Six EU countries have said they will accept more than 300 migrants from a rescue ship stranded in the Mediterranean. The Maltese prime minister said none would stay in Malta, where they will disembark.
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Wildfires blazing in the Amazon have sparked an international dispute. As Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro dismisses foreign leaders' condemnations, what can the international community really do to protect the Amazon?
Although Washington postponed a new round of tariffs on Chinese exports, Beijing has targeted US cars, oil and food. There's no end in sight to the year-long trade spat that has slowed the global economy.
A seaborne nuclear plant has started its journey across the Arctic Circle to supply power to a Siberian town. Russian activists warned the barge could become a "Chernobyl on ice."
David Koch and his brother Charles are best known for donating to conservative and libertarian causes. Critics say the Koch brothers have rolled back environmental regulations and labor rights.
Hot on the heels of his chastening experiences in Berlin and Paris, Boris Johnson will get a further taste of the new realities facing the UK when he makes his debut at the G-7 summit in the French resort of Biarritz.
Separately, a Chinese daily reported that the detained UK consulate official had been "soliciting prostitutes."
Activists say the videos may contain hidden messages and are a form of protest against China's "re-education" camps.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says South Korea has damaged trust by ending an intelligence-sharing agreement. He said he would work closely with the US for regional peace.
The Syrian government's Idlib offensive has targeted several health facilities funded by Germany, German officials say. The violence in Idlib has killed hundreds of people since late April, according to the UN.
Vladimir Putin says he has ordered a reciprocal response after the US tested a missile that would have been banned under the now-scrapped INF treaty. But he said Russia would not be dragged into an expensive arms race.
Former White House press secretary Sarah Sanders is to join Donald Trump's favorite news outlet, Fox News. While spokeswoman, she was known for her quarrels with reporters and an uneasy relationship with the truth.
With Trump due to attend the G-7 in France and later visit Poland, many are wondering why a stopover with Angela Merkel in Berlin isn't on the list. Experts say the cold shoulder move is part of a wider strategy.
"Peppa Pig" is set to get a new owner in a $4 billion deal with US giant Hasbro. The cartoon about a family of pigs has found millions of fans worldwide and even sparked anger of Chinese censors for being "subversive."
The CITES wildlife summit voted down proposals for one-off ivory sales. But with loopholes continuing to drive elephant poaching, the exctinct woolly mammoth could help protect the endangered animals.
At this year's global religion summit on Lake Constance, female delegates made clear women must have a greater say.
Extreme weather brings "extreme challenges," Germany's farmer association said while presenting their report on this year's harvest. The farmers urged the government to help bring in seasonal workers from outside the EU.
Basketball fans who paid for expensive seats at a USA-Australia match in the Australian city of Melbourne say they have been ripped off. Hollywood actor Russell Crowe was among those to complain of poor courtside views.
The tallest living land animal faces 'silent extinction,' one conservation group has said. Some 106 countries backed a CITES protection, paving the way toward regulating international trade in giraffes.
The Kremlin uses World War II to insinuate that everything Russian authorities do is good by definition.
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The Brazilian rainforests are the most lush and species-rich in the world. The soils, on the other hand, are infertile.
Boris Johnson has put his, er, foot in it again. But's he not alone in ignoring the correct protocol.
On August 23, 1989, millions in the Baltic states formed a human chain demanding independence from the USSR.
The ongoing Hong Kong protests are increasing tensions between the special administrative region and the Chinese central government. There's no solution in sight, but what, exactly, is at stake? DW explains.
Germany has become more diverse in recent years. But diversity and inequality data is hard to come by. And when it's available it often lacks complexity, experts say. A look at the current situation and what it means.
Volunteers are now helping scientists prevent the extinction of rare native plants by using a new app to document them.
With Germany set to miss its climate goals by a wide margin, a solution might be right next door. The Netherlands recently revealed a wide-ranging climate deal — including a carbon tax that Dutch companies agreed to pay.
Colorful support and underdog victories saw Eintracht Frankfurt go far last season. The tables were turned on Thursday.
Is protecting the environment a religious moral responsibility? Dr. Vinu Aram thinks it is.
Delegates from around the world are attending the inter-faith meeting Religions for Peace in Lindau.
In the past year, attacks on worshippers in New Zealand, Sri Lanka and the US left hundreds dead.
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