British billionaire Richard Branson sponsored a Live Aid-style concert on the Colombian border. President Nicolas Maduro held a "Hands off Venezuela" festival on the other side. The question of aid is center stage.
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President Omar al-Bashir has declared a one-year state of emergency and dissolved government in Sudan. He is facing the most sustained challenge to his 30-year rule with repeated protests in recent weeks.
R&B singer R. Kelly has long been accused of multiple counts of sexual abuse of minors and child pornography. An attorney representing victims said the singer's "day of reckoning" had come.
The reporter Jason Rezaian was about to travel home to the United States when he was detained in Iran in 2014, accused of being a spy. His memoir of his year and half in prison was published by HarperCollins in January.
The double act of Carlotta and Laurita took Germany's top Eurovision honors with their pop song "Sister," coming on out top among the seven acts representing a diversity of styles.
Bishops at a summit on sexual abuse in the Catholic Church have heard of the abuse suffered by just some of the victims. One victim was Juan Carlos Cruz, who told DW the Catholic Church needs a "zero tolerance" policy.
German car giants BMW and Daimler have announced a $1 billion investment in a joint ride-hailing and carsharing business. The automakers said they want to "establish a new player" to rival services from firms like Uber.
Algerians across the country took to the streets to protest President Bouteflika's plan to seek a fifth term as president. Bouteflika has only been seen in public a handful of times since suffering a stroke in 2013.
Botswana is mulling lifting a ban on big game hunting following recommendations from a government committee. The committee said lifting the ban on hunting animals, such as elephants, would "promote conservationism."
A major upheaval is underway in China's peer-to-peer (P2P) finance sector after numerous cases of fraud and negligence. As loans helped finance cars and property, could the crisis worsen the country's economic slowdown?
Germany deported a key suspect in the 2016 Berlin Christmas market attack before he was questioned, according to leaked documents. But authorities denied reports that Bilel Ben Ammar worked for Moroccan intelligence.
The plan gives British-licensed airlines nine months to obtain EU safety certificates if there is a no-deal Brexit. EU negotiators are developing contingency plans in case Britain leaves on WTO terms next month.
The Federal Court of Justice has classed manipulative software in diesel cars as a "defect." The decision is a major boost for consumers seeking damages over the VW Dieselgate scandal.
Marine Le Pen's National Rally party hopes to surge in May's European Parliament elections. What role do they play as part of a broader euroskeptic boost across Europe? Elizabeth Bryant reports from Paris.
EU ministers are meeting in Bucharest to hand the European commission a negotiating mandate to rebuff threatened US tariff hikes on cars imported from Europe. Berlin says the issue has reached a "critical" phase.
A record budget surplus totaling €58 billion was made by Germany's federal, regional and communal governments last year. But the economy has been slowing down, and there's widespread concern that's not about to change.
Germany's Foreign Office called in an envoy for the Philippines this week after comments defending President Rodrigo Duterte's description of himself as a cousin of Hitler. It also criticized the country's war on drugs.
The 57-year-old was arrested in a town north of Vienna on charges of sexual abuse of his children and the grand-children under his custody. The case is being compared to another, discovered 10 years ago.
Farmers warn that the verdict could set a dangerous precedent that could threaten Austria's vital tourism industry. Many of the country's hiking trails cross paths with cow pastures.
Listening to EU media and politicians, one could think that the British are heading for the end, Nemanja Rujević writes.
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A dispute between a local politician and Eintracht Frankfurt supporters has escalated.
In 2022, the world's most important exhibition for contemporary art will be directed by the group Ruangrupa from Jakarta. The previous curator, Adam Szymczyk, had led the Documenta to the brink of bankruptcy.
With Brexit looming, thousands of Brits are becoming German. So, what's it like swapping your scones for Sauerkraut?
Deeply inappropriate things happened at this former Nazi site of horrors. It may be due to the current social climate.
This year's Mobile World Congress takes place against a backdrop of tension between politics and technology.
Breast cancer kills more women globally than any other cancer. Doctors in Germany say they've now developed a new test that can accurately detect cancer in the blood.
An Afghan asylum-seeker in Germany has said he is willing to pay a fine imposed on activist Elin Ersson.
Africa Global Recycling is a business recycling, sorting and selling sorted waste mostly back to Asia and Europe.
Drama, true stories, honor — and alcohol: DW took a look at the tropes shared by Best Picture Academy Award nominees.
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