'Islamic State' has claimed the bombing of an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester which killed 22 people. Police say they have arrested a 23-year-old man, and are working to identify a suspect killed in the attack.
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British Prime Minister Theresa May has condemned the attack on a concert in Manchester, calling it an act of "sickening cowardice." Political leaders in Britain have agreed to suspend campaigning for upcoming elections.
Manchester was quiet on Tuesday morning, but determined to stand together as a united, multicultural metropolis. Residents spoke to DW about their fears and bitter memories of past violence.
US President Donald Trump has met with the Palestinian Authorities top official, Mahmoud Abbas, in Bethlehem. Both leaders spoke of the stalled Middle East peace process and condemned the terror attack in Manchester.
Amid cheering crowds, two men in Indonesia's Aceh province have been caned repeatedly as punishment for gay sex. While the incident has grabbed global headlines, it's not an isolated one in the Shariah-ruled province.
Police in Bahrain have killed a protester at a sit-in to support a Shiite cleric. Witnesses say multiple people were wounded when officers shot at demonstrators who threw stones and Molotov cocktails in response.
President Temer has allowed an investigation against him for corruption by the Supreme Court to go ahead. However, even as nationwide protests continue to grow, Temer has refused to step down.
Eurozone finance ministers have failed to agree on a plan for fresh bailout cash for Greece, due to an ongoing row over debt relief. The Athens government needs new funds to avoid a new default in July.
It is 'highly likely' that Lazarus hackers were responsible for this month's WannaCry cyberattack, the US anti-virus firm Symantec reports. The cell is widely believed to be connected to North Korea.
The UN Security Council has accused North Korea of "flagrant and provocative defiance" after its latest missile launch on Sunday. Pyongyang has fired eight missiles so far this year despite international condemnation.
Supporters of disgraced former President Park Geun-hye have rallied outside a Seoul court as her corruption trial got underway. Park, who was impeached in December, is also charged with extortion and abuse of power.
The new French president stunned businesses by appointing Nicolas Hulot, an anti-nuclear and anti-pesticide environmental activist, as the country's environment minister. But some suspect it is just a political gesture.
Antediteste Niragira has been freed by authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo, five days after he was detained. The journalist had been covering the refugee crisis on the DRC-Burundi border.
It's been years coming. The German government will now reveal who's been chosen to run a new national internet institute. The idea is to study the effects of digitalization on society and feed that back into the loop.
The SPD pinned its future hopes on chancellor candidate Martin Schulz, but they've faded in the wake of three regional defeats. Now, a new election platform is meant to give the party a much-needed boost in the polls.
EU ministers have given Michel Barnier the mandate to start Brexit negotiations. Talks are to begin in mid-June, after the UK’s general election. Citizens' rights are the first item up for discussion.
Gambia's justice minister has claimed that former leader Yahya Jammeh stole around $50 million from state coffers via a state telecoms company. Jammeh was forced to step down in January after 22 years in power.
A raft of fresh economic data from Germany is showing that businesses are doing better than expected, benefitting from higher demand at home and abroad, and setting the economy on track for further expansion.
A multi-armed "kraken" of family-linked crime gangs used young girls to commit robberies across Germany. Police say they have cut off one arm from the pan-European network.
China's LPL is planning to introduce franchising to its League of Legends competition and other leagues such as the LCS could follow suit. What could this mean for professional League of Legends leagues?
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