North Korea has agreed to take big steps towards denuclearization and rapprochement with the South, but experts remain skeptical if these lofty promises will result in any real change on the ground.
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The European Union has said it is ready to address key British concerns over Northern Ireland. Meanwhile, UK Prime Minister Theresa May wrote in a German newspaper that both sides were close to an orderly Brexit deal.
German media has criticized Angela Merkel's government for promoting Hans-Georg Maassen to a deputy minister role. A number of editorials pointed out that the biggest winner will likely be Germany's far-right AfD.
Erdogan's hopes of addressing the German-Turkish community during his state visit are closer to becoming reality. His upcoming trip was described as a "betrayal" by journalist Deniz Yücel, who was imprisoned in Turkey.
A Pakistani court has ordered the release of ousted premier Nawaz Sharif and his daughter on bail, suspending an accountability court's corruption sentences. This could pose a political challenge to PM Imran Khan.
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US President Donald Trump has said he is seriously considering establishing a permanent military base in Poland, at Warsaw's request. Such a move would fuel tensions between NATO and Russia.
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The International Criminal Court has launched a preliminary investigation into Myanmar's alleged crimes against Rohingya Muslims. A UN team has called for top generals to be prosecuted for genocide.
Professed Christians within Germany's far-right AfD disqualify themselves if they utter racist views, according to Hanover's Protestant bishop. Still, dialogue, although risky, must be kept open, Ralf Meister says.
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EU regulators have opened a probe into whether several German carmakers colluded to hold back the roll-out of car emission control systems. It is the latest in a string of investigations into such alleged malpractices.
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After the killings of two mayors, a ruthless police chief has made his name as a willing enforcer of the war on drugs.
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