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A treasure trove of jewelry from the Bourbon-Parma royal family — including pieces once owned Marie Antoinette — blew past pre-auction estimates. The French Queen's pearl and diamond pendant sold for $36 million alone.
The EU and UK have drafted a Brexit deal, which includes a financial settlement and a customs union backstop to prevent a hard border between Ireland and Northern Ireland. DW breaks down the agreement.
Illegal border crossings have continued to drop, putting this year on track to be the lowest rate since 2013, Frontex has said. Despite the trend, an EU dispute over the arrivals continues to feed anti-migrant sentiment.
The 94 passengers were rescued by a passing container ship last week as they were en route to Italy. After being returned to Libya they have refused to get off the ship.
Just ahead of the midterms, the US president deployed thousands of soldiers to the southern border, curtailed asylum law, and threatened the use of military force against an approaching "migrant caravan." Is that legal?
The Russian dissident politician has been repeatedly arrested and tried for his protests. Each time, he has called on Europe's human rights court for help. But will that path remain open after Thursday's decision?
After a disastrous World Cup campaign, the relationship between the German national team and its fans is at a low ebb. On Thursday, Joachim Löw's team could be set to play in a half-empty stadium in Leipzig.
Bayern Munich midfielder James Rodriguez has been ruled out until at least the end of the year with knee ligament damage. The Colombian suffered the injury in training and joins Bayern's growing injury list.
Volkswagen reportedly wants to start producing some 200,000 electric vehicles at the two sites beginning in 2022. The move is part of the automaker's broader strategy to move to produce cleaner cars.
Hungarian strongman Viktor Orban and embattled former Macedonian PM Nikola Gruevski have long been allies. Facing extensive corruption allegations at home, Gruevski now appears set to request asylum in Budapest.
British Prime Minister May said her Cabinet ministers agreed to a draft deal on the UK's exit from the European Union. But she could face the ultimate test as junior coalition partners hint at fresh elections.
Activists wanted the court to block broadcasters from showing the character's "racist characteristics." One broadcaster justified airing images of Black Pete because he goes "down the chimney a lot."
Italy's anti-mafia police have struck a major blow to the Italian mob in an international sting. Rival groups were said to have worked together to make billions through online gambling.
Germany face Russia in a friendly on Thursday, but will be without Dortmund forward Marco Reus. Joachim Löw is expected to field some younger players but has warned that the evolution of the team will be a slow process.
If what's happening in Florida's mid-term elections had happened in Africa, the condemnation would have been swift. It's time to reverse this, says Chrispin Mwakideu.
A ruling party kingpin, grave allegations of corruption and a leaked sex tape: South Africa's state corruption scandal has claimed yet another casualty – home affairs minister and one-time ANC youth leader Malusi Gigaba.
Young members of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative party sang a Nazi-era song in a bar on November 9. A Jewish artist filmed the incident hours after she marked 80 years since the Kristallnacht pogrom.
The fracking of hard-to-reach oil reserves has helped the US regain its crown as the world's top crude oil producer. But even the International Energy Agency (IEA) is now worried that the shale boom has been overhyped.
Both Cambodia and Myanmar heavily depend on the European Union's duty and quota free trade agreement. But the European bloc believes it is time that these countries address human rights abuses. Ate Hoekstra reports.
Prosecutors have begun an inquiry into Alternative for Germany leader Alice Weidel over the alleged use of foreign donations to pay for internet campaigning. A request to lift her parliamentary immunity has been made.