The Panama Papers leak exposed how some of the world's richest people hide their money. German prosecutors are looking for those behind the law firm at the center of the tax haven scandal.
Armed men have broken into a jail in eastern Congo and released almost all the prisoners. The local mayor said an Islamist militant group was behind the attack.
Washington and Moscow seemed poised for a breakthrough on limiting nuclear weapons with time running out on the 2011 New START treaty. Russia is now ready to freeze the number of nuclear warheads if the US does the same.
Google developed the world's most popular internet search engine. But now the company has landed in legal trouble for allegedly stifling competition and harming consumer choice.
The Lagos state governor decried "criminals" who allegedly infiltrated the nation-wide protests against police brutality in Nigeria. The authorities have now declared a round-the-clock lockdown for Africa's biggest city.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel and the UAE were "making history in a way that will stand for generations." But Palestinians said the visit was "shameful" legitimizing Israeli occupation.
The mosque had shared an online video condemning the teacher for showing his students cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad. French authorities plan to shut the place of worship for six months.
Germany will continue to support Iraq as part of the anti-IS coalition and a NATO police training mission, the chancellor has said. She praised Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi for his support of democratic reforms.
Iran mistakenly shot down Ukrainian Airlines Flight 752 at a time of spiraling military tensions with the US. Now Iranian and Ukrainian officials are meeting to reach a deal on compensation for the victims' families.
A violent altercation broke out between Chinese and Taiwanese diplomats at a Taiwan National Day celebration in Fiji. Taiwan said an official was hospitalized with a head injury after Chinese officials crashed the event.
Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said a study on racism among Germany's police "should have been commissioned long ago." He plans to work with Interior Minister Horst Seehofer, who has previously rejected such a study.
Ireland has imposed heavy new restrictions and shut down non-essential businesses, becoming the first EU country to reenter lockdown. Follow DW for the latest on the pandemic.
Protesters in Colombia have demanded that the president meet with Indigenous groups to discuss rising violence in parts of the country. Trade unions and student groups have also called for a national strike.
The US debate commission has implemented a new rule ahead of the final presidential debate on Thursday. Each contender will be muted for two minutes at a time to allow their opponent to speak uninterrupted.
The US president has said he is willing to remove Sudan from a terror blacklist once it pays an agreed compensation package to American victims and their relatives.
The hackers attacked the 2017 French elections, the 2018 Winter Olympics, the Ukraine's power grid and investigations into a Novichok poisoning, claims the US. They may also have used the destructive NotPetya malware.
Donald Trump's asylum policy, which took effect last year, have kept tens of thousands of asylum seekers outside of the US. The Supreme Court agreed to take up two key Mexico-related cases after the November election.
Crowds have taken to the streets of Nigeria in protest against police brutality. The demonstrations come as the government disbanded a controversial security unit accused of misconduct.
Talks faltered after the UK's leader Boris Johnson said there was no point continuing negotiations. While talking tough, top negotiators on both sides signaled they want to continue meeting.
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DW correspondent Julia Hahn reports from Azerbaijan's second-largest city, Ganja.
More than 115 areas in Germany are now deemed high-risk.
Africa's Sahel region is facing a severe humanitarian crisis, with food insecurity in Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger at record levels. The UN's humanitarian chief explains why a billion dollars are needed to tackle the disaster.
Plus: How an Ivory Coast dance school is helping homeless children back on their feet.
Doctors warn that pollution and the pandemic are a dangerous combination.
Extreme weather is exacting a heavy toll in Vietnam.
Fans say BTS should be exempt from military service, while others say they need to do their duty.
Should K-Pop stars BTS be exempt from mandatory military service? Some fans and lawmakers think they do more for South Korea out of uniform. Rescue efforts gather pace in Vietnam as the floodwaters innundate communities. And as lockdown ends, the smog returns to the Indian capital Delhi.
Our science correspondent Derrick Williams answers viewers' questions.
Staving off the coronavirus means you can never stop ventilating.
Muscovites appear to be fairly relaxed despite an alarming rise in new coronavirus infections.
Somali-Canadian peace activist Ilwad Elman has been awarded the 2020 German Africa Prize. The German Africa Foundation has confirmed she will be honored later this month in Berlin by German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas.
Germany's chancellor has said that migrants are being hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic, as jobs are cut and language classes cancelled. Her comments echo the findings of an OECD report that was released on Monday.
A new cease-fire in Nagorno-Karabakh appears to be failing after reports of shelling from both Azerbaijani and Armenian forces. Russia, which mediated the truce, says the continued fighting is "unacceptable."
An elderly man felt several people came too close to him and could spread the virus, so he took matters into his own hands. Health experts have recommended people keep their distance in order to slow the virus' spread.
The order blocks access to the online sites of outlets deemed to be sympathetic towards Thailand's pro-democracy protesters. The PM also called a special session of parliament as protesters demanded his resignation.
The purchase of SunArt is set to boost Alibaba's online grocery shopping business. It comes as the coronavirus pandemic has pushed more and more Chinese consumers to buy groceries online.
The 59-year-old is stepping down after several women came forward accusing him of sexual misconduct. The Social Democrat has apologized for his behavior, saying he did not want to stand in the way of progress.
Australia's second-largest city has lifted most of its restrictions on the same day as several European states reintroduced stricter regimes. Meanwhile, the known global caseload has hit 40 million. Follow DW for more.
Dozens of suspected Islamist extremists are being investigated in connection with the beheading of a teacher in northern Paris. France's interior minister said the father of a pupil had issued a fatwa against the victim.
Early exit polls suggest Luis Arce, an ally of former President Evo Morales, may have enough support to avoid a runoff vote. Sunday's poll was a repeat of the 2019 election, which led to Morales fleeing the country.
NATO member states are set to announce the creation of a space center in the air force high command base in Ramstein, Germany, according to reports. It would monitor, and in time likely protect, friendly satellites.
A new report published by Human Rights Watch has showcased accounts that highlight how North Korea's pretrial detention system treats people as "worth less than an animal." This often means being subjected to torture.
German Integration Commissioner Annette Widmann-Mauz has expressed her concern over effects of the coronavirus pandemic on immigrants. She hopes Monday's integration summit will bring solutions.
In the early 1970s, Bowie was joined on tour by childhood pal Geoff MacCormack, who captured the action with his camera. The photos are now on display at Brighton Museum.
We are taking a tour through Germany and every week we'll introduce you to a new town, guided by the alphabet. This time V takes us to Villingen-Schwenningen — a twin town on the edge of the Black Forest.
Did #MeToo manage to "kill the patriarchy" or does toxic masculinity still reign supreme? An exhibition in London explores male self-image in a globally connected era, where gender standards are constantly changing.
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