A global climate summit has ended in Poland with an agreement to govern how the 2015 Paris climate accord will be implemented. However, countries could not even agree to 'welcome' the findings of the IPCC report.
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The Ukrainian Orthodox council has elected a leader of the country's newly-established independent Orthodox church. The decision to cut ties with Moscow has caused a split within the Ukrainian church hierarchy.
Pawel Pawlikowski’s film about a long-running love story in Soviet-era Poland won best film and best actress. The best comedy award went to another Cold War film, the UK's 'The Death of Stalin.'
The hieroglyphs and statues in the tomb of royal purification priest Wahtye are almost intact despite being 4,400 years old. Walls decorated with colorful scenes show the owner of the tomb with his family.
By the end of the day, the interior ministry said there had been 66,000 protesters out on French streets, compared with 125,00 the weekend before. There were 157 arrests in the center of Paris.
After reversing decades of Middle East policy, Australia will now wait to move its embassy to Jerusalem. Last year, the US unilaterally recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital, triggering violent unrest in the region.
The information, provided by Italian police, was apparently released just two weeks after the terror attack. It suggests Amri was part of a Salafist cell that helped him in the attack.
Three women had to undergo emergency surgery in the Bavarian city after suffering severe knife wounds in separate attacks. Police later arrested a 38-year-old man.
With the deal, one union is to hold off striking for 29 months, but the train drivers' union still has a claim. The German train service has also been criticized by the Swiss.
Germany must put 'maximum' research into colonial-era artifacts and trace their origins, insist two deputy ministers. Museum directors recently issued study guidelines, saying 'large gaps' in public awareness remain.
There is a lack of skilled workers in Western and Northern Europe, unemployment in Southern and Eastern Europe. "Qualified migration" is the new magic formula, but there will be consequences, says Norbert Mappes-Niediek.
The two migrants were picked up in Spain's Bay of Algeciras after crossing from Morocco on the large rubber tire. More than 750 people have died this year while making the sea journey to Spain.
Borussia Dortmund stretched their unbeaten run to 15 games after beating Bremen in a hard-fought game. The result also means Dortmund will be top of the table at the end of the first half of the season.
The revered church bells, a symbol of resistance to US colonization, were seized by American troops as war spoils more than a century ago. Manila had been pushing for their return since the 1990s.
Facebook is being used to silence bloggers critical of Vietnam's government, according to Reporters Without Borders. The campaigners said there were 26 imprisoned media workers in the Southeast Asian nation.
The lack of electricity is pervasive in rural Nigeria, where 90 million people live entirely off the grid. DW's Zaharaddeen Umar asked people in one village in far northern Katsina State how they get by in the dark.
The West Bank has experienced some of the worst violence in years this week. The upheaval is putting pressure on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government, which relies on right-wing and pro-settler parties.
Only a day after warring parties agreed to a ceasefire, fighting has broken out near the port city. UN officials have urged the Security Council to act swiftly and send monitors before the situation deteriorates.
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As the UN climate conference wraps up, Asia’s emission-producing economic powerhouses have said that their growing wealth doesn’t guarantee that they can fully comply with the Paris Agreement without assistance.
The Soviet leadership of the 1970s thought a group of German gay activists were communists and invited them to visit Moscow — where homosexuality was criminalized. Their Russian tour guide at the time spoke to DW.
Russian social media trolls reportedly helped stoke the 'yellow vest' protests — France's largest demonstrations in years. DW talked to social media experts to find out more.
Does it, or even should it, matter that Merkel’s successor is another woman? Stammtisch has all the latest from Berlin.
Nobody likes hospitals and all that they imply. But as Tamsin Walker recounts, sometimes you've just got to do what you've got to do — needles or not.
For centuries, members of the Bimoba people in Ghana were forbidden to marry within their own clans. Today, young people are trying to disengage from this rule.
Bangladesh is one of the countries most vulnerable to climate change. Extreme weather events there have already been wreaking havoc on the people there. They're also causing a shift in migration and poverty patterns.
Music star Shakira is the latest high-profile individual targeted by Spanish prosecutors for tax evasion. Officials allege she failed to pay €14.5 million ($16.3 million) in taxes.
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