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Trump attacks top Democrat for rejecting Mexico wall deal

36 minutes ago

US President Donald Trump has bitterly attacked top Democrat Nancy Pelosi after she rejected a deal on immigration and the Mexico border wall that would end a 30-day-old government shutdown.

May is said to give up on cross-party talks to fix Brexit

2019-01-21 08:10

Theresa May will return to Parliament on Monday having briefed her Cabinet on Sunday evening that there was little prospect of cross-party Brexit talks succeeding.

Minister says UK faces 'political tsunami' if Brexit halted

2019-01-21 06:14

Britain's trade minister says the country will face a "political tsunami" if the government does not deliver on voters' decision to leave the European Union.

WATCH: Women march across the US for third straight year

2019-01-20 20:48

Women's March, a national nonprofit organisation that evolved from the initial Washington march, again hosted its main event in Washington, with hundreds of "sister" marches in other cities.

 
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FATAL FIRE:  Firefighters and French gendarmes stand in front of a building destroyed by a major fire which killed two people and injured 22 more, at the ski resort of Courchevel in the French Alps. (Fanny Hardy, AFP)

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WATCH: Lunar eclipse in progress

52 minutes ago

An unusual set of celestial circumstances came together on Sunday for skywatchers in Europe, Africa and the Americas, where a total lunar eclipse was glimpsed.

WATCH: Car bomb explosion in Northern Ireland

2019-01-20 20:44

CCTV shows the moment of a car bomb explosion in Londonderry. The Police Service of Northern Ireland released the clips after two arrests were made in connection with the blast.

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US shutdown: Trump offers concessions on immigrants in return for wall funds

2019-01-20 09:50

US President Donald Trump has offered to temporarily shield a million immigrants from deportation if Congress authorises funding for his Mexican border wall, as the US government shutdown grinds on.

WATCH: Brexit broke this shop that has been standing for decades - 'It is a terrible mistake', says owner

2019-01-20 12:04

DW's Linda Vierecke met an English woman who owns a shop selling British goods in the German capital. It's been operating successfully for decades - but now she's ready to retire.

WATCH: Horrifying fireball at ruptured Mexico oil pipeline kills 21

2019-01-19 18:44

A huge fireball at a pipeline leaking fuel in central Mexico has killed at least 21 people and badly burnt 71 others as locals were collecting the spilling gasoline in buckets and garbage cans.

Tesla to cut 7% of workforce amid tough profit outlook

2019-01-19 14:58

Elon Musk's electric car manufacturer Tesla Motors announced Friday it was cutting its workforce by about seven percent in a push to keep the Model 3 affordable for middle-income consumers.

Trump plans 'major announcement' on border, longest shutdown

2019-01-19 13:19

President Donald Trump says he'll make a "major announcement" on the government shutdown and the southern border on Saturday afternoon, as the standstill over his border wall continues.

WATCH: In tears and shock, Poland bids farewell to murdered mayor

2019-01-19 11:33

Poles will gather on Saturday in the Baltic port city of Gdansk for the funeral of murdered liberal mayor Pawel Adamowicz, whose public stabbing has raised questions about hate speech in politics in the country.

George W. Bush treats Secret Service detail to pizza

2019-01-19 10:11

Former President George W. Bush treated his Secret Service detail to pizza to show his appreciation for their service without paychecks during the partial government shutdown.

Trump giving 'new life' to ISIS, former envoy says

2019-01-19 08:41

President Donald Trump's decision to pull US troops from Syria was made without deliberation, left allies "bewildered" and has rejuvenated the Islamic State group, the official formerly in charge of fighting the jihadists said on Friday.

Shutdown hits home for Trump; he lives in government housing

2019-01-19 07:06

Life at the White House during shutdown means no selfies at receptions, no visitors touring its famous rooms and a skeletal staff meeting basic needs.

Woman convicted in Singapore of forcing maid to hurt self with hot water

2019-01-18 22:08

A Singaporean woman was found guilty on Friday of abusing her Myanmar maid, including forcing her to pour hot water onto herself and to drink water laced with floor cleaner.

'Thousands' more children separated from parents at US border in 2017-18

2019-01-18 20:33

Thousands more children were forcibly separated from their parents after illegally crossing the US-Mexico border from 2017-2018 than originally admitted by US President Donald Trump's administration, an official report said.

Dogs ruin family photo with hilarious stunt

2019-01-18 17:40

A pair of randy golden retrievers ruined a family portrait – and raised some laughs – when they got in front of the camera.

WATCH: 20 gigantic blocks of ice comes to life

2019-01-18 17:10

Twenty sculptors from all over the world compete for three days and three nights to bring gigantic blocks of ice to life during the 28th edition of Valloire's ice sculpture competition, in France's Savoy region.

WATCH: Snow chaos in the Alps

2019-01-20 08:36

Even older Austrians are amazed by the amount of snow that's fallen in a matter of days. Soldiers, firefighters and volunteers are helping in the most affected areas.

WATCH: Trump promises March for Life crowd that he stands with them

2019-01-20 09:39

US President Donald Trump seeks to assure opponents of abortion rights that he stands with them and would veto any legislation that "weakens the protection of human life."

WATCH: Spanish rescuers drilling tunnel to search for toddler in well

2019-01-19 22:22

Engineers have begun drilling a tunnel to find a two-year-old boy who fell into a well in southern Spain a week ago, joining hundreds of rescue workers already at the scene.

Two monks shot dead as violence flares in Thailand's deep south

2019-01-19 21:18

Gunmen in Thailand's deep south shot dead two Buddhist monks and wounded two others inside a temple, police said Saturday, capping a week of deadly violence as the prime minister vowed to "punish" those responsible.

Swine flu kills at least 40 in India's Rajasthan state

2019-01-19 19:57

BJP official among more than 1,000 tested positive so far this year for H1N1 virus that wreaked global havoc in 2009.

Special counsel disputes explosive report on Trump lawyer testimony

2019-01-19 14:58

Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office took the rare step Friday of disputing a news report on his Russia investigation, saying a BuzzFeed article alleging that US President Donald Trump directed his former lawyer to lie to Congress is "not accurate

Philippines' richest man Sy dies at 94

2019-01-19 14:32

The Philippines' wealthiest man Henry Sy, who rose from being a penniless Chinese immigrant to leading a multi-billion dollar business empire, died on Saturday, his conglomerate has announced.

WATCH: Border Patrol arrests 376 who dug under barrier in Arizona

2019-01-19 13:02

Authorities say a group of 376 Central Americans was arrested in southwest Arizona, the vast majority of them families who used short, shallow holes dug under a barrier to cross the border

WATCH: Butterflies, the unlikely victims of Trump's border wall

2019-01-19 11:01

In Mission, Texas, the construction of part of a long-promised wall on the border with Mexico to stem the tide of undocumented migrants is already in progress.

UNESCO names Rio its 2020 'World Capital of Architecture'

2019-01-19 07:18

The UN culture and education agency has recognized Rio de Janeiro as the "World Capital of Architecture" for 2020.

Operation begins to lift sunken containers off Dutch coast

2019-01-18 22:46

A salvage operation to lift scores of shipping containers from the seabed off the northwestern coast of the Netherlands has begun, more than two weeks after they tumbled off a cargo vessel in a storm

Australian police arrest man over Israeli student's death

2019-01-18 21:22

Police have arrested a man for questioning over the death of an Israeli student who was killed while walking home late at night this week in Australia's second largest city.

Woman, testifying against El Chapo, details affair

2019-01-18 16:03

A woman who says she had an affair with notorious Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin Guzman has testified against him at his US trial.

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