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Opinion: Eurovision demonstrates the power of empathy

This year's Eurovision Song Contest entries varied from a call to action to end capitalism to pure party songs. The winner won on a personal note, says DW's Ric...

Opinion: Eurovision demonstrates the power of empathy

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Opinion: Should the Eurovision Song Contest be politicized? Orthodox rabbis and pro-Palestine activists are fiercely critical of the Eurovision Song Contest this year in Israel. But most people just want to enjoy the music and have fun. Bernd Riegert reports from Tel Aviv....
02:26, 05/18/2019

Opinion: Suppressing religion is about power, not faith Those who prevent believers from practicing their faith and destroy places of worship are usually concerned with something quite different than merely the fight against a religion, writes Alexander Görlach....
22:26, 05/06/2019

Opinion: Artemi Panarin gives Rangers star-power promise The Rangers won big by signing Artemi Panarin to a seven-year contract. He immediately accelerates their rebuild.       ...
00:52, 07/02/2019

Opinion: Georgia caught up in Russia's geopolitical power struggle Georgia is in turmoil. Hundreds of people were injured in protests earlier this week in Tbilisi, and the parliamentary speaker was forced to resign. A veritable political crisis might be looming, says Christian Trippe....
14:13, 06/23/2019

Opinion: Donald Trump's lonely dream of Viktor Orban-like power During his visit to the White House, Hungary's prime minister received a lot of compliments. But the US president's positive opinion of Orban is not shared by his administration, comments Keno Verseck....
16:39, 05/14/2019

How the Supreme Court's Partisan Gerrymandering Opinion Could Solidify Republican Power for Decades In a sweeping gerrymandering opinion, the Supreme Court gives GOP-controlled state legislatures the go-ahead to draw maps that preserve their own power....
23:00, 06/27/2019

Opinion: Andretti Curse, Penske power and possible rain key wide-open Indy 500 All 33 drivers bring compelling narratives to the table ahead of Sunday’s 103rd running of the Indianapolis 500, but a few certainly stand out.        ...
00:13, 05/26/2019

Why empathy won’t get automated anytime soon Depending on who you ask, AI is either going to put us all out of a job or create more jobs than ever before. Either way, tech education is touted as the path to career success.  But computer science majors keep launching startups that are technology...
15:52, 07/17/2019

Radicalization: How empathy fuels conflicts A glance at social media is telling: Insults, trolling and hatred seem to have become standard. It’s a clear case of not enough empathy, right? Not necessarily - more like too much....
17:13, 06/28/2019

Anti-vaxxer mentality is better tackled through empathy, not facts As the world grapples with measles outbreaks, public health advocates are desperately seeking to improve vaccine attitudes. But the facts don't seem to be getting through. A new study says empathy is key....
06:39, 05/25/2019

Giants’ Golden Tate deserves empathy and punishment Golden Tate stood in the Giants fieldhouse and took his medicine like a man, a look of pain on his face as he offered his mea culpa. “The tough thing I am dealing with is I’m letting down a lot of people,” he said softly. “My family, the guys in the ...
16:26, 08/15/2019

LA Times op-ed questions if Trump's brain is capable of feeling empathy An op-ed in the Los Angeles Times asks if President Trump’s brain lacks the biological component which allows humans to be able to feel empathy toward another’s suffering....
12:52, 08/14/2019

John Oliver on Trump's 'pathological lack of empathy' after mass shootings The Last Week Tonight host has criticised the president for his response to recent mass shootings John Oliver has criticised Donald Trump’s behaviour after recent mass shooting, condemning his “pathological lack of empathy”.On his HBO show Last Week ...
00:13, 08/13/2019

LightSail 2 successfully demonstrates solar sailing LightSail 2 is faring much better than its ill-fated predecessor. The Planetary Society has verified that LightSail 2 successfully raised its orbit using solar sailing, making it the first small spacecraft to demonstrate the concept (though Japan�...
00:26, 08/01/2019

How Documentary Filmmaker Erin Lee Carr Brings ‘Radical Empathy’ to True Crime The documentary filmmaker tells TIME about her new movie, true crime’s pull toward darkness and lessons from her famous father. I Love You, Now Die: The Commonwealth v. Michelle Carter, out July 9 on HBO, takes on the “texting suicideR...
19:52, 06/27/2019

Breakthrough research demonstrates AI can predict a psychotic break A trio of researchers have developed an experimental machine learning method that allows AI to listen for the early whispers of psychotic break that humans can’t hear. The team, consisting of Neguine Rezaii of Harvard Medical School and Emory School ...
06:13, 06/14/2019

With SpaceX scrub, NASA again demonstrates commitment to innovation A Falcon 9 launch, stage separation, and booster landing on Saturday morning in one long exposure. [credit: SpaceX ] During the wee hours of...
20:00, 05/07/2019

The director of American Psycho seeks empathy with the devil in Manson Family drama Charlie Says Mary Harron’s film adaptation of American Psycho has been celebrated for taking the blunt-force satire of its source material and sharpening it to a fine, feminist edge. Her latest, the Manson Family drama Charlie Says, similarly revolves around a ho...
00:52, 05/09/2019

ZF Demonstrates World's First Pre-Crash External Side Airbag System German auto components maker ZF has developed the world's first pre-crash occupant safety system with an external side airbag. The manufacturer gave a live demonstration of the new safety technology......
17:52, 06/06/2019

Study demonstrates seagrass’ strong potential for curbing erosion Most people’s experience with seagrass, if any, amounts to little more than a tickle on their ankles while wading in shallow coastal waters. But it turns out these ubiquitous plants, varieties of which exist around the world, could play a key role in...
08:52, 05/03/2019

PM Modi, In Animated Video, Demonstrates Trikonasana In Yoga Day Build-up Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday tweeted a video of his animated version doing an asana to inspire people to embrace Yoga days ahead of the International Yoga Day on June 21....
09:00, 06/05/2019

China’s Probe of FedEx Demonstrates Beijing’s Ability to Hit Back at U.S. Companies Chinese regulators say they have launched an investigation into the U.S. delivery company FedEx after receiving “complaints from users,” Hong Kong’s South China Morning post reports. In a televised interview with state broadcaster C...
10:00, 06/03/2019

Paris’ electric scooter experiment demonstrates dangers of failing to regulate tech If you want to see an example of how failing to properly regulate a new technology can be bad for companies,  users, and communities, look no further than Paris. Last year, the city allowed dockless electric scooters to beging operating in the city u...
23:26, 07/03/2019

HMD Global demonstrates its dedication to user privacy and security, moves its data servers "Data security and privacy" — these words have been thrown around a lot in recent years, gaining more and more momentum after events like the Facebook Cambridge Analytica scandal, the Huawei spying accusations, et cetera. As you are probably well awa...
22:39, 06/18/2019

Young Child Demonstrates Impressive Pigeon-Throwing Abilities To Confused, Scared Onlookers Pigeons don’t have a whole lot of real-world applications outside of being the animal that Burger King probably gets the meat for their chicken nuggets from. But thanks to this adorable child, we now know that if you have quick enough hands, you can ...
22:26, 05/19/2019

Chilling: This New Anti-Smoking Campaign Demonstrates The Horrific Effects Of Having To Make Small Talk With A Coworker By The Dumpster Tobacco use tragically kills more than 8 million people per year worldwide, but this new anti-smoking campaign may have people thinking twice before they pick up a cigarette: This new anti-smoking campaign demonstrates the horrific effects of having ...
19:00, 08/20/2019

'Amy' director hopes Maradona doc garners empathy Oscar-winning director Asif Kapadia says he wants to show a balanced version of soccer player Diego Maradona in his latest documentary in order to let the "audience decide" what they think of the controversial star. (June 13)     ...
17:13, 06/13/2019

‘From farm to plate’, first-ever World Food Safety Day demonstrates the need to take unsafe food off the menu Unsafe food kills an estimated 420,000 people every year, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday, just ahead of the first-ever UN World Food Safety Day. Children under-five are the most at risk, carrying 40 per cent of the f...
21:26, 06/06/2019

Border Patrol demonstrates dangers migrants face crossing the border Tucson- Border Patrol agents hosted a mock scenario highlighting the dangers border crossers face on Thursday. Border Patrol officials said migrants need two gallons of water a day to walk through the desert. During the summer, it can get as hot as ...
17:26, 05/10/2019

What Is It About Eurovision That Gives It Enduring Appeal? Finnish death-metallers dressed like Whitewalkers, check. Cypriot DJing on a gramophone, check. Montenegrin rapping astronauts, check. Giant turkey from Ireland called Dustin, check. What’s not to love?...
11:13, 05/18/2019

Who is the UK's 2019 Eurovision hopeful? Hundreds of millions of people around the world will tune in to watch the Eurovision Song Contest tonight, where British hopeful Michael Rice will take to the stage to battle for Europe's biggest prize in music....
13:52, 05/18/2019

Eurovision's Orange Carpet in Tel Aviv There's very little that is not known about the Eurovision Song Contest. Every effort is made to insure maximum exposure for the artists, including an "Orange Carpet" reception....
21:52, 05/13/2019

Eurovision 2019: Narrowing down the field In a show of dazzling effects and extreme stylistic variety, 10 musical acts have qualified for the Eurovision song contest finale in Tel Aviv. Netta, last year's winner, opened with a performance of her winning song....
03:52, 05/15/2019

Madonna perfects her off-key Eurovision act online JERUSALEM (AP) — The Queen of Pop has cleaned up her act. After her much-panned performance in the Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv on Saturday, Madonna’s official YouTube channel released a noticeably touched-up version. Music critics and o...
21:39, 05/21/2019

Eurovision 2019: Final acts selected The theme of this year's Eurovision Song Contest is "Dare to Dream." But the dream is now over for the 15 nations eliminated from the competition. The remaining 26 entries will battle it out in this weekend's finale....
01:00, 05/17/2019

First 10 nations advance to this year’s Eurovision final TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The first semifinal of the Eurovision Song Contest has sent 10 countries’ acts to the Grand Final and seven others home. Contestants from Australia, Iceland, Greece, Belarus, Serbia, Cyprus, Estonia, Czech Republic, San ...
02:52, 05/15/2019

The Netherlands wins the Eurovision Song Contest Bookies favorite Duncan Lawrence has won the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv with his power ballad "Arcade." An exclusive performance by a 60-year-old pop diva also ensured the night will never be forgotten....
07:13, 05/19/2019

Netherlands wins Eurovision as the UK drops to the bottom The Netherlands triumphed at a controversial Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv, Israel, taking home the title in a kitsch competition that found itself dancing around an uncomfortably political spotlight....
05:13, 05/19/2019

Glitz, glamour and geopolitics – is this the most contentious Eurovision ever? Tel Aviv is hosting the song contest against a backdrop of religious dissent, calls for a boycott and a fragile truce with HamasKeen to promote itself as a tourist hotspot just beyond the edges of Europe, Tel Aviv has gone all out to shine for Eurovi...
00:39, 05/12/2019

Madonna was excruciating: what we learned from Eurovision 2019 The Eurovision bandwagon will touch down in the Netherlands in 2020, but what wisdom have we found? And so it is over for another year, and the Eurovision bandwagon heads off to the Netherlands in 2020. But here are a few of the things we learned fro...
17:00, 05/19/2019

Madonna's Eurovision video apparently doctored-up An official YouTube video has emerged with the Queen of Pop singing her song "Like a Prayer" as she appeared at the Eurovision Song Contest finale on Saturday. The soundtrack in the clip, however, is audibly different....
00:26, 05/21/2019

Madonna, on Eurovision, says she won't bow 'to suit someone's political agenda' Pop superstar Madonna on Tuesday explained her decision to perform at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel this week, saying that she will always speak up to defend human rights and hopes to see "a new path toward peace."...
11:39, 05/14/2019

US Netflix subscribers can finally watch Eurovision replays Americans didn't have official ways to watch the Eurovision Song Contest live this year, but they'll at least have a way to relive it. Netflix will carry the 2019 competition's semi-finals and grand final in the US starting on July 22n...
00:00, 07/20/2019

Israel counters Eurovision boycott campaign with Google ads Israel has launched a PR campaign to counter calls for a boycott of the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest final in Tel Aviv, using Google ads which refer to the boycott but lead to a glossy website extolling Israel....
17:39, 05/10/2019

Eurovision scolds Madonna for Palestinian flag display Eurovision Song Contest organizers say they were taken aback by the display of a Palestinian flag during Madonna’s guest appearance, which defied contest rules...
18:52, 05/19/2019

On Eurovision final day, Israelis cheer as Palestinians protest As singers made last-minute preparations for the Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv on Saturday, Israeli police threw a high-security cordon around the venue to head off attacks, or protests by boycotters who have urged fans to shun the event....
18:13, 05/18/2019

Madonna mixes politics with a classic hit during Eurovision performance Madonna's hugely anticipated performance during the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel drew plaudits from the crowd but raised eyebrows among the show's viewers, as the pop legend mixed new material with a hugely popular classic and a noticeable polit...
03:26, 05/20/2019

Britain’s losing Eurovision song now lower-scoring than ever PARIS (AP) — Britain’s Eurovision song “Bigger Than Us” is an even bigger flop than previously thought after its last-place entry was stripped of five points to correct a math error. The song performed by Michael Rice in Israel and ...
19:39, 05/23/2019

