The US has ratcheted up pressure on Canada ahead of plans to renegotiate trade agreements. Trump's administration has introduced lumber tariffs and threatened to take action on Canada's protectionist policies on dairy.
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Ukraine has cut off the supply of electricity to an eastern part of the country controlled by pro-Russian separatists, saying bills need to be paid. Now, Moscow is stepping in.
Benjamin Netanyahu has made good on a promise to cancel talks with the German foreign minister if he met with human rights groups during his trip to Israel. The PM has criticized the organizations for being anti-Israel.
The crowd at the W20 summit in Berlin was not impressed with the first daughter blaming the media for allegations of sexism on the part of her father. Trump said her father has employed thousands of women over the years.
A group called the Imam Shamil Battalion has claimed responsibility for the deadly bombing on the St. Petersburg metro, a US monitor has said. The statement also said the bomber was acting on orders from al-Qaeda.
The runoff election in France pits diametrical visions for Europe against each other: Liberal-socialist Emmanuel Macron and populist-conservative Marine Le Pen. For Brussels, the outcome can mean any number of things.
A federal judge in San Francisco has said Trump's executive order to withhold federal funds from so-called sanctuary cities was too broad. Mayors had expressed concerns about the order's effect on their yearly budgets.
The death of 17-year-old Niklas, who was assaulted on a street near Bonn last year, deeply upset Germany. Now, the court hearing the trial of the main suspect has delivered another shock.
Another murder has been broadcast on Facebook Live, about two weeks after a similar incident in the US. One representative of the tech giant called the murder-suicide in Thailand "appalling."
Eintracht Frankfurt have booked their place in the final of the German Cup after a penalty shootout win over Borussia Mönchengladbach. Frankfurt will face Bayern Munich or Borussia Dortmund on May 27.
More than a dozen Kurdish fighters have died in Turkish air raids in Syria and Iraq. The US State Department has said the bombings were not authorized by the international coalition led by Washington.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and ex-US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger have honored one of the founding fathers of modern German democracy. Konrad Adenauer, who died 50 years ago, remains a German icon.
Police in Hamburg have dealt a blow to the world of organized bike-crime by retrieving over a thousand bicycles during a raid. Now begins the hard work of identifying and returning the heaps of suspected stolen goods.
The decision "is like making an arsonist into the town fire chief," said a watchdog. Saudi Arabia is known for its systematic oppression of women, all of whom are required to have a male guardian.
The Evangelical Church in Germany has asked descendants of the victims of the Herero genocide in Namibia for forgiveness. Petra Bosse-Huber told DW about the church's role in the genocide.
Researchers say hacker group Pawn Storm has tried to interfere in the campaign of French presidential front-runner Emmanuel Macron. US spy agencies suspect the group of having links to Russia.
Google wants to build a "start-up campus" in Berlin's sought-after Kreuzberg district. The city's mayor is delighted, but local residents fear for their rent, their livelihoods, and the area's unique character.
Thousands of civilians in southwest Syria have been evacuated from besieged rebel-held towns. DW spoke to a young evacuee who now finally feels safe while he marvels at the semblance of a normal life in Idlib.
Pakistan has approved the appointment of its former army chief, Raheel Sharif, as the head of a Saudi-led military alliance. Experts say the regional and domestic repercussions of this move could be disastrous.
Amid a further decline of physical sales, an income surge from online streaming services fueled a sharp rise in global revenue from digital music sales last year. Canadian rapper Drake was the top-selling artist.
A German couple is suing because Facebook won't grant them access to their dead daughter's account. The trial, which began in a Berlin court on Tuesday, touches on the complicated issue of digital legacy.
Benjamin Netanyahu missed a chance in canceling his meeting with Germany's foreign minister, says DW's Dagmar Engel.
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A fossil fuel revival and fake news discrediting the energy transition could endanger progress on climate protection, says economist Claudia Kemfert. 100 days into Trump's administration, renewables can't be complacent.
Despite progress on other fronts, woman worldwide still earn less than men - in Germany the disparity can reach as much as 21 percent less. What are the reasons for the wage gap, and when will it finally be closed?
Rachel Delacour is a star of the male-dominated French startup scene. She had to battle against countless clichés and patronizing attitudes along the way to founding her own software firm in Montpellier.
The world needs to do more to safeguard the Antarctic wilderness and its wildlife, including penguins, scientists have warned, as the globe marks World Penguin Day.
Mega-constellations are a new commercial space trend. There will be 100s or 1000s of satellites in one formation. But the space law on them is sketchy. An inter-agency meeting this week wants to improve that.
We still have lots to learn about "the universe we live in." And the KM3NeT deep water neutrino telescope may help. DW's Zulfikar Abbany spoke to Maarten de Jong about the project at the Hanover Fair.
6,500 companies from 70 countries and countless exhibits: Hannover Messe is the largest industrial fair in the world. Although robots are clearly the main focus, there's plenty other noteworthy things.
Long disregarded as insignificant, roadside verges are helping some of the rarest wildflowers in the UK survive, according to a new study by conservation charity Plantlife. But these verges are also under threat.
Asterix and Obelix are Albert Uderzo's most famous creations. Although he no longer illustrates the comic, he still keeps an eye on the adventures of his characters. The next volume is due to be published in October.
DW's in-depth look at relations between Berlin and Ankara
Running parallel to the Panama Canal, the Panama Rail Road connects the Pacific to the Atlantic.
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