Chancellor Angela Merkel has got her Interior Minister Horst Seehofer to agree to wait for an upcoming EU summit before imposing new border controls. His asylum reform plan could threaten the EU immigration system.
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CEO of German carmaker Audi, Rupert Stadler, was detained in connection with the Dieselgate investigation. Prosecutors are investigating Audi for selling diesel-engine cars containing cheat software in the US and Europe.
A White House policy that has split nearly 2,000 migrant children from their families has drawn outrage nationwide, including a rare public comment from Melania Trump. The UN called the practice "unconscionable."
Fifteen-year-old Mia was stabbed to death in the southwestern town of Kandel last December. Her ex-boyfriend, a refugee, has been charged with her murder, triggering a series of anti-migrant protests.
Reigning world champions Germany suffered defeat in their opening game of the World Cup 2018. Mexico top Group F after clinching a narrow, but well-deserved, 1-0 win courtesy of Hirving Lozano's first-half goal.
Germany's loss in their World Cup opener was no fluke. They were out-run, out-thought and out-fought by their opponents. The display poses Joachim Löw serious questions about his most trusted players.
No one expected Germany to stumble at the first hurdle of their World Cup title defense, but they did — and deservedly so. And it wasn’t just Mexico's players who excelled, either.
A Bavarian official known as a "tough dog" for taking a harder line against asylum-seekers is reportedly set to take over at BAMF. The agency's former head was fired on Friday over an asylum application scandal.
Inaki Urdangarin, husband of Spain's Princess Cristina, was handed a prison sentence for crimes including fraud and tax evasion. The princess had been acquitted of aiding Urdangarin.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan has won every election in Turkey for the past 16 years. The current economic crisis means he is now in danger of losing his parliamentary majority — and re-election as president is far from certain.
The amount of US retail space lost in 2018 is expected to beat the record set last year. But the demise of Toys R Us, and the shutdown of a third of Sears stores, is down to more than the dominance of online shopping.
Dozens of war-weary Afghans took part in the near 700-kilometer trek across the country. The peaceful protest was launched after a deadly car bombing in Helmand in March and ended amid fresh Taliban attacks.
A 6.1 magnitude quake hit the western city during the morning commute. It was the largest since records began in 1923. A number of casualties have been reported.
US internet behemoth Google has announced it's investing half a billion dollars in China's second-largest e-commerce company, JD.com. The move is meant to expand its retail services around the world.
The foreign ministers of Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia have signed a deal that could resolve a long-running dispute over the latter's name. Opponents of the deal protested in Greece and Macedonia.
The prime minister of the Pacific nation has declared a nine-month state of emergency. An armed mob had torched a passenger plane and set fire to a local governor's house days earlier.
US engineering giant General Electric needs to brace for hefty penalties if it fails to uphold a job creation pledge in France. The company made the promise when taking over Alstom's power business in 2014.
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From Mexican sombreros to Viking helmets, World Cup fans are dressing up to cheer for their teams.
Amid bankruptcy proceedings in the UK, former German tennis star Boris Becker has claimed diplomatic immunity.
A new report looks at the scale of displacement among Yemen’s journalists since the outbreak of the war.
Though usually small, insects play an oversized role in Africa's huge and complex ecosystem.
The 73-year-old performance artist Mike Parr survived a three-day burial billed as a politically motivated stunt.
In its first year Berlin's liberal mosque has attracted ever greater interest. But ongoing hostility and threats remain.
A New Zealand scientist is using the latest DNA detection methods to search for the famed Scottish creature.
In years past, DW's Tamsin Walker has kept the World Cup at arm's length. This time, it's a different ball game.
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