The European Commission says it has received confidential documents from the UK outlining ideas from recent Brexit talks. Britain referred to the documents as "non-papers," indicating they were not concrete proposals.
Center-left European parliamentarians have warned incoming European Commission head Ursula von der Leyen they will block her team line-up if she keeps the contentious title for its next top migration official.
A self-styled "warrior-shaman" was detained by Russian police while walking across the country to Moscow, where he intended to "banish" Vladimir Putin. Authorities said they would fly him back to his home region.
A senior football chief from the Central African Republic along with an alleged militiaman named Rambo have heard charges against them at a Hague court. Both are accused of leading a campaign of terror against Muslims.
A Belgian F-16 pilot left dangling by parachute from power lines and his crewmate have survived a crash in western France. They had ejected when their jet’s wing clipped a rural house. No one ended up hurt.
Patrol police in a small German town had an unusual passenger after a buzzard presented itself in need of urgent help. The bird of prey had come off the worse after colliding with a motorcyclist.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized--twice--after photos and a video emerged of him in brownface makeup on 3 separate occassions. The images emerged the week after he launched his reelection campaign.
A black panther that was seen roaming rooftops near the French city of Lille has been captured. The juvenile big cat appeared to have escaped from a private home.
The dictator, toppled in 2011, died at the age of 83 in Saudi Arabia on Thursday.
A survey published on Thursday showed that fewer German women were taking the birth control pill than before, with condoms becoming more popular. The pill has been associated with health risks in recent years.
Prenatal blood tests to diagnose Down syndrome will soon be covered by public health insurance in Germany. The issue has sparked an ethical debate, with some critics saying the change could lead to more abortions.
Authorities said the main suspect in the murder of Walter Lübcke had likely stabbed an Iraqi refugee two years prior. Prosecutors said the far-right militant had tried to kill the refugee in a "sneak attack."
While Benjamin Netanyahu and Benny Gantz both supported calls for a unity government, they disagreed on who should take charge. The second Israeli election of the year has left the country in a political deadlock.
The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo described attacks on Saudi oil facilities as an "act of war" by Iran. Tehran has denied a role in the attacks and said a military strike against Iran would end in "all-out war."
Nearly all decisions to grant migrants asylum in Germany were justified, officials found after reviewing some 62,000 claims, according to a newspaper report. Hundreds of officials work on reviewing old cases.
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A suicide truck bomber devastated a hospital in southern Afghanistan, leaving 20 dead and up to 100 injured. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.
Airbus acquired classified documents from Germany's armed forces concerning two military procurement programs. The aerospace giant said it is "fully cooperating" with an investigation into how employees got the files.
Iran has been suspended from the International Judo Federation for ordering an athlete to deliberately lose. Saeid Mollaei said he was told to throw his semi-final rather than risk facing an Israeli in the final.
Prosecutors had accused the executives of negligence, saying they were aware of the dangers posed by tsunamis. But the executives argued that although they knew, they were not responsible for day-to-day operations.
Haze from Indonesian forest fires has closed schools and airports across the country, and the air quality in neighboring Singapore and Malaysia is "very unhealthy." The fires were sparked by illegal land clearing.
Austrian lawmakers have rejected an EU-Mercosur trade deal, putting the fate of the project in doubt. Several European states have raised concerns about the South American trade agreement and the environment.
Speaking to the US Congress, the teenage climate activist has urged lawmakers to take action on the "existential crisis" of climate change. Thunberg criticized the US for being the "biggest carbon polluter" in history.
A major hurricane is threatening the Atlantic archipelago. Although Bermuda is expected to be spared a direct hit, officials are warning people to stay indoors away from heavy winds and possible tornadoes.
France and Italy have agreed on a new system to distribute migrants across the European Union. It comes ahead of an interior ministers meeting in Malta next week.
Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has told DW she hopes the UK's Supreme Court rules that the prorogation of parliament was unlawful. Judges must choose between Scottish and English interpretations of the law.
So-called independent contractors may have to be reclassified as employees under a new law. Lawmakers in other states are looking to California as a possible example to emulate.
German statutory health insurance funds should continue funding homeopathy to the small extent they do currently, Health Minister Jens Spahn has said. A French plan to phase out the treatment by 2021 prompted the debate.
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