The European Court of Justice has ruled that Britain can decide to reverse Brexit without consulting other EU member states. The verdict comes a day before the British parliament is due to vote on the Brexit deal.
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US firms are by far at the top of the global arms trade, according to an expert report. Germany's largest defense company landed at 25th among the globe's top 100; Russia, Turkey and China are also boosting production.
German rail travelers face heavy delays in the run-up to Christmas. On Monday, workers went on a nationwide four-hour strike, with all long-distance trains canceled. It comes after salary talks broke down last week.
A transcript of an audio recording of Jamal Khashoggi's final moments has revealed details of the journalist's murder. The Saudi foreign minister has rejected demands to extradite two suspects connected to the death.
President Emmanuel Macron will speak to the French people after a fourth week of protests that have shaken the country. Unrest sparked by proposed fuel tax hikes has morphed into a general anti-government revolt.
Washington has said it needs to see progress in trade talks with China before March 1 or tariffs will go up. Separately, Beijing has said the US should withdraw its arrest warrant for Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou.
The UN says member states must unite to support refugees — but can this work without Washington on board?
Amnesty International has paid tribute to the growing role of women in the fight for human rights in a new report.
Armenia's acting prime minister is on track to consolidate his power after preliminary results put his alliance ahead in parliamentary elections. Nikol Pashinian took office in May after leading anti-corruption protests.
The Russian-Ukrainian Friendship Treaty has been highly controversial on both sides in the past. Now, Kyiv has apparently had its patience tested for too long. The agreement, which expires in 2019, will not be extended.
River Plate beat bitter Buenos Aires rivals Boca Juniors in the final of the Copa Libertadores. The historic game was played in Madrid after violence prevented the second leg from being played in Argentina.
With opposition parties banned and an ongoing economic crisis, a scant number of Venezuelans cast their votes. At the ballot box, President Nicolas Maduro accused the US of seeking to "divide" his country.
With EU polls drawing closer, Germany's SPD has strongly backed Justice Minister Katarina Barley as its top candidate for the European Parliament. Barley is a dual British-German national with a French law degree.
Deaths were reported in Togo after security forces moved against protesters across the West African state. Opposition leaders accused "regime soldiers" of opening fire and urged their supporters to continue street demos.
After many years of silence, hundreds of survivors of sexual violence during the Kosovo war have come forward.
Sasha Sasse, a 27-year-old from the eastern city of Leipzig, has been named Germany's most attractive man for 2019. The stylist and model said he was "unbelievably happy."
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Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer has told DW she wants Angela Merkel to see out her remaining three years as chancellor.
Christmas has come early to the streets of the Spanish capital in the form of thousands of Santa Clauses.
On Saturday, Schalke fans unfurled a banner supporting the man who attacked Dortmund's team bus in March 2017.
Residents of the German capital's gritty Neukölln district are concerned their homes will be turned into luxury flats.
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For 30 years, the Brazilian government has been monitoring the extent of logging in the world's largest rainforest.
America will go beyond Donald Trump's presidency — and so should the trans-Atlantic relationship, writes Radu Magdin.
Fear of sanctions is demotivating the unemployed from getting a job, a new study aims to show.
Missing fragments of Roman-era mosaics have returned to Turkey more than 50 years after being smuggled to the US.
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