Twenty-two people have been killed in clashes with the army in Cameroon in the latest violence to hit the restive northwest, where separatists from the English-speaking minority are fighting for greater autonomy.
Colombians are voting for a new president. But instead of the peace process and former FARC fighters, the focus of the campaign has been on refugees from Venezuela, security and social policy.
Plastic utensils, straws, coffee stirrers and cotton swabs may soon be a lot harder to come by in Europe. The EU Commission will soon present its plan to ban the single-use products in the fight against plastic waste.
Russia has admitted four of its soldiers were killed in the clash with what it called 'terrorists'. Jihadists had targeted Syrian and allied Russian fighters near the town of Mayadeen in eastern Syrian.
In an effort to stop migrants from crossing the Mediterranean, Austria's chancellor said EU border patrol guards should be sent to northern Africa. Kurz's government has made cracking down on immigration a priority.
Eight people have died in the days after a dialogue between protesters and the government broke down. President Daniel Ortega is increasingly under pressure from demonstrators who are demanding his resignation.
Ireland's 'Yes' campaigners had worked feverishly in the run-up to the country's landmark abortion referendum. But few expected such a resounding victory. Gavan Reilly reports from Dublin.
Bean was selected to be part of NASA's third ever group of astronauts in 1963. He was one of only twelve men to ever walk on the moon.
Days after President Nicolas Maduro pledged to release political prisoners, his government freed US citizen Joshua Holt. The US had accused Caracas of holding Holt as a 'bargaining chip' in exchange for sanctions relief.
Japan and Russia are to work closely over the Kuril Islands or Northern Territories to resolve a decades-long dispute. They are also to co-operate over denuclearization of the Korean peninsular.
Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has given the EU extensive conditions if Iran is to stick to the nuclear deal. Yet he is nothing more than a squeaking mouse, writes Jamshid Barzegar.
Pakistan's president has set July 25 as the date for the general election, state media say. The vote will be a test of popularity for former PM Sharif, who challenged the military's dominance in the political sphere.
Thousands of people have taken to the streets in Tirana, demanding Prime Minister Edi Rama step down from his post. Protesters accuse the government of having ties to organized crime and trafficking groups.
With a plethora of micro breweries, German beer drinkers now have some 400 alcohol-free brews to choose from. Taste remains the Achilles' heel of non-alcoholic beer, with some concerns about detectable glyphosate.
Ireland has voted overwhelmingly in favor of abolishing the total abortion ban in its constitution. The result is a triumph for women in Ireland and a victory against populism, says Barbara Wesel.
Final results show a vast majority of the Irish people have voted to repeal a part of the constitution that had prevented abortions. Premier Leo Varadkar dubbed it a historic result and a "great exercise in democracy."
After decades of misdeeds, the moment of reckoning has finally arrived for disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. In earlier times, he would have gotten away with it – but not anymore, writes DW's Kate Ferguson.
77 percent of Africans are younger then 35. Those 77 percent can shape the continent’s future.
Old tensions from the Northern Ireland conflict may flare up again because of Brexit.
A book collector in Belgrade plans to create the world's biggest library. But he needs more support.
A lake area in Croatia, famous as a movie location, is endangered by tourism and illegal building.
Growing numbers of children subjected to abuse has sparks debate in Turkey.
A grand Art Nouveau building in Belgium has been lovingly restored.
Women's social roles follow a pattern in Mozambique. What is not culturally accepted is stigmatized. Lady Cee is an example of this. How can stereotypes undermine women's dreams and limit their potential.
In Mozambique, sexual harassment is punishable under the law. But students do not report cases fearing retaliation from teachers. What advice would you give to students?
Iran's southern city of Kazeroon has been rocked by violent protests in recent days. The protesters have taken to the streets despite threats of a severe crackdown by the authorities.
Turkish secret agents recently abducted six opponents of President Erdoğan living in Kosovo.
Turkey is behind the kidnapping of six Turkish opponents of President Erdoğan living in Kosovo.
Why was Danish refugee aid worker Salam Aldeen charged with smuggling migrants into Greece?
Jan Steven van Dijk works in local politics. He's in charge of finances – and happiness.
Corsican nationalists are putting pressure on President Emmanuel Macron for more autonomy for the island.
In London, diesel-powered cabs are being replaced by e-taxis to improve air quality.
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Many young people on Chicago's West Side end up in jail or dead. One man is working to change that.
The Muslim women of Kenya who are taking a stand against Al Shabaab terrorism AND police brutality
Two trained chefs run a fast food joint, serving up fries with a range of gourmet toppings.
A Georgian village is given solar-powered water heaters to reduce their need for firewood.
In Ecuador, shrimp farmers test breeding methods that are less harmful to the environment.
Justin Bosman is passionate about chess, and wants to become a lawyer or teacher.
Even people with good jobs and decent salaries are becoming homeless in Silicon Valley.
Colombia's presidential election is an important milestone towards consolidating the peace accord with FARC guerrillas. It was reached after decades of bloody conflict between the state and the FARC guerrilla groups.
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Europe and Turkey have a lot in common. Istanbul for one. The metropolis of 15 million is not merely geographically part of Europe. A foray through the city of contrasts.
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