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Opinion: Empathy is what makes us human

5 hours 24 min ago
Humans deserve dignity — regardless of their nationality, race or religion. It is shocking that this fundamental principle is ignored in many parts of the world today, says Alexander Görlach.

Danish MP with baby ordered out of parliament by speaker

6 hours 23 min ago
The Danish parliamentary house speaker told lawmaker Mette Abildgaard she was not welcome in the chamber with her baby. The comment came as a surprise in a country known for women's rights.

Europeans see Germany's global role on the rise: Pew study

6 hours 28 min ago
While Europeans view Germany in the ascendancy, French and British power is viewed "in decline," a new survey has revealed. Many are worried about long-term prospects and fear Brussels is "out of touch" with citizens.

Italy seizes migrant rescue boat Mare Jonio

10 hours 27 min ago
A rescue boat carrying nearly 50 migrants has docked at the Italian island of Lampedusa. Interior Minister Matteo Salvini had denied the ship access to Italian ports, but relented in order to bring aid workers to trial.

New Zealand mosque attack: First funeral held

10 hours 44 min ago
The funeral of father-and-son victims of the New Zealand mosque massacre has taken place. Authorities spent four days constructing a special grave at a Christchurch cemetery designated for Muslim burials.

Somalia: Amnesty International accuses US forces of possible war crimes

11 hours 9 min ago
The investigation claims at least 14 civilians were killed as a result of airstrikes targeting al-Shabab insurgents. US-led airstrikes in Somalia have tripled under the Trump administration and look set to increase.

Cyclone Idai leaves hundreds of thousands homeless

11 hours 46 min ago
Cyclone Idai swept through Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe causing devastating floods and affecting hundreds of thousands of people. More rains are expected as rescue teams struggle to reach survivors and bring in aid.

Cyclone Idai leave hundreds of thousands homeless

11 hours 46 min ago
Cyclone Idai swept through Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe causing devastating floods and affecting hundreds of thousands of people. More rains are expected as rescue teams struggle to reach survivors and bring in aid.

Alfred Schreuder: who is Julian Nagelsmann's replacement at Hoffenheim?

12 hours 39 min ago
Marco Rose? Domenico Tedesco? Or promotion from within? Hoffenheim have taken their time appointing a successor to Julian Nagelsmann and have opted for a relative unknown. So who is Alfred Schreuder?

Opinion: Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro tries to woo Donald Trump

12 hours 59 min ago
Although Jair Bolsonaro and Donald Trump seem to share a similar far-right ideology, neither have much in common when it comes to policymaking. That is great news for the rest of the world, says DW's Astrid Prange.

Roundup cancer case: US jury deals blow to Bayer

13 hours 4 min ago
German chemical giant Bayer may have to pay damages to a California resident who developed cancer after years-long use of the herbicide Roundup. The trial could now determine the settlement of hundreds of similar cases.

Nursultan Nazarbayev: Kazakhstan's strongman makes his exit

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 22:33
Nursultan Nazarbayev was the longest-serving leader in the post-Soviet world. He unexpectedly announced his resignation, without naming a successor, but his exit is not necessarily a surprise.

Statue of Liberty climber who protested migrant family separations gets probation

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 22:19
Therese Okoumou climbed the base of the Statue of Liberty to protest the separation of families at the Mexican border. Prosecutors had asked that she spend one month in prison.

5G networks: Are they dangerous to our health?

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 21:32
Fears surrounding mobile phone use and the possible effects of radiation on the human body are mounting. As Germany begins a new 5G network rollout, DW takes a look at whether this new technology is bad for our health.

Donald Trump praises Jair Bolsonaro, opens door to Brazil's ambitions

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 21:09
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro, described as the "Trump of the Tropics" has received warm praise from the US original, Donald. At a meeting in Washington, the two men announced a new, special relationship.

President Donald Trump praises Jair Bolsonaro, opens door to Brazil's ambitions

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 21:09
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro, described as the "Trump of the Tropics" has received warm praise from President Donald Trump in Washington. The two men announced a new, special relationship.

FIFA official bailed from Bangladeshi court

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 20:22
A court in Bangladesh has granted bail to a FIFA official accused of making derogatory comments about the country's leader. Mahfuza Akhter Kiron had accused the Bangladeshi PM of favoring cricket over football.

Court orders Germany to question US drone strikes

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 20:03
Three Yemeni men have scored a partial success after suing Germany for its alleged role in drone attacks that killed relatives. The plaintiffs want Berlin to stop the US using German territory to relay information.

Renowned Egyptian writer Alaa al-Aswany sued by government for DW articles

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 19:56
Al-Aswany has come under fire for criticizing government corruption and nepotism. At the center of the charges are articles he wrote for DW and his latest novel about the military's role in the el-Sisi administration.

US Republican Congressman Devin Nunes sues Twitter for defamation

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 19:42
Devin Nunes, a Republican congressman for California, is suing Twitter for failing to remove parody accounts. Some of the parody accounts accused him of interfering with investigations into US President Donald Trump.

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