The ESA has narrowed down a single site for the Rosetta lander Philae to make contact with a comet in November. If the operation succeeds, it will be a first of galactic proportions. DW will be live-blogging the landing.
A US space plane with a top secret mission has touched down in California after circling Earth for nearly two years. Some speculate the mysterious plane could be used to monitor or even capture satellites.
European Union investigators are reported to have uncovered major deficits in security checks at Germany's biggest airport. The European Commission has so far declined to comment on the report.
An often controversial figure in French media, Eric Zemmour has been fired from his position on a weekly talk show. The move follows comments Zemmour made about Muslims in France to an Italian newspaper.
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Voters in Tunisia have elected an 88-year-old former parliamentary speaker as their new president according to exit polls. Beji Caid Essebsi has gained a majority and declared victory in the second round of voting.
Trumped-up charges are to be leveled at more than a dozen recently arrested Turkish journalists. DW talks to Turkey-analyst Günter Seufert about why the Turkish president is going after them now.
2014 was a good one for German sports. Alpine ski racer Maria Höfl-Riesch, discus thrower Robert Harting and the World Cup-winning football team have been named this year's German Sports Personalities of the year.
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