
Presidential candidate Sebastian Pinera appears to be the favorite as Chileans head to the polls on Sunday. Many hope he can revive the country's failing economy.
Recent years saw an upswing in female leaders in the Americas, but the region seems set to return to macho culture after Chile's upcoming election. When Michele Bachelet leaves office, will others fill the void?
German Defense Minister von der Leyen has interpreted a rise in reports of sex abuse in the Bundeswehr as positive. She says it stems from the "atmosphere of openness" the army has tried to foster under her leadership.
The foreign ministers of Germany, Sweden and Japan have visited a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh. German representative, Sigmar Gabriel, says it is necessary that refugees go back to Myanmar and rebuild their lives.
Arab foreign ministers have slammed Iranian interference in the Middle East. Arab states sought to present a united front as regional rivalries in Yemen, Syria and Lebanon heat up.
While the "Islamic State" (IS) has lost most of its cities in Iraq and Syria, thousands of Yazidis it kidnapped are still missing. Activists say some are being hidden within IS families. Judit Neurink reports from Irbil.
All LGBTI gender events have been banned in Ankara, just days after authorities barred a German gay film festival. The governor’s office in the Turkish capital cited the need to “provide peace and security.”
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has announced an unspecified international deal to expel some 40,000 African asylum seekers from the country. The Israeli Cabinet also voted to shut down a migration center.
November 19, 2017, marks the 100th birth anniversary of ex-Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, whose consequential tenure at the helm means her legacy continues to shadow many current political debates in the country.
The top officer in charge of the US nuclear arsenal announced that he could refuse an order from President Donald Trump to launch nuclear weapons. The order would, however, need to be illegal.
Argentina's defense ministry has detected 'satellite calls' it believes came from the missing submarine. The ARA San Juan disappeared three days ago while on a routine mission.
As Poland shifts sharply to the right on sex education and women's reproductive rights, a feminist organization is fighting back with a campaign to get women talking. It's a start, one of SexEdPl's leaders tells DW.
For the first time in a decade — and for just three days — the Rafah border crossing is open under the auspices of the Palestinian Authority. It's an important step in the reconciliation deal between Hamas and Fatah.
Bayern Munich's defeat of Augsburg had special significance for head coach Jupp Heynckes. Elsewhere, Schalke seized upon a chance to go second, while Bremen picked up a first win of the season.
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His fashion brand was characterized by clear, simple lines, and Calvin Klein was second to none at marketing it. Today, the designer – who is celebrating his 75th birthday Sunday – lives quietly in New York.
Sunday is World Toilet Day. No invention has saved more lives. Still, 4.5 billion people live without functioning sanitation systems each day.
With three buses and 5,000 pieces of soap, Berlin reacts to the horrors of the war in Syria. But it's not for everyone.
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