Two German army pilots have died after their helicopter crashed near Gao, eastern Mali. At the time of the crash, the helicopter was monitoring "confrontations."
Policymakers and economic organizations in Germany are getting increasingly nervous about the latest round of sanctions against Russia that the US administration looks set to implement. Energy sector firms are alarmed.
Pakistani police have arrested a council elder for ordering a man to molest a girl to avenge his sister's rape. DW examines how masculine "honor" and religious norms combine to subjugate women in the Islamic country.
Facebook posted an ad-driven profit increase of 71 percent, and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg wants more ads. He is eyeing a rollout in Messenger and WhatsApp.
Gambian President Adama Barrow has hinted on a possible trial of former leader Yahya Jammeh, currently in exile in neighboring Equatorial Guinea.
Germany's Office for Migration and Refugees says a series of tech upgrades will help it avoid the near comical mistakes of the past. At the same time, it admits that hardware can't replace human evaluation.
The Repulican attempt to repeal Obamacare is a messy business: two chambers, six bills, daily votes. And just recently a new "skinny" option surfaced. DW breaks down what has happened so far and what could still come.
The British government has ordered a year-long study, due to report months ahead of Brexit, into the contribution of EU citizens to the UK economy. Pro-EU "Remainers" asked why it hadn't been done earlier.
President Trump's ban on transgender people from serving in the military, announced via a series of tweets, features sketchy math and may not have been coordinated with the Pentagon. But it could affect thousands.
A new US sanctions announcement has coincided with a two-day strike and a major protest in Venezuela. The sanctions are a warning of stricter measures if President Maduro goes through with rewriting the constitution.
The president of the Spanish football association has resigned from his posts as vice president of both UEFA and FIFA. Angel Maria Villar is currently in jail on corruption charges.
German lender Deutsche Bank has presented its second-quarter earnings report, pointing to surging net and underlying profits. But Chief Executive John Cryan is unhappy about a drop in revenues across all divisions.
Much-maligned and playing catch-up in the polls to Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats, the SPD is looking to make its mark in the debate over how Germany should deal with Turkey. Rob Mudge reports.
The global community loudly criticizes Kim Jong-un's regime over its nuclear and missile programs. But Pyongyang, using its state news agency KCNA, accuses other nations of hypocrisy. Julian Ryall reports.
Germany's top court has said it has no reservations about the deportation of foreigners thought likely to carry out a terror attack in the country. Opponents had said the measure was unconstitutional.
Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven has replaced two cabinet members over an IT scandal. But opposition parties have vowed to press on with a no-confidence vote unless Defense Minister Peter Hultqvist also steps down.
Calls are growing for e-cars to replace diesel and petrol vehicles, but Henrik Böhme feels the solution lies elsewhere.
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Our lives seem controlled – even constrained – by time. But unlike other animals, humans can revisit the past and have visions of the future, as neuroscientist Dean Buonomano tells DW's Zulfikar Abbany.
The German champions are about to wrap up another money-spinning tour of Asia. DW’s Michael Da Silva followed Bayern to Shanghai to see how they’re getting ahead in the world’s fastest growing market.
People filming and photographing accident scenes for social media are increasingly obstructing highway rescuers. And more and more drivers are neglecting the rules for getting out of the way of emergency vehicles.
The European Parliament rejected plans for a "robot tax" back in February, but plenty of people remain in favor. Could the taxation of automation become part of our future? Arthur Sullivan reports.
The Auschwitz Museum plans to tour Europe and North America with a unique exhibition of items from the former Nazi death camp. More than one million people died at Auschwitz during the Holocaust.
He was the grandson of composer Richard Wagner and like a stepson to Adolf Hitler. Wieland Wagner, credited with revitalizing the Bayreuth Festival after World War II, would have turned 100 this year.
Lion numbers are falling at an alarming rate. Is the king of the beasts facing extinction?
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