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  1. Defeated leader Jammeh boards plane to leave Gambia

    01.21 / 21:21 www.dw.de Dw.de - Top stories
    Ousted leader Yahya Jammeh has arrived at Banjul airport ready to fly out of Gambia into exile. Elected President Adama Barrow has pledged to investigate alleged rights abuses by Jammeh's…
  2. President Gauck to receive relatives of Berlin attack victims

    01.21 / 18:17 www.dw.de Dw.de - Top stories
    German President Joachim Gauck is to receive relatives of the 12 people killed in last month's terror attack in Berlin. The gesture came as the Bundestag debated compensation and remembrance for the…
  3. German dismay at Trump inauguration

    01.21 / 04:38 www.dw.de Dw.de - Top stories
    German officials and the public are unimpressed by the festivities in Washington. Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel warned that some of Trump's rhetoric was troublingly reminiscent of the…
  4. Mattis, Kelly confirmed as cabinet picks

    01.21 / 00:13 www.dw.de Dw.de - Top stories
    The former Marine general easily secured enough votes to become US President Donald Trump's defense secretary. Trump's homeland security pick was also…
  5. Former General Mattis confirmed as US defense secretary

    01.20 / 23:52 www.dw.de Dw.de - Top stories
    The former Marine general easily secured enough votes to become US President Donald Trump's defense secretary. More Trump nominees are expected to be confirmed throughout the…
  6. Ousted Gambia President Jammeh to stand down, Adama Barrow takes power

    01.20 / 21:49 www.dw.de Dw.de - Top stories
    After days of crisis talks and a miltary incursion, Yahya Jammeh has finally ceded power. Tens of thousands of Gambians fled the country for fear of…
  7. Austrian police arrest man allegedly planning terror attack

    01.20 / 19:47 www.dw.de Dw.de - Top stories
    Police in Vienna have arrested a terror suspect believed to have planned an attack in the Austrian capital. The city has been on high alert since a terrorist rammed a truck into a Berlin Christmas market in…
  8. Troops on standby as noon deadline passes for the Gambia's Jammeh to step down

    01.20 / 12:57 www.dw.de Dw.de - Top stories
    A noon deadline set for the Gambia's Yahya Jammeh to cede presidential power has passed. Troops from five nations stood by for action as regional leaders flew in to make a final plea to the long-time…
  9. Up to six survivors found in Italy avalanche hotel

    01.20 / 11:56 www.dw.de Dw.de - Top stories
    Local media has reported that rescuers have found six people alive in the Italian hotel hit by an avalanche on Wednesday. Rescue teams are mobilizing to pull them out from the…
  10. McGuinness quits N.Ireland politics citing illness

    01.20 / 00:13 www.dw.de Dw.de - Top stories
    Martin McGuinness has announced he won't lead Sinn Fein into Northern Ireland's March elections. The former IRA commander said he was quitting politics due to illness and hoped to "make way for a new…
  11. West African countries halt Gambia military operation

    01.19 / 23:11 www.dw.de Dw.de - Top stories
    West African troops have reportedly halted their advance in Gambia to bolster mediation efforts. Thousands of soldiers from Senegal, Ghana and Nigeria have mobilized to pressure Yahya Jammeh to step…
  12. Merkel receives Obama's final call to a foreign leader

    01.19 / 22:10 www.dw.de Dw.de - Top stories
    Outgoing US President Barack Obama has phoned the German chancellor to thank her for her steady leadership. He said it was "fitting" that his final call to a foreign leader should be to…
  13. 'Many dead' in avalanche-hit hotel in Italy

    01.19 / 08:29 www.dw.de Dw.de - Top stories
    Several people have been killed after an avalanche hit a hotel in Italy following Wednesday's…
  14. Germany raises defense spending as it demands clear agenda from US

    01.19 / 04:43 www.dw.de Dw.de - Top stories
    German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen has called on the US to clarify its foreign policy agenda. The future of transatlantic relations is in doubt as Donald Trump prepares to take over the White…
  15. Local AfD leader's Holocaust remarks prompt outrage

    01.18 / 21:13 www.dw.de Dw.de - Top stories
    Jewish organizations and politicians have expressed horror after Thuringian AfD leader Björn Höcke called for an end to the culture of Shoah remembrance. The timing of his remarks was particularly p…
  16. Project Schmalbart: Among the anti-populists

    01.18 / 19:09 www.dw.de Dw.de - Top stories
    Members of Germany’s new anti-populist Schmalbart network have held their first meeting. Can left-wingers, conservatives, digital strategists and offliners work together to bring about meaningful c…
  17. Russia extends Snowden's residency permit

    01.18 / 10:14 www.dw.de Dw.de - Top stories
    The Russian Foreign Ministry has said that Snowden can stay in the country for two more years. The announcement came one day after Obama commuted fellow whistleblower Chelsea Manning's prison…