North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in started a historic meeting in the demilitarized zone. They will discuss Pyongyang's nuclear program and how to bring peace to the Korean Peninsula.
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The meeting between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in offers a chance for both leaders to build trust through open and honest talks, South Korean diplomat Keum Chang Rok tells DW.
As Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in prepare for their landmark meeting, the world's attention turns to the Korean Peninsula — a region with deep historical and cultural similarities but stark ideological differences.
Germany and the US remain close allies, but since the election of Donald Trump, disagreements have emerged on key policies. As Angela Merkel heads to Washington, DW takes a look at the most contentious issues.
The German and French defense ministers have appeared at an air show in Berlin to present a new European drone and fighter plane project. Previous joint ventures have ended as fiascoes.
NATO foreign ministers are due to meet in Brussels to discuss increasingly bitter relations with Russia. Tensions have led the United States to move back into an Icelandic air base it left more than a decade ago.
The family of Otto Warmbier has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against North Korea after he died with severe brain damage after spending 17 months in captivity. The suit came hours before North and South Korea meet.
At 2016's world-famous San Fermin festival in Pamplona, an 18-year-old was found half naked and crying. A court's decision not to charge a group of men with rape has sparked protests.
The 80-year-old comedian has been found guilty of aggravated indecent assault in a retrial of 2017 case. The verdict follows other celebrity sexual misconduct revelations that sparked the #MeToo movement.
The superstar Swedish DJ's shocking death at age 28 was mourned by fans and musicians around the world. Avicii's family has said the musician "really struggled with thoughts about meaning, life, happiness."
Panama Papers disclosures have generated an extra €140 million in tax revenues for Germany, according to research by three media outlets. And that's with many hundreds of other evasion cases still unresolved.
You're single with no kids and thinking about working in Germany? Move and your tax burden will be 15 percentage points higher than the average among rich-income countries, according to a new study.
Richard Grenell has become the new US ambassador to Germany after the US Senate confirmed his nomination. The confirmation comes a day before Chancellor Angela Merkel's visit to the White House.
Several Israeli teenagers have died after their group was hit by flash floods during a hiking trip near the Dead Sea. Israeli authorities have now mounted a large-scale search for survivors.
One year ago, a right-wing extremist German army officer was arrested on suspicion of terrorism, then it was discovered he was also leading a double life as a Syrian refugee. The case is anything but closed.
Across Germany, prisons are operating at or beyond capacity, according to a new survey. Researchers have warned against overcrowding prisons, saying they end up undermining their intended purpose.
With attacks on Jews in Germany increasing, DW spoke with renowned theologian, Reuven Firestone, about the complex relations between Islam and Judaism, and how Muslims and Jews could be brought closer together.
The discovery of a mummified body near a shrine south of Tehran has sparked speculation that it may be the remains of the founder of the Pahlavi dynasty, Reza Shah. The Iranian authorities are already in discredit mode.
German police said they had walked into a Japanese Shibari bondage training session and participants were "in a good mood." After being offered to join in, the officers "politely" declined.
Arsene Wenger's Arsenal reign looks likely to end on a sour note after 10-man Atletico Madrid grabbed a late equalizing away goal through Antoine Griezmann. Marseille made light work of Salzburg in the other semifinal.
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Russian businesses have been tasked with developing and building gas turbines in order to make up for lost imports.
After years of talk but no action from Poland's politicians, parents of disabled children are demanding more support.
Wildlife is moving to villages that were abandoned after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in 1986
Biologist Timothy Mousseau has spent years studying mutant animals in Chernobyl and Fukushima — with surprising results.
Indigenous women meet with banks to push for fossil fuel divestments as the UN releases a guideline for banks.
As Germany prepares for the closure of its last two hard coal mines, an exhibition looks back at the "Age of Coal."
Here are some of the works that could win on Friday a "Lola," as the German Film Awards are also known.
A rare footprint find could shed light on how ancient humans hunted large prey — possibly to extinction.
The Goliath birdeater can be ravenous but the biggest spider in the world has a softer side as well.
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