Nineteen people have arrived in Kabul after being deported from Germany. Protesters gathered at Düsseldorf airport before their departure to highlight that Afghanistan is not safe.
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Gunmen have rushed Save the Children's office in Afghanistan, killing two and wounding 12. The attack is the latest violence to strike a foreign aid group in the conflict-torn country.
Germany's current government has approved massive arms exports to countries in conflict areas, according to a new report. The CDU-SPD cabinet also set new records for selling weapons, despite pledges to reduce it.
Best-selling US novelist and poet Ursula K. Le Guin passed away at the age of 88, her family has said. Le Guin was famous for creating the Earthsea universe and exploring feminist themes in "The Left Hands of Darkness."
As Turkey continues its offensive in Syria's Kurdish enclave of Afrin, Ankara says it has killed 260 enemy fighters. Washington and Moscow have called for restraint as the United Nations readies aid supplies.
The EU’s ambassador to China has called on Beijing to release a book publisher after the Swedish citizen was snatched. The case of Hong Kong-based Gui Minhai has sparked a diplomatic row between Stockholm and Beijing.
Venezuela's Constituent Assembly has backed plans for a presidential election before April 30, months ahead of schedule. But neighboring countries say the move to allow Nicolas Maduro a second term lacks legitimacy.
A fraternity songbook has sparked outrage in Austria after it was found to contain lyrics praising the Holocaust. The fraternity's deputy chair and far-right candidate Udo Landbauer is now facing heavy criticism.
As expected, the United States Senate has approved the appointment of Jerome Powell as the next head of the American central banking system.
Washington's top diplomat has accused Moscow of breaching "its commitments" to destroy Syria's chemical weapons stockpiles, following reports of a new attack near Damascus. Syria has dismissed the reports as "lies."
Japanese PM Shinzo Abe has said he will attend the Winter Olympics in South Korea, ending speculation he would skip due to a spat over a 2015 "comfort women" deal. He has said he wants to "firmly" convey Tokyo's stance.
Arthur Wagner, a politician in the eastern state of Brandenberg, has become a Muslim. His Alternative for Germany (AfD) party entered the Bundestag last year following a populist, anti-Islam campaign.
The US attorney general was questioned last week as part of special counsel Robert Mueller's probe, officials confirmed. Sessions is the first cabinet member to be interviewed over alleged Trump campaign ties to Russia.
Twin car bombs have killed dozens of people and wounded many more in a residential area of the city of Benghazi. The first blast went off outside a mosque, with a second blast hitting rescue workers minutes later.
A teenager has been stabbed to death at a German school by another student known for aggressive behaviour. The suspect reportedly thought the 14-year-old victim had cast a provocative look at his mother.
Egyptian ex-general Sami Annan was detained by the nation's military only days after announcing he would run for president. The top brass accused Annan of forging documents, but also of "incitement" against the military.
The Social Democrats (SPD) have recorded a sudden increase in memberships. The German party's youth wing, Jusos, is campaigning for new members to influence the final vote on governing with Angela Merkel's conservatives.
In the Argentine president's first visit to Moscow, Mauricio Macri signed an accord for strategic dialogue with his Russian counterpart. Plans for a Russian nuclear power station in Argentina were also developed.
The vice president said it was a "great honor" to visit the holy site. Pence has said that the contentious move of the US embassy to Jerusalem will come in 2019.
In 1938, Italy's parliament approved racial laws allowing authorities to systematically discriminate against Jews under Benito Mussolini. Marking the anniversary, parliamentarians drew parallels with present-day Italy.
The film sheds a comic light on the power struggle after Joseph Stalin's death in 1953. A group of officials and film directors said the film was "extremist" and "aimed at humiliating the Russian people."
Turkey is waging a targeted war against Kurds in Syria and journalists who criticize it are being arrested.
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The Turkish army's attack on the Kurdish YPG militia is creating blowback in Germany and mobilizing diaspora communities. A sustained Turkish intervention in Syria against the Kurds could cause trouble for Germany.
The US government is set to present its "Kremlin Report" to Congress detailing oligarchs' close ties to President Vladimir Putin. Whose names will appear in the document and will its release result in new sanctions?
The global elite is doing a lot of soul-searching at this year's World Economic Forum in Switzerland. But does globalization need to be fixed? And is Davos the place to answer such a question?
The 37-year-old had found the section in a wood in the northern part of the city in 1999. He has now made his discovery public to ensure officials preserve the historic site.
Prison, or the presidency? Brazil's judiciary will decide the political fate of ex-President Luiz Ignacio Lula da Silva on Wednesday. The country is bracing for a political earthquake.
Tensions are mounting between Angola and Portugal over the indictment for corruption of former Angolan Vice President Manuel Vicente. Experts believe Portugal will cave in to Angolan efforts to nix the trial.
Abuse, forced labor and trafficking continue in Thailand's fishing industry, says a new report. It comes almost three years after the EU threatened to ban Thai fishing products if Bangkok didn't get its act in order.
A measles outbreak in Indonesia has spread, with fears it could keep going as aid holdups persist. Government neglect and rapid modernization have laid the groundwork for the epidemic that has killed about 100 kids.
The 2016 tournament champion has routed US Open finalist Madison Keys to reach the semi finals of the Australian Open. The German's opponent will be top-ranked Simona Halep.
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