US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi announced that lawmakers will move forward to draft articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. The president's actions seriously violated the constitution, she said.
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Millions of transport workers, teachers, police and other professionals have begun a general walkout in France's biggest shutdown in years. The strikes will be a major test of President Macron's political strength.
The girl was on her way to the court when a group of men, including two of her accused rapists, dragged her to a nearby field and set her on fire. Another rape case in India last week caused huge uproar in the country.
The German Foreign Ministry says risks are still too great to send migrants back to Syria. But Germany's state interior ministers have said they have agreed to return felons convicted of serious crimes.
Two years after the assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia, Malta's political class have found themselves entangled in the murder investigation. DW sits down with her family and EU lawmakers in search of justice.
Authorities at Hawaii's Pearl Harbor-Hickam military base have said a sailor assigned to a nuclear submarine has shot dead two people and wounded a third. The dockyard near Honolulu was in lockdown for two hours.
At least 150 people were on board the migrant vessel that departed from Gambia at the end of November. A further 83 who were on board swam to shore.
As global temperatures rise, warm-weather crops like apples and pears are feeling the heat. While the climate shows no signs of cooling down, farmers in Spain are looking for ways to adapt — starting in the laboratory.
Petithory Lanzmann wanted to transport her dead son's frozen sperm to Israel to arrange surrogacy or assisted reproduction. But the right to have children is non-transferable, says European Court of Human Rights.
Germany's environment agency has called for the government to bring in a raft of measures to limit carbon emissions from road traffic. Among the proposals are speed restrictions on Germany's autobahns.
A farmers' organization is calling for a change in the laws on hunting wolves after a rise in the number of farm animals killed by predators. Farmers currently face prison for killing the protected animals.
A report by the Organization of American States found "malicious manipulation" in favor of Evo Morales in Bolivia's October presidential polls. The ex-president rejected the rigging allegations as politically motivated.
German prosecutors said evidence suggests Russia or Chechnya may have ordered the murder of a Georgian man in Berlin. Two Russian diplomats have been expelled, with the German government discussing further steps.
US President Donald Trump insists manufacturing is key to economic growth, even as his protectionist policies hit the sector hard and put jobs at risk.
As the Earth warms, climate change-related disasters are on the rise. More people are being killed as a result of heatwaves, droughts and storms. In 2018, Japan, the Philippines and Germany were hit particularly hard.
By creating a climate of fear, the government is forcing reporters to self-censor, DW's Ingo Mannteufel writes.
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Deutsche Welle has faced massive criticism from self-appointed Israel lobbyists in recent days due to a translation error.
Genocide denier or poet of the Balkans? Here's an overview of the debate surrounding the controversial Nobel laureate.
Industry pressures and media take a heavy toll on South Korea's so-called idols, as a series of recent deaths reveals.
Most German emigrants are well-educated young people who leave for better pay — but many of them choose to return.
The library said it is facing up to the responsibility of its cooperation with the Nazi party.
The winner of DW Travel's online prize-draw made the first stop of her pre-Christmas trip to Germany at the Christmas market in Cologne. Joining her were her husband and DW's Susan Bonney-Cox.
Africa's political, religious and community leaders often claim that homosexual practices are an imported Western evil.
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