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Chancellor Angela Merkel slams Saudi's Khashoggi explanation as 'insufficient' - 20 Oct 2018 at 1:23pm - Saudi Arabia should provide "transparency" regarding the circumstances of Jamal Khashoggi's death, Chancellor Angela Merkel said. Separately, Turkey pledged not to allow a cover-up in the Khashoggi case.
Cameroon?s 'senseless spiral of violence' - 20 Oct 2018 at 1:20pm - Sectarian violence is escalating in Cameroon, where an aspiring priest has been shot dead by soldiers in front of his church and the archbishop is demanding an end to the violence. Adrian Kriesch reports from Bamenda.
Khashoggi killing: Turkey vows to reveal 'truth' on Saudi critic's death - 20 Oct 2018 at 1:06pm - Turkey's threat comes as Saudi admits for the first time the journalist was killed - in a fistfight.
Italy sends police to French border after alleged migrants returned - 20 Oct 2018 at 1:06pm - Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said the time for joking around was over. French officials said the procedure of returning asylum-seekers was routine, but Salvini demanded answers from French President Emmanuel Macron.
Bundesliga: Bayern Munich beat Wolfsburg to end poor run - 20 Oct 2018 at 11:50am - A brace from Robebrt Lewandowski and a nerve-settler from James Rodriguez secured Bayern's first win for a month. The champions weren't at their best but did more than enough despite being reduced to 10 men.
EU spells out Italy budget plan concerns - 20 Oct 2018 at 11:31am - The EU's budget chief has called for a row over Italy's draft budget to be resolved calmly. Rome's plans to flout eurozone budget discipline rules pushed Moody's to downgrade the country's credit rating.
Mozambique shaken after string of mysterious murders, crime spree - 20 Oct 2018 at 11:09am - Since October 2017, the country's Cabo Delgado province has been plagued by a series of anonymous attacks that have left 90 people dead. Suspects are in custody, but what is known about the perpetrators remains murky.
Hondurans fleeing poverty, violence: 'There is no other option' - 20 Oct 2018 at 10:11am - Despite numerous obstacles and no guarantees of success, thousands of Honduran men and women escaping grinding poverty and violence at home have set off on foot for the US in search of a better life.
Thousands in London march for vote on Brexit terms - 20 Oct 2018 at 9:07am - Organizers claimed 700,000 turned out in London, calling for a vote on the terms of the Brexit deal. Prime Minister Theresa May has repeatedly ruled out another referendum.
Kosovo votes to establish national army - 20 Oct 2018 at 9:05am - Kosovo's lawmakers have moved to create a national army in a vote boycotted by the parliament's Serb minority lawmakers. Serbian president Aleksandar Vucic said the move could lead to "tragic consequences."
India: Scores dead as train plows into revelers at religious festival - 20 Oct 2018 at 6:30am - A speeding train has run over a crowd of revelers celebrating the Hindu Dussehra festival in the Indian state of Punjab. Some 60 people died in the accident, making it India's worst train disaster this year.
Why legalize cannabis, when we could promote coffee and tea rooms? - 20 Oct 2018 at 6:13am - South Africa?s legalization of cannabis might trigger trafficking and abuse in the Southern African Development Community (SADC), writes Tanzanian columnist Anaclet Rwegayura. Tanzania is a SADC founding member.
Taiwan's independence rally draws thousands, irks China - 20 Oct 2018 at 6:04am - The first large-scale pro-independence rally in a generation has brought thousands of people onto the streets of Taipei. China has recently strengthened its determination to bring the self-ruled island under its control.
Afghanistan election: Multiple blasts reported at Kabul polling stations - 20 Oct 2018 at 4:21am - Casualties are mounting in Afghanistan as blasts and suspected Taliban rocket fire target polling stations in the long-delayed parliamentary vote. Authorities face outrage over poor organization and technical glitches.
German professor goes to court to challenge ?2,250 library book fine - 20 Oct 2018 at 3:09am - The psychology professor's lawyer has told a judge that the fine, for the late return of 50 books, was extortionate. She is facing a fine of ?1,000 and a further ?1,250 in admin fees after missing a deadline by 40 days.
Blasphemy, Stephen Fry and referendum in Ireland - 20 Oct 2018 at 1:30am - Ireland decides whether it should remove the criminal offence of blasphemy from the constitution.
Africa's youngest billionaire returns home after kidnapping: company - 19 Oct 2018 at 11:34pm - Mohammed Dewji, the CEO of the METL Group and Africa's youngest billionaire, has returned home safely, the family company he runs has announced. Dewji was abducted outside a luxury hotel in Tanzania.
Afghanistan violence raises uncertainty over elections, Kandahar vote delayed - 19 Oct 2018 at 10:38pm - Security has been stepped up as polling begins in Afghanistan's parliamentary election. Germany's special envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan tells DW he's still optimistic about the country's future.
Brazil court to probe allegations Jair Bolsonaro financed WhatsApp misinforma... - 19 Oct 2018 at 10:05pm - Brazil's electoral court has said it will investigate whether election front-runner Jair Bolsonaro backed misinformation campaigns on WhatsApp. The messaging app has played an outsized political role in this year's vote.
Blast-off for BepiColombo on mission to Mercury - 19 Oct 2018 at 9:57pm - Europe and Japan celebrate the successful launch of a quest to visit the closest planet to the Sun.
Piece of the moon sells for $600,000 at auction - 19 Oct 2018 at 9:33pm - A piece of the moon sold at auction will now be on display at the Tam Chuc Pagoda Complex in Vietnam. The meteorite was blasted off the moon and traveled 384,400 kilometers to Earth.
Thousands of Central American migrants in caravan storm Mexico's southern border - 19 Oct 2018 at 8:25pm - Thousands of migrants have attempted to break through the Guatemala-Mexico border. US President Donald Trump has demanded that Mexico halt the caravans of migrants before they reach the US border.
Why do people think this 'manspreading' video is a Kremlin hoax? - 19 Oct 2018 at 8:19pm - There are reasons why some suspect that the Russian state was behind a viral video.
Brexit EU summit: The week the talks got stuck in spinach - 19 Oct 2018 at 7:43pm - This was to be the EU summit when a deal came into view. But that was not how it turned out.
Macedonian lawmakers back North Macedonia name change - 19 Oct 2018 at 5:27pm - Macedonian parliamentarians have voted in favor of starting the process to change the country's name to North Macedonia. The name change would clear the path for the country's entry into NATO and possibly the EU.
Luka Jovic reminds Eintracht Frankfurt of his quality and potential - 19 Oct 2018 at 5:15pm - Eintracht Frankfurt scored seven goals against Fortuna Düsseldorf in matchday eight's opener in the Bundesliga, but the game was less about the scoreline and more about the man who scored five of the seven.
Russian woman charged with attempted US election meddling - 19 Oct 2018 at 5:07pm - The St Petersburg woman is the first to be charged with interfering in the US mid-terms elections.
UK grooming gang jailed for sexual abuse of young girls - 19 Oct 2018 at 3:36pm - Twenty men from the English town of Huddersfield have been jailed for raping young girls between 2004 and 2011. The cases are the latest in a series of prosecutions of child sexual exploitation in England's north.
Switzerland, Victorinox settle Swiss Army perfume dispute - 19 Oct 2018 at 3:23pm - Who owns the "Swiss Army" brand? According to Switzerland, its military does. After a contentious battle with Victorinox, the makers of the world-famous pocketknives, the two sides have reached an agreement.
Rockslide in French Alps forces villagers to hire helicopter - 19 Oct 2018 at 2:06pm - With their only road destroyed, fuel, food and cars are airlifted in to the cut off residents.