A UN-backed war crimes court in Cambodia says the Khmer Rouge was guilty of genocide during its rule from 1975-1979. The court found two former top officials guilty of genocide and crimes against humanity.
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The British prime minister has faced shrill opposition to a draft deal from her own Cabinet and Conservative Party since she presented it on Wednesday. Some of her MPs want to oust her from office.
A slew of ministerial resignations over the draft UK-EU Brexit deal has put even more pressure on embattled UK Prime Minister Theresa May. Is a leadership challenge on the cards?
Merkel has said she would not be seeking a new term as CDU leader, prompting many to doubt her future as chancellor. The voters are not enthused about Merkel's Interior Minister Horst Seehofer remaining in office.
The State Department has denied a report claiming the Trump administration was mulling how to deport Gulen. The move was reportedly designed to ease pressure on ally Saudi Arabia after a journalist was murdered.
Saudi Arabia's top prosecutor has recommended the death penalty for five of the suspects charged in the murder case of dissident writer Jamal Khashoggi. However, he denied Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's involvement.
Sri Lankan lawmakers threw punches and objects in parliament after a political crisis left the country without a government. Germany's ambassador to the country called the brawl "a bad day for democracy in Sri Lanka."
Despite a lot of fanfair over arms reduction on the Korean Peninsula, Pyongyang has announced it is testing new weapons. It says it has long been developing its new weapons system, which was tested on Friday.
Israel's Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman has officially resigned and his kingmaker party is leaving the coalition. Though longtime PM Benjamin Netanyahu can survive, early elections now seem almost inevitable.
The billionaire former businessman is accused of pocketing millions of euros in EU funds along with two of his children. One of his sons said he was held involuntarily in Crimea in an effort to impede the criminal probe.
The arrests came after one bomb exploded in Buenos Aires and another was thrown at a judge's home. Authorities say security is at "maximum alert" in order to avoid disturbances to the upcoming G20 summit.
After several unsuccessful attempts, Tariq Ramadan was granted bail by a French court. Ramadan is accused of raping two French women, to whom he sent hundreds of texts that detailed violent sexual fantasies.
Controversial Ukrainian website Myrotvorets has added former German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder to its list of enemies of the state. It’s caused quite a stir — but that seems to be the desired effect.
In a blow to the Kremlin, the European Court of Human Rights has ruled that several arrests of the Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny were politically motivated. Moscow was ordered to pay over €50,000 in damages.
Despite the use of several informants, police weren’t able to stop terrorist Anis Amri. Still, authorities continue to rely on such sources. How does it work? What do they get paid? DW asks the experts.
Discrimination of gays, young mothers and journalists is on the rise in Tanzania. Suspending the flow of money from abroad is one reaction but will this persuade President Magufuli to change his course?
A 57-year-old man has gone on trial in Germany on charges of poisoning food brought in by his co-workers in a metal fittings company. Prosecutors have said he was caught on tape lacing a sandwich with lead acetate.
A UN team was denied permission by the Hungarian government to visit transit zones housing migrants and asylum-seekers. The experts had been in the country on Budapest's invitation.
For the first time, one of Germany's famed motorways has been affected by a diesel ban. German cities have instituted or are bracing for bans on older diesel cars after violating European clean air laws for years.
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Leroy Sane and Niklas Süle both scored their first goal for Germany as Joachim Löw's side eased past Russia.
Intolerance comes with age and location can play a part, too, according to a new study. Most German children said they are friends with kids from other countries.
Earlier this year, the eastern German city of Chemnitz drew international attention after right-wing extremists held protests against migrants and attacked people they considered’ foreign-looking.’ Several months on, fear and mistrust remains on both sides.
A plan to send Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh back to Myanmar has been halted after massive protests broke out in refugee camps. The plan called for "voluntary" returns and officials were unable to find anyone who wanted to return to their destroyed villages and homes.
Shahidul Alam was not charged when he was arrested on propaganda charges in August. His release on bail comes after international pressure and ahead of elections in Bangladesh in December.
Once a tech front-runner, Germany now faces the mammoth task of catching up with today's AI giants. Angela Merkel has launched a broad initiative to transform lagging digital infrastructure and paper-based bureaucracy.
Two more German cities — Essen and Gelsenkirchen — are to join the list of urban areas set to ban older diesel vehicles. Europe's plans to tackle pollution are familiar, but other countries are also stepping up efforts.
The removal of a Christopher Columbus statue in Los Angeles has reignited a heated debate on both sides of the Atlantic.
Both China and Estonia have built digital public data systems that play a big role in everyday life. The major difference is China is exerting control and Estonia is fostering trust.
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