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Mustafa has been held in Cyprus since March of this year
The balance of trade with Cyprus has reached a €13m surplus for Egypt, says the minister
Deciding who will lead the United Nations after Ban Ki-moon is a complex and convoluted process. Mats Berdal tells DW that the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine mean politics will likely play a big role in the decision.
US senators have rejected a resolution to block a weapons deal worth $1.15 billion (1.03 billion euros) to Saudi Arabia. Lawmakers are increasingly concerned about how the kingdom is flexing its military muscles.
The IS has fired a small rocket at a military base that hosts hundreds of US troops near Mosul, with the shell testing positive “for a mustard agent.” None of the soldiers showed symptoms of poisoning.
The EU is planning to massively increase its border controls. Those who want to enter have to register, or apply for a visa. The goal is more security, though EU citizens will be spared.
Several US academics and activists called on Trump and Clinton not to meet Al-Sisi, but the meetings were held anyway
A loud explosion has shaken the busy Chelsea neighbourhood of Manhattan in New York City, injuring 29 people
After accusations of election fraud and mass protests five years ago, the Russian government is working hard to make Sunday’s parliamentary elections look fair. However, experts agree that appearances are deceiving.
The US-Russia brokered ceasefire could be extended for a further 72 hours, but Moscow has warned the US to press rebels to end ceasefire violations. Humanitarian aid for the city of Aleppo has still not been delivered.
The ceasefire in Syria remains shaky as the delivery of humanitarian aid appears to be held up by bureaucracy. UN Syrian envoy Staffan de Mistura blamed the government for sabotaging the shaky truce.
Tensions are running at an all-time high on the Korean Peninsula due to Pyongyang’s recent nuclear and missile blasts. Still, satellite imagery suggests the North might be planning more tests. Julian Ryall reports.
Former Israeli president and Noble Peace Prize Laureate Shimon Peres’ is showing signs of improvement after suffering a stroke. It is the third time the 93-year-old has been hospitalized over the past year.
Hillary Clinton’s team has released new health information regarding the candidate. The revelation earlier this week that Clinton had been diagnosed with pneumonia sparked criticism.
Nearly half of Italy’s population wants to leave the EU, the country’s economy is among the worst in the eurozone. Can the government solve this? Sandro Gozi, European Affairs Minister, is on Conflict Zone this week.
For decades, Afghanistan has been relying economically and militarily on neighboring Pakistan. But Afghan President Ghani wants to break this dependence by bolstering ties with India, where he is on a two-day visit.
As traditional protests become increasingly difficult in Russia, one group of activists has found its own way of voicing dissent. The “Silent Protest” movement has made demonstrating part of an everyday routine.
Nepal’s new Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal is set to embark on a goodwill visit to his country’s giant southern neighbor. The trip comes amid testy bilateral relations and Kathmandu’s deepening ties with Beijing.
British lawmakers have accused Cameron of launching the intervention on “erroneous assumptions.” Their report comes just days after the disgraced ex-prime minister resigned as a member of parliament.
According to German media reports, Franz Beckenbauer received 5.5 million euros ($6.2 million) as organizing committee chief for the 2006 FIFA World Cup. The football legend had said he worked voluntarily.
The European Parliament has again criticized political developments in Poland. There is no end in sight to the ongoing constitutional crisis over the country’s constitutional tribunal and press freedom.
Brazil has followed the US and China as the third-largest country for emissions to ratify the Paris Agreement on climate change. Major emitters Russia, India, Japan and Germany have still to sign up to the accord.
Two months after former EU Commission head Jose Manuel Barroso announced his new position at US banker Goldman Sachs, the EU is investigating whether the job meets ethical standards. Martin Kuebler reports from Brussels.
Scores of people have been wounded in an explosion near the seat of the Turkish ruling party in the mostly Kurdish city of Van. The blast comes after Ankara replaced dozens of Kurdish mayors over alleged terror links.
The oceans are a dark mystery. They surround us, and yet they are largely unknown. We once thought they were flat and boring. We now know they are anything but. And there’s so much more to discover.
The September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon using hijacked passenger planes were unprecedented. The effects of these events can be felt even today, writes DW’s Miodrag Soric
The Turkish government has dismissed 24 local mayors over alleged ties to Kurdish militants. The crackdown comes as President Erdogan pushes ahead with a purge of opposition supporters following a failed coup.
Clubs at the upper end of the table are investing significantly, so their commercial revenue growth has enabled increased spending