The Eurovision Song Contest 2019 picks up steam The artists and their entourages are now in Tel Aviv. As the city prepares to receive thousands of guests, rehearsals have begun on the Expo grounds....
19:26, 05/10/2019

I'm a Eurovision fan, but as a gay man and a Palestinian I can't support it this year | Elias Jahshan I can’t get swept up in the camp, kitsch excitement around the 2019 song contest. The politics are too importantIt’s hard not to love Eurovision: it’s camp, kitsch fun and I’m a sucker for power ballads and dance floor bangers. In recent years, I hav...
15:39, 05/16/2019

Eurovision Song Contest 2019: Our tops and flops After plowing through the 41 songs entered in next week's bash in Tel Aviv, ESC reporters Silke and Rick had fun picking their favorites — as well as the acts they love to hate. Do you agree with them?...
16:26, 05/10/2019

Madonna gets into Eurovision groove in Tel Aviv despite Palestinian criticism Pop star Madonna took time out ahead of her scheduled guest performance at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel, attending an evening event in Tel Aviv on Thursday....
16:39, 05/17/2019

Madonna to perform at Eurovision in Israel despite boycott calls Madonna will perform during the final of the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel, it has been confirmed, despite calls for her and other stars to boycott the event....
00:52, 05/17/2019

Dear god, an American version of Eurovision is finally in the works Good news for anyone who’s already consumed the entire sonic output of The Voice, The Masked Singer, and the resurrected corpse of American Idol, then thought, “Yes, more competitive singing shows for me, please!” The Hollywood Reporter brings news t...
05:39, 05/16/2019

Madonna vows to sing at Eurovision, despite calls for boycott Madonna intends to perform at the Eurovision Song Contest final in Tel Aviv, Israel, this weekend, despite calls by activists for her to boycott the event, the singer said Tuesday....
02:00, 05/15/2019

The Latest: Singing completed at Eurovision Song Contest TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The Latest on the Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest (all times local): 12:05 a.m. The 26 contestants in the Grand Final of the 64th Eurovision Song Contest have finished their acts. Now the voting gets underway. To ma...
23:26, 05/18/2019

Gaza singers protest Israel hosting Eurovision GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian singers are protesting Israel’s hosting of the Eurovision song contest by performing on the rubble of a building destroyed in recent fighting in the Gaza Strip. Several dozen people attended the concert ...
16:52, 05/14/2019

Madonna steals the show at Eurovision — for the wrong reasons The leaked news that the "Queen of Pop" would perform at the Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv was followed by rumors of her backing down. But then she gave an out-of-tune performance of her anthem, "Like a Prayer."...
07:13, 05/19/2019

Madonna rebuffs Israel Eurovision boycott calls Pop star Madonna has rejected calls for her to boycott this year's Eurovision song contest in Israel, saying she will "never stop playing music to suit someone's political agenda."...
13:13, 05/14/2019

Eurovision fans hit the beach ahead of Saturday final Hundreds of tourists and concertgoers packed into a sea-front Eurovision park in Tel Aviv on Friday, soaking in the late spring sun ahead of the music competition's Saturday final....
17:26, 05/17/2019

Eurovision in Israel — Tel Aviv caught between partying and politics "Dare to dream" is the motto of this year's Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv. For some it's a big party, others are determined to boycott it. Sarah Hofmann reports from Israel....
11:39, 05/14/2019

Eurovision: Madonna mixes politics with a classic hit during performance Madonna's hugely anticipated performance during the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel drew plaudits from the crowd but raised eyebrows among the show's viewers, as the pop legend mixed new material with a hugely popular classic and a noticeable polit...
05:13, 05/19/2019

The Netherlands wins Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv The Netherlands wins the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv, with Duncan Laurence’s doleful piano ballad “Arcade” crowned champion of Europe’s annual music extravaganza...
10:00, 05/19/2019

Eurovision contestants walk the orange carpet in Tel Aviv Contestants from 41 countries walked an orange carpet in Tel Aviv's "Culture Square" on Sunday for the opening ceremony of Eurovision 2019, brushing aside security concerns and calls for a pro-Palestinian boycott....
22:13, 05/12/2019

Prepare For the End of Game of Thrones With This Killer Music Video For SZA and the Weeknd's 'Power Is Power' The only thing Game of Thrones’ last season was lacking was, let’s be real, a great tie-in album, and now it’s got one. For the Throne, out now, is an album full of songs inspired by Game of Thrones, and now the lead single has a stylish music video....
02:13, 05/06/2019

‘Power is not given, power is taken’, UN chief tells women activists, urging push-back against status quo After hearing from many of the world’s top women politicians on Tuesday in a session on “Women in Power”, Secretary-General António Guterres, held a Town Hall meeting for civil society activists where he underscored the importance of women seizing th...
18:39, 04/28/2019

Eurovision Song Contest Grand Final kicks off in Tel Aviv TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The Grand Final of the 64th Eurovision Song Contest is under way. Europe’s annual music extravaganza will crown one of 26 entries with dreams of following in the footsteps of past winners such as Swedish pop icons ABBA a...
23:26, 05/18/2019

Gaza artists call on Eurovision singers to boycott Israel GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian artists are calling on Eurovision song contest contestants to boycott the international music competition that Israel is hosting next week. The Gaza Strip-based Palestinian Artists Association said Wednesday t...
14:52, 05/08/2019

Wolf Alice back boycott of Israel-hosted Eurovision Mercury prize winning band Wolf Alice have accused Israel of 'weaponising culture' and are supporting a boycott of this year's Eurovision song contest....
06:13, 05/14/2019

2019 Eurovision live stream: how to watch the song contest from anywhere The Eurovision Song Contest is back for 2019 in its 64th edition of the fabulous competition. This year the event is set to take place at the Tel Aviv Convention Centre in Israel after the country won in 2018 with Netta's song "Toy". The singing...
22:13, 05/14/2019

Israel’s Hosting of This Year’s Eurovision is Clouded by Political Conflict (JERUSALEM) — As host of this year’s Eurovision, Israel has tried to use the hugely popular song contest to present itself as a tolerant and cosmopolitan country that is winning increased acceptance on the world stage. But despite Israel&...
04:39, 05/13/2019

Israeli TV Eurovision webcast hacked with fake missile alert Song contest semi-final interrupted with warnings of imminent attack on Tel AvivThe online stream of the Eurovision semi-finals in Israel was hacked to show warnings of a missile strike and images of blasts in the host city, Tel Aviv.The website for ...
16:26, 05/15/2019

Controversy and conflict clouds Israel-hosted Eurovision 2019 The Palestinian-led BDS movement, which promotes boycotts, divestment and sanctions against Israel, has called on performers to pull out of the music contest over Israel’s treatment of the Palestinians....
00:39, 05/13/2019

In Tel Aviv, Eurovision songfest braces for pro-Palestinian boycott protests As 'Eurovision Song Contest 2019' banners go up across Tel Aviv, behind the glitz of the songfest is the latest manifestation of a bitter row between Israel and an international pro-Palestinian boycott movement....
09:26, 05/03/2019

Politics takes center stage as Israel hosts Eurovision As host of this year’s Eurovision, Israel has tried to use the hugely popular song contest to flaunt itself as a tolerant and cosmopolitan country that is winning increased acceptance on the world stage...
23:39, 05/12/2019

Israel's Eurovision webcast hacked with animated blast images Israel's webcast of the Eurovision Song Contest semi-final was hacked with animated images of explosions in host city Tel Aviv, which the national broadcaster blamed on Hamas militants....
10:39, 05/15/2019

Eurovision Song Contest decides this year’s final lineup The Eurovision Song Contest has decided the final 10 contestants who will battle to be crowned best pop act in Europe, following the event’s second semifinal....
01:52, 05/17/2019

Israeli cultural minister slams Madonna over performance on Eurovision Israel’s culture minister on Sunday slammed Madonna for her Eurovision performance in which two backup dancers were wearing jackets with Israeli and Palestinian flags....
10:39, 05/20/2019

Eurovision: the ones to watch in grand final of 2019 song contest The must-see moments of the show, which will be broadcast from Tel Aviv on SaturdayThe Eurovision song contest is upon us once again, but with the grand final scheduled for three hours and 40 minutes non-stop, it’s not for the faint-hearted. To help ...
19:52, 05/17/2019

Israeli culture minister criticises Palestinian flags at Eurovision Madonna and Icelandic band Hatari displayed the flags at competition’s final in Tel AvivThe Israeli culture minister, Miri Regev, has criticised the display of Palestinian flags during the Eurovision song contest final in Tel Aviv on Saturday night, ...
18:52, 05/19/2019

'We beg God' Calls for Sabbath holy day EXTENSION as anger mounts at Eurovision RABBIS in Israel are calling for the Sabbath to be extended following claims that the Eurovision 2019 contest is a “desecration” of the important Jewish day....
23:52, 05/17/2019

Eurovision 2019 live stream: how to watch the song contest from anywhere It's the day you've been waiting for. The 2019 Eurovision Song Contest! A guilty pleasure for some, an excuse to get all your mates round and embrace the camp for others. The Tel Aviv Convention Centre in Israel is all prepared for the 64th...
11:39, 05/18/2019

Royal praise for Dutch singer’s victory at flashy Eurovision The Dutch royal family and prime minister are leading an unusual outpouring of praise for the 25-year-old singer who brought the Netherlands its first victory in the Eurovision song contest since the 1970s...
15:39, 05/19/2019

There should be nothing wrong in waving Palestinian flags at Eurovision | Michael Segalov As an audience member in Tel Aviv I saw the flags of many nations on display. Why not those of Israel’s neighbours?There were loud boos in the Tel Aviv Expo Centre on Saturday night, and not just when it was announced that voters in Greece and Cyprus...
17:00, 05/19/2019

This Overseas Power Adapter Includes USB-C Power Delivery Anyone who ever travels overseas or would like to travel overseas should have a universal power adapter at the ready, and in 2019, you should probably go ahead and get one with USB-C....
21:00, 05/30/2019

Demi Lovato Joins Cast of Will Ferrell's Netflix Movie Eurovision Camp Rock, who? Will Ferrell's upcoming Netflix comedy just got a major dose of star power thanks to Demi Lovato. The former Disney teen queen has officially joined the cast of......
05:00, 08/21/2019

Israeli broadcaster blames Hamas for ‘missile strike’ hack during Eurovision Israel’s online stream of the Eurovision Song Contest semifinal was hacked with animated images of a missile strike in the host city of Tel Aviv, which the national broadcaster blamed on Hamas. The KAN website was interrupted Tuesday night with a fak...
20:39, 05/15/2019

Iceland's Eurovision entry invites families everywhere into the BDSM pain-sphere The “weird Eurovision entry” has been a staple of internet consumption of the annual international song contest for years now, as people around the planet—including non-combatants in the U.S.—wait to see which country fields the most bizarre entry in...
02:26, 05/19/2019

The Netherlands wins Eurovision 2019, Europe’s annual music extravaganza Some 200 million people around the world were believed to have watched the annual campy contest with 26 nations battling in the Grand Final of the 64th Eurovision....
04:39, 05/19/2019

Netherlands wins Eurovision contest; Madonna flag display causes stir The Netherlands won the 64th Eurovision Song Contest in Israel on Sunday in a songfest that passed off without serious incident, despite calls by pro-Palestinian groups to boycott the event....
06:52, 05/19/2019

'Hate will prevail': Icelandic BDSM band put Eurovision and Israel in a bind Leather-clad group Hatari say this year’s contest, in which they will represent Iceland, is ‘built on a lie’Nothing titillates the Icelandic bondage and dominance-themed band Hatari more than a glaring contradiction.On stage, the group, whose name me...
10:52, 05/13/2019

Iceland's Eurovision entry Hatari holds up Palestinian flag during contest Iceland's hair-raising heavy metal Eurovision act Hatari raised Palestinian flags during their appearance on the show, which had been steeped in controversy over its host country of Israel....
05:13, 05/19/2019

Eurovision Village partying upsets nearby mosque worshippers in Ramadan The Eurovision Song Contest has found few fans in a famous mosque in the Israeli host city, where worshippers have complained that the gaudy festivities are disrupting their observances of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan....
19:39, 05/15/2019

Netherlands wins Eurovision, as Madonna flag stunt irks organisers Bookies' favourite The Netherlands has won Eurovision, as Madonna ends up in hot water with organisers after showing Israeli and Palestinian flags during her performance....
04:39, 05/19/2019

Celebrities criticize proposed boycott of Eurovision over Israeli-Palestinian conflict More than 100 members of the entertainment industry including media personality Sharon Osbourne, Kiss frontman Gene Simmons and music manager Scooter Braun are speaking out against a proposed boycott of this year's Eurovision Song Contest in Israel....
22:39, 04/30/2019

Germany Eurovision 2019 team S!sters eager for the show to get started The members of S!sters, Carlotta Truman and Laurita Spinelli, are representing Germany at the ESC 2019 final. Their chances of winning look pretty slim, but their spirits are high after a whirlwind week in Tel Aviv....
20:52, 05/17/2019

Eurovision 2019 live stream: how to watch the song contest from anywhere - songs and judging The 2019 Eurovision Song Contest is finally here in all it's camp glory. For some it's a guilty pleasure, for others it's an excuse to get all your mates round and embrace the sequins and general madness. The Tel Aviv Convention Centre...
19:39, 05/18/2019

