There is an embargo on oil business with Syria, but it still takes place. The FinCEN Files, international research on money laundering, corroborates this. And Turkey's largest oil company appears to play an uncanny role.
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Leaked documents have yet again exposed the failure of governments to rein in money laundering. It’s no different in Germany, where the financial regulators seem to be struggling to get their act together.
The EU says it needs more than the six weeks of documented violence so far to agree on sanctions against Belarusian officials. The lack of action highlights the bloc's ongoing struggle for foreign policy consensus.
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World leaders have come together virtually to mark the 75th anniversary of the United Nations.
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Starting in October, a number of EU member states will launch a cross-border coronavirus tracing network. But France, where infection numbers are at a record high, will not join the scheme.
With Oktoberfest axed and a rise in infections, authorities are sizing up whether Christmas markets are next to go.
From empty city centers to shut businesses, this spring's coronavirus lockdowns are seared in the memories of many Europeans. Governments on the continent are desperate to avoid imposing such drastic measures again.
The UK's top COVID advisers have warned about the new rapid increase of infections in the country and the dangers of exponential growth. On its current trajectory, the UK could see 50,000 cases a day by October.
Organizers are trying to revive last year's protests, which had halted due to the coronavirus pandemic. The second week of September also saw violent protests in the country.
NASA has revealed plans to send astronauts to the moon for the first time since 1972. It will be the first manned trip to the Lunar South Pole and the first Moon mission with a woman aboard.
Senate democrats have accused Trump of rushing the vote before the November 3 elections. During his tenure, Trump has already made two conservative appointments to the Supreme Court.
Deutsche Bank shares fell by nearly 9 percent, similar to other major banks around the world. Banks were accused of handling more than $2 trillion in dirty money for 18 years.
Former CDU lawmaker Friedrich Merz was asked if he would have reservations about a gay chancellor leading the country. Several gay lawmakers spoke out against his response.
US President Donald Trump maintains a hard-line approach against Iran, while his rival Joe Biden would favor talks.
The UN's deputy secretary-general spoke to DW about promoting sustainability in Africa in the midst of a pandemic.
Attempts by Germany's biggest lender's to defend its role in the FinCEN scandal seem pointless, says DW's Henrik Böhme.
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Despite the risks, a growing number of athletes in Belarus have spoken out against President Alexander Lukashenko.
The Indian food delivery firm decided last month to give female employees up to 10 days of "period leave" per year.
Calls are growing to refer to 'climate fires' instead of wildfires in the face of climate denial.
Lace-makers in Germany's Plauen region have been standing their ground by combining old ways with an innovative spirit.
The world was already drowning under a sea of plastic waste, but the coronavirus pandemic has made the situation worse.
How well-prepared are German schools for another lockdown? What have they learned since March?
We are taking a tour through Germany and every week we'll introduce you to a new town, guided by the alphabet. This time R takes us to Regensburg. The old town has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2006.
Researchers in Dusseldorf have been using human brain organoids, or mini-brains, grown in a lab to see how brain cells react to COVID-19.
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