As people in Manchester woke up to a "critical" terror threat level and the prospect of soldiers on the streets, Lars Bevanger reflects on what the terror attack might mean for the city’s cohesion and sense of optimism.
The US president and the head of the Catholic Church have clashed on a number of key issues. But both men emerged smiling from their private audience, with the president saying he "wouldn't forget" Pope Francis' words.
More than two-thirds of Germans expect President Trump to be out of office before his term expires and talk about impeachment has been rife for weeks in the US. But for now, Donald Trump is going nowhere.
The Italian coast guard and rescue agencies said that they had found dozens of bodies in the water, "mostly toddlers." The Libyan coast guard has been criticized recently for its treatment of the would-be migrants.
Germany's 'Kirchentag,' a Protestant form of Woodstock, begins on Wednesday in Berlin. This year, the 500th anniversary of the Reformation will be the featured topic, with many big names expected to make an appearance.
Nine men - four of them linked to the German capital's "violent Islamist" scene - are being held after multiple early morning raids. Police say they confiscated weapons, electronics and narcotics.
Dr. Elham Manea spent four years studying sharia councils in Britain. Talking to DW in the aftermath of the Manchester attack, she reveals how parallel societies give rise to radicalization and how to prevent it.
A quarter of the amount went to asylum seekers who were still waiting to be processed, while over half went to combatting the causes of forced migration. More than a million migrants have entered Germany since 2015.
Germany's top diplomat Sigmar Gabriel is expecting Beijing to relax its new rules on electric cars. After China announced strict e-car quotas, Berlin sought compromise to protect the interests of its powerful carmakers.
After ratings agency Moody's cut China's sovereign credit rating, Asian shares have fallen and the Australian dollar skidded on renewed worries about the impact of rising debt in Asia's economic powerhouse.
Rodrigo Duterte is likely to extend the recently declared martial law to areas other than Mindanao following violent clashes between police and the militants linked with "Islamic State." Ana P Santos reports from Manila.
Taiwan's Constitutional Court has ruled in favor of marriage equality as a matter of "human dignity." The government of President Tsai Ing-wen welcomed the decision.
Dangerous levels of chemicals in the soil and ground water mean that the market cannot open, leaving traders out of pocket and Tokyo's governor with an intractable problem. Julian Ryall reports from the Japanese capital.
According to a new study, the world's oceans are rising almost three times as fast as they were 25 years ago. Scientists say coastal regions face a much greater risk than previously thought.
A team of rescuers has discovered the bodies of four climbers, believed to be two Sherpas and two foreigners, at the highest camp on Mount Everest. The rescuers were recovering a body of a climber who had died earlier.
After two years of testimony, authorities have released the final inquest into the 2014 hostage crisis that left three dead. The coroner slammed police hesitation and 'erroneous' advice from the consulting psychiatrist.
Turkey accuses German-Turkish journalist Deniz Yucel of inciting hatred and terrorist propaganda. In the following letter, his wife Dilek Mayaturk Yucel describes what life has been like since his arrest 100 days ago.
South Korean forces have fired at objects flown across the border from North Korea, officials said. The balloon-like items flew with the wind and may have been carrying propaganda leaflets.
A woman smuggled technology used for communications for years before she was caught. If convicted, she could face up to 150 years in prison.
Government officials have announced that the Qatar News Agency website was hacked by an unknown source and published several "false" articles on several topics. The agency's website is still not functioning.
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus hopes to expand healthcare access for the world's poor. But his tenure as former Ethiopian health minister has not been without controversy.
For Europe, the period of grief following a terrorist attack has become routine. Should more action be taken?
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US President Donald Trump and Pope Francis are worlds apart in their beliefs. One has faith in the power of money, the other in the power of mercy. What could they possibly have to say each other?
Most of us hardly ever wonder where our electricity comes from. Our author did and learned a few things about his neighborhood power plant.
An increasing number of so-called "spiritual" gurus or "godmen" in India are implicated in ghastly crimes ranging from sexual abuse to murder. Murali Krishnan from New Delhi explores the reasons behind it.
A year after Maren Ade's "Toni Erdmann" took Cannes by storm, the world's most important film festival is paying closer attention to German cinema than it has in a long time - including Diane Kruger's first German film.
Scant info on the disappearances of four community workers have led many to ask if these are "enforced disappearances."
Following the devastating attack in Manchester, messages of solidarity from around the world have been sent to England's North West, to a city defined by industry, football and music - making it a town with character.
Austria, Cyprus, Greece, Luxembourg and Malta offer the cleanest bathing waters in Europe, the European Union's environment watchdog said Tuesday.
What do pigs have to do with luck and zebras with crossing the road? Kate Müser gets to the bottom of funny German animal expressions on Meet the Germans.
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