Publication: Deutsche Welle

First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 mins ago - 1 reports

IS threat 'must be defeated' says Pentagon

Pentagon chief Chuck Hagel addressing the press on Thursday said the threat posed by IS terrorism was immanent and that the group was "tremendously well funded," and "as sophisticated a group as we have seen." He said the US would thus have to "get ready" ... [Published Deutsche Welle - 9 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 16 mins ago - 2 reports

Prabowo's party alliance 'unlikely to outlive court ruling'

On August 21, the Indonesian Constitutional Court unanimously upheld the July 9 presidential election result, thus clearing the way for 53-year-old Jakarta governor Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to take over as leader of the world's third largest democracy after ... [Published Deutsche Welle - 14 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 23 mins ago - 1 reports

First remains of Malaysian MH17 victims arrive home

Flags flew at half-mast in Malaysia on Friday as the remains of 20 of the country's nationals who perished in the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 arrived at Kuala Lumpur International Airport.The flight from Amsterdam was met by relatives of the ... [Published Deutsche Welle - 3 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Pillay slams Security Council for acting in self interest

Speaking in her last address to the Security Council in New York before leaving her post, the United Nations high commissioner for human rights sharply criticized the world body for failing to act as one to quell large scale conflicts."Short-term geopolitical ... [Published Deutsche Welle - 4 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Window on Germany 22.08.14 | 00:15 - 00:30

On this edition of Germany Today we find out how a school in Berlin is helping children from Sinti and Roma families learn German; meet a pilot who specializes in what's called "cloud seeding", and visit an indoor campsite.TopicsA high proportion of the ... [Published Deutsche Welle - 4 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

A new age for German troops? From aid deliveries to combat missions

The redevelopment of German troops after the end of the Nazi regime began in 1955/56, after the federal republic joined NATO. At the time, the return to arms was heavily controversial.1955-1989: The German army as a support crew and a self defenseGermany's ... [Published Deutsche Welle - 4 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Borussia Mönchengladbach with one foot in Europa League group stage

Borussia Mönchengladbach defeated FK Sarajevo 3-2 at Asim Feratovic Stadium in Sarajevo's northeastern Kosevo neighborhood on Thursday, to take command of their two-game aggregate playoff from which the winner will advance to the group stage of the Europa ... [Published Deutsche Welle - 7 hours ago]
Entities: UEFA Europa League
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

British make up majority of foreign IS fighters

The war being waged across Iraq and Syria in the name of an Islamic caliphate has rocked the region and shocked the world beyond. Never more than this week when James Foley was murdered in an archaic act of barbarism. Although the killer's identity remains ... [Published Deutsche Welle - 11 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Hope fades in Gaza as conditions worsen

Raed Athamnah and his family haven't been living in their house for a long time now. Shortly after the start of the Gaza offensive they had to abandon their home."Large parts of our house in Beit Hanoun were bombed," Athamnah tells DW in a phone interview. ... [Published Deutsche Welle - 9 hours ago]
Entities: Palestinian, HAMAS, Israel
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Eruption of Islandic volcano could shut down European airspace

Icelandic authorities have warned of a possible eruption of Bardarbunga volcano after seismic activity kicked up early this week.Between 300-500 hikers and tourists were forced to leave the area overnight on Monday after the largest earthquake was recorded ... [Published Deutsche Welle - 10 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

Customs checks begin on Russian aid trucks

Ukrainian border guards began checking the first trucks of the aid convoy on Thursday around 2:15 pm local time (11:15 UTC), after the cargo passed through a Russian checkpoint on the border with Ukraine."The processing of Russian humanitarian aid has ... [Published Deutsche Welle - 15 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 3 reports

Heavy shelling and street battles in eastern Ukraine as Kyiv claims Luhansk

With street battles ongoing on Wednesday, Ukrainian troops took control of a large part of the rebel stronghold in Luhansk, a government spokesman announced.Andriy Lysenko, a spokesman for Ukraine's National Security Council, told reporters Wednesday ... [Published Deutsche Welle - Aug 20 2014]

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Pillay pointed the finger at the permanent members of the Security Council, saying that the use of their veto powers to "stop action intended to prevent or defuse conflict is a short-term and ultimately counter-productive tactic."
..." He said the strategy of the US would have to involve direct action, building partner capacity and " enabling our partners like we are doing with Iraq security forces and Peshmerga."
"We are preparing ourselves for a long war," he concludes. "I just don't know how I should explain this to my children."

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