A new report claims that the Kremlin is employing Russian mafia groups in Europe. Officials in Moscow reportedly use organized crime outfits to launch cyberattacks and carry out targeted assassinations.
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Police have raided the Moscow office of a Russian group that's called protests for Saturday against President Vladimir Putin. Opposition figure Alexei Navalny was also doused with green fluid at his office.
In an address to the Bundestag, German Chancellor Angela Merkel talked tough ahead of Saturday's EU-27 summit on Brexit. The UK, she said, would not be as well positioned as EU member states.
In an interview with DW Conflict Zone, former UKIP leader and prominent Brexiteer Nigel Farage talked about the future of the EU, political correctness and a UK-US trade deal. Here are his most notable comments.
Police have cordoned off the area around a hospital in the Kreuzberg district of Berlin after an officer fired one shot hitting a man nearby.
London's Metropolitan Police took a man into custody as part of a "stop and search" operation. He was detained in Whitehall - the political heart of the UK - near the site of last month's deadly terror attack.
A German soldier who falsely registered as a Syrian asylum seeker has been arrested for planning a terror attack. Authorities believe the lieutenant was motivated by xenophobia.
More than 100 officers have swooped on 11 sites in the state of Bavaria belonging to members of an extremist gun club. Investigators believe they may have been planning attacks on minorities.
A man who traveled to Syria to fight with the "Islamic State" armed group has been jailed by a court in Munich. Prosecutors said he had received weapons and bomb-making training while in Raqqa.
German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen has reacted to sex abuse scandals in the military by sacking the army's training commander. Major General Walter Spindler allegedly failed to investigate misconduct properly.
The Pentagon has started an investigation into whether President Trump's former adviser Michael Flynn received payments from firms connected to the Russian government. It's not the only inquiry into his ties to Russia.
A Russian warship has sunk in the Black Sea near the Bosphorus Strait after colliding with a freighter carrying livestock. All crew members were rescued.
Misuse of funds by Marine Le Pen's party may have cost the European Parliament more than twice as much as estimated, a source has said. It's just one of the charges leveled against the French presidential candidate.
The group that represents Koreans loyal to Pyongyang is accused of abetting the Kim regime by providing funds and banned technology. It is also linked to the abduction of Japanese, organized crime and drug distribution.
A military build-up, bellicose rhetoric and the risk of nuclear war are ratcheting up tensions in Northeast Asia. The US is tied in a strategic knot and N. Korea is not backing down as diplomacy and deterrence collide.
In Germany, when a foreigner drops out of school without a diploma, they have four times less of a chance to find work as a German would in the same situation. The influx of refugee children has exacerbated the problem.
Martin Schulz's past advocacy of working-abroad bonuses for EU staff has resulted in a reprimand from the European Parliament. Its former president is now the German Social Democrats election rival to Chancellor Merkel.
European Central Bank (ECB) has left key interest rates at historic lows and mass bond-buying unchanged as inflation continues to undershoot its target. But it explicitly acknowledged the vigor of the eurozone economy.
The opposition alliance formed in an attempt to oust Kenya's ruling party announced its flag-bearer in Nairobi on Thursday. The National Super Alliance (NASA) is the newest player in an election already marred by chaos.
Chad's former dictator had been charged for war crimes and crimes against humanity. Habre's victims expressed satisfaction at the final outcome, but the defense argued the landmark trial was "unfair.'"
Paris prosecutors are investigating the shooting of two police officers by a radical Islamist on Reunion as an act of terrorism. The suspect and his mother have been taken into custody.
At the Hanover Fair, robots and humans are at the center of industrial activity. We're to be collaborators now. The question is: can we ever learn to love robots? DW's Zulfikar Abbany finds a line still clearly drawn.
Bayern Munich have taken their option to make French winger Kingsley Coman a permanent addition to their squad. Coman was on a lengthy loan deal from Juventus, with an option for Bayern to buy set at 21 million euros.
Are "all options" really on the table, as Donald Trump says, when it comes to dealing with North Korea?
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On Friday, Germany's parliament begins debating whether to rehabilitate and compensate homosexuals convicted under the notorious paragraph 175. It's a symbolic gesture, but one that victims appreciate.
Britain's Lord Dubs, who was rescued from Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia, told DW he fears the plight of child refugees is getting lost amid electioneering and Brexit concerns. He called Germany the "conscience of Europe."
She didn't want to say it: When German Chancellor Angela Merkel was asked if she considers herself a feminist, she was ambiguous. A disappointing response, says DW's Head of Social Media Kristin Zeier.
April 29 marks 100 days since Donald Trump was sworn into the Oval Office and pledged to put "America First!" With more than 1,360 days to go in his presidency, here's a look at what you need to know so far.
From Martin Luther narrowly missing a lightning strike to his 95 theses, children in Germany have replicated scenes from the reformer's life - using Playmobil. They are on show to mark 500 years since the Reformation.
Researchers in Australia are turning to cloud-brightening technology in a bid to save the Great Barrier Reef. But they warn it will only buy time, and we must reduce carbon emissions.
Environment Secretary Regina Lopez continues her crackdown on mining in Philippines, having previously ordered the closure of more than half the country's open-pit mining projects.
For almost a year, New Delhi has been trying to pacify angry protesters in Kashmir. DW's Shamil Shams says an intolerant India under PM Modi's leadership cannot bring the disgruntled Kashmiri youth under its fold.
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