A court in Istanbul has ordered the release of the German journalist. Turkish authorities arrested Mesale Tolu in April for producing "terrorist propaganda," a charge often used to jail journalists and media workers.
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Never before have so many people been on the move, migrating in search of jobs and security. Large numbers are coming to Europe, but the majority are on the move elsewhere. DW looks at three examples.
The grieving family of the first victim killed in last year's Berlin Christmas market attack is still waiting for Chancellor Angela Merkel to send her condolences. Frank Hofmann met the truck driver's parents in Poland.
Police in Hamburg are asking for the public's help to identify "Black Bloc" rioters who caused millions in damages at the G20 summit. Officials estimate that up to 6,000 people were involved in the street violence.
Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has announced his intention to deepen ties with Germany and the EU. Vienna's new government has encountered mixed responses in Germany for including the far-right Freedom Party.
The right-wing Yisrael Beiteinu has received backing for a controversial bill targeting convicted "terrorists." The proposal to change how the death penalty can be applied has divided lawmakers in Israel's parliament.
China has defended its trade with the US as a win-win scenario ahead of a speech by US President Donald Trump laying out a new national security strategy that will accuse Beijing of "economic aggression."
Human Rights Watch slams Myanmar's continued destruction of villages, calls repatriation deal a PR stunt. Separately, two journalists are facing 14 years in prison for violating the country's Official Secrets Act.
Conservative former President Sebastian Pinera has won Chile's presidential runoff election. Initial results placed him well ahead of his center-left opponent Alejandro Guillier, who subsequently conceded defeat.
South Africa's ruling party, the African National Congress, has started voting for who will succeed controversial leader Jacob Zuma. The race is between Zuma's current deputy president and his ex-wife.
The electoral court in Honduras has declared incumbent President Juan Orlando Hernandez as the winner of last month's election. The opposition has claimed electoral fraud and called for renewed protests.
Power has been restored to the world's busiest airport in Atlanta after a sudden outage that grounded hundreds of flights. Passengers have been stranded in darkened terminals or in planes idling on the tarmac.
Unions representing pilots in Ireland and Portugal have suspended plans to strike before Christmas, lifting the threat of walkouts at the low-cost carrier after it agreed to recognise trade unions for the first time.
After the "suspicious" deaths of pharmaceuticals billionaire Barry Sherman and his wife, Honey, Toronto police have now revealed what killed the couple. Homicide detectives have taken the lead in the investigation.
The UN Security Council is set to vote on a draft resolution nullifying any changes to Jerusalem's status, after the US policy change on the holy city. Protest against the US decision broke out in Jakarta on Sunday.
The Tunisian revolution, considered the catalyst for the movement that became known as the Arab Spring, began seven years ago. Today, Tunisia is still struggling to achieve democratic reforms and economic growth.
Boko Haram militants have killed four people in an attack on a food convoy carrying aid to displaced civilians in Nigeria. Some 8.5 million people in the conflict region are in need of humanitarian aid.
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The Everglades acted as a natural shock absorber that softened Hurricane Irma's impact. But being the on frontline of the most powerful Atlantic storm on record took its toll, threatening a unique wetland wilderness.
Thousands of people are trapped on the Greek island of Lesbos as they wait for their asylum applications to be processed. Conditions in both the official camp and the makeshift one outside it are catastrophic.
There is something that any self-respecting footballer can't be without these days: A tattoo. The more and the bigger they are, the better. Whether or not they actually look good is in the eye of the beholder.
German sports journalists have named the best athletes and the best team of the year, with biathlete Laura Dahlmeier, Nordic combined skier Johannes Rydzek and a beach volleyball duo leading the pack.
Sex chain Beate Uhse's filing of an insolvency rescue plan has left Germany wondering why the firm failed to keep pace with the revolution it triggered post-war. Its new head Michael Specht says he's still "confident."
France's Francois Gabart has broken the world record for the fastest solo sailing trip around the globe. Zipping around the world in his high-tech sailboat, he beat the previous record by six days.
With 67 shopping malls already in Berlin, columnist Gero Schliess puts out a cry to stop the mall madness.
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