Europe Edition

» Auto updated continuously

• Source limited to: Deutsche Welle

 2022-06-15 15:51 

Deutsche Welle

Monkeypox: Stigma undermines response, WHO says...

A cluster of monkeypox cases have been detected among men who have sex with men (MSM), but the disease can spread among any group of people in close contact, say WHO officials....

 2022-06-15 15:43 

Deutsche Welle

How Africa could earn billions in unpaid taxes...

Tax revenues could make a vital contribution to the development of African countries. But the untapped informal sector, also known as the shadow economy, and inadequately collected financial flows stand in the way....

 2022-06-15 15:43 

Deutsche Welle

Africa could earn billions in unpaid taxes...

Tax revenues could make a vital contribution to the development of African countries. But the untapped informal sector, also known as the shadow economy, and inadequate collection of taxes stand in the way....

 2022-06-15 14:44 

Deutsche Welle

Saudi Arabia cracks down on rainbow-colored toys — report...

The move is the latest attempt by the Saudi government to censor what it sees as LGBTQ references in the conservative country. State-run Al-Ekhbariya television said rainbow-colored materials send a "poisoned message."...

 2022-06-15 14:29 

Deutsche Welle

Remembering vibrant daily life in Syria before the war...

"Syria — Against Forgetting," at Cologne's Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum, focuses on Syria's artistic and cultural heritage and pays tribute to the country before the conflict....

 2022-06-15 14:05 

Deutsche Welle

Gazprom to further cut gas supplies to Germany via Nord Stream...

The Russian energy giant said it was cutting supply volumes to Germany through the Nord Stream pipeline by roughly another third, after an initial reduction on Tuesday....

 2022-06-15 13:52 

Deutsche Welle

Pakistan: Germany recalls diplomat after sexual harassment allegations...

A top German diplomat was accused of groping a woman at an LGBTQ event in Karachi. But Germany's Foreign Ministry says it found "no evidence of sexual harassment." DW investigates....

 2022-06-15 13:42 

Deutsche Welle

EU signs gas deal with Egypt and Israel to curb dependence on Russia...

"What a special moment," European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen said after signing the gas memorandum. Europe is looking for alternate sources of energy since Russia's invasion of Ukraine....

 2022-06-15 12:56 

Deutsche Welle

Opinion: Ryanair's insensitive Afrikaans flyby...

As South Africans prepare to commemorate the 1976 Soweto Uprising, Ryanair's U-turn on making South Africans take tests in Afrikaans to prove their nationality comes far too late. Cai Nebe explores why....

 2022-06-15 11:38 

Deutsche Welle

Google's 'sentient' AI: From films to reality?...

A Google engineer's claim that the company's AI has become sentient has sparked backlash and fascination. Robots becoming people is a popular theme in movies and TV, from "2001: A Space Odyssey" to "Westworld."...

 2022-06-15 11:30 

Deutsche Welle

NATO defense ministers to discuss Russian security threat...

Heads of NATO defense are meeting ahead of the alliance's summit in Madrid later in June. NATO Chief Jens Stoltenberg said the Ukraine war posed the "biggest threat to Euro-Atlantic security in decades."...

 2022-06-15 10:39 

Deutsche Welle

UK deportations to Rwanda: What you need to know...

The British government signed an agreement with Rwanda to deport its asylum-seekers to the East African nation. DW explores the UKs controversial policy....

 2022-06-15 10:06 

Deutsche Welle

South Korea: Why is Seoul's population declining?...

Millions of people are moving out of the South Korean capital in search of better quality of life, while changes in the corporate world sees business districts fade in importance...

 2022-06-15 09:48 

Deutsche Welle

Ukraine: Russia controls 'majority' of Sievierodonetsk — live updates...

According to a UK intelligence report, Russian forces are now in control of most of the key eastern Ukrainian city, where they have caused "extensive collateral damage." Follow DW for the latest....

 2022-06-15 09:46 

Deutsche Welle

Leroy Sane: What now for Bayern Munich and Germany star?...

Germany and Bayern Munich winger Leroy Sane ended his season for both club and country still looking for a return to top form. After missing the cut for a major tournament before, he's in danger of doing so again....

 2022-06-15 09:39 

Deutsche Welle

JUST IN — EU launches legal action against UK over changes to post-Brexit Northern Ireland agreement...

The EU has started a legal challenge against London, as the UK attempts to overhaul the Northern Ireland Protocol. The trade deal is a key part of the Brexit agreement....

 2022-06-15 09:33 

Deutsche Welle

Taiwan: Has the risk of war increased following new China warnings?...

