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Daily Bulletin 16.07.2017 | 18:30 UTC
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NATO head Stoltenberg advises Germany and Turkey to resolve issues
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has urged the Turkish and German foreign ministers to resolve their differences over visits to Turkish military bases. The dispute is part of a wider row between the two allies.
Macron and Netanyahu remember Nazi-era roundup of Jews in Paris
The French and Israeli leaders have taken part in a commemoration of the "Vel d'Hiv" roundup of more than 13,000 Jews in 1942. French President Macron denounced his country's role in sending them to their death.
Merkel's challenger Schulz unveils plan for 'modern Germany'
SPD leader Martin Schulz has called for Germany to use its budget surplus for domestic and EU-wide investment. The pitch is an attempt to revive the SPD's chances against Chancellor Merkel in September's election.
Thousands protest judicial reforms in Poland
Several thousand demonstrators have taken to the streets of Polish cities to protest at what they see as the government's latest bid to politicize the judiciary. The EU has also slammed newly passed legislation.
Europol makes 66 arrests in horsemeat scandal
Europol has announced that 66 people have been arrested for trading horsemeat unfit for human consumption. Eight EU nations cooperated in the operation.
Organic farming reaches record level in Germany
Increasing numbers of German farmers are relying on organic production, with 7.5 percent of all arable land now cultivated ecologically. The government has set its sights on an ambitious target of 20 percent.
TOP STORIES
Brexit talks round 2: what to expect
The clock is ticking toward Britain leaving the European Union. How much progress has been made and what lies ahead? As negotiations get going in earnest, DW explains the major issues and obstacles surrounding Brexit.
Sports
Tour de France
Tour de France stage 15: Bauke Mollema wins his first-ever stage, Froome leads
The Dutchman survived a punishing route to win his first-ever Tour de France stage. The yellow jersey remains with defending champion Chris Froome who made a remarkable recovery from technical issues.
Women's Euro 2017: Holders Germany face Sweden as title defense campaign begins
Sweden will be looking for revenge after Germany beat them for the gold medal at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. Germany's captain talks about revenge and the prospect of meeting the one-time European champions.
Rampant Roger Federer outclasses Marin Cilic to win eighth Wimbledon title
Federer fans on Centre Court were treated to an exhibition as the Swiss legend won his 19th career Grand Slam. Opponent Marin Cilic looked physically and emotionally drained as the gulf of class became clear.
Lewis Hamilton wins British F1 Grand Prix for a record-equalling fifth time
Lewis Hamilton closed the gap with Sebastian Vettel to just a single point in the driver's championship after winning at Silverstone for the fifth time. Hamilton had missed the podium in the last two races.
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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