PM Narendra Modi's BJP party is on course to score a spectacular victory in India's general election. If the BJP's lead holds, it would be the first time a party has won back-to-back majorities in parliament since 1984.
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Four days of voting in European Parliament elections are underway in a poll that will decide the EU's future course: a return to nationalism or more integration to increase its global strength? Bernd Riegert reports.
Brexit, global warming, digital rights: Young people in the EU have taken to the streets and gained the attention of politicians in Brussels and across the bloc. Can they now make their mark on the European Parliament?
The children's author and illustrator Judith Kerr has died following a short illness. Her famous works included "TheTiger Who Came to Tea," and "When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit."
The German government is to send a high-level diplomat to Tehran as tensions between the US and Iran intensify.
The Pentagon considers a request to send thousands more troops to the Middle East as relations worsen.
Everyday measures are key to preserving the European way life, say Germany's health minister and the premier of Schleswig-Holstein state. Jens Spahn and Daniel Günther want a faith that shares the continent's values.
A California man captured in 2001 fighting for the Taliban is to be released from prison on Thursday after nearly two decades in jail. But concerns remain as to whether he has abandoned his radical ideology.
Nine people have been arrested in Thailand, Australia and the US in connection with an online pedophilia network. Fifty children were rescued in the international operation.
The World Health Organization is looking to halt deaths due to snakebites in an action plan published Thursday
The penalty may be significantly less than the ones handed out to Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche, but auto parts supplier Bosch has become the latest big-name casualty of the "Dieselgate" scandal.
Chief executive Christian Sewing has promised to speed up the embattled bank's "transformation," as he faces disgruntled shareholders and activists in Frankfurt.
US President Donald Trump has failed in his legal attempt to stop Congress subpoenas to force Deutsche Bank to release his financial details. The German bank reportedly lent Trump over $2 billion in the last 20 years.
Amid stalled trade talks with Trump, waiting out next year's US presidential election would be risky for China.
DW explores how different sectors of the Chinese economy are affected, and how the trade war could exacerbate the slump.
Foam insulation factories in China are responsible for a mysterious increase in CFC production, according to a new study. The gases, which damage the Earth's ozone layer, were supposed to be phased out by 2010.
Britain separated the Indian Ocean islands from Mauritius in 1965. The UK and the US both have major military bases on the largest island.
A YouTuber has come under attack from politicians in Chancellor Angela Merkel's CDU, accusing him of spreading false information about the party. The YouTuber had accused the party of not doing enough on climate change.
Researchers say the wreckage of the Clotilda, the last known ship to have brought people enslaved in Africa to US shores, has been located. The voyage took place decades after transporting slaves to the US was outlawed.
Germany must work hard to preserve its democracy, argues former constitutional judge Udo Di Fabio.
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The radical humanism of the German Basic Law is still startling today, 70 years after it was adopted. Its approach was a response to the bitter experiences of National Socialism.
As Germany's constitution turns 70, DW visit landmarks in Bonn that witnessed the early days of post-war democracy.
Natalie Dedreux fights for equal rights for the disabled, against tests for the early detection of the Down syndrome.
In a dawn raid, some 500 police officers stormed 43 properties in a massive gang crime raid targeting 34 suspects.
Skyrocketing fuel prices are adding to the misery of Zimbabweans, already reeling from indefinite rolling power cuts imposed last week.
Experts say species loss and ecological collapse damage humanity as much as climate change. Is anybody listening?
The discovery could fundamentally alter our understanding of how life began on land hundreds of millions of years ago.
Classical music fans struggle to find what they want on Spotify, so a Berlin streaming startup is plugging the gap.
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