The Turkish Foreign Ministry cautioned its citizens to take care in Germany during the election cycle. The travel advisory comes amid a worsening of diplomatic relations between the NATO allies.
In the supposedly "slow" part of Europe, life is changing at terrific speed. On a social level, many people are being left behind. They mustn't be left to fall prey to the populists, says writer Jagoda Marinic.
The large "Zapad-2017" wargames will pit the troops of Russia and Belarus against terrorist infiltrators from three "hypothetical" Eastern European countries. DW gives you an overview of the upcoming drill.
A deadly fungus wiping out fire salamander populations across Europe has expanded in Germany. Researchers warn the amphibian could be decimated.
The average temperature of the North Sea has risen twice as fast as the oceans of the world. The changes are likely to alter the ecosystem and endanger indigenous fish such as cod.
EU foreign ministers have urged the need for dialogue with Turkey while Germany doubled down on its plan to freeze accession talks. Turkey has slammed the block for making a "child's game" out of its membership bid.
The UN has accused the EU of "turning a blind eye" to brutality faced by migrants held in Libya.
The "real battle" over relocating immigrants was just beginning, Hungarian Prime Minister Orban said.
The rift deepens between east and west over migrant quotas – Poland and European Commission clash - Duelling for Chancellor on German TV - A novel Norwegian solution to solve the North Korean crisis – Caviar diplomacy with the Azerbaijani laundromat – Terror and Catalan independence - Jewish culture is celebrated in Hungary - Wild boars and vines - And fewer women going topless on French beaches.
The European Court of Justice, Europe's highest court, upheld, on Wednesday, the EU's right to force member states to take in refugees. The ECJ dismissed Hungary and Slovakia's appeal that refugee quotas imposed on them were unfair and should be contested. So has this cemented the growing split between east and west in Europe? Max Hofmann is DW’s Brussels correspondent.
The Polish government and the European Commission are on a collision course over new laws that Brussels believe violate the rule of law and disobey EU policies, including on migration. As Teri Schultz reports from Brussels, the Commission is now considering what it can do to stop the anti-democratic moves.
With North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump engaged in a nuclear showdown on the Korean peninsula, a new Norwegian documentary suggests another way out of the crisis....the answer? Rock and Roll! Charles Maynes has our story.
Inside Europe: The EU is facing more tension with Turkey and the future of Ankara's on / off membership bid. This follows comments by the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, who said the EU should scrap accession talks. But as Dorian Jones reports from Istanbul, the Turkish President is fighting back.
It’s called the “Azerbaijani Laundromat”, a money laundering scheme which funnelled 2.5 billion euros through various European states, and which also allegedly paid off officials and journalists. The scheme came to light after a joint investigation by media organisations and human rights organisations. Casey Kelso, advocacy director for Transparency International, explains this ‘caviar diplomacy’.
Summer’s drawing to a close and Europe’s beaches will soon start emptying out. Now speaking of beaches, going topless - for women rather than men - was pioneered by the French and, by the 1980s, almost one in two French women took their tops off on the beach. But, according to a new survey, the practice is dying out. This report from John Laurenson in Saint Tropez.
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We were here! Take a picture and share it on Instagram. Some 80 million photos are posted daily to the network worldwide. Here are the sights that have proven most popular among users.
The motto of this year's Venice Biennale is "Viva Arte Viva." Curator Christine Macel invites visitors to celebrate freedom of art and explore the dream worlds of artists.
It's time for France's new president to start packing his bags to move to the Elysee Palace. DW takes a look at the luxurious address where Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte will be living.
The Polish capital is a place of contrasts. Through the ages kings, conquerors and dictators have all left their mark on Warsaw, but so too have freedom fighters and artists.
The sea, the sky and the golden sands in between. Secluded coves, hidden beaches, and gorgeous little towns. The Côte d'Azur or French Riviera has all you need for a perfect vacation.
For the last six weeks, French artist Guillaume Bottazzi has been creating a vast mural in honor of the victims of the Brussels terror attacks.
Cycling holidays are inexpensive, ecological and popular. And an extensive network of bike paths criss-crosses Europe. Have a look at the routes most popular with Germans.
Across Europe, modern concert halls are no longer relying on spectacular performances alone. The architecture of the venue itself is designed to signal: this is where music is being played!
Fans of amusement parks have a smorgasbord to choose from in Europe. Here are ten tips for parks that deserve a place at the very top of anyone's list.
Stroll through the French capital and see just enough sights to leave yourself time to enjoy the French way of life: ten suggestions for an journey of discovery through the city on the Seine.
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