Authorities in Kerala say 357 people have died in the worst flooding to hit the southwestern Indian state in a century. Thousands have been rescued; those still waiting have expressed their anguish on social media.
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German authorities say they are ready to probe claims by a Yazidi woman that she ran into her former "Islamic State" captor in Germany. They denied reports that they were uninterested in the case.
Chancellor Angela Merkel has received Russian President Vladimir Putin on his first bilateral visit to Germany since 2014. Their agenda listed Ukraine, Syria and piped gas for Europe but she dampened expectations.
The bodies of a family of three, an Italian-Jamaican couple and their daughter were found in their badly-crushed car. The Morandi bridge collapsed on Tuesday, killing 43 people.
The ex-boss of the fashion brand Superdry has boosted the fortunes of a campaign for Britain to hold a second EU referendum. Julian Dunkerton thinks Brexit will be a "disaster."
Reunions for relatives separated by the Korean border are taking place again after over three years. For many families, these meetings have come too late, Fabian Kretschmer reports from Seoul.
For some grieving Genovese, the tragedy is another failure of Italian politics. Elizabeth Schumacher reports from Genoa.
Israel has closed its only pedestrian border crossing with the Gaza Strip following protests and clashes that left two Palestinians dead and scores of others injured. It is unclear how long the closure will last.
The far-left Kremlic critic, serving a one-month sentence for illegal protesting, has been taken to a Moscow hospital. Udaltsov spent many years in jail for his opposition towards Russian President Vladimir Putin.
The Indonesian island of Lombok has been jolted by a strong earthquake two weeks after another quake killed 460 people. There were no immediate reports of deaths, and authorities have spoken only of minor injuries.
Greece will exit its stability program on Monday. How has the Greek economy developed since austerity was imposed in 2010? And is Greece prepared to meet the budgetary targets? A data analysis provides answers.
Germany is seen as a progressive and safe country for LGBTQ+ people, but a new social media trend is exposing the daily struggle of many. One user recalls being threatened with the specter of Nazi death camps.
Angela Merkel said Annan inspired her with his ideas, firm convictions and charisma, while former US President Barack Obama spoke of Annan's wisdom and courage. Flags are set to fly at half-mast in Annan's native Ghana.
As protests against President Daniel Ortega enter their fourth month, the scars of the bloody government crackdown are as fresh as ever for students and doctors, priests and musicians. Sandra Weiss reports from Managua.
The man who drove into people near Parliament in London is facing charges of attempted murder of a police officer and attempted murder of members of the public. He has not, however, been brought up on terror charges.
Austria's foreign minister came under fire from political opponents for inviting the Russian leader to her wedding. Critics said the move undermined the EU at a time when Austria holds the bloc's rotating presidency.
In an interview with Germany's biggest newspaper, Reinhard Grindel has said he wished he had stood by Mesut Özil in the face of racial abuse. The DFB president also called for changes in Die Mannschaft.
Counterdemonstrations took place in Berlin as neo-Nazis marked the 31st anniversary of the death of Adolf Hitler's former deputy, Rudolf Hess. Thousands of police were deployed to prevent violent clashes.
The six-day Muslim pilgrimage known as the hajj will welcome 1.6 million Muslims as relations between Qatar and Saudi Arabia remain tense. Many Egyptians have been unable to afford the journey as the economy splutters.
The aftermath of the Genoa bridge tragedy could be a turning point for Italy, but politicians are seeking scapegoats.
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At jungle school, orphaned orangutan Dora is learning to climb trees and find food. But will she graduate to the wild?
The annual pilgrimage to Islam's holiest sites, located in Saudi Arabia, is among the world's largest gatherings. But along with that is a vast security operation undertaken to minimize various threats, including terror.
In West Germany in the late 1960s, young people were demanding change – social, cultural and sexual change. What sparked the sexual revolution and what does it mean for women today?
Emma has been described as the Usain Bolt of pugs, or even the FC Bayern. All we know is this bundle of cuteness can run.
Berlin may be the biggest, hippest city in Germany, but where cycling is concerned, the much smaller university city of Münster is the real metropolis. DW's Jefferson Chase went there to pick up tips on ecomobility.
The Hungarian-German composer's unfinished opera Sardanapalo has been in the archive for more than a century - untouched and almost forgotten. This weekend, it will be brought to life in Weimar.
Germany has no protocol to follow in the event of contact with life from outer space. Research has shown that if aliens did show up on Earth, humans would actually be happy to meet them.
On Monday, Greece exits the third and final bailout program of a nine-year debt crisis that has chopped around a quarter off the country's economy. DW looks back at key moments from Greece's traumatic decade.
The French-Polish director turns 85 on Saturday. Though his life is overshadowed by scandals and tragedies, he's considered one of the most influential filmmakers in cinematic history.
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