There was no about-face in the US government after DW broke news that the EU ambassador's status had been downgraded. But one expert has said lawmakers' responses show the trans-Atlantic network still operates – a bit.
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The head of Human Rights Watch appeals on DW for Germany and Angela Merkel to do more for rights abroad. Kenneth Roth noted that "the traditional powers" on the world stage, the US and UK, "were largely absent" of late.
On day 27 of the shutdown, the president and the speaker escalated their personal tit-for-tat. After Pelosi asked the president delay his address to the nation he denied her permission to fly abroad in a government jet.
The Bundestag has ensured that Brits in Germany can still apply for citizenship even after Brexit. But opposition politicians warn that customs officials are not ready for the impending bureaucratic nightmare.
Reaction to the attack on Frank Magnitz, a Bundestag member for the far-right Alternative for Germany, reveals just how polarized the country has become. The AfD has received a clear boost from the media hoopla.
The husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth, Prince Philip, was involved in a two-car crash in eastern England. The 97-year-old was reportedly behind the wheel at the time of the accident, which injured two others.
Greeted by church bells, gun salutes and a puppy, Russia's Vladimir Putin arrived in Belgrade. The lavish event is seen as an attempt by Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic to boost his image after weeks of protests.
Alexandre Benalla, who was fired last July for beating a May Day protester, has been taken into custody in Paris.
Italian and German police have launched raids against members of the Sicilian Mafia, according to Italian officials. The suspects nabbed in Germany were allegedly linked with Turkish clans and the Calabrian 'Ndrangheta.
As Gdansk mourns following the murder of Mayor Pawel Adamowicz, Polish officials remain reluctant to confront political divisions, DW's Monika Sieradzka reports from Warsaw. Right-wing groups had threatened Adamowicz.
A car bomb has exploded at Bogota's General Santander Police Academy, killing at least nine people and injuring dozens more. Authorities say they have identified the attacker.
An Arab NGO is pushing for more digital rights for Palestinians.
The African Union says "serious doubts" remain over Democratic Republic of Congo's election results. The AU isn't alone in expressing qualms about the outcome of the presidential election.
Officials in Burkina Faso have said a kidnapped Canadian geologist was found dead in the country's remote northeast, a border region infiltrated by jihadis. Kirk Woodman had worked for 20 years across West Africa.
The campaign for Indonesia's presidency has officially kicked off with a debate between incumbent President Joko Widodo and populist challenger Prabowo Subianto. Observers say both candidates failed to impress.
Beijing has condemned US legislation that would stop businesses from selling American-made chips to Huawei and ZTE. US lawmakers described Huawei as an "intelligence-gathering arms of the Chinese Communist Party."
Cameroonian Yvan Sagnet is looking to tackle labor exploitation in agriculture with an ethical label.
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Police conducted raids on several properties throughout Germany thought to be connected to an extremist group that associates itself with the Ku Klux Klan. A total of 17 people are at the center of the investigation.
Three recent Hollywood films, each depicting different political eras, directly and indirectly criticize Donald Trump.
New Delhi has recently issued an order that allows federal spy agencies to access any computer in the country.
For centuries national politics was for men only. Thursday marks 100 years since women in Germany were allowed to vote.
Speed limits or not, more traffic jams than ever kept drivers from putting the pedal to the metal on the autobahn, Germany's largest automobile club has said. Drivers contended daily with some 2,000 traffic jams in 2018.
Zverev has matched his career best in Melbourne, with a 7-6 (7-5), 6-4, 5-7, 6-7 (8-6), 6-1 win over Jeremy Chardy.
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