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Daily Bulletin 13.07.2017 | 18:30 UTC
China's Nobel Peace Prize winning dissident Liu Xiaobo dies
China's most prominent political dissident Liu Xiaobo has died in custody after a battle with liver cancer. The news triggered an outpouring of grief and condemnation for China's treatment of him.
All smiles in Paris as Presidents Macron and Trump agree on Syria initiative
French President Emmanuel Macron and US President Donald Trump spoke of their friendly relations following talks at the Elysee Palace. Trump hinted something could happen on the US stance on the Paris Climate accord.
Donald Trump Jr. and his Russian friends - what do we know about them?
The latest Trump-related scandal involves a pop singer, a Russian lawyer, a show business manager, a Russian-Azeri real estate mogul, and Donald Trump Jr. DW gives you an overview of the main players.
Franco-German cooperation focuses on EU reforms, defense, enterprise and education
Defense, enterprise and education head the list for joint measures after the Franco-German Ministerial Council meeting in Paris. The two countries' leaders are developing closer cooperation as they look to EU reforms.
In Depth
Liu Xiaobo, China's dissident 'without enemies'
Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, an important critic of China's Communist Party, has died after years of imprisonment. He is known for his peaceful fight for democracy.
How Berlin's Lebanese mafia clans work
A Lebanese organized crime family is said to be behind the spectacular theft of a giant Canadian gold coin - "the Big Maple Leaf" - from a museum in Berlin. But who are the "family R?"
Muslim ID proposal sparks anger in Philippines Marawi
Amid an ongoing battle between the Philippine army and Islamists in the city of Marawi, a proposal to issue a Muslim ID as part of counterterrorism measures has sparked anger in the country. Ana P. Santos reports.
The financial system killing environmental activists
A Global Witness report reveals 2016 as the deadliest year yet for environmental defenders. International investors are accused of bankrolling the projects that hundreds of people have been killed protesting.
Living Planet: Under the sea
The world's oceans are full of weird and wonderful creatures. We splash down under the waves for a glimpse at some of the less charismatic species, we find out what's behind Europe's mysterious dolphin deaths, and we meet a tiny undersea sociopath who likes to smash things.
The renaissance of Roger Federer - and the lessons for Murray and Djokovic
Just over a year ago, injuries forced Roger Federer out of the French Open and a great career appeared close to the end. But a break from the sport has helped him to the verge of a second grand slam in 2017.
Tour de France: Froome loses yellow jersey as France's Bardet wins stage 12
Reigning champion Chris Froome has lost the yellow jersey following stage 12 of the Tour de France. Romain Bardet won the mountainous stage from Pau to Peyragudes
Wimbledon 2017: Venus Williams books final date with Garbine Muguruza
The American, 37, will play the Spaniard in the Wimbledon final after both were dominant in straight sets wins on Thursday. For Williams, it's a first Wimbledon final since 2009, while Muguruza fell at the last in 2015.
Women's Euro 2017: All you need to know
The 12th edition of the tournament is the largest yet, reflecting the growing popularity of the women's game. Perennial champions Germany will be among the favorites in the Netherlands but there's plenty more going on.
Newsletters & Co.
On the road to the German election
Germans are heading to the polls this September. Discover what the elections in Germany mean to Germany, Europe and the world with our online special: Germany Decides.
Saving the environment starts with people
Meet the Kenyan eco-ambassadors from DW's popular environmental show Eco@Africa. Whether it is waste reduction or innovative ideas, these individuals set an example for how Africa can address its biggest eco-challenges.

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