German federal prosecutors are investigating evidence of chemical warfare in Syria. DW and Der Spiegel gained exclusive access to witnesses and documents that form part of the landmark inquiry.
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Iranian media have reported that Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, said by Israel to have led a secret military nuclear program, has been assassinated by "terrorists." Tehran says its nuclear program is for peaceful purposes only.
A Saudi criminal court has transferred the case of the imprisoned women's rights fighter to a special court with a "notorious" reputation. Al-Hathloul's family told DW she has already faced abuse in prison.
Germany's Social Democrats and conservatives have agreed on stricter work rules for the meat industry after much debate.
The World Health Organization has said that at least 60% of the world's population will need to be immunized against COVID-19 to make an impact on infection rates. All the latest from DW here.
"It is not a good idea to allow 10 people to come together at Christmas," top German physician Dr Uwe Janssens told DW. He expects a spike in COVID-19 infections after the holidays.
Russia and India have reached an agreement to mass-produce doses of the Sputnik V vaccine against COVID-19. Moscow's sovereign wealth fund is behind the project, alongside an Indian pharmaceutical firm.
While most of the vaccines against COVID-19 are still in the test phase, production is already starting. German companies are playing key roles in both the development and distribution of some of these vaccines.
Dead, coronavirus-carrying mink are rising from the ground in Denmark. How did it come to this?
Most countries are reporting more and more new COVID-19 cases every day, and data for the global picture shows that the pandemic is far from over. DW's weekly statistics update.
Video footage allegedly showed several police officers attacking and racially abusing Black music producer Michel at his Paris studio. The officers were initially suspended and have now been called in for questioning.
Turkish prosecutors are now probing the abortive German military boarding of a Mediterranean ship. German media say a classified EU document points to illegal arms cargo bound for Libya.
An man accused of enabling multiple abuses of his partner's 9-year-old son is among those set to go on trial.
The defendant is accused of plotting to bomb a rally of Iranian opposition figures in Paris. He was arrested in Germany where he enjoyed no diplomatic immunity.
Thousands of Indian farmers have clashed with police while trying to enter the capital, Delhi, to protest against new laws. They say the legislation will leave them vulnerable to exploitation by big companies.
As the right-wing AfD holds a party conference this weekend, its opponents deplore its strategy of escalation. They see a destructive approach modeled on that of Donald Trump.
TPLF leader Debretsion Gebremichael used to be one of the most powerful Tigray in federal politics. Now he's at war with Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and there's a warrant out for his arrest.
COVID-19 has made 2020 a record year for online shopping, placing huge pressure on parcel delivery companies. As the need to work smarter and greener grows, exciting new challengers and concepts are emerging.
To challenge today's consumerism, people need to look outside their own shopping habits, writes DW's Kristie Pladson.
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Argentina has declared three days of mourning for the superstar footballer, who died at the age of 60.
Cologne haven't won in 18 and coach Markus Gisdol's job is under threat. Next up: Borussia Dortmund.
After a long wait, Germany finally returned to their 2022 Euros qualifying campaign. The pressure was off though.
President Moon is aiming to set up a four-way summit at Tokyo 2020 Olympics to reach a deal on Korean denuclearization.
Most Christmas markets in Germany have been cancelled. What remains is festive lighting in many cities.
The European Space Agency is paying millions to a start-up to incinerate a large piece of space junk.
There's no red carpet, but the films at the online Berlin Sci-fi Filmfest are perfect for what we're living through.
Waqas Nisar is fighting the epidemic, telling his own story to parents who are reluctant to vaccinate their kids.
We take a look at the most important numbers in the COVID-19 pandemic and what they mean.
A dark milestone has been reached in Germany, with confirmed COVID-19 cases crossing the 1 million mark.
The long-suffering residents of the small Austrian village of Fucking have confirmed that, from January 1, the town will be known as Fugging. Fans of unusual place-names will mourn the loss.
Is the world going from bad to worse? No, even though we might get that impression from the news. In fact, many developments are positive. Neuroscientist Maren Urner explains why bad news tends to stay longer in our memory.
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