'Refugees Welcome' banner in Berlin, Germany

Germany Expels 27 Afghan Refugees Despite Protests

Germany said it had expelled 27 Afghan men, despite fierce protests from opponents who say it is not safe to return them to war-torn Afghanistan.

Number of Homeless in Germany Skyrockets in Just 2 Years

The number of homeless people in Germany grew more than 150% from 2014-2016, although the government does not keep official statistics.
EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini

US Jerusalem Move Could Return Region to ‘Darker Times’: EU’s Mogherini

U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to officially recognise Jerusalem as the Israeli capital could take the region "backwards to even darker times," the E.U.'s diplomatic chief warned on Thursday.
Refugee life jackets

EU Takes Czechs, Hungary, Poland to Top Court over Refugee Quotas

The European Union took the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland to the bloc's top court Thursday over their refusal to accept quotas for refugees, setting up a new clash between Brussels and key eastern states.
Hamas capital Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem

Hamas Chief Calls for New Intifada Over Trump’s Jerusalem Move

Hamas leader called for a new Palestinian intifada, or uprising, on Thursday over Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Syrian Government to Return to Geneva Talks Sunday

The Syrian government delegation will return to Geneva on Sunday for peace talks hosted by the United Nations on ending the country's brutal conflict.
Hamas capital Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem

Trump Announces Plans to Move US Embassy to Jerusalem

US President Donald Trump announced he recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital and will move the US embassy there, despite international warnings that it could undermine the peace process
Dag Hammarskjold, secretary-general of the United Nations

UN Seeks to Relaunch Probe into Chief’s 1961 Death

A Swedish-backed resolution circulating at the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday seeks to relaunch an investigation into the death of the world body's late chief Dag Hammarskjold, who was killed in a 1961 plane crash in Africa.
Vladimir Putin, president of Russia

Putin Tries to Excuse the System He Built in Russia

Russian hackers linked to the Kremlin are accused of interfering in democratic processes in the West, from elections to referendums to independence votes
People watch a TV with footage of a missile test in North Korea

South Korea’s Moon to Visit China for Talks on North Korea

South Korean President Moon Jae-in will visit China for talks amid tentative signs of movement after tension over North Korea's nuclear threats.