John Kerry’s visit to Berlin 25 years after the fall of the Wall highlighted the crucial role transatlantic ties played earlier and can play today. But to fulfill that promise, controversial issues can't be glossed over.
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Turkey's president has criticized munitions airdrops by the US to Kurdish fighters in the Syrian town of Kobani. The US military has announced that most supplies had reached the units that they were intended to help.
European lawmakers have awarded Denis Mukwege the Sakharov prize for his work in helping thousands of gang rape victims in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Nearly two years ahead of schedule, Sri Lanka will go to the polls in January, with Mahinda Rajapaksa set to run for a third term; a move likely triggered by the President's fading popularity, says analyst Alan Keenan.
More than 30 million people live in Europe’s urban slums. They often have little or no access to water or electricity. Dwellers range from members of ethnic minorities to victims of the financial crisis.
The commissioners are ready and the new president of the EU Commission Jean-Claude Juncker can get to work. The biggest task lying ahead is the economy, says Bernd Riegert. But don't hold out for miracles.
NATO's Anders Fogh Rasmussen tells DW that growing tensions with Russia have forced the alliance into a renewed rivalry.
The European Parliament has approved the incoming European Commission. The team, headed by former prime minister of Luxembourg Jean-Claude Juncker, is expected to take office on November 1.
Police have surrounded Canada's parliament after an attacker reportedly shot a soldier guarding a nearby monument. Lawmakers say at least one gunman may have been killed.
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The Red Cross' global head has said Ebola could take four to six months to contain, but only if all necessary steps are taken to stop the virus from spreading. Both the US and Rwanda have implemented new precautions.
South Korea has taken down a Christmas tree-shaped tower that has stood along the border with North Korea for more than four decades. The move comes after the countries agreed to resume high-level talks.
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