When is a German not a German? Identity re-emerges as a thorny issue
"I am a German when we win, but I am an immigrant when we lose," said Mesut Özil, who recently quit the national soccer team, citing racism.
How the lottery of birth seals the fate of millions of girls
Alongside the challenges that come with poverty is a lack of education.
One man's journey to remove the stigma attached to periods and menstruation
The one sentence that started it all: “Because I am punished by God, so I don’t go to school.”
I could have been a child bride. Now, I plan to change the world.
My name is Maryam Ahmed, I’m 18 year’s old, and I’m going to change the world.
Marine Le Pen ordered to submit to psychiatric evaluation over execution tweets
The investigation relates to three graphic images of Islamic State executions Le Pen posted on Twitter in 2015, including the beheading of American journalist James Foley.
Kim Jong Un wants Pompeo to pay another visit, more Trump talks
It would be the secretary of state's fourth visit to North Korea after a trip scheduled for August was axed.
Fox-Comcast battle over U.K.'s Sky to be settled by rare auction
Sky broadcasts to 23 million households across Europe with its mix of sports and entertainment.
Europe gives Facebook a three-month ultimatum over user data
"If we do not see the progress the sanctions will have to come. I do not want to negotiate forever," Europe's Justice Commissioner Vera Jourova said.
Trump trade war killed my promise of 1 million U.S. jobs, Chinese billionaire says
The billionaire has also warned that the trade war between the world's two largest economies could last decades.
Russia teams up with China to aim for 'desirable world order'
Moscow-Beijing relations are "showing dynamic growth," according to Chinese leader Xi Jinping. He also described Vladimir Putin as a "close friend."
London terrorist had a grudge against Trump, jury told
Khalid Masood was in debt, unemployed and estranged from his wife, witnesses say.
DNA fingerprints crack African ivory-smuggling cases
The Department of Homeland Security has already used information from the work to try to convict smuggling kingpins.
Amazon's data use draws inquiries from European Union
The world's largest online retailer faces calls for more regulatory intervention and even its potential break-up because of its sheer size.
Peru store's ad stirs outrage, is pulled over 'racist' message
The most surprising thing, says a social critic, is that "it didn’t occur to anyone that this might be interpreted as racist."
North Korea's Kim agrees to dismantle main nuke site if U.S. takes steps, too
"We have agreed to make the Korean Peninsula a land of peace that is free from nuclear weapons and nuclear threat."
Pussy Riot activist poisoning claim is 'highly plausible,' German doctors say
Pyotr Verzilov fell ill on Sept. 11 after attending a friend's court hearing in Moscow.
Romania sets date for referendum to block gay marriage
The October vote could change European nation's constitution to define marriage as between one man and one woman.
Is Audi's electric SUV the first real challenge to Tesla's Model X?
In a first-of-its-kind partnership, Amazon has signed on with Audi to offer e-tron buyers home charging systems.
Why did the Thai cave rescue keep us hooked?
Millions of people tuned into rolling coverage of the Thai cave rescue earlier this year. NBC Left Field traveled to Thailand to explore why this particular event managed to capture the world’s attention so thoroughly.
China hits back at Trump, adds tariffs to $60B of U.S.-made products
China will start imposing tariffs on over 5,000 American products, including coffee, honey, industrial chemicals and farm machinery.
Russia's military blames Israel after Syrians shoot down plane
"We regard the provocative actions of Israel as hostile," Moscow's Defense Ministry said.
In stunning move, Trump declassifies documents related to Russia probe
The move covers about 20 pages of the warrant obtained to monitor former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page and FBI interviews.
Kim Jong Un hugs S. Korean leader ahead of most challenging talks yet
Moon Jae-in said he intends to push for "irreversible, permanent peace" and for better dialogue between Pyongyang and Washington.
Japanese billionaire to be first private citizen to make moon flight
Yusaku Maezawa, founder of fashion retailer Zozo, said he would invite artists to join him on planned lunar mission.
Trump slaps new tariffs on $200B of Chinese imports
“The trade war is not going to help Trump in the election — it can only cause worse things,” warned one economist.