Israeli host expecting Eurovision 'punishment' for Iceland's Palestinian flag display The Israeli broadcaster of the Eurovision Song Contest said on Sunday that an unauthorized display of Palestinian flags by Iceland's band could draw "punishment" from the event's organizers....
17:39, 05/19/2019

Eurovision bosses investigate Iceland's Palestine banner demonstration during final in Israel Iceland's Eurovision performers could face disciplinary action from the event's organisers after holding up Palestinian banners during the final in Israel....
13:26, 05/19/2019

UK power cuts: Generator meltdown sparks travel chaos as mass power outage affects London, south east, midlands and the north west +++ Nearly 1,000,000 people lost power +++ Trains in and out of London hit by cancellations +++ British Transport Police sent to London hubs to help with "disruption" +++ National Grid said issue caused by two generators has been resolved...
12:13, 08/10/2019

The Netherlands wins the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest with Duncan Laurence’s piano ballad “Arcade” TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The Netherlands wins the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest with Duncan Laurence’s piano ballad “Arcade” ....
05:13, 05/19/2019

Madonna sparks controversy at 'non-political' Eurovision with her flag display Madonna got political during her anticipated performance at Eurovision, following calls to boycott the event over the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.        ...
21:39, 05/19/2019

Eurovision semi-final 2019: Iceland, Australia and San Marino among 10 countries to reach final stage Iceland, Australia and San Marino are among the 10 countries through to the Eurovision Song Contest's grand final after competing in the penultimate stage in Tel Aviv....
03:00, 05/15/2019

|OPINION:SAishobbledbymarketchangeasrandwrestleswithchallenges The downside of being the most liquid emerging market currency is that it’s hard to avoid the impact when investors turn cold on risk assets. Unfortunately, South Africa’s rand has other issues to wrestle with too....
22:26, 05/30/2019

|OPINION:Therainbownationneednotbeachildishdaydream South Africa’s past is something people only seem comfortable to engage with based on how it informs their present. When we went to the polls to vote last month, many South Africans, politicians included, sounded off on inequality, race and privilege...
20:13, 06/02/2019

Opinion: No revolution in the EU The European Parliament will be more heterogenous than before, so finding a majority and reaching compromise will be a serious challenge, writes Bernd Riegert....
19:39, 05/27/2019

Opinion: How the Volkswagen ID 3 got its name Volkswagen's eagerly-anticipated first bespoke electric model ditches the brand's long-held naming traditions for good reason So it turns out that three really is the magic number - at least as far as Volkswagen is concerned. After much anticipation...
00:39, 05/09/2019

|OPINION:Tradewarthreatenspeacedividendforstocks The Cold War had a chilling effect on the market for decades. The trade war with China and intensifying tensions with Mexico threaten to do the same, says Stephen Gandel....
16:52, 06/01/2019

Opinion: Sudan must not become another Egypt The conflict between Sudan's ruling military council and protesters is worsening, with reports of deaths and injuries in Khartoum. After months of peaceful protest, demonstrators now deserve Europe's full support....
22:39, 06/03/2019

Opinion: Human rights come first When it comes to drafting a constitution, the concrete details aren't what's important. What matters is the underlying concept of humankind, which confers dignity on every human being, writes Alexander Görlach....
07:52, 05/17/2019

Opinion: Red roses for mom, red cards for the right Mother's Day isn't just about flowers and family, but also feminism and the continuing struggle for women's equal rights. The movement can't let the holiday be co-opted by right-wing populists, writes Astrid Prange....
17:13, 05/12/2019

Opinion: why the McLaren F1 still excites 25 years on from our first spin in the legendary F1, we reflect on the innumerable areas in which it still stands out Just how fast is a McLaren F1? In May 1994, an eager 14-year-old picked up a copy of Autocar that promised to reveal all. Inside, a...
09:13, 06/08/2019

Opinion: Not your grandparents' Europe Europe has come a long way over two generations, but it's not yet where it needs to be. The EU needs to reform its unequal voting system and give citizens true political voices as Europeans, argues DW's Cristina Burack....
17:00, 05/21/2019

Opinion: In the end, it was a backroom deal The nomination of Ursula von der Leyen for European Commission president is a victory for Angela Merkel, but a blow to the EU parliament. There's a lesson the parties can learn from this fiasco, says DW's Barbara Wesel....
04:39, 07/03/2019

Opinion: Think twice about outrageous CEO (retirement) pay Daimler chief Dieter Zetsche is just the latest to have his retirement pay package highlighted. Though modest by international standards, these payoffs reward mediocrity and must come to an end says DW's Timothy Rooks....
09:52, 05/22/2019

Opinion: The revolt of the masses 2.0 The French revolution overthrew aristocracy, the velvet one ousted Communist regimes. Today, says Ivaylo Ditchev, massed ranks of digital natives are rising up against the final bastion of inequality: the expert....
00:00, 06/01/2019

Opinion: The forgotten lessons of D-Day Representatives from a number of countries are commemorating the Allied landing at Normandy 75 years ago with a gigantic show. But some are forgetting the lessons we must learn from World War II, says DW's Martin Muno....
19:00, 06/05/2019

|OPINION:Sorry,Amazon.KimKardashianisnowastore Luxury fashion is getting ready for its selfie. If it likes what it sees, the global apparel market could become a battle of the Everything Store against the Everyone Store, says Andrea Felsted....
13:26, 06/01/2019

Opinion: Dyson car hardly looks like a gamble Proven success in other markets has given the brand expertise in electric motors that should prove vital to car development Never let it be forgotten that Dyson makes a hair dryer that costs £299 – when you can buy something that’s supposed to do th...
00:39, 05/09/2019

Opinion: JLR and BMW is an old alliance rebooted It shouldn't come as that big a surprise to see the two brands partnering up on electrification Nineteen years ago, BMW’s ownership of the then Rover Group was about to hit the rocks. Into its fifth year, the Rover 75 saloon had just arrived in show...
18:39, 06/06/2019

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02:52, 05/02/2019

Opinion: What's next for journalism in the Erdogan era? Journalists have had a hard time in Erdogan's Turkey: initially dismissed from their jobs, hundreds went on to be arrested. Now, they're grappling with the publication of a blacklist. What's next, asks Bülent Mumay....
18:00, 07/11/2019

Opinion: How important is a car's nationality? Brum brum: Defender production is leaving the Midlands The new Land Rover Defender will be built in Slovakia but can still be seen as a British icon It’s official: the new Land Rover Defender will be built in Slovakia, and not Solihull.  That won’...
13:13, 05/02/2019

|OPINION:IfRamaphosachoosesSAoverANC,itmaybegoodforboth Having helped carry the ANC across the finish line in elections earlier this month, despite South Africans’ impatience with the party’s persistent corruption, President Cyril Ramaphosa will now need to lead his party toward greater reform....
09:26, 05/18/2019

Opinion: is the new 1 Series still a driver's car? BMW's shift from rear-wheel drive for the latest 1 Series won't please everyone, but it makes sense when you look at the figures In an increasingly homogenised world, variety is always welcome – and from that perspective alone it’s a shame that BMW ...
03:26, 05/27/2019

Opinion: US-Iran escalation a threat, but war unlikely The world is on edge over heightened tensions between the US and Iran. But that doesn't mean military confrontation is imminent, writes Rainer Hermann of the German daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung....
21:13, 05/12/2019

Opinion: The IPCC is right, if we want food, we have to look after our land As we learn how climate change leaves our food security — and us — hanging in the balance, it's time to stop behaving as though the planet were an endless store of goodies, says DW's Tamsin Walker....
17:52, 08/08/2019

Opinion: Why we remember Tiananmen Square Thirty years have gone by since the world watched the Tiananmen Square massacre in China. So why must we remember the events of June 4? It's a deceptively simple question, says academic Perry Link....
22:39, 06/03/2019

Opinion: Ukraine is tired of yesterday Nowhere is democracy's huge and impressive potential more striking than in Ukraine. The parliamentary elections have confirmed a political shakeup, which offers a lot more than just new faces, says DW's Bernd Johann....
14:00, 07/22/2019

Opinion: A political bombshell in Kosovo Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj has surprisingly resigned after being requested to face a special war crimes tribunal in The Hague. This will have far-reaching political consequences, says Vilma Filaj-Ballvora....
21:00, 07/20/2019

Opinion: Is the only safe Jew in Germany an invisible one? That the German government's anti-Semitism commissioner advised Jews against wearing a yarmulke is a scandal. If Felix Klein is right, then German society has a fundamental problem, writes Michel Friedman....
11:13, 05/31/2019

Opinion: Open discussions, not ingratiation The president-elect of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, wants a more objective debate about the rule of law in Europe. But that doesn't mean she'll cozy up to the populists, says DW's Rosalia Romaniec....
18:52, 07/21/2019

Opinion: Maguire is not enough for United to succeed "Manchester United have dramatically improved their defensive options with the signings of Harry Maguire and Aaron Wan-Bissaka, but there is still much to do to challenge for the top four."...
21:00, 08/05/2019

Opinion: The US and Germany — an everyday estrangement US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has just been to Berlin. The composed diplomatic courtesy shows just how far Germany and the US have drifted apart, writes DW's Jens Thurau....
22:00, 05/31/2019

Opinion: Thailand's democratic dictatorship Although Thailand's military junta has now been formally elected into office, its hold on power shows that the country's politics are a tangled hybrid of democracy and authoritarianism, says Pravit Rojanaphruk....
13:52, 06/06/2019

Opinion: America is failing its workers With the 2020 presidential debates officially underway, the candidates need to be asked about their positions on some fundamental worker rights. The United States is the world's wealthiest nation, but when it comes to basic rights like paid leave and...
16:13, 07/01/2019

Opinion: America's weekend of terror Nearly 30 people have been shot dead in El Paso and Dayton. Don't expect the violence to end — the US won't tighten its gun laws, and the president continues to sow hatred, says DW Washington correspondent Carla Bleiker....
02:39, 08/05/2019

Opinion: Why Germany beats the pessimists While investors from all over the world seek their fortunes in Germany, the prophets of doom are talking down Europe's biggest economy. Facts and fears hugely diverge, says economist Thomas Straubhaar....
18:52, 06/07/2019

Opinion: Two all-English finals? Be careful what you wish for... Liverpool and Tottenham in the Champions League final, Arsenal and Chelsea in the Europa League final. Is it all a question of money and do German teams need to spend more to keep up? No and no, writes DW's Matt Ford....
16:26, 05/10/2019

Opinion: The EU must respect the nation-state The EU needs unity where such things as the single currency require it. But it also needs to have respect for the diversity of nation-states and their importance for democracy, says Boris Kalnoky....
20:00, 08/17/2019

Opinion: A Persian Gulf war can have no winners After the attacks on two oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz, the US is blaming Iran. How credible is the accusation, asks DW's Rainer Sollich, and could there be other powers at play?...
14:26, 06/15/2019

Opinion: Turkish democracy is still alive The Turkish opposition’s victory over the ruling party in Istanbul’s rerun election is an important victory for democracy. It also sets the stage for a possible shift in the country’s politics, writes DW's Erkan Arikan....
05:39, 06/24/2019

Opinion: Car design - the new Mission Impossible? i8 fulfilled its objective as a 'statement piece' for early EV adopters Why planning ten years ahead is getting harder than ever Who’d be BMW Group design director Adrian van Hooydonk, a man consistently accused of popping “all-new” designs out of...
15:13, 06/27/2019

Opinion: Trump vs. Huawei, and the end of the smartphone? The trade spat between Washington and Beijing has reached a new level, with successful Chinese telecoms equipment provider Huawei stuck in the eye of the storm. Where will this all end, asks DW's Henrik Böhme....
06:39, 05/25/2019

Opinion: Last chance for German carmakers Emissions-cheating scandals hitting German car manufacturers have strained relations between policymakers and the auto industry in the country. But DW's Henrik Böhme says it's still the carmakers calling the shots....
21:00, 06/26/2019

Opinion: Strongmen with weak economies Trump, Putin, Erdogan, Orban — are all "strong leaders" who boast that they are fostering economic dominance. The truth, says Alexander Görlach, is that their countries are in decline....
03:39, 05/02/2019

Opinion: The significance of Germany's Basic Law Most Germans greatly value their Basic Law, which is also a result of Germany's dark Nazi past. But even so, Germany must work hard to preserve its democracy, argues former constitutional judge Udo Di Fabio....
15:26, 05/23/2019

Opinion: BMW could revive British car manufacturing The 75 was made under BMW’s ownership of Rover BMW sold Land Rover nearly 20 years ago, but maintains a strong presence in British industry BMW’s long relationship with the British car industry was triggered way back in 1993. The then Rover Group...
12:48, 08/12/2019

Here's a better way for pro-lifers to win the battle for public opinion Thanks to advances in scientific imagery, neonatal medicine, and contraception development, the pro-life movement is more poised than ever to shift evenly-split opinion in its direction. But grandstanding, such as the Alabama bill that would forbid r...
19:52, 05/15/2019

Opinion: US women did what was necessary in 13-0 blowout of Thailand The U.S. women beat Thailand 13-0 in its World Cup opener. How's that any different than a college football team running up the score?       ...
23:52, 06/11/2019

