Diplomats from around the world are heading to France to discuss action against "Islamic State" militants after the murder of British hostage David Haines. Delegates are set to meet in Paris to discuss options. Go to article
Germany's euroskeptic Alternative for Germany (AfD) party will now take seats in three state parliaments. They've made the cut in Thuringia and Brandenburg, two weeks after being elected in Saxony.
Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt has conceded defeat after his center-right coalition suffered a narrow defeat. A left-leaning coalition is expected to become the biggest block, but without an absolute majority.
Australia is set to deploy hundreds of soldiers to the United Arab Emirates to support a US-led operation against "Islamic State" militants. Prime Minister Tony Abbott said 10 aircraft would also be sent to the region.
Germany's Jewish community has gathered to protest anti-Semitism. Chancellor Merkel's cabinet is also there to speak out against the hatred, recently reignited when Israel launched an offensive on the Gaza Strip.
There has been renewed fighting around the Donetsk airport in eastern Ukraine. The clashes threaten to undermine a truce and come as regional elections are held in Crimea, the territory annexed by Russia in March.
Microsoft Germany wants Cloud services to be regulated at home in a bid to protect data from foreign espionage. The announcement coincides with a new report pointing to NSA activities targeting German telecommunications.
Pope Francis has performed a wedding ceremony for 20 couples at St. Peter's Basilica. Among the newlyweds were a single mother and couples who were already living together.
It took five minutes for Mike Krzyzewski's Dream Team to find their rhythm in the final of the World Basketball championship against Serbia. After that, there was no looking back as the USA defended their world title.
Not enough people showed up in Berlin to protest anti-Semitism, says DW's Alexander Kudascheff.
September 13 marks the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King's sermon in East Berlin, which sent at least as powerful a message to his audience as Kennedy's pledge of solidarity in West Berlin a year earlier.
Sunday's matches in the Bundesliga capped a weekend where the worry lines are forming on the brows of certain Bundesliga trainers. Matt Zuvela tells us who is starting to sweat.
Hamburg can't find a point (or a goal) against Hannover, as their problems continue from last season. Eintracht Frankfurt, meanwhile, miss out on a chance to move top of the table against FC Augsburg.
Germany's former capital is celebrating its most famous son with a month of special concerts.
The socialist Left party could win its first state premiership in Germany on Sunday at the Thuringia election, in coalition with the center-left SPD. Bodo Ramelow is ready for the job.
The 'Islamic State' is now banned in Germany. Will that do any good? While it won't make terror supporters disappear, DW's Friedrich Schmidt says it was an important initial move in the fight against 'IS.'
German 'IS' fighters in the Middle East, a “Sharia police force” in Wuppertal, attacks on Yazidis in Herford: Germany is also being affected by the latest wave of Islamic terrorism. But how big is the threat?
The Association Agreement between the EU and Ukraine will enter into force only at the end of 2015, in response to pressure from Russia. This puts Ukraine's future with the EU into question, writes DW's Bernd Johann.
Scotland's independence referendum could lead to the founding of the European Union's first new state. DW presents some of Western Europe's other separatist movements.
French President Francois Hollande has begun a one-day visit to Iraq. Hollande's visit came as his country's military was preparing for possible airstrikes on "Islamic State" militants in northern Iraq.
With less than a week to go before Scotland's referendum on independence from the United Kingdom, what initially looked like a clear 'No' vote could go down to the wire as the 'Yes' campaign picks up steam.
South Africa’s prosecuting authority says it was disappointed by the verdict on Paralympics sprinter Oscar Pistorius. He’s been found guilty of culpable homicide and will be sentenced in October.
Oscar Pistorius has been found guilty of manslaughter at a court in Pretoria. Judge Thokozile Masipa had previously cleared the paralympic athlete of more serious murder charges in his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp's death.
Oscar Pistorius has arrived in court in Pretoria for the second day in a row to hear the court's verdict in the case against the former Olympian. Premeditated murder has been ruled out.
The verdict on Oscar Pistorius by Pretoria High Court Judge Thokozile Masipa has triggered strong reactions in the country. The sprinter was found not guilty of premeditated murder.
Military specialists have blasted holes in dikes in central Pakistan to save major cities from ongoing floods. Meanwhile, in India, receding floodwaters have increased the risk of a mass outbreak of waterborne diseases.
Philippine President Benigno Aquino is embarking on his first European tour in a bid to boost economic ties and seek support for his country's position in a maritime dispute with China, as analyst Ernest Bower tells DW.
Jihadist social media sites have swapped "core" al Qaeda content for 'Islamic State' messages, according to an IHS report. Analyst Omar Hamid tells DW how this may help the militant group gain a foothold in South Asia.
A new report finds political rivalries, economic competition and nationalism are hampering efforts to solve Central Asia's growing water and energy needs; a situation that may lead to conflict says analyst Deirdre Tynan.
The eurozone's finance ministers are at loggerheads in Milan over the right fiscal policy. The main bone of contention: Is it a good idea to raise spending to boost the economy or will high deficits scare investors?
Transactions using mobile phones are not a new idea, but Apple's mobile payment service is expected to be a resounding success. But experts say the service is not a good news for telecommunications companies.
Austria has reported gas supplies from Russia fell for a second day in a row as the country became the fourth EU country to report a slowdown in deliveries. The cuts may be Russia's response to new EU sanctions.
In Latin America, only Guatemala's poor are getting even poorer. A new World Bank study says a key reason is that the government collects too few taxes. Low spending leads to poor infrastructure and slow growth.
Social networkers know it's not long until the Scottish referendum. Just days before the vote, activity on Facebook, Twitter and co. has reached a new high for British politics. DW takes a look at the trends.
The virus is spreading like wildfire. A German Ebola expert tells Deutsche Welle, that it will not be possible to contain the virus with the measures that have been taken so far.
US President Barack Obama says the Ebola virus, currently attacking western Africa, could mutate - making it even more dangerous. The virus has already changed its genome, with unknown consequences.
There is a suicide death every 40 seconds. That is more than 2000 people, who commit suicide every day. Is it possible to prevent suicide? And if so, how?
The Bachfest in Leipzig is a mecca for devotees of Johann Sebastian Bach. In this week's show, we take you to the opening concert of the most recent edition of the festival.
When the music industry comes together, the topics of big data and digital streaming services tend to dominate the discussion. September's Berlin Music Week offered glimpses into the future of buying and selling music.
The EU has said libraries may digitize their own collections without permission from copyright holders. That makes more books available to more people - but irks copyright advocates and publishers.
They put the entire neighborhood at risk - and nobody can stop them.
Schalke continue to wait on their first competitive win of the season. After the German Cup exit and the weak league start, Schalke's players need to take responsibility, but are acting helpless, says DW's Thomas Klein.
Holger Badstuber, who recently received a warm welcome back in the Bayern Munich ranks after a 20-month injury absence, will have to go under the knife again. The team predicts he'll miss three months.
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