The latest Ukraine ceasefire pledge remains unfulfilled as observers fear worse violence to come in the spring. Children are terrified of going to school due to constant shelling.
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German-Turkish journalist Deniz Yücel has been jailed in Turkey pending trial on charges of propaganda in support of a terrorist organization. Politicians in Germany are outraged. Protesters are taking to the streets.
More than 300 suspects face multiple life sentences for their alleged involvement in a failed military coup. Ankara has blamed a self-exiled Turkish cleric for orchestrating the attempt to overthrow the government.
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Democrats and Republicans have descended into a partisan feud over a probe into Trump campaign ties to Russia. Democrats accuse Republicans of obstructing the investigation.
The Australia-born electrician had counseled the militant group on how to develop missile capabilities, police said. The country's chief of police said the information the suspect provided was "fairly sophisticated."
A man suspected of killing his grandmother was fleeing police when he ran over two officers with his car in Brandenburg. Police deaths in Germany are exceptionally rare compared to other nations.
More than 400 police officers took part in raids linked to the mosque. Prosecutors have launched criminal investigations into the association's activity, which is suspected of being a meeting point for radical Islamists.
Elections in the Gaza Strip have been postponed indefinitely, a Palestinian official said. But Hamas has criticized the announcement of fresh elections, saying it 'serves Fatah's political interests.'
Talks between Greek officials and representatives of major creditors have resumed in Athens as the southern European nation hopes to secure yet another bailout tranche by July at the latest.
The list highlights the threat of gram-negative bacteria that have built-in abilities to resist treatment and remain resistant to most antibiotics. The WHO doesn't think authorities are paying enough attention to them.
Zimbabwe’s response to the outbreak of the fall armyworm has been hampered by farmer’s lack of information and pesticides to fight it. This has worsened the food insecurity situation as it targets staple crop-maize.
Lee Jae-yong stands accused of paying close to $40 million in bribes to a presidential confidante. Prosecutors also accuse the head of South Korea's largest company of hiding assets overseas and committing perjury.
A suspected German Islamist, arrested last week for planning a terrorist attack, reportedly used to post hate-speech online against Muslims. De-radicalization experts say switching extremist movements is not uncommon.
Some women in Ghana do not like to consult male midwives when they are pregnant. The Ghanaian government has scrapped a pilot project which allowed men to be trained as midwives.
Chinese regulators have said they've intensified their fight against irregularities in the foreign exchange market. They broke up a large underground banking operation, which specialized in illegal transfers.
The space transport company has said two private citizens have approached them about a weeklong trip around the moon. The mission is set for the end of 2018.
The Indonesian and Vietnamese nationals will receive the death penalty if convicted by Malaysian court. They are accused of killing the North Korean ruler's half-brother with a nerve agent.
The German Cup quarterfinals offer the real possibility of a giantkilling on Tuesday. Borussia Dortmund travel to third-division Lotte, while Eintracht Frankfurt host second-tier Arminia Bielefeld.
Turkey is moving into isolation politically, writes DW's Alexander Kudascheff.
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Journalist Can Dündar was, himself, once jailed in Turkey, so he knows what German correspondent Deniz Yücel is going through. Today Dündar lives in exile in Germany.
As Greece's poverty rate doubles despite billions in aid, most Greeks struggle to cover costs and many depend on soup kitchens and handouts.
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A UN delegation has completed a week-long fact-finding mission on the human rights situation of people of African descent in Germany. The experts spoke to government officials, NGOs, and people from the black community who often face discrimination – subtle or otherwise.
The West often boils down the difficult relations between Iran and Saudi Arabia to sectarian conflicts between Wahhabists and militant Shiites, but the rivalry is much more complex.
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