Angela Merkel's governing coalition has decided to sack its controversial head of domestic intelligence by transfering him to a higher post. With no successor on the horizon, the move has drawn jeers around the country.
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With the countdown on for Brexit negotiations, the EU and UK look no closer to a final deal. A junior minister in the UK government has hinted at the possibility of a second referendum.
North Korea has agreed to take big steps towards denuclearization and rapprochement with the South, but experts remain skeptical if these lofty promises will result in any real change on the ground.
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Niko Kovac makes his Champions League coaching bow as Bayern Munich face Benfica. His decision to hand Renato Sanches a first Bayern start in 16 months has paid off with the Benfica youth product putting Bayern two up.
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A Pakistani court has ordered the release of ousted premier Nawaz Sharif and his daughter on bail, suspending an accountability court's corruption sentences. This could pose a political challenge to PM Imran Khan.
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Professed Christians within Germany's far-right AfD disqualify themselves if they utter racist views, according to Hanover's Protestant bishop. Still, dialogue, although risky, must be kept open, Ralf Meister says.
A Russian paper says Pussy Riot's Verzilov was to receive information about murdered journalists on the day he fell ill.
Erdogan's hopes of addressing the German-Turkish community during his state visit are closer to becoming reality. His upcoming trip was described as a "betrayal" by journalist Deniz Yücel, who was imprisoned in Turkey.
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Ruling the pratice unconstituional has done little to deter men, according to New Delhi. Prime Minister Modi's critics have accused him of unfairly targeting Muslims ahead of national elections.
The coalition's decision to promote a disgraced intelligence chief reeks of failure, says DW's Felix Steiner.
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