In talks with German Chancellor Merkel, British PM Johnson reiterated a call to renegotiate the UK's divorce from the EU. Both leaders said they want to avoid a no-deal Brexit, but differ on how to achieve it.
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Germany's top diplomat met with his Russian counterpart in Moscow. Heiko Maas expressed renewed hope for an end to the conflict in eastern Ukraine.
The US Department of Homeland Security said it intends to scrap a rule that prohibited the detention of migrant children for more than 20 days. The step is expected to be challenged in court.
While refugees catch the headlines, most migrants come from other parts of Europe. Only 15% of 20.8 million people with an immigrant background came as asylum-seekers.
As Germany tries to fill critical gaps in its skilled workforce, officials are recognizing more foreign professional degrees. Nurses, doctors and other health care professionals had the highest rates of approval.
The United States has put pressure on Germany to increase defense spending and has threatened to pull troops out of the country.
German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz has been mulling an economic stimulus package, should Europe's largest economy slide into a full-blown recession. It would mark a departure from a policy of balanced annual budgets.
The US leader gave Denmark the cold shoulder after the Nordic country dismissed the idea of selling Greenland. The move comes two days after Trump said striking a deal on the island was not a top priority.
Forest fires are surging in Brazil, with the country's space agency reporting almost 8,000 fires already this year. Scientist Carlos Nobre from Sao Paolo University says politics is to blame for the alarming increase.
The Italian government has avoided snap elections pushed by Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, for now. Activists protesting his anti-immigrant politics welcomed the news but said Italy must hold the far-right to account.
Worried about Salvini possibly taking power, Italy's opposition said it was open to talks to form a new government.
Matteo Salvini and his League's coalition with the 5-Star movement was simply a means to an end, writes Barbara Wesel.
Greece has told Tehran it will not aid the Iranian flagged vessel by allowing it to dock. The US had suggested anyone cooperating with the tanker's requests was also assisting Iranian and Syrian campaigns of terror.
Germany's defense minister has met with female victims from the Yazidi minority group in northern Iraq. It is the German minister's third and final day of her inaugural tour of the Middle East.
Pia Klemp has rejected Paris' most prestigious civilian award, the Grand Vermeil Medal. She and compatriot Carola Rackete were offered the prize for their efforts in rescuing migrants in the Mediterranean.
Fifty-six percent of Mexican territory is seen as dangerous for women. Finding a solution to the increasing violence is not easy, because there isn't a clear pattern to it, writes journalist Anabel Hernandez.
General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan has been announced as the head of the new council. While many citizens welcome the progress towards democracy, a group of lawyers has petitioned for reunification with South Sudan.
The United States has approved the sale of 66 advanced F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan. The sale adds to already tense relations between Beijing and Washington.
Cloud gaming is one trend in the spotlight of this year's Gamescom, the world's top games trade show. Google's new platform, Stadia, could completely change the industry. Here's what cloud gaming is all about.
German carmaker Volkswagen has said it wants a hall named after the company to be rechristened for a party conference by the far-right Alternative for Germany party. It also wants its company logo to be covered up.
Nearly 3,500 Rohingya living in Bangladesh fear for their lives after being told they would be sent back to Myanmar. DW's Naomi Conrad and Arafatul Islam spoke to them at their shelters in Cox's Bazar.
The Hong Kong protests are increasingly becoming a thorn in Beijing's side. How much longer will it sit back and watch?
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Are churches dying out or thriving like never before? At a Religions for Peace World Assembly, it depends who you ask.
A decision to move US troops out of Germany would reshape the basis of American military presence in Europe.
A new exhibition in Berlin celebrates 150 years of postcards. Here's how Germans enthusiastically adopted the medium.
The child halted his mission after beginning to feel unwell. No one was hurt in the process.
The German government wants to promote a culture of innovation to develop CO2-neutral aviation.
Could community seed libraries help protect local plant diversity?
Delegates from around the world are attending the inter-faith meeting Religions for Peace in Lindau.
In the past year, attacks on worshippers in New Zealand, Sri Lanka and the US left hundreds dead.
People the world over are talking about the Elbphilharmonie concert hall, Hamburg's new landmark, but there's much more to see in the northern German port city.
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