Under the banners of accountability and transparency, Pope Francis is opening an unprecedented summit on sex abuse in the Catholic Church. While survivors hope for change, fundamental reforms are likely a long way off.
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Pope Francis has convened a sexual abuse summit in Rome. The string of scandals around the globe involving priests abusing children has shaken the Catholic Church to its core.
Two former staff members at the weapons manufacturer were given suspended sentences for violating Germany's War Weapons Control Act for their involvement in the delivery of machine guns to Mexico.
At least 70 people have died after a fire broke out in an apartment building that was reportedly also used as a chemicals warehouse. The blaze also spread to nearby buildings. Officials expect the death toll to rise.
One year after the murder of Slovak investigative journalist Jan Kuciak, serious questions remain unanswered.
Iraqi and foreign IS fighters have been transferred to Iraq from Syria. It was unclear if European IS fighters and family members were among those shipped to Iraq.
The Foreign Ministry in Dhaka has rejected any claim that British IS bride Shamima Begum might have to citizenship.
The United States claims Hoda Muthana does not have a US passport, and has no right to obtain one.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud is tipped to win April elections and form another right-wing government. But after his main challengers announced a joint list, the race could take an unexpected twist.
Christian priests have long served an important role in Germany's armed forces, providing soldiers with counseling and guidance. The head of the Jewish community says it's about time the Bundeswehr also hired rabbis.
US authorities have arrested a Coast Guard lieutenant who compiled a hit list of prominent political targets. Christopher Paul Hasson was allegedly "dreaming of a way to kill almost every last person on the earth."
During talks with the US president, Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said he wanted to prevent an escalation in the trade war between the US and the EU. However, Trump said he isn't taking car tariffs off the table.
French President Emmanuel Macron has announced new measures to tackle anti-Semitism, including a ban on extremist far-right groups. The move comes after a recent hike in anti-Semitic attacks.
A Jewish human rights group has told DW that anti-Semites "hijacked" the yellow vest movement. Anti-Semitic attacks are on the rise in France, a development the government has linked with the protests. (21.02.2019)
The swift denial has come after the opposition leader claimed he spoke with the Swiss president about freezing bank accounts. He accused officials at home of moving money abroad as the struggle for power drags on.
In a DW interview at the Munich Security Conference Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Pakistani politician and son of late PM Benazir Bhutto, urged more engagement between Islamabad and New Delhi to resolve the Kashmir dispute.
The Brit Awards have been criticized for sexism in the past, with a perceived lack of female artists involved in the UK's top music industry awards event. This time around, organizers sought to address those concerns.
The Russian president's promises of better living standards are shattered by a reality that he is responsible for.
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Four Belgian MPs want Germany to stop compensating people who collaborated with the SS during the Nazi occupation.
Germans throw away hundreds of tons of food every year. Now the government has presented a concept to end food waste.
The sector has been slow to establish itself in Germany, but 20,200 car-sharing vehicles are now on the roads.
The skies over Asia Pacific are more crowded than ever thanks to the rise of low-cost airlines. Profit margins, however, are razor thin as flyers are tempted with fares for just a few cents, while costs continue to rise.
Children in the English-speaking region now have to contend with a new enemy: separatists attacking their own people.
Two late goals have handed Manchester City a 3-2 win over Schalke in the Champions League Round of 16.
While it's great that VAR technology exists it still must prove its reliability, writes DW's Michael Da Silva.
The head of the German Fashion Institute discusses Lagerfeld's French and German sides and his ironic view of society.
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