Months before Anis Amri rammed a truck into a crowded market, police warned he was planning an attack. Authorities ignored their calls for his deportation, saying such a move was legally impossible.
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Germany's "super election year" of 2017 is underway: parliamentary elections have begun in the state of Saarland. Suddenly, everyone has their eye on Germany's smallest state.
The ex-European Parliament president has vowed to tackle gender pay gaps, calling them one of the greatest injustices. He further discussed defense spending, executive pay and tax cuts in a German newspaper interview.
More than a dozen people have been shot and at least one killed at a Cincinnati nightclub. Police are investigating the shooting as a homicide.
Home Secretary Amber Rudd condemned encryption just days after a London terrorist attack, before which the offender reportedly used Whatsapp. She published a long commentary on the issue, as well as a BBC interview.
Anti-terrorism police have said they believe the man who killed four people outside parliament last week acted alone. Police have since raided several addresses and arrested 11 people, with only two remaining in custody.
Despite facing charges linked to a fake jobs scandal, French presidential candidate Francois Fillon continues to enjoy support among conservative voters. How is this possible? A visit to his hometown provides the answer.
The world's fourth-biggest cruise ship will cater exclusively for Chinese tourists. It leaves its German birthplace to sail to the north sea for testing.
Pakistan says it has started building a fence along the Afghan border to stop militants from crossing over. Experts say that deep cultural ties between Afghan and Pakistani Pashtuns will render the move ineffective.
Civilian sea rescue missions like the German organization "Jugend Rettet" are trying to prevent deaths in the Mediterranean, but it's a mammoth task, as huge numbers are still risking their lives to make the crossing.
Germany's Sebastian Vettel produced a scintillating drive in his Ferrari to win the first race of the new Formula One season. Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton was on pole but couldn't live with Vettel in a thrilling race.
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, wanted for war crimes, will reportedly attend a summit in Jordan. Human Rights Watch has urged Jordan to arrest him or deny him entry.
Bulgaria holds parliamentary elections on Sunday. Whatever the outcome, the next government would be well advised to continue the European course, says German Social Democrat politician Gernot Erler.
Critics have accused the 1,194-member election committee of being heavily stacked with Beijing loyalists. Protests have coincided with the selection process, which pits establishment figures against each other.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he may hold a nationwide vote on whether to continue to pursue EU membership. Turkey's government began accession talks with the EU in 2005, but the process stalled years ago.
The withdrawal of a bill dismantling Obama-era health policy could signal broader fissures within the GOP. Its defeat in the Republican-controlled House is the latest setback threatening Trump’s presidency.
Forty-two police officers have been decapitated by a Congolese militia group after the officers' vehicles were ambushed. The country's Kasai region has seen seven months of severe violence amid local power struggles.
The recent attack on the British parliament by a British-born Muslim convert has once again highlighted the issue of radicalization in the country. DW asks if the authorities are taking radicalization seriously.
A rude Caribbean awakening: The jihadist group "Islamic State" is recruiting in the island state of Trinidad and Tobago, just a short flight from the United States. Why are they targeting the Caribbean?
The small German state of Saarland is the first of three state elections ahead of the showdown in the fall. 2017 is a decisive year in German politics. DW looks at key dates leading up to this fall's federal election.
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Although working in the mines of eastern Venezuela is dangerous, diggers from all over the country head underground daily, pushed by the rise in gold prices and the severe economic crisis affecting the country.
YouTube's "restricted" mode aims to keep children and young people from seeing inappropriate content. But harmless videos by members of the LGBT community are also being blocked.
This year's Young Islam Conference has the theme "repairing dialogue." But is dialogue between Muslims and non-Muslims really broken? And if so, how can it be fixed? DW asked eight of the participants.
For the latest in DW's series on the best in German cinema, we picked seven wonderful German performers - four actresses, three actors - who look set to take their place on the international stage.
Danish researchers have found a natural way to treat erectile dysfunction - with just one injection into the penis. They hope their method will have long-term benefits in helping men regain the ability to have sex.
Turkish-German relations have arguably reached a historic low point. DW explains what's behind the conflict over the Turkish president's accusations of "Nazi practices" in Germany.
DW's in-depth look at relations between Berlin and Ankara
Berlin has become the mecca of private art collectors, who choose to show their artworks to the public at unusual sites.
Gola National Park combines environmental protection and stable incomes.
Japanese members of the Global Shapers Community have founded Tokyo's first private student dorm.
We caught up with Swiss globalization critic Jean Ziegler.
Bride kidnapping is an old tradition in Kyrgyzstan. Women are abducted and forced to marry.
Aid organizations in Somalia are struggling to provide help to people suffering from drought.
Finland launched a test of the universal basic income in hopes of boosting its economy.
Several hundred giraffe live in a protected zone about 70 kilometers from Niger’s capital.
In Afghanistan, few women can participate in sports. Many in the country are opposed to it.
Cheetahs may be facing extinction. A South African NGO is raising awareness about the speedy cats.
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