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Population growth, bad decisions, slow construction, competing demands: These are just some of the causes of Germany's housing crisis. The problem is complex, and proposed solutions can have unintended consequences.
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After initial talks, the top team of climate-friendly Greens has agreed to join formal coalition negotiations with the Social Democrats and the neoliberal FDP. But the plan must be put to a vote of party delegates.
Sunday marks 60 years since a massacre of pro-Algerian protesters by police in the French capital.
On October 17, 1961, dozens of Algerian protesters were shot, beaten to death or drowned in a brutal police clampdown.
Some people are getting sick with COVID-19, despite being fully vaccinated. Do that mean the vaccines aren't working?
Some countries are reporting more new coronavirus infections compared with the previous two weeks. Global data trends show that the pandemic isn't over yet. DW sums up the current situation in three charts.
The number of asylum applications in Germany has risen again this year. Along with traditional routes through Greece, Italy and Spain, Belarus has become a major migration route in the last few months.
A Russian film crew has landed on Earth after filming scenes for the world's first feature movie shot in space.
The army is investigating a soldier suspected of firing toward protesters during Thursday's deadly clashes over the Beirut blast probe. Meanwhile, families of the blast victims have backed the judge leading the probe.
The missionaries had been heading home from building an orphanage when they were pulled off a bus by a gang, according to media reports. Haiti has already witnessed more than 300 kidnappings this year.
Venezuela's government said it has suspended dialogue with the US-backed opposition to protest the extradition of fugitive Alex Saab, a close ally of President Nicolas Maduro, from Cape Verde to the US.
Norwegian investigators have now said they believe mental illness was the main factor in the deadly bow-and-arrow attack. The Danish man suspected of the crime is currently in a secure medical facility.
A year after the neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn was banned, other nationalist groups are cropping up across Greece.
Deadly clashes involving police of the two Indian states in July highlight the urgency to resolve their border dispute.
Demonstrators are calling for democratic reforms in Africa's last absolute monarchy.
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The recent election in the Czech Republic shows that a united opposition can topple authoritarian-style governments.
The city's university wants to remove Pillar of Shame, a monument to the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre in Beijing.
Marco Reus and Erling Haaland scored as Dortmund eased past Mainz, but Donyell Malen is yet to score in the league.
City officials want tourists to come back, while critics find it difficult to make their voices heard.
The government is proud of the technological feat, but privacy activists say it's nothing to celebrate.
How did Uruguay go from fossil fuel dependency to green energy independence in a decade?
Fans of the "Squid Game" series are rediscovering traditional children's games, especially the honeycomb challenge.
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