Iran's Revolutionary Guards have shot down a US drone, the elite force's news website claimed Thursday. However, the US military denied flying over Iranian airspace.
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As the investigation into the murder of Walter Lübcke intensifies, Cologne's mayor and several other German politicians have had their lives threatened. Police say the threats likely also stem from right-wing extremists.
Senior members of Angela Merkel's CDU have criticized the "hate and incitement" circulated by the far-right AfD, saying it is partly to blame for the death of pro-immigration politician Walter Lübcke.
Chinese President Xi Jinping became the first leader of his country to travel to Pyongyang in 14 years. The trip comes as he and Kim Jong Un seek to improve bilateral relations.
Chinese state media report that the former head of Interpol has admitted to accepting over $2 million in bribes. The verdict in his trial will be announced at a "later date."
Pro-choice activists are bracing for a future in which women may have to take abortion into their own hands.
Using old spy images, scientists have revealed that glaciers are melting at an alarming rate. The only way to avert a huge natural disaster, they warn, would be to cool the earth's temperatures.
A self-proclaimed "self-help" expert has been convicted of running a secret society of "sex slaves." Prosecutors said that Keith Raniere brainwashed women, some of whom were branded with his initials.
A 64-year-old has been detained following police investigations into the English Channel plane crash which killed footballer Emiliano Sala and pilot David Ibbotson. The pilot's body has never been found.
Former President Christian Wulff has warned Germans from entertaining far-right causes. He said the arrival of refugees at the height of the migration crisis could eventually be as momentous as reunification.
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador described the ratification as "very good news." US President Donald Trump wants Congress to follow suit.
Michelle Bachelet will meet with members of the opposition, civil society and the government. The visit comes in the midst of an entrenched political crisis and as Juan Guaido grapples with corruption accusations.
Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz came to Berlin to defend the Law and Justice government's restructuring of the judiciary. He accused Germany of having "politicized" state prosecutors.
South Korea has said it will make its largest food donation to the North since 2008, as an estimated 40% of North Koreans are undernourished. Much of the aid is aimed at helping vulnerable children and mothers.
Boris Johnson has increased his lead in the race to succeed Theresa May as Britain's next prime minister. Rory Stewart has been eliminated from the contest.
A lake in southern Germany has been closed to swimmers and walkers after a possible crocodile sighting. The closure comes as swimmers may be tempted to cool off during soaring temperatures next week.
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Only 1% of refugees worldwide can access higher education; Germany's Heiko Maas calls the figure "frighteningly low."
This year's German Protestant Church Assembly will highlight the importance of trust in polarized times.
Some criticized the sale of the gun, saying that it is a "commercialization" of Van Gogh's death.
The critically endangered orangutans were rescued after being kept as pets on the island of Sumatra.
Artist Patrick Mujuzi is using plastic bottles to build up his community, the Kamwokya slum in Kampala.
Construction has begun of a mega dam to improve power supply throughout the country. There are fears this could herald the end of the Selous Game Reserve.
Several changes and alterations mean that this year's Africa Cup of Nations has several surprises in store.
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