The new regulation forbids refugees from claiming asylum in the US if they have traveled through a third country. Officials called it an 'interim rule' until Congress passes stricter laws.
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Grace Meng from Human Rights Watch told DW that even though recent immigration raids in US cities weren't as extensive as planned, they still struck fear in migrant communities. She also criticized new US asylum policy.
Foreign ministers have met in Brussels hoping to reduce tensions between the US and Iran. Britain has suggested there is a "small window" to keep the nuclear deal alive with the EU echoing those sentiments.
Ursula von der Leyen has tried to sway socialists and liberals on a possible Brexit delay. She also confirmed she'll step down as German defense minister, regardless of whether she is successful in her EC presidency bid.
Brussels is to impose punitive measures on Ankara over its offshore gas drilling activities near Cyprus.
James Fields Jr. was convicted on state charges over the death of Heather Heyer and causing dozens of injuries. He had avoided the death penalty by pleading guilty to hate crime charges.
Ex-President Jacob Zuma has appeared in court, claiming to have been the victim of a campaign of vilification. He faces corruption charges over military equipment he sold as a minister in the 1990s.
The US president told Democratic congresswomen of color to go back to where they came from. Three of the women he targeted were born and raised in the United States.
Conflict, climate change and weak economic growth are leaving more people without enough to eat, a UN report warning of starvation and famine says. Most of the world's chronic hungry live in Asia and Africa.
A first case of Ebola arriving in Goma, Congo's eastern border hub, amounts to a potential "game-changer," warns the World Health Organization. It's called an appraisal meeting in Geneva while urging calm in Goma.
Almost 20 million children worldwide missed their vaccinations in 2018, the report said. Misinformation led to many parents avoiding the vaccines as the "anti-vaxx" movement soured public perception.
Spain's caretaker PM Pedro Sanchez says talks on forming a government with the support of the far-left Podemos party have failed. Sanchez' Socialists reject a formal coalition with the party, but need its votes.
German labor union Verdi has called on employees at Amazon facilities to go on strike. Workers pushing for better wages have timed the work stoppage to coincide with a major sale day for the online retailer.
Police have suggested the incident could have caused over €100,000 ($113,000) in damage. For now, the roads remain closed where the blaze occurred.
Authorities in the Philippines say dengue cases have risen by more than 80% since last year. Early detection of the disease can dramatically reduce fatality rates, but there is no fixed treatment for the illness.
Monsoon rains caused a building to collapse in northern India, while 24 were swept away in Pakistan-administered Kashmir. The extreme weather has killed more than 100 people and the death toll is expected to rise.
Despite a recent skirmish involving a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, the Iranian regime is not out for war.
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Turing cracked the 'impossible-to-crack' Nazi enigma code in a highly secretive project and was one of the pioneers of artificial intelligence. He was persecuted for being homosexual and posthumously pardoned.
Her husband was assassinated as mayor of Gdansk. Now Magdalena Adamowicz, a newly elected member of the European Parliament, has taken up the fight against hate speech that threatens both public discourse and lives.
A "technical snag" led mission control to abort the launch at the southern spaceport of Sriharikota. India wants to become the fourth country to successfully complete a controlled landing on the moon.
DW spoke with astrophysicist and author Ben Moore about how people have mythologized the Moon over the ages.
Milan's Chinatown is the country's fastest growing area and an example of the collaboration between China and Italy.
In a DW interview, Georgian President Salome Zurabishvili spoke about tension with Russia caused by protests on the streets of Tbilisi, and her country's wish to put the Soviet past behind and join the European Union.
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