US-backed Kurdish forces say they have liberated the last enclave held by "Islamic State" militants in eastern Syria. But despite the collapse of its caliphate, the group still poses a global threat.
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Special Counsel Robert Mueller has submitted his report on the Donald Trump campaign and potential Russian involvement in the 2016 election, according to US officials. The report has not yet been made public.
The Christchurch mosques where a gunman killed 50 people a week ago have reopened their doors under heightened security. Among those visiting were victims' relatives and a Jordanian prince.
Hundreds of thousands of people from all over the UK are gathering in London for a rally calling for a second referendum on Brexit. It comes as the third parliamentary vote on the Brexit appears uncertain next week.
In three days the petition has gained over 4 million signatures, more than enough to trigger a parliamentary debate.
Prosecutors in Frankfurt said the ten individuals were detained on suspicion of planning an Islamist attack using a car and guns. The aim was to kill as many people as possible.
Ukrainians are set to elect a new president on March 31. Russian-language fake news has consumed the country's media landscape. Some fear that this flood of false reports could influence the outcome of the vote.
After mostly slamming politicians for years, comedian Volodymyr Zelensky has taken a surprise political turn: Now, the young upstart might just be Ukraine's next president. What are his chances?
The heads of Brazil, Chile, Argentina, and other Latin American states have created a new regional bloc, Prosur. It will replace Unasur, which was founded by late Hugo Chavez in a bid to limit US influence.
Reporters Without Borders and Mexican nonprofit Propuesta Civica have asked the court to prosecute two former Mexican presidents for criminal negligence in "crimes against humanity" — the deaths of over 100 journalists.
In today's European Union, bickering local elites rely on the support of global powers. Europe has been torn apart by competing factions, warns Ivaylo Ditchev, a cultural anthropologist from Bulgaria.
With heavily-populated areas of Mozambique now covered by a massive lake, survivors of Cyclone Idai face disease and hunger. Aid agencies say time is running out for the victims.
US President Donald Trump halted sizable sanctions against North Korea because he "likes Chairman Kim" and considers the measures unnecessary, the White House said. But it was unclear which sanctions Trump had in mind.
A motive for the attack that killed three people and seriously injured three others is still being investigated. The suspect is being held on charges of murder with terrorist intent.
The US is set to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan. DW explains why the contested territory matters.
The US top diplomat agreed that the president was like the queen who rescued the Jews in ancient Persia.
Rome and Beijing are expected to ink billions worth of deals, as well as plans for cultural exchanges. Xi sought to assure European leaders that there was "no fundamental conflict of interest" between them.
The "distortive" effects of China's economic policies and growing power top the agenda on the final day of the EU summit. Leaders are looking for ways to counter what they describe as a "systemic rival."
The top 12 Deutsche Bank managers pocketed €55.7 million for 2018, mainly due to more bonus payments. Unions are already angry at likely job cuts if a merger with Commerzbank goes ahead.
After the most violent scenes of the 'gilets jaunes' protests last weekend, police are closing off some key areas this weekend. Redeployment of soldiers to free up police for public order roles has also caused concern.
A German couple is accused of killing their children and setting fire to their house. The father told the court that the family had been experiencing serious financial problems and were due to be evicted.
Hours before the house was due to be auctioned off, the building exploded and burned to the ground. German authorities did not find the house's sole inhabitant in the rubble — raising suspicions that he is on the run.
US President Trump intends to defy the international community by accepting the Israeli claim to the Golan Heights.
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Germany's migration office has been under fire for the quality of language and integration courses.
Despite a recent record breaking crowd, women's football is facing a crisis, as matchday attendances drop across Europe.
The shy, waddling addition to Gdansk Zoo is only three months old. It's also the only bird of its kind in captivity.
A call from two rival Berlin YouTubers saw 400 of their fans meet at the notorious Alexanderplatz square on Thursday. As the situation escalated a mass brawl broke out.
The end is in sight for coal energy in Germany. And yet, entire villages are still being razed to make room for expanding coal mines, with residents protesting in vain. Does resettlement still make sense?
The conflict over Western Sahara has smoldered for more than 40 years. Morocco's offer of autonomy for the region is now on the negotiating table, but that's not enough for many of the Saharawis exiled in Algeria.
"There are better places to learn how to walk on a balance beam," the Auschwitz Museum wrote on Twitter.
The massacre at Christchurch mosques has thrust New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern even more into the spotlight.
Two years ago, Mashal Khan was accused of blasphemy and killed by a mob.
Thierry Baudet has emerged as the leading anti-immigration and euroskeptic voice in the Netherlands.
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