Far-right vigilantes have become a familiar sight in many German cities in recent years. They claim to be maintaining law and order, but in reality they are striking fear into the hearts of law-abiding residents.
Bayern Munich have completed a second successive league and cup double, with a 4-2 win over Bayer Leverkusen in the 2020 German Cup final. It's the 20th time in the club's history that Bayern have been crowned German Cup champions.
Wildlife officials in Thailand have kicked off a plan to sterilize hundreds of wild macaques in the city of Lopburi. In normal times, tourists feed the monkeys, but the coronavirus has caused tourism to dry up, leaving the monkeys to fend for themselves.
Russia's human rights commissioner says domestic abuse has surged under the coronavirus lockdown. With many shelters now under quarantine, several hotels have opened their doors to victims of domestic violence. DW's Emily Sherwin went to one to find out more.
Like so many countries in the world, South Africa is in the throes of the coronavirus pandemic. But it has begun to gradually relax lockdown restrictions. Some of the country's minibus taxi drivers demand that restrictions be lifted even faster.
The Italian region of Lombardy was the epicenter of Europe's coronavirus outbreak. One of the towns hardest hit was Bergamo, where locals say no family was left untouched. Now many are calling for those who failed to stem the crisis to be held to account.
The Italian region of Lombardy was the epicenter of Europe's coronavirus outbreak. Now many are calling for those who failed to stem the crisis to be held to account. Also: In Russia, hotels closed to tourists are now taking in battered and abused women.
Residents in Segria, which includes the city of Lleida, will not be able to leave the area, after several new outbreaks of the coronavirus were detected. The outbreaks are linked to agricultural workers in the rural area.
After more than three months of closure due to the coronavirus pandemic, pubs in England began pouring pints, as restrictions on public life continue to be relaxed in Britain.
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Activist Imarn Ayton organizes demonstrations with thousands of protesters. So why hasn't UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson rung her up? Her hope is to see the anti-racism protests result in effective policy-making.
Dozens of people are feared dead after torrential rains caused severe flooding and landslides in southwestern Japan. Tens of thousands have been forced to evacuate, and troops are being deployed for search and rescue operations.
Social distancing measures in football-loving Argentina have led some amateur players to develop a new pandemic-friendly version of the beautiful game.
Cave divers and archaeologists on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula have found evidence of an ocher mine dating back more than 10,000 years. The discovery provides an indication of why humans risked venturing deep inside a group of now-flooded caverns.
Beirut is mourning a man who shot himself in broad daylight on a busy street of the capital. Activists blame his suicide on the government's handling of the country's economic crisis, as skyrocketing food prices force ever more Lebanese to go hungry.
Amid a spike of coronavirus cases in the US, President Donald Trump is promising a "special evening" featuring an enormous fireworks display to mark Independence Day. Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser, however, urged residents to be smart about how they celebrate.
Is fake the new real? How much truth is there in a picture? How do photographers work nowadays? Arts21 looks for some - true - answers.
In many areas of life, men are assumed to be the norm. Women are often ignored in product design and in research. That’s true of many clinical studies as well. As a result, many diseases in women are often missed or misdiagnosed.
DW presenter Nicole Frölich travels the Elbe Cycle Route in the state of Brandenburg, between Rühstädt and Lenzen, spotting storks and rediscovering industrial history. It's a very popular bike path.
DW video blogger Steve Hänisch presents the most important sights in the Iranian capital, from the Golestan Palast to the Azadi Tower to the Grand Bazaar.
A DW viewer from Colombia presents the promenade at San Diego's Pacific Beach - riding his skateboard, always with the sunset in view.
Until the collapse of communism, the Elbe was one of the most polluted rivers in Europe. Conservation measures have changed that. Rare animals such as beavers have returned.
The Elbe, Germany's third-longest river, has shaped many towns and landscapes, such as Dresden, Saxon Switzerland, the Dessau-Wörlitz Garden Realm and Magdeburg.
The Day with Phil Gayle: Independence Day weekend is no time for celebration in the US as coronavirus infections surge. Will the public heed official warnings not to gather in large groups? Also, a Turkish court sentences a former leader of Amnesty International to prison. Critics say it was politically motivated.
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