As the liberation of Mosul from the "Islamic State" group gathers pace, Iraq's second city has been coming back to life with remarkable speed. DW's Florian Neuhof reports from neighborhoods of freshly shaven men.
US companies operating in China have warned the future administration under Donald Trump against heading toward a trade war with China. They said excessive US import tariffs were likely to trigger retaliation.
Chinese authorities have ordered local meteorological bureaus to cease issuing smog alerts. The move has increased fears that that the government is trying to suppress information on the country's air pollution.
The CIA has made about 930,000 declassified documents, totaling some 12 million pages, available online. The treasure trove of documents is likely to lead to new insights into history and CIA activities.
Dutch security and justice minister Ard van der Steur said in a parliamentary debate on Tuesday that “underestimating” the risk of foreign hacking to influence elections was “dangerous”. He said the government was “very alert” of that risk ahead of Lower House elections on 15 March. Liberal MP Kees Verhoeven had raised the issue because to him it was “obviou […]
The European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg ruled against Russia after it imposed a child adoption ban on US citizens. Russia had prevented 45 Americans from adopting Russian-born children. The international court, which monitors the 47 members of the Council of Europe, including Russia, said on Tuesday the ban was "discriminatory" and ordered […]
Ireland could recover another €1.6 billion in lost interest, in addition to the €13 billion of unpaid taxes Apple will have to pay after a European Commission ruling, according to an evaluation by the Bloomberg Intelligence analysis centre. The Bloomberg press agency reports the bill could have increased further had interests rates not "luckily" dr […]