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Internet giant Google has revealed the new logo for its search engine. The change comes as it prepares to become part of new holding company, “Alphabet”
Security forces in Lebanon have removed activists who had taken over part of the environment ministry building to protest the country’s rubbish crisis. The “You Stink” movement is taking on the country’s political class
Government data has confirmed that Canada officially fell into recession in the first half of this year. Prime Minister Stephen Harper is doing his best to avoid using the term ahead of a general election next month
A senate committee has criticised the detention centres on island nations as unsafe for asylum-seekers. Opposition lawmakers have called for the immediate removal of children from the controversial facilities.
At least five people have been killed and six others hospitalised following an explosion at a fireworks factory near Zaragozana in northeastern Spain. The cause of the blast remains unknown.
Prolific horror filmmaker Wes Craven has died at the age of 76. He directed iconic horror films such as the ‘Scream’ and ‘Nightmare on Elm Street’ series, and published a number of books
Activists say the self-styled “Islamic State” has damaged another temple in the Syrian city of Palmyra. The UNESCO World Heritage Site is being systematically razed following occupation by the Islamist militants
Italian energy giant Eni SpA says it has discovered the “largest ever” natural gas field in the Mediterranean Sea off Egypt. According to the company, the find could meet Egypt’s natural gas needs for decades to come
Latin Americans and Asians are happy that they do not need the help of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). But, Europe can no longer function without it. What’s behind the IMF’s interest in Greece?
More than 30 civilians, said to be workers at a bottling factory, have been killed in a Saudi-led airstrike on Yemen. Meanwhile, unknown gunmen have assassinated the head of security in the port city of Aden
A rally in Beirut has drawn huge crowds as people voice their frustration over government corruption and the crisis created by uncollected garbage. Organisers of the campaign have issued an ultimatum to the government
Turkish fighter jets have hit “Islamic State” targets in Syria – for the first time as part of the US-led coalition. Turkey took on a more active role in the fight against IS in July, ending months of indecisiveness
A Hungarian court has ordered four men arrested over the deaths of 71 migrants found in a truck in Austria to be remanded in custody until 29 September . Police believe the suspects are part of a people smuggling gang
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has approved a power-sharing caretaker cabinet put forward by Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu. The interim government is to lead the country into elections to be held in November.
Syrian refugee Alaa Houd left his job and family and hired people smugglers to make his way to the wealthy countries of Western Europe. Hiring people smugglers was his only way of leaving war-torn Syria. DW reporter Diana Hodali spoke with Syrian Alaa Houd and recounted his story for him.
Turkish officials have said they are now ready to fully participate in US-led coalition strikes against the “Islamic State” group. The Pentagon said joint strikes may begin within day
The UN Security Council has discussed violence against gays committed by the “Islamic State” in Syria and Iraq during an informal meeting Monday. The debate was the first of its kind to focus solely on gay rights
FIFA president Sepp Blatter has defended his organization’s bruised reputation. In a television interview, Blatter said he is clean and there is no organised corruption at world soccer’s governing body
Canadian police say suicides might be linked to the Ashley Madison hack. While most potential affected users come from North America, the leaked data suggests hundreds of thousands of Europeans might be implicated too