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Egypt Oud: Egyptian school keeps ancient tradition alive

It's an old sound that's still popular today. The Oud is one of the most distinctive instruments of the Middle East, and is featured in much of the...

Japan Earthquake: Quake with a magnitude of 5.3 shakes Osaka

At least three people have been killed and more than 200 injured, after an earthquake struck in western Japan. The US Geological Society says a...

South Africa: The Bees and the Elephants | DW English

The elephant population in South Africa's Kruger National Park is growing by the year - which is good news. But there’s a problem. The elephants...

Robert Menasse: “I can have a Heimat without being a nationalist.” | DW English

“National identity is certainly the least important factor when it comes to building a democratic Europe,” says German Book Prize Winner Robert...

Doug Ford to scrap cap-and-trade in Ontario

Premier-designate Doug Ford plans to scrap cap-and-trade in Ontario. Quebec and California closed their carbon markets to Ontario in response to...

Trudeau urged to scrap U.S. border pact, Trump defends policy

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is being asked to scrap Canada's Safe Third Country Agreement with the U.S. after President Donald Trump defended his...

B.C. fish farms decision looms as leases expire

The B.C. government's decision about fish farms looms as the leases for 20 of the farms are set to expire on Wednesday. To read more:...

Meghan Markle's father says he talked about Trump, Brexit with Prince Harry

Thomas Markle, the father of Meghan Markle, says he talked politics with Prince Harry over the phone before the couple married — and that Harry...

Agent who testified against Hells Angels kicked out of witness protection

Noel Harder risked his life as a secret police agent, then spent three years testifying as the star witness against drug dealers, gun runners,...

Calgary boy jumps into action as father suffers stroke

Max Pozzo, 8, recognized his dad was suffering a stroke and called 911. The quick-thinking boy had learned the signs of a stroke just days before...

Question Period: Carbon tax, returning ISIS fighters, Safe Third Country Agreement — June 18, 2018

Follow along as opposition parties question the Trudeau government in the House of Commons. Today the government faced questions on the carbon...

Psychologists Hail 'Gaming Disorder' Decision

The U.N. health agency said Monday that compulsively playing video games now qualifies as a mental health condition. The statement confirmed the...

Approval of Cannabis-Based Drug Concerns Parents

Parents who have used cannabis to treat severe epilepsy in their children are feeling more cautious than celebratory as the US government nears...

Congressional Dems Visit TX Detention Facility

Texas Congressman and Democrat, Filemon Vela, who represents a district encompassing Brownsville, Texas invited fellow congressional Democrats to...