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The rebuilding of trust between Europe and the US after the NSA revelations did not happen in Munich. Europeans should now take a different path to push Washington into reforming the NSA, says DW's Michael Knigge.
Klaus Scharioth, Berlin’s former ambassador to the US, tells DW why Germany’s expulsion of the top CIA official was right and why the current crisis is the biggest challenge yet for transatlantic ties.
Opponents of the EU-US free trade agreement are hoping to get their day in the European Court of Justice. Last week, the EU's executive body had rejected a citizens’ initiative to throw out the neoliberal pact.
UN chief Ban Ki-moon has called on media houses to help in the fight against female genital mutilation. He said that at a launch of a global media campaign in Nairobi.
It remains unclear who controls the Burkina Faso government amid increasing unrest in the country's capital. Rallies broke out this week over a constitutional amendment that would extend the long-time president's power.
A US nurse has left her home in defiance of a voluntary quarantine order imposed on medical staff who have worked with Ebola patients. Kaci Hickox is reported to have taken a bicycle ride with her boyfriend.
The first of a group of nearly 200 Iraqi Kurdish fighters has arrived in Kobani to fight against "Islamic State" jihadists. Under international pressure, Turkey recently agreed to allow the fighters to pass the border.
France has launched an investigation into unidentified drones spotted over several of its nuclear plants. The incident has reignited the debate about nuclear safety.
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