Activists say Donald Trump's reversal on separating families does little to help the thousands of children forcibly removed from their parents — the damage has already been done. Clare Richardson reports from San Diego.
Following North Korea's commitment to "complete denuclearization," Japan has planned to stop evacuation drills. North Korea previously threatened to "sink" Japan into the sea and to turn it into "ashes."
A common EU asylum policy before next week's summit? Some say that would require a miracle. German Chancellor Merkel could seek bilateral solutions, but that is no easy task either. Bernd Riegert reports from Brussels.
Protests in Nicaragua have left as many dead in just two months as the Venezuelan crisis did over the course of several years. And with the country stuck in a political stalemate, experts say anything can happen.
Speaking in Washington, German Defense Minister von der Leyen said Germany is committed to increasing its defense budget. US Defense Secretary Mattis said Germany's spending plan is "on the right track."
President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar held talks for the first time in almost two years in hopes of building bridges. The war in South Sudan has continued since the two fell out in 2013, sparking violence.
Opposition activist Nadezhda Mityushkina has won this year's Boris Nemtsov Prize, named after the murdered Kremlin critic. She told DW the persecution of political dissidents in Russia is growing worse by the week.
Angela Merkel is set to meet with leaders in Jordan and Lebanon. The two countries have the world's highest number of refugees per capita — an issue expected to be a central theme of the German chancellor's trip.
More than 450 patients died prematurely at a British hospital after being given unnecessary opioid drugs, a report finds. Patients were put on an end of life pathway after being admitted for rehabilitation.
The legislation criminalizes aid to illegal immigrants and is punishable with up to one year in jail. Hungary chose to vote on the bill even before the Council of Europe was able to submit its conclusion on it.
The US president has signed an order to end his administration's policy of separating families at the border after immense domestic and international pressure. The administration began enforcing the policy in May.
For weeks, kites fitted with incendiary devices have been floating into Israel from Gaza. Locals fear the conflict may continue to escalate, fueled by unrest and poor humanitarian conditions in the Palestinian territory.