The violent demonstrations in Charlottesville, Virginia, further eroded many black Americans' faith that police will protect them. No wonder that many people, especially women, are flocking to the first gun association created for African Americans.
2018 saw a jump in the number of Germans applying for a basic weapons license. Police say the trend comes from a growing sense of insecurity, but warn increasing numbers of armed citizens may worsen the situation.
For the EU, Donald Trump's election proved a steep learning curve, and the damage caused by the US president will be difficult to repair. But Trump's tenure has also done Europe some good, writes DW's Max Hofmann.
The jury recommended James Alex Fields Jr. spend life behind bars for driving his car into counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally. One woman was killed and 19 others were injured in the attack last year.
While President Trump claims there's a crisis on the US side of the US-Mexico border, the real crisis is on Mexico's side, where thousands of Central Americans live in a state of uncertainty. And it's only getting worse.
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