US President Trump has touched down in Tokyo, kicking off a four-day visit to the Far East. Trade will be the main focus of the trip, but sports and a meeting with the new Japanese emperor are also on the agenda.
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The Czech Republic, Slovakia, Malta and Latvia are casting their ballots in day three of EU parliamentary elections. Many predict nationalists and far-right groups are expected to make historic gains.
They pay taxes in the European Union, call it home — some for decades. But they cannot vote in the European Parliament election. Some 17.5 million non-EU residents of voting age are sidelined, DW has calculated.
Migrants aboard two rubber boats have been saved in the Mediterranean Sea off Malta. Good weather has prompted a number of other vessels to cross the sea in the past two days, local authorities report.
US President Trump hopes to use an emergency declaration to redirect defense money in order to fund a border wall with Mexico. The latest court order may prove a setback on one of his highest priorities.
Anti-Semitic attacks in Germany have surged in the past few years. Last year, an attack on two men wearing kippahs — also known as yarmulkes — on a street in Berlin caused widespread outrage in in the country.
A narrow window of good weather has led to deadly overcrowding on Mount Everest. Most of the 10 deaths this month occurred after climbers spent too much time in the "death zone."
The US has issued an ultimatum to Turkey: If the country buys the S-400 missile defense system from Russia, sanctions will be imposed. The dispute goes beyond the weaponry. Differences on Syria and Iran are at play.
Both President Trump and the Pentagon stressed that they were not seeking to engage in a military conflict with Iran. Trump has been trying to pressure Tehran into negotiating a new nuclear deal.
At least 13 people were injured when an explosive device went off at a bakery in central Lyon, France's third biggest city. President Emmanuel Macron described it as an "attack."
Several students were seen jumping from the commercial building in the western city of Surat after it caught fire. Most of the victims were teenage girls who were studying at a tuition center in the complex.
The 66-year-old was unanimously elected as president by parliament after his African National Congress won the legislative vote on May 8. The new president faces a huge challenge to revive the country's ailing economy.
Respect was the predominant tone among European leaders following UK Prime Minister Theresa May's resignation. But they warned that her successor will have to provide "rapid clarification" on Brexit.
The governor of Arkansas proclaimed a state of emergency and ordered the National Guard to deploy rescue teams as the US state braces for record-breaking floods. Several people have lost their lives as storms continue.
Former President Porfirio Lobo's administration is being investigated for laundering drug money. The OAS anti-corruption mission (MACCIH) has filed injunctions against 12 people.
Venezuela's special police forces (FAES) killed 29 inmates in what the authorities described as a failed escape attempt from a detention center. Activists reject the official version of events.
An Oregon man who assaulted a Sikh shopkeeper must attend a Sikh parade and learn about their religion and culture. "Bigotry is the result of ignorance," the judge said.
Thousands leave the small country of Eritrea every month. In pursuit of a better life they start new communities all over the world. In Germany, they now form the largest sub-Saharan African immigrant group. DW caught up with the Christian-Orthodox community in Berlin.
DW's Felix Steiner urges voters to remain calm and exercise their constitutional rights.
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Thousands of students around the world turned out for the latest round of "Fridays for Future" protests. They skipped school to press political leaders to act against global warming. It's the second global co-ordinated wave of school strike action.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wants to indulge US President Donald Trump with lavish gestures of friendship in order to avoid concessions on trade issues. The strategy could work. Martin Fritz reports from Tokyo.
Tamanna Aktar Nura was born with no arms and only one leg. Burdened by disability and facing social ridicule, she managed to obtain the highest GPA at her high school by writing her exams using her foot.
The trade spat between Washington and Beijing has reached a new level, with successful Chinese telecoms equipment provider Huawei stuck in the eye of the storm. Where will this all end, asks DW's Henrik Böhme.
Umberto Eco’s bestselling middle ages murder mystery involving devious monks and a merciless inquisitor is set to enthrall an even bigger worldwide audience as a miniseries adaptation debuts in the US and Germany.
Jim Jarmusch and Quentin Tarantino got red carpet buzz, but who are the top contenders for the Palme d'Or award?
The situation in North Africa is increasingly difficult to read, like in Algeria, or even menacing when you look at Libya. But Europe is hoping to energize ties with the difficult region through a renewable energy link.
Dominik Bloh wants to give homeless people a shower bus. "Being able to wash oneself is dignity", he says.
Natalie Dedreux fights for equal rights for the disabled, against tests for the early detection of the Down syndrome.
Because he spoke his mind, Amed Sherwan was tortured in Northern Iraq. Now he enjoys Freedom of Expression in Germany.
For two years, Marie-Helen hasn't been to school. In Germany, that is illegal.
What can be done about the ever-increasing rents in Berlin? A Berliner fights to expropriate big corporations.
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