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Former SS camp guard Jakiv Palij deported to Germany from US

Former SS camp guard Jakiv Palij has landed in Düsseldorf, 14 years after his deportation order was signed in the US. But whether he faces trial in Germany remains far from clear.

Germany: Small arms exports down, light weapons up

The German government has approved less small arms exports during the first six months of 2018 compared to last year. But critics have cast doubt on the decrease, saying light weapons sales have grown

Schalke: A band of 27 brothers and captains

Schalke's rebuilding process is far from over. Heading into his second season in charge, head coach Domenico Tedesco and his men are set to face the challenge of competing on three fronts.

Strong women and Childish Gambino dominate the MTV Video Music Awards

While the hard-hitting video "This Is America" about police brutality won three awards, many top nods went to female artists. And Madonna's tribute to the late Aretha Franklin was slammed online for

Workers in former East German states work more, for less

It’s 28 years since the former countries of East and West Germany were reunited as one, but there are still differences in the amount of hours workers there log, according to new data.

Several rockets fired at the presidential palace in Kabul

As Afghan President Ashraf Ghani delivered his Eid al-Adha message, militants launched several rockets into the diplomatic zone, near the presidential palace. Police officials said no one was hurt.

Jailed Ukrainian director Oleg Sentsov 'will not die in silence'

Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov has reached 100 days into his hunger strike. The chair of the European Film Academy, Agnieszka Holland, talked to DW about his sacrifice in solidarity with other

DW Health News: Cycling to work will improve your health in more ways than one

Do you know just how healthy cycling to work is? Or that women get more migraines than men? And that coffee doesn't help weight loss? DW brings you this week's health news, all in one handy guide!

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull survives leadership vote

After weeks of speculation and falling polls, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull declared the leadership open. It came after he ditched Australia's emissions targets in what was seen an

Trump criticizes Federal Reserve again

Since becoming US president, Donald Trump has not been shy to dispense with convention. Criticizing the Federal Reserve is one such area he has crossed into, particularly when it comes to the raising

Donald Trump fears 'perjury trap' in Russia probe

In a broad interview, the US president has said he doesn't trust the impartiality of those investigating him. A fervent critic of Mueller's probe into Russian meddling, Trump has said he "could run it

Pope vows no more sexual abuse cover-ups

Pope Francis has appealed to Catholics around the world to help root out the scourge of child sexual abuse. In an unprecedented letter, he begged victims for forgiveness and vowed there would be no

Germany poised to set world's largest trade surplus

Germany is on track to record the world's largest trade surplus for a third consecutive year. The country's $299 billion surplus is poised to attract criticism, however, both at home and

Earth's magnetic poles can flip faster than first thought

Earth's magnetic poles can flip sooner and faster than first thought. This could have a major bearing on satellites orbiting the Earth.

Two Iranians indicted in US on spying charges

The US Justice Department has indicted two Iranian men on spying charges. They were arrested earlier this month for the surveillance of a Jewish facility and gathering information on an Iranian

Germany poised to set world's largest current account surplus

Germany is on track to record the world's largest current account surplus for a third consecutive year. The country's $299 billion surplus is poised to attract criticism, however, both at home and

Eagles hits album overtakes Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' in US all-time sales

The Eagles' greatest hits album has surpassed the late Michael Jackson's "Thriller" as the best-selling album of all-time in the US. The country-rock band has sold more than 150 million albums and

French energy giant Total officially pulls out of Iran

France's Total had signed up last year to a $4.8 billion Iranian gas field project. However, it was forced to backtrack after the US threatened to impose penalties on any business found still doing

Brazil's army leads police in operation against drug gangs in Rio slums

Brazil's army has been given command of police by the president in the violence-wracked state of Rio de Janeiro. Human rights groups expressed concern about unacceptable killings.

German Cup: Reus strikes at the death as Dortmund win dramatic duel in Fürth

Dortmund's new era under Lucien Favre started with a wobble, as they struggled to get past second-tier Greuther Fürth in the German Cup. Marco Reus saved Dortmund's blushes in a come-from-behind 2-1