In politics, is blood always thicker than water? Not for a man named Malik Obama. He is the half-brother of US President Barack Obama and he supports Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. DW's Brent Goff asked him why.
The midterm polls are the best chance to influence the Trump administration's behavior on key issues, since the next US presidential election is two years away. DW explains why.
Two years after Russian election meddling, many US states are ill-prepared to prevent a repeat in the midterms. Georgia, with its electronic-voting-only system, is one of the most vulnerable targets.
The Kandahar police chief had survived previous attempts on his life. Accused of severe human rights abuses, he was a key figure for the US in the fight against the Taliban. A US commander survived the attack.
Far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro is in talks with other lawmakers to gain support ahead of the second-round run-off election against leftist Fernando Haddad. His party has not garnered enough seats to rule alone.
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