Authorities are investigating a deadly knife attack in the French city of Nice as a terrorist incident. Following the third attack in two months attributed to Muslim extremists, France raised its alert level to urgent.
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Leaders from around the world are expressing solidarity with France following a deadly knife attack at a cathedral in Nice. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she was "deeply shaken."
Merkel faced pushback from some German lawmakers who are angry about being shut out of COVID-19 crisis talks.
Chancellor Angela Merkel and Germany's 16 state premiers spent four hours deliberating before announcing drastic measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus. The question now is how the Germans will react.
Belarus leader Alexander Lukashenko has named a new interior minister and ordered him to ensure security in Minsk. The state is restricting entries from with Lithuania, Latvia, Poland and Ukraine, citing COVID-19 fears.
The Council of Europe is the first international political institution to look into the poisoning of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny. DW spoke to the special rapporteur on the case, Jacques Maire.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan condemns the French magazine after it mocked him with a front-page cartoon.
The motivations behind Macron and Erdogan's heated spat are many – and its consequences could be great.
The US has recorded its highest-ever single-day rise in infections, crossing the 90,000 mark while the European Commission has shelled out €220 million to help member states with cross-border transfer of patients.
The European Commission president has called on Member States to work together avoid overwhelming hospitals. Leaders have called for internal EU borders to remain open.
Coronavirus vaccinations in Germany will take until 2022, if medications are found soon, an immunological adviser said.
The plans established at the beginning of the pandemic are being put to the test, as is Berlin's healthcare system.
French President Emmanuel Macron has announced hard lockdown measures for France.
The commission has encouraged member states to agree on standards for travel and tracing, Bernd Riegert reports.
A study suggests air travel may not be so safe after all. A flight into Ireland is described as the cause of 59 new coronavirus infections.
An ambitious German study on the risk of transmitting coronavirus at sporting and cultural events attracted international attention.
In the US investors have long supported the Republican party. Now it seems that the American president has gambled away this support to the benefit of Democratic candidate Joe Biden.
Pandemic aside, the American economy has boomed since Donald Trump took office, but how much is down to his policies?
Joe Biden has a week to convince voters he can beat the pandemic and turn around America's fortunes.
With tariffs on Chinese products high, US importers are turning to other countries. A DW analysis shows where Americans are now buying their cell phones, computers, furniture and clothing from instead.
The law that allows for assisted suicide will go into effect in one year's time. The Oceania country will become the sixth in the world to legalize the procedure.
Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google and Twitter released their earnings for the latest quarter on Thursday. Apple's performance was the most disappointing in the group as earnings dipped on weakness in iPhone sales.
Two suspected people smugglers were arrested in Serbia after authorities in Paraguay discovered the bodies of seven men in a shipping container. Serbian officials believe the suspects tried to get the men into the EU.
The official death toll has been revised after a vessel sank off the Senegalese coast last week. It is the deadliest shipwreck recorded in 2020 so far.
Trouble broke out near Buenos Aires after police forced residents to leave makeshift properties in Guernica. Landowners had taken the issue to court and while most of those evicted were compliant, some reacted angrily.
President Volodymyr Zelenskiy called an emergency meeting after Ukraine's Constitutional Court dismantled some key anti-corruption measures. The court ruling could have repercussions for international relations.
German unemployment has fallen as the country appeared to bounce back from the initial shock of the coronavirus pandemic. However, a second partial lockdown looks set to darken the economic outlook.
Twitter said it was seeing 'some blocking and throttling of Twitter" ahead of the Tanzanian election.
Many residents are nervous about the possibility of more violent protests before the October 31 election.
With the authorities' failure to punish rapists, an increasing number of Pakistani women feel more insecure than ever.
The government had no choice but to lock down in the face of skyrocketing case numbers, says DW's Jens Thurau.
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Candidates, campaigns and big issue topics — what's at stake when the US goes to the polls on November 3?
Environmental activists are reporting a rise in online abuse, and its dangerous offline consequences.
Massive locust swarms are infesting southern Africa. Scientists are racing agains time to contain the plague.
The coronavirus pandemic has had a negative impact on efforts to curb FGM, say campaigners.
Tramadol is known as the poor man’s cocaine. More and more young people are getting addicted to it in West Africa.
What if, instead of condemning hoarding, we accept it for what it is: rational, allowable, and — at times — even good.
A large study in England suggests immunity after COVID-19 infection reduces fast. Our fact check shows us what we know.
RB Leipzig suffered their biggest ever European defeat on Wednesday at the hands of Manchester United.
A German artist collective has set up a drop-off box for missing guns outside Angela Merkel's office. The Bundeswehr has been dogged by reports of stolen weapons ending up in the hands of extremist far-right networks.
Migratory species from storks to whales cross political borders but man-made problems are hindering their journeys.
A photo of a young girl bent over her sister's lifeless body taken in Warsaw in 1939 changed how the world saw the war.
Chemnitz is situated in the eastern state of Saxony. It was chosen from a shortlist of eight cities across Germany.
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