The UN General Assembly is set to endorse the Global Compact on Refugees, a week after a similar accord for migrants. Nearly 170 countries have pledged help to nations that host those fleeing war and persecution.
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Saudi Arabia has rejected a resolution by the US Senate directly blaming Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the murder of dissident Jamal Khashoggi. Riyadh has accused the US of undermining its sovereignty.
The man was fatally shot after he suddenly pulled out an object as police were trying to identify him. Law enforcement officers in Germany very rarely use their firearms.
A lawyer who represented victims of far-right violence had her daughter threatened, possibly by extremist police. The resulting investigation has revealed a neo-Nazi network within the Frankfurt police force.
Smoke grenades and tear gas filled the air in Budapest as thousands rallied against a new "slave law" passed last week. Demonstrators are seeking an end to Prime Minister Viktor Orban's creeping authoritarianism.
An alternative Berlin private school has reportedly rejected a pupil's application as his father is an AfD politician. The state education minister has summoned the school administration to investigate.
Englishman Robert Dawes is being tried in France for allegedly bringing in 30 suitcases filled with 1.3 tons of cocaine on an Air France flight from Venezuela in 2013. He is accused of being an international drugs lord.
A Polish man wounded during last week's terror attack at a Christmas market in the French city of Strasbourg has died. Bartosz Niedzielski is the fifth fatality in the mass shooting.
An additional court case in the PIP breast implant scandal is being launched on Monday. Victims are asking for financial compensation to at least alleviate their psychological pain. Lisa Louis met one of them in London.
A church in Essen-Haarzopf wants to avoid turning away people from its Christmas services. Overcrowding last year led the church authorities to decide on a new course of action for six services this year.
Young US internet star Colin Kroll has been found dead in his New York apartment by police. Kroll co-founded the now-defunct video app Vine and the quiz game HQ Trivia. A drug overdose is suspected.
Socially conservative Singapore still has colonial-era laws banning sex between consenting men. But for the first time a gay doctor has been allowed to adopt his biological son.
Croatian authorities have denied a report that police are illegally pushing migrants back into neighboring Bosnia. Migrants are struggling to survive in makeshift camps as winter sets in and temperatures plunge.
Police in Sapporo are seeking the cause of the explosion which collapsed a building and injured 42 people in the northern Japanese city. Television footage of the incident showed the restaurant in flames.
It was another great weekend for Borussia Dortmund, whose win over Werder Bremen secured them top spot at Christmas.
It's vital that these mammoth annual climate summits continue, says DW's Jens Thurau.
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Hundreds of errant flightless birds have confounded attempts to control their population and are gobbling up crops.
Germany's sports media have voted the Wimbledon and Ironman champions as the nation's top athletes for 2018.
Germany's regional interior ministers want to dissuade asylum-seekers from using the EU's "Dublin" system.
DW's Miodrag Soric looked into the risks Russian rights activists face — and what help they'd like to see from the West.
Pawel Pawlikowski's film about a long-running love story in Soviet-era Poland won best film and best actress.
The 1970s Soviet leadership thought a group of gay activists from Germany were communists, and invited them to Moscow.
The arrest of Huawei's Meng Wanzhou will only worsen tensions in the US-China trade spat, says DW's Frank Sieren.
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