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Barcelona attack: Government says terror cell dismantled - 19 Aug 2017 at 12:35pm - The regional Catalan government disagrees as the hunt continues for Younes Abouyaaqoub.

Train crash in India's Uttar Pradesh leaves 10 dead - 19 Aug 2017 at 12:26pm - India's woefully underfunded railway system is a death trap, with 15,000 people killed every year. In one of the worst accident of the past year 146 people died in a train derailment.

Africa's governments put pressure on mining groups - 19 Aug 2017 at 12:19pm - Strict laws, high taxes: Africa's governments are looking more closely at foreign mining companies. In future, more locals will benefit from the extraction of raw materials. But the strategies are controversial.

Nigerian President Buhari returns home after medical treatment - 19 Aug 2017 at 12:03pm - Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Nigeria after more than three months in London for medical treatment. His absence has caused tension and uncertainty at home.

Neo-Nazi marchers in Berlin matched by counter-protestors - 19 Aug 2017 at 11:50am - Hundreds of far-right extremists were met by hundreds of anti-Nazi demonstrators at a planned rally in Berlin. The group of neo-Nazis hoped to mark the death of Hilter's deputy Rudolf Hess.

Barcelona attack: What is the mood? - 19 Aug 2017 at 11:01am - The BBC witnesses defiance and grief, but also anger and panic after a van attack killed 14 people.

Trumps to skip Kennedy Center arts awards - 19 Aug 2017 at 11:00am - The White House released a stement saying the first couple didn't want to pose a political distraction to the event. Trump infuriated many in the entertainment world when he announced plans to slash funding for the arts.

Guest opinion: Humanitarian helpers in danger in Mediterranean - 19 Aug 2017 at 10:38am - Civilian sea rescuers have been threatened with weapons while trying to help refugees. World Humanitarian Day is particularly difficult to mark this year, writes Volker Westerbarkey from Doctors Without Borders.

Spain detains German author Dogan Akhanli on Turkish warrant - 19 Aug 2017 at 10:22am - Cologne-based author Dogan Akhanli has been detained in Spain after Turkey issued an Interpol arrest warrant. The charges remain unclear. German officials have decried the move as politically motivated.

Finland killings: Knifeman 'targeted women in Turku terror attack' - 19 Aug 2017 at 9:34am - Police cite a terrorist attack as an 18-year-old Moroccan is held over Friday's double killing.

Russia knife attacker wounds seven in Surgut - 19 Aug 2017 at 9:33am - The man stabbed people apparently at random in the city of Surgut before being shot dead by police.

Bundesliga Live: BVB in Wolfsburg, Julian Nagelsmann at home - 19 Aug 2017 at 8:47am - Borussia Dortmund travel to Wolfsburg, Julian Nagelsmann's Hoffenheim host Werder Bremen and later, Schalke host RB Leipzig. Live updates from Bundesliga Matchday 1.

Ankara mayor slams German Green party leader for 'treachery' - 19 Aug 2017 at 7:39am - Mayor Melih Gokcek has accused German politician Cem Ízdemir of being an "Armenian servant" and traitor. Ízdemir, the son of Turkish immigrants, has been highly critical of the government in Ankara.

Band halts gig after fan is groped - 19 Aug 2017 at 7:35am - The Architects interrupt a gig in Amsterdam because the lead singer claims he sees a fan being groped.

Australia's gay marriage debate goes to the vote - 19 Aug 2017 at 6:09am - Australia will hold a non-binding postal vote on same sex-marriage in September. The vote is the end-of-the-line compromise from a tired prime minister to a people sick of the debate, as Helen Clark reports from Perth.

'Pakistan's Mother Theresa' given state funeral in Karachi - 19 Aug 2017 at 5:03am - German nun Ruth Pfau established over 150 medical centers dedicated to leprosy and tuberculosis throughout Pakistan. State funerals are usually reserved for soldiers or heads of state.

Frontex-Director Fabrice Leggeri: 'Border control itself is not a panacea' - 19 Aug 2017 at 4:50am - Rescue operations are "the obligation of all those who are at sea," says the EU's border control boss. In a DW interview, he describes the huge challenges the EU faces in a situation that means life or death every day.

Finland police investigating stabbing spree as terrorism - 19 Aug 2017 at 4:41am - Police have identified the knife-wielding attacker who killed two people as an 18-year-old Moroccan. The terrorism investigation comes as Europe is on high alert following twin attacks in Spain.

Special Envoy Georg Milbradt: Ukraine has achieved major success - 19 Aug 2017 at 3:59am - Decentralization in Ukraine after the 2014 revolution was the right step to take, says German Special Envoy Georg Milbradt in an interview with DW. Now, citizens have more influence on their country?s political system.

Slovakia eyes kingpin Visegrad role amid EU tensions - 19 Aug 2017 at 2:57am - The Visegrad Four have been at odds with the EU over the bloc's values. But Slovakia and the Czech Republic are more moderate than Hungary and Poland and could help calm the waters. Tim Gosling reports from Prague.

Lebanon announces new 'Islamic State' offensive - 19 Aug 2017 at 2:51am - Beirut has begun strikes against "Islamic State" positions near its border with Syria. The move is a precarious one, as it places the US-backed army tenuously on the same side as Hezbollah and Bashar al-Assad.

What we know so far - 19 Aug 2017 at 1:50am - Here's what we know after two attacks in Spain's Catalonia region.

Barcelona attacks: Police in cross-border hunt for suspect - 19 Aug 2017 at 1:26am - Police are still searching for a key suspect behind terror attacks in Catalonia that killed 14 people and injured scores. Investigators say a terror cell had planned a larger attack involving homemade bombs.

'Lego emergency': Italian cancer hospital flooded with toys - 18 Aug 2017 at 11:18pm - A pediatric cancer association made a plea to the world to help children "pass the time and allow the spirit to travel." Days later, hundreds of boxes of Legos arrived at the hospital, making kids' dreams come true.

Woman raped by Roman Polanski asks for 'mercy' to end case - 18 Aug 2017 at 9:43pm - A Los Angeles court rejects a plea by a woman raped by the director to dismiss the 40-year-old case.

US judge rejects Roman Polanski victim's bid to close case - 18 Aug 2017 at 8:18pm - A US judge has dismissed a plea by a woman raped as a teenager by director Roman Polanski to close the 40-year-old case. The 84-year-old filmmaker fled the US in 1978 to avoid a lengthy jail term.

Germans and drugs: marijuana use grows among teenagers - 18 Aug 2017 at 7:21pm - A "cannabis lobby" is pushing for marijuana to be legalized in Germany, according to a German lawmaker who presented the annual report on drugs. The conservative Marlene Mortler urged more help for children of addicts.

US launches China trade secret probe - 18 Aug 2017 at 7:05pm - The top US trade negotiator has described China's industrial policies as a "very serious problem." US President Donald Trump has accused China of cheating the US economy out of "hundreds of billions of dollars."

Questions remain for Ancelotti and Bayern despite opening day win - 18 Aug 2017 at 6:19pm - Bayern Munich's new signings delivered on Friday night as the champions got their season off to a winning start. But there are bigger issues at stake behind the scenes on Sńbener Stra▀e.

Finland stabbings: We won't give in, says eyewitness - 18 Aug 2017 at 4:06pm - Hear the defiant message of Anttoni Numminen, who was in a bar close to the attack in the city of Turku.