UN war crimes judges have found former Bosnian Serbian general Ratko Mladic guilty of crimes against humanity and genocide during Bosnia's 1992-1995 war. Mladic was removed from the courtroom after an angry outburst.
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For six years the former Bosnian Serb army chief Ratko Mladic stood trial at the Hague Tribunal. On Wednesday, 27 years after the war's end, he was sentenced to life in prison.
The Russian, Turkish and Iranian leaders are meeting to chart military and political strategy in Syria. It comes as the divided Syrian opposition meets in Riyadh to bridge differences ahead of UN-backed peace talks.
Robert Mugabe's former ally, whose sacking triggered the chain of events that led to the president's resignation, is due back from exile. Emmerson Mnangagwa could be sworn in as president on Friday.
Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri has said he will postpone his resignation at the request of President Michel Aoun. Hariri said he hoped that the country could restart a national dialogue.
The UN Command has released a video showing the dramatic scenes at the border as a North Korean soldier defected. As they tried to stop him, the soldier's colleagues may have violated the terms of the Korean War truce.
As Germany grapples with an unprecedented political scenario, Germany's oldest party, the Social Democrats, finds itself at the center of attention. Could it, indeed, would it, come to the country's rescue?
Lawyers representing Italy's ex-premier Berlusconi have told the European Court of Human Rights that he should be cleared to run for parliament next May. Currently, his public office ban over tax fraud runs until 2019.
Recent revelations that Uber paid a $100,000 ransom to two hackers has surprised many experts. But a look back at recent history shows a growing trend; for hackers it’s becoming a lucrative way of life.
Fishel Benkhald tells DW he has faced immense social discrimination in Pakistan following his registration of Jewish faith, but he will continue to raise voice for the rights of religious minorities in the country.
Refugees continue to cross the Balkan route into Europe that the EU-Turkey deal was meant to cut off. Smugglers show the way. Marianna Karakoulaki and Dimitris Tosidis report from Chios, Thessaloniki, Belgrade and Sid.
Asylum seekers often need translators to convey their situation honestly. But the reality is different. Many refugees bear the brunt of untrained or even untrustworthy interpreters who jeopardize their asylum requests.
Eight people on board a US Navy plane that crashed into the Philippine Sea south of Japan have been rescued. Search teams are scouring the area to find three other personnel who are still missing.
A truck driver has made an admission over the murder of a woman jogger at the opening of his trial in Freiburg, southern Germany. The 40-year-old, originally from Romania, told the court he struck her with a bottle.
Although the Polish government insists it is following a European Union court ruling that ordered a stop to logging in the Bialowieza forest, it continues to cut trees — for the purpose of "public safety."
A German court has charged a lawyer over €200,000 in expenses after it emerged that his client, a victim of the NSU terror trio, never existed. But the lawyer claims he himself was duped. How could he not know?
Once signed by President Vladimir Putin, the law would require foreign-funded media in Russia to register as foreign agents. It comes in response to the US requiring Kremlin-backed media to register as foreign agents.
A Russian student's speech before the German parliament has triggered a heated debate in Russia. The teenager was blasted for expressing compassion for German prisoners in World War II.
Since 2012, Russian NGOs with international funding have had to register as "foreign agents." Despite this stigmatization, many of them soldier on. Five years on, DW takes stock.
The former British prime minister not only wrote Nobel Prize winning works, he also found time to paint. His last oil painting, "The Goldfish Pool at Chartwell," sold for nearly five times more than expected.
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The Center for Political Beauty set up a replica of Berlin's Holocaust Memorial next door to an AfD leader's home.
With "In the Fade," director Fatih Akin explores the NSU terror cell murders in Germany.
In a DW interview, Qatar's foreign minister has slammed Saudi Arabia for "destabilizing the region."
Pole dancing is often stigmatized in mainstream Egyptian society, but the exercise is increasingly in demand.
US musician and actor David Cassidy, known for "The Partridge Family," has died at the age of 67 in a Florida hospital.
Skype has apparently joined the lengthening list of internet communication tools on China's blacklist.
An impressive 4-1 win over Monaco means Leipzig's hopes of extending their maiden Champions League campaign beyond the group stages remain alive. Timo Werner and Naby Keita were among those who did the damage.
The DFB has introduced plenty of things to upset the fans: varying kickoff times, VAR and China's U20s playing in the country's fourth tier. Fan researcher Harald Lange told DW that the fans have every right to be angry.
There promises to be more controversy when China's U20 football team play their second match as part of a German tour.
The island nation of Kiribati in the South Pacific is at risk of disappearing into the sea.
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