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Iran: Trump administration a 'real threat' to Middle East - 21 Sep 2018 at 7:08pm - Iran's foreign minister has urged the US to "start acting like a normal state." Tensions have risen between the two nations after President Trump abandoned the Iran nuclear deal in May and renewed sanctions on Tehran.

Indian bishop arrested after nun accuses him of rape - 21 Sep 2018 at 4:39pm - Following public protests, Indian police have arrested Catholic Bishop Franco Mulakkal on suspicion of repeatedly raping a nun. The cleric described the charges as a conspiracy against the church.

Children contemplating suicide in Greece's Moria refugee camp - 21 Sep 2018 at 4:02pm - The Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos houses more than 9,000 people ? three times its intended capacity. Florian Westphal of Doctors Without Borders warns that a quarter of the children there are suicidal.

Opinion: Keep your nerves Germany! - 21 Sep 2018 at 2:39pm - For the first time, the right-wing populist Alternative for Germany party is polling ahead of the Social Democrats. The country's political establishment must remain calm and show strength, says DW's Jens Thurau.

Sudan Islamic clerics attack DW show 'Shabab Talk' - 21 Sep 2018 at 2:32pm - A young woman's passionate plea for freedom and respect has sparked a heated debate about gender inequality in Sudan. Video of the Arabic-language DW show went viral, garnering more than one million views.

Hurricane Florence leaves toxic soup in its wake - 21 Sep 2018 at 2:25pm - Coal ash sites and hog farms are overflowing from Hurricane Florence, echoing the environmental chaos when chemical plants flooded during Hurricane Harvey. How can these such health risks be managed as hurricanes grow?

Detroit's humble Renaissance man - 21 Sep 2018 at 2:05pm - David DiChiera made Detroit more palatable for businesses after he brought opera back to downtown. It was through his strong will and foresight that today's revival of the city is possible. His death leaves a big hole.

Theresa May: EU must respect UK in Brexit talks - 21 Sep 2018 at 1:41pm - Theresa May says it is "not acceptable" for EU leaders to reject her plan without an alternative.

German coalition to reconsider firing and promotion of ex-intelligence chief ... - 21 Sep 2018 at 1:28pm - The heads of Germany's ruling coalition faced uproar after firing intelligence chief Hans-Georg Maassen only to immediately promote him. The issue seems far from settled as Angela Merkel agreed to reconsider the move.

Germany's soaring housing prices spark calls for reform - 21 Sep 2018 at 1:25pm - From occupying buildings in Berlin to street protests in Munich, housing shortages and high rents are driving people in Germany to take action. Now politicians have gathered in the capital for a so-called housing summit.

Documentary lays bare the flight of an African migrant - 21 Sep 2018 at 12:28pm - A Paris-based Ivorian refugee retraced the dangerous route he took through Africa to escape civil war and produced Revenir, eye-opening documentary screened at the African Film Festival in Cologne.

Turkey arrests more than a hundred soldiers over alleged Gulen links - 21 Sep 2018 at 12:17pm - Among those arrested were several high-ranking officers on active duty. The move comes shortly after 15,000 soldiers and police officers were fired under a state of emergency.

Bundesliga: Hoffenheim and Borussia Dortmund return for domestic duel - 21 Sep 2018 at 12:16pm - After European trips in which performances didn't equate to results, Borussia Dortmund and Hoffenheim meet in the Bundesliga. Memories of Hoffenheim's last day win over BVB in May will still be fresh in Dortmund minds.

Bundesliga sides have reasons to be cheerful after European exploits - 21 Sep 2018 at 11:29am - With four wins, two draws and one defeat, German sides got off to a decent start in Europe this week. There are reasons to be positive as the Bundesliga enters a busy period - but familiar failings persist for some.

Australian journalist James Ricketson pardoned in Cambodia - 21 Sep 2018 at 11:22am - The documentarian had been accused of espionage, but prosecutors failed to provide any evidence. Ricketson is the latest in a series of political prisoners released recently by Cambodia's repressive government.

German politics fragment as support for big parties erodes - 21 Sep 2018 at 11:20am - Conservatives and Social Democrats long dominated Germany's political culture, generating broad appeal. But their ability to unite people under proverbial big tents is waning, while small parties profit from the discord.

'Provocative, undignified': Artists demand resignation of German interior min... - 21 Sep 2018 at 10:58am - In an open letter, prominent German writers, actors, filmmakers and musicians have urged the resignation of Interior Minister Horst Seehofer following the latest comments of the hard-line politician.

Hans Scholl: Fighting for freedom until death - 21 Sep 2018 at 10:49am - He fought Hitler with slogans and leaflets; that cost him his life. On September 22, the founder of the White Rose movement Hans Scholl would have turned 100. A look back at the famous resistance group against Hitler.

Turkey charges Austrian journalist Max Zirngast with terrorism - 21 Sep 2018 at 10:35am - Max Zirngast was arrested last week in Ankara and questioned about his research on left-wing Turkish politicians. The Austrian government demanded an explanation for his detention and called on Turkey to release him.

Pound falls after May's Brexit statement - 21 Sep 2018 at 10:31am - Sterling's slide deepens after the Prime Minister's comments renew fears of a no-deal Brexit.

Baby names: Hunter and Aurora join top 100 - 21 Sep 2018 at 10:18am - Oliver and Olivia are still the most popular names but there are "fascinating changes" in the list.

Peggy Knobloch: Man admits dumping missing German girl's body - 21 Sep 2018 at 9:57am - He left the body of nine-year-old Peggy Knobloch in a forest 17 years ago, prosecutors say.

Accident gondola of the Zugspitz cable car rescued - 21 Sep 2018 at 9:49am - The damaged cabin of the spectacular new Zugspitz cable car during an emergency exercise last week could be salvaged. However, for safety reasons, the cable car will have to stand still for a longer period of time.

'Restless times' exhibition features Germany's latest archaeological finds - 21 Sep 2018 at 9:39am - Weapons, art and jewelry over the millennia are on display at the "Restless Times, Archaeology in Germany" exhibition in Berlin. Europeans, that much is clear, were constantly on the go.

Did UN 'self-censorship' aggravate Rohingya crisis in Myanmar? - 21 Sep 2018 at 9:22am - A report detailing massive human rights violations in Myanmar has pointed to UN negligence as a factor in allowing the Rohingya crisis in Rakhine State to escalate.

Germany: Suspect confesses to transporting corpse of missing girl Peggy - 21 Sep 2018 at 9:05am - Police are closer to solving one of Germany's most mysterious missing-person cases. A man has confessed to transporting the corpse of a 9-year-old girl who vanished 15 years ago to the forest where it was found in 2016.

Maldives holds presidential election as China and India vie for influence - 21 Sep 2018 at 8:48am - The Maldives' presidential election has been dubbed a "referendum on freedom." As China gains more political influence across the archepelago, India wants an electoral setback for "pro-Beijing" President Yameen.

China vows 'consequences' over US sanctions on Russian weapons purchase - 21 Sep 2018 at 8:46am - Washington's decision to impose sanctions on the Chinese military over their purchase of Russian fighter jets has left Beijing and Moscow fuming. Russia has accused the US of trying to suppress economic competition.

Raab: EU yanked up the handbrake - 21 Sep 2018 at 8:39am - The Brexit secretary says the UK has "revved up the motor of these negotiations" with the EU.

UEFA evaluation puts Germany ahead of Turkey for Euro 2024 - 21 Sep 2018 at 8:17am - A UEFA evaluation report has given Germany the edge over Turkey in the two countries' bids to host Euro 2024. It named human rights and accommodation among the problematic issues for Turkey.