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Projections give Social Democrats narrow election lead - The center-left Social Democrats are ahead of the conservative CDU/CSU bloc by almost 2%, according to initial projected results. In such a tight race, the possibilities for a coalition are still unclear. Go to article

5 hours ago

In Focus -- SPD and Greens up, CDU/CSU down -- Merkel's conservatives have suffered their worst postwar result, with the center-left SPD leading. DW has the latest.

1 hour ago

Centrists vie for Merkel's office in tight race -- The Social Democrats' Olaf Scholz has a narrow lead in early election results, but Armin Laschet still has his hopes up.

3 hours ago

What are the coalition options? -- DW takes a look at Germany's colorful shorthand for how various coalitions governments could shape up.

13 hours ago

Farewell, Frau Merkel -- Angela Merkel's 16 years as German chancellor are ending. Foreign correspondents look back.

23 hours ago

Iceland recount means male MPs hold Althing -- Iceland briefly became the first European country where women would make up more than half of all lawmakers, or so the country thought until a recount. The ruling coalition has also secured enough votes to stay in power.

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Israeli forces kill 4 Palestinians in West Bank -- Four Palestinian gunmen were killed in an arrest operation targeting a Hamas cell in West Bank, Israel's military said. Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said the Hamas operatives were planning an imminent attack on Israel.

17 hours ago

US Amtrak train derails with over 150 on board -- Officials said at least three people were killed and several more injured in the state of Montana as seven cars of Seattle-bound train went off the rails.

21 hours ago

Swiss vote 'yes' to same-sex marriage

12 hours ago

Germany's political parties — what you need to know

7 hours ago

German election: Armin Laschet commits voting gaffe

13 hours ago

Seven ways Africa is adapting to climate change -- Africa Climate Week will focus on ambitious climate change solutions. DW looks at strategies from across the continent.

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In Idlib, a Syrian artist bids Merkel farewell -- Aziz Asmar's latest mural of the German chancellor is a token of gratitude and a farewell.

12 hours ago

Bremen leads Germany's vaccination drive -- Germany has seen vaccination rates slow. The city state of Bremen, however, has seen an impressive vaccine uptake.

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5 years after deal, peace elusive in Colombia -- In September 2016, Colombia signed a peace deal with FARC guerrillas. But the rebellion hasn't completely died down.

14 hours ago

Inside South Africa's deadly initiation rituals -- In South Africa, the transition from boyhood to manhood results in the deaths of dozens of young boys every year.

10 hours ago

Your very own Czech bunker for €1,000 -- The Czech army has been selling thousands of military bunkers that were intended to prevent a Nazi attack in 1938.

12 hours ago

Wild boars pester Rome -- Droves of hogs in the Italian capital are causing a stink for populist Mayor Virginia Raggi's reelection campaign.

12 hours ago

Global concert takes aim at climate, COVID -- At the 24-hour Global Citizen Live concert, stars took to stages all over the world against poverty and climate change.

11 hours ago

PERSPECTIVES - Every two years would be a Cup runneth over - Proposals from FIFA to play the World Cup every two years are motivated by the wrong things, but sadly predictable.

14 hours ago

Win a prize when Germany goes to the polls -- Every four years, Germany elects a new government. This time around, we have a special surprise just for you.

6 days ago

From CDU dismay to Green disappointment to SPD delight

4 hours ago

Germany: Berlin locals vote to expropriate real estate giants

5 hours ago

Fact check: Myths about ballot 'fraud' at German election polls

6 hours ago

Switzerland's same-sex marriage referendum explained

1 day ago

Inside Europe 23.09.2021

3 days ago

#SeeYouInCourt: Climate litigation heats up

3 days ago

Robert Lewandowski wins Golden Shoe after prolific Bayern Munich season

5 days ago

Russia roasts West over Mali, Afghanistan pullout

23 hours ago

Tunisia: Opposition officials resign amid political crisis

1 day ago

Somalia: Deadly explosion kills several outside the presidential palace

1 day ago

DW News Africa with Christine Mhundwa, 24 September 2021

2 days ago

India: Why medical students are taking their own lives

1 day ago

DW News Asia with Biresh Banerjee, 24 September 2021

2 days ago

Are the US and China tiptoeing toward an Indo-Pacific Cold War?

1 day ago

German election: Pakistani-origin female politician eyes Bundestag seat

2 days ago

World leaders pledge $400 billion to boost clean energy and renewables

1 day ago

DW Business - Europe & America

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DW Business - Africa

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French luxury fashion brand Saint Laurent to go fur-free in 2022

2 days ago

'We didn't have the luxury to care about the environment'

2 days ago

Revisiting Berlin's wetlands, the global food agenda and queer inclusion

3 days ago

Living Planet: The former wetlands of Berlin

3 days ago

Weekly roundup: Kids, dogs and political instability

2 days ago

Screen time & kids — it may not matter

2 days ago

The coronavirus pandemic is far from over

6 months ago

Study finds sexual assault can lead to dementia

3 days ago

What is your favorite European fashion period?

1 day ago

7 facts about Richard Wagner, his music and his misadventures

2 days ago

Documentary 'Ghosts of Afghanistan' exposes broken hopes

2 days ago

Nirvana's iconic 1990s album 'Nevermind' turns 30

2 days ago

'Farewell and a new start': Freiburg say goodbye to historic Dreisamstadion

7 hours ago

F1: Lewis Hamilton wins Russian Grand Prix

13 hours ago

Bundesliga: Midfield maestro Denis Zakaria seals unhappy Gladbach return for Marco Rose

1 day ago

Opinion: Move over grand coalition — Germany wants change

8 hours ago

Opinion: Youth's lack of political power jeopardizes Germany

14 hours ago

The SPD: Germany's oldest political party

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