The German chancellor says she wants to work with Italy to reduce the number of refugees entering the European Union. Merkel is facing a rebellion inside her governing conservative alliance over migration.
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Donald Trump appears to have come good on his promise to North Korea's Kim Jong Un by calling off an upcoming military drill with Seoul. Trump had called for an end to the "expensive and provocative war games."
The US president has waded into the ongoing standoff between Chancellor Angela Merkel and her interior minister over migration. But his claim that crime in Germany "is way up" doesn't tally with official statistics.
A teenager sang a few lines of a Socialist song before asking the French president: "How's it going, Manu?" Monsieur Macron was not amused.
Romania is ranked among the most corrupt countries in the European Union. Critics accuse the ruling Social Democrats of approving measures to make the situation even worse.
Over one billion firearms now flood the world, most of which are owned by civilians, according to Geneva-based researchers. Americans alone possess 40 percent, more than all civilians combined in 25 other countries.
Police in the German state of Schleswig-Holstein were forced to escort a recumbent bike rider off the A1 motorway. The American cyclist had gotten lost during his trip from Oslo down to Barcelona.
Francisco Franco is buried at the Valley of the Fallen along with more than 30,000 other Spaniards who fought in the 1936-39 civil war. Spain's newly installed prime minister wants to change that.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Interior Minister Horst Seehofer are at odds over Seehofer's strict refugee policy. How do refugees in Germany view the issue?
The number of people claiming asylum in Germany fell to 222,560 last year, according to European Union figures. The data could provide some relief for Chancellor Angela Merkel as she fights to save her coalition.
The German government purchased the former US residence of Nobel Prize laureate Thomas Mann to save it from demolition. German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier is in California for its opening ceremony.
The German novelist and 1929 Nobel Prize in Literature laureate moved to the US during WWII. He was however frustrated by how the country developed under McCarthy — and his observations echo today's political situation.
Trump said that the new force will become the sixth independent branch of the US military. He also signed a directive to try and reduce debris in space "to the common interests of all nations."
CEO Rupert Stadler was arrested for his role in the carmaker's emissions-cheating. He won't be the last car boss to end up in jail, says Thomas Neufeld, as the clean-up of the flagship industry hasn't really started yet.
The Saudi squad has landed safely in Rostov-on-Don after one of their plane's engines appeared to catch fire. The airline, Rossiya, has said it is investigating the incident.
Harry Kane was there when his country needed him, bagging a brace as England beat Tunisia in Volgograd. The English captain put the Three Lions in front in the first half before scoring the winner in the final moments.
Fierce fighting in the Red Sea port city has displaced 5,200 families, UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric has said. The Saudi-led coalition wants to force Yemen's Houthi rebels out of an area already on the brink of famine.
The Central African Republic has rejected Boris Becker's claim that he holds a diplomatic passport from the country. Becker had hoped to seek diplomatic immunity from legal prosecution in the UK.
At least five people were injured in a shooting in the city of Malmo, according to police. The authorities have ruled out terrorism as a motive for the incident.
The first round in trade negotiations between the EU and Australia has kicked off. As protectionism spreads, Canberra is keen to tie the 28-nation bloc into a deal that would open EU markets to its cheese, wine and meat.
Kurdish politician Selahattin Demirtas is running in the Turkish presidential election — from prison. He may have a huge following in the country, but he has received little coverage in Turkey's mainstream press.
Donald Trump has interfered in the German government's asylum crisis, but that won't bring Angela Merkel down.
Angela Merkel has won time, but she faces a "mission impossible," says DW's Katharina Kroll.
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India's southern state of Kerala has had a long tradition of using elephants for religious celebrations and parades. The pomp, however, belies the cruel conditions under which these gentle giants live.
After months of mirth, the airport in the star's hometown has replaced a bronze statue of its favorite son. The original work by a local artist has been swapped for a new likeness made by a Spanish sculptor.
Started in 2011, food assemblies are growing across Europe. They connect buyers and sellers by letting customers order their products online so the producer only has to bring what is already paid for which saves waste.
Though usually small, insects play an oversized role in Africa's huge and complex ecosystem.
In a surprise move, Ethiopia's government announced it would give up ownership of some state-owned companies, respect a decades-old peace deal with Eritrea and free prisoners. But what's the catch?
Composed of over 7,000 oil barrels, the sculpture by the revered artist floats on the Serpentine Lake in London's Hyde Park through September 23. It accompanies a retrospective of Christo and Jeanne-Claude's work.
The two Koreas have agreed to compete under one flag at the upcoming Asian Games. The agreement comes as part of a recent thaw in relations between the neighboring rival nations.
A new ranking shows how European countries stack up on climate protection. How does your country compare?
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