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The new rocket significantly increases China’s payload capacity to meet its ambitous goals in space. China’s space program includes opening a space station in 2022 and landing on the moon in 2024.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has met Chinese leaders in Beijing to push investment cooperation. A number of contracts for infrastructure, trade and innovation are being signed.
Scotland’s administration is seeking immediate discussions with the EU to keep the country in the bloc. A million voters in the UK have called for a change in the law to require a 60 percent majority in an EU vote.
While the UK overall narrowly favored Brexit, a large majority of Scots voted to remain in the EU. Thursday’s referendum has reopened the question of Scottish independence, Peter Geoghegan reports from Edinburgh.
Commander-in-chief of the Russian Navy, Vladimir Korolyov, said his country’s navy will conduct over 40 tactical military drills around the world by the end of 2016, state-run Russian news agency Sputnik reported.
One of the EU’s most fragile economies is bracing for fallout from Britain’s referendum. Greece has become ground zero for the EU’s experiments – from austerity to refugee distribution. Omaira Gill reports from Athens.
The top diplomats also discussed regional updates, including the peace process
Germany’s top diplomat Frank-Walter Steinmeier urged Brexit talks to start “as soon as possible” after meeting representatives of the EU’s founding nations. His colleagues also put pressure on London to hurry talks up.
Europe must re-organize after the Brexit, Ulrike Guerot tells DW. The political scientist argues the understandably angry British people made their choice.
EU officials have called for the UK to start the exit process “as soon as possible” after voters decided to leave the bloc. But the US president said their decision speaks to the “challenges raised by globalization.”
Spain’s general election looks likely to result in a weak government that is a poor representation of its voters. Interim Prime Minister Rajoy’s conservative party leads the race. Santiago Saez reports from Madrid.
The press freedom watchdog has slammed Turkey for charging three journalists with spreading ‘terrorist propaganda.’ Washington warned of a ‘troubling trend’ in the Anatolian country, saying democracy is being undermined.
The US has always staunchly advocated Britain’s EU membership. That’s why Brexit supporters who thought that Britain’s leaving the EU wouldn’t affect – or could improve – ties with the US are in for a negative surprise.
Six weeks before crucial municipal elections, ANC leader and South African President Jacob Zuma has suffered another courtroom setback. Corruption charges against him, once believed buried, are resurfacing.
Wrong again: Opinion polls had suggested that the “Remain” side would win. DW spoke with John Curtice, a British professor of politics who specializes in opinion polls, about what might have happened.
The UK has voted to leave the EU in a referendum and the prime minister who called it, David Cameron, says he will quit. Cameron said the vote “must be respected,” but that another prime minister should implement it.
One of the six soldiers in the iconic World War II photograph showing the raising of the US flag at Iwo Jima was misidentified, according to a new historical study. The men have been immortalized in popular culture.
While the world has its eyes on a Brexit, the Russian Duma is voting on a set of anti-terror laws that will drastically limit civic freedoms. Above all, social media activities will be harshly penalized in the future.
A historic day of voting for Britain and the rest of Europe has begun. What will happen on the day of the British referendum and the days that follow? Barbara Wesel (London) and Bernd Riegert (Brussels) report.
A rescue crew has transported two US workers from a remote research base on South Pole in a small plane, braving polar darkness and extreme cold. The flight from the base to the edge of Antarctica lasted around 10 hours.
The US election between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton is increasingly being fought on social media platforms like Twitter where the candidates boast millions of followers. But not all of them are human – or benign.
Hundreds of young people choose to go to Syria, despite their vastly more comfortable lives in Europe. But why does “Islamic State” attract so many Europeans? Radicalization expert Maarten van de Donk explains.
No longer a failed state, though struggling to rise from the ashes. Mohamed Omer Arteh, Somalia’s Deputy Prime Minister, is Michel Friedman’s guest on Conflict Zone.
In a speech to parliament, President Vladimir Putin said combat readiness must be boosted in response to NATO’s “aggressive actions” near Russia’s borders. He has called for unity in the fight against terrorism.
India and Pakistan are expected to become full members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), a security grouping dominated by China and Russia. How important is this membership for the two countries?
There are around two million EU citizens living and working in the UK. As Julia Macfarlane discovered, there’s a certain sense of panic about their status should the UK vote to leave the EU.
A jaguar used as part of the Olympic torch ceremony in Brazil has been shot and killed after escaping. The Olympic Committee said it was “very unhappy” about the tragic shooting
Israel will open a NATO mission at alliance headquarters. Closer cooperation between the Jewish state and NATO had been blocked by a feud between Turkey and Israel, which are now on the cusp of normalizing relations.
At least 34 pro-government soldiers have been killed and 100 wounded in clashes with the “Islamic State” in Libya. It was one of the bloodiest days since forces loyal to the government sought to retake Sirte from IS.
The euro and pound have fallen as the Brexit referendum approaches in the UK. With the “remain” and “leave” camps running almost level in the polls the markets are reflecting the uncertainty, as wary voices grow.