British MPs issued narrow support for debating Boris Johnson's Brexit deal, but rejected his plan to complete the process in just three days. EU officials are backing a delay, but what comes next is not wholly clear.
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Three years of talks concerning Britain's exit from the EU meant Brussels was less able to focus on "improving citizens' lives," according to Jean-Claude Juncker. He added that he will "always regret" the UK's decision.
They also agreed that Turkish and Russian troops will carry out joint patrols. They said that they would give Kurdish fighters 150 more hours to withdraw further from the Turkey-Syria border region.
It is in the "security interests of Germany" to act in Syria, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer told DW. While she reportedly received Angela Merkel's signoff, her proposal caught other government politicians off guard.
An elderly Kurdish man was attacked in hospital; a man and his son were gunned down on the street — and no charges were filed. Human rights experts see a worsening situation due to Turkey's offensive in northern Syria.
Politicians are changing the way they reach voters, and Germany is no exception.
In an annual report, the European Commission slammed Bucharest for failing to implement anti-corruption measures. At the same time, there was good news for Bulgaria and Croatia's possible entry into the Schengen zone.
The US state of New York launched a probe to determine if Facebook's actions "stifled competition and put users at risk." Some 47 out of the 50 American states have joined against the tech giant.
An investigative author’s claim that the Vatican is close to "bankruptcy" has been denied by two leading Vatican bishops. One, Archbishop Nunzio Galantino said there was "only a need for a spending review."
The reign of Japan's 126th emperor, Naruhito, has begun following a series of ancient ceremonies at the Imperial Palace. He succeeded his father, who became the first emperor to abdicate in over two centuries.
Increasing costs are pushing the two countries to end their trade dispute and disagreements over historical treaties. Despite the dawn of a new imperial era, damaged mutual trust could prove a hindrance to an agreement.
From blocking airports to using encrypted messaging apps, the tactics used by anti-government demonstrators in Hong Kong have been increasingly adopted by protesters in places like Indonesia and Catalonia.
A new report has found that 22 Foreigners Offices in Germany have asylum approval rates vastly beneath the national average. Critics say a lack of government oversight and transparency has exacerbated the problem.
A recount is underway in Bolivia's controversial presidential election, with more protests expected. The EU criticized the "unexpected interruption" of the vote count and called on Bolivia to uphold democratic values.
Norwegian police fired on a man after he allegedly drove a stolen ambulance into a group of people. Two children in a stroller were hit by the hijacked vehicle.
Tractors have descended on Germany's urban areas, bringing traffic to a standstill.
Justin Trudeau's Liberals have secured a second term, but will be forced to run a minority government. Trudeau is expected to form a coalition with a smaller left-wing party.
Kramp-Karrenbauer told DW she wants an international security zone in Syria — a major shift in German policy thinking.
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Botswana's ruling BDP could see its first defeat since independence in the October 23 general election
The Lonely Planet travel guide has placed Germany's former capital, Bonn, among its top 10 cities to visit in 2020. Austria's second city, Salzburg, topped the list, ahead of Washington, DC.
Bayern Munich made it three wins from three in the Champions League but some familiar failings made it tough going. A Robert Lewandowski brace and a great Corentin Tolisso strike proved just enough against Olympiacos.
Prime Editing takes a different approach to snipping DNA. The result: fewer errors and improved safety.
Whether a doctor believes in a cure can influence how effective it is for the patient, a new study shows.
The UAE's cigarette-producing business has been causing tax losses elsewhere due to increasing smuggling activities.
Construction is threatening the Maldives' spectacular nature. Some locals standing against the building boom.
Indigenous groups in the US state of Alaska, also referred to as Alaska Natives, have already seen climate change disrupt their subsistence way of life. But they are trying to adapt.
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