Leaders from 27 European Union states have unanimously agreed on guidelines for negotiations on the UK's divorce from the bloc. The leaders have also urged unity going into two years of talks with Britain.
Go to article
Germany's finance minister has backed a 'hard Brexit' negotiating stance ahead of a summit in Brussels. He has also said that Germany should not pay more money to the EU to cover the gaps once the UK leaves.
Anti-Putin activists have demonstrated against the Russian president in several cities across Russia. With the presidential elections coming up, opposition leaders are hoping to galvanize their base.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has told European leaders that his government will alter a controversial law. EU leaders accused the measures of infringing on academic freedom.
Marine Le Pen has said she would pick a non-member of the far-right National Front party for prime minister if she wins the run-off vote for the presidency. Le Pen herself has stepped aside from the FN leadership.
Pyongyang has launched a mid-range rocket that broke apart shortly after launch, according to the US and South Korea militaries. The test came shortly after the UN issued a warning to North Korea to cease provocations.
Leaders of the Southeast Asian nations have gathered in Manila as tensions on the Korean Peninsula are high on the agenda of the ASEAN summit. Manila aims to soften the bloc's stance on Beijing's South China Sea claims.
The first freight train linking China directly to the UK has arrived in the eastern Chinese city of Yiwu. It is part of China's drive to strengthen trade links with western Europe along a modern-day 'Silk Road.'
Turkish authorities have blocked access to the popular online encyclopedia Wikipedia. No official reason was given, but local media said the move was related to associating Turkey with terrorism.
Police in Germany managed to salvage a pizza order after a traffic accident in Baden-Württemberg. Both drivers involved in the crash suffered serious injuries, but the Italian food was found unscathed.
The Knights of Malta have elected Giacomo Dalla Torre as their new temporary leader. His predecessor, Britain's Matthew Festing, resigned in January after a quarrel with Pope Francis over distributing condoms.
Philippine marines have killed an Abu Sayyaf extremist commander and notorious kidnapper. Alhabsy Misaya had sailed across the sea border into Malaysia to kidnap tourists and sailors for ransom when he was shot.
Pope Francis has led Mass for thousands of Catholics in Cairo as part of his historic visit to Muslim-majority Egypt. Amidst heavy security, Francis called for tolerance following attacks by Islamic militants.
The Canadian province of Ontario plans to give up to 4,000 low-income households a guaranteed basic income for three years. Finland recently began its own basic income experiment, reports Jillian Kestler-D'Amours.
Afghan warlord and ex-premier, Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, has called on the Taliban to lay down their weapons and enter peace talks with the government. Kabul signed a peace agreement with the Hezb-i-Islami leader last year.
As France prepares for a run-off vote that Emmanuel Macron appears poised to win, his political doppelganger to the south - Italy’s Matteo Renzi - is also likely to clinch a contest. Megan Williams reports from Rome.
Germany's airlines have decided to do away with rules requiring two people in the cockpit at the same time, the country's aviation association said. The rule had been introduced after a deadly crash in 2015.
In rural Pakistan, a system of informal justice reigns. Men make the decisions, and women sometimes face brutal treatment. A group of them are fighting back, report Naila Inayat and Jennifer Collins from the Swat Valley.
Hungarian officials have argued that the new fence will secure both Hungary and the EU from additional migrants. International groups have criticized Hungary for its recent anti-migration measures.
Social media has been abuzz with a dangerous 50-day challenge involving self-inflicted harm and suicide. Internet safety experts told DW that combating such abusive behavior begins with trust and openness.
In some Arab countries, men who rape a woman but then marry her are protected from prosecution. But legislative changes approved by parliament in Jordan are making this a thing of the past.
Basking in glory after emerging victorious in a recent divisive referendum, Turkish leader Erdogan is traveling to India as part of a whirlwind tour of global powers. The agenda includes terror, trade and nuclear issues.
The immigration issue booms loud and clear in this busy year of European elections. But what of its quieter, yet close cousin, the integration issue? Tamsin Walker listened for its voice.
Ferrari followed up on their strong practice pace in Russia, securing first and second on the grid for the grand prix in Sochi. It seemed Raikkonen would be the polesitter on Sunday until Vettel undercut him at the last.
On Save the Frogs Day, celebrated on the last Saturday in April, DW looks at some of the nearly 4,800 frog species worldwide.
Even after 100 days in office, the US President remains a mystery, writes DW's Miodrag Soric.
DW News presents the most important news - in brief, quickly and up-to-date.
David Alaba has put Bayern in front in the first half as the defending Bundesliga champions look to wrap up their fifth consecutive league title in Wolfsburg. Don't miss a kick with DW's live updates.
Coming up at 17:15 UTC: Business
April 29 marks 100 days since Donald Trump was sworn into the Oval Office and pledged to put "America First!" With more than 1,360 days to go in his presidency, here's a look at what you need to know so far.
From migrating crabs in Cuba to Goths in England, here are this week's headlines that didn't make the news.
Building projects are a disaster in Berlin. Managers should at least work on their image, says DW's Gero Schliess.
Cobalt and coltan are abundant in the Democratic Republic of Congo. But, paired with regional instability, the minerals attract militia, exploitation and violence.
She didn't want to say it: When German Chancellor Angela Merkel was asked if she considers herself a feminist, she was ambiguous. A disappointing response, says DW's Head of Social Media Kristin Zeier.
She's not only a pretty face with a stunning voice. DW is pleased to introduce Germany's 2017 Eurovision Song Contest (ESC) participant, Levina, as host of our television show, PopXport.
Kids are awesome - just not right next to me on the airplane. Right? Wrong. Whoever thinks that way shouldn't be surprised that countries like Germany aren't having enough babies, says Linda Vierecke.
DW's in-depth look at relations between Berlin and Ankara
Uganda: A kid from a Kampala slum turns champion chess player
Conservationists want to save the Balkan lynx – and growing cowslips could help.
Copenhagen's Mariam Mosque is the first mosque in Scandinavia led by a woman.
Delia Flores runs a logistics company in Argentina and seeks to promote gender equality.
Indian entrepreneur Sucharita Eashwar helps women set up their own businesses.
Malawi has a chronic lack of veterinarians. Livestock often suffer from parasites and other diseases.
GirlHype wants to prepare girls in Africa for the challenges of the 21st century.
The Dutch-designed Barsha pump saves Nepalese farmers time and boosts their crop yields.
Hippo numbers had fallen in Togo. But conservation schemes are now in place to protect them.
© 2017 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version