Opinion: Ford's new Puma is a fresh take on the SUV The 'very European' new compact SUV could be the future of the family car The sense of excitement senior Ford people have for the Puma is clear. Ford has taken an admirably fresh look at the booming compact SUV market and decided that another scaled...
13:52, 06/26/2019

Opinion: It's time to end human trafficking To end the trafficking of men, women and children, we need to go after the smugglers — but also hold governments accountable, writes guest commentator Antonio Vitorino of the International Organization for Migration....
09:39, 07/30/2019

Opinion: Has Greta Thunberg gone overboard? Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg is sailing from Europe to New York to travel carbon-free. But few ordinary people will be able to follow her example, writes DW's Felix Steiner....
04:00, 08/15/2019

Opinion: The significance of Germany's constitution Most Germans greatly value their constitution, which is also a result of Germany's dark Nazi past. But even so, Germany must work hard to preserve its democracy, argues former constitutional judge Udo Di Fabio....
10:52, 05/23/2019

Opinion: Wait, why are we still doing sports drafts at all? Annual amateur drafts are so deeply embedded in U.S. professional sports culture that we rarely stop to think about how dumb they are.        ...
15:26, 05/16/2019

Opinion: Boko Haram — no end in sight Ten years ago, the radical Boko Haram sect became a terror organisation and embarked on a trail of murder and mayhem that continues today. The Nigerian government has learnt little from past mistakes, says Thomas Mösch....
16:00, 08/01/2019

Opinion: 'Let's hope it wasn't a foreigner' Germany is in shock after a child was killed at Frankfurt's central train station. When tragedies like these happen, people in the country with migrant backgrounds are particularly affected, says DW's Erkan Arikan....
16:00, 08/01/2019

Opinion: Land Rover could win at electrification Can the SUV manufacturer emerge from a tumultuous period as a frontrunner of mainstream electrification? Land Rover’s plan to restore sales and fiscal health over the next few years – and set itself on the right low-carbon road – sounds plausible, g...
05:00, 05/13/2019

Opinion: Why Jon Stewart fights for the 9/11 heroes In a recent congressional hearing, Jon Stewart displayed passionate conviction for the men and women sickened by exposure to Ground Zero toxins. His testimony has resonated around the country....
06:52, 06/14/2019

Opinion: Will Monsanto be Bayer's undoing? Another heavy blow has been dealt to German company Bayer. The firm was ordered by a US court to pay compensation in yet another glyphosate-related case. Bayer needs to act swiftly, say DW's Henrik Böhme....
16:39, 05/14/2019

Opinion: Hong Kong wants democracy More than one million people took to Hong Kong's streets on Sunday to protest the new extradition-to-China law. What they're calling for is totally legitimate, says Alexander Görlach....
21:52, 06/12/2019

Opinion: The Kremlin fears its own people Russian police reacted with force and arrested more than 1,000 people during opposition protests in Moscow. As the nervousness of Russia's rulers increases, so does the courage of its opposition, writes Mirodrag Soric....
23:13, 07/29/2019

Opinion: The exciting season the Bundesliga needed The Bundesliga season is over, and although Bayern Munich have won the title for the seventh consecutive time, DW's Jonathan Harding thinks this has still been a season for the ages....
22:39, 05/18/2019

Opinion: Russia frozen on climate change Vladimir Putin has talked about global warming's toll as Siberia's Irkutsk region struggles to recover from floods. But there's a simple reason why Russia won't get behind climate protection policies, says Andrey Gurkov....
19:52, 07/06/2019

Opinion: If it wants to take next step, Big 12 needs to win in the College Football Playoff Oklahoma has made the College Football Playoff three of the last four seasons. But for the Big 12 to take the next step it must win on biggest stage.       ...
02:26, 07/16/2019

Opinion: The EU's future and the European Parliament vote Will the elections for the European Parliament really determine the future of the EU? DW's Felix Steiner urges voters to remain calm and exercise their constitutional rights....
14:52, 05/25/2019

Opinion: Hong Kong and the broken promise The Special Administrative Region is in turmoil. For weeks, activists have been protesting against a now withdrawn extradition bill. But the protests are really about Hong Kong’s future, says Alexander Görlach....
14:52, 07/23/2019

Opinion: India's government is playing with fire India's ruling party has delivered on its promise to revoke the special autonomous status for Jammu and Kashmir. It is a risky move, but there is a clear rationale behind it, says DW's Rodion Ebbighausen....
19:52, 08/05/2019

Opinion: Boris Johnson's clowning glory The UK got the news on Tuesday that Boris Johnson is the next Tory party leader and is now set to become the country's new prime minister. Rob Mudge asks how it could all go so horribly wrong....
14:52, 07/23/2019

Opinion: 11 NFL legends with the strangest career stops A number of all-time NFL greats played briefly at the end of their careers with unfamiliar teams. Here are the strangest stops for those legends.       ...
07:00, 07/26/2019

Opinion: Winners and losers from a spectacular Indianapolis 500 Simon Pagenaud scored his first victory and NBC broadcast its first Indy 500, but neither meteorologists nor Marco Andretti had a good day.        ...
06:13, 05/28/2019

Opinion: Jaguar gets on the front foot with an electric XJ Electric XJ will follow in the footsteps of Jaguar's EV pioneer, the I-Pace JLR's plans for an electric XJ have been confirmed, and could be the first step in a significant regeneration for the brand You’ve got to admire the boldness of JLR’s new ...
12:52, 07/05/2019

Opinion: What does Volkswagen's new Nurburging record prove? The ID R has just become one of the most important cars on the planet after tearing around the Nordschleife in just over six minutes How do you follow up setting an outright record on the Pikes Peak International Hillclimb, one of the world’s oldest...
17:39, 06/03/2019

Opinion: Germany faces turbulent times The resignation of Social Democrat leader Andrea Nahles makes early elections in Germany more likely. But both the CDU and the SPD should avoid any hasty decisions, says DW Editor-in-Chief Ines Pohl....
22:26, 06/02/2019

Opinion: Here's how Zion Williamson could go wrong in the NBA The NBA draft lottery Tuesday will set who gets the No. 1 pick a chance to take Zion Williamson or trade him depending on a team's evaluation of him.        ...
21:39, 05/13/2019

Opinion: Clemens Tönnies' resignation is inevitable Schalke chairman Clemens Tönnies has revealed a blatantly racist world view. The club and Tönnies have attempted to row back on the comments but there must be no way back in such cases, writes David Vorholt....
00:13, 08/04/2019

Opinion: EU chooses self-interest over compassion for refugees In the EU's game of "refugee bingo," far-right Italian Interior Minister Minister Matteo Salvini can only win. He has little reason to give in to states looking for lasting migration policy, says DW's Bernd Riegert....
23:00, 07/18/2019

Opinion: Houston, we have a problem. But do the Rockets know how to solve it? The Western Conference semifinals offered perhaps the best opportunity for Golden State to be beaten in the postseason since the 2016 NBA Finals.        ...
19:39, 05/11/2019

Opinion: The price of the EU's inaction in the Middle East As the EU has adopted a noticeably more pragmatic stance towards Arab autocrats, shifts in the balance of power within this strategically vital region are ­triggering realpolitik, says DW's Loay Mudhoon....
20:00, 05/22/2019

Opinion: Warriors look like champions once again after ousting Rockets On a night when they looked as vulnerable as ever, the Warriors showed their championship mettle to get back to the Western Conference finals.        ...
10:39, 05/11/2019

Opinion: Huawei's 5G plan for Germany is a bad deal China does everything it can to block access to information, particularly from the foreign press. So letting a Chinese firm build Germany's 5G network is naive, to say the least, says DW Director General Peter Limbourg....
20:39, 07/09/2019

Opinion: Are the good years over for German firms? When BASF, the world's largest chemical company, drastically slashes its earnings forecast, it's an alarm signal for the German economy as a whole, say DW's Henrik Böhme....
14:39, 07/10/2019

Opinion: Syrian hospitals have become death traps Hospitals in Syria have been bombed and medical staff killed as the war continues. There's no one to help those who are trying to help, writes Dr. Ahmad Tarakji, former president of the Syrian American Medical Society....
22:26, 07/30/2019

Opinion: Why Formula E is succeeding in New York City An exciting season finale proves the electric race series is maturing quickly, and that manufacturers are firmly on board Even in its third season on the calendar, there’s something surreal – and a little incongruous – about the ABB Formula E Champ...
19:13, 07/15/2019

Opinion: More money won't alone fix Germany's military woes Germany's new defense minister, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, has told the Bundestag she wants a bigger defense budget. But simply throwing more money at the problem is not the solution, says DW's Nina Werkhäuser....
19:26, 07/24/2019

Second opinion on DJI Osmo Action, the GoPro killer A second take on a quick review shows settings that have too many options and can't be read well in bright sunlight. But camera offers many great features.        ...
21:39, 05/20/2019

Opinion: Major League Baseball is at a crossroads. What does it want to become? Baseball is at a crossroads. Juiced balls, intentional or not, is among the litany of anxieties that are troubling the players and the union.       ...
02:26, 07/10/2019

Opinion: Austria's far-right show their true colors The audacity and arrogance of Austria's far-right led to their premature undoing. DW's Barbara Wesel sees the FPÖ scandal as a warning for conservatives willing to enter alliances with the far-right....
07:13, 05/19/2019

Opinion: 1999 World Cup team still the best the US has had — for now Picking the best U.S. women's soccer team is a nearly impossible task, but since Ali Kreiger raised the question, Nancy Armour gives it a shot.       ...
03:13, 06/24/2019

Opinion: Hurricanes keep finding a way as they go up 3-0 on Islanders in second round The Carolina Hurricanes are on the verge of the conference finals as they took a 3-0 series lead on the New York Islanders with a win Wednesday night.        ...
13:26, 05/02/2019

Opinion: Hong Kong unrest has no end in sight The Hong Kong government has put a controversial extradition law on ice. But the government's suspension will not solve the unrest, it only means a temporary respite, says DW's Philipp Bilsky....
22:00, 06/15/2019

Opinion: Is too much being asked for France as it hosts World Cup? France is trying to become first team to hold the men's and women's World Cup titles at same time.        ...
01:00, 06/07/2019

Opinion: Why Canadian GP controversy is good for Formula 1 Vettel rejoined circuit just ahead of Hamilton Sebastian Vettel's contentious penalty for his Canadian Grand Prix moment has sparked plenty of debate Several of us were talking about the Canadian Grand Prix in the office this morning – or, specifi...
23:00, 06/10/2019

Opinion: Unnecessary Sea-Watch 3 provocations from both sides The arrest of the "Sea-Watch 3" captain raises the question of who stands to benefit from such acts of protest. Ultimately, it may play into the hands of Italy's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, writes Bernd Riegert....
19:39, 07/01/2019

Opinion: In Tehran, diplomatic hope dies last German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas' Iran trip made clear that Europe’s role in the Middle East is little more than that of a well-meaning extra. Yet these diplomatic efforts are still important, says Matthias von Hein....
00:26, 06/11/2019

Opinion: Will Rockets-Warriors series go down as one of the greats? The Western Conference semifinal series is back in Oakland Wednesday with the Rockets and Warriors tied at 2-2.        ...
21:26, 05/08/2019

Opinion: What's the most surprising number at the World Cup? Seven. Europe has seven teams in the World Cup quarterfinals, its most in tournament history. And Spain, eliminated by the USWNT, put the world on notice.       ...
01:26, 06/27/2019

Opinion: Theresa May's toxic Brexit legacy Don't be fooled by the tears she shed. Prime Minister Theresa May stumbled her way through a disjointed and dysfunctional Brexit process and has left the UK in a shocking state of paralysis, writes Rob Mudge....
07:13, 06/07/2019

Opinion: Bayern Munich do not look like Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich hold a four-point lead in the title race, but DW's Davis VanOpdorp doesn't think they're playing like champions. That's troubling with two tough matches against Leipzig and Frankfurt left to play....
00:00, 05/05/2019

Opinion: Myanmar's Suu Kyi cozying up to Orban is absurd Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi and Hungary's prime minister, Viktor Orban, have issued a joint anti-Muslim statement. The Burmese leader has finally lost the moral standing she once enjoyed, says Verena Hölzl....
01:52, 06/08/2019

Opinion: Take Turkey's threats to invade Syria seriously A Turkish invasion of Syria appears to be imminent. But a new military offensive could have self-destructive consequences for Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government, writes journalist Rainer Hermann....
16:39, 08/10/2019

Opinion: This is where the top remaining NBA free agents should sign We’re making our best pitch to each of the top remaining NBA free agents about where they should go once signing period begins at 6 p.m. Sunday.       ...
18:39, 06/30/2019

Nancy Pelosi Had a Good Opinion For a Change Asked about the horrific photo of Óscar Alberto Martínez Ramírez and his daughter Valeria which made headlines earlier this week, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told reporters that entering the U.S. shouldn’t be a crime....
20:13, 06/27/2019

Opinion: Gay men are nearly invisible in golf, but we’re not non-existent Someday a PGA Tour golfer will come out to the pleasant realization that what was to him a seismic announcement is barely worth the noting.        ...
21:52, 06/30/2019

