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.
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Right-wingers in Angela Merkel's coalition have slammed her eurozone budget deal with Emmanuel Macron over asylum policy. The criticism came as she attended a World Refugee Day event with her hardline interior minister.
Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and Bavaria's premier Markus Söder supported closing the EU's "external border." Söder said a failure to find a solution to migration would be "a problem for democracy" in Europe.
British MPs rejected a plan to strengthen parliament's power to intervene if no divorce deal is reached with Brussels. A rebellion by pro-EU MPs was averted after they were promised a "meaningful vote" on the outcome.
The Trump administration has yet again pulled the United States out of a major global body — this time the UN Human Rights Council. The move comes a day after the UNHRC criticized Trump's immigration policies.
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.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her French counterpart have vowed to introduce a single eurozone budget and emergency funding as part of far-reaching reforms. They also agreed to reduce the refugee flow to Europe.
The two-time ex-prime minister, who spent three years in jail for corruption, says she will run against Petro Poroshenko. Although she enjoys undying support in some quarters, many voters see her as part of the problem.
Germany, France and key European states will hold an informal meeting on Sunday to address migration. It comes as the EU shifts into overdrive to strike a migration deal ahead of a leaders summit on June 28-29.
One-in-five children have experienced stunted growth in North Korea, a sign of "chronic or recurrent malnutrition." But a UN study found that over the past decade, the country has witnessed a "slight" improvement.
The advertisement campaign showed migrants in life jackets as they were being rescued with Benetton's logo at the bottom. The Franco-German charity involved in the rescue has condemned the Italian clothing company.
Bankrupt German erotica chain Beate Uhse is to relaunch under the name "be you" following all deadlines for objections in its insolvency proceedings. A reduction in fixed overheads was a prerequisite for starting over.
Canada's Senate has passed a landmark law, known as the Cannabis Act, legalizing recreational marijuana use. Canadians will have to wait until September at the earliest, however, before they can buy the drug legally.
While Angela Merkel is locked in a bitter power struggle with her Bavarian allies, the third party in Germany's government has stayed quiet. But the Social Democrats are not above making populist noises on asylum policy.
A month-long operation in May recovered thousands of animals and tons of timber from smugglers and illegal loggers. The operation involved police, customs and wildlife authorities in 92 countries.
The German government approved significantly fewer arms sales last year, official figures show. However, weapons exports to non-NATO countries increased, with Algeria and Egypt the main recipients.
The Nazis "were keeping Jews from leaving the country," Jeff Sessions has claimed. Meanwhile, US President Trump doubled-down on false claims about rising crime in Germany due to immigration.
Seven years after almost 20,000 people died in an earthquake and tsunami that devastated northeast Japan, experts fear that Monday's tremor could be the harbinger of the much-feared rupture of Nankai Trough.
In an exclusive interview, NATO's secretary general has told DW that NATO needs to adapt in the face of a more assertive Russia. But he has spoken of his wish to improve relations with Moscow.
The Italian prime minister's comments come after far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini announced plans for a Roma census. Salvini defended the census and tried to shift the focus to the protection of Roma children.
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Cristiano Ronaldo's fourth goal of the World Cup finals proved the difference as Portugal knocked Morocco out of the World Cup. The 33-year-old is now Europe's all-time leading international goal scorer.
Uruguay and Russia will both feature in the last 16 of the World Cup. Uruguay's unimpressive 1-0 win against Saudi Arabia decides Group A with a game to spare. Egypt and the Saudis are eliminated.
Among the host of journalists from all over the world covering the 2018 FIFA World Cup is Samson Omale from Nigeria. He'll be sending regular blogs, sharing his thoughts about the action on and off the pitch.
The World Cup game between England and Tunisia was a bloodbath – at least for some happy mosquitoes. And while there are various options for keeping these bugs out of our stadiums (and yards), only one of them is good.
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."
A necklace for sale on singer Shakira's website resembles the Black Sun symbol used by the SS. The emblem is still popular amongst neo-Nazis.
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.
Paper cups are killing India's honeybees, two studies show. The important pollinators are attracted to the sugary residue left behind by beverages. Small changes could make a big difference in saving India's bees.
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.
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.
Finding better-paid employment abroad is a common dream for medical students in Bulgaria. But Sheip Panev is driven by a challenge much closer to home, as Rayna Breuer reports.
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