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Prosecutors open racism probe into Polish far-right march
Prosecutors have opened a probe into expressions of racism at a far-right march in Warsaw earlier this month. Some fear the surge in support for the far-right shows that their ideas are seeping into mainstream discourse.
11/21/2017 12:33 AM
Brexit Diaries 18: Moving vans, hypocrisy and cheeky Russian tweets
Brexit hasn't even happened and already Brussels is dividing up the post-divorce spoils. Meanwhile, hypocrisy remains rampant in British politics and Russia sends its love to Theresa May.
11/20/2017 10:05 PM
Bosnian bone-hunter: No punishment is enough for Mladic
Almost a year since the trial of Ratko Mladic was adjourned at the Hague Tribunal, a verdict is expected. Those who suffered directly or indirectly at his hands are counting the days till the judgment.
11/20/2017 05:40 PM
Hungary: War of words between George Soros and Fidesz heats up
The Hungarian government has renewed its attacks on George Soros, saying Hungary faces "a frontal assault" from the US-Hungarian philanthropist. Soros retorted that Fidesz is peddling "distortions and outright lies."
11/20/2017 04:49 PM
Myanmar: EU and Germany see positive signals amid Rohingya crisis
Germany's foreign minister has said he believes Myanmar will make a deal to repatriate 600,000 Rohingya refugees who fled Rakhine state. Many in Myanmar see Rohingya as illegal immigrants responsible for terrorism.
11/20/2017 10:54 AM
My Europe: 'Foreigners can be racists, too'
You’ve read the headline and now you’re up in arms, aren’t you? Unfortunately, I, Krsto Lazarevic, am going to disappoint you. The majority of foreigners are absolutely okay.
11/19/2017 05:59 PM
Reports of sex abuse in German army on the rise
German Defense Minister von der Leyen has interpreted a rise in reports of sex abuse in the Bundeswehr as positive. She says it stems from the "atmosphere of openness" the army has tried to foster under her leadership.
11/19/2017 02:33 PM
Poland and Ukraine in spat over WWII exhumations
The two countries' troubled past has come to the fore following Kyiv's ban on the exhumation of Poles killed in Ukraine during WWII. A Ukraine official who reportedly pushed for the ban has been denied entry into Poland.
11/19/2017 04:29 AM
Jose Manuel Maza, Spanish prosecutor leading case against Catalans, dies
Spain's top prosecutor Jose Manuel Maza has died unexpectedly at the age of 66 while in Argentina for a conference. Maza had been leading the probe against members of Catalonia's ousted regional government.
11/18/2017 11:02 PM
French President Macron's party elects new leader
Christophe Castaner has been elected as the new chief of Republic on the Move! The government spokesman will seek to consolidate Macron's movement as some grassroots members start to grumble about where it is heading.
11/18/2017 06:40 PM
As PiS turns topic taboo, feminists get Poland talking sex
As Poland shifts sharply to the right on sex education and women's reproductive rights, a feminist organization is fighting back with a campaign to get women talking. It's a start, one of SexEdPl's leaders tells DW.
11/18/2017 06:34 PM
Death toll in Greek floods hits 19
Widespread flooding caused by heavy rainfall in the region around the Greek capital has claimed almost 20 lives. Experts say lax zoning regulations meant it was a disaster waiting to happen.
11/18/2017 05:50 PM
US and Poland strike $10.5 billion missile defense deal
The US has approved the $10.5 billion sale of a Patriot anti-missile system to NATO ally Poland. Eastern European NATO states have been ramping up their military capabilities in the face of perceived Russian aggression.
11/18/2017 03:42 AM
EU social summit: Fair jobs, fair growth must be a priority
The EU is trying to present itself as more socially just, calling for fair pay and fair jobs for all. How exactly that will happen, however, remained unclear at a summit in Sweden. Bernd Riegert reports from Gothenburg.
11/17/2017 07:12 PM
Carles Puigdemont faces extradition court in Belgium
Prosecutors have asked a Belgian court to extradite the instigators of Catalonia's independence bid. Here's what happened.
11/17/2017 07:09 PM
Germany's Sigmar Gabriel in Belarus to boost ties with Russia's ally
Germany's foreign minister has said hopes to increase EU-Belarus ties during a visit to Minsk. It was the first time in seven years that a German foreign minister held bilateral talks with the Russia-allied country.
11/17/2017 03:55 PM
NATO apologizes to Turkey for targeting Erdogan and Ataturk in training exercise
Turkey's founding leader Mustafa Kemal Ataturk and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan were both listed as enemy targets in a NATO joint military exercise. NATO has apologized for the gaffe and blamed it on an underling.
11/17/2017 03:34 PM
Brexit negotiations: 'Clock ticking' in trade talks countdown, EU leaders warn
Negotiators have given Britain until the end of the month to make headway on a divorce settlement that includes a hefty bill, citizens' rights and the Irish border. Leaders in Europe are increasingly losing patience.
11/17/2017 02:04 PM
Inside Europe
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11/17/2017 12:50 PM
US issues travel alert for Europe during holiday season
The US State Department has urged Americans traveling to Europe during the holiday season to exercise caution. A travel alert said global terrorist groups still have the capability to carry out attacks on the continent.
11/17/2017 12:16 PM