A global climate summit has ended in Poland with an agreement on how the 2015 Paris climate accord will be implemented. However, countries could not even agree to 'welcome' the findings of the IPCC report.
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The inauguration of Georgia's first female president marks the start of the country's new constitution. Salome Zurabishvili has committed to making the former Soviet state's path towards Europe "irreversible."
Turkey says Donald Trump recently confirmed he was working to extradite the Islamic cleric that Ankara blames for a 2016 failed coup, according to media reports. If true, the revelation marks a major U-turn by Trump.
At least one person is in a serious condition in hospital after the blast in Sapporo, the capital city of the northern island of Hokkaido. Television footage of the incident showed the restaurant in flames.
Punitive social handouts to dissuade 'Dublin' asylum-seekers are wanted by interior ministers of the 16 regional states, a report says. One-in-three applicants arriving in Germany via other EU nations could be affected.
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena had triggered a constitutional and political crisis in the country by sacking Ranil Wickremesinghe in October. His reappointment, however, does not guarantee smooth sailing.
Italy has its own category of protection for some failed asylum seekers, but the government has recently legislated against this. Thousands of protesters have hit the streets to defend refugee rights.
At least seven journalists were hit and kicked by police after the offices of an opposition news site were ransacked. Authorities have tried to clamp down on dissent amidst fierce protests that have left hundreds dead.
Demonstrators blew whistles and horns in a nod to protests against former autocrat leader Slobodan Milosevic. President Vucic has rejected calls for fairer elections and free media.
An errant population of flightless birds has confounded birth control attempts and are gobbling up farmers' crops. North German agriculturalists want to start shooting the birds, but they face legal hurdles.
Cambodian authorities have seized 3 tons of elephant tusks from Mozambique following a tip from the US Embassy. The demand for ivory from China and Vietnam is a driving factor in Cambodia's illegal wildlife trade.
The hieroglyphs and statues in the tomb of royal purification priest Wahtye are almost intact despite being 4,400 years old. Walls decorated with colorful scenes show the owner of the tomb with his family.
Three women had to undergo emergency surgery in the Bavarian city after suffering severe knife wounds in separate attacks. Police later arrested a 38-year-old man.
There is a lack of skilled workers in western and northern Europe, unemployment in southern and eastern Europe. "Qualified migration" is the new magic formula, but there will be consequences, says Norbert Mappes-Niediek.
Borussia Dortmund stretched their unbeaten run to 15 games after beating Bremen in a hard-fought game. The result also means Dortmund will be top of the table at the end of the first half of the season.
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As the UN climate conference wraps up, Asia’s emission-producing economic powerhouses have said that their growing wealth doesn’t guarantee that they can fully comply with the Paris Agreement without assistance.
Pawel Pawlikowski’s film about a long-running love story in Soviet-era Poland won best film and best actress. The best comedy award went to another Cold War film, the UK's 'The Death of Stalin.'
The Soviet leadership of the 1970s thought a group of German gay activists were communists and invited them to visit Moscow — where homosexuality was criminalized. Their Russian tour guide at the time spoke to DW.
The lack of electricity is pervasive in rural Nigeria, where 90 million people live entirely off the grid. DW's Zaharaddeen Umar asked people in one village in far northern Katsina State how they get by in the dark.
Does it, or even should it, matter that Merkel’s successor is another woman? Stammtisch has all the latest from Berlin.
For centuries, members of the Bimoba people in Ghana were forbidden to marry within their own clans. Today, young people are trying to disengage from this rule.
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