A political solution to Syria's conflict may require "new ideas" to move peace talks forward, the UN's top mediator said. Going on seven years, the conflict has shown no sign of ending despite several attempts at peace.
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Authorities have mobilized emergency response personnel after a train crashed into a school bus near France's border with Spain. At least four children have been killed in the tragic accident, the Interior Ministry said.
The US telecom regulator voted to undo net neutrality rules forcing internet service providers to apply the same standards to all data they transmit. Companies will be able to decide how consumers access the internet.
EU leaders agreed to continue economic sanctions against Russia for another six months. Meeting at a summit in Brussels, the bloc's top politicians also discussed migration and security, revealing national differences.
German police have carried out nine raids in connection with an investigation into Berlin's Islamist scene and last December's Christmas market attack. Some suspects are thought to have joined the "Islamic State."
More than a third of the weapons used by "Islamic State" in Iraq and Syria came from European Union states — including Germany, a new report has found. The data shows that deadly arms can often up in the wrong hands.
The Kremlin is not afraid of political rivals, but Russians "will not stand" for Ukraine-style coups, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at his annual press conference. He accused the opposition of a lack of ideas.
Airlines are going out of business but the current consolidation in European aviation is "long overdue" say experts. More change is coming but overall, things look good for consumers as competition stays fierce.
Walt Disney Company will buy film, television and international businesses from Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox in a deal that could reshape the media world, challenging Netflix and other emerging tech platforms.
The European Central Bank has left interest rates and massive support for the eurozone economy unchanged, despite sharp upgrades to the bank's growth forecasts. But inflation will remain stubbornly low, the ECB says.
A Bundeswehr vessel has rescued 102 migrants off the coast of Libya. In a dramatic few days of rescue missions, a further 50 migrants were airlifted after being stranded in the Aegean Sea between Turkey and Greece.
Set to become Europe's youngest political leader, Sebastian Kurz has predicted a new government will be formed before Christmas. He said the far-right FPÖ has ensured the government will have a "pro-European" stance.
Income inequality can lead to "catastrophes," but there are ways to fight it, according to the World Inequality Report. "Everything depends on the choices that will be made," says renowned economist Thomas Piketty.
The number of deaths is "likely to be an underestimation," MSF said as it could not survey all refugee settlements in Bangladesh. More than 630,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled Myanmar to escape violence in Rakhine State.
Security forces in Kenya assaulted and raped civilians in opposition strongholds after the August elections, rights group Human Rights Watch (HRW) said. About half the reports reported to HRW were gang rapes.
A US television channel has reignited the debate over the Ram Setu bridge between India and Sri Lanka, claiming that it was not a natural formation but rather a man-made structure. Murali Krishnan reports.
Germany's chancellor has been named the inaugural winner of an international gender equality award created by the Finnish government. The jury chose Merkel because of her "commitment to women and girls globally."
Serbian police have detained 26 people in connection with fighting that broke out in the stands during the Belgrade derby. Foreign nationals are said to be among at least 20 people were injured in the melee.
Democrat Doug Jones landed a historic victory by defeating Roy Moore, but its significance should not be overstated.
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While hospital care for race horses is highly sophisticated and available worldwide, the same is not the case for camels. A new hospital has been opened in Dubai with state-of-the-art equipment especially made for them.
Poland and the EU are on a confrontation course. There's even talk the country could leave the Union. How realistic is that scenario? DW put that question to Milan Nic of the German Council on Foreign Relations.
The Thomas Fire is causing lots of damage in California. Even the Instagram aesthetics of these pictures can't hide that.
The brutal murder of reporter Daphne Caruana Galizia (‘Panama Papers’) in Malta in October shed light on the state of a country ridden by corruption. Tim Sebastian confronts Deputy PM Chris Fearne with the allegations.
Do you ever think you've seen a ghost and get scared? Wasn't it the rustling of curtains in the wind? We know it's totally irrational, but there's little we can do to stop the fear. Where does the feeling come from?
Chinese women are becoming increasingly successful in the business world, but still do not have equal rights. However, their growing economic power will change their role in society, says DW's Frank Sieren.
Germans are very attached to the books they grew up with as children, which is why they often end up reading these classics to their own kids later on. Here are some of the country's most famous authors.
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