Albania is reportedly open to hosting reception centers for individuals seeking asylum in the EU. The plan could help keep embattled German Chancellor Angela Merkel in power and placate her hard-line interior minister.
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Turkey's main opposition party is giving President Recep Tayyip Erdogan his biggest challenge in years. Can they win the election — and win back Brussels? Teri Schultz visits the CHP's EU headquarters.
The man who grabbed and kissed a DW reporter during a live broadcast has apologized to her after footage of the incident went viral.
Eurozone finance ministers negotiated late into the night to bring an end to an eight-year bailout for Greece. Debt relief and a big cash payout will form part of a broad exit deal.
The EU has officially imposed tariffs on US jeans, motorbikes, bourbon and other items in response to a similar move from the US. The measures have some experts worried the world could be heading toward a trade war.
Despite the threat of a trade war between the EU and US, goods slapped with tariffs only make up a small percentage of total trade between the two sides. DW looks at the US's trading relationship with the EU and Germany.
The biggest US banks, including Deutsche Bank's US subsidiary, are equipped to survive a recession, the Fed says. Yet there are warning signs, including for Deutsche, whose credit rating took another hit on Thursday.
Italy is impounding a Dutch-flagged migrant rescue ship after the Netherlands denied responsibility for the vessel. It is operated by German NGO Mission Lifeline.
Horst Seehofer has warned Angela Merkel against firing him as interior minister. If she's unhappy with his work, Seehofer said Merkel should dissolve her governing grand coalition.
Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic have called for the EU's border management agency to be strengthened. The Visegrad Group has pushed for tough policies on irregular migration to the EU.
Germany's migration policy debacle is also making waves among Africans online. To the big question facing Chancellor Angela Merkel – whether or not to shut the door on asylum-seekers – some Africans are saying "Why not?"
Sophia was trying to hitchhike from Leipzig airport to her hometown in Bavaria when she went missing. Friends and family have accused right-wing groups of instrumentalizing the case.
A day after President Donald Trump agreed to stop splitting up families, the first lady traveled to the Mexican border where children have been displaced. But the trip wasn't without controversy of its own.
Radical Indonesian cleric Aman Abdurrahman has been sentenced to death over his role in terror attacks carried out by IS-linked militants. He is considered to be the key ideologue of the Islamist extremists in Indonesia.
Authorities in Ankara have detained a group of foreign nationals who they say had planned an attack on this weekend's Turkish elections. Erdogan aims to extend his 15-year rule and assume sweeping new powers.
In China's Muslim-majority Xinjiang region, there have been reports of "re-education" camps where over 200,000 "suspects" are being held. DW spoke with researcher Adrian Lenz about the veracity of the reports.
The death toll in Nicaragua keeps climbing after dialogue failed to halt a resurgence of government-led violence against protesters. The Nicaraguan clergy went to Masaya to provide support to the locals.
Ante Rebic, Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic got the goals as Croatia turned Argentina's slow World Cup start into a minor disaster. Iceland could take Argentina's fate out of their hands tomorrow.
If you live in Germany, you might occasionally get the impression that the car industry in the country is embattled and under siege. Yet more German cars sell around the world than from any other country. Why?
Flying taxis are set to soar over Ingolstadt, Germany, as part of a project backed by the German government, Audi and Airbus. Hamburg is also working on incorporating drones as a mode of transport.
Trump's retreat from separating immigrant children from their parents is a small win that underscores a scary truth.
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Denmark and Australia have settled for a point apiece in Group C. Christian Eriksen gave the Danes an early lead with an impressive half-volley before Mile Jedinak equalized from the spot for the Socceroos.
One goal from Kylian Mbappe was enough in the end for France. Bringing Olivier Giroud into the attack brought more balance to the side, although their first-half showing was rather better than the second.
Morocco have become the first team to be knocked out of the World Cup after losing to Portugal. However, for Schalke’s Moroccan midfielder Amine Harit, there is plenty to be optimistic about.
"This is a Moscow I don't know" has become the rallying cry of the Russian capital's residents since the World Cup started. The tournament has seemingly pressed pause on laws – and has changed the city's public space.
In an exclusive interview with DW, the ex-FBI director talks about the most challenging moments of his career. He told DW that Donald Trump's nature "actually increased my commitment to stay in my role" as FBI director.
The western lowland gorilla appeared in many documentaries showing her mastery of 1,000 words of sign language. On hearing of her death, fans took to social media to describe the impact she had on humanity.
Surveys in Europe and North America show a dramatic decline in the number of bugs buzzing around. Although global data are missing, many researchers are convinced this environmental disaster is happening worldwide.
It's the summer solstice in the northern hemisphere – the longest day of the year, but also the shortest night. That's a downer considering how great sleep is. So don't nod off 'til we tell you how to improve your z's.
A new report concludes that the damage already done by the Trump administration to the environment, and the US agency that regulates it, will result in 80,000 deaths each decade.
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