The global chemical weapons watchdog has taken samples from the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack in Douma, Syria. The watchdog's access to the site comes after days of delays.
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In a historic move, North Korea's leader has announced an indefinite halt on its nuclear and ballistic missile programs. With major international summits ahead, Pyongyang is hoping to consolidate its diplomatic gains.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reacted to criticism that he did not deal with the recent rape and murder of a girl swiftly enough. India is trying to crack down on violence against girls and women.
Police have arrested more than 230 protesters attempting to block streets and stage sit-ins. Opposition leaders have described the president-turned-prime minister as a "political corpse," vowing to reject dialogue.
The eastern German town of Ostritz has become the scene of a confrontation between neo-Nazis and their opponents. But security is high, and few incidents have so far been reported.
"Anti-Semitism is becoming socially acceptable again," said Katarina Barley. Her statements came in the wake of an anti-Semitic attack that shocked Berlin.
Amongst the thousands of tourists, the Hofbräuhaus in Munich hosts more than 120 regulars' gatherings — and the number is rising. DW asked what "heimat," or "home," means for them.
The US global human rights report covers some 200 countries and territories. China, Russia, Iran and North Korea were top of the list in violating human rights.
Germany is hoping more Iraqi refugees will return home with the assistance of a massive aid package. But a senior minister has traveled to Iraq to ask for something in return.
Industry representatives have urged the German chancellor to discuss increased business ties with India during the meeting. Some business leaders are hoping Germany can close on a free trade deal 10 years in the making.
When a German military attache in Washington was ordered back to the country, he decided to take his family on the long route home. A court has ruled that he is legally entitled to be fully reimbursed.
A descendant of the painter has been granted an injunction against Mattel, who says it legally purchased the rights to Kahlo's image. Critics argued that the sale of the doll runs contrary to the artist's views.
Demonstrators took to the streets of the capital in protest of a new electoral law they say is too restrictive. The administration of President Rajaonarimampianina has been marred by allegations of corruption.
An all-star line up is due to perform at London's Royal Albert Hall in honor of the UK's longest serving monarch. It was only yesterday that her eldest son was approved as successor to the throne.
Two German tourists have been killed in Peru after a minibus they were traveling in plunged into a ravine. Ten other Germans were injured.
Since 2013, Islamist assailants wielding machetes and knives have killed more than 30 people in Bangladesh. The targeted attacks on liberal bloggers, freethinkers and atheists have created a climate of repression.
Switzerland passed a law allowing insurers to use GPS and even drones to spy on people suspected of committing welfare fraud. A small group has now launched a campaign against it, shaking up Swiss politics along the way.
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A narrow win over Freiburg has given Hamburg hope of yet another dramatic escape. Elsewhere, Stuttgart guaranteed their safety by beating Bremen, Hertha won comfortably in Frankfurt and Bayern Munich beat Hannover.
Offering free tickets to anyone wearing a swastika during a production of George Tabori's "Mein Kampf" the Theater Konstanz has drawn global attention. Is there more than clever marketing behind the deal?
How far should the EU go to reach its migration agenda? Researchers in Berlin looked at the cooperation between the EU and authoritarian states in Africa.
The UK government has resorted to damage-control mode after an outcry over the deportation and hounding of British Caribbean citizens resident in the country since the 1950s and 1960s. Samira Shackle reports from London.
Amongst the news about Germany scoring its highest number of births per woman since 1973, are warnings about making sure the infrastructure is there to keep it that way. And a more personal one from Tamsin Walker.
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