The leaked documents have yet again exposed the failure of governments to rein in money laundering. It’s no different in Germany, where the financial regulators seem to be struggling to get their act together.
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The FinCEN files cast the Turkish Aktif Bank in a bad light and suggest evidence of money laundering.
The ruling junta had come under massive pressure from other West African nations to return the country to civilian rule. It has appointed a former colonel and defense minister on an interim basis, with a military deputy.
The EU says it needs more than the six weeks of documented violence so far to agree on sanctions against Belarusian officials. The lack of action highlights the bloc's ongoing struggle for foreign policy consensus.
World leaders are coming together, virtually, to mark the 75th anniversary of the UN.
With Oktoberfest axed and a rise in infections, authorities are sizing up whether Christmas markets are next to go.
From empty city centers to shut businesses, this spring's coronavirus lockdowns are seared in the memories of many Europeans. Governments on the continent are desperate to avoid imposing such drastic measures again.
The United States remains the worst-hit country with a death toll fast approaching 200,000. A second lockdown is looming in the UK. DW rounds up the latest developments.
UK's top COVID advisers have warned about the new rapid increase of infections in the country.
At least 10 people have been killed after a four-story residential building collapsed. Rescuers are working to try and free dozens of people feared trapped.
The European Union has imposed sanctions on three firms for breaking a UN arms embargo on Libya. Two individuals were also sanctioned for involvement with supplying military equipment material to the country.
Upwards of 300 elephants died in the Southern African country this year, baffling and alarming conservationists. After months of research, government officials say they have identified the cause.
The German armed forces want to keep a closer eye on space in the future. A new system to track space junk orbiting Earth and send out early warnings about potential threats has begun work.
Bulgarian and Israeli authorities blamed the attack on Israeli tourists at Burgas Airport on the Lebanese Shiite movement Hezbollah. Prosecutors had pleaded for the "heaviest punishment" possible.
US President Donald Trump maintains a hard-line approach against Iran, while his rival Joe Biden would favor talks.
The UN's deputy secretary-general spoke to DW about promoting sustainability in Africa in the midst of a pandemic.
Attempts by Germany's biggest lender's to defend its role in the FinCEN scandal seem pointless, says DW's Henrik Böhme.
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Despite the risks, a growing number of athletes in Belarus have spoken out against President Alexander Lukashenko.
The Indian food delivery firm decided last month to give female employees up to 10 days of "period leave" per year.
Calls are growing to refer to 'climate fires' instead of wildfires in the face of climate denial.
Lace-makers in Germany's Plauen region have been standing their ground by combining old ways with an innovative spirit.
The world was already drowning under a sea of plastic waste, but the coronavirus pandemic has made the situation worse.
How well-prepared are German schools for another lockdown? What have they learned since March?
We are taking a tour through Germany and every week we'll introduce you to a new town, guided by the alphabet. This time R takes us to Regensburg. The old town has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2006.
Researchers in Dusseldorf have been using human brain organoids, or mini-brains, grown in a lab to see how brain cells react to COVID-19.
Candidates, campaigns and big issue topics — what's at stake when the US goes to the polls on November 3?
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