The German chancellor has said there is no way US President Trump can make America "great" if he ignores the rest of the world. She added that Germany would not automatically follow the US into war against North Korea.
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Countries across Europe are marking a day that Russia is reticent about discussing. The EU is calling for its people to reject extremism, intolerance and oppression.
The case of former German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder cosying up to his buddy Vladimir Putin by joining Rosneft raises all sorts of questions about unethical public-private job swapping. Where does Germany stand?
Karamba Diaby, Germany's first African-born black Bundestag member, has filed charges against racist Facebook commenters. The far-right NPD questioned his right to represent German people on its page.
Social Democrat Martin Schulz
has vowed to remove US nuclear weapons from Germany's soil if he defeats Chancellor Angela Merkel in the upcoming election. Schulz's SPD has 24 percent support, according to the latest poll.
Germany's central bank has completed an initiative to bring half of the country's gold reserves home three years ahead of schedule, as it repatriated all of its gold kept in Paris and a third of its reserves in the US.
Emmanuel Macron is on tour in Eastern Europe trying to drum up support to curtail companies from posting workers in other EU countries for long periods. Such new rules are seen to protect Western European workers.
The rule of law has died in Venezuela, said the country's ex-chief prosecutor Luisa Ortega. She has claimed to have damning evidence of widespread corruption in the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.
Police have placed barriers in front the Cologne Cathedral. The measure follows reports that militants sought to target Barcelona's Sagrada Familia - another, albeit more modern, icon of ecclesiastical architecture.
Danish police have identified the journalist Kim Wall as the woman whose body was found on the Copenhagen waterfront. A wealthy inventor claims that he "buried" her at sea after she died in an accident on his sub.
The diplomatic spat between Germany and Turkey is showing no signs of letting up. Turkey's foreign minister fired off a long series of tweets slamming his German counterpart.
Egypt's Foreign Ministry first snubbed then relented and met US presidential adviser - and Trump son-in-law - Jared Kushner. The US reportedly cut aid to Egypt due to human rights abuses.
The Israeli leader has accused Iran of filling the void in Syria left by the so-called "Islamic State." Israel has expressed concern that de-escalation zones brokered by Moscow pose a security threat.
The world’s most powerful central bankers are gathering in the US to exchange views over the myriad of problems and uncertainties they confront. But they will do their utmost not to send any clear signal to the markets.
At least 35 people have been killed in raids on Sanaa, Yemen's capital. Medical sources say two airstrikes hit a small hotel just outside the capital.
Crews have begun dynamiting Neolithic-era caves near Hasankeyf, Turkey. The early Mesopotamian settlement will soon be submerged by a hydroelectric dam project, Diego Cupolo reports.
The US Navy will replace its 7th Fleet commander, Vice Admiral Joseph Aucoin, after a string of collisions involving warships. Several sailors are missing after the latest incident off Singapore.
From his home, the Marshall Islands, Tony de Brum saw the effects of global warming first-hand and became a champion of the Paris Climate Agreement. The president of the Marshall Islands called him a national hero.
Android developer Google is expected to offer a wide range of Wal-Mart items on its voice-controlled Assistant platform starting late September. The move will give fresh momentum to voice-shopping in the US.
A Singaporean firm has signed an agreement to run Cambodia's first-ever oil field. The impoverished Southeast Asian nation has long desired to strike oil, and it is now one step closer to making that a reality.
The Turkish president's verbal tirades seem like a relic of bygone times. But there's more to them than meets the eye.
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"The party of the better earners" - it's a tagline that Germany's liberal Free Democratic Party (FDP) has long sought to shake off. DW's Kate Brady reports from Strande, where the reputation holds true.
An 80-year-old judge is gaining millions of fans around the world as he passes judgement with humanity and the help of defendants' children. We take a look inside Frank Caprio's open New England court.
In a new move designed to improve the work and life balance for Japan's employees, the government has announced it will impose an annual cap on overtime hours. Julian Ryall reports from Tokyo.
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Two Deutsche Welle journalists crossed Germany to chart the mood ahead of the general election.
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The huge commercial demand for Russian beluga whales has caused their numbers to fall.
A movement of radical and anti-semitic Hungarians is growing in the wake of Prime Minister Orbán.
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