Months before Anis Amri rammed a truck into a crowded market, German police warned he was planning an attack. Authorities ignored its calls for his deportation, saying such a move was legally impossible.
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The ex-European Parliament president has vowed to tackle gender pay gaps, calling them one of the greatest injustices. He further discussed defense spending, executive pay and tax cuts in a German newspaper interview.
Germany's "super election year" of 2017 is underway: State parliamentary elections have begun in the German state of Saarland. Suddenly, everyone has their eye on Germany's smallest state.
Germany's Sebastian Vettel produced a scintillating drive in his Ferrari to win the first race of the new Formula One season. Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton was on pole but couldn't live with Vettel in a thrilling race.
Critics have accused the 1,194-member election committee of being heavily stacked with Beijing loyalists. Protests have coincided with the selection process, which pits establishment figures against each other.
Anti-terrorism police have said they believe the man who killed four people outside parliament last week acted alone. Police have since raided several addresses and arrested 11 people, with only two remaining in custody.
Bulgaria holds parliamentary elections on Sunday. Whatever the outcome, the next government would be well advised to continue the European course, says German Social Democrat politician Gernot Erler.
Belarusian police have arrested dozens of people after its president warned of a Western plot to oust him. Mounting protests against the authoritarian president have drawn thousands of people in recent weeks.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he may hold a nationwide vote on whether to continue to pursue EU membership. Turkey's government began accession talks with the EU in 2005, but the process stalled years ago.
The withdrawal of a bill dismantling Obama-era health policy could signal broader fissures within the GOP. Its defeat in the Republican-controlled House is the latest setback threatening Trump’s presidency.
With the UK noticeably absent, European Union leaders have met in Rome to celebrate the founding treaties of the bloc. Amid trouble and uncertainty, they sought to portray a united Europe.
Forty-two police officers have been decapitated by a Congolese militia group after the officers' vehicles were ambushed. The country's Kasai region has seen seven months of severe violence amid local power struggles.
The recent attack on the British parliament by a British-born Muslim convert has once again highlighted the issue of radicalization in the country. DW asks if the authorities are taking radicalization seriously.
The coalition against the "Islamic State" (IS) armed group is to investigate whether civilians were killed by its airstrikes in Mosul. The US-led force has admitted the March 17 incident may have hit non-combatants.
A rude Caribbean awakening: The jihadist group "Islamic State" is recruiting in the island state of Trinidad and Tobago, just a short flight from the United States. Why are they targeting the Caribbean?
Two explosions in Bangladesh's northeastern city of Sylhet have killed at least six people and injured more than 40. The self-styled "Islamic State" (IS) group has claimed responsibility for the attacks.
The US military has confirmed that a US drone strike in eastern Afghanistan on March 19 killed the senior Al-Qaeda military commander Qari Yasin. He had been linked to numerous attacks in his native Pakistan.
NBA All-Star Joakim Noah faces a 20-game unpaid suspension after failing a doping test. The New York Knicks center, son of French tennis legend Yannick Noah, tested positive for a substance similar to anabolic steroids.
His team haven't conceded since Euro 2016 and have a perfect World Cup qualifying record but coach Joachim Löw still wants more. An improving Azerbaijan hope to throw a spanner in the works on Sunday.
The small German state of Saarland is the first of three state elections ahead of the showdown in the fall. 2017 is a decisive year in German politics. DW looks at key dates leading up to this fall's federal election.
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Although working in the mines of eastern Venezuela is dangerous, diggers from all over the country head underground daily, pushed by the rise in gold prices and the severe economic crisis affecting the country.
Christian Pulisic has impressed in Germany as one of Dortmund's array of young stars. But his latest performance for his country saw fans, media outlets, players and coaches from the USA rushing to eulogize his talent.
YouTube's "restricted" mode aims to keep children and young people from seeing inappropriate content. But harmless videos by members of the LGBT community are also being blocked.
This year's Young Islam Conference has the theme "repairing dialogue." But is dialogue between Muslims and non-Muslims really broken? And if so, how can it be fixed? DW asked eight of the participants.
For the latest in DW's series on the best in German cinema, we picked seven wonderful German performers - four actresses, three actors - who look set to take their place on the international stage.
Danish researchers have found a natural way to treat erectile dysfunction - with just one injection into the penis. They hope their method will have long-term benefits in helping men regain the ability to have sex.
Turkish-German relations have arguably reached a historic low point. DW explains what's behind the conflict over the Turkish president's accusations of "Nazi practices" in Germany.
DW's in-depth look at relations between Berlin and Ankara
Gola National Park combines environmental protection and stable incomes.
Japanese members of the Global Shapers Community have founded Tokyo's first private student dorm.
We caught up with Swiss globalization critic Jean Ziegler.
Bride kidnapping is an old tradition in Kyrgyzstan. Women are abducted and forced to marry.
Aid organizations in Somalia are struggling to provide help to people suffering from drought.
Finland launched a test of the universal basic income in hopes of boosting its economy.
Several hundred giraffe live in a protected zone about 70 kilometers from Niger’s capital.
In Afghanistan, few women can participate in sports. Many in the country are opposed to it.
Cheetahs may be facing extinction. A South African NGO is raising awareness about the speedy cats.
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