Category Archives: In Depth

Syria summit: What Germany wants, and how it might help

Turkish, Russian, French and German leaders are gathering in Istanbul to discuss the future of Syria at the weekend. Germany has clear objectives — and perhaps more to offer than you might think. Continue reading

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Watergate alum: Firing Rod Rosenstein would be criminal

Should Donald Trump fire Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein, who oversees the probe into Russia’s election meddling, he would commit obstruction of justice, former Watergate prosecutor Nick Akerman told DW. Continue reading

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High hopes for Germany’s UN Security Council membership

International expectations are high for Germany after Berlin’s bid for a non-permanent seat on the UN Security Council won overwhelming support earlier this year. But fulfilling them all could prove tricky. Continue reading

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John McCain honored as champion of bipartisanship and traditional American values

Thousands of Americans and many foreign dignitaries paid their respects to the late John McCain in a week of remembrance that was capped with a service at Washington’s National Cathedral. Why was he so revered? Continue reading

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In Yemen, ‘nearly all children’ at risk from war

Saudi Arabia is behind "the single biggest attack on children" during the war in Yemen, rights groups say. With no end in sight, observers are asking whether targeting children is a new feature of the brutal conflict. Continue reading

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‘Deal of the century’: US pushes Israeli-Palestinian plan

From the "right of return" to the status of Jerusalem, Donald Trump is hoping to write the terms for peace. DW examines the biggest questions about the White House’s vision for an end to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Continue reading

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Credit card cloning on rise in India amid Narendra Modi’s cashless push

Lack of awareness, outdated ATMs and less-secure cards make the country an easy target for criminal gangs. Could the rise in fraud cases deter Indians from endorsing their leader’s cashless pitch? Continue reading

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Ukrainians nervous that Trump, Putin could decide on Crimea question

The meeting between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin has many concerned in Kyiv. Many fear there is a chance the leaders will come to an agreement on the annexation of Crimea without involving Ukraine. Continue reading

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Six stumbling blocks in German-Russian relations

When Angela Merkel meets Vladimir Putin in Sochi, there will be new common ground to discuss: Germany and Russia both want to save the Iran deal. Beyond that, however, there are some serious differences. Continue reading

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UK’s aging nuclear reactors have ‘reached threshold limit’

Nuclear plant operator EDF Energy is hoping to restart a reactor it had to close because of new cracks. Experts have warned against extending the lives of old reactors, saying operators are "gambling with public safety." Continue reading

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