The chancellor's embattled heir apparent Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer gave a rousing speech that unified a party riddled with dissent. But questions persist about whether she can lead the CDU into the next elections.
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The CDU is poised to rebel against Chancellor Angela Merkel over her Huawei policy. Conference delegates want to force her to let the Bundestag vote on whether to allow the Chinese tech giant to build a 5G network.
Data from a German health insurer reveals that every fourth child in Germany suffers from mental illness. Many end up staying in a hospital, with the average stay lasting more than a month.
Members of Germany's far-right populist AfD visited Syria to prove that the country is a "safe country of origin" for migrants. They also aim to increase economic ties between Germany and the war-torn country.
Only a world without nuclear weapons can be a "safe world," the German foreign minister said on a trip to Hiroshima. But that requires international consensus, and Germany won't be taking the first step.
Migrants housed in Greece's island camps are living "in utter chaos and without any dignity," Doctors Without Borders says. The charity described one camp on Chios, where 300 people are forced to share a single toilet.
A German mayor of a town near Dresden has resigned after receiving threats from far-right groups. The Social Democrat endured months of hounding after condemning a hate crime against a refugee.
The internet began to be switched back on in Iran after a shutdown that lasted several days. A prominent cleric also said that protesters who were disputing a hike in gasoline price should be "put to death."
A "provocation" from Ankara and a "foreign policy scandal:" German politicians are outraged over the detention of a lawyer who had been working on asylum cases. Dozens of documents are now with Turkish authorities.
A piece of Britain lies between Madagascar, Sri Lanka and Indonesia. To date the Chagos Islands are still under British control and their inhabitants live in exile. But the UK has missed a deadline to return them.
Rifaat Assad, known as the "Butcher of Hama," is accused of running a criminal group that laundered millions from Syria's state coffers. The uncle of President Bashar Assad could soon face charges in a Spanish court.
In what has been called a blow to judicial neutrality, Polish lawmakers elected two former politicians to its Constitutional Tribunal. Critics have said the move was illegal.
Pope Francis' visit to Japan is the first papal trip to the Asian country in 38 years and Catholics here are hoping his visit will breathe new life into the community. Julian Ryall reports from Tokyo.
The European Central Bank's new president has urged European countries to invest and innovate as concerns of an economic slowdown intensify. She warned that export growth could no longer be relied upon to boost growth.
The Chinese president said he wants to strike a deal with the US but is "not afraid" of a trade war. Fears that talks could collapse grew after US lawmakers passed a bill backing protesters in Hong Kong.
Employing computer-generated child pornography to identify darknet users is not without ethical controversy. Nonetheless, the plan to give investigators greater power appears to have enough support to enter law.
Rights groups called on Lahore to take "urgent action" to prevent a thick smog further engulfing the city of more than 10 million people. Authorities told parents not to send their children to school.
The European Championship has undergone a revamp for the 2020 edition and much has changed.
By offering to quit unless the party backed her, the CDU leader has bravely confronted her critics.
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Social media users are making fun of the rising tomato prices, with a Pakistani bride wearing tomatoes as jewelry.
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