Strongly supported by the US, the Dutch and Australian governments are holding Russia legally responsible for downing the Malaysia Airlines flight in 2014. Officials say they may take the case to an international court.
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It says a lot about this White House that Donald Trump penned a letter to Kim Jong Un in order to call off the historic North Korea summit. In addition to being unusual, it also complicates the standoff with Pyonygang.
The German chancellor rounded out her China trip with a stop in the high-tech hub of Shenzhen. Though she urged the importance of data security, Merkel kept mum about Trump's cancellation of the North Korea summit.
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Over 75 women have accused the former Hollywood producer of sexual misconduct and rape, some allegations dating back decades. Now Harvey Weinstein has been arrested by New York police on rape and sex abuse charges.
Oscar-winning actor Morgan Freeman is the latest Hollywood figure to face allegations of sexual misconduct. US news network CNN said it spoke with eight women who claimed to be victims of harassment by Freeman.
Spain's Socialists have filed a no-confidence motion against Mariano Rajoy after judges ruled that his Popular Party (PP) benefited from illegal funds. A fractured opposition will have to unite for the move to succeed.
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The US tech giant has said a series of miscues picked up by its voice-activated Echo speakers prompted the device to record a US couple's private conversation and then send it to an acquaintance without their knowledge.
Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said a strong early turnout in Ireland's abortion referendum would favor change in what used to be one of Europe's most socially conservative countries. Gavan Reilly reports from Dublin.
UK firms are already being excluded from the European rival to the US global positioning system (GPS) due to Brexit. London is making access to Galileo a condition of its future relationship with the EU.
Following the recent EU-Western Balkans summit in Sofia, DW collated German internet comments on the prospective enlargement. How did people in the Western Balkans respond?
Two former French spies have been charged with passing secrets to a "foreign power," France's Defense Ministry said. The former members of DSGE intelligence agency allegedly handed over secrets while still in service.
The Israeli government has urged the European Union to halt funding to non-governmental organizations that promote boycotts against the Jewish state. Israel has come under criticism for its treatment of the Palestinians.
Rights groups have called on Saudi authorities to release all activists arrested for campaigning for women's rights. The kingdom's reforms have come under fire for not doing enough to protect activists.
At least 15 people were injured in an explosion at an Indian restaurant outside of Toronto. Police are searching for two men suspected of setting off the bomb in the Bombay Bhel restaurant before fleeing the scene.
The Taiwanese Defense Ministry has taken "efficient responsive measures" to ensure the island's security, it said in a statement. China's military provocation comes as Taipei loses yet another diplomatic ally.
KFC Germany and Berlin police denied accusations of racism after an online video showed police removing a group of black tourists from a Berlin store. Employees claimed the group was "disruptive," but the guests deny it.
It's clear that Washington's all-or-nothing approach to peace talks with North Korea has backfired.
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Amidst ongoing proceedings against Poland to suspend that country's voting rights in the EU, European Commission Vice President Frans Timmermans tells DW "if we don't have the rule of law we don't have the European Union."
From a majestic tree to a rare great ape and a tiny ocean dweller, the College of Environmental Science and Forestry just released its top 10 animals, plants and microbes recently discovered around the globe.
A relic of apartment living in East Germany are "golden house numbers." But what were they and who got given one? Tamsin Walker went in search of Berlin's faded sparkle.
Over 100 dead. Thousands wounded. Israel has been unapologetic in the face of international outcry over its actions on the Gaza border. Michael Oren tells Conflict Zone there was "no choice" but to use lethal fire.
Comparing somebody to legendary Liverpool manager and Scot Bill Shankly on Merseyside is liable to earn you howls of laughter, or worse. And yet another outsider, Jürgen Klopp, bears many of Shankly's hallmarks.
Art collector Peggy Guggenheim, known for supporting the careers of some of modern art's biggest names — Picasso, Miro, Pollock — made her home in Venice after the war. A look at her Venetian debut, 70 years on.
The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will take effect across Europe on May 25. But giving users greater control of personal data might have undue consequences for artists and cultural organizations.
Auction house Sotheby's is selling some of Marcel Proust's correspondence, in addition to his manuscripts. The author most famous for his monumental work, In Search of Lost Time, also wrote some 90,000 letters.
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