New draft memos obtained by news outlets reveal the US government's plans to raise the bar for asylum seekers. President Donald Trump has promised a crackdown on illegal immigration as part of his platform.
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After a campaign speech in Florida, US President Donald Trump was set to interview candidates to be his National Security Adviser. Newly leaked audio has also offered a window into his management style.
On Monday, the UK parliament will debate a petition on whether US President Donald Trump should be granted a planned state visit. As Abigail Frymann Rouch discovered in London, the issue is proving to be divisive.
A new poll in Germany shows the Social Democrats (SPD) still gaining in popularity. The results indicate that they could potentially form a majority coalition with the Greens and Left party if elections were held soon.
The Iraqi army has launched military operations to retake western Mosul from the so-called "Islamic State." Iraqi troops began a huge offensive in October to retake the city from the militants.
From territorial integrity to democratic aspirations, Eurasian nations have highlighted a number of critical fault lines shaping global geopolitics. Lewis Sanders reports from the Munich Security Conference.
US warships from an aircraft carrier group have started routine patrols in the South China Sea. China warned the US last week about challenges to its sovereignty.
A thousand US soldiers will head to Poland in late March, according to the US Army's European headquarters in Germany. The move is part of NATO's "Atlantic Resolve" mission opposed by Russia.
Malaysian police have said say they are looking for four more North Korean suspects over the killing of Kim Jong Un's half-brother. The four were said to have left Malaysia the day Kim Jong Nam died.
Leftist guerrillas have entered the designated transition zone established as part of peace efforts in Colombia. A deal was recently reached between the government and rebels after numerous hurdles.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said a truce between pro-Russian rebels and Ukraine's army will start on Monday. But Kyiv has said it is "not at all" happy with the deal made at the Munich Security Conference.
As the US sought to affirm its commitment to trans-Atlantic relations, Europeans felt it was time to back those words with action. The focus shifted from defense spending to the prospect of a "European way" of security.
An opinion poll in France has indicated 65 percent of respondents want Francois Fillon to withdraw from the presidential election. But he has changed his mind and said he will stay in the race, come what may.
Albania's opposition has led an anti-government protest of tens of thousands in the capital, calling for free elections. There are concerns of possible fraud in the upcoming June elections.
Freedom Party head Geert Wilders has pledged to crack down on "Moroccan scum" as he kicks off his election campaign. Wilders leads polls but would struggle to form a government, having been shunned by mainstream parties.
Afghan and EU leaders have a signed a cooperation pact at the Munich security conference aimed at long-term civil reforms in Afghanistan. Kabul is under pressure to accept rejected asylum seekers from Europe.
McCorvey changed the US legal landscape forever as "Jane Roe" of the milestone court case. She later converted to evangelical Christianity and became a pro-life activist.
More than $13 million has been frozen since 2013, and 17 investigations are ongoing. But critics lament that there has not been a single indictment, and are pushing for more aggressive prosecutions.
A German regulator has warned parents of the dangers of a children's toy called My Friend Cayla. The doll, capable of revealing personal data, is a de facto "espionage device," a federal agency said.
Tanzania announced plans on Saturday to publish a list of gay people allegedly selling sex online. This comes just days after the government shut down dozens of AIDS clinics accused of promoting homosexuality.
Tens of thousands of people joined a protest in Barcelona urging the Spanish government to increase its refugee intake. Only 1,100 migrants have been resettled under a plan to take in 17,000 people.
For the first time in ten years the name Rafael Correa will not be on the ballot in this Sunday's presidential election. The 'Citizens' Revolution,' as Correa calls his administration, could nevertheless go on.
A fan-less fan section did not seem to trouble Dortmund while Bayern Munich had luck on their side in a last-gasp draw at Hertha Berlin. Here are the top images from Matchday 21 in the Bundesliga.
Trump's stance on the two-state solution was simply bidding farewell to an illusion, says Alexander Kudascheff.
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More than 1,500 people took part in a demo against rising military spending and the soaring anti-immigration movement. But Munich police said the numbers were lower than expected.
As uncertainty swirls around the future of the military alliance, DW spoke with NATO commander Petr Pavel at the Munich Security Conference about the defense bloc's primary challenges: Russia, terrorism and cyberwarfare.
Beauty queens have been crowned in Germany for nearly a century, although the definition of beauty has evolved significantly over that period of time. Here's a look back at some of Germany's most attractive women.
Among the winners at the 2017 Berlinale was "On Body and Soul," an atmospheric love story that takes place in a Hungarian slaughterhouse, directed by Ildikó Enyedi, which took home the Golden Bear.
In Boston, American and international scientists have come together to share their research results. But discussions are focused on Trump and how he is endangering modern science, writes Brigitte Osterath.
The Carnival of Venice has got under way in the iconic Italian city, with a stunning show staged on its famous canals. It draws thousands of revellers every year, dressed in masks and period costumes.
Singer Adele could go home with an armful of Grammys. Must rival Beyoncé be sad? No, divas do share! Adele and her little gramophone - for cultural editor Sertan Sanderson, it is the #DWmypic of the week.
Andy Woodward was the first to publicly come forward about the abuse he suffered as a boy. Now 248 British football clubs have been implicated in a wide-ranging investigation into child abuse. Samira Shackle reports.
Penelope Cruz bailed and Richard Gere only came for Merkel. Gero Schliess says it's time Berlinale ditched Hollywood.
Mavluda Ergeshova lives in Kyrgyzstan. Her living room is also the bedroom for a family of five.
Politicians are supposed to be determined to reach their goals, but some go much farther than others.
The Chimfunshi refuge looks after chimpanzees that have lost their families – usually to poachers.
Thousands have been killed in the campaign against drug dealers and users.
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