Sri Lankan Islamic militant leader Zahran Hashim was apparently killed in one of the suicide attacks on Easter, President Sirisena said. Police are now hunting for some 140 people with suspected "Islamic State" ties.
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German chemicals giant Bayer is holding its first annual shareholder meeting since it acquired US company Monsanto. Investors are shocked at the recent drop in Bayer's share price and want answers from the management.
Pilots from Scandinavian Airlines have gone on strike following a breakdown in wage talks. Hundreds of flights have been canceled, with more than 150,000 travelers expected to be affected over the weekend.
When Poland turned the taps off on contaminated Russian oil this week, fears of price hikes were felt in Germany and Poland. But for Belarus, the issue could have deeper ramifications in its relations with Moscow.
President Emmanuel Macron has vowed to ease taxes on France's middle class, reform its civil service while also reinstating public order. His long Elysee Palace news conference follows months of yellow vest protests.
German-Russian heiress Anna Sorokin has been convicted of grand larceny and other felonies for bankrolling a lavish lifestyle by claiming she was a German heiress. She could face five to 15 years in prison.
More than half of Germans view asylum-seekers in a negative light, a new study shows. Prejudice against the newcomers has grown even as fewer migrants come to Germany.
Japan and the EU have agreed to increase cooperation on trade, the environment and security. The two sides enacted a large trade deal in February, an agreement they believe counters the "global trends of protectionism."
As the EU waves through the single-use plastics ban, broadly shuns fracking and pushes for decarbonization by 2050, plans for a wholesale contradiction involving INEOS and US ethane are underway in the city of Antwerp.
Deforestation in supply chains taint businesses in Europe and North America.
It's thought some 160,000 football fields worth of forests will need to be replanted.
The powerful storm hit northern Mozambique, just six weeks after Cyclone Idai ravaged the country. Three have been killed in Comoros, with meteorologists calling it the strongest storm to make landfall in the area.
Samsung’s new folding phone was supposed to break the mold. Turns out it’s just broken. But how damaging will the postponed launch of the Galaxy Fold ultimately be for the South Korean tech giant?
The daughter and son of ex-drugstore tycoon Anton Schlecker face jail after losing their appeals before Germany's Supreme Court. His Europe-wide chain went bust in 2012, costing 27,000 workers, mostly women, their jobs.
Facebook's latest financial figures have excited analysts. But cyberactivists like Markus Beckedahl say the company must do much more to combat the spread of fake news.
DW's Henrik Böhme believes both Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank should brace for even more turbulent times.
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The German couple's youngest son, a five-year-old boy, alerted police after reportedly escaping from the cave.
A live phone call to a popular TV talk show landed Ayse Celik — and her baby — in a Turkish prison known as "hell."
Following Rammstein's incendiary "Deutschland" video, the band is back with another ingeniously promoted single.
Tesla Model 3 has a worse life-cycle carbon footprint than a Mercedes diesel car, Germany's ifo institute says.
PM Khan is participating in the second Belt and Road Forum amid reports of mistrust over an economic corridor.
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