Germany is considered Europe's strongest nation, both politically and economically. Just like a century ago, it is viewed as culturally sensitive but ruthless when it comes to wielding power. How can it counter the fears of its neighbors and partn...
This summer, far-right extremists hounded migrants through the eastern German city of Chemnitz. Now, weeks later, locals remain divided over immigration. Some are actively fighting xenophobia, while others say they fear migrants.
Growing numbers of Croatians are moving abroad because of the country's ongoing economic crisis. The region of Slavonia is particularly affected. Many families have left, forcing schools to shut.
Spain's Galgos, or Spanish greyhounds, are bred for the rabbit hunt. But the less-than-fastest runners are often abandoned or killed once the hunting season is over. It is a common and cruel practice in Spain.
A Brexit deal has been reached by negotiators in Brussels and will be the focus of a crunch Cabinet meeting on Wednesday.
American broadcaster CNN is suing the Trump administration, demanding the return of correspondent Jim Acosta's press credentials to cover the White House.
British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt is visiting Saudi Arabia and the UAE to press for an end to the war in Yemen and to call on Saudi leaders to cooperate with an investigation into the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
US President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron seek to diffuse tensions over comments by both leaders that threatened to cast a shadow over a weekend marking 100 years since the end of the First World War. The leaders met at the ...
The Sri Lankan president has dissolved parliament and triggered snap polls, plunging the country further into an ongoing political crisis. But are the external influences from India and China impacting its domestic affairs?
President Donald Trump has slammed another CNN reporter, this time Abby Phillip, for asking "a stupid question".
We went to Ethiopia to talk to people about their new rockstar prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, and why he's reignited their hope in the future of their country and the Horn of Africa.
A special unit of the Belgian army clears many tons of First World War munitions every year. Traces of the Great War abound, especially in northwestern Belgium where buried grenades have been cleared since 1918.
Fishermen in Naples are struggling to earn a living from fishing. But they are hoping their planned tours of archeological treasure on the seabed will attract enough tourists for them to secure their financial futures.
Ethnic Hungarians in western Ukraine are putting pressure on Kiev - with the support of Viktor Orban's government. A group of separatist-nationalists say they want to right "historic wrongs" of the First World War.
The drinking water in parts of Serbia has been contaminated with arsenic for years. Nearly a million people are affected. The maximum allowed concentration of the carcinogenic toxin was exceeded by as much as 27 times.
Turkish women are using a recipe for Swiss cheese to bring prosperity to their village. And, breaking with the patriarchal tradition in the mountains of Anatolia, their men are supporting them. Their cheese is being exported to Hong Kong.
Could Brexit undermine peace in Northern Ireland? Catholics and Protestants are concerned about the future of the inner Irish border after Brexit. Unionists and Sinn Fein have already been delivering verbal attacks.
US midterm elections are around the corner, and this year's turnout could be historic, thanks to young people.
Sri Lanka plunged into crisis on Friday when President Sirisena sacked Prime Minister Wickremesinghe and swore in former President Rajapaksa to replace him, all of which broke up the fragile coalition governing the country.
US President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump marked Halloween at the White House by handing out candy to children at a festive event on the South Lawn.
Brazilians on Sunday propelled right-wing populist Jair Bolsonaro to the presidency, marking a dramatic swing to the right in the worlds fourth-largest democracy.
Ten years after Kosovo declared independence from Serbia, the two countries are yet to reach a common ground. A land swap deal is being considered as a step towards normalising relations.
Votes may not matter if they're not counted fairly. With new strict voter ID laws popping up, minorities and the poor are finding it even harder to cast their ballots in the US.
"If it were up to me, I'd chuck him in a ditch like hundreds of Spaniards. In a ditch, yes, but not here." Thousands of people oppose the Spanish government's plan to bury Francisco Franco's remains in a famous cathedral in Madrid.
Candidates in the Irish presidential election have been casting their votes at polling stations across the country.
"Unfortunately, I think Donald Trump too often has helped to incite some of these feelings of anger, if not violence." Homemade explosives have been sent to prominent democrats, Robert DeNiro and CNN's New York headquarters.
Topshop owner Sir Philip Green has been named in Parliament as the businessman behind an injunction against the Daily Telegraph.
Camerino, Italy, devastated in a 2016 earthquake, is crumbling despite authorities' promises to make the houses habitable again. Camerino's residents found shelter in nearby communities and are waiting to return.
Microchips are making life more convenient for thousands of Swedes, but data protectionists are worried that the digital implants could be misused by state or private interests. Some users enjoy not needing keys to unlock their doors.
The lord of a chateau has joined forces with activists to stop construction of a bypass in the Vallee Dordogne. It's no isolated case: all across France protest movements against infrastructure projects are taking shape.
The US Secret Service has intercepted a bomb that was addressed to Hillary Clinton, and also discovered a possible explosive that was sent to former president Barack Obama.
A senior Labour MP leapt into action to help deal with a Government leak in the Commons - after a Cabinet minister knocked over a glass of water.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the killing of prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was 'planned' and a 'brutal murder' while addressing his AK Party parliamentary group.
Turkey's president has said Saudi officials murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi in their Istanbul consulate after plotting his death for days.
President Donald Trump says he is not satisfied with the explanations he has heard about the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
"People in eastern Germany believe they've been given a raw deal, that they've been shut out," says Bodo Ramelow, head of the regional government in the state of Thuringia.
A blimp depicting Donald Trump as an orange, nappy-clad baby holding a mobile phone that was first flown in the UK has made it to LA.
The United States is taking a tougher stance against Saudi Arabia, two weeks after Jamal Khashoggi went missing in a Saudi consulate. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reportedly urged Saudi Arabia to end their investigation soon.
Saudi Arabia is reportedly using bot networks on Twitter to drive the narrative following the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi. Twitter took down hundreds of spambot accounts spreading pro-Saudi hashtags related to the journalist's disappearance.
Traditionally, cantors, the musical prayer leaders in synagogues, are men. Sofia Falkovitch wants that to change. She was the first woman in Europe to train for the position. Now she proudly takes her place at the front of the synagogue.
In the Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos, criminal gangs claiming to be associated with Islamic State have established a reign of terror. Greek authorities see no evidence for links to the Islamist terrorist group.
The murder of a woman journalist has sparked a debate over corruption and fraud among Bulgaria's politicians and oligarchs. Journalists complain that the government is curtailing media freedom.
Growing numbers of treasure hunters are digging up archeological sites illegally and destroying artifacts. Scientists are concerned. Many potential discoveries are irretrievably lost because of the looters' activities.
Turkey hopes to stem the flow of Syrian refugees with an 800 kilometer wall along its border. Now, vast refugee camps are forming on the Syrian side. Many families are separated by it.
Shorter waits for donor organs are luring patients to Spain from across the European Union. Spaniards in desperate need of transplants have to wait longer. Spanish authorities are considering a minimum residence requirement of two years.
Judith Enders was just thirteen when the Berlin Wall came down. It was a seminal experience for her - like many of her generation - and she put together a book about people's lives under communism. She asked people how it felt for them and whether...
"It's not by chance that I ended up in the arts and not in politics," says Shermin Langhoff, Artistic Director of Berlin's Maxim Gorki Theater. In the DW Interview Langhoff discusses both art and politics.