Opinion: The magic of 'Robbery' will be impossible to recreate A dynamic duo and organic brand, Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben's legendary era with Bayern Munich will end this summer. 'Robbery' did more than just shape a decade of dominance in Bavaria, writes DW's James Thorogood....
22:26, 05/05/2019

Opinion: Georgians oppose Russian meddling Hundreds of Georgians were injured protesting against Russian MP Sergei Gavrilov addressing Orthodox law-makers in parliament. A veritable political crisis might be looming, says Christian F. Trippe....
03:00, 06/23/2019

Opinion: You may not like it, but disqualifying Maximum Security was the best call Maximum Security was the best horse in the Kentucky Derby, but deserved the stewards' disqualification, columnist Tim Sullivan writes.        ...
20:00, 05/05/2019

Opinion: Is 'Emperor Abiy' at the gates in Ethiopia? The exact details of last weekend's foiled "coup" in Ethiopia still remain unclear. But the prime minister and his government could emerge strengthened from the crisis, writes DW's Ludger Schadomsky....
21:13, 06/24/2019

Opinion: Football needs more women like Stephanie Frappart Football, a man's game? For decades people said it. But women have been helping to shape the sport for ages. Now, Joscha Weber argues, it's time for this to become more apparent with people like Stephanie Frappart....
04:00, 08/15/2019

Opinion: Afghanistan's roller-coaster history It should be joyous: 100 years of independence. But Afghanistan is in mourning after a wedding was attacked. The US and the Taliban are thrashing out a deal, but DW's Florian Weigand predicts an uncertain future....
19:13, 08/19/2019

Opinion: New Porsche 718 GT4 receives the engine it deserves Naturally aspirated, 911-derived flat-six is good news for eco-warriors and thrill-seekers alike Much of the new Cayman GT4’s mechanical make-up seems familiar. The last-generation version had a Porsche GT department suspension overhaul and an aero ...
05:52, 06/18/2019

If a Doctor Only Tells You to Lose Weight, Consider a Second Opinion It’s no secret that doctors sometimes can’t look past body weight when seeing larger patients. If you think your real health problems are being ignored, it’s worth seeking a second opinion....
17:52, 08/13/2019

Opinion: What I learned as acting CEO of Cambridge Analytica Cambridge Analytica made many mistakes on the path to notoriety. But its biggest mistake was believing that complying with government regulations was enough and thereby ignoring broader questions of data ethics and public perception. As the man who s...
11:13, 08/20/2019

Opinion: The fine art of defusing Italy's budget row The European Commission has once again said that Italy's fiscal policies lack prudence and violate the bloc's budget rules. DW's Andreas Rostek looks at Brussels' attempts to bring Rome to its senses....
19:00, 06/05/2019

Opinion: German slowdown is a warning signal There's no denying anymore that Germany's economy is slowing. Yet, this isn't the time for stop-gap measures, says DW's Henrik Böhme. Instead, he argues, sober-minded decisions by both politics and businesses are needed....
21:39, 08/14/2019

U.S. World Cup goal celebrations polarizes opinion The United States' record 13-0 drubbing of Thailand at the Women's World Cup on Tuesday did not sit well with everybody, with opinion divided on whether the team should have so mercilessly punished a hapless opponent....
05:26, 06/12/2019

Opinion: Tom Brady, the ageless wonder, has a lot more football left in him Patriots QB Tom Brady, who turned 42 on Saturday, literally wrote the book on defying age and performing at such a high level this late in his career.       ...
18:13, 08/06/2019

Opinion: Banning phones from roads is easier said than done The campaign to eradicate mobile phone usage is promising, but is there any feasible means of enforcing such a law? While today’s Transport Committee report shines a welcome spotlight on the epidemic of mobile phone use at the wheel, a request from ...
13:26, 08/13/2019

Opinion: China, US digging in for long battle What's in a name? Clearly a great deal in the high-stake trade war between the US and China, which has escalated after US President Donald Trump named China a currency manipulator, says DW's Clifford Coonan....
17:52, 08/06/2019

Opinion: a beginner's guide to the Nurburgring 24 hours Fantastic machinery, crazy fans and action-packed racing should make the N24 a fixture on any petrolhead’s calendar The Nürburgring is a place that enjoys hallowed status within the collective psyche of petrolheads everywhere. For decades, the treac...
18:00, 06/25/2019

Opinion: Astros save MLB trade deadline from being an all-time dud In what was emerging as the dullest and most pathetic trade deadlines in ages, the Astros stepped up and seized the moment, grabbing Zack Greinke.       ...
03:13, 08/01/2019

Opinion: Phil Mickelson says he needed to make changes and he'll be better for it Phil Mickelson, who is 15 to 18 pounds lighter than he was 15 days ago, says he has 'so much energy, mental clarity' after six-day fast.        ...
22:00, 07/15/2019

Opinion: 3 proposals for a sustainable strengthening of press freedom May 3 is World Press Freedom Day — but in 2019, freedom of the press continues to have a hard time. Still no reason to bury your head in the sand, says Ines Pohl, DW's editor-in-chief....
12:26, 05/03/2019

Opinion: Kevin Durant is all of us on social media, and he should never stop He’s way too accessible on Twitter and Instagram. He’s hilariously defensive, especially for a two-time NBA Finals MVP. And he shouldn't change.        ...
21:39, 05/29/2019

Opinion: The Shame of Berlin. Why can't the city build an airport? Berlin's unfinished airport just started adding a new terminal, even though the original structure is still not open. Despite a major test run of systems in the first building DW's Henrik Böhme just isn't convinced....
19:39, 07/31/2019

Opinion: India's forced unity will not bring peace India is to be a unified nation, says Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. People in Kashmir are experiencing what that entails. The region is a tinderbox, also because of Modi's politics, writes journalist Peter Sturm....
20:26, 08/15/2019

Opinion: Istanbul election re-do is a death knell for democracy Turkey's electoral authority has given in to presidential pressure: Istanbul's mayoral election will be rerun — and overseen largely by his henchmen. One thing is sure, says DW's Erkan Arikan: Turkish democracy is dead....
02:13, 05/07/2019

Opinion: Germany's silence on racist Wächtersbach attack On Monday, a black man was shot by a white German in Hesse. But, instead of mass outrage over the racist attack, many people seem more concerned over changes to kindergarten menus, DW's Christoph Strack writes....
05:26, 07/27/2019

Opinion: Key steps needed for Cameroon peace talks Switzerland has agreed to mediate talks between the government of Cameroon and separatist leaders aimed at faciliating a peaceful resolution to a three-year conflict. This is welcome news, says Nkongho Felix Agbor Balla....
18:39, 07/17/2019

Opinion: Brexit sinks Theresa May's UK prime ministership The beleaguered PM has thrown in the towel: She could not deliver on Brexit as promised. But her successor, too, will find that reconciling the Brexit dream with reality will be an impossible task, Barbara Wesel writes....
06:39, 05/25/2019

Opinion: Hamas' and Israel's short but confusing weekend war The attacks were as spontaneous as the susbsequent cease-fire. What caused the most recent violence in Israel and Gaza? It seems the Israeli government made a crucial mistake, Peter Philipp believes....
20:26, 05/06/2019

Opinion: Chief US salesman strikes a deal with Poland US President Donald Trump has received his Polish counterpart, Andrzej Duda, with an air show over the White House. This rare honor seals Trump's latest "deal." Both sides will benefit, writes DW’s Bartosz Dudek....
17:26, 06/13/2019

Opinion: Africa's new free trade zone is still just a dream Trade within Africa has enormous potential. Whether a new free trade zone on the continent will realize that potential is up to the more than 50 nations participating in it, writes DW's Claus Stäcker....
20:00, 07/08/2019

Opinion: Arizona Cardinals should sign Colin Kaepernick President Trump has said he'd "love to see" Colin Kaepernick on an NFL roster. The Cardinals have a need and should find a way.       ...
03:39, 08/16/2019

Opinion: How the Raptors turned the series around to reach the NBA Finals After falling behind 2-0, Raptors coach Nick Nurse made a series of adjustments that sparked a turnaround and led Toronto to the NBA Finals.        ...
09:39, 05/26/2019

New far-right party seen entering Danish parliament - opinion poll A new Danish far-right party that wants Islam banned and hundreds of thousands of Muslims deported could win seats in Denmark's parliament in an upcoming election, an opinion poll showed on Monday....
13:13, 05/06/2019

Opinion: Modi's election victory starts a new era for India Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and his BJP party, have won India's general election. On the way to victory, Modi has completely changed the country and ushered in a new era for Indian politics, says DW's Mahesh Jha....
15:26, 05/23/2019

Nissan CEO: If differences of opinion with Renault, then would like to discuss - Jiji If Nissan Motor Co and its top shareholder Renault SA have differences of opinion, then those should be discussed, Jiji news agency quoted Nissan's chief executive as saying on Monday....
07:00, 06/10/2019

Opinion: Rodrigo Duterte, protector of women's rights? A law to create "safe streets and public spaces" in the Philippines has been signed into law by Rodrigo Duterte. But the law isn't an achievement of the president's politics, says DW correspondent Ana Santos....
13:26, 07/17/2019

Opinion: Hurricanes need to change goalies now if they want to save their season The Hurricanes trail the best-of-seven conference final 2-0, and they need to make a goalie change now or risk seeing their season end.        ...
22:00, 05/14/2019

Opinion: Horse racing needs to be saved before it ceases to exist As the Triple Crown season approaches, horse racing is under the microscope following the recent deaths of 23 horses at Santa Anita.        ...
17:26, 05/03/2019

Opinion: Firms Must Value Workers Like Shareholders, Says Raghuram Rajan While corporations cannot, and should not, take on responsibilities that are properly those of the government or the local community, they can do better for themselves and for society by explicitly......
22:00, 05/01/2019

'Boris bounce': UK Conservatives surge in opinion poll Britain's Conservative Party has opened up a 10-point lead over the opposition Labour Party since Boris Johnson took over as prime minister, an opinion poll showed....
07:52, 07/28/2019

Opinion: Sebastian Kurz, the stone-faced chancellor After 17 months in office, the chancellor's former coalition partners, as well as the opposition, no longer have confidence in him. The vote was an unnecessary piece of political drama, Norbert Mappes-Niediek writes....
21:13, 05/28/2019

Opinion: German YouTuber takes on Angela Merkel's CDU A 26-year-old YouTuber is making headlines with his tirade against the Christian Democrats. Many disagree with the man's tone, but his video makes an important contribution to democracy, DW's Fabian von der Mark writes....
22:13, 05/23/2019

Opinion: The Caster Semenya verdict is 'wrong and demeaning' Champion sprinter Caster Semenya has lost her appeal against regulations limiting testosterone levels in certain women's athletic events. DW's Zipporah Nyambura takes issue with the ruling....
19:39, 05/04/2019

Opinion: IMF's criticism of German family firms is flawed The IMF says Germany's family firms share part of the blame for the nation's rising inequality. But the head of the foundation for German family businesses rejects the IMF's stance, and claims the opposite is true....
11:00, 07/16/2019

Opinion: Merkel entitled to privacy over health concerns How much should the German public know about any of Chancellor Angela Merkel's potential illnesses? She, too, has a right to her privacy — the same as every other German citizen, says Felix Steiner....
17:52, 07/13/2019

Opinion: Are Warriors better without Kevin Durant? It's more complicated than that With Durant sidelined for Game 1 of the Western Conference finals, Steph Curry and the Warriors looked more like champions than they have all season.        ...
18:39, 05/15/2019

Opinion: With or without Kevin Durant, these Warriors have nothing left to prove The mental strength the Warriors have shown to keep this NBA Finals series alive solidified them as one of the proudest, most distinguished champions.       ...
04:52, 06/13/2019

Opinion: Has Kevin Durant played his last game with the Warriors? Several questions surround Kevin Durant's absence with a strained calf. Are the Warriors better without him? What does this mean for his future?        ...
01:26, 05/29/2019

Opinion: The Tiger from the Masters goes missing during first round of PGA Championship The Masters this was not. Tiger Woods' dream of winning a second consecutive major title is not officially over, but it’s not exactly alive and well.        ...
02:00, 05/17/2019

Opinion: Golf sensation Amy Bockerstette has it all figured out. She can play, too Here's the thing: Amy Bockerstette is a nice person, yes. But Amy can play. Amy’s got game. Amy has what we hackers never will: A repeatable swing.        ...
18:39, 06/27/2019

Opinion: Why the Mercedes-Benz EQV is an electric game-changer Mercedes-Benz Vans boss Marcus Breitschwerd is confident about the future of the commercial vehicle segment Stuttgart’s new zero-emission people carrier could take more conventionally fuelled cars off the road than any EV yet We’re just weeks away...
06:13, 08/21/2019

Opinion: By throwing flares, Mainz ultras damaged their own cause German fans are frequently demonized for their use of pyrotechnics, which many would like to see legalized. But by throwing flares onto the pitch, Mainz ultras did fans everywhere a disservice, writes DW's Matt Ford....
01:52, 08/11/2019

Opinion: MLB needs to watch out. This Dodgers rotation is historically good It's been a bit of a question mark in recent years, but the Dodgers' starting pitching is primed for an all-time great year – and deep into October.       ...
19:00, 06/10/2019

