Families of former "Islamic State" (IS) militants are stranded in Syrian detention camps. The Belgian government wants to keep them there, but as Teri Schultz reports, a Belgian court has ruled that's not acceptable.
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After exchanging a number of letters and announcing they "fell in love," US President Trump will attend a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Exactly where and when the pair will meet has not been determined.
Over 20 major figures from German politics, sports, business and entertainment have written a passionate appeal to the UK. Britons would "always have friends in Germany and Europe," they wrote.
Washington has told Moscow its decision to leave the INF is "final," Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said while meeting Heiko Maas. Germany's top diplomat urged a new, international system for arms control.
In an exclusive interview with DW, Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that Islamabad is cooperating with Washington to find a political solution to the protracted conflict in Afghanistan.
Bayern Munich delivered an impressive performance against Hoffenheim, both collectively and individually. One man stood out, and the midfielder hasn't always been one of the first to deliver — until matchday 18.
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.
There was no about-face in the US government after DW broke news that the EU ambassador's status had been downgraded. But one expert has said lawmakers' responses show the trans-Atlantic network still operates — a bit.
With NATO rattled amid pressure from Donald Trump, Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen made an appeal for the alliance in a New York Times op-ed. She described NATO as an "emotional bond" between the US and Europe.
Police and special forces swarmed a hospital in Bavaria after a male patient took a woman hostage. The man also threatened several other people with knives, but police did not comment on a possible motive.
In a bid to speed up deportations, the lower house of Germany's parliament has voted to change the status of Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco and Georgia. But the new rules could still be blocked by the opposition Greens.
The vote bringing Prime Minister Stefan Lofven to a second term comes from a new, minority, center-left alliance. But without a parliamentary majority, it faces ongoing challenges from the far-right.
The environment needs help. When politicians out themselves as climate change deniers, grassroots and civil society groups get louder. But how much can they achieve?
Congo has rebuffed African Union calls for the Constitutional Court to delay announcing the final result of DRC's December election. The AU cited "serious doubts on the conformity of provisional results with votes cast."
Prosecutors in Turkey have requested an Interpol Red Notice for Enes Kanter, a basketball player for the New York Knicks, on the grounds of being involved in a terrorist organization. Kanter denies the charges.
Passports that bestow special privileges — immunity from prosecution and diplomatic pouches — are increasingly being bought by dubious business people. African, Asian and small island nations have been caught in the act.
Angelique Kerber celebrated her birthday in style by crushing Kimberly Birrell 6-1 6-0 in the Australian Open third round. With Birrell out, Melbourne needs a new home favorite and Stefanos Tsitsipas fits the bill.
It is not clear why the AU has spoken out on the results of the DR Congo elections.
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This month marks 100 years since the murder of socialist revolutionary Rosa Luxemburg. So, on this week's Stammtisch we're asking: why is Luxemburg so important today for left-wing politics? And how is the radical Left in Germany doing anyway? Stammtisch hosts Damien McGuinness and Michaela Küfner are joined by journalist Siobhán Dowling and The Guardian's Kate Connolly.
Two researchers swam alongside the enormous shark for hours, taking breathtaking photos that went viral online. The shark is possibly one of the largest great whites ever recorded — and she may be pregnant.
Temperatures are set to climb next week as heatwave conditions persist in parts of the country.
At the premiere of "The End of Truth," DW spoke with director Philipp Leinemann about spying and secret CIA operations.
Saturday sees RB Leipzig and Dortmund meet for the sixth time. How and why is the ill feeling between the two so strong?
With no signs of the war in South Sudan ending, concerns are growing over how refugees can integrate.
Cambodia expresses "shock and dismay" at the use of images of temples and flags on Amazon toilet seat covers.
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.
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