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US warns of Sudan protests against DW show 'Shabab Talk'

The US has issued an alert warning citizens of potential protests against DW in the Sudanese capital Khartoum. Militants have issued death threats …

Protest

SPD expresses outrage over neo-Nazi marches in Dortmund

The opposition SPD has demanded answers from city police and state officials over two far-right marches that took place unhindered by authorities. …

Angela Merkel

Arab Gulf states in the Horn of Africa: What role do they play?

Ethiopia and Eritrea didn't pen their peace agreement in Addis Ababa or Asmara, but in Saudi Arabia with the Emirates alongside. Are economic and …

Horn of Africa

India launches healthcare plan to cover 500 million people

The Indian premier has hailed the scheme, saying "it will become an example" for the world. But others are critical, warning that similar initiatives …

Paperless Office

Swiss canton St Gallen votes for ban on burqas in public

The canton of St Gallen has become the second in Switzerland to vote in favor of a ban on facial coverings in public. The law is seen as largely …

Burqa

Idlib buffer zone: Pro-Turkey Syrian rebels refuse to disarm

The National Liberation Front will agree to a demilitarized zone around Syria's Idlib but won't abandon their weapons. Russia and Turkey agreed on …

Demilitarized Zone

Hong Kong inaugurates high-speed rail link with China

Critics say the newly-opened high-speed rail link will give away part of the city's territory to mainland China. Pro-democracy forces complain of …

Hong Kong

Pope Francis recalls Soviet and Nazi horrors on Lithuania visit

A huge crowd gathered to hear the Vatican leader honor Jewish Holocaust victims and those persecuted by the Soviets. On the first papal trip to the …

Pope Francis

Germany: Anti-coal protests go ahead in Hambach Forest amid restrictions

Renewed protests against the expansion of a lignite mine have taken place in an ancient spot of German woodland. But bad weather and police …

Demonstration

Israel gives Bedouin villagers evacuation deadline

Israel has told Palestinian residents of a West Bank village they have until October 1 to tear down their homes. The announcement comes after years …

West Bank

India and Pakistan ratchet up war rhetoric over Kashmir

The Indian and Pakistani governments have accused each other of sabotaging peace talks in the latest spat over militancy in the Kashmir region. But …

Imran Khan

Australian strawberry needle scare spreads to New Zealand

A New Zealand supermarket chain has found needles in a box of Australian strawberries and is withdrawing the brand. Australia itself has seen more …

New Zealand

Iran summons Western diplomats after deadly military parade attack

The Iranian government blamed regional countries and their "US masters" for the attack on an annual military parade in the southwestern city of …

Ahvaz

German coalition meet to reevaluate Maassen compromise

The outrage that followed the apparent promotion of Hans-Georg Maassen has forced Angela Merkel's government into renewed talks. In the fallout, some …

Angela Merkel

Maldives election: Polls open but EU monitors stay away

Rights groups have decried Sunday's vote in the tourist paradise as tipped in favor of incumbent President Yameen Abdul Gayoom. During a crackdown on …

China

Maldives: Election officials hail strong turnout as polls close

Rights groups have decried Sunday's vote in the tourist paradise as tipped in favor of incumbent President Yameen Abdul Gayoom. During a crackdown on …

China

Porsche ditches diesel for good amid VW fallout

Chief Executive Oliver Blume has said the sports carmaker will focus on petrol/gasoline, hybrid and all-electric vehicles. Porsche and its parent …

Automotive Industry

Anthony Joshua defeats Alexander Povetkin, retains champion status

With a brutal combination of punches in the seventh round, the 28-year-old British boxer brought the veteran Povetkin to his knees. Joshua delivered …

Anthony Joshua

Comcast outbids Fox in battle for UK broadcaster Sky

The US media giants have been locked in a months-long takeover saga to control Sky, Europe's leading pay-TV operator. It needed a rare three-round …

Pay-TV

Chinese medical vessel docks in Venezuela

The humanitarian tour will provide medical help to the crisis-ridden country, but Venezuelan officials said it was also part of a "strategic defense …

Venezuela

Accuser of US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh to testify next week

Christine Blasey Ford, who has accused Kavanaugh of sexual assaulting her, has agreed to testify before a Senate panel. Ford's allegations have …

Brett Kavanaugh

Thousands march against gender pay inequality in Bern

Swiss activists and union members took to the streets of Bern to demand equal pay for women and more transparency from companies. A possible one-day …

Gender

Opinion: Boring Bundesliga needs a new format

The new season is only four games old but there was already a weary sense of familiarity to Bayern Munich's win over Schalke, last season's …

Bayern Munich

Germany records fewer laser attacks on aircraft landing at airports

Air traffic authorities have highlighted a decrease in laser attacks on aircraft, often aimed at disorienting pilots during landing maneuvers. But …

Angela Merkel

Japan lands rovers on asteroid in historic mission

Japanese scientists have praised "the world’s first rover to land on the surface of an asteroid." The Hayabusa2 is expected to land a German-made …

Paranormal

Kefalonia massacre: Revisiting a Nazi war crime in Greece

In September 1943 German Wehrmacht troops slaughtered some 5,200 Italian soldiers on the Greek isle. The massacre was a turning point in Greece and …

War Crimes

Bundesliga Live: Schalke vs. Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich are on another roll of great form, while Schalke are in desperate search of some of their own. Can Domenico Tedesco spring a surprise …

Bayern Munich

Bundesliga: Bayern Munich too good for winless Schalke

Bayern Munich ran out comfortable winners over Schalke in Gelsenkirchen. A header from James Rodriguez and a Robert Lewandowski penalty were enough …

Bayern Munich

India's PM Narendra Modi faces calls to resign over French jet deal

Narendra Modi has been accused of involvement in a "clear case of corruption" over the 2016 Rafale fighter jet deal. He has faced repeated questions …

Military Aircraft

Australia tiger sharks killed after attack on tourists near Great Barrier Reef

Australian authorities have caught and killed three tiger sharks after a woman and a young girl sustained life-threatening injuries near the Great …

Great Barrier Reef