A court in Münster has given permission for a far-right protest against Turkish President Erdogan to take place on Sunday in Cologne. Erdogan supporters will also be taking to the streets of the western German city.
An IOC panel has been selected to make a final decision on the participation of individual Russian athletes at the Rio Summer Olympics. The move comes after revelations of state-sponsored doping.
A planned cyberspying operation targeting important Russian institutions has been uncovered by Russia's intelligence service. The report comes just days after Russia was accused of hacking US Democratic Party computers.
Dozens of Syrian civilians have started exiting opposition-held areas of Aleppo to government territory through safe corridors. The crossings were the first major movement of people after Russia announced the passages.
Bavaria's state premier Horst Seehofer has rejected German Chancellor Angela Merkel's "We can do this" refugee slogan. After a meeting of his party, he said he could not adopt the phrase "as my own."
During the week, German Chancellor Angela Merkel attempted to calm fears at her summer press conference. Yet many of her answers were vague. DW examines the chancellor's statements.
Anti-government gunmen holed up in a police station in the Armenian capital have shot and killed a second police officer. Security forces have issued an ultimatum to the gunmen to surrender in the two-week standoff.
Tunisia's prime minister is stepping down after losing a confidence vote. The defeat comes after the president called for a new unity government to tackle challenges including a faltering economy and social tensions.
A hot air balloon carrying at least 16 people has crashed into a pasture near the US city of Lockhart, Texas. Authorities have said there appear to be no survivors.
Belgian police have arrested two men "suspected of planning an attack" following raids ordered by a counterterrorism judge. Authorities later released one brother, but charged the other with attempted "terrorist murder."
Andy Chan, from the pro-independence Hong Kong National Party, has been disqualified from September's legislative polls. Beijing and Hong Kong officials say his views go against the city's Basic Law.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in Slovenia where he will commemorate Soviet POWs who died building a road in the Julian Alps. He is expected to step up his campaign to end EU sanctions against Russia.
In a speech at the Sanctuary of St John Paul II, he told followers to be part of "a Church that goes out into the world." He also reminded the Polish clergy to lead lives marked by modesty and humility.
Italian finance expert Claudio Zara has called for flexibility in eurozone rules covering government-financed bailouts, in cases where banks' bad-debt burdens were largely caused by economic downturns - as in Italy.
A court in Delhi has convicted Mahmood Farooqui of raping a 30-year-old Columbia University researcher last year. Farooqui, who was out on bail, was arrested immediately after the verdict.
Judges have rejected voter identification laws in three US states, including North Carolina, Kansas and Wisconsin. Critics said the laws restricted voting rights for poor people and those from minority communities.
The Philippine president has withdrawn the ceasefire with communist fighters after they failed to reciprocate. An insurgency has been going on in the country since the 1960s.
A new German lottery record has been set, with 84.8 million euros going to the lucky ticket holder. The chance of winning the jackpot in the Eurojackpot lottery is one in 95 million.
For the first time ever, the Bundeswehr is preparing joint exercises with the police to face terrorist scenarios in Germany. But despite conservative pressure, this decision will not require a constitutional amendment.
Nico Rosberg overcomes electrical problems to record a superb time and claim pole position at the German Grand Prix in Hockenheim, ahead of Mercedes rival Lewis Hamilton.
A departure from the International Olympic Committee's demands is long overdue, DW's Astrid Prange de Oliveira writes.
DW News presents the most important news - in brief, quickly and up-to-date.
A DW multimedia special on EU mission Operation Sophia and the German naval vessel "Frankfurt am Main," tasked with intercepting smuggling boats and rescuing migrants in the Mediterranean.
As the war in Syria drags on, the humanitarian situation in Aleppo has grown steadily worse. The international aid organization Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has warned of a major crisis.
They are refugees, but also athletes. And they will compete at next month's Summer Olympic Games in Brazil. Ahead of the Games, the refugee team has arrived in Rio de Janeiro.
Everything you need to know about the Olympics
Civilians who are fleeing from the "Islamic State" group near Mosul in Iraq are actively helped by Kurdish peshmerga forces during their escape. Judit Neurink reports from Bashiqa.
Paris, Brussels, Baghdad, Nice … after every major terrorist attacks there's a new #JeSuis campaign. We asked the creator of #JeSuisCharlie if he's tired of it.
There are very few cartoonists in South Asia - and even fewer who use their sketches to take on its governments and politicians. The popular Pakistani cartoonist Feica tells DW what drives him to challenge the status quo.
The German national team is at a crossroads following the retirement of Bastian Schweinsteiger. As Germany looks to the future, Michael Da Silva explains why it needs a captain who represents its multicultural society.
On July 29, 1966, northern Nigerian troops led a counter-coup against the Igbo-dominated junta in the former capital Lagos. A year later, the Biafran war began. Its consequences are felt to this day.
Português do Brasil
Português para África