Sydney's sweltering recent record high of 47 degrees Celsius has brought the reality of climate change into sharp focus for many Australians. Skepticism in the country is waning - quickly enough?
An Austrian court has ruled that billionaire Dmytro Firtash can be extradited to the US on corruption charges. The case has attracted particular attention because of his ties to the Kremlin.
A long-time centrist politician in France has offered a potential alliance to independent candidate Emmanuel Macron. Francois Bayrou has run in three previous presidential elections but has declined to do so again.
Police have arrested two suspects with links to Turkey. The men are suspected of recruiting for the so-called "Islamic State" militant group, prosecutors said in a statement.
US Secretary of State Tillerson's former role as ExxonMobil CEO has fueled speculation that US assertiveness in the South China Sea is connected with oil interests - but experts remain skeptical of these claims.
Since the beginning of the war in eastern Ukraine, the country has experienced a wave of cyber attacks. The hackers are mainly targeting important utilities like power suppliers, as well as public transport.
South African court blocks government’s bid to withdraw from ICC+++ Trump sets tougher rules for illegal immigrants+++ Ethiopia launches new initiative to tackle youth unemployment
As human rights organizations put Saudi Arabia under pressure once again, DW's Tim Sebastian presses Prince Turki Al-Faisal on Raif Badawi, 'alternative facts' and torture cases.
A World War II veteran had one wish from his war days - he wanted to party with 100 women on his 100th birthday.
Fatal end to an escape: 74 bodies of refugees washed ashore on a beach in Libya. More than 5,000 refugees died last year in the Mediterranean Sea.
Frankfurt-born Jason Paul free runs at a Chinese ice festival.
The North Korea official is suspected of involvement in the murder of Kim Jong Nam who was killed at the airport in Malaysia. A second individual associated with the North Korean airline was being sought for questioning.
A 20-month sentence has been handed down to Donald Tsang. A six-week trial the jury at the High Court in Hong Kong found Tsang had failed to disclose a conflict of interest
Nearly all of the United States' 11 million illegal immigrants can be subject to deportation under the Trump administration's new immigration guidelines released on Tuesday. It allows for interior border checkpoints, currently within 100 miles of the border, anywhere in the US.
An Israeli soldier has been sentenced to 18 months for killing a Palestinian assailant in Hebron last year.
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US-backed Iraqi forces have pushed towards western Mosul in an offensive against IS.
President Donald Trump announced Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster will take over for Michael Flynn.
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Hungarian police are recruiting new patrol personnel to keep out refugees.
Mavluda Ergeshova lives in Kyrgyzstan. Her living room is also the bedroom for a family of five.
The Chimfunshi refuge looks after chimpanzees that have lost their families – usually to poachers.
Thousands have been killed in the campaign against drug dealers and users.
Sheetal Ramavtar teaches women in rural India about smartphones and the internet.
Kebabs called "brochettes" are one of the favorite street food snacks in Niger in West Africa.
A revolution in Gambia brought an end to 22 years of dictatorship.
Eastern Mosul has been liberated from IS. Those who fled are now returning home.
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