The head of Germany's populist party AfD has met with high-level Russian politicians in a secretive meeting in Moscow. Petry's office refused to clarify who else attended the talks.
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SPD candidate Martin Schulz has proposed a roll-back of the signature labor reforms introduced by the last SPD chancellor, Gerhard Schröder. The move "opens the window wider" for a center-left coalition, some say.
HSBC reported a steep drop in its annual net profit of 82 percent in 2016. The London-based bank blamed "unexpected economic and political events" for the slump.
The UN has expressed concern over the escalation in fighting around Damascus. Syria peace talks are due to resume with the UN's envoy Staffan de Mistura expressing 'chronic optimism.'
Donald Trump has appointed his second national security adviser, Herbert Raymond McMaster will take over after Michael Flynn's Russia-related resignation. The 54-year-old served in both Iraq wars and Afghanistan.
A mass trial for 47 suspects accused of taking part in a plot to kill President Erdogan last July has begun. Turkey has also dismissed another 227 judges and prosecutors as part of its post-failed coup purges.
Prime Minister Theresa May's government has defended the invitation as part of the 'special relationship' between the United States and Britain. Lawmakers also debated a counter-petition.
US Vice President Mike Pence's peace mission has assuaged concerns from Europe's political leaders. But human rights protesters say there is no compromise to be had with Washington on Donald Trump policies.
Almost 1.4 million children suffering from severe malnutrition could die this year from famine in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, the UN children's agency has warned. Famine has been declared in South Sudan.
The German government has held first talks with France's Peugeot (PSA) and US concern General Motors (GM) over the sale of GM's European operations Opel and Vauxhall to PSA. The UK workforce is concerned.
Speculation regarding Errejon's future has abounded since Podemos leader Iglesias triumphed over his number two. As a party-internal game of musical chairs begins, Errejon's future - and that of the party - could shift.
Russia's foreign ministry has announced the sudden death of Moscow's long-time UN ambassador, Vitaly Churkin. The 64-year-old had been Russia's permanent representative to the United Nations since 2006.
Police reported all five individuals on board have died after the plane smashed into a shopping center shortly after take off. Authorities suspect engine failure may have caused the accident.
Debt-laden Greece has edged closer to receiving fresh money through a third 'rescue package,' after eurozone finance ministers agreed to resume a review of Athens' reform program. But time is running short.
Gibraltar authorities have impounded Russian billionaire Andrey Melnichenko's yacht due to millions of euros in unpaid bills. The futuristic yacht is one of the world's biggest sailing ships.
Poland has dismissed European Union demands it implement judicial reforms it considers essential to the rule of law. Warsaw risks being stripped of its voting rights in the 28-member EU bloc as a result.
France and Germany have condemned the Kremlin's decision to accept passports issued by authorities controlled by pro-Russian rebels. Meanwhile, a new ceasefire deal is going into effect in Eastern Ukraine.
French police have searched the headquarters of Marine Le Pen's National Front (FN) party. The search was in relation to an investigation into the party's alleged misuse of European Union funds.
With the Brexit bill debate under way, UK PM Theresa May has warned parliament against delaying Brexit talks. In an unusual move, May also attended the House of Lords, where she sat on the steps of the queen's throne.
The latest attempt on the 6-meter high border fence came after Moroccan officials warned that the EU could prompt more people to try to cross the border unless it offered concessions in a trade dispute.
The man responsible for France's biggest-ever art robbery, Vjéran Tomic, has been sentenced to eight years in prison. But where are the stolen masterpieces, worth 100 million euros, now?
Chancellor Merkel's visit to Algeria has been called off because President Bouteflika is too sick to meet. The two-day trip was part of an effort to stem migration from North Africa in an election year in Germany.
Times are getting tougher in Greece, but there is no real danger that an EU country will be left to flounder.
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More people die due to guns in America than in any other high-income country. But the US congress has restricted funding for gun violence research. Researchers say it's impossible to generate life-saving data.
Concerns abound in recent times about the threats posed by radicalization and terrorism to Indonesian society. The country's foreign minister spoke to DW about how the government is tackling these issues.
Is there anything that can still be done to prevent Brexit? Yes, Lord Richard Newby, a passionate pro-European, tells DW, as the Brexit bill is debated in the House of Lords.
Total energy use in the European Union is slightly lower today than it was in 1990, but fossil fuels remain king, and dependency on fuel imports has grown. Climate and geopolitical risks have grown in tandem.
The cousin of a South Korean woman who died during an attempted exorcism in a Frankfurt hotel has been given a six-year jail sentence. Four other relatives, including the victim's teen son, recieved suspended sentences.
Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe turns 93 Tuesday and on Saturday a lavish party to celebrate his birthday is expected to cost more than $2 million (1.88 million euros).
Tanzania continues to fight against illicit drugs. A recently-released list of "drug pushers," including the names of politicians and artistes, has raised questions about the role of the government in such a crackdown.
The Bundesbank has singled out seven cities where property prices were particularly overvalued. Investors have turned to real estate as consistently low interest rates negate any benefits from saving.
The 15-story high booster portion of the rocket successfully returned to earth with a controlled, upright, landing. SpaceX hopes to begin carrying astronauts to the space station in 2018 and, eventually, to Mars.
In 2015, Saudi Arabia held its first election where women could both vote and be candidates.
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