European leaders have failed to display cohesion on what type of common security policy the EU needs. Without a holistic approach, the bloc will never fully realize a "security union," writes DW's Lewis Sanders.
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A day after the US indictment of 13 Russians accused of plotting to disrupt the 2016 presidential vote, Russia dismissed the accusations. But the US National Security Adviser HR McMaster said the evidence was growing.
Turkish journalist Ahmet Altan has been sentenced to life in prison for "violating the constitution." His daughter tells DW that the verdict is a political decision aimed at President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's opponents.
Turkey says it has "never used chemical weapons" after claims it used a toxic gas during an offensive in Afrin, Syria. Local doctors had been quoted as saying they treated people for exposure to chemical gases.
Among those arrested were two Punjab National Bank employees believed to be at the center of the fraud — India's biggest-ever bank scam. The third suspect is an official from celebrity jewelry designer Nirav Modi's firm.
As Poland marks the 50th anniversary of a notorious anti-Semitic campaign, some of its leaders call for a clampdown on historical debate and speak darkly about enemies within. The echoes of '68 are hard to ignore.
A Pakistani man has been handed four death sentences for a rape and murder that shocked the country. Many in Pakistan, including the murdered girl's parents, have called for a public execution.
The Japanese government has approved plans for raising the optional age for drawing public pensions to 71 or older. It is trying to grapple with labor shortages, ballooning welfare costs and an ageing population.
Robert Lewandowski came off the bench to score a last-gasp penalty for Bayern Munich at Wolfsburg. Elsewhere, there were wins for Bayer Leverkusen, Freiburg and Mainz — but Werder Bremen and Hamburg remain in trouble.
All pre-run eyes were on returning Olympian Lindsey Vonn and defending champion Anna Veith was already being congratulated on victory when outsider Ester Ledecka set off. Then the Czech snowboarder made super-G history.
Five months after a major earthquake devastated Mexico City, a powerful tremor has struck the country again. A helicopter carrying government officials who were to examine the damage crashed in an unrelated incident.
The decision of the Popular Will party to boycott April's election underscores divisions within the opposition. The opposition alliance is yet to decide on an election strategy.
Ethiopia says a state of emergency, imposed after the prime minister stepped down in a surprise move, will last six months. Authorities say the measure is necessary to "protect the constitutional system."
One of two armed bank robbers whose two-day car chase and fatal hostage-taking kept West Germany aghast in 1988 is to be freed. A German court has decided to release Dieter Degowski after nearly 30 years in jail.
Deniz Yücel is free but we mustn't forget that well over 100 journalists are still in Turkish prisons, writes Ines Pohl.
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Michael O'Flaherty, director of the EU Fundamental Rights Agency, meets Michel Friedman on Conflict Zone.
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For Roma in Europe's youngest state, discrimination and a lack of opportunity have created a sense of hopelessness and driven many to look for work abroad. Morgan Meaker reports from the western Balkans.
The Vatican has been negotiating with Beijing for years and now seems prepared to make huge concessions. If the Catholic Church wants to grow, it cannot survive without China, says DW's Frank Sieren.
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Thousands of homeless people sleep rough in Los Angeles. The authorities appear overwhelmed.
More and more children in the UK now live in households with incomes below the poverty level.
International investors have snapped up land in Peru, leaving many local farmers destitute.
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Threatened delicacy: Efforts to catch Caribbean lobster in Mexico sustainably.
In the Mayan language, Guatemala means "land of Trees." But its rainforest is disappearing.
Deforestation and mercury pollution from surrounding gold mines are threatening the livelihoods of people in the Amarakaeri region in southeastern Peru. The "Eba Amazonia" project aims to restore the balance by providing locals with new sources of income and protecting the environment at the same time.
The Prunus Africana, also known as Red Stinkwood or Muiri, is a miracle of natural medicine. Traditional healers in Kenya use its bark to make remedies for a broad range of disorders. Improper methods of harvesting the bark and illegal logging, however, have made it an endangered species.
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