Never before have so many people been on the move, migrating in search of jobs and security. Large numbers are coming to Europe, but the majority are on the move elsewhere. DW looks at three examples.
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The grieving family of the first victim killed in last year's Berlin Christmas market attack is still waiting for Chancellor Angela Merkel to send her condolences. Frank Hofmann met the truck driver's parents in Poland.
Austria's incoming chancellor Sebastian Kurz has said he wants to deepen ties with Germany and the EU. Vienna's incoming government has encountered mixed responses in Germany.
Conservative former President Sebastian Pinera has won Chile's presidential runoff election. Initial results placed him well ahead of his center-left opponent Alejandro Guillier, who subsequently conceded defeat.
South Africa's ruling party, the African National Congress, has started voting for who will succeed controversial leader Jacob Zuma. The race is between Zuma's current deputy president and his ex-wife.
The electoral court in Honduras has declared incumbent President Juan Orlando Hernandez as the winner of last month's election. The opposition has claimed electoral fraud and called for renewed protests.
Power has been restored to the world's busiest airport in Atlanta after a sudden outage that grounded hundreds of flights. Passengers have been stranded in darkened terminals or in planes idling on the tarmac.
According to data obtained by Welt newspaper, German authorities knew more than a year in advance that Anis Amri presented a clear danger. Intelligence services may have hoped that he would lead them to other terrorists.
German citizen Mesale Tolu has been in custody in Turkey for almost eight months. Her trial resumes on Monday with Tolu's lawyer hoping her client will be provisionally released. Julia Hahn reports from Istanbul.
US President Donald Trump has said he is not considering firing special counsel Robert Mueller, who is leading the Russia meddling probe. Trump allies have accused Mueller of "unlawfully" obtaining thousands of emails.
After the "suspicious" deaths of pharmaceuticals billionaire Barry Sherman and his wife, Honey, Toronto police have now revealed what killed the couple. Homicide detectives have taken the lead in the investigation.
Russia's Vladimir Putin has thanked his US counterpart Donald Trump for giving intelligence to Russia's security body on a terror cell in Russia, the Kremlin says. It is the second time they have spoken since Thursday.
The Pentagon has acknowledged running a secret program to investigate UFO sightings. Although it says the investigations ended in 2012, officials are reported to be continuing to study any strange aerial incidents.
The UN Security Council is set to vote on a draft resolution nullifying any changes to Jerusalem's status, after the US policy change on the holy city. Protest against the US decision broke out in Jakarta on Sunday.
The Tunisian revolution, considered the catalyst for the movement that became known as the Arab Spring, began seven years ago. Today, Tunisia is still struggling to achieve democratic reforms and economic growth.
Boko Haram militants have killed four people in an attack on a food convoy carrying aid to displaced civilians in Nigeria. Some 8.5 million people in the conflict region are in need of humanitarian aid.
As Prime Minister Theresa May enters the second phase of Brexit negotiations, a poll commissioned by UK daily The Independent shows that more than half of Britons want to remain in the European Union.
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German sports journalists have named the best athletes and the best team of the year, with biathlete Laura Dahlmeier, Nordic combined skier Johannes Rydzek and a beach volleyball duo leading the pack.
Christmas nears and the winter break beckons, to the envy of players in England and much of Europe. Here's your one-stop shop for the Bundesliga's weekend results, including Cologne's first win of the season.
Sex chain Beate Uhse's filing of an insolvency rescue plan has left Germany wondering why the firm failed to keep pace with the revolution it triggered post-war. Its new head Michael Specht says he's still "confident."
Bolivian President Evo Morales visited Switzerland to sign an agreement to construct a railway line across the continent from the Atlantic to the Pacific. Supporters say the project will boost trade and create jobs.
Seventy-five years ago, Heinrich Himmler instructed German police to bring "all gypsy mixed-bloods, Roma Gypsies and […] members of gypsy clans" to Auschwitz. The genocide of the Roma people was long ignored in Germany.
France's Francois Gabart has broken the world record for the fastest solo sailing trip around the globe. Zipping around the world in his high-tech sailboat, he beat the previous record by six days.
With 67 shopping malls already in Berlin, columnist Gero Schliess puts out a cry to stop the mall madness.
They escaped war and violence. But what comes afterward? DW's multimedia feature shows how artists who had to flee have built a new life — in a culture and via a language they weren't familiar with at all.
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