Crimes of almost every nature dropped across Germany in 2017, according to police statistics. But there were a few categories in which rates increased.
The German development minister, Gerd Müller, says Germany and Iraq will step up cooperation on the reintegration of Iraqi refugees. He said up to 10,000 Iraqis would be helped to return home.
A Nicaraguan human rights body says more than 20 people have been killed in days of anti-government protests. Among the dead is a journalist shot dead while live-streaming from the demonstrations.
The newly elected prime minister of Armenia has walked out of a live broadcast meeting immediately after it began. Police later arrested opposition leader Nikol Pashinian.
At least 57 people have been killed in a blast in Afghanistan's capital after several weeks of relative calm. The blast could delay parliamentary elections scheduled for later this year.
French police evacuated the popular tourist destination of Mont Saint-Michel in Normandy, after man was heard saying he wanted to kill police at the site. A search of the popular tourist location was then launched.
An anti-Semitic letter from Hitler's favorite composer is being auctioned in Israel."Wagner would roll over in his grave" if he knew that a bearded Jew in Jerusalem would profit from his letter, the auctioneer said.
Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge has won the London Marathon for a third time, Vivian Cheruiyot, also from Kenya, won the women’s race. The UK’s Mo Farah breaking the British record by finishing third.
The US-educated son of a top aide to Paraguay’s late dictator Alfredo Stroessner is tipped to win the presidential vote. Opinion polls show Mario Abdo Benitez of the ruling Colorado party leading his rival Efrain Alegre.
The EU and Mexico have agreed "in principle" to update their 18-year-old trade deal. The move sends a message to the US after President Donald Trump announced a series of protectionist trade measures.
Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman says slain Hamas scientist is 'no saint' but denies the Mossad was involved in his death. But a Malaysian minister said the murder appeared to be the work of foreign agents.
On April 22, 1945, Sachsenhausen concentration camp near Berlin was liberated. Over 700,000 visitors flock to the museum and memorial site each year. But its director is nevertheless concerned.
The Romania-born German novelist and Nobel laureate Herta Müller has been suspended from the Writers' Union of her native country. But she says she was unaware that she had ever joined it in the first place.
The world's oldest person, who has died in Japan aged 117, was born five years before Japan's victory in the Russo-Japanese war, marking the start of the modern era in the country. Another Japanese woman takes her place.
This Earth Day is dedicated to ending plastic pollution. DW has been following the issue.
Plastic bags and bottles litter streets and beaches across Ghana. It's not just an eyesore — clogged-up drains lead to flooding that attracts mosquitos and disease. In the run-up to Earth Day, Ghanaians are cleaning up.
A South Korean artist smuggled 500 DVDs of a homemade cooking video to North Korea. But why did Hwang Kim choose pizza of all things? It's a seemingly silly project with serious goals.
About 80 candidates have been murdered since campaigning for Mexico's 2018 elections began in September. Many have been targeted for opposing drug cartels — or conspiring with them. Sandra Weiss reports from Puebla.
A Yemeni street artist has invited locals to an area in Sanaa to draw images of their choice on the street, with the over-arching theme of highlighting Yemen's plight. Gouri Sharma reports.
Amongst the thousands of tourists, the Hofbräuhaus in Munich hosts more than 120 regulars' gatherings — and the number is rising. DW asked what "heimat," or "home," means for them.
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