She has only been in the role one week. Now Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer is set to take her official oath as defense minister in front of the Bundestag. Germany's soldiers, as ever, remain skeptical.
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Boris Johnson is on track to become British Prime Minister after winning the Conservative Party leadership vote. He will immediately have to deal with a burgeoning crisis with Iran and long-stalled Brexit negotiations.
He has a penchant for gaffes, extramarital affairs and stirring up euroskepticism — and is set to be Britain's next PM.
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Technology giants such as Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple are now the subject of a US federal antitrust investigation. The Justice Department is looking into whether large tech companies have harmed their users.
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No singing is required at Hamburg's newest karaoke bar — but moaning is a must. The "Porn Karaoke Bar" in the city's infamous St. Pauli district gives guests the opportunity to groan along to their favorite retro pornos.
After Iran seized a UK-flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, the UK is looking for a diplomatic way forward. But if Tehran refuses to negotiate, London will have to consider taking a harder line.
Indian officials have told angry opposition lawmakers that the government had not invited Donald Trump to mediate the conflict. A day before, the US president had made the offer, saying: "I would love to be a mediator."
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Kazimierz Albin has passed away at the age of 96 in Warsaw, Poland. He entered Auschwitz in 1940 and escaped from the death camp in 1943.
The fighter jets "took tactical action" against Russian and Chinese warplanes for violating South Korean airspace. But Russia has denied the allegations, saying the joint patrol was operating in international airspace.
Yelena Grigoryeva, a prominent local campaigner for LGBT+ rights, was found fatally stabbed in St. Petersburg. Fellow campaigners said she regularly received death threats, but police failed to act on the reports.
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Pedro Sanchez was unsuccessful in getting parliamentary approval on Tuesday. He has another two days to build an agreement with the far-left Podemos party to secure his government's confirmation.
With uncertainty on the horizon, the IMF has downgraded its outlook for the world's economic output. It warned that US tariffs on European cars, a no-deal Brexit or a trade war with China could tank the global economy.
The Special Administrative Region is in turmoil. The protests are about Hong Kong's future, says Alexander Görlach.
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A new study says Germany's pricey housing market isn't going to get cheaper any time soon, but there is a silver lining.
Muscovites are protesting a highway which could cut straight through a nuclear waste site, releasing radioactive dust.
German consumer foundation Stiftung Warentest tested 12 brands of bamboo-based cups and found it was best to avoid them.
Both the Trump-Khan meeting and some of US President Donald Trump's comments didn't go down well in Kabul.
Do the protests serve as a warning for Taipei as it considers the future of relations with mainland China?
The Nigerian government has agreed to the deal in an attempt to fix the country's unreliable electricity grid.
Researchers say homophobia is more widespread in Poland than in most other eastern European countries.
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Two Bundesliga forwards have moved to the Premier League for a combined fee of over €75m. Are these sums crazy?
Hoffenheim have again broken their club transfer record(?) by shipping a young Brazilian striker to England.
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