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Bundesliga: TV rights auction suspended after DAZN complaint

5 hours 31 min ago
The German Football League (DFL) has suspended its bidding process for the sale of the Bundesliga's domestic broadcast rights following a complaint from a bidder of unfair treatment.

Ukraine updates: EU hosts conference to boost economic ties

6 hours 43 min ago
The EU is organizing a summit on Ukraine's future, marking another step in Kyiv's economic and political integration with Europe. DW has the latest.

Croatia: Ruling conservatives win elections without majority

8 hours 6 min ago
Croatia's ruling HDZ conservative party won the most seats but fell short of a parliamentary majority needed to rule without forming a coalition with other parties. HDZ will likely need support from far-right groups.

Georgia: Lawmakers pass 'foreign agent' law in first reading

10 hours 33 min ago
Georgia’s parliament approved the first reading of a bill on “foreign agents” that has provoked large street protests. Critics say the law would damage Georgia's long-sought prospects of joining the European Union.

EU plans sanctions, urges calm after Iran strikes Israel

12 hours 12 min ago
The bloc seems poised to widen existing punitive measures on Iranian drone production, but branding Iran's Revolutionary Guards a terrorist organization in the EU is more divisive. Most eyes are on the US.

EU plans sanctions, urges calm after Tehran strikes Israel

12 hours 12 min ago
The bloc seems poised to widen existing punitive measures on Iranian drone production, but branding the IRGC security force a terrorist organization in the EU is more divisive. Most eyes are on Washington.

EU summit updates: Leaders agree to expand sanctions on Iran

Wed, 04/17/2024 - 22:53
The 27 EU leaders agreed to widen the scope of sanctions on Iran, specifically targeting its drone and missile producers, at the end of day 1 of the summit.

EU summit updates: Leaders announce new sanctions on Iran

Wed, 04/17/2024 - 22:53
The 27 EU leaders have met to discuss foreign policy at the start of their two-day summit in Brussels. They announced new sanctions on Iran, targeting its drone and missile production at the end of day 1.

Climate change to wreck global income by 2050, study shows

Wed, 04/17/2024 - 22:48
Researchers in Germany estimate that climate change will shrink global GDP at least 20% by 2050. Scientists said that figure would worsen if countries fail to meet emissions-cutting targets.

Countdown to the Paris Olympics begins

Wed, 04/17/2024 - 21:29
The Olympic flame has been lit and there are 100 days left before Paris 2024 kicks off in the French capital. At a time of global crisis, security will be a top priority.

Middle East updates: EU and G7 discuss Iran response

Wed, 04/17/2024 - 21:04
EU leaders gather in Brussels, G7 foreign ministers head for Capri, and the UN schedules a vote on full Palestinian membership. The world’s still scrambling to react to tension between Israel and Iran. DW has more.

German intel officer denies spying for Russia

Wed, 04/17/2024 - 20:39
The former intelligence agent claimed prosecutors had it backward — he was not spying for Moscow but recruiting a Russian source to help Berlin. Carsten L. had refrained from commenting on his case until now.

Ukraine's Romani people face discrimination in Germany

Wed, 04/17/2024 - 20:02
Fleeing from war, the experience of Romani people in Germany differs to that of other Ukrainians. They often encounter racism instead of help.

Ukrainian Romani people are facing discrimination in Germany

Wed, 04/17/2024 - 20:02
Fleeing from war, Romani people in Germany often encounter racism instead of help. The Reporting and Information Center on Antiziganism (MIA) is now calling for action to be taken.

Paris police evict hundreds of migrants ahead of Olympics

Wed, 04/17/2024 - 18:50
The move to empty a migrant camp is the latest effort to get migrants out of public view before the global spotlight is trained upon Paris this summer. Rights groups fear the evicted will be left even more vulnerable.

Germany: Far-right leader on trial for using Nazi slogan

Wed, 04/17/2024 - 18:12
Björn Höcke, a leading member of the far-right Alternative für Germany party (AfD) is to stand trial charged for using a banned Nazi slogan. The radical politician has been rallying support with revisionist comments.

How microbes could help catch murder suspects

Wed, 04/17/2024 - 18:02
Pathologists are hoping to soon be able to use bacterial colonies found at crime scenes to crack hard cases.

How European trash illegally ends up in Southeast Asia

Wed, 04/17/2024 - 16:09
The illegal waste trade from Europe to Southeast Asia has emerged as a highly profitable, low-risk criminal enterprise with a major impact on the environment, economy, and human health.

German minister kidnap plot: Sixth suspect charged

Wed, 04/17/2024 - 16:04
German prosecutors have said they have charged a 61-year-old man over a far-right plot to kidnap the health minister. The plotters from the group "United Patriots" also allegedly aimed to overthrow the entire government.

EU summit updates: Leaders to discuss Middle East, Ukraine

Wed, 04/17/2024 - 15:56
The 27 EU leaders are set to discuss foreign policy at the start of their two-day summit in Brussels. Tensions in the Middle East and the ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine will be on the agenda. DW has more.

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