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Ukraine's ambassador has rejected an invitation to an event marking the 80th anniversary of Hitler's invasion of the Soviet Union at Berlin's German-Russian museum next week. He said the venue choice was "bewildering."
Signed on June 17, 1991, the Treaty of Good Neighbourship and Friendly Cooperation was a milestone in the history of Poland and Germany. DW spoke to the diplomats who negotiated the pact.
The 1,098-carat diamond was found by the Debswana company and unearthed earlier this month. The largest diamond ever mined is the Cullinan, discovered in 1905.
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's home region, Oromia, could be one of the hot spots during Ethiopia's upcoming regional and parliamentary election. Outbreaks of violence have created an atmosphere of instability.
US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin have concluded a high-stakes summit aimed at cooperation but dominated by deep disagreements.
The surprise semifinalists of Euro 2016 are up and running. Wales captain Gareth Bale missed a penalty at a crucial moment but had the last laugh, inspiring the Welsh to their first win of the tournament.
Until four years ago, Pedro Castillo was a teacher in a rural school in the Andes. Then he gained national notoriety as the leader of a teachers strike, and now he's president of Peru.
Police are investigating after finding the corpses at two locations near disused gold mines. Authorities say they were badly decomposed. They are thought to have been working as illegal miners in the old shafts.
Many prisoners have tested positive for COVID-19 while awaiting trial, and face a lack of access to medical treatment. Experts say their condition highlights the plight of inmates held in overcrowded jails in India.
Austrian forward Marko Arnautovic has been handed a one-game ban by UEFA for an anti-Albanian slur he allegedly directed at a North Macedonia player. Arnautovic, of Serbian descent, denies any racist intentions.
Leftist squatters have set up burning barricades and are pelting police with rocks in the Friedrichshain neighborhood. They oppose a fire safety inspection the city has ordered.
Allowed to be loud again: Wacken organizers are planning with Bullhead City a streamlined version of the heavy metal festival, with top names on the bill.
The delta variant is possibly behind a surge in infections in Afghanistan. But official figures don't give the real picture, and there hasn't been much media attention to the ongoing wave.
Amid a "dramatic" rise in coronavirus cases, Moscow now requires employees in industries that provide services to a large number of people to be fully vaccinated by August 15.
Experts fear that, amid a slow vaccination drive and easing restrictions, the appearance of new variants could spur a devastating third wave. The country is still struggling with a severe shortage in medical supplies.
Despite its reputation as an industrial and research powerhouse, Germany has fallen behind when it comes to quantum computing. But a new computer at home could change all of that.
Two people are in hospital after a Greenpeace activist crash landed in the stadium ahead of Germany's match with France. The environment group has received a backlash for its "reckless" act.
The family of Nora Anne Quoirin had challenged an inquest finding that the teenager died by "misadventure" after disappearing in the jungle.
Sources say new measures have been approved after Belarusian authorities forced a Ryanair flight to land in Minsk and arrested a dissident journalist who was on board.
After a long period of preparation, Germany's first Islamic studies college has opened. Officials are optimistic that it will help fight extremism.