The past she was attempting to flee came back to haunt a young Yazidi woman in a small town in Germany. Her former IS tormentor confronted her on the street and "told me he knew everything about me."
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The German Interior Ministry has announced it has reached a deal that will allow it to return asylum-seekers to Greece. Chancellor Angela Merkel and Spain's Pedro Sanchez agreed to a similar compromise last week.
People in the Indian state of Kerala waited on the rooftops for rescue teams as the government scrambled helicopters and navy boats. The catastrophe has claimed scores of lives.
Angela Merkel has just returned from her summer holidays and she's already braving enemy territory. DW followed her to Dresden, a stronghold for far-right populists who have no affinity for the German chancellor.
Thousands in Barcelona have paid their respects to those killed on the first anniversary of the twin terrorist attacks in Catalonia. Spanish King Felipe IV presided over the ceremony on the Placa de Catalunya.
The elderly woman was reportedly stopped in her tracks by electroshock while trying to cut dandelions. According to a local official, she was carrying a knife.
German Cabinet members have agreed to the main points of a new skilled immigration law, according to media reports. But leading politicians disagree on offering job prospects to well-integrated immigrants denied asylum.
Germany has admitted to illegally deporting several migrants who may face persecution in their home countries. Among them was Osama bin Laden's alleged ex-bodyguard, whom the government could soon be forced to return.
After growing frustrated with unruly children, a German restaurant owner decided to ban them from his eatery and offer his guests "an oasis of peace." The man says his move is actually targeted against ignorant parents.
Italy has launched an investigation into the operator of the Morandi Bridge in hope of finding out why it collapsed. A €20 million project to improve the bridge's safety had recently been approved.
Wall carvings were found in what was once a fishing city of the Caral civilization, the oldest in the Americas. The relief is thought to symbolize a period of drought and famine brought on by climate change.
The city of Hamburg has advertised the refugee housing as a potential guesthouse, workshop, playhouse or yoga studio. While buyers might think they've scored a bargain, transportation costs could come as a surprise.
A residence meant to "serve the people of Cologne" is being used by a multinational company for vacation rentals. But cities with small budgets can face a monumental challenge fighting professional Airbnb landlords.
Intersex people in Germany can now officially identify as "diverse" — a positive step, but more work lies ahead.
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The collapse of Genoa's Morandi Bridge has many Italians worried that it could happen again. Many bridges in Italy were built in the 1950s and 60s and are showing their years, and maintaining them is a daunting task. How structurally sound are they?
Imran Khan has been elected by parliament as the next prime minister of Pakistan. For many, he is the country's last hope. For others, he is an Islamist. But who actually is Imran Khan?
As Mozambique's hidden debt scandal continues, groups are pushing for the secret loans that triggered the financial crisis to be declared illegal.
A string of alleged or openly racist attacks on minorities in Italy has fueled a debate about whether the country has a growing problem with racism and xenophobia. Ylenia Gostoli reports from Rome.
Iraqi youngsters are doing time for their roles in the "Islamic State" terror group. Some will leave jail even more radicalized. As one of the first foreign journalists, Judit Neurink visited Irbil's juvenile prison.
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