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EU leaders have backed plans to slash the bloc's carbon emissions to net-zero by 2050 — with the exception of coal-reliant Poland. The target is part of a plan to make Europe the first climate-neutral continent.
EU sanctions targeting Moscow's finance, energy and defense industries will stay in place until mid-2020. The decision comes after the leaders of Russia and Ukraine met in Paris to seek a solution to Ukraine conflict.
After months of unrest, Algerians are voting for a successor to the ousted president, Abdelaziz Bouteflika. All five candidates, however, have ties to Bouteflika's regime. Many citizens are protesting the vote.
The bodies of six people who perished in a volcanic eruption on New Zealand's White Island have been retrieved and taken to a navy ship offshore. Families left distraught by the tragedy had pleaded for a swift recovery.
A deadly fire spread through Russia's Admiral Kuznetsov while the aircraft carrier was docked for maintenance work in the Arctic port of Murmansk. A naval officer was reported missing.
Despite the ongoing presence of French troops in the troubled Sahel region, violent attacks against civilians and security forces are still commonplace. So why isn't the situation improving?
"A teenager working on her anger management problem," reads Thunberg's twitter profile. This is not the first time the US president has attacked the teen on social media.
Russian broadcaster TNT stopped showing sitcom "Servant of the People," which stars Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, after airing it for just one day. The channel is owned by Russian energy company Gazprom.
Brussels might soon be able to bypass the US-crippled WTO to impose punitive tariffs on trade partners. The EU cannot afford to be "defenseless", said the bloc's trade commissioner Phil Hogan.
Organized crime is global and knows no borders. Germany acknowledged this relatively slowly and as a result is quite unprepared to deal with it compared with other countries, Anabel Hernández writes.
Borussia Mönchengladbach are riding high in the Bundesliga, but were dramatically dumped out of the Europa League in the last moment. The result reminds of a familiar problem, but comes with a silver lining.
Washington pushes ahead with sanctions against the gas pipeline, claiming it strengthens Russia's grip on EU energy markets. In Germany the move is condemned as an "unfriendly act" to promote US commercial interests.
Emotional stress,and a sense of frustration are driving some academics to take a different path
At this pace, it will not be long before the fundamental pluralistic character of India is altered, says Debarati Guha.
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DW spoke to some Pakistani Hindus who fled religious persecution and are now living in a makeshift camp in New Delhi.
Bougainville, which has voted for independence from Papua New Guinea, was once the domain of a different ruler: Germany.
Science books are the gifts that keep giving all year round. DW's Zulfikar Abbany takes us through the pile on his desk.
East German workers who constructed a gas pipeline through the Soviet Union 40 years ago remain friends to this day.
What's stopping countries like Germany, India, China, Saudi Arabia and the US from cutting CO2 emissions?
A study by scientists working on the Sulawesi cave painting say it is also the world's oldest example of storytelling.
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