After 14 years in office, the chancellor has visited Nazi Germany's most notorious concentration camp. While there, she underscored her country's enduring responsibilities.
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Although an immediate end to the partnership with Merkel's CDU is off the table, the SPD's newly installed leaders remain "skeptical about the future of this grand coalition."
The ex-leader of Austria's far-right party had pressed charges against Süddeutsche Zeitung journalists, saying they violated his privacy. The "Ibiza affair" video eventually brought down the Austrian government.
US agents had claimed that Carlos Hernandez Vasquez was found unresponsive after a welfare check. However, footage obtained by US media shows that he lay unresponsive for hours without Border Patrol officials noticing.
People took to the streets in France for a second day of nationwide general strikes. Protests over Macron's pension proposals turned violent on Thursday with people starting fires and clashing with police.
An apartment block is in danger of collapsing after a lunchtime gas explosion. Slovak premier Peter Pellegrini is heading to the scene of the accident.
A rescue operation is underway in the Kenyan capital after a residential building collapsed. Three people were confirmed dead and many more are feared to be trapped under the rubble.
After protracted discussions, the oil-producing nations have agreed to cut 500,000 barrels a day. However, it is uncertain whether this will significantly raise prices, as non-member countries continue to pump oil.
The European Commission has said use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos will be banned in the near future. The chemical treatment, used mainly for citrus fruits, has been linked with neurological problems.
Police in the southern city of Hyderabad shot the four men accused of raping and killing a vet in the southern city of Hyderabad. The suspects had tried to snatch the officers' weapons during a reenactment of the crime.
Taking aim at criminal clans, Germany wants to make it easier to arrest people for violating re-entry bans. The changes were prompted by a Lebanese gang leader who returned to Germany despite being deported months prior.
Now that flooding has subsided, the city is dealing with the aftermath, from damaged buildings to mountains of trash.
China has said it could waive tariffs on some US soybean and pork shipments, in a sign that trade tensions might be easing. The two countries are in early talks about the de-escalation of their long-running dispute.
How come there are still so many industrial ruins in what used to be East Germany?
Samoa has arrested an anti-vaccine campaigner after he reportedly ignored a written warning to stop his activities. The island nation is in the grip of a deadly measles epidemic that has killed scores, mostly children.
Agents likely used the region of the Haute-Savoie as a springboard for "clandestine operations," French media report. President Emmanuel Macron could use this information as leverage, an international observer told DW.
Germany's prettiest cow has died at the age of 13. Lady Gaga— a star of German cattle contests with a string of accolades to her name — was described by her owner as a "once-in-a-lifetime cow."
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A pipeline in the North Sea and a peace conference in Paris are also points of potential contention.
The German director spoke to DW about useless film schools, his personal limits and why lifetime awards feel strange.
One of the world's most renowned pianists is also an impassioned critic of rightist extremism on Twitter.
Europe celebrates St. Nicholas Day on December 6, when he comes to bring sweet treats to all good little kids.
People in the Indonesian city of Yogyakarta are using a smartphone app for garbage collection and disposal.
Human rights advocates say Germany can do more to support Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement and condemn the Uighur camps in Xinjiang, but business interests stand in the way.
League leaders Borussia Mönchengladbach host reigning champions Bayern Munich on Saturday, looking to extend their lead
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