The Vatican has dismissed a deacon in central Chile over child sexual abuse allegations. The country's influential Catholic Church is facing a widespread abuse scandal that has put Pope Francis under pressure.
Migrants call it the "The Beast": the freight train on which penniless Central Americans hop rides to cross Mexico on their way to the US. They risk being kidnapped, injured or even killed on the dangerous journey north.
Former Colombian rebels attended Congress for the first time under a 2016 peace accord that allocates their party 10 seats. The peace deal has divided Colombia, with some saying it is too soft on the former rebels.
Donald Trump was taped ahead of the 2016 election discussing a payment to hush up an alleged affair with a Playboy model, reports say. The FBI seized the recording during a raid on the office of Trump's former lawyer.
Mike Pompeo has told the UN that sanctions on North Korea should be upheld to pressure Kim Jong Un to denuclearize. Talks between the US and the North have got off to a rocky start after last month's Singapore summit.
US President Donald Trump has hit out again at US trading partners, indicating he is ready to impose tariffs on every product imported from China into America. Trump also ramped up attacks on the EU and Federal Reserve.
Emergency teams have recovered the bodies of the last four missing passengers from an amphibious vehicle that capsized in Table Rock Lake in the US state of Missouri. Nine of the 17 who died were from the same family.
Catholic bishops "wanted to cause a coup d'etat in Nicaragua," President Daniel Ortega told his supporters while marking the anniversary of the 1979 revolution. Ortega also hinted at a US-led conspiracy to topple him.
Brazilian police have apprehended a famous doctor who went on the run when one of his patients died following a buttock enhancement procedure. Denis Cesar Barros Furtado used the moniker "Dr. Bumbum" on social media.
US President Donald Trump has doubled down on his efforts for better ties with Russia, saying the Helsinki summit was a success. The US president now hopes to host Putin in Washington before year's end.
From disparaging NATO member states to calling it "obsolete," US President Donald Trump has rarely said something positive about the decades-old military alliance. DW looks at the US president's most memorable quotes.
US President Donald Trump is shedding top-level White House employees faster than you can say "covfefe." Here's an overview of the main dismissals and resignations so far.
Exceptionally hot, dry weather has facilitated forest fires across the country.
The announcement of the ceasefire came after a day of deadly clashes along the volatile Gaza border.
Public workers and activists cleared 30 tons of plastic garbage from a beach in Santo Domingo.
The Slovakian sprint specialist wins Stage 13 of the Tour de France.
After Germany's unceremonious elimination at the group stage, the finger-pointing continues.
The European Union gives a guarded welcome to Britain's latest proposal on leaving the bloc.
With the World Cup out of the way, Europe's football clubs bust the budget for stars.
President Donald Trump's attempts to curb immigration from eight countries, six of them majority Muslim, went through three iterations and numerous legal challenges. DW looks at the history of the controversial laws.
Under President Donald Trump more and more undocumented migrants are being deported. Many of them have spent half their lives in the US. Every week three planes of deportees arrive in Mexico City. Sanne Derks reports.
The US president has offered praise and dished out criticism of Germany. Whether describing the chancellor as "the greatest" or claiming Berlin owes "vast sums of money" to the US, here are his most memorable quotes.
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