UK Prime Minister Theresa May has survived a vote of no confidence. And yet with the clock ticking towards a hard Brexit, Britain doesn't seem to be able to tell the time, writes DW's Rob Turner.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro have been making a diplomatic show of their friendship, leaving Washington wary of Russia's participation in a Venezuelan military exercise.
Under pressure from Brussels, Rome revised its planned spending spree to cut deficit projections. At the same time, Italian officials were riled over the EU's alleged preferential treatment of France.
The administrative courts will take over cases about government business such as taxation and elections. The government says the courts will be able to handle cases efficiently, but critics question their partiality.
Turkey tortures supporters of Fethullah Gulen in secret prisons, according to Germany's ZDF TV broadcaster. Europe should toughen up and follow Donald Trump's example in dealing with Ankara, says Erkan Arikan.
Michael Cohen pleaded guilty to campaign finance violations involving hush payments to two women and for lying to Congress. He said Donald Trump "led me to take a path of darkness instead of light."
Three young researchers in Cameroon say Africans need to retake possession of their history — because owning your own history liberates your mind. DW's Henri Fotso met them in Yaounde.
The ICC had issued the arrest warrant of Patrice-Edouard Ngaissona for war crimes. He is the suspected leader of a militia accused of carrying out attacks on the Central African Republic's Muslim population.
Luhansk rebels handed over 40 prisoners to Ukrainian authorities in what the separatist officials described as a "goodwill gesture." All of the prisoners were already in jail when the conflict started in 2014.
The civil war that brought down Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi allowed the country's women to carve out niches for themselves in public life. Now they are being squeezed out and even killed.
The journalist who led a probe into Europe's "cum-ex" tax scam has himself become the target of Hamburg prosecutors. At Swiss behest, Oliver Schröm is being accused of instigating betrayal of business secrets.
With polluted air and a coal-hungry economy, India is using the UN climate conference to show the world it can continue rapid development without fossil fuels. But the South Asian country still runs on dirty energy.
The science says we must ditch fossil fuels as soon as possible, yet COP24 is sponsored by the very industry doing the damage. Does it have a role to play — or are lobbyists undermining the negotiations?
The latest state election results have shocked the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party headed by PM Modi. Still it won't be an easy walk for the opposition Congress party in next year's general election, says DW's Mahesh Jha.
The world's largest free trade agreement — one between the EU and Japan — is expected to go into force in February. Nearly all duties will be removed.
German court documents show details about the life and criminality of the suspected Strasbourg gunman. French investigators say the suspect was radicalized in prison and was on a watch list.
DW takes a look back at the 'war to end all wars.'
Christmas has come early to the streets of the Spanish capital in the form of thousands of Santa Clauses. But these Saint Nicks were unusually athletic — and weren't out delivering presents.
As the US is poised to pull out of the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty, DW takes a closer look at the nuclear arms control agreement and its significance.
US President Trump did Russian President Putin a favor by leaving a treaty limiting some nuclear weapons, a Russia analyst tells DW. The world may need to prepare for a new Cold War.
Russia's government is celebrating the 100th birthday of Nobel laureate Alexander Solzhenitsyn, while at the same time persecuting the opposition. The Kremlin's actions speak louder than its words, says Miodrag Soric.
77 percent of Africans are younger then 35. Those 77 percent can shape the continent’s future.
African delegates at COP24 are hoping for guidelines to implement the Paris deal and more commitment from richer nations
DRC's electoral body has introduced voting machines ahead of the polls, yet many still doubt the new technology.
In a bid to reduce plastic pollution, South Koreans are abandoning plastic straws and increasingly using rice straws.
DW met Mariam Nabatanzi, a mother of 38 - the highest number of children from one woman in Uganda.
A capital moçambicana tem o primeiro painel de azulejos de plástico reciclado de África.
#HearMeToo, Ghana's women speak out about their experiences of gender-based violence.
There is no escaping violent crime in Luanda. Are the police really doing enough to protect their citizens?
In Ethiopia, reliable information can be hard to come by. Confidence in the media is faltering and many people can't afford to buy a newspaper even if they wanted to. Mantegaftot Sileshi caught up with a newspaper renter in Addis Ababa.
In one of Africa's largest cities, Luanda, there is no escaping violent crime. The police claim to have things under control - but are they doing enough to protect the citizens?
DW has asked young Africans from all over the continent what he means to them today. He died on December 5, 2013.
In an exclusive DW interview, the Bangladeshi photographer said that authorities want journalists to toe their line.
Kenya hosts first East African albinism beauty pageant to raise awareness and call for a new narrative.
Both Koreas are exploring the possibility of linking up their railway systems to create a linked, cross-border network.
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Soex is a specialized sorting company. It processes 400 tons of used textiles per day.
The waste crisis in Lebanon has become a lasting danger for human health and the environment.
In South Africa a third of all food is thrown away, although millions go hungry.
More than half of humanity uses the internet. Many are overwhelmed by the mass of information.
Jessemy Stafford is 17. He wants to play cricket one day for his national team.
A German NGO is helping Moldova to increase energy efficiency, one home at a time.
Many migrants from Somaliland are returning to their home country.
The traditional lifestyle of Raika camel herders in Rajasthan is under threat.
27-year-old Iman Usman is a successful entrepreneur and part of the Global Shaper network.
Animals need hospitals too - mainly to treat injuries caused by humans. DW visited GREFA's wildlife hospital in Spain, one of the biggest and most active in Europe. A day with its patients is anything but boring!
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