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Fiancee of murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi sue Saudi crown prince

4 hours 5 min ago
Hatice Cengiz and US-based group DAWN have filed a civil suit, pursuing the Saudi prince and 28 others for damages. Khashoggi was murdered two years ago when he entered the Saudi consulate to obtain marriage papers.

Less than half of women globally have jobs and the pandemic has made things worse, UN warns

5 hours 12 min ago
The 'World's Women 2020 report' has found a severe lack of progress in women's rights and job market participation. The dire situation has only been made worse by the pandemic and ensuing lockdowns, the UN has reported.

Sahel at 'breaking point' as donors pledge billions in aid

5 hours 42 min ago
The UN Secretary General has warned that the Sahel region is at a breaking point as donors pledged more that €1 billion to help the crisis-hit African region.

Champions League: Angelino stars as RB Leipzig prove they’re here to stay

6 hours 30 min ago
In a clash of the plastic clubs, RB Leipzig came out on top against Istanbul Basaksehir. Angelino was the matchwinner, as Leipzig demonstrated that they can go a long way in the competition once again.

Champions League: Dismal Dortmund haunted by ghost of Immobile

Tue, 10/20/2020 - 23:52
Borussia Dortmund's first Champions League game of the new season ended in defeat in Italy, losing comprehensively to Lazio. The star of the show was Lazio striker Ciro immobile, once of Dortmund.

Reports: Germany issues warrants for Panama Papers lawyers

Tue, 10/20/2020 - 23:32
The Panama Papers leak exposed how some of the world's richest people hide their money. German prosecutors are looking for those behind the law firm at the center of the tax haven scandal.

Mandate for Socialists after MAS wins big in Bolivia

Tue, 10/20/2020 - 22:49
Projections envision an overwhelming victory for the Movement for Socialism party in Bolivia's presidential election. After returning to power, how will MAS make good on its pledges?

Opinion: Don't ignore racism in Germany's police force

Tue, 10/20/2020 - 22:41
German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said the government will launch a study on racism within the police force after all. It appears the interior minister has finally relented, which is a good thing, says Hans Pfeifer.

Congo: Militants free 1,300 inmates in Beni jailbreak

Tue, 10/20/2020 - 21:11
Armed men have broken into a jail in eastern Congo and released almost all the prisoners. The local mayor said an Islamist militant group was behind the attack.

US and Russia ready to freeze number of nuclear warheads

Tue, 10/20/2020 - 21:06
Washington and Moscow seemed poised for a breakthrough on limiting nuclear weapons with time running out on the 2011 New START treaty. Russia is now ready to freeze the number of nuclear warheads if the US does the same.

US hits Google with landmark antitrust case

Tue, 10/20/2020 - 21:00
Google developed the world's most popular internet search engine. But now the company has landed in legal trouble for allegedly stifling competition and harming consumer choice.

Curfew in Lagos as riot police deployed across Nigeria, violence ensues

Tue, 10/20/2020 - 20:36
The Lagos state governor decried "criminals" who allegedly infiltrated the nation-wide protests against police brutality in Nigeria. Amnesty International said they had received credible evidence of deaths. 

Curfew in Lagos as riot police deployed across Nigeria

Tue, 10/20/2020 - 20:36
The Lagos state governor has announced a 24-hour curfew, accusing 'criminals' of infiltrating the Nigeria-wide protests against police brutality.

United Arab Emirates delegation makes historic trip to Israel

Tue, 10/20/2020 - 19:18
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel and the UAE were "making history in a way that will stand for generations." But Palestinians said the visit was "shameful" legitimizing Israeli occupation.

Violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter on COVID-19 and diversity in classical music

Tue, 10/20/2020 - 18:32
Mutter is not only one of the world's most celebrated violinists but also an advocate for human rights — and now the politics surrounding the coronavirus.  

Thailand protests: Why are people taking to the streets?

Tue, 10/20/2020 - 18:24
Massive student-led anti-government protests have rocked Bangkok over the past few days. DW spoke to several demonstrators about why they are protesting and what they aim to achieve.

Donors respond to UN call for $1 billion to help in Sahel

Tue, 10/20/2020 - 18:21
International donors on Tuesday pledged to assist countries in Africa's Sahel region. The UN sounded the alarm over the millions in Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger who are facing acute hunger during a militant insurgency.

Germany's neighbors react to second coronavirus wave

Tue, 10/20/2020 - 17:46
Coronavirus infections have been surging in many European countries — including all of Germany's neighbors. Some could lose control of the situation. What countermeasures are being taken?

Joshua Wong on Hong Kong: 'The situation is a nightmare'

Tue, 10/20/2020 - 17:41
Amid a growing crackdown on opposition to Chinese rule, the leading activist is counting on international support for Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement.

France shutters mosque in Paris after teacher's beheading

Tue, 10/20/2020 - 17:33
The mosque had shared an online video condemning the teacher for showing his students cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad. French authorities plan to shut the place of worship for six months.


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