Germany’s domestic intelligence agency says 'IS' sympathizers returning to the country could pose a security risk. The agency's head also warned of the increasing threat of cyberwarfare.
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Much-loved German confectioner Haribo has come under intense criticism after a documentary discovered cruel conditions in the manufacture of a key ingredient in Brazil. Pigs also suffer in the making of gelatin.
For years European governments have allegedly been complicit in money laundering and tax evasion schemes. So what can be done to crack down on dirty money offenders?
After months of accusations, sackings and now government scrutiny, the Eni Aluko affair has come to a head, with the player's allegations of racist abuse and bullying vindicated. DW looks at how it came this far.
A court in western Germany has sentenced a man to 11 and a half years in jail for raping a student who was camping in a wilderness area with her boyfriend. The judge said the young couple had “feared for their lives.”
As probes into the Gupta family intensify in South Africa, the FBI is reportedly also investigating the Guptas in relation to suspicious cash flows between South Africa, Dubai and the US, according to a newspaper report.
After the latest Spanish deadline for the Catalans expired, the office of Spain's prime minister is scheduling an "extraordinary meeting" to consider invoking Article 155. Madrid said this would "restore legality."
Prime Minister Theresa May has urged a summit of European leaders to lay out a plan for Brexit negotiations to move forward. But her EU counterparts say they first need to see more concrete offerings from the UK's side.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called for the EU to cut funding for Turkey linked to its bid to join the bloc. While raising concerns about the rule of law in the country, she praised Ankara's support for refugees.
Cologne and Hertha Berlin suffer more misery in Europe with both suffering defeats, but Hoffenheim rescued their flailing Europa League campaign with their first ever win in Europe. All the action as it happened.
Two months after his arrest in Spain on a Turkish warrant, the German-Turkish writer and Recep Tayyip Erdogan critic Dogan Akhanli has arrived home to Cologne. Before returning, he spoke to DW about his experience.
Turkish police have detained prominent businessman and rights activist Osman Kavala for questioning. Kavala's lawyer said it was unclear what his client is accused of.
Former football star George Weah will face Liberia's ruling Unity Party Vice President Joseph Boakai in a runoff presidential election. The announcement came amid cries of foul from three leading opposition parties.
A senior Hamas figure has said the group will not dismantle its powerful armed wing or recognize Israel. It came in response to Washington demanding Hamas meet those conditions to join any Palestinian unity government.
The sons of murdered Maltese investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia have called for Prime Minister Joseph Muscat's resignation. They also rejected Muscat's offer of a reward to help find their mother's killers.
Swedish Foreign Minister Wallström joined the #MeToo movement highlighting sexual violence against women, saying she was assaulted at an EU meeting. Will the campaign or responses like #IDidThat change how men behave?
School curricula in Turkey and EU states Hungary and Poland have been trending more toward patriotism and religion, with less emphasis on diversity. Teachers and other education experts are voicing their criticism.
The leader of the New Zealand First Party has said he will enter a government partnership with Labour. The announcement ends a month of coalition wrangling, but raises questions about the new government's policies.
A group of dogs has tested positive for the painkiller Tramadol after the gruelling Iditarod race in Alaska. The unnamed drug cheat has been given the all-clear to race again next year.
DW's Barbara Wesel asks: What do the nationalists want? To live in the 21st century, or the 18th?
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Experts are shocked over the spread of HIV in Russia and eastern Europe. The problem has reached epidemic proportions, despite the fact that methods for stopping the spread of the virus are well known.
Afghanistan, Congo and Pakistan have been elected to the prestigious UN Human Rights Council. But experts say these countries have a dismal rights record and their election to the body is condemnable.
Chinese officials are praising the ideology that Xi Jinping has unveiled at the Communist Party's annual congress. The president could cement his power if his new adages are incorporated into the party's constitution.
The number of people in Africa suffering from hunger had been receding for some years. But it is now on the rise again. 26 million Africans face starvation. A special series by DW Africa explains why.
Africa's drought crisis has hit Kenya and numerous schools have had to stop providing free food to their pupils. This is not only due to crop failures but also greedy profiteers.
With the latest software now using artificial intelligence and algorithms to compose and produce music, will song creators be out of a job? Or will music always need a human touch? DW's George Sims reports.
The indomitable Gauls Asterix und Obelix are off again on a new adventure. Volume 37 takes the two best friends into the lion's den - to ancient Italy, where their arch enemy Julius Caesar rules in Rome.
The move to postpone Catalonia's independence has not done much to calm tensions in the region.
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