Mexico has threatened retaliation if the US imposes a border tax to pay for Donald Trump's wall. The new president says his plans are "way, way, way ahead of schedule."
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The knife-wielding driver attempted an escape. He was intercepted by a police patrol and shot by an officer following a brief standoff.
Ariel Zurawski lost his cousin in Berlin's Christmas market terror attack and now he faces losing his business. He has rejected charity donations towards him - he just wants his truck back.
Emmigration from Bulgaria and Romania to the UK hit record levels in the year up to 2016. But researcher, Heather Rolfe, told DW that London's plans to reduce immigration levels could have negative economic consequences.
Tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iraq have been high over sectarian differences. At one point in 2016 Iraq called on Riyadh to replace its ambassador over unwelcome remarks.
The late game on Bundesliga Matchday 22 is between two sides chasing a top-four finish. Hertha Berlin take on Eintracht Frankfurt at the Olympic Stadium, follow the build-up and the action here.
Robert Lewandowski scored a hattrick as Bayern Munich put eight past Hamburg. There were also victories for Leipzig and Dortmund, but Leverkusen coach Roger Schmidt is under growing pressure after another defeat.
A phone sold as one used by Hitler and billed as "arguably the most destructive 'weapon' of all time" has been called a con by a German expert. The authenticity of the phone's lineage has sparked online debate.
Police are ratcheting up the pressure on the North Korean embassy in connection with the killing of the half brother of ruler Kim Jong Un. Meanwhile, a woman detained in connection with the attack said she was paid $90.
The six filmmakers nominated for the foreign film Oscar have called for the Academy Award to go to people fighting for unity and the freedom of expression. At the French 'Cesars' George Clooney voiced similar concerns.
US news outlets including CNN and the New York Times have said they were barred from an off-camera briefing with Trump's press secretary. The decision drew censure and prompted other media outlets to boycott the meeting.
Attendees of the annual conservative conference in the US have been duped into waving red, white and blue Russian flags emblazoned with the word Trump. Two young activists claimed responsibility for the devious prank.
Donald Trump once famously called him "the man behind Brexit," as Nigel Farage campaigned for the Republican then-nominee. At the CPAC conference, DW asked the former UKIP leader about Europe's upcoming elections.
The US president has taken the opportunity at the conservative conference to double-down on his policy agenda. The self-proclaimed billionaire has singled out Europe, criticizing Sweden, France and Germany.
Suicide attacks on two security service bases in the heart of Syria's government-held third city of Homs have killed 42 people, state media report. The attacks occurred as peace talks are underway in Geneva.
Canada has seen a spike in suspected hate crimes since a fatal attack on a mosque in Quebec City. Experts now say rising xenophobia and divisive, political rhetoric is cause for concern, Jillian Kestler-D'Amours reports.
Thousands of supporters praised the leadership of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe at a celebration to mark his 93rd birthday. The party is estimated to have cost the cash-strapped country up to $2 million.
The top Social Democrat in Germany's Bundestag has called a regional Alternative for Germany leader a "Nazi." In January, Björn Höcke said he thought Germany paid too much reverence to victims of the Holocaust.
A man in the US state of Kansas has been charged with killing an engineer from India and wounding two other people. Federal authorities are investigating whether the shooting was a hate crime.
Bolivia's Senate has voted to nearly double the amount of land allotted to legal coca cultivation. That could bring the South American nation's expected production to up to 30,000 tons of leaves.
A rally has been held in Manila outside the cell of a senator who has been charged with drug trafficking offenses. Protesters warned of a return to conditions of the military dictatorship overthrown 31 years ago.
Unknown kidnappers who abducted two German archaeologists working in northern Nigeria this week have now demanded $200,000 for their release. Two villagers were shot and killed during the kidnapping.
Guatemala's former vice president and an ex-interior minister have been charged with conspiring to distribute cocaine in the United States. The two are already facing corruption charges in their home country.
A cute polar bear cub at the Munich Zoo has taken her first steps outdoors. The zoo hopes the cub will attract greater attention to the endangered species.
A son of Brazilian soccer great Pele was ordered to serve a reduced sentence from drug trafficking and money laundering originally handed out in 2014. Pele did not comment on the case.
The attacks on the media are just part of a greater plan from Trump's chief strategist, says Carsten von Nahmen.
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Around 5 million people are in urgent need of food - almost half of South Sudan's population. For DW Editor Isaac Mugabi #DWMypic of the week is a stark reminder that each year millions of children die of malnourishment.
In Oscar-nominated 'Arrival,' Amy Adams' character is asked to find a way to communicate with extraterrestrials who visit Earth. DW asked adviser to the movie Jessica Coon just how realistic it was.
His character Winnetou was as famous as Harry Potter, but the life of best-selling author Karl May, born 175 years ago, remains shrouded in mystery. What is fact and what is fiction?
French thriller "Elle" took the best film accolade at the Cesar Awards in Paris, while its star Isabelle Huppert won best actress. George Clooney, honorary Cesar winner, helped Hollywood meet its Trump-trolling quota.
The explosion of the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig in 2010 caused an environmental disaster. But an oil spill like that could happen again, scientists say. Will they be able to prevent worse in the future?
Amid a new wave of terror attacks in Pakistan, the country's army has launched a fresh counter-terrorism offensive. But experts say that instead of more military operations, Pakistan needs a change of narrative.
Years after it pledged to spend billions more on defense, new pressure from the US is forcing the German government to consider whether it can actually meet its goal.
Violence against minorities begins with speech. Insults and hate speech can quickly escalate into physical harm. Experts on the Balkans have warned against the trivialization of hate speech.
Coral reefs are dying and there is no global plan to save them…until now. Scientists want to focus on saving 50 of the most important reefs to help them survive climate change.
While free tuition brings lots of foreign students to Germany, it’s also keeping some of them away.
US President Donald Trump has raised questions about security in Europe, particularly in France. He has described visiting Paris as 'risky'. But tourists actually visiting Paris have other ideas.
The 3 percent stake in Deutsche Bank from China's HNA Group is not a threat. Instead it has come as a relief to investors, says DW’s Frank Sieren.
Formula 1 is back. Pre-season testing begins on Monday, ahead of the first race a month from now. The latest cars are bursting with exciting technology. But you won't find these innovations in your average people mover.
School children are helping to save the El Maria mangrove forest.
Trump could break new ground in the Middle East. What does that mean for Israeli settlers?
Chan Hon Meng is a street food vendor in Singapore – and has been awarded a Michelin Star.
Hungarian police are recruiting new patrol personnel to keep out refugees.
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