Defense officials from China and the US are again exchanging heated rhetoric over Taiwan. However, security experts say the status-quo has not changed....

 2022-06-15 09:28 

Deutsche Welle

German president in Singapore: Promoting free trade and international law...

Disrupted supply chains, skyrocketing food prices: Singapore is feeling the consequences of the pandemic and the Ukraine war. President Frank-Walter Steinmeier is seeking partners in Asia....

 2022-06-15 08:35 

Deutsche Welle

Germany: Top court rules against ex-Chancellor Merkel in AfD spat...

The far-right AfD party had sued the former chancellor over remarks they claimed interfered with their right to fair political competition in a 2020 regional election....

 2022-06-15 08:15 

Deutsche Welle

Swiss airspace reopens after computer glitch grounds flights...

A "major computer failure" led to the suspension of Swiss airspace. The air navigation service provider says an unknown tech malfunction, which grounded outbound flights and prompted arrivals to be rerouted....

 2022-06-15 07:24 

Deutsche Welle

US abortion rate rises for the first time in 30 years: report...

A study by an abortion rights group found that 1 in 5 pregancies in the US ended in abortion in 2020. The news comes as the US Supreme Court looks likely to strike down Roe v. Wade....

 2022-06-15 07:01 

Deutsche Welle

World misses the mark on green COVID recovery...

Despite government promises of a green COVID recovery, a new report says the world missed a "historic chance" to boost clean energy....

 2022-06-15 06:57 

Deutsche Welle

Despite being outlawed, cluster bombs continue to maim and kill civilians...

Like landmines, widely-banned cluster munitions often pose a deadly threat years after being deployed. The victims are usually civilians, as was the case in a suspected Russian cluster bomb attack in northeast Ukraine....

 2022-06-15 06:51 

Deutsche Welle

Brazil: Police make second arrest in connection with missing pair in Amazon...

Brazilian police arrested a fisherman, who is the brother of the prime suspect, in the case of the disappearance of Bruno Pereira and Dom Philips. The search for the two is still ongoing....

 2022-06-15 06:21 

Deutsche Welle

Eden Project: A Rainforest in Europe...

Tropical feelings arise in this covered green space in England. With the largest rainforest in Europe the Eden Project shows visitors the beauty of this special biotope. Part 2 of our series "Extreme Places"....

 2022-06-15 04:55 

Deutsche Welle

Why the US can't get the Middle East to support it on Ukraine...

The US and EU would like Saudi Arabia to pump more oil and the UAE to stop hiding Russian oligarchs' superyachts and assets. But they won't — even though the US is still the dominant military power in the region....

 2022-06-14 22:39 

Deutsche Welle

NATO says Ukraine needs more weapons due to Russia's 'brutal invasion' — live updates...

Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says NATO members must do more to help Ukraine. Meanwhile, President Zelenskyy says the outcome of fighting in the Donbas will indicate the course of the war. DW has the latest....

 2022-06-14 21:31 

Deutsche Welle

UK cancels first deportation flight to Rwanda...

The first deportation from the UK to Rwanda has been grounded after a European Court of Human Rights ruling....

 2022-06-14 20:42 

Deutsche Welle

Germany hammer Italy in Nations League...

Germany ended a grueling run of four Nations League games in 10 days with a 5-2 thrashing of European Champions, Italy. Though the scoreline was impressive, Hansi Flick's side have work to do before the World Cup....

 2022-06-14 19:42 

Deutsche Welle

Canada and Denmark to settle dispute over uninhabited Arctic island...

The two countries agreed to divide a small, 1.2 square-kilometer (0.75 square-mile) uninhabited island. The agreement ends an obscure, nearly 50-year-long dispute between the two NATO allies....

 2022-06-14 19:42 

Deutsche Welle

Canada and Denmark settle dispute over uninhabited Arctic island...

The two countries agreed to divide a small, 1.2 square-kilometer (0.75 square-mile) uninhabited island. The agreement ends an obscure, nearly 50-year-long dispute between the two NATO allies....

 2022-06-14 18:50 

Deutsche Welle

Burkina Faso: Soldiers find 79 bodies after deadly insurgent attack...

An attack on a village in the West African country has left at least 79 people dead. A violent insurgency has been ravaging Burkina Faso for almost seven years....

 2022-06-14 17:39 

Deutsche Welle

Rwanda vows to resettle UK migrants amid criticisms...

The United Kingdom is set to deport an unspecified number of refugees to Rwanda under a partnership deal after being given a green light by the British judiciary. Rwandans are watching the proceedings with skepticism....

