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Accused Russian agent Maria Butina, suspected of trying to influence US policy toward Russia, has agreed to plead guilty to conspiracy and cooperate with US authorities. She has likely taken a plea deal, reports said.
This week: the harrowing story of a German family trying to find out what really happened to their 2-year-old son, who was declared dead 40 years ago under suspicious circumstances in a hospital in the former East Germany. And we take a closer look at Ceuta, a frontier town on the front line of migrant clashes in North Africa.
Six weeks after posting a Facebook video calling on protesters to take up the yellow vest as a symbol, the movement is changing French politics. Ghislain Coutard tells DW he's shocked to see how quickly it spread.
Dutch motivational speaker Emile Ratelband may feel like a 49-year-old but according to Dutch law he is still 69. Because a court in the Netherlands on Monday rejected his request to take 20 years off his age. Keith Walker speaks with Mr. Ratelband and starts by asking him what happened?
A victory for the Yellow Vests in France - George Soros-funded university is forced out of Hungary - The far-right makes gains in Spain - Ireland advances the Occupied Territories Bill - Uncertain times in Mariupol - Boom and bust for Turkey’s construction industry - The Dutch clergy rally to prevent a deportation – The Dutchman who wants to change his age - An Italian man who's also a mother.