Thousands of Palestinians have fled their homes in Gaza as Israel threatens further attacks there. Meanwhile, Islamists in the Gaza Strip launched more rockets into Israel. Go to article
Germany‘s foreign minister has met with his American counterpart to discuss US spying. Bild am Sonntag has reported that the US has recruited moles in Germany‘s Defense, Development, Economic and Interior ministries. Go to article
Iraq's parliament has again failed to overcome its difference and form a new government. This comes as militants push forward in a new drive to capture territory. Go to article
Representatives of six world powers are in Vienna for talks with Iran about its controversial nuclear program. Officials say there are still great obstacles to a final deal ahead of an imminent deadline. Go to article
Russia's foreign ministry has warned Ukraine over an incident in which a cross-border shell hit two houses in Russia, reportedly killing a Russian man. It threatened possible "irreversible consequences." Go to article
Rival rebel groups have clashed at Tripoli's international airport, halting all flights, according to media reports. One person was reportedly killed. Go to article
Pyongyang fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the East Sea on Sunday, according to South Korea's military. It comes a day after the North condemned a planned joint naval exercise between the US and South Korea. Go to article
Slovenians are going to the polls in the second early election in three years. Analysts predict, however, that the crisis-hit country will continue to face instability, whoever wins. Go to article
Without superstar Neymar leading their line, Brazil were toothless in more than just their attack against a Netherlands team who just seemed more up for the fight. Go to article
Ahead of the match of his career, Germany coach Joachim Löw is so relaxed the World Cup final could be a friendly. Is he putting up a front, or could it actually be real? There's plenty of evidence for the latter. Go to article
The violence between the Israelis and Palestinians highlights the failure of the US policy for the Middle East. Now observers wonder if the time has come for the United States to rethink its approach to the region.
Israel launched airstrikes and sent a team of special forces on a mission into the Gaza Strip.
The discovery of US spies in Germany's intelligence service and Defense Ministry has sparked outrage. Now German spies are calling for a boost in funds and staff directed toward counterintelligence.
Merkel doubts the US will stop spying on Germany, while the White House indicated it is annoyed by Germany's response to the scandal.
The uniformed pro-Russian separatists have disappeared from the streets of Donetsk, Ukraine, but no one knows exactly where they've gone. People are still frightened and those who can have left the city.
Belligerents in eastern Ukraine are resorting to abduction and torture to intimidate their political opponents, according to Amnesty International. The rights group says pro-Russian rebels commit the bulk of the crimes.
Despite being knocked out of the World Cup, Brazil is still in the spotlight. The country is about to host the BRICS summit, where it wants to change global monetary policy with Russia, India, China, and South Africa.
Dozens of pictures of the destruction of Shiite and Sufi mosques and shrines by ISIS forces have recently been posted on the Internet, taken in and around Mosul, and turned into a media event.
Rebels stole radioactive material in Iraq, but experts say there's no major risk. Michael Brzoska of the Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy says Iraq is using the incident to get the world's attention.
A quarter of the world’s seaborne oil goes through the Malacca Strait. But a spate of pirate attacks in the past two and a half months has led to theft of millions of liters of 'black gold' stolen. DW examines the issue.
Japan scrambled its Air Self-Defense Force jets a record number of times between April and June to deter Russian and Chinese aircraft approaching its airspace, amid rising tensions over territorial disputes.
State officials and religious leaders in Ghana can't believe 200 of their compatriots applied for asylum in Brazil after watching part of the World Cup. The government called allegations of religious violence outrageous.
Everything you need to know about football's biggest event.
The German team wants the title - a risky declaration, but the right one, says DW's Joscha Weber.
There was much grumbling ahead of the third-place playoff at this year's World Cup in Brazil. The match itself didn't provide much drama and one can't help but wonder whether the fixture is at all necessary.
A heavy defeat at the hands of the Dutch means Brazil have had to settle for fourth place. Here are the best moments from the World Cup's penultimate day in pictures.
Residents in the village where Germany forward Thomas Müller grew up are proud of 'their Thomas.'
Germany coach Joachim Löw is so relaxed about the World Cup final it could be a friendly.
Nobody has had to fight his way back as often as 29-year-old midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger.
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Germany is hosting the Petersberg Climate Dialogue in Berlin from July 14th to 15th. Greenpeace Climate Chief Martin Kaiser says Chancellor Angela Merkel has a chance to personally re-engage with climate policy.
Coco Schumann made a name for himself in Berlin's 1930s underground jazz scene - where he refused to be cowed by Nazi dictates. In one sense, it was his affinity for the genre that later saved his life.
A DW special on youth in Germany - from World War I to the present.
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