A British newspaper says a bilateral deal with Dublin to remove the contentious Brexit backstop arrangement is being planned. A parliamentary plot to take control of the withdrawal process appears to be gaining traction.
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Aid groups fear that some 170 migrants could be dead after two dinghies sank in separate incidents after leaving Libya and Morocco. Italian President Sergio Mattarella has expressed his "deep sorrow."
Authorities are treating a "huge explosion," reportedly near an intelligence office, as a terrorist attack. Damascus has rarely been hit by attacks since government forces captured rebel-held suburbs last year.
The runner-up in the presidential election in DR Congo, Martin Fayulu, has said he was the real winner in the contest and called for protests. But a high court ruling said the challenge was "unfounded."
President Trump offered to extend protections for some immigrants in exchange for $5.7 billion to build a wall at the Mexican border. A political standoff has lasted weeks and left 800,000 federal employees without pay.
Remember the hope that Donald Trump would be mostly tough talk, but little action? At the halfway-mark of his first term it is time to acknowledge the huge impact he's already had — and wonder how much more could come.
Tehran has rejected claims that a Bundeswehr employee, arrested last week, was passing information to the Islamic Republic. Media reports have suggested the suspect worked for Iranian intelligence for many years.
Rescuers found at least two bodies following a nighttime blaze at the French ski center of Courchevel, authorities said. Some 60 people were evacuated from the workers' accommodation center in the upscale resort.
The world number two has been thrashed 6-0, 6-2 by Australian Open debutante Danielle Collins. The American sets up a quarter-final clash with either compatriot Sloane Stephens or Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.
With Brexit looming on the horizon and populist parties calling for further EU exits, European unity has been shaken. In a video message, Merkel explained why she thinks a new friendship treaty with Paris will help.
Tens of thousands of critics of industrialized farming have converged on Berlin to renew calls for shifts to eco-sustainable harvests. Visiting Berlin for its annual Green Week expo are 70 agriculture ministers.
The Japanese man from the island of Hokkaido lived to be 113 years old. His family has described shock at "the loss of this big figure."
Borussia Dortmund picked up a huge win on the road in a vital examination of their title credentials. The leaders were without Marco Reus but Axel Witsel filled the void in special fashion.
The coming week begins with a total lunar eclipse. We explain where the rare phenomenon can be seen, when, and why the Earth satellite becomes a blood moon.
The US president has shaken things up in Brussels, but his tenure has also done Europe some good, says Max Hofmann.
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Eintracht Frankfurt started 2019 strong as all three members of their fantastic attacking trio got on the score sheet. Elsewhere, Peter Bosz coached his first Leverkusen game.
As the US-Mexico border row continues to rage, AeroMexico is offering US travelers a "DNA discount" to visit their closest neighbor. An ad detailing the perk has gone viral on social media.
Cubans have created an entire system of informal tricks around the sale of real-estate. Through non-verbal agreements houses in Cuba are sold for much higher prices in cash. Sanne Derks reports from Havana.
A national commission has laid out a number of steps to help Germany meet EU emissions targets. Though desperately needed, they will face resistance from citizens and the country's influential auto industry.
Epiphany marks Jesus Christ's baptism in the River Jordan. Russians traditionally celebrate the event by dunking themselves in freezing lakes or rivers blessed by Orthodox priests.
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