Boko Haram has released 76 of the 110 schoolgirls that the Islamist militant group abducted in Nigeria last month. The return of the girls came with a warning for parents not to put their daughters in school again.
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The European Commission has given its blessing to the $66 billion deal, despite opposition from farmers and environmental groups. The acquisition will create the world's largest integrated pesticides and seeds company.
The man suspected of being behind a series of bombings in Austin, Texas, has killed himself, police have said. Authorities have been on a frantic manhunt after explosive devices were detonated all over the city.
As anger spreads over the improper use of user information, Facebook says it is the victim of a deception by Cambridge Analytica. The social media giant now faces shareholder lawsuits after its stock value plummented.
Cambridge Analytica, a British data analysis firm that is under fire for mining data from millions of Facebook users, also ran Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election campaign in 2017, Britain's Channel 4 reports.
At least 29 people have been killed and another 52 injured after a suicide bomber blew himself up during Persian New Year's celebrations in Kabul. The "Islamic State" group has claimed responsibility for the attack.
Israel has confirmed it carried out a 2007 attack on a suspected nuclear reactor in Syria. It is unclear why Israel admitted the airstrike more a decade after the fact, but it might be sending a message to Iran.
Myanmar President Htin Kyaw has announced his surprise resignation following reports of ill health. He is a close ally of de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who is constitutionally barred from the presidency.
Germany has put forward the city of Ulm as a potential candidate for a logistics base to counter potential Russian aggression on NATO's eastern flank. An alternative would be the US city of Norfolk, Virginia.
If Telegram doesn't hand over its encryption keys to Russia's domestic intelligence agency, it may have to say bye-bye to its many Russian users. The secretive Russian-founded company prides itself on user privacy.
The attack on Syria's capital, blamed on rebels, comes as the government presses an offensive on eastern Ghouta. Separately, the UN warned over the humanitarian situation in Afrin after Turkish forces took the enclave.
Berlin Mayor Michael Müller wants Germany to introduce what he terms a solidarity-based basic income. While some say his label isn't accurate, the plan throws critical light on the country's welfare program, Hartz IV.
The brutal murder of Marielle Franco has triggered protests nationwide and calls for justice. The tragic event has highlighted Brazil's crime problem and the vicious cycle of violence that exists in the favelas.
The police shooting in Minneapolis was condemned in Australia, where Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull labeled it "shocking" and "inexplicable." The victim's family supported the charges as "one step toward justice."
After nearly a decade of litigation, Mexico recovered two Mesoamerican busts that had been missing since the 1980s. German authorities had found the wooden pieces in 2008, when they seized them from an artifacts dealer.
A Turkish man was sentenced to jail for trying to smuggle 51 migrants into Germany last year. The court ruled the man was indifferent to the health and safety of the men, women and children held in the back of his truck.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has stated that the Kingdom could develop nuclear weapons if Iran also does so. What would this mean for the Middle East and how would Israel and Egypt view such an arms race?
The German chancellor has reassured Ireland's prime minister that the EU will demand an open border between Ireland and Northern Ireland. The EU and the UK appeared to make some headway on the issue this week.
A rural community and a Caracas slum have created their own currencies in response to Venezuela's rapid inflation. Proponents have pinned their hopes on these local-based alternatives, but critics say they aren't viable.
The African Union wants to introduce free trade in Africa. Some countries, like economic powerhouse Nigeria, do not share the enthusiasm for what the AU believes to be the solution for the continent’s economic ills.
British MEP Nirj Deva tells DW the success of the possible Trump-Kim meeting would depend on Washington's preparation for talks. Deva has been engaged in high-level talks with North Korean officials on behalf of the EU.
Not only will Chinese President Xi Jinping be able to rule indefinitely, he is more powerful than ever.
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A new study shows that the number of homeless people in Europe is growing, including in Germany.
Campaigner Franco Lollia describes his experience of racism in France.
From being called a criminal to being asked where they come from: four young people in Germany share their stories of everyday racism.
There have been dozens of attacks so far this year on Turkish mosques, cultural associations and restaurants in Germany.
As humanity struggles to respond to the crisis facing Earth's biodiversity, much of it still hasn't even been named.
"Black Panther" showed moviegoers a high-tech African culture, but innovation is an everyday reality in Africa.
The Mexican island of Cozumel is trying to balance cruise tourism with coral reef protection.
Giants like Amazon and Zalando are setting the pace when it comes to online shopping. How can smaller shops survive?
Udo Lindenberg's life and times can now be experienced at a multimedia museum in Hamburg.
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