Families of former "Islamic State" (IS) militants are stranded in Syrian detention camps. The Belgian government wants to keep them there, but as Teri Schultz reports, a Belgian court has ruled that's not acceptable.
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After exchanging a number of letters and announcing they "fell in love," US President Trump will attend a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Exactly where and when the pair will meet has not been determined.
Over 20 major figures from German politics, sports, business and entertainment have written a passionate appeal to the UK. Britons would "always have friends in Germany and Europe," they wrote.
Washington has told Moscow its decision to leave the INF is "final," Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said while meeting Heiko Maas. Germany's top diplomat urged a new, international system for arms control.
In an exclusive interview with DW, Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that Islamabad is cooperating with Washington to find a political solution to the protracted conflict in Afghanistan.
Congo has rebuffed African Union calls for the Constitutional Court to delay announcing the final result of DRC's December election. The AU cited "serious doubts on the conformity of provisional results with votes cast."
The Bundesliga has been criticized for a lack of competition at the top in recent years, but the result that restarted the 2018-19 season has opened up a potentially thrilling title race.
There was no about-face in the US government after DW broke news that the EU ambassador's status had been downgraded. But one expert has said lawmakers' responses show the trans-Atlantic network still operates — a bit.
With NATO rattled amid pressure from Donald Trump, Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen made an appeal for the alliance in a New York Times op-ed. She described NATO as an "emotional bond" between the US and Europe.
Police and special forces swarmed a hospital in Bavaria after a male patient took a woman hostage. The man also threatened several other people with knives, but police did not comment on a possible motive.
CEO Elon Musk said that the electric car maker plans to cut roughly 3,000 jobs, prompting another sharp dip in share prices. Tesla is struggling in the US as the government rolls back a tax credit for buyers.
In a bid to speed up deportations, the lower half of Germany's parliament has voted to change the status of Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco and Georgia. But the new rules could still be blocked by the opposition Greens.
The vote bringing Prime Minister Stefan Lofven to a second term comes from a new, minority, center-left alliance. But without a parliamentary majority, it faces ongoing challenges from the far-right.
The environment needs help. When politicians out themselves as climate change deniers, grassroots and civil society groups get louder. But how much can they achieve?
Prosecutors in Turkey have requested an Interpol Red Notice for Enes Kanter, a basketball player for the New York Knicks, on the grounds of being involved in a terrorist organization. Kanter denies the charges.
The latest increase has made gasoline in Zimbabwe the most expensive in the world. Protests have been met with hundreds of arrests and a second shutdown of the internet.
Passports that bestow special privileges — immunity from prosecution and diplomatic pouches — are increasingly being bought by dubious business people. African, Asian and small island nations have been caught in the act.
Angelique Kerber celebrated her birthday in style by crushing Kimberly Birrell 6-1 6-0 in the Australian Open third round. With Birrell out, Melbourne needs a new home favorite and Stefanos Tsitsipas fits the bill.
It is not clear why the AU has spoken out on the results of the DR Congo elections.
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Two researchers swam alongside the enormous shark for hours, taking breathtaking photos that went viral online. The shark is possibly one of the largest great whites ever recorded — and she may be pregnant.
Temperatures are set to climb next week as heatwave conditions persist in parts of the country.
Saturday sees RB Leipzig and Dortmund meet for the sixth time. How and why is the ill feeling between the two so strong?
Today climate change is placing the unique diversity of the wetlands by the river Magdalena in Colombia under threat.
Can populists work together to disrupt the EU? Mischael Modrikamen wants to unite them with his group, 'The Movement.'
With no signs of the war in South Sudan ending, concerns are growing over how refugees can integrate.
Cambodia expresses "shock and dismay" at the use of images of temples and flags on Amazon toilet seat covers.
The coming week begins with a total lunar eclipse. We explain where the rare phenomenon can be seen, when, and why the Earth satellite becomes a blood moon.
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