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Police resume search for missing Berlin teenager

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 20:14
The mystery of a missing Berlin teenager continues as police search a Brandenburg lake. Police accuse her brother-in-law of killing her and hiding the body.

Inquiry into German police mix-up in anti-Semitic attack dropped

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 19:34
The Israeli professor was pinned to the ground when local police mistook him for the perpetrator, not the victim. Yitzhak Melamed has said he was struck several times despite remaining passive.

Pigeon fetches record €1.25 million at Belgian auction

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 18:51
Two Chinese fanciers battled it out in an online auction to buy the star racer, smashing the previous record of €376,000 ($425,000). New interest from Asian markets in recent years has given the flagging practice a lift.

Paris police chief replaced, PM signals tougher rules on yellow vest protests

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 18:47
France's prime minister has outlined stricter rules on yellow vest protests in three cities including Paris. Edouard Phillippe also said the head of police would be replaced following a weekend of violent riots in Paris.

'The New Germans': Far-right AfD forms immigrant supporters' group

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 18:38
AfD politicians hope to use the group to combat the far-right party's xenophobic image ahead of key elections. The message is that all are welcome — so long as you agree to "an end to illegal mass immigration."

UK speaker blocks third vote on Brexit deal

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 18:34
Theresa May's plans for a third vote on her Brexit deal may have been scuttled. House of Commons speaker John Bercow has warned he may invoke a rule dating back to the 1600s to stop her.

Germany's family minister urges gender pay gap closure

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 18:27
To highlight Germany's "Equal Pay Day," Franziska Giffey has called for action to eliminate the gender pay gap. Women in Germany are paid 21 percent less compared to men in terms of average gross hourly earnings.

Words that came from the Nazis — and others that surprisingly didn't

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 17:37
Beyond the well-documented vocabulary of the Nazis' racist ideology, author Matthias Heine explores in his book other terms that also emerged during that era. Germany's popular "one-pot meal" is surprisingly among them.

Decision time for Eintracht Frankfurt's Luka Jovic as Germany face Serbia

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 17:11
From Belgrade to Benfica to the Bundesliga, Luka Jovic is making the most of his Frankfurt loan spell. But as the prolific Serbian striker prepares to face Germany in a friendly on Wednesday, he has decisions to make.

Huawei and Germany: 5G relationship status is complicated

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 17:01
Germany’s 5G spectrum auction begins on Tuesday. There's been much talk about Huawei as an equipment provider for the bidders, so it’s worth looking at the Chinese company’s overall German footprint.

Russia marks 5 years since Crimea annexation

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 16:45
Russian President Vladimir Putin has marked the fifth anniversary of the annexation of Crimea with a visit to the region. Moscow is making a show of its efforts to improve infrastructure on the Black Sea peninsula.

Raffles bicentennial stokes debate in Singapore over colonization legacy

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 16:17
Singapore has been organizing a series of events marking the 200th anniversary of the arrival of Stamford Raffles on the island. But not everyone is happy to see a British colonizer being remembered with such fondness.

UK art world prepares for no-deal Brexit

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 14:26
With the March 29, 2019 deadline looming, art institutions and galleries across Britain are preparing for Brexit by shipping works to and from the European Union in advance.

Opinion: German finance minister, hands off the German banks!

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 14:11
Deutsche and Commerzbank have confirmed they'll hold open-ended talks on a possible merger of Germany's two largest lenders. DW business editor Henrik Böhme hopes there can be only one result after these talks.

China says 13,000 'terrorists' arrested in Xinjiang since 2014

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 14:04
A new policy paper has defended China’s attempt to strike hard at extremism. The crackdown forms part of a strategy that includes "standardized" education camps, where activists say one million people are detained.

Germany: Boy hands out parents' savings to residents

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 14:03
Police in the German state of Hesse have been piecing together the actions of a nine-year-old who went on a door-to-door spree to give cash to householders. The boy was apparently giving away his parents' savings.

Germany: Bavarian court upholds headscarf ban for judges, prosecutors

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 13:56
Bavaria's constitutional court has confirmed the legitimacy of the southern German state's ban on judges and prosecutors wearing headscarves. It said the presence of crosses in courtrooms was another matter altogether.

Anti-government protests are spreading in Serbia

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 12:54
For months now, Serbs have been protesting against their president, Aleksandar Vucic. On Saturday, the situation deteriorated sharply: demonstrators stormed the state radio station and surrounded the presidential palace.

Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan uses New Zealand attack video at campaign rally

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 12:44
Turkey's president is showing livestreamed footage of the mass shooting in Christchurch to his supporters at campaign rallies. New Zealand's foreign minister has warned such actions could cause real damage.

Play the DW 360° app and explore German World Heritage sites

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 12:42
Bamberg's old town center, Aachen Cathedral and the Bauhaus in Dessau – all are UNESCO World Heritage sites. With our new "DW World Heritage 360" app you can explore them in a completely new way.

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