The arrests are likely to test already tense ties between Turkey and the UAE. Turkey is a center for Arab dissidents who are targeted by regional intelligence services.
A fresh corruption scandal in Italy has heightened already simmering tensions within its fragile coalition government. The crisis comes as support for the far-right League has surged.
In Germany, it's tradition to gather around a big bonfire over Easter to mark the end of a long, dark winter. But activists say these blazes often become death traps for small animals like hedgehogs and rabbits.
With rents sky-rocketing and construction scarce, Germany has found itself in a housing crisis. Is the bubble about to burst? And what does pricey property mean for Angela Merkel's government? Stammtisch hosts Damien McGuinness and Michaela Küfner go on a heroic house hunt with journalist and Institute of Current World Affairs fellow Emily Schultheis and FAZ correspondent Ferdinand Otto.
Robert Mueller's report detailed embarrassing testimony from several insiders. Trump has now railed against the accusations as "total bulls---."
A Japanese baby boy whose birth weight was that of an apple is set to go home some 29 weeks after coming to the world. He is thought to have been the smallest baby boy ever born who survived.
Climate protesters in London had threatened to shut down Heathrow airport — Europe's busiest air traffic hub. But in the end only a handful of activists took part, holding a sign which read "Are we the last generation?"
Egyptian expats are voting on constitutional changes that could allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi stay in power till 2030. Critics see the amendments as a move back toward authoritarianism.
As the song says, you can dance if you want to. But not on Good Friday in Germany, which retains intense restrictions on Easter revelry. It's an annual debate — led this year by two generations of Social Democrats.
Catholics in the Philippines have marked Good Friday with ritual crucifixions and other blood-soaked reenactments of Jesus Christ's suffering. Thousands of tourists flock to witness the spectacle each year.
Heavy storms caused a church roof to collapse near Durban, killing 13 and injuring 16 others. Some had been staying at the church overnight when the incident happened.
The UN's health says at least 213 people have now died in two weeks of fighting near the Libyan capital, Tripoli. The WHO has called on warring parties to avoid civilian deaths.
An Australian man has saved his 14-month-old son from the jaws of a dingo after the child was dragged from a campervan. The attack on Fraser Island is the third there this year.
Professional footballers in England and Wales have announced a 24-hour social media strike to protest racist abuse. The boycott aims to pressure both the social media and football officials to do more against racism.
An American and two Austrians are missing after an avalanche in the Canadian Rockies and rescuers have "assumed the worst," the climbers' sponsor company has said. All three men were highly experienced mountaineers.
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A journalist has been killed in Londonderry during violent demonstrations in an Irish nationalist part of the city. Police are treating the murder as a "terrorist incident."
Amid tribal violence and protests in Mali, Prime Minister Soumeylou Boubeye Maiga resigned alongside his entire cabinet. The public was enraged by a massacre of some 160 Fulani herders by members of a rival community.
Heiko Maas, Germany's foreign minister, paid tribute to the victims of a bus crash on the island archipelago of Madeira. He said his team was working to identify the victims and bring survivors back to Germany.
A Ukrainian court has ruled that nationalizing the country's largest bank was illegal, dealing a blow to President Petro Poroshenko ahead of key elections. Returning the bank could prompt a deep crisis, Poroshenko said.
Libya has halted its security cooperation with France after accusing Paris of supporting military strongman Khalifa Haftar. France has denied the claims, insisting it wants a political solution in Libya.
Representative Jerrold Nadler has called the report a roadmap for further congressional investigations. He also accused Attorney General William Barr of undermining the Department of Justice to protect the president.
Two Saudi Arabian women who fled their families to Georgia this week have been offered help by authorities. The sisters are the latest in a stream of women using Twitter to escape the Saudi male guardianship system.
The Justice Department has released Special Counsel Robert Mueller's long-awaited report on the Russia investigation. Before that, Attorney General William Barr delivered his take at a press conference.
Ignace Murwanashyaka allegedly led a Rwandan militia in eastern Congo from his home in Germany. His war crimes conviction in 2015 was groundbreaking for Germany, but the case was overturned.
The Federal Statistical Office released the sobering news ahead of German Beer Day on April 23. But the price hikes don't seem to have dampened the nation's thirst entirely.
Portugal is now outpacing Spain as Europe's fastest-growing tourism market. But the small nation is struggling to meet the industry's steep demands.
An Afghan refugee in Germany has unsuccesfully sued for compensation after being held in prison for 27 days. Both the federal government and the state of Bavaria have been absolved of wrongdoing.
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