Russian media: IS leader almost certainly killed
23 June 2017 | 3:10 pm
A senior Russian politician quoted by news agency Interfax has said the killing of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is almost a certainty.
12 May 2019
Meet the people tracking Islamic State group violence.
14 Jul 2019
About 1,000 Germans traveled to the Middle East to join the 'Islamic State' after 2013. A third of them have since returned to Germany. Some died on the battlefield, others are in prison, but many appear to be missing.
24 Aug 2019
Germany's defense minister has met with female victims from the Yazidi minority group in northern Iraq. It is the German minister's third and final day of her inaugural tour of the Middle East.
2 Oct 2019
Thousands of foreign 'IS' supporters are held in Kurdish camps in Syria. Most European countries refuse to repatriate them, but Kosovo is bringing its citizens home. DW met with one female returnee under house arrest.
19 Nov 2019
The sudden US troop withdrawal from Syria has left its Kurdish allies in the lurch. As a Turkish offensive looms, the risk of devastating consequences, including IS resurgence, has Brussels and much of Europe concerned.
27 Oct 2019
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed in a special forces operation in the Syrian province of Idlib, according to the US president. His death is considered a crippling blow to the once-influential militant group.
24 Nov 2019
Turkish authorities say 20 German "Islamic State" members are in their custody. They want Germany and other European countries to repatriate their citizens, something most have been hesitant to do.
9 Nov 2019
The death of 'Islamic State' leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi near Turkey's border has sparked concern Ankara isn't doing enough to fight the terrorist militia. Critics say the government's approach has been too lenient.
25 Nov 2019
The UK government has arranged for British orphans in Syria to be repatriated to the UK. The UK now joins Germany in repatriating children whose parents were suspected members of the so-called "Islamic State."
29 Dec 2019
Hundreds of Europeans who joined "Islamic State" abroad are in detention in northern Syria. Among them are Aicha and her four kids, who wish to return to Germany. Aicha's lawyer explains the family's predicament.
28 Aug 2020
The Nigerian army says it has "full control" of a northeastern town where sources say hundreds of people have been taken hostage by jihadists. Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) fighters stormed the town Kukawa on Tuesday and seized hundreds of residents who had only just returned after fleeing their homes for nearly two years, according to locals and militia sources.
30 Mar 2021
The Islamic State group claims responsibility for seizing the northern town of Palma in Mozambique. It's the latest attack in an escalating Islamist insurgency sweeping the region. Also, tensions erupt between students and the government in South Africa over free higher education. Our correspondents went to find out whether cancelling student debt is a viable option. And we catch up with DR Congo music star Fabregas Le Métis Noir in the lead-up to the release of his first French-language album.
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Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz has named his son and heir Prince Mohammed bin Salman as the kingdom's prime minister and his second son Prince Khalid as defense minister in a Cabinet reshuffle.
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As European countries turn to energy suppliers in Southeast Asia, driving up global prices, there are concerns that other developing countries are being forced to spend more on increasingly expensive LNG or coal.
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North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un has threatened to use nuclear weapons in the event of a military confrontation. The warning came as North Koreans marked 'Victory Day,' the 69th anniversary of the armistice that ended hostilities in the Korean War.
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As protests continue in Iran following the murder of a young woman by the "morality" police, Iranian dissident artist Parastou Forouhar is full of anger but has some optimism.
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This Cayenne is the new top-of-the-line model: 640 horsepower, 4 liter V8 bi-turbo engine, 0-100 in 3.3 seconds, top speed of 300 kilometers an hour. We went out for a spin on the racetrack with rally legend Walter Röhrl.