The Chancellor has told a Berlin audience that she wants a "decision of conscience" on the issue of same-sex marriage. Merkel presented herself from a more personal side in the interview - three months before elections.
Go to article
Brazil's attorney general filed the charges against the president at the country's highest court. It is the first time an incumbent president has been formally charged with corruption in Brazil.
Imprisoned Chinese Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo has been transferred to a hospital after being diagnosed with cancer. DW spoke with his lawyer Mo Shaoping about Liu's condition and whether his family could visit him.
A powerful US senator has said he would block arms sales to Gulf states until there is a resolution to the Qatar crisis. Senator Bob Corker's threat adds pressure on Saudi Arabia and Gulf states to compromise with Qatar.
Trade and defense topped the agenda as US President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met for the first time. The two leaders appeared to have a good working relationship.
The high court narrowed the focus of lower court rulings that blocked Trump's travel ban on people from six mostly Muslim countries. The court agreed to hear the government's appeals in the case.
Last year's Brexit vote threw the futures of 3 million EU nationals living in the UK into doubt. A year on, May has promised that they will keep their rights, but only if they apply for new immigration status.
The settlement means the family of Philando Castile are spared the pursuit of a wrongful death lawsuit in federal court. The victim's girlfriend live-streamed the incident after he was shot.
New Zealand have reclaimed the America's Cup by almost white-washing the US holders 7-1 in a first-to-seven final. New Zealand's win means Peter Burling has become the youngest ever helmsman to secure the prize.
Al Jazeera is Qatar's patron and instrument of power. Now the news broadcaster finds itself in the middle of the conflict brewing with Gulf neighbors; for rulers in Riyadh, it has long been a thorn in the side.
Andre Poggenburg, the leader of Alternative for Germany in Saxony-Anhalt, has received an official warning from his party leadership. He was caught using far-right slogans in an AfD WhatsApp Chat leaked last week.
Politicians and NGOs say that a spate of security measures go too far and are beginning to impinge on personal liberty.
Germany has passed an unprecedented spate of new surveillance and security laws. DW looks at the most important ones.
Romania's ex-economy minister has 10 days to win a vote of confidence for his policy program. Tudose's predecessor, Sorin Grindeanu, was ousted by his own Social Democrat Party after an internal power row.
The ruling overturns a lower court decision kept both women's names off of a birth certificate. The high court also agreed to hear the case of a Christian baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple.
Temporary courtrooms and holding cells in portable facilities are set to deal with hundreds of arrests at the G20 summit. Those detained will be fast-tracked even if they are only suspected of planning an offense.
More and more signs are pointing to Istanbul's famous Hagia Sophia, currently a museum, slowly returning to a past role as a mosque. During Ramadan, the Koran was read aloud for the second year in a row.
Sweden's Foreign Ministry has confirmed that Johan Gustafsson, who was held hostage by al-Qaeda in Mali since 2011, has been released. Gustafsson was abducted in Timbuktu, along with a South African and Dutch national.
Theresa May's deal with the DUP puts peace in Northern Ireland in jeopardy and limits her room to negotiate on Brexit.
DW News presents the most important news - in brief, quickly and up-to-date.
Coming up at 02:00 UTC: DW News
While the German and French leaders celebrated the close ties between their countries during this week's EU summit, divisions between western and eastern European leaders grew. Christoph Hasselbach reports from Brussels.
The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights was established by the EU to help it respect human rights in its policies. InfoMigrants spoke to its director, Michael O'Flaherty, about the refugee crisis in Europe.
A year ago the Iraqi town of Fallujah - captured by IS in 2014 - was liberated. When Judit Neurink visited the town, she found the scars of occupation still prevalent.
You know all about the top German music festivals and art shows fairs this summer? Let us add a few events to your list, from stallions to fireworks and ocean liners!
Plastic waste is a growing problem worldwide - especially for the planet's oceans. The dilemma has inspired a Canadian entrepreneur to start using old plastic bottles to build homes on an island off Panama.
On the island of Menorca, race horses gallop through the streets to honor the town’s patron, Sant Joan. The festival is part of summer solstice celebrations, which are observed throughout Spain.
Germany's pension system will soon fail to serve the people who will need retirement assistance most, according to a new study. Women, part-timers and people left unemployed for long stretches are most threatened.
Hundreds of Bosnians fought for IS in Syria. Their return is now a source of concern.
A Berlin hairdresser cuts the hair of homeless people for free, to help them regain their dignity.
The border agency Frontex thinks refugee helpers are playing into the hands of smugglers.
The epilepsy drug Depakine could cause autism and severe birth defects.
© 2017 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version