A leading German economic think tank has reported an unexpected drop in investor confidence among market players in Europe's powerhouse. Brexit fears are not the only reason for the negative development.
Riot police in France have used tear gas and water cannon to break up a protest blocking a key fuel depot near the southern port of Marseille. Pickets over labor reforms have caused gasoline shortages around the country.
Sanctions are falling short and hurting the wrong people, the UN Rapporteur for Human Rights in North Korea told DW. Nonetheless, Marzuki Darusman sees reason to believe that the pressure is starting to pay off.
Residents of the Japanese capital are angry as French prosecutors launch an investigation into reports of millions being paid to ensure Tokyo won race to host 2020 Games - but they're not surprised. Julian Ryall reports.
German chemical and pharmatical firm Bayer made a $62-billion offer (€55.3 billion) to buy Monsanto. The US company is world leader for seeds and farm chemicals, including the controversial Roundup weed killer, and is one of the main producers of genetically modified plants.
Greek forces started on Tuesday morning to evacuate the migrant camp at Idomeni, near the Macedonian border. More than 8,000 people, mostly from from Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq, were blocked there since the border was closed in March. Greek authorities say they will be moved to camps with better conditions.