Sigmar Gabriel will have to choose between meeting the Israeli Prime Minister and meeting human rights groups. He is in Israel to commemorate the Holocaust but says he will push against Israeli settlements.
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Emmanuel Macron's supporters appeared confident after his victory in the first round of the French presidential elections. But his opponent, far-right Marine Le Pen, is trailing less than 1 million votes behind him.
Following Francois Fillon's defeat in the first round of the French presidential race, Moscow is taking a close look at the two candidates left. Among many Kremlin politicians, Marine Le Pen is the new preferred choice.
More than half of French voters did not choose Macron or Le Pen in the first round. For some, voting in the run-off goes against their ideals, while others see the poll as a referendum on France's place in the world.
In his first major address since leaving office, Obama urged young people to help bridge political divides. He spent most of his time on stage listening to comments from students at the university where he once lectured.
At least two more people reportedly have died, taking the death toll to 23 since anti-government protests erupted across Venezuela at the beginning of April. Protestors have staged sit-ins on roads and highways.
A reintroduction of executions in Turkey would theoretically be a red line for the European Union. Nevertheless, serious discussions are taking place in Ankara about resuming the death penalty.
Around 50 failed asylum seekers have been reportedly rounded up to be flown to Kabul. Almost 150 Afghans are believed to have been deported from Germany since December.
The US has issued sanctions against hundreds of Syrian scientists and officials for their role in developing chemical weapons. The measures come after a poison gas attack killed over 80 people in a rebel-held province.
The 18-year-old has been indicted by a Tel Aviv court for making more than 2,000 violent threats. He is accused of offering "make a threat" services on the dark web.
After Sunday's first-round vote, it is now clear that either the centrist Emmanuel Macron or far-right candidate Marine Le Pen will be the next president of France. Here's how French cartoonists reacted online.
European stocks surged and the euro briefly vaulted to five-month peaks after the market's favored candidate had won.
Germany's blue-chip share index has surged to a record as investors were relieved by the success of Emmanuel Macron.
The US has made its clearest statement yet that it believes the Kremlin is providing the insurgents with weapons. Defense Secretary Mattis said this would constitute a "violation of international law."
Authorities have arrested a second man in connection with a truck attack in Stockholm that killed four people. Swedish police had been looking for accomplices after a 39-year-old Uzbek man confessed to driving the truck.
The EU's top diplomat, Federica Mogherini, has told Russia that while the bloc wants closer ties with Moscow, there are undeniable problems. The Russian foreign minister seems to feel the same way.
Germany's new crime statistics have shown a rise in violent crime, but fewer thefts and break-ins. During a Berlin press conference, Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere was careful not to blame immigrants.
The judge said the defendants' guilt was negligible. The decision sparked heated discussion, with some saying the men had showed moral courage and others saying the dismissal opened the door to "arbitrary law."
A former French diplomat turned analyst has been accused by Turkey of "inciting" assassination bids against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Turkish state media say Philippe Moreau Defarges will face "legal consequences."
The new president of the Islamic Republic of Iran will be elected on May 19. Iran's Guardian Council will also vet the "ideological qualifications" of each candidate. Here is an initial overview of the candidates.
At least 24 Indian paramilitary police have died after suspected Maoist rebels ambushed a patrol in Chhattisgarh state. The left-wing rebel attack was one of the deadliest in recent years.
An independent report, supported by politicians across the spectrum, has concluded that more needs to be done to fight modern forms of anti-Semitism in Germany. But it doesn't answer the question of precisely what.
An Italian journalist, who had been detained for two weeks in Turkey, has returned home. Turkish authorities had alleged that Gabriele Del Grande had entered an area near the Syrian border without permission.
For Southeast Asian countries, an increased economic cooperation with China can be a double-edged sword. Beijing's investment initiatives are not only aimed at regional connectivity, they also seek ideological hegemony.
A smokebomb and obscene banners in the stands could land three Bundesliga clubs in hot water with Germany's football association. The DFB is considering punishments for Frankfurt, Cologne and Hamburg after weekend games.
Fear of ethnic hatred should make government and society think, DW's Christoph Strack writes.
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Nina Käsehage has conducted 175 interviews with Salafists in Europe. This has given her a deep insight into their lifestyle and way of thinking. She finds it regrettable that the whole group gets lumped together.
The collapse of the Rana Plaza garment factory in Bangladesh that killed more than 1,100 workers was a wake-up call to the industry. Four years after the disaster, has anything changed in the fashion world?
This week, Turks normally mark the founding of their government, but celebrations have given way to protests after a referendum that will diminish the parliamentary system. Diego Cupolo reports from Ankara.
Germany’s rightwing populist AfD Party wants to continue to be whatever German voters wish them to be. But staying wide open to the extreme right may prove risky in September elections.
The disenchanted Christian Democrat and the business-savvy political novice. How Alexander Gauland and Alice Weidel, respectively, became the far-right nationalist candidates in Germany's election.
She won over both Hollywood and Broadway, amassing a loyal following among fans as she did so. Even at 75, Barbra Streisand still sees herself as the girl next door.
In an accidental discovery, it has been found that larvae of the greater wax moth eat and digest polyethylene plastic bags in record time. Will this find solve our plastic garbage problem?
An entralling encounter between Spain's biggest clubs saw end-to-end action, a bloodied superstar and a last-minute winner. The race for the La Liga title is wide open once more.
War-torn South Sudan and Somalia are being badly hit by East Africa's hunger crisis. But in Kenya, which is at peace, millions also need food aid. Critics blame the political class.
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The Hungarian government has passed a law that could close the Central European University in Budapest.
The inhabitants of France’s banlieues lack faith in the country’s politicians.
A small majority of the Turkish electorate voted in favor of giving more powers to the Turkish president.
Young Russian surfers get their kicks in the icy waters off the coast of Kamchatka.
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