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NGOs deny Italian lawyer's accusation of aiding traffickers - 28 Mar 2017 at 7:39am - An Italian prosecutor said he suspected NGOs operating migrant rescue ships on the Mediterranean of colluding with people smugglers. The NGOs told DW that officials were trying to bypass the actual problem.
Le Pen eyes stable post-euro franc - 28 Mar 2017 at 7:35am - French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has made her wish to withdraw from the euro currency a central theme of her recent speeches. She told business leaders not to be afraid of returning to the franc.
IS herds civilians into booby-trapped buildings, says UN - 28 Mar 2017 at 7:26am - The UN accused the group of trying to maximize harm to civilians in Mosul, saying the coalition needed to be careful. A German political leader condemned the coalition's "rambo mentality" in Mosul.
Turkey 'spied on pro-Gulen opponents' in Germany - 28 Mar 2017 at 7:09am - Hundreds of people suspected of backing a US-based cleric are being watched, reports say.
Paris clashes after French police kill Chinese man - 28 Mar 2017 at 6:28am - Police say they were attacked by the Chinese national, but his family says he did not injure anyone.
Refugee language programs 'wasteful,' say German auditors - 28 Mar 2017 at 6:04am - In an internal government showdown, the German National Audit Office has accused the Federal Labor Agency of wasting money. The labor office countered the critique, saying it was based on an impossibly short timeframe.
Indian mob beats African students near Dehli following drug death - 28 Mar 2017 at 5:59am - A Nigerian student pleaded with the foreign minister to intervene, saying it was a "life-threatening situation." Hundreds of people started attacking African students, alleging they were linked to the drug trade.
Police investigating 'human waste in Coca Cola cans' - 28 Mar 2017 at 5:45am - Police are investigating after what appeared to be human waste was found in cans at a Coca Cola factory.
Tesco handed fine for accounting fraud - 28 Mar 2017 at 5:36am - Britain's largest retailer, Tesco, has agreed to pay a hefty fine plus compensation to settle an investigation into a 2014 accounting fraud. The company said it sought to restore trust in its business and brand.
5 books for spring - 28 Mar 2017 at 5:26am - As temperatures rise and the reading chair on the balcony beckons, we present novels from Britain, Russia, Germany and Finland, as well as a new edition of works by Edgar Allen Poe.
Six aid workers ambushed in South Sudan - 28 Mar 2017 at 5:07am - The ambush on government-controlled territory was the deadliest attack on aid workers since South Sudan's civil war began in 2013. The conflict has killed tens of thousands of people and displaced over three million.
Fans furious as Drake postpones same gig for the third time - 28 Mar 2017 at 4:18am - The Canadian rapper says he was advised not to appear in Amsterdam on medical grounds.
Dortmund's Dembele leads new generation of French talent - 28 Mar 2017 at 4:12am - When France meet Spain in a friendly in Paris tonight, coach Didier Deschamps will have a wealth of young talent at his disposal. The coaching staff at Dortmund will have a keen eye on a number of young Monaco players.
In the spotlight - 28 Mar 2017 at 4:11am - Profiles of eight people who will work out the detail of the exit deal.
Miss Piggy takes down Trump in Elfriede Jelinek's new play - 28 Mar 2017 at 4:02am - The message in Nobel Prize-winning playwright Elfriede Jelinek's one-woman monologue is clear: 'The king is guilty.' The Austrian artist plays with pop culture in the work that premiered in Trump's hometown: New York.
Deutsche Welle to be reflected in new sound installation - 28 Mar 2017 at 3:45am - Deutsche Welle's Bonn headquarters have a long history of creating radio in 30 languages from around the world. For the city's newly appointed sound artist, Norwegian Maia Urstad, the broadcaster is a playground.
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 resurrection? - 28 Mar 2017 at 3:23am - Tech giant Samsung Electronics has announced plans to sell refurbished versions of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones - the very devices that were pulled from markets completely due to fire-prone batteries.
The protective powers of chocolate - 28 Mar 2017 at 3:20am - In Sierra Leone, where communities are recovering from years of hard times, chocolate could just be an essential ingredient in the recipe for a sustainable future. And it could even save local wildlife.
First German Golden Globe-winner Christine Kaufmann has died - 28 Mar 2017 at 3:06am - She starred alongside some of Hollywood's most handsome actors in the early 1960s, such as Steve Reeves, Kirk Douglas and Tony Curtis - whom she married. Golden Globe-winning actress Christine Kaufmann has died, aged 72.
South African anti-apartheid icon Ahmed Kathrada dies - 28 Mar 2017 at 3:01am - The close colleague of Nelson Mandela spent more than twenty-six years of his life in prison. A former advisor in the first African National Congress (ANC) government, Kathrada criticized the party later in life.
Hungary opens shipping container camp for refugees - 28 Mar 2017 at 2:37am - Every asylum seeker in Hungary, except for young children, will be housed in shipping container camps along the border. The camps have been condemned by rights groups.
Britain's new 1-pound coin goes into circulation - 28 Mar 2017 at 2:18am - Just before officially triggering the Brexit process, Britain is marking the launch of a new 1-pound coin with a 12-sided shape. It's believed to be one of the most beautiful and most secure coins in the world.
Ferocious Cyclone Debbie batters north-eastern Australian coast - 27 Mar 2017 at 10:54pm - A potentially devastating cyclone is bringing heavy rainfall and hurricane-force winds to coastal areas of north-eastern Australia. Authorities are urging people to get out of the way of Cyclone Debbie.
Amnesty admonishes US-led coalition over civilian deaths in Mosul - 27 Mar 2017 at 10:46pm - Hundreds of civilians have died in recent months in Mosul from US-led coalition airstrikes, an Amnesty report says. Failure to prevent such casualties would be in violation of international humanitarian law, it noted.
US Senate vote clears way for Montenegro NATO entry - 27 Mar 2017 at 9:26pm - Montenegro is on the verge of becoming NATO's latest member after the US Senate voted to clear the way for a final vote on its accession. Backers of the move said it would send a stern message to Russia.
Syrian officials to be investigated by Spain for alleged torture - 27 Mar 2017 at 8:31pm - A Spanish court has opened the first criminal case abroad over alleged torture instigated by Syrian officials during the country's civil war. It will focus on key political and security figures of the Assad regime.
Turks in Germany warned over surveillance from Ankara: report - 27 Mar 2017 at 7:39pm - German states are warning some expatriate residents that Turkey is spying or secretly filming them, a media report says. A leading German politician has accused Ankara of staging "a coup on democracy."
New York's 'Fearless Girl' statue to stay for another year - 27 Mar 2017 at 7:18pm - The statue staring down a bull on Wall Street in New York City will be kept in place for at least another 11 months. Supporters now aim to convince New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio to let the work stay for good.
Six families of Germanwings 2015 crash victims to sue over compensation - 27 Mar 2017 at 6:54pm - Six families of victims of the 2015 Germanwings crash are suing the airline, its parent company Lufthansa and insurers. Flight 9525 crashed into the French Alps, killing all 150 people on board in 2015.
Immigration should rise and fall after Brexit, David Davis says - 27 Mar 2017 at 6:20pm - The Brexit secretary was speaking as key figures from the pro and anti-EU camps clashed on Question Time.