Volodymyr Zelenskiy has moved to disband parliament after being sworn in as the new president of Ukraine. The political novice is under pressure to deliver much-needed reforms after unseating incumbent Petro Poroshenko.
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How did a 41-year-old comedian with no clear manifesto win the trust of so many voters — almost without campaigning?
The move means new Huawei smartphones won't be able to access many popular apps. The embattled Chinese company is under immense US pressure over its alleged government ties.
The ongoing trade tensions between the world's two largest economies and tit-for-tat tariffs have adversely affected the fortunes of many European companies in China, a new survey reveals. The outlook remains gloomy.
US Ambassador to China Terry Branstad's trip to Tibet will be the first to the region by an American envoy in four years. He is expected to raise concerns about human rights violations there.
In a provocative tweet, the US president described retaliation that would mark "the official end of Iran." Iran has remained defiant in the face of US threats, saying Trump is playing a "political game."
Three prison guards and 29 inmates have been killed after a riot broke out at a high-security prison in Tajikistan. It is the second deadly prison disturbance in the country in the space of six months.
The Qatari broadcaster has come under fire for a controversial video about the Holocaust. The Israeli Foreign Ministry said it represented "the worst kind of pernicious evil."
Italy's far-right interior minister has condemned the seizure of the ship, saying migrants on board should not have set foot in Italy. However, the condition of the refugees had swayed the authorities' opinion.
The elections for the European Parliament at the end of May will decide the EU's future course: A return to nationalism or more integration to increase its global strength? Bernd Riegert reports from Brussels.
Germany's Data Protection Agency said news outlets violated privacy by publishing a video exposing alleged corruption.
A Russian newspapers called Austria's far-right now former-vice chancellor "a promising politician."
Felix Dorfin has been sentenced to death in a surprise verdict after prosecutors asked for a 20-year jail term. Indonesia has some of the world's strictest drug laws — including death by firing squad.
Gunmen have shot dead at least 11 people in a bar in Brazil. The incident occurred in the city of Belem, in the northern state of Para.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has found himself to be persona non grata in New York. And Brazil may encounter similar hostility elsewhere in the world as well while he remains leader.
A bus travelling from Berlin to Munich has had a severe accident, killing one person. Early indications show the driver fell asleep at the wheel.
DW's Barbara Wesel sees the FPÖ scandal as a warning for conservatives willing to enter alliances with the far-right.
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In Cuba, putting food on the table has become difficult, as Venezuela cuts back on oil shipments.
With just a week to go before EU elections, tens of thousands of people took to the streets across Germany in support of Europe. Concerned by the rise of the far-right, marchers hoped to motivate others to vote.
Municipal cyberadministrations, automated traffic flow, energy efficiency — the cities of tomorrow will be smart.
A small team in Ghana is using old laptop batteries to create a backup power system they call the PowerTube. It is a unique way to deal with the tons of e-waste imported into Africa each year.
DW's Jonathan Harding thinks this has still been a season for the ages.
Despite losing on the final day of the season, Paderborn sealed promotion to the Bundesliga. The team's return to the top flight completes a remarkable journey over the last five years.
Tens of thousands of bees brought traffic in a busy street in Berlin's Neukölln district to a stop. Local beekeepers intervened within minutes of police responding to the scene.
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