The prime minister-designate has given up on his mandate to form a government after talks with the president collapsed. The president is to meet with Carlo Cottarelli, a former senior IMF official, on Monday.
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President Donald Trump has said he is still looking to hold talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, despite canceling them last week. North Korea has also expressed a "fixed will" to return to the diplomatic table.
The mood was explosive as far-right populists staged a mass rally in the capital, and their detractors turned out en masse to shout them down. DW's Jefferson Chase ventured between the political frontlines.
A video of a dramatic rescue of a small child in Paris has gone viral on social media, with people calling the rescuer a real Spider-Man. President Emmanuel Macron is to thank the young migrant for his bravery.
As the scandal at the Federal Office for Migration and Refugees widens with fresh allegations of impropriety, Interior Minister Horst Seehofer wants to push forward with his "master plan" to reform the asylum system.
Conservative candidate Ivan Duque has prevailed in Colombia's presidential election with 39 percent of the vote, though he fell short of the margin needed to avoid a runoff. Gustavo Petro landed in second place.
In 2013, hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets in Turkey to protest Erdogan’s authoritarian policies. The memory of those days is still present in the current presidential election campaign.
Footage of Ellicott City showed water powering through buildings and sending cars downstream. Officials are assessing the destruction, just two years after another flood killed two people and caused millions in damages.
The migrants were from various countries in North and sub-Saharan Africa. Three of the boats were in such a poor condition that they sank moments after the people were rescued from them.
In an effort to stop migrants from crossing the Mediterranean, Austria's chancellor has said EU border patrol guards should be sent to northern Africa. Sebastian Kurz has made cracking down on immigration a priority.
Plastic utensils, straws, coffee stirrers and cotton swabs may soon be a lot harder to come by in Europe. The EU Commission is to present its plan to ban the single-use products in the fight against plastic waste.
The barrier, a few kilometers north of Gaza, is expected to be a fortified breakwater topped with barbed wire. The "one-of-a-kind" blockade is expected to be finished by the end of this year.
Russia has admitted four of its soldiers were killed in the clash with what it called "terrorists." Jihadists had targeted Syrian and allied Russian fighters near the town of Mayadeen in eastern Syrian.
The Europa-Park theme park in southwestern Germany has reopened after a major fire. After hundreds of firefighters put out the blaze, the site was able to welcome visitors for a regular music event.
Chris Froome has become just the third rider in history to hold all three grand tour titles simultaneously by winning his first Giro d'Italia. The final stage was cut short due to the poor condition of Rome's streets.
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Few 'Yes' campaigners expected such a resounding victory in the country's landmark abortion vote.
Thousands of people have flocked to the northeastern German city of Dülmen for an annual equine spectacle.
A bottle of vin jaune has set a new record at auction after being kept in the vintner's cellar for 244 years.
The public has been invited to vote on which of the five prize-winning novels is the best of all time.
The Volkswagen factory built to manufacture Hitler's "car for the people" turns 80. A critical retrospective.
A football club may be getting misplaced plaudits after a story about refusing to do the "Hitler salute" went viral.
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