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  1. 'Resistance': Venezuela's parliament dismisses power grab

    08.20 / 01:27 dw.com Dw.com - Business
    The democratically-elected congress has rejected being stripped of power, saying they are resisting "an armed military dictatorship." The international community has condemned the power grab by a pro-government…
  2. Trucks set on fire in southern Chile as tensions rise over Mapuche land claims

    08.20 / 01:27 dw.com Dw.com - Business
    Despite an apology from the president in June, the Mapuche communities of southern Chile have many grievances over their civil rights and control of their ancestral lands. Promised land transfers have been…
  3. Turkey hits back at Germany over election 'interference' criticism

    08.19 / 21:20 dw.com Dw.com - Business
    Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has warned Germany's foreign minister to "know your limits" amid a spat over Germany's upcoming election. Erdogan has called on ethnic Turks to vote against the CDU and…
  4. Reports: Ripoll imam radicalized Barcelona attackers

    08.19 / 20:18 dw.com Dw.com - Business
    Police are suspecting a missing imam of radicalizing the youths who drove cars into pedestrians in Catalonia, Spanish media reports. Islamic clerics in Ripoll, the home town of the assailants, condemned the…
  5. Deadly train crash in India's Uttar Pradesh

    08.19 / 19:17 dw.com Dw.com - Business
    Rescuers in India have been searching through for survivors after a train came of the tracks in the northeast of the country. India's woefully underfunded railway system is a death trap, killing 15,000 every…
  6. Thousands march in Boston one week after Charlottesville violence

    08.19 / 18:22 dw.com Dw.com - Business
    Thousands have taken to the streets in Boston to protest a right-wing "Free Speech" rally. Although the rally's organizers have distanced themselves from neo-Nazis, others feared white supremacists might show up…
  7. Train crash in India's Uttar Pradesh leaves 10 dead

    08.19 / 17:22 dw.com Dw.com - Business
    India's woefully underfunded railway system is a death trap, with 15,000 people killed every year. In one of the worst accident of the past year 146 people died in a train…
  8. Africa's governments put pressure on mining groups

    08.19 / 17:22 dw.com Dw.com - Business
    Strict laws, high taxes: Africa's governments are looking more closely at foreign mining companies. In future, more locals will benefit from the extraction of raw materials. But the strategies are…
  9. Nigerian President Buhari returns home after medical treatment

    08.19 / 16:19 dw.com Dw.com - Business
    Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Nigeria after more than three months in London for medical treatment. His absence has caused tension and uncertainty at…
  10. Trumps to skip Kennedy Center arts awards

    08.19 / 15:18 dw.com Dw.com - Business
    The White House released a stement saying the first couple didn't want to pose a political distraction to the event. Trump infuriated many in the entertainment world when he announced plans to slash funding for the…
  11. Guest opinion: Humanitarian helpers in danger in Mediterranean

    08.19 / 15:18 dw.com Dw.com - Business
    Civilian sea rescuers have been threatened with weapons while trying to help refugees. World Humanitarian Day is particularly difficult to mark this year, writes Volker Westerbarkey from Doctors Without…
  12. Spain detains German author Dogan Akhanli on Turkish warrant

    08.19 / 15:18 dw.com Dw.com - Business
    Cologne-based author Dogan Akhanli has been detained in Spain after Turkey issued an Interpol arrest warrant. The charges remain unclear. German officials have decried the move as politically…
  13. Australia's gay marriage debate goes to the vote

    08.19 / 14:17 dw.com Dw.com - Business
    Australia will hold a non-binding postal vote on same sex-marriage in September. The vote is the end-of-the-line compromise from a tired prime minister to a people sick of the debate, as Helen Clark reports from…
  14. Australia's gay marriage debate goes postal

    08.19 / 10:16 dw.com Dw.com - Business
    Australia will hold a non-binding postal vote on same sex-marriage in September. The vote is the end-of-the-line compromise from a tired prime minister to a people sick of the debate, as Helen Clark reports from…
  15. 'Pakistan's Mother Theresa' given state funeral in Karachi

    08.19 / 09:23 dw.com Dw.com - Business
    German nun Ruth Pfau established over 150 medical centers dedicated to leprosy and tuberculosis throughout Pakistan. State funerals are usually reserved for soldiers or heads of…
  16. Frontex-Director Fabrice Leggeri: 'Border control itself is not a panacea'

    08.19 / 09:23 dw.com Dw.com - Business
    Rescue operations are "the obligation of all those who are at sea," says the EU's border control boss. In a DW interview, he describes the huge challenges the EU faces in a situation that means life or death every…
  17. Finland police investigating stabbing spree as terrorism

    08.19 / 09:23 dw.com Dw.com - Business
    Police have identified the knife-wielding attacker as an 18-year-old Moroccan. The terrorism investigation comes as Europe is on high alert following twin attacks in…
  18. Special Envoy Georg Milbradt: Ukraine has achieved major success

    08.19 / 08:24 dw.com Dw.com - Business
    Decentralization in Ukraine after the 2014 revolution was the right step to take, says German Special Envoy Georg Milbradt in an interview with DW. Now, citizens have more influence on their country’s political s…
  19. Slovakia eyes kingpin Visegrad role amid EU tensions

    08.19 / 07:31 dw.com Dw.com - Business
    The Visegrad Four have been at odds with the EU over the bloc’s values. But Slovakia and the Czech Republic are more moderate than Hungary and Poland and could help calm the waters. Tim Gosling reports from P…
  20. Lebanon announces new 'Islamic State' offensive

    08.19 / 07:31 dw.com Dw.com - Business
    Beirut has begun strikes against "Islamic State" positions near its border with Syria. The move is a precarious one, as it places the US-backed army tenuously on the same side as Hezbollah and Bashar…