President Trump is planning to name Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, according to US media. If confirmed, Barrett, an outspoken conservative, will replace the late justice and liberal icon Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
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US lawmakers and politicians, including presidential candidate Joe Biden, honored trailblazing US Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg as she lay in state in the US Capitol. Ginsburg's trainer paid his respect by doing push-ups.
As EU members states attempt to agree on a new migration pact, refugees in Lesbos describe the new camp on the island as worse than Moria, as Marianna Karakoulaki reports from Lesbos.
The EU said respect for international law is "not optional" in reference to the UK's threats to renege on parts of its withdrawal agreement. The UK recognizes it would be breaking international law by altering the deal.
Names of powerful Russians often feature in revelations about secret payments. The FinCEN Files are no exception — some of them are President Vladimir Putin's closest friends.
Pressure is mounting for European lawmakers to take action — but will that make any difference?
Friedrich Merz was slammed for the way he answered a question about Germany possibly having an LGBT+ chancellor. The leadership candidate for Angela Merkel's conservatives says his response was "clearly misunderstood."
The UN's health body has said without concerted action 2 million deaths from the virus are "very likely." Meanwhile, Spain and the UK have implemented local lockdowns as cases rise. Read all the latest here.
More than 100 guests at a wedding in the central German state of Hesse contracted COVID-19 and now the whole town has to suffer the consequences.
For the first time in over 100 years, the famous street parade has been suspended. The celebration was due to be held in February and officials have not yet set a new date.
Long trapped on ships by COVID-19 travel curbs, 400,000 seafarers are desperate for crew changes, a special UN meeting has been told. The global ITF union warns that fatigue could lead to accidents and oil spills.
Mustapha Adib was only named to take over as prime minister less than a month ago. His decision to quit comes amid a deadlock over forming the next Cabinet.
The pilot whales got stuck in shallow waters on the west coast of Tasmania during the country's largest-ever recorded stranding. Rescuers were not able to save all 470 of the marine mammals.
Prime Minister Komi Selom Klassou and his government have quit in a political reshuffle delayed by the coronavirus pandemic. The country's president, who won re-election in February, is set to appoint a new PM shortly.
The family of Breonna Taylor has said laws in the US are "not made to protect Black people," and called for protests to continue until the police officer who shot her faces charges.
Russia has claimed that Germany is obstructing a probe into the case of poisoned Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny. The 44-year-old lawyer and anti-corruption campaigner continues to recover in Berlin.
A Ukrainian military plane carrying aviation school students burst into flames after crashing, killing 26 people on board. The cause of the crash is not yet known.
In his first international address, Suga said he is "determined" to host the Olympics next summer. Enthusiasm for the Games has dwindled amid COVID-19, with many wanting a further delay or an outright cancellation.
Airbus wants to launch a plane that is completely CO2 neutral by 2035 with the help of hydrogen-powered engines. It's a big step away from fossil fuels and toward a cleaner future up in the sky.
A Syrian filmmaker and an Egyptian journalist have fought against the odds to set the record straight.
A special committee of the European Parliament is set to detect and combat foreign cyberattacks. The EU has confirmed that targeted disinformation campaigns are on the rise — partly relating to the coronavirus pandemic.
The pandemic has pushed millions of Americans to vote how citizens abroad always do: early and by mail. President Trump’s effort to discredit the practice has some overseas voters worried if their ballots will count.
Foreign journalists working in Japan say they are coming under pressure to give in to the government's request to reverse the order of individuals' names in their news articles. Julian Ryall reports from Tokyo.
Major banks have allegedly facilitated trillions in money laundering transactions. We shouldn't be indifferent.
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In time for the 30th anniversary of German reunification, Netflix and Amazon present the documentary-style series "Deutschland 89" and "Rohwedder."
The island nation of Madagascar depends heavily on tourists who come from to see its lemurs.
Our hosts will follow Angela Merkel's moves over her final months in power as German chancellor — the toughest year yet?
From "Handy" to "Oldtimer," the German language is riddled with Anglicisms that can be confusing, says DW's Louisa Schaefer, but that can too be celebrated on European Day of Languages.
Berndt was a political activist who photographed US social movements. His works can be seen in Hamburg.
UK charity PDSA has presented the African giant pouched rat with its Gold Medal for "life-saving devotion to duty."
Every 11 years, the sun's magnetic field flips. It all starts with a show of sunspots, says scientist Robert Cameron.
The enigmatic street artist holds no trademark on his works but does own his identity, as a new exhibit shows.
The COVID-19 outbreak has exposed weaknesses in public health systems and their ability to deal with pandemics.
Are we doing too little for the elderly — or too much? And why can't we test vaccines on those who want to get COVID-19?
Candidates, campaigns and big issue topics — what's at stake when the US goes to the polls on November 3?
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