In the space of a week, the US president has attacked NATO and cozied up to Vladimir Putin. Retired US Army General Ben Hodges told DW that Trump alienating US allies "worries every military professional" he knows.
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Pro-government forces in Nicaragua have launched an assault on the opposition stronghold of Monimbo as deadly unrest escalates. The regime of Daniel Ortega "acts despicably," activist Bianca Jagger told DW.
When the Aquarius docked in Valencia, the 630 migrants on board were welcomed by over 2,400 volunteers and medical staff. But what happens to those who arrive from Morocco? Santiago Saez reports from Cadiz and Madrid.
The EU and Japan have signed an unprecedented free trade agreement which will create one of the world's largest trading blocs. European Council President Donald Tusk says it is a "clear message" against protectionism.
More than 14,000 people came to hear the former US president speak in Johannesburg. Obama called for a rejection of the "politics of fear, resentment, and retrenchment."
Five months ago, Boko Haram kidnapped more than 100 schoolgirls. Four weeks later, the terrorists let the girls go. But for many of them, a self-determined and normal life seems out of reach. A report by Adrian Kriesch.
The men are accused of sedating the girl, assaulting and threatening her for months in her family's apartment block. The death penalty has been introduced in India for men who rape children under 12.
Goldman Sachs has announced the appointment of a new CEO, who will take over on October 1. The news comes on a day of glad tidings for the mega-bank, which announced a 44 percent earnings jump earlier in the day.
It was a first home win at this year's Tour as the French rider impressed in the climbs between Annecy and Le Grand Bornand. Yellow jersey-wearer Greg Van Avermaet retained his overall lead, going with the breakaway.
When it comes to venerable German business institutions, the industrial giant Thyssenkrupp is something of a poster boy. The Essen-based company is in turmoil though, as disagreements over job losses mount.
Nenad M. says he's missed out on opportunities because for years he was mistakenly assigned to a school for children with special needs. Now the former student has successfully sued a German state for damages.
The most expensive Chinese film ever made has been pulled from cinemas on its opening weekend. "Asura" was intended to be the first film of a trilogy based on Tibetan Buddhist mythology.
Swedish furniture behemoth Ikea is taking longer than expected to open its first store in India, after the firm recently postponed its grand opening in Hyderabad. Analysts say it faces a long journey in a tough market.
The charges against Maria Butina relate to building relationships with officials and infiltrating organizations with influence in US politics. Court documents show her actions revolved around the 2016 election.
Israel has closed its only cargo crossing with the Gaza Strip, preventing fuel deliveries to the Palestinian enclave. Authorities say it's in retaliation for a wave of firebomb-laden kites sent over the border.
Trump clearly showed weakness in his meeting with Russia's strongman president. The summit was a mistake.
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As Germany's elderly population continues to grow, its under-staffed old age care system is struggling to keep up. Chancellor Angela Merkel recently made good on a campaign pledge and visited a nursing home in Paderborn.
When its wealthy Russian owner suspected of money laundering left the medieval property in disrepair, the state government used a historical preservation ordinance to take charge. Now it's slated for sale and renovation.
New genetic tests on the remains appear to put an end to a long-running debate. Clerics had refused to recognize them as having belonged to Russia's last czar and his family, who were all murdered exactly 100 years ago.
Zimbabwe’s LGBTI community has appealed to the government, political parties and election bodies to ensure safe spaces for community members to vote. They were subjected to physical and verbal abuse in the past.
The cotton-top tamarin is famous for its distinctive appearance but the animal is under threat. A long-running project aims to save it and its habitat in the tropical forests of Colombia.
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