Today's first round of voting in France's presidential elections is the culmination of the country's very surprising campaign. Lisa Louis reports from Paris.
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After a campaign full of surprises, France is voting today in what is expected to be a tightly-contested presidential election. DW has rounded up the best content to keep you informed.
Far-right populist Marine Le Pen is tipped to clear the first hurdle in the race for France's presidency. It seems that she can only be stopped in the second round of voting. But by whom? Bernd Riegert reports.
Nearly half of Britons back Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives, according to an opinion poll published Sunday. It's an encouraging sign for the Tories, who could be on course for a sweeping election victory.
People across the world expressed their support for science and facts at March of Science events on Saturday. The main march was in Washington D.C., but more than 600 satellite marches took place elsewhere.
Germany’s right-wing AfD has gotten off to a rough start at its national convention in Cologne. For protesters, though, the day was as much a street party as about the political party. DW’S Elizabeth Schumacher reports.
Venezuela's opposition has held a march to honor the people who died in three weeks of protests against the government. The economic crisis is worsening.
The leader of the Catholic Church went off script to denounce the conditions refugees face after entering Europe. Pope Francis was leading a service in Rome for modern-day Christian martyrs when he made the comparison.
Disguised Taliban militants killed at least 140 people in an attack on an army compound. Some say intelligence failures and other mistakes by Kabul and its foreign allies led to the incident.
At their spring meeting in Washington, the steering committee of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) changed its stance on protectionism. It appeared to be a move towards using the language of the US administration.
A Dutch sailing boat offering legal abortions has taken up a position off the west coast of Mexico. It is offering free, legal medical terminations for the victims of sexual violence.
Too many Kenyans, keen to have their voices heard, have plunged the electoral system into chaos. The president says he pulled the plug as it could have subverted the democratic will of the people.
While terrorists continue their attacks in various European cities, ordinary people appear less and less fazed by the terror threat. Societies now have the chance to build up resilience to danger, experts told DW.
Borussia Dortmund are back in third with a 3-2 win over Borussia Mönchengladbach. Mainz held Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena, while Max Kruse powered Werder Bremen towards the European places.
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An anti-corruption bus is the latest media strategy of the Spanish opposition party Podemos to highlight the country's ongoing corruption problems. Hagar Jobse went along for a ride in Madrid.
Where being both pro-Israel and pro-Trump were already unfashionable, left-wing Jewish university students find themselves in a bind: Can they separate their message of opposing Trump and supporting the Jewish state?
Left-of-center parties are facing potentially disastrous elections in France, the UK and Germany in 2017. DW asks if we are seeing the final nail in the coffin of social democracy?
Zambia has long relied on rainfall to generate electricity. But with climate change rapidly depleting water sources, people are turning to charcoal for their power needs, prompting calls to ban the black fuel.
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Indian entrepreneur Sucharita Eashwar helps women set up their own businesses.
Malawi has a chronic lack of veterinarians. Livestock often suffer from parasites and other diseases.
GirlHype wants to prepare girls in Africa for the challenges of the 21st century.
The Dutch-designed Barsha pump saves Nepalese farmers time and boosts their crop yields.
Hippo numbers had fallen in Togo. But conservation schemes are now in place to protect them.
Gola National Park combines environmental protection and stable incomes.
Japanese members of the Global Shapers Community have founded Tokyo's first private student dorm.
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