 2022-06-14 17:39 

Deutsche Welle

Rwanda vows to resettle UK migrants despite criticism...

The United Kingdom is set to deport an unspecified number of refugees to Rwanda under a partnership deal after being given a green light by the British judiciary. Rwandans are watching the proceedings with skepticism....

 2022-06-14 17:39 

Deutsche Welle

Rwanda vows to resettle UK asylum-seekers despite criticism...

The UK is set to deport an unspecified number of migrants of various nationalities to Rwanda, in a controversial deal that was given the green light by British courts. Rwandans are watching events unfold with skepticism....

 2022-06-14 17:27 

Deutsche Welle

Russia: Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny moved to undisclosed site...

Navalny's lawyer went to visit him in prison, but was told by guards that "there is no such convict here." Russian authorities have not said where they have taken the opposition leader....

 2022-06-14 17:02 

Deutsche Welle

US President Joe Biden set to visit Saudi Arabia and Israel...

Joe Biden is set to travel to Israel on July 13 before heading to the occupied West Bank and Saudi Arabia. The trip's announcement comes despite pledges to side-line the "pariah" Saudi state....

 2022-06-14 16:54 

Deutsche Welle

Korean pop band BTS going on 'hiatus' to launch solo careers...

The mega K-pop group BTS has announced that the group will be on "hiatus." The reason given is band members hope to launch solo careers....

 2022-06-14 16:20 

Deutsche Welle

What is a supermoon?...

Supermoons are a rare a chance to get close to the moon and see it bigger and brighter with your own eyes....

 2022-06-14 15:50 

Deutsche Welle

Russia blacklists UK journalists over Ukraine coverage — live updates...

Several prominent journalists working for British news outlets have been banned entry to Russia over what Moscow describes as "one-sided" coverage on Ukraine. DW has the latest....

 2022-06-14 15:41 

Deutsche Welle

Anti-war stance in Russia leads to denunciations and arrests...

In Russia, critics of the war in Ukraine are increasingly being reported to the police. DW spoke with Russians who have been betrayed by their own relatives, friends, colleagues and neighbors....

 2022-06-14 15:39 

Deutsche Welle

Ecuador arrests top Indigenous protest leader...

Ecuadorean police say they have detained Indigenous leader Leonidas Iza for "suspected offenses." The arrest came as he spearheaded nationwide protests against high fuel prices and rising living costs....

 2022-06-14 15:24 

Deutsche Welle

UK prepares to deport first asylum seekers to Rwanda...

Following a failed appeal, the first plane of deportees is set to leave for Rwanda. The country's poor track record for human rights raises questions about its ability to host new arrivals....

 2022-06-14 15:24 

Deutsche Welle

UK prepares to deport first asylum-seekers to Rwanda amid legal challenges...

A successful appeal at the European Court of Human Rights could complicate the first deportation flight of asylum seekers to Rwanda....

 2022-06-14 15:09 

Deutsche Welle

Germany to protect Gazprom Germania from insolvency with up to 10 billion loan...

The German subsidiary of the Russian gas giant was placed into temporary administration in April....

 2022-06-14 13:32 

Deutsche Welle

Will Erling Haaland's exit mark the start of a new era at Borussia Dortmund?...

Borussia Dortmund have a reputation for turning a profit on rising stars, the latest being Erling Haaland. But after years of holding stepping-stone status, new management appears to be prioritizing progress over profit....

 2022-06-14 12:14 

Deutsche Welle

FDP: Germany's coalition naysayers...

The FDP has become the bugbear in Chancellor Scholz's government: Whether it's nuclear power, COVID, public debt, or speed limits, the smallest coalition party does not see eye to eye with its center-left partners....

 2022-06-14 12:13 

Deutsche Welle

Ukraine: Music as a refuge from war...

Ukrainian opera singer Sergiy Anastasyev, who had to flee the war in his home country, now lives in Bonn, Germany. He talked to DW about how singing has become a therapy for him, and how he longs to return to Ukraine....

 2022-06-14 12:06 

Deutsche Welle

European rights court rules against Russia's foreign agent law...

Russia uses the "foreign agent" label to mark NGOs and news outlets which receive funding and support from abroad. But activists say the law is routinely used to silence opposition to Russian President Vladimir Putin....

 2022-06-14 11:52 

Deutsche Welle

Iran: Over 130 injured in factory gas leak...

Scores of Iranians had to be treated in local hospitals for inhaling nitrogen gas, which local officials said was not highly dangerous. But the latest incident follows a string of disasters....

  • Need an account?  
    or