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Deutsche Welle: DW.com - Europe

Spain urges ex-Catalan leader's arrest if heads to Denmark
Madrid has vowed to reissue an international arrest warrant for the former president of Catalonia if he travels to Denmark. Carles Puigdemont is wanted in Spain for involvement in a controversial independence referendum.
01/21/2018 04:57 PM
Greeks rally over name row with neighbor Macedonia
Thousands of Greeks have gathered in the northern city of Thessaloniki to march against the Republic of Macedonia's name. Athens and Skopje agreed this month to restart efforts to resolve the long-running dispute.
01/21/2018 04:54 PM
Turkey's ground forces enter Syria's Kurdish-held Afrin: State media
Turkey says its military forces have crossed into Syria's Kurdish enclave of Afrin. Ankara began an air assault to take the area, held by the US-backed Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG), on Saturday.
01/21/2018 09:50 AM
Mass protests in Romania: Stop corruption!
Up to 100,000 people have taken to the streets in Romania to support the independence of justice — against the ruling Social Democrats. Some marched 450 kilometers in protest. Cristian Stefanescu reports from Bucharest.
01/21/2018 04:41 AM
Romanians protest plans to weaken anti-graft body
Tens of thousands of Romanians have taken to the streets in protest against legislation they believe would make it even harder to fight high-level corruption. A very short honeymoon, then, for new PM Viorica Dancila.
01/20/2018 11:29 PM
My Europe: Multispeed European war reporting
Pawel Pieniazek always detested war. And yet, he became a war correspondent. Going about his job, he realizes just how divided Europe's media landscape is.
01/20/2018 05:40 PM
Famous French chef Paul Bocuse dead at 91
Bocuse was a larger-than-life figure who was known as "Monsieur Paul" and dubbed the Pope of French cuisine. He was instrumental in the revolution of French gastronomy in the 1970s that turned towards healthier eating.
01/20/2018 04:32 PM
Mary Lou McDonald to replace Gerry Adams as Sinn Fein leader
Mary Lou McDonald has been confirmed as the only candidate to succeed Gerry Adams as the leader of Irish nationalist party Sinn Fein. McDonald will be formally elected at a special party conference next month.
01/20/2018 02:40 PM
Several dead following Turkey bus crash
Eleven people have been killed and at least 44 others injured when an intercity bus crashed in Eskisehir, a province in northwestern Turkey. Eskisehir's governor said the precise cause of the crash is still unknown.
01/20/2018 11:05 AM
Russian police look for weapons — and find a crocodile
Police in Russia searching for a weapons cache in St. Petersburg have encountered a crocodile living in a basement. A neighbor said the now rather large reptile was small when it first moved in.
01/20/2018 10:47 AM
France outlines plans to shutter Fessenheim nuclear plant on German border
France is advancing with plans to close its Fessenheim nuclear power plant on the border with Germany. The French environment minister said concerns about job losses can be addressed through opportunities in Germany.
01/20/2018 04:47 AM
China, Russia outpace terrorism as greatest threat to US, says Pentagon
The US has classified China and Russia as its main military competitors in a strategy document. Moscow has dismissed Washington's defense policy as "imperialist," while China said it represented a "Cold War mentality."
01/19/2018 06:50 PM
Silvio Berlusconi's party unveils election plan, vows tax cuts
In Italy, Berlusconi's conservative coalition has announced plans to slash taxes and drop an overhaul of the pension system. The ex-premier's bloc is leading in the polls ahead of elections in March.
01/19/2018 05:49 PM
French airport protest camp: 'We will continue to live here'
After 50 years of resistance, the French government has abandoned its plans to build a new airport in western France. DW discussed the recently announced decision with an activist at the squatted site.
01/19/2018 04:43 PM
UK's Boris Johnson suggests giant bridge to France after Brexit
The British Foreign Secretary has floated the idea of building a giant bridge between France and Britain after Brexit. French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire said the plan should at least be considered.
01/19/2018 03:32 PM
Europe survives Donald Trump's first year in office
The Trump presidency has shaken, but not broken the foundations of trans-Atlantic ties. Europe has found a way — for now — to deal with his idiosyncrasies, as Teri Schultz reports from Brussels.
01/19/2018 03:04 PM
EU: Social media companies accelerate hate speech removals in self-regulation push
Social media firms and the European Commission have been pushing for self-regulation in the fight against hate speech. Their latest results show that it seems to be working.
01/19/2018 02:42 PM
Inside Europe
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01/19/2018 10:00 AM
Turkey: Mesale Tolu's husband, Suat Corlu, arrested again, others detained
Journalist and activist Suat Corlu, husband of German journalist Mesale Tolu, has been arrested again in Turkey, along with at least five others. Tolu and Corlu had been released from jail just weeks ago.
01/19/2018 09:57 AM
Is Emmanuel Macron Europe's new Angela Merkel?
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is heading for talks with French President Macron, the man slowly assuming her role as Europe's leading figure. But with a new Franco-German treaty to discuss, both still need each other.
01/19/2018 09:12 AM