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Kim Jong-un in Russia for Vladimir Putin summit - 24 Apr 2019 at 4:53am - The North Korean leader will meet President Putin for the first time near the city of Vladivostok.

After the tragedy, Sri Lankan tourism braces for impact - 24 Apr 2019 at 4:37am - More than 350 people lost their lives in terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka on Sunday. The attacks struck at the heart of the country's vibrant tourism industry, a sector of importance to the country?s fragile economy.

Afghanistan: NATO, Afghan forces kill more civilians than Taliban - 24 Apr 2019 at 4:37am - Security forces in Afghanistan killed more civilians in the first part of 2019 than the Taliban and other terrorist groups. At the same time, casualty numbers fell compared with the previous year.

Sweet talk and laughter ? German sayings involving forests and trees - 24 Apr 2019 at 4:22am - Germans are known for their love of forests, and celebrate Arbor Day annually. They also have a host of wonderful sayings and phrases revolving around forests and trees, with one that involves shouting into the woods.

Kim-Putin: North Korean and Russian leaders to meet for first time - 24 Apr 2019 at 4:11am - There'll be a lot of history and potential behind the North Korean leader's first Russian visit.

In Italy, China's New Silk Road is not seen as a threat - 24 Apr 2019 at 3:45am - The Mediterranean country is the first in the G7 to join China's Belt and Road Initiative. But in one small port town in Italy, Chinese investment is nothing new. DW's Giulia Saudelli and Mu Cui report from Vado Ligure.

Fighting climate change by tackling food waste - 24 Apr 2019 at 3:28am - One-third of all food worldwide ends up in the garbage, with industrialized countries contributing the most. A new foodsharing platform wants to help tackle the impact this has on our climate.

Ann Widdecombe: Former Tory MP to stand for Brexit Party - 24 Apr 2019 at 3:16am - Ms Widdecombe, who retired in 2010, said she would still vote Conservative in the local elections.

Russia's Putin welcomes Kim Jong Un for first summit meeting - 24 Apr 2019 at 3:01am - As denuclearization talks between North Korea and the US stall, Vladimir Putin is set to meet Kim Jong Un in Russia. The historic talks could be the first step in making Russia an important intermediary in the crisis.

Sri Lanka: More arrests as death toll grows - 24 Apr 2019 at 1:55am - Sri Lankan police detained 18 suspects in a string of raids over the bombings that hit the country on Easter Sunday. The government also said it had confirmed that dozens more had died in the attacks.

Kim Jong Un arrives in Russia for Putin summit - 24 Apr 2019 at 1:43am - North Korea's Kim Jong Un has travelled to Russia ahead of his talks with President Vladimir Putin in Vladivostok. Amid stalled nuclear talks with the US, Kim is expected to seek diplomatic assistance from the Kremlin.

Venezuelan opposition envoy appeals to OAS for help - 24 Apr 2019 at 1:10am - Gustavo Tarre called on the Organization of American States to help with the "reconstruction of Venezuela." His address came days after Nicolas Maduro called for a celebration for Venezuela's departure from the OAS.

Hong Kong pro-democracy protest leaders sentenced - 24 Apr 2019 at 12:44am - The "Umbrella Movement" leaders organized 79 days of pro-democracy protests in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory in 2014. The group wanted Hong Kong voters to have the right to choose the city's leader.

Klitschko brothers: Ukrainians want results from Zelenskiy - 24 Apr 2019 at 12:05am - Former boxing champions Wladimir and Vitali Klitschko believe Ukraine's new president must lay out his vision for the country. They told DW that Volodymyr Zelenskiy must not forget the ideals of the Maidan revolution.

Donald Trump meets with Twitter boss Jack Dorsey - 23 Apr 2019 at 11:48pm - Donald Trump has repeatedly complained about the social media giant's supposed bias against conservatives. Trump's latest complaints came after the company's shares surged 15 percent.

German arms exports decline in 2019 first quarter - 23 Apr 2019 at 11:44pm - German exports decreased again in the first quarter of this year ? a decrease of 7.4 percent from the same point last year. Germany's Economic Ministry cites a "restrictive and responsible" export policy as the reason.

France and New Zealand target online extremism - 23 Apr 2019 at 11:42pm - New Zealand and France will host a summit aimed at curbing the use of social media to promote terrorism.

Scientists detect first 'marsquake' with InSight lander - 23 Apr 2019 at 8:18pm - Mars, much like the moon, appears to be seismically active. A probe carried to the red planet on a NASA lander has measured what appears to be a marsquake.

Israel's Netanyahu wants to name new Golan settlement after Trump - 23 Apr 2019 at 8:11pm - Benjamin Netanyahu intends to name a new settlement in the Golan Heights after Donald Trump. The US president has recognized Israeli sovereignty in the region, which is occupied Syrian territory under international law.

Netherlands 'hosts most child sex abuse images' - 23 Apr 2019 at 7:59pm - About half of such images reported to the Internet Watch Foundation in 2018 were hosted in the Netherlands.

Jailed French executive who felt force of US bribery law - 23 Apr 2019 at 7:45pm - The jail ordeal of ex-Alstom executive Frédéric Pierucci is a warning for firms with a history of corruption.

How Russia wants to control the internet - 23 Apr 2019 at 7:04pm - Critics say the Russian government's latest controversial cyber laws are a form of censorship.

New Zealand and France want to ban terrorists from social media - 23 Apr 2019 at 5:50pm - New Zealand and France will host a meeting with tech companies and world leaders to block terrorists from social media. It comes in the wake of the March shootings at two mosques in Christchurch.

Barcelona close in on Liga title with 2-0 victory - 23 Apr 2019 at 5:43pm - Barcelona are within touching distance of the La Liga title as goals from Carles Alena and Luis Suarez secure a comfortable victory at Alaves.

German Cup: RB Leipzig's quality tells against brave Hamburg - 23 Apr 2019 at 5:21pm - RB Leipzig booked their ticket to the German Cup final in Berlin with a 3-1 win against spirited second division challengers Hamburg. The favorites rattled the woodwork several times before finding the winning goals.

Notre-Dame fire: Rain threatens France's damaged cathedral - 23 Apr 2019 at 5:08pm - A week after the cathedral was engulfed in flames, protective layers are being put in place.

Lyra McKee killing: 'New IRA' admits responsibility - 23 Apr 2019 at 4:20pm - A 57-year-old woman arrested on Tuesday in connection with Ms McKee's death is released unconditionally.

Christian Schilcher: Deputy mayor resigns over poem - 23 Apr 2019 at 3:55pm - Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said his resignation was the only "logical outcome".

Spain prepares for third general election in four years - 23 Apr 2019 at 3:51pm - After the first televised debate among the candidates, Spain's current prime minister, Pedro Sanchez is still holding a 30% share in opinion polls. But he is unlikely to be an outright winner.

Greta Thunberg: Teen activist says UK is 'irresponsible' on climate - 23 Apr 2019 at 3:22pm - Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg tells UK politicians a generation's future has been "stolen".