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The raid is the latest in an ongoing scandal surrounding the company's use of millions of Facebook users' private data. The warrant for the search had been delayed by 24 hours.
Dozens of Catalan secessionists will be tried for rebellion, embezzlement and disobeying the state, a court has ruled. Protests in Catalonia left 24 people injured.
A witness has said Peter Madsen, who is accused of killing journalist Kim Wall, was obsessed with sex and death. Madsen, however, called himself a "psychopath, but a loving one."
The German and French rivals have inked a deal to merge their rail operations, but antitrust authorities still need to approve tie-up. Siemens said the new firm will be headquartered in France.
The country already has some of Europe's most restrictive abortion laws, but the ruling PiS party wants to tighten them further. The EU human rights head has warned this would put Poland at odds with international law.
The man killed three people and injured 16 before being shot dead in what French President Emmanuel Macron called an "Islamist terrorist attack." A police officer who swapped places with a hostage earned praise.
The EU has recalled its ambassador to Russia in response to a poisoning, but Paris and Berlin want further action. Emmanuel Macron and Angela Merkel stood side by side as they went on to condemn US tariffs.
Philip Murphy, US governor for New Jersey and former ambassador to Germany, is concerned that a trade war could harm the trans-Atlantic relationship. But he’s certain that institutions will be stronger than individuals.
The eight-time Olympic champion has signaled his desire to return to the pitch with one of Germany's best teams. Borussia Dortmund's coach said Usain Bolt is "talented," but is "missing" a few things.
When a treasure hunter found a tiny mummified corpse in Chile's Atacama Desert 15 years ago, many people believed it was that of an alien. Now genetic sequencing says they were wrong.
More than a week after murdered councilwoman Marielle Franco was laid to rest in Rio de Janeiro, the dust is far from settling. Brazil has been confronted with its inequalities, Donna Bowater and Priscilla Moraes report.
Lawmakers have gathered to vote for presidents of both parliamentary chambers, the first step towards a government. But the situation looks dire after Silvio Berlusconi torpedoed a deal between two populist parties.
In his first speech in parliament, Germany's new interior minister said the country needs a 'strong state' to protect its citizens. He reiterated his call for tighter internal border controls.
President Trump's new security adviser has built a reputation as a foreign policy hardliner, who has advocated military action against North Korea and Iran. What does his appointment mean for the future of US policy?
Lawmakers in Washington approved the deal, which includes President Donald Trump's border wall and increased military spending. Proposed cuts to environmental programs were rejected.
Hackers allegedly worked with the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps to steal 31 terabytes of academic data and intellectual property. But the group is unlikely to face a US court.
Eight opposition political parties in Cameroon will be competing with the ruling CPDM of President Paul Biya for the 70 elective senate seats in the country’s March 25 parliamentary elections.
Judging by a sharp decline in church attendance, not very. But a look at tax revenue, board memberships and land holdings suggest that its two biggest churches still have a wealth of influence.
The protesters had placed candles, roses and pictures of victims of violent crimes blamed on migrants outside Merkel's constituency office. Police say four of the candles alluded to the far-right Identitarian movement.
Beijing has announced a plan to consolidate film, news and publishing under one regulatory body. With control over all media content, China's Communist Party can project its ideal image and quash dissent.
Russia needs a "real breakthrough" to improve the life quality of its citizens and face historical challenges, President Vladimir Putin said in a televised address. He also urged his opponents to work with the Kremlin.
Jürgen Rudloff used to be the proud face of legal sex work in Germany. Now, prosecutors have charged him with illegally obtaining funds from investors and procuring women from trafficking gangs.
It is more than just a change of ownership. It is about the loss of press diversity in Turkey, says Rainer Hermann.
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Thomas Müller's first half goal salvaged a result for the home side on a night on which both teams missed big chances. Jogi Löw's side will need some fine tuning before Germany's showdown with Brazil on Tuesday night.
Former Sweden international Zlatan Ibrahimovic has confirmed that he is moving to the United States to finish his career. The news comes after he came to an agreement to sever ties with Manchester United.
The opening night of the festival's 15th edition featured the screening of "The Workers Cup." The film is a documentary about the lives of the migrants building the facilities for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
A number of companies have said they are either abandoning Facebook or pressing pause of their use of the social network. But the company said it hasn't seen a meaningful number of people ready to #deletefacebook.
It is one of the most influential science fiction movies ever made, and it’s celebrating its 50th anniversary this year: 2001: A Space Odyssey. The film is listed in many top ten films of all time. Is it worthy of such an accolade?
Wes Anderson's "Isle of Dogs," a stop-motion adventure featuring the director's ultra-stylized approach, premiered at the Berlinale to strong reviews. Now the political allegory is making its American debut.
Since satellites started recording weather data in the 1970s forecasting has taken a huge step forward. It isn't just about sun or rain any more. It's about giving people more time to prepare for extreme weather events.
Corals around the world are dying out. But South Africa's reefs have proved to be more resilient. Marine biologists are researching reef dynamics there in the hope of saving corals in a changing climate.
Barry Cawston's latest project has brought him a step closer to the world's most mysterious street artist. Rachel Stewart spoke to the British photographer about blurring the lines between Banksy's art and reality.
The little known Kazakh town of Aksu is a global steel giant. Its main factory employs most of the residents and is owned by three billionaires, but appearances can be deceptive in this post-Soviet heartland.
With at least half of Berliners living in one-person households, the potential for isolation, particularly among older generations, is rife. Tamsin Walker looks at how the city is dealing with late-life loneliness.
Heino is one of Germany's most famous crooners, whose bleached hair and sunglasses became his trademark. But he seems to have gone a little off key. He recently gave Nazi-era songs to a homeland minister, of all people.
A million protesters are expected to descend on Washington on March 24 to demand stricter gun laws.
Zimbabwean farmers' dependence on maize is a threat to the country's food security in a warming world. One group is trying to promote hardy indigenous grains suited to dry conditions as a solution.
The future of Xi Jinping depends on Wang Qishan's success as China's vice president, says DW's Frank Sieren.
Months after fake "celebrity porn" reared its head online, there's a bad-tech aftertaste. Clearly our sense of truth is morphing, with clever dickies using AI to fool us. So how can we trust AI to tell us what's real?
The Psisu restaurant in Greece’s second largest city of Thessaloniki specializes is gyros.
Cozumel is a popular holiday destination. But mass tourism is both a blessing and a curse.
'Shujaaz' is a multi-media platform that helps improve the lives of young people in East Africa.
Many children were orphaned in Mosul and are severely traumatized. A report from an orphanage.
Video manipulation technology can be used to spread fake news.
Hamid Sulaiman lives in Berlin, where he composed a graphic novel about the Syrian civil war.
Açaí is very popular in Brazil. And internationally, it’s increasingly viewed as a superfood.
An agency in Johannesburg is trying to lure highly-qualified Africans back to the continent.
Harriet Bruce-Annan has financed schooling for hundreds of street kids in Accra.
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