Opinion: New Signs That India's Economy - and Credibility - Is In Crisis Now, Arvind Subramanian, a well-regarded economist who was till last year one of PM Narendra Modi's most senior advisers, has argued in a Harvard working paper that the country's official figures......
08:26, 06/13/2019

Opinion: The world has reached a crossroads in trade policy It's not too late for US trading partners to decide which path to take: one based on retaliation leading to trade destruction, or a path where tariffs are reduced. The window to decide is closing, says Dennis Snower....
13:13, 08/15/2019

Opinion: Von der Leyen a sound choice in turbulent times Up to the last minute it was unclear if Ursula von der Leyen would be accepted as the next European Commission president. Her stellar speech and a lack of alternatives won MEPs over, says DW Editor-in-Chief Ines Pohl. ...
01:00, 07/17/2019

Opinion: US women owe no apologies for celebrating 13-0 blowout of Thailand The U.S. women beat Thailand 13-0 in its World Cup opener. How's that any different than a college football team running up the score?       ...
01:39, 06/12/2019

Opinion: Iran's calculated escalation in the Persian Gulf Iranian speedboats recently went after a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz. Despite this provocation, the Iranian regime is not out for war, says Rainer Hermann of German daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung....
17:39, 07/14/2019

Opinion: Has the new Land Rover Defender lost its intrigue? A succession of leaks and teaser images have taken much of the drama out of the forthcoming Defender's rebirth Resurrecting dead icons is not a new trend in the motoring industry. Volkswagen did it with the Beetle, BMW the Mini and Fiat the 500, all...
18:00, 06/25/2019

Opinion: Donald Trump's ice-cold Greenland calculus In offering to buy Greenland, US President Donald Trump is trying once again to disrupt the postwar Western order. What he is mainly interested in is geopolitical influence in the Arctic, writes DW's Oliver Sallet....
12:00, 08/20/2019

Opinion: A desperate move by Iranian President Rouhani Iran's move to partially withdraw from the 2015 nuclear deal not only jeopardizes the landmark international agreement, but also puts an end to the era of "moderation, diplomacy and hope" in Iran, says Jamshid Barzegar....
18:00, 05/08/2019

Opinion: Scrapping the INF treaty is risky — and a lost opportunity The INF treaty was far from perfect. But instead of abandoning the deal altogether, Russia and the US should have modernized the agreement. Yet it seems neither side was willing to do so, says DW's Bernd Riegert....
10:00, 08/03/2019

Opinion: We were over the moon about Neil Armstrong and sports in 1969 Sports world was a lot different when man set foot on the moon. For one, it showed miracles, even in sports, do happen with "Miracle Mets."       ...
20:00, 07/20/2019

Opinion: how Rover’s failings provides a history lesson for UK government BMW had to sell the Rover Group, including MG When BMW requested aid to save Rover in 1999, the government refused. We reflect on lessons learned The UK government’s surprise £500 million loan guarantee for Jaguar Land Rover investment comes exact...
01:52, 08/05/2019

Opinion: C'mon, FIFA. Let the women have their day with World Cup final FIFA allowed two confederations to schedule championship games of men's tournaments on the same day as the World Cup final for the women.       ...
23:26, 07/06/2019

Opinion: This is easily one of the 20 most embarrassing Knicks moments since 2017 To call the Knicks a "clown shoes operation" would be an insult to clown shoes. Day 1 of NBA free agency was the latest in embarrassments.       ...
16:39, 07/01/2019

Opinion: Bundesliga title race better than Premier League's With three of the big five leagues won, only the English and German champions remain unknown. DW's Matt Pearson says the twists and turns at the Bundesliga summit make it more exciting than the Premier League race....
21:52, 05/11/2019

Opinion: Josh Rosen, Dolphins both win out in trade with Cardinals Josh Rosen will get a chance to prove himself for a young team, while the Dolphins obtained a low-risk, high-reward option at quarterback.        ...
22:13, 04/28/2019

Opinion: NBA should be embarrassed about wrong hats being worn at the draft With the trade not being recognized by the league, a number of players on Thursday night had to have their photos taken with wrong hats on.       ...
16:39, 06/21/2019

Opinion: China pulling the strings in Hong Kong The message of the mass protests in Hong Kong is clear: China's interference is not welcome. But city leaders aren't listening. The basic principle of "one country, two systems" is in jeopardy, says Dang Yuan....
22:13, 06/16/2019

Opinion: Heart, not talent, make Liverpool miracle men From Istanbul to Anfield, Liverpool have made a habit of pulling off the impossible. It's not talent, but their relationship with their fans that makes them a reliable source of miracles, writes DW's Ed McCambridge....
18:00, 05/08/2019

Opinion: Boris Johnson in Brussels — visibly invisible Boris Johnson's ubiquity these days can be tiresome. But as a newspaper hack in Brussels he preferred to keep a low profile. Jim Gibbons recounts the many faces of the man who could be the UK's next prime minister....
15:39, 07/20/2019

Opinion: German politician's murder is an attack on democracy Politician Walter Lübcke may have been murdered by a right-wing extremist. If that turns out to be the case, the killer was targeting the heart of Germany's democratic system, says DW's Marcel Fürstenau....
05:26, 06/19/2019

Opinion: Rolling out the red carpet for 'nasty' leaders is actually rather British Seeing Donald Trump go after London Mayor Sadiq Khan was as predictable as seeing Trump spell his name wrong. But Khan's mistaken about one thing, Mark Hallam says; it's very British to fawn over this misogynist fibber....
14:13, 06/03/2019

Opinion: MLS right not to punish Alejandro Bedoya for speaking out against gun violence MLS chose on Monday not to discipline the Philadelphia Union's Alejandro Bedoya, who used an on-field microphone to make a plea for gun control.       ...
02:13, 08/06/2019

Opinion: How good are U.S. women? Game against Sweden will be indication In the last 10 games between the teams, the Americans are 3-4-3. And one of those losses is perhaps the most galling in the USWNT's history.       ...
09:13, 06/19/2019

Opinion: What Ursula von der Leyen learned from Angela Merkel The EU is a game with three summits and, in the end, a German wins? In this case, yes. But Ursula von der Leyen's years in Berlin will prove ideal preparation for the European Commission, says DW's Maximiliane Koschyk....
20:39, 07/03/2019

Sam Pitroda's 1984 Comment "Not The Opinion Of The Party", Says Congress Lacerated over the comments of its top leader Sam Pitroda on the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, the Congress today distanced itself from "remarks made by any individual" and cautioned its leaders to be......
15:00, 05/10/2019

Opinion: US women aren't backing off at World Cup Carli Lloyd becomes the first player with a goal in six consecutive World Cup games in the Americans' 3-0 rout against Chile on Sunday.       ...
20:26, 06/16/2019

Opinion: why the Discovery Sport is crucial for Land Rover Brand's biggest seller needs to be a hit with customers if it will help boost revenue The new Discovery Sport might be easy to overlook in Land Rover’s busy launch schedule. It’s neither as eagerly anticipated as the second-generation Range Rover Ev...
22:39, 05/21/2019

How Cardi B Changed Anna Wintour's Opinion of Her Style Cardi B has won over Anna Wintour. In a new segment of Vogue's "Go Ask Anna," the iconic editor-in-chief was asked to weigh in on the Grammy-winning rapper's style. One......
18:26, 07/03/2019

Opinion: Drake is annoying and the Warriors need to ignore his shenanigans The NBA Finals are here, the Raptors took a thrilling victory over the dynastic Warriors in Game 1, and all anyone wants to talk about is Drake.        ...
16:26, 05/31/2019

Opinion: Jay-Z deserves the benefit of the doubt as he joins forces with the NFL Hip-hop mogul Jay-Z deserves some time to show what he can accomplish on the league's social-justice front in his Roc Nation partnership with the NFL.       ...
07:00, 08/18/2019

Opinion: South Africa’s new government: compromise over renewal After days of speculation, South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa has formed his new government. His cabinet shows a clear intent of reform, but it also shows Ramaphosa’s need to compromise, writes DW’s Claus Stäcker....
21:26, 05/30/2019

Opinion: Led by Megan Rapinoe, this World Cup should be a seminal moment From her comments about Donald Trump to her criticism of FIFA, Megan Rapinoe has been the perfect voice for the Women's World Cup. Now it's up to FIFA to follow her lead and show they are serious about the women's game....
00:13, 07/08/2019

Opinion: Erdogan's ego trip buying Russian arms Turkey is determined to buy a Russian air defense system. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan no longer respects NATO. It's a dangerous decision — especially for the alliance, writes Peter Sturm....
19:00, 06/14/2019

Opinion: Why this World Cup will show how investing in women pays off Although the U.S. women continue to fight U.S. Soccer over discrimination ahead of the World Cup, investment in the game is coming from elsewhere.        ...
00:13, 05/31/2019

Opinion: This NBA Finals will be remembered for soap operas off the court The NBA has a celebrity culture, is immersed in social media and the proximity of fans to the playing surface creates a unique environment.       ...
00:00, 06/14/2019

Opinion: Redskins top pick Dwayne Haskins seems to be plotting the right course Washington last won a Super Bowl in 1991, and the team has reached the playoffs only six times since. Stability at quarterback has proved more scarce.        ...
21:39, 05/13/2019

Opinion: China's newest EV start-up is worth taking seriously Human Horizons HiPhi 1 There are nearly 500 EV start-ups registered in China, and most are doomed to failure. Can Human Horizons be any different? Thanks to Chinese government incentives pushing 'New Energy Vehicles', the country is the world’s la...
16:26, 08/01/2019

Opinion: Imran Khan — One year of stumbling ineptitude Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan promised to provide relief to citizens when he came to power last year, but his government has only added to their misery, says Harris Khalique of Pakistan's human rights commission....
16:00, 08/16/2019

Opinion: Government's Plan To Change Bankruptcy Law Bold And Necessary On Wednesday, the government said it would amend the 2016 insolvency law, a signature reform of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first term. Investors will cheer....
07:39, 07/18/2019

Opinion: Disappointment and hope in Germany's World Cup exit Germany are out of the Women's World Cup. DW's Jonathan Harding thinks that although the defeat was deserved and the manner of the exit was disappointing, this Germany team is right at the start of their development....
00:26, 06/30/2019

Opinion: NBA stars opting out of FIBA World Cup is not new. Here's why it happens Prominent NBA players have withdrawn from the FIBA World Cup in China, but they have legit reasons. The U.S. still has a team capable of winning gold.       ...
17:52, 08/05/2019

Opinion: Women's World Cup hurt by lack of organization Germany's win against Nigeria was played in front of an almost full house. This is the exception rather than the rule, owing partly to FIFA's lack of planning. The women's game deserves better, argues DW's Felix Tamsut....
03:00, 06/23/2019

Opinion: Ebola in Congo — incompetence, mistrust and greed A year after the outbreak of Ebola in eastern Congo, the government and aid organizations have still not succeeded in bringing the disease under control. There are many reasons for this, says Dirke Köpp....
01:39, 08/02/2019

Opinion: Donald Trump sets US up for conflict with Iran Donald Trump nearly took the Middle East to the brink with airstrikes against Iran. The US president's aggressive stance is sabotaging his professed efforts for peace in the Middle East, DW's Peter Philipp writes....
23:26, 06/21/2019

Opinion: The USWNT had better win the World Cup or legacy will be that of celebration flap The U.S. women's national team needs to win this year's World Cup or they'll only be remembered for their celebration debacle in win over Thailand.       ...
19:26, 06/21/2019

Opinion: One pressing post-draft question for each of the 32 NFL teams The 2019 NFL draft is in the books. With offseason rosters essentially complete, the 32 teams turn their attention to offseason practices and issues.        ...
15:00, 04/29/2019

Opinion: Carli Lloyd wants to start, but she wants another World Cup title even more Carli Lloyd is playing in her third World Cup, but is coming off the bench for the first time thanks to an abundance of talent at forward.       ...
22:39, 06/14/2019

Opinion: Kawhi Leonard getting vengeance against Warriors in NBA Finals Kawhi Leonard says he isn't out for revenge for 2017, but the Warriors must feel like the Raptors star has a score to settle this NBA Finals.       ...
10:39, 06/08/2019

Opinion: Merkel's Harvard speech is noteworthy for what she didn't say German Chancellor Angela Merkel's poignant and personal commencement speech at Harvard University was also a thinly veiled appeal to reject Trumpism. But more interesting than what she said was what she did not say....
11:13, 05/31/2019

Opinion: America is facing a pension crisis. Retirees will pay the price if we don't act now Few have seen firsthand the frustration of Washington gridlock and partisanship more than we have. We know all too well when something doesn't get fixed in D.C., it can end up hurting people back home. When it comes to the multiemployer pension plan ...
16:00, 08/15/2019

Opinion: There is a 100 percent chance Phil Mickelson won’t win this US Open This should have been Phil Mickelson's chance to crown a legendary career and vault himself into a select group of greats, but he's angered the Golf Gods.        ...
00:13, 06/13/2019

Opinion: RBI's Autonomy Takes Another Hit As Viral Acharya Heads For Exit A standoff over the government's intentions was temporarily resolved by pushing to a panel of experts the question of whether the RBI had excess capital and could return some of it to the finance......
09:26, 06/25/2019

Opinion: Warriors' uncommon belief in themselves has lifted them to NBA Finals yet again On top of the Warriors' prodigious talent is an unmatched hunger to win and belief in themselves. That combination has them in the NBA Finals again.        ...
09:00, 05/21/2019

Opinion: Greg Hardy can keep winning in UFC, but we can't move on from his past just yet Greg Hardy and the people surrounding him might be ignoring his past, but until he fully addresses it, it will cast a cloud over his time in the UFC.       ...
06:00, 07/22/2019

Opinion: Bucks, Raptors battling to be served as fodder for the Warriors The Eastern Conference finals between the Bucks and Raptors have evolved into something really good. But is it going to matter in the end?        ...
05:00, 05/24/2019

Opinion: Khan-Trump meeting – will Islamabad deliver to Washington? Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan's meeting with US President Donald Trump went smoothly. But the future of US-Pakistan ties depend on Islamabad's cooperation in bringing peace to Afghanistan, says Michael Kugelman....
07:52, 07/23/2019

Opinion: In trying to clear air, Magic Johnson sullies himself, Los Angeles Lakers Magic Johnson likes to profess how much he loves the Lakers and Buss family. Yet he managed to trash all of them - and further sully his reputation.        ...
23:26, 05/20/2019

Opinion: Trail Blazers need to get nasty vs. Warriors to avoid humiliation It's time for the Portland Trail Blazers to get nasty because, hey – if not in the Western Conference finals vs. the Golden State Warriors, when?        ...
21:52, 05/16/2019

Opinion: NBC Sports should not air interview with Lance Armstrong, a pariah and cheater Lance Armstrong, the worst sports cheat ever, somehow got NBC Sports to interview him and listen to his nonsense. The network still has time to cancel this fiasco.        ...
00:52, 05/25/2019

Opinion: Giannis Antetokounmpo, Bucks dominating and no team can answer right now With the best defense and second-best offense in the playoffs, the Bucks are putting on a dominant show that no team yet has been able to stop.        ...
16:00, 05/18/2019

Opinion: Ohio State has market cornered on THE dumbest ideas Ohio State files trademark application for ''the" -- the most commonly used word in the English language. This is pure pretentiousness by the school.       ...
00:00, 08/15/2019

Opinion: Three years later, Sweden still talking trash about Rio Olympic win over U.S. women Their loss to Sweden in the quarterfinals of the 2016 Rio Olympics was the U.S. women's earliest exit at a major international tournament.       ...
05:00, 06/20/2019

Opinion: Youth baseball brawl latest example of parents being babies Last week's news of a group of Colorado parents fighting each other at a youth baseball game didn't surprise columnist Mitch Albom.       ...
21:26, 06/23/2019

Opinion: Barry Sanders' retirement was bombshell we should have seen coming As the 20th anniversary of Barry Sanders' retirement approaches, Mitch Albom looks at how it changed everything and nothing for the Detroit Lions.       ...
16:13, 07/21/2019

Opinion: Celtics look like title-caliber team in Game 1 win against Bucks Boston could not have asked for a better start to the Eastern Conference semifinals. On the road in Game 1, the Celtics defeated Milwaukee 112-90.        ...
22:13, 04/28/2019

Opinion: Lamar Jackson is still make-or-break gamble at QB for Ravens Lamar Jackson showed plenty of promise for the Ravens as a rookie, but the QB will have to make significant strides as the starter in his second year.       ...
03:39, 06/14/2019

Opinion: NBA draft exciting, fast-paced and totally overrated The picks and moves during the NBA draft won't seem nearly as important after Thursday night's initial brouhaha.       ...
05:00, 06/20/2019

Opinion: MLB umpires union's outburst was childish, unacceptable The MLB Umpires Association lashed out on Tuesday about the perceived leniency of Manny Machado's one-game suspension.       ...
05:00, 06/20/2019

Opinion: Mind-blowing Evija is only the start for revived Lotus Heavy, jaw-droppingly powerful and costly - the Evija is no normal Lotus With a claimed power output of 1973bhp, this new hypercar is exciting in itself, but what's coming could be even better They call the floating instrument panel the ‘halo’, wh...
00:00, 07/17/2019

Opinion: Greatest NFL players by uniform number: From No. 00 Jim Otto to No. 99 J.J. Watt To celebrate the NFL's 100 anniversary season, here are the best players at 100 different uniform numbers.       ...
16:26, 08/19/2019

Opinion: College football's postseason schedule is entirely wrong If the College Football Playoff semifinals are supposed to be the centerpiece of the sport, they should be the last games played every year.        ...
05:00, 05/24/2019

Opinion: NFL gets it wrong again by not disciplining Chiefs' Tyreek Hill Tyreek Hill won’t face NFL discipline over child abuse allegations “based on the evidence presently available." But there is enough to justify action.       ...
22:13, 07/19/2019

Opinion: Haskell Day heat debacle should have been avoided at Monmouth Park Monmouth Park finally decided to run Haskell Day stakes in the evening due to searing heat, but took too long to react to new landscape.       ...
02:00, 07/21/2019

Opinion: India's Hedge Funds Threatened by Higher Taxes The Securities and Exchange Board of India, or SEBI, has always been suspicious of the source of capital for hedge funds investing in India from Singapore or Hong Kong....
18:39, 07/16/2019

Opinion: 2004's new EU members hold sway in European Union The countries that joined the European Union 15 years ago have come a long way. They now know how the EU functions — and how to defend their interests, writes German journalist Boris Kalnoky....
03:39, 05/02/2019

Opinion: Union Berlin fans prove they’re ready for the Bundesliga Union Berlin fans have made a name for themselves as some of the most creative supporters in German football. Their club reaching the Bundesliga for the first time ever would do them justice, argues DW’s Felix Tamsut....
11:00, 05/24/2019

Opinion: Expect Industry Status For Real Estate Sector The Indian real estate sector is the most highly taxed with the combination of high direct and indirect taxes, stamp duties and levies for development approvals....
15:52, 06/21/2019

Opinion: Criticism of what Megan Rapinoe does during national anthem is tired "The Hill" has published two stories in 12 days on what U.S. women's soccer star Megan Rapinoe does - and doesn't do - during the national anthem.       ...
08:00, 06/26/2019

Opinion: Andrew Luck is still in pain and Indianapolis Colts have no idea why Andrew Luck Injury 2019 was diagnosed as a calf strain, then an injury to the rare Os Trigonum, and now Indianapolis Colts think it's something else.       ...
08:00, 08/14/2019

Opinion: Vladimir Putin, a president who doesn't play fair Plato's ideals of what makes a good ruler have shaped Western intellectual history and our understanding of modern politics. But world leaders are increasingly turning their backs on these ideals, says Alexander Görlach....
18:39, 08/09/2019

Opinion: After decades of dominance, the rest of the world is catching up with the USWNT Rather than two or three favorites, there are five or six countries with legitimate title aspirations at this World Cup       ...
20:13, 06/08/2019

Opinion: Vulnerable Warriors facing the biggest test of their dynasty Injury-riddled and down 2-1, the Warriors are more vulnerable than ever. And getting back Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson doesn't guarantee anything.        ...
09:13, 06/06/2019

Opinion: Netanyahu's success story nears final chapter Israel is preparing for another election. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is blaming his political rival Avigdor Liebermann, but Peter Philipp says that what he’s really doing is protecting his own interests....
21:26, 05/30/2019

Opinion: Decades later, we're wondering about steroids in baseball – again Here we are two decades later, with MLB having one of the most extensive drug-testing programs, and we’re left wondering if history is repeating itself.       ...
17:39, 07/08/2019

Opinion: Kyrie Irving finally got to choose his team. What will he do with this chance? Kyrie Irving has his dream situation in Brooklyn alongside Kevin Durant. Can he enhance his legacy or will this stop be another disappointment?       ...
00:52, 07/02/2019

Opinion: This sports writer didn't need Mom to throw BP. He needed her for everything else In those families where Dad coaches the soccer team, throws batting practice and tosses the football, what does Mom do? The important stuff.        ...
14:13, 05/12/2019

Opinion: Greek government change amid beach holiday For the time being, the conservative victory in Greece's snap elections spells the end for Alexis Tsipras' "leftist revolution." The voters are disenchanted, argues DW's Spiros Moskovou....
20:00, 07/08/2019

Opinion: Strait of Hormuz crisis a political dead-end for Germany The past few days have highlighted a key shortcoming in Germany's foreign policy. Berlin's response to the Iran crisis shows the country's limited ability to act on the world stage, says DW's Christian F. Trippe....
19:39, 07/31/2019

Opinion: Vladimir Guerrero Jr. was the real winner of the Home Run Derby Decades from now, you'll be hard-pressed to recall that Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and his 91 HRs was actually not the official winner of the 2019 Derby.       ...
16:13, 07/09/2019

Opinion: You can blame Tiger Woods for a lot, but not the death of young employee Tiger Woods is being sued by the family of a man who worked as a bartender at Woods' restaurant and died after drinking with fellow employees.        ...
22:00, 05/14/2019

Study: Media shifts to opinion, advocacy, ‘personal perspective' That shift many have sensed from hard news to opinion and advocacy in the media, especially on cable TV, is real, according to a new and authoritative report from research giant Rand Corporation....
22:52, 05/14/2019

Europe's top court sets date for opinion on Facebook privacy Europe's top court will give an opinion on Dec. 12 on Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems' landmark case against Facebook, which will affect how hundreds of thousands of companies transfer personal data worldwide....
18:39, 07/09/2019

Opinion: Bruins are standing firm during the year of the NHL playoff upset The Boston Bruins, who beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-0 in Game 6, are playing the right way to avoid this year's run of upsets and advance.        ...
08:13, 05/07/2019

Italy's far-right League losing momentum before EU elections: opinion polls Support for Italy's far-right League has fallen following weeks of feuding with its coalition partner the 5-Star Movement, opinion polls showed on Friday in the run-up to elections for the European Parliament in late May....
16:39, 05/10/2019

Opinion: Nothing against Sweden, but World Cup final deserves a fresher matchup Sweden and the Netherlands play Wednesday to determine the USWNT's opponent in Sunday’s World Cup final. Who to root for should be obvious.       ...
06:26, 07/03/2019

Opinion: Angela Merkel's Harvard speech is noteworthy for what she didn't say German Chancellor Angela Merkel's poignant and personal commencement speech at Harvard University was also a thinly veiled appeal to reject Trumpism. But more interesting than what she said was what she did not say....
14:13, 05/31/2019

Opinion: Celtics' expectations overblown, exposed against Bucks It didn’t look like it on paper, but the Celtics - picked to reach the NBA's Eastern Conference Finals again - have a flawed roster.        ...
00:52, 05/08/2019

Opinion: Germany's awkward search for a national identity continues Expect the soul-searching about what it means to be German to continue after changes to the Nationality Act. The old standards used to establish a national identity no longer apply, writes DW Zoran Arbutina....
18:13, 07/01/2019

Opinion: Press freedom eludes Myanmar despite journalists' release The release of two Reuters journalists in Myanmar is a joyous occasion, but the presidential pardon does not mean that press freedom has been established in the Southeast Asian country, says DW's Rodion Ebbighausen....
16:39, 05/07/2019

Opinion: Trump's London visit was celebration lacking an occasion The US first family likely enjoyed their fancy trip to the palace, hosted by Queen Elizabeth II. Trump got to share his tuppence worth, but for what? Even the monarch's veiled hints fell on deaf ears, says Bernd Riegert....
02:39, 06/05/2019

Opinion: Jürgen Klopp's holistic approach the real winner Liverpool have won the Champions League, and Jürgen Klopp has finally overcome his losing streak in finals. But the real victory of the day comes in Klopp's approach to this success, writes DW's Jonathan Harding....
02:13, 06/02/2019

Opinion: Outdated NBA free-agent moratorium rules need to change Rules preventing NBA teams from contacting players before a set date once had a purpose. Teams ignore the rules today, and league should change them.       ...
18:39, 06/30/2019

Opinion: Nelson Mandela party's last easy win in South Africa The elections in South Africa haven't produced a landslide result. Turnout was low — young people, in particular, are shunning the ballot box. The dominant ANC is living on borrowed time, says Claus Stäcker....
20:26, 05/10/2019

New York Times opinion team declares America isn’t so great: ‘We’re just OK’ The New York Times opinion team got an early start on celebrating Independence Day, declaring that America is “just OK” with a video that argues the United States is only great if you’re wealthy....
20:39, 07/02/2019

Opinion: Goal celebration that demanded Congress act against gun violence was patriotism at its best Alejandro Bedoya used his goal celebration to demand Congress 'do something' amid a rash of mass shootings in the United States.       ...
17:52, 08/05/2019

Opinion: NASCAR point standings more important than you think at halfway mark Since NASCAR began awarding stage points in 2017, only one driver outside the 16-driver cutoff at the midway mark has made it into the playoffs.        ...
23:13, 05/31/2019

Opinion: Deutsche Bank halts global adventure in lending The days when Deutsche Bank officials played big to win big are over. The lender's new credo is "back to the roots." The plan to overhaul Deutsche Bank is radical, DW's Henrik Böhme writes, but the outcome remains open....
03:26, 07/08/2019

Opinion: European Socialists struggle with black sheep Romania The Party of European Socialists wants to distance itself from its Romanian comrades — but there's still no consensus over how to do so. This hasn't done any favors for the party's credibility, writes Robert Schwartz....
14:26, 05/05/2019

Opinion: NASCAR Cup drivers take notice after Trucks disqualification, suspension When NASCAR stripped Ross Chastain of his win in the Iowa Trucks race, the decision reverberated among drivers and teams in the Cup Series.       ...
17:26, 06/27/2019

Opinion: Dolphins CB Xavien Howard has paycheck that exceeds his reputation Dolphins CB Xavien Howard became NFL's highest-paid cornerback this offseason despite this being his fourth season in the league.       ...
18:13, 08/06/2019

Public Opinion Needed For Laws To Be Successful, Says Pranab Mukherjee Former President Pranab Mukherjee said on Sunday that public consultation is necessary for laws to become successful and drafting of legislations cannot be left only to elected representatives....
04:39, 07/29/2019

Opinion: Simon Pagenaud achieves the dream: Indianapolis 500 immortality Perseverance helped Simon Pagenaud pull off a historic victory at Sunday's 103rd running of the Indianapolis 500.        ...
10:26, 05/27/2019

Opinion: NASCAR marks end of an era with last July 4th weekend race at Daytona For 61 years, NASCAR has celebrated Independence Day at Daytona International Speedway, but Saturday's night's Coke Zero 400 marks the end of an era.       ...
06:13, 07/04/2019

The giant Trump baby and other stunts that took on the president — and polarized opinion As protesters gathered in London to demonstrate against President Donald Trump's state visit to the U.K. on Tuesday, the 20-foot tall blimp portraying him as an angry, orange baby was inflated once again....
18:13, 06/04/2019

Opinion: The candidates are wrong. It's a mistake to pay off college graduates' debt Whether you think Elizabeth Warren's and Bernie Sanders' calls to forgive student loan debt are thoughtful policy solutions or pandering to Millennial voters, there's no question the senators are speaking to a jarring problem. Americans hold nearly $...
03:52, 07/04/2019

Opinion: Chinese military intervention in Hong Kong would be costly Protesters in Hong Kong seem undeterred by China's thinly veiled threat of sending in the armed forces. But Beijing would pay a steep price if it were to send in troops, says DW's Mathias Bölinger....
03:39, 08/14/2019

Opinion: Could China send the military to occupy Hong Kong? The people of semiautonomous Hong Kong are right to be concerned about China's government. The FAZ journalist Peter Sturm explores the mainland's potential military threat to the territory in this guest commentary....
19:26, 07/27/2019

Opinion: Patriots' challenge in offseason is to merge new elements with old ones As the Patriots look to launch their Super Bowl title defense, there will be plenty of changes and new wrinkles to account for this season.        ...
00:13, 06/05/2019

Opinion: Think Damian Lillard and the Blazers don't have a chance in these NBA playoffs? Think again. Portland isn't the favorite to win the NBA title. There are better teams in the West. But Damian Lillard & Co. may go further than you think.        ...
04:13, 05/03/2019

Opinion: Moldovan crisis a test case for Russia-US cooperation The power struggle in Moldova continues: Two presidents and two governments, with the international community being surprisingly in agreement. It stands as a test for future developments, writes Robert Schwartz....
21:52, 06/12/2019

Opinion: Tiger has never taken a stand on big issues, so hanging with Trump is no big deal It's not surprising that Tiger Woods will visit Trump on Monday. What's surprising is taking time away from the course with PGA Championship looming.        ...
01:26, 05/03/2019

Opinion: U.S. women called a lot of things at World Cup, but slackers won't be one of them USWNT coach Jill Ellis says her team will play to win, even though Group F winner likely will have to play France and England to get to title game.       ...
19:52, 06/17/2019

Opinion: Andrew Luck isn't practicing. Is it time to freak out? Two years after nagging shoulder pain sidelined Colts QB Andrew Luck for season, a nagging calf strain sidelines him at training camp. Time to freak?       ...
03:13, 08/01/2019

Opinion: Strict US anti-abortion laws harm women A fierce debate is raging in the US over whether women should have the right to terminate pregnancies. The opposition to abortion is driven by misogyny, hypocrisy and ignorance of the facts, says DW's Christina Bergmann....
18:52, 05/15/2019

Opinion: New Flying Spur shows Bentley's commitment to comfort Crewe's new luxury saloon boasts the model's most sophisticated suspension yet, but it will have to work extra hard Bentley demands its cars do a great deal. In fact, there’s a pretty strong argument that the Bentayga SUV has the broadest remit of a...
12:39, 06/11/2019

Opinion: Marcus Stroman trade is a stroke of genius by the Mets Mets GM Brodie Van Wagenen woke up this sleepy trade deadline with a thunderbolt Sunday afternoon, acquiring Blue Jays ace Marcus Stroman.       ...
16:00, 07/29/2019

Opinion: Nuggets-Blazers Game 7 deserves top billing in NBA playoffs The Blazers-Nuggets series has been a modern classic from the outset, a thrilling, competitive bout between two teams that have so much to like about.        ...
15:26, 05/10/2019

Opinion: With Pelicans getting No. 1 pick, NBA draft lottery works out as designed The NBA’s new reformed draft lottery process worked as designed. In a loss for tanking, the teams that had the best odds didn't get the No. 1 pick.        ...
09:26, 05/15/2019

Opinion: Coco Gauff looks like special talent. But no one should try to rush her development As Coco Gauff, 15, storms through Wimbledon, she looks like a real talent. But the WTA and everyone around her must resist urge to speed up process.       ...
00:39, 07/06/2019

Opinion: Trevor Bauer trade was the right move for everyone – especially the Indians Cleveland parted with their enigmatic pitcher days after his latest meltdown – and got quite a haul in return.       ...
10:26, 07/31/2019

Opinion: Megan Rapinoe doing something right if she's setting Donald Trump off President Donald Trump initially directed rage at the wrong Twitter account, employed thinly veiled racism in attacking World Cup player Megan Rapinoe       ...
01:26, 06/27/2019

Opinion: In Tönnies case, Schalke are trampling on their own mission statement Schalke's honorary board has allowed Clemens Tönnies to remain as chairman despite racist remarks about Africans. With the decision, the club are trampling on their own mission statement, says DW's Andreas Sten-Ziemons....
23:26, 08/07/2019

Opinion: 50 years ago, the 1969 Mets helped heal a nation in turmoil As the Vietnam War raged, the 1969 New York Mets came along and their underdog story was something everyone in America could get behind.       ...
16:13, 06/15/2019

Opinion: Raptors show in Game 4 that they can win without a fully functional Kawhi Leonard The Toronto Raptors showed in Eastern Conference finals Game 4 vs. the Milwaukee Bucks that they can win when Kawhi Leonard isn't at his best.        ...
13:26, 05/22/2019

Opinion: Clarity On Taxes To Boost Investor Confidence In Start-Up Ecosystem Start-ups need clarity on taxes. It would also be helpful if they are offered hand-holding, especially when it comes to compliances and regulatory affairs....
11:13, 06/21/2019

Opinion: Boston Bruins' sputtering No. 1 line must be better against St. Louis Blues Boston Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy predicts Brad Marchand, Patrice Bergeron and David Pastrnak will play best game of the Stanley Cup Final in Game 3.        ...
05:13, 06/01/2019

Opinion: Is coach Steve Kerr one of NBA's greatest? He will be if Warriors win this title With all the headwinds facing the Warriors now, winning this title may be enough to put Steve Kerr on the same tier as the best who’ve ever done it.        ...
02:13, 06/05/2019

Opinion: US women aren't backing off at World Cup as they dominate Chile Carli Lloyd becomes the first player with a goal in six consecutive World Cup games in the Americans' 3-0 rout against Chile on Sunday.       ...
21:13, 06/16/2019

Opinion: Kevin Durant's Game 5 injury is a failure on many levels Kevin Durant left Game 5 in the second quarter after sustaining Achilles injury. He should have never played Monday.       ...
08:52, 06/11/2019

Opinion: Economic Situation To Weigh Heavily On Resource Allocation Decisions With an allocation of Rs 4,04,365 crore in 2018-19, the Ministry of Defence's total allocation accounts for about 17 per cent of the central government expenditure, though in terms of its share in......
09:26, 06/18/2019

Opinion: Steph Curry sees what it's like to play without All-Stars surrounding him Steph Curry was spectacular in Game 3, but it wasn't enough for the injury-depleted Warriors to beat the Raptors.        ...
06:39, 06/06/2019

Opinion: India's Exotic Funds Are A $40 Billion Time-Bomb For Investors Exotic funds, designed for wealthy investors, have grown to $40 billion from nothing in just seven years, expanding by 71% in the 12 months through March...
17:39, 06/19/2019

Joe Biden's position on abortion is upsetting the Left, but he's a lot closer to America's opinion than they are The average American doesn't have a philosophically consistent opinion on abortion. But decades of polling indicate a clear picture of how the majority of the country feels....
21:26, 06/05/2019

Opinion: Only arrogant if you can't back it up and US women do, advancing to World Cup final Alex Morgan sips tea and Alyssa Naeher shuts down England as the U.S. women advance to the World Cup final with a 2-1 win.       ...
01:26, 07/03/2019

Opinion: Believe the hype. France shows why it's a World Cup favorite with dominant win France is trying to become the first country to hold both men's and women's World Cup titles. Friday's win over South Korea showed that's possible.       ...
01:26, 06/08/2019

Opinion: Central American governments must share blame for migrant deaths The image of drowned Oscar Martinez Ramirez and his daughter is shocking. But it's not just the US, but the governments of Central America that must be held responsible, says Oliver Sallet....
15:52, 06/27/2019

Opinion: Megan Rapinoe embodies all the swagger, fearlessness of the US World Cup team The U.S. women’s team took over New York as it did the World Cup – with a swagger and fearlessness never before seen in so many young American women.       ...
03:13, 07/11/2019

Opinion: Not everybody is supporting US women's team in 2019 World Cup quest With Spain in the rear-view mirror and France on the horizon, most American sports fans are all on board with the U.S. women’s World Cup soccer team       ...
01:26, 06/27/2019

Opinion: After losing Game 5, the Raptors aren't in trouble — yet The Raptors are still in the driver's seat with a 3-2 series lead, but the pressure is on as the series heads back to Oakland for Game 6.       ...
14:00, 06/11/2019

Opinion: In today's NBA, every summer can be a blockbuster, whether players are free agents or not Players have the power in the NBA and they wield it at will. Just look at the wild deals from this summer, which didn't include just free agents.       ...
01:13, 07/13/2019

Opinion: One play should not define Bill Buckner. The former MLB All-Star epitomized class It’s so grossly unfair, and so cruel, that people actually believed one ground ball in a World Series Game defined Bill Buckner, who died on Monday.        ...
22:52, 05/27/2019

Opinion: Rory McIlroy on a roll and serving notice to U.S. Open field After three consecutive missed cuts at the U.S. Open, Rory McIlroy changed his plan of attack this year for the national championship.       ...
01:52, 06/13/2019

Opinion: The Open Championship at Portrush might be only thing Northern Ireland can agree on The Open Championship makes first appearance in Northern Ireland since 1951; the Troubles are in past, but province retains slightly sinister air.       ...
12:39, 07/16/2019

Opinion: Any embarrassment over USWNT's lopsided win over Thailand belongs to FIFA The gap between the haves and the have-nots remains glaring, and there seems to be little incentive from the sport’s power brokers to change that.       ...
01:52, 06/13/2019

Opinion: Raptors star Kawhi Leonard making his case for best player in the NBA Kawhi Leonard has carried the Raptors to the brink of the first NBA Finals appearance in franchise history, and he's done it less than 100% healthy.        ...
11:52, 05/24/2019

Opinion: Fire and rage of Alexander Rossi steals show again at Indy 500 The 2019 Indianapolis 500 was won by the icy cool of Simon Pagenaud but will be remembered for the raging fire of the man he held off, Alexander Rossi        ...
02:26, 05/27/2019

Opinion: EU election result spells an uncertain future for the German government In Germany, at least, Europe-friendly parties are the winners of the EU vote. However, the SPD's defeat is so devastating that it puts Angela Merkel’s ruling coalition in danger, writes DW’s Editor-in-Chief, Ines Pohl....
00:00, 05/27/2019

Opinion: Ali Krieger and Ashlyn Harris are role models on and off the soccer field Four years after the Supreme Court legalized gay marriage, Ashlyn Harris and Ali Krieger are first out couple to play on senior U.S. soccer team.       ...
20:00, 06/25/2019

Opinion: Women's World Cup soccer still gets second-class treatment from FIFA Global soccer leader FIFA says it cares about development of the women's game, but even with the World Cup approaching, the women are still getting second-class treatment.        ...
00:52, 05/25/2019

Opinion: In inaugural year, MLB's new All-Star Game voting system got it right It would seem that the Major League Baseball's new All-Star Game voting system did what it was intended to do.       ...
15:13, 06/28/2019

Opinion: Big Three have owned men's tennis, but young guns may break through at Wimbledon For the sake of tennis, there could be no better outcome to Wimbledon than one of the sport’s promising stars shaking up the Big Three.        ...
19:00, 06/29/2019

Opinion: Warriors' Splash Brothers need help vs. Raptors — ASAP With Kevin Durant unavailable to come to the immediate