Donald Trump has been sworn in as US president. His first moves as leader showcased a policy of protectionism and patriotism.
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German officials and the public are unimpressed by the festivities in Washington. Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel warned that some of Trump's rhetoric was troublingly reminiscent of the 1920s.
In his first speech as president, Donald Trump flouted convention by remaining largely in campaign mode. While this may please his followers, experts note it may worry his opponents - and America’s allies.
Whether protesting or showing support, the unique nature of Donald Trump's rise to the presidency was the driving force for people to attend his inauguration. DW's Dave Raish reports from Washington, DC.
Former Marine Corps General James Mattis easily secured enough votes to become US President Donald Trump's defense secretary. Trump's homeland security pick, John Kelly, was also confirmed.
After days of crisis talks and a miltary incursion, Yahya Jammeh has finally ceded power. Tens of thousands of Gambians fled the country for fear of violence.
Turkey's parliament has narrowly approved a controversial constitutional reform package, which aims to empower the office of the presidency. The parliamentary approval paves the way for a referendum on the measures.
Apple is suing mobile chip maker Qualcomm over claims it abused market power to demand unfair royalties. Apple uses Qualcomm products in its mobile devices to work with telecommunication networks.
The timing of Guzman's extradition surprised many, including his lawyer who said four appeals remained outstanding. One source said Mexico extradited him while Obama was president, in order to send a message to Trump.
Ban Ki-sang and his son allegedly conspired to transfer bribes in a multi-million-dollar international real estate deal.
A landslide in Peru has blocked the exit for miners trapped in a copper mine. Authorities continue to search for the missing despite having pulled one miner's body from the debris.
Police in Vienna have arrested a terror suspect believed to have planned an attack in the Austrian capital. The city has been on high alert since a terrorist rammed a truck into a Berlin Christmas market in December.
A 49-year deal to prolong Russia's control of a key Mediterranean port means a massive expansion of its naval presence in Syria. Another accord was signed recently to maintain a nearby Russian airbase in the country.
Germany's NPD beat a constitutional case trying to get them banned this week, although the top court agreed that the far-right party was anti-constitutional. Now, politicians want to cut off the party's state-funding.
The trade war has already begun. Anger is growing in Mexico, as is resistance to the new economic protectionist policy announced by US president Donald Trump.
Dramatic footage showed a mother and her son being pulled out of a narrow hole in the snow from the Rigopiano hotel in central Italy. Her six-year-old daughter was still trapped inside.
Turkey has softened its stance towards Syrian President Bashar al-Assad over reaching a settlement to end the conflict. Talks in Kazakhstan between the opposition and regime are to begin next week.
Syria's government and opposition forces are to meet in Kazakh capital Astana for the first time since the fall of Aleppo. But uncertainty prevails over all aspects of the talks - from the guest list to the agenda.
The case first made international headlines in 2011, after a patttern of abnormally high rupture rates appeared. Other cases still pending involve manslaughter charges over alleged deaths caused by the faulty implants.
Bristol police used the stun gun after mistaking the man for a wanted criminal suspect. Video footage showed him refusing to give his name to police outside his home.
The women's second seed had no problems taking care of fellow American Nicole Gibbs on the way to the next round. The fourth round of the men's and women's singles tournaments will be determined by the end of Saturday.
A late moment of brilliance from Robert Lewandowski snatched a 2-1 win for Bayern Munich. The Pole had dragged the champions level after they were caught cold early on by Freiburg's Janik Haberer.
In his new role as US president, Donald Trump puts national interests above all else in his bid to unite the nation.
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