Conservative former President Sebastian Pinera has won Chile's presidential runoff election. Initial results placed him well ahead of his center-left opponent Alejandro Guillier, who subsequently conceded defeat.
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South Africa's ruling party, the African National Congress, has started voting for who will succeed controversial leader Jacob Zuma. The race is between Zuma's current deputy president and his ex-wife.
The electoral court in Honduras has declared incumbent President Juan Orlando Hernandez as the winner of last month's election. The opposition has claimed electoral fraud.
German citizen Mesale Tolu has been in custody in Turkey for almost eight months. Her trial resumes on Monday with Tolu's lawyer hoping her client will be provisionally released. Julia Hahn reports from Istanbul.
According to data obtained by Welt newspaper, German authorities knew more than a year in advance that Anis Amri presented a clear danger. Intelligence services may have hoped that he would lead them to other terrorists.
Russia's Vladimir Putin has thanked his US counterpart Donald Trump for giving intelligence to Russia's security body on a terror cell in Russia, the Kremlin says. It is the second time they have spoken since Thursday.
The US Pentagon has acknowledged running a secret program to investigate UFO sightings. Although it says the investigations ended in 2012, officials are reported to be continuing to study any strange aerial incidents.
The UN Security Council is set to vote on a draft resolution nullifying any changes to Jerusalem's status, after the US policy change on the holy city. Protest against the US decision broke out in Jakarta on Sunday.
As Prime Minister Theresa May enters the second phase of Brexit negotiations, a poll commissioned by UK daily The Independent shows that more than half of Britons want to remain in the European Union.
Sex chain Beate Uhse’s filing of an insolvency rescue plan has left Germany wondering why the firm failed to keep pace with the revolution it triggered post-war. Its new head Michael Specht says he’s still “confident.”
Can international negotiators convince Libyan Army General Khalifa Hifter his future will be better with them than without them? What happens on Sunday will be key. Teri Schultz reports from Brussels.
Germany has said the number of new migrants is expected to fall for a second year in a row after peaking in 2015. And Interior Minister de Maiziere has praised a scheme that pays failed asylum seekers to return home.
US President Donald Trump's transition team has accused special counsel Robert Mueller of "unlawfully" gaining access to thousands of private emails as part of a probe into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election.
On December 17, 1967, Australian Prime Minister Harold Holt went for a swim at an isolated south coast beach and was never seen again. Fifty years on, conspiracy theories surrounding his disappearance still abound.
France's Francois Gabart has broken the world record for the fastest solo sailing trip around the globe. Zipping around the world in his high-tech sailboat, he beat the previous record by six days.
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German sports journalists have named the best athletes and the best team of the year, with biathlete Laura Dahlmeier, Nordic combined skier Johannes Rydzek and a beach volleyball duo leading the pack.
Christmas nears and the winter break beckons, to the envy of players in England and much of Europe. Here's your one-stop shop for the Bundesliga's weekend results, including Cologne's first win of the season.
Bolivian President Evo Morales visited Switzerland to sign an agreement to construct a railway line across the continent from the Atlantic to the Pacific. Supporters say the project will boost trade and create jobs.
President Doris Leuthard has inaugurated the Stoos funicular railway line, the steepest in the world. Leuthard, who was part of the group that took the maiden Stoosbahn voyage, described the ride as a "thrill."
Seventy-five years ago, Heinrich Himmler instructed German police to bring "all gypsy mixed-bloods, Roma Gypsies and […] members of gypsy clans" to Auschwitz. The genocide of the Roma people was long ignored in Germany.
With 67 shopping malls already in Berlin, columnist Gero Schliess puts out a cry to stop the mall madness.
They escaped war and violence. But what comes afterward? DW's multimedia feature shows how artists who had to flee have built a new life — in a culture and via a language they weren't familiar with at all.
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