Human rights under attack across the world, says Amnesty International's new report / In Turkey, protests against more purges in the education system / Refugees in South Africa: The promised land of the south?
An ongoing military operation with a round-the-clock curfew and a communications blackout has prompted allegations of human rights abuses in Kurdish-majority southeast Turkey. Augusto Fonseca* reports.
Rio de Janeiro's first feminist samba block is rallying behind a campaign for a safe Carnival. They hope to stamp out the notion the year's biggest party is no place for a decent woman, Clare Richardson reports.
All coal-fired power plants in the EU need to be shut down by 2030 in order to achieve the goals set at the Paris Agreement. For the first time, scientists have created an exit plan for all power plants in the EU.
Lawmakers in the lower house have narrowly passed a law backing the legal growing and sale of cannabis, under government control. Until now, less than five grams of cannabis could be sold legally by coffee shops.
The French carmaker has promised it will not immediately force job cuts on German assembly workers. Talks are advancing for a 1.9 billion euro takeover of General Motors Europe, which owns Opel and Vauxhall.
From next year, if air quality levels are low, only cleaner diesel cars will be allowed into the city of Stuttgart.
While it’s unlikely the Dutch Freedom party will be part of the next government, their ideas have spread.
US Vice President Mike Pence's peace mission has assuaged concerns from Europe's political leaders. But human rights protesters say there is no compromise to be had with Washington on Donald Trump policies.
Times are getting tougher in Greece, but there is no real danger that an EU country will be left to flounder in election year 2017, writes Georg Matthes.
French police have searched the headquarters of Marine Le Pen's National Front (FN) party. The search was in relation to an investigation into the party's alleged misuse of European Union funds.
The Bundesbank has singled out seven cities where property prices were particularly overvalued. Investors have turned to real estate as consistently low interest rates negate any benefits from saving.
Moscow has rejected allegations that it was involved in a plot to assassinate Montenegro's prime minister. A Montenegrin prosecutor had said the alleged conspiracy was aimed at halting the country's NATO integration.
US Vice President Mike Pence has reassured EU officials that the US is still committed to partnership with the bloc. His remarks seem to contradict ones previously made by the US president.
Is there anything that can still be done to prevent Brexit? Yes, Lord Richard Newby, a passionate pro-European, tells DW, as the Brexit bill is debated in the House of Lords.
Click on the links below to listen to reports from this week's edition of Inside Europe, DW's award-winning radio program with features from around the continent.
The biggest reindeer herds in the world can be found in the Arctic Circle. Local officials are planning to cull a large number of the animals to stop over-grazing and the spread of disease.
From decommissioned train carriages to an old greenhouse and even a disused feed silo: I bet you’ve never seen houses as bizarre as this!
The sea, the sky and the golden sands in between. Secluded coves, hidden beaches, and gorgeous little towns. The Côte d'Azur or French Riviera has all you need for a perfect vacation.
For the last six weeks, French artist Guillaume Bottazzi has been creating a vast mural in honor of the victims of the Brussels terror attacks.
Many top modernist architects left their mark on Wrocław - the 2016 European Capital of Culture. We'll show you some well preserved buildings from the period between the two world wars around this city in western Poland.
For one whole week, Euromaxx will be presenting some of the most unusual hotels found in Europe.
Europe's many weird and wonderful festivals
Across Europe, modern concert halls are no longer relying on spectacular performances alone. The architecture of the venue itself is designed to signal: this is where music is being played!
Fans of amusement parks have a smorgasbord to choose from in Europe. Here are ten tips for parks that deserve a place at the very top of anyone's list.
Português para África
Português do Brasil