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Iraq: Gunmen attack governorate building in Irbil - 23 Jul 2018 at 7:02am - Three militants stormed the governorate building in the city of Irbil, the normally secure capital of Iraq's northern Kurdish region. The gunmen were eventually killed, but it was unclear if there were other casualties.

Brexit: Jeremy Hunt warns EU of 'no deal by accident' - 23 Jul 2018 at 6:50am - The foreign secretary says the EU must change its Brexit approach as the UK is "not going to blink".

First new malaria treatment in decades receives green light - 23 Jul 2018 at 6:27am - For the first time in more than 60 years there is a new treatment for malaria caused by the P. vivax parasite. Most cases of this type of malaria are found in South America and Southeast Asia.

The Özil affair: A chronology in quotations - 23 Jul 2018 at 6:23am - The photos that Germany players Mesut Özil and Ilkay Gündogan had taken with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan set off a heated debate, culminating with Özil quitting the national team. Here's who said what, when:

Arkady Babchenko: The fake murder - 23 Jul 2018 at 6:22am - Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko on the plot to fake his own assassination.

Pakistan election: Islamist parties benefit from political polarization - 23 Jul 2018 at 6:17am - While local and international media have been focusing on the tug-of-war between former PM Sharif and Pakistan's military, extremist parties are gaining strength in Punjab province. Shamil Shams reports from Lahore.

Ozil steps down from German team - 23 Jul 2018 at 6:07am - Arsenal's Germany midfielder Mesut Ozil quits international football over the "racism and disrespect" he says he has faced because of his Turkish roots.

China investigating steel imports from EU, Japan, S. Korea - 23 Jul 2018 at 5:39am - China has launched an anti-dumping probe into stainless steel products from the EU, Japan, South Korea and Indonesia at a time of growing fears worldwide about escalating trade tensions and their potential fallout.

Germany: Homeless men set on fire at Berlin train station - 23 Jul 2018 at 5:38am - Two homeless men in Berlin sustained serious injuries after an unknown suspect doused them in a liquid and set them on fire. Witnesses reportedly put out the blaze with a fire extinguisher at a nearby snack shop.

Japan heatwave death toll soars amid record temperatures - 23 Jul 2018 at 5:37am - Japan has issued fresh health warnings amid temperatures of 40C (106F) that extremely hot days "are expected to continue until early August." Japan has recorded its highest ever temperature during the deadly heatwave.

Özil receives mixed reactions after quitting Germany over Erdogan controversy - 23 Jul 2018 at 4:51am - Some German MPs called Özil's move a "warning sign" of racism in Germany, while others said it should have come sooner. Turkey praised Özil's decision to quit the team, labeling it a goal against the "virus of fascism"

Ryanair profits hit by higher wage costs - 23 Jul 2018 at 4:44am - The Irish airline is forced to improve its pay as staff take strike action to get a better deal.

Emmanuel Macron orders 'shake-up' after security debacle - 23 Jul 2018 at 3:34am - French President Emmanuel Macron has reportedly ordered an office shake-up amid a scandal surrounding a presidential security aide. The government has been accused of covering up a violent assault.

25 years after the Candelária massacre in Rio de Janeiro - 23 Jul 2018 at 3:00am - The murder of a group of street children in Rio de Janeiro sent shockwaves around the world 25 years ago. The Candelaria massacre showed a side of Brazil that doesn?t make the postcards, but is still a reality today.

Is Erdogan's Turkey on the edge of a crash? - 23 Jul 2018 at 2:44am - The Turkish lira is falling, prices are rising. Experts warn that the Turkish economy is close to collapse, but President Erdogan wants growth at any price ? and even more power. Julia Hahn reports from Istanbul.

Donald Trump lashes out at Iran in all-caps tweet - 23 Jul 2018 at 2:11am - In an escalating war of words with Iran, Trump fired back at Iran's President Rouhani telling him to "NEVER EVER" threaten the US. Rouhani earlier said he could shut down oil shipments if Trump continued provoking Iran.

Meet the mayor of a French World War One 'ghost village' - 23 Jul 2018 at 1:50am - Ten thousand dead soldiers have been lying under Fleury-devant-Douaumont since World War One.

Multiple casualties in downtown Toronto shooting - 23 Jul 2018 at 12:16am - Authorities in Toronto have said a gunman opened fire in the city's Greektown neighborhood, wounding 13 people and killing one. The suspect is also reportedly dead.

Bavarian town votes against building mosque - 22 Jul 2018 at 11:56pm - Citizens in the small Bavarian town of Kaufbeuren voted not to provide public land for a mosque. A local initiative was started by a retired detective and garnered enough votes to stop the negotiations.

German politicians allied against Steve Bannon - 22 Jul 2018 at 11:40pm - Steve Bannon plans to build a right-wing populist think tank in Europe. German lawmakers called the plans by the former adviser to the US president to influence the 2019 European elections "a frontal attack on the EU."

Macron orders staff shake-up over Benalla beating of protester - 22 Jul 2018 at 8:19pm - The French president acts as his ex-aide is charged over a video showing him beating up a protester.

The inside story of the faked murder that fooled the world - 22 Jul 2018 at 7:34pm - Faking a murder: The assassin, the police, the victim and his wife explain how they convinced the world it was real.

Ecuador close to evicting WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange: Greenwald - 22 Jul 2018 at 6:50pm - Ecuadorian authorities are about to expel WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange from their London embassy, investigative journalist Glenn Greenwald reported. Assange was granted asylum in 2012 to avoid extradition to the US.

G20 warns that trade tensions are hindering worldwide growth - 22 Jul 2018 at 5:53pm - At a finance ministers' summit, the group issued a statement calling for dialogue over economy-killing trade disputes. The US reportedly tried to woo the EU and Japan for leverage over China.

Forest fires devastate western Latvia - 22 Jul 2018 at 5:39pm - Extreme heat has made the job difficult for Latvian firefighters, as hundreds of hectares have been scorched in the west of the country. Meteorologists have said that unfavorable conditions will continue for two weeks.

Opinion: Özil's anger justified, now Grindel must face the music - 22 Jul 2018 at 4:42pm - Mesut Özil's photo op with Recep Tayyip Erdogan was ill-advised. But the reaction to it, and his scapegoating by the German FA, is a sad tale of poor management with worrying xenophobic notes, writes DW's Matt Pearson.

In his own words: Why Mesut Özil quit Germany - 22 Jul 2018 at 4:25pm - In quitting the national team, Mesut Özil attacked the German Football Association (DFB), its President Reinhard Grindel, and double standards in Germany's media and society. Here are the key quotes from his statements.

Mesut Özil quits Germany over Erdogan controversy - 22 Jul 2018 at 4:09pm - Footballer Mesut Özil has quit the national team amid the fallout from meeting Turkey's president and Germany's World Cup exit. In a strongly worded statement, Özil said he would "no longer stand for being a scapegoat."

German GP: Lewis Hamilton reflects on 'emotional day' after win and reprimand - 22 Jul 2018 at 3:10pm - Lewis Hamilton says keeping his German Grand Prix win after an investigation capped an "emotional, unbelievable day".

Francesco Molinari wins British Open - 22 Jul 2018 at 3:00pm - In a final game where players traded the lead at various points, it was Francesco Molinari who claimed victory in the end, finishing two shots ahead of his opponents. Tiger Woods fell short of his longed-for comeback.