An Africa investment summit has begun in Berlin with Chancellor Angela Merkel insisting the continent has an "important role," offering "more chances than risks." But German industry wants "better" credit guarantees.
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German authorities say they've arrested a Syrian observed in chat networks seeking ingredients to make the explosive TAPT. When and where the suspect, allegedly with Islamist leanings, was planning an attack is unclear.
Swedish prosecutors have said that though the accusations are "credible", there is not enough evidence to indict the Wikileaks founder. Assange's main concern now is fighting extradition to the United States.
The outspoken royal "fell off the radar" after being denied travel for emergency medical treatment. Those close to the princess want answers over her alleged detainment.
Pope Francis is traveling to Thailand and Japan, once again visiting countries with small Christian minorities. The head of the Catholic Church's visits to Nagasaki and Hiroshima will be especially closely watched.
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says anyone attempting to leave the campus will be arrested.
Chinese media sharply criticize Hong Kong protesters’ actions and blame Western media for their "biased" reporting.
German authorities watched the highly organized group for a year before cracking down on their banking activities. The suspects are accused of running an illegal hawala banking system between Germany and Turkey.
Afghanistan has freed three Taliban figures in exchange for the release of two Western hostages. Officials hope the exchange will help rekindle peace talks with the militant group.
Regarding Israeli settlements as inconsistent with international law "has not advanced the cause of peace," Pompeo said. The move goes against global consensus and jeopardizes Palestinian hopes for a two-state solution.
Officials advised Sydney residents to stay indoors as parts of Australia's most populous city were covered in smoke from nearby bushfires. Firefighters warned that more hot and windy days were on the way.
Poland's ruling Law and Justice party's controversial reforms of its courts will go ahead, said PM Morawiecki. Hours before, the EU's top court stopped short of ruling Poland's new disciplinary chamber was illegal.
New 5G networks for mobile data transmission are mushrooming all over the world. Yet the question of whether Western governments should exclude China's Huawei from operations remains largely unanswered.
Militants deemed jihadis by the Malian government have attacked armed forces on patrol duty. It was the second mass attack this month in the country, which has witnessed a surge in violence.
Iranian intelligence cables have revealed the country's tangled involvement in Iraqi affairs. The revelation comes as Iraq enters its sixth week of civil unrest over Iranian influence.
In an age where many lack proper facilities, one should never underestimate the importance of the toilet.
German climate activist Luisa Neubauer says politicians are hampering urgent climate action measures. She spoke to DW about the growing Fridays for Future movement and why older generations need to step up.
Authorities in the US have over 100,000 children in migrant-related detention, according to a new UN study. UN researcher Manfred Nowak slammed the separation of children from their families by the Trump administration.
Hong Kong is facing a political crisis — and political solution is needed, writes Philipp Bilsky.
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This year again, a number of light installations illuminate the Christmas Garden in Berlin. A visit.
Each year, photographers submit their more hilarious wildlife snapshots to the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards. Here are some of the 2019 winners.
Extremist militia groups say they patrol where police turn a blind eye. Others say their motives are more sinister.
In Brazil, some are trying to stop Amazon destruction with greener cattle ranching.
Greece is seeking to deal with overcrowded migrant camps on its islands, but little improvement can be seen.
The EU will only be able to face China if it presents itself as a great power, says Frank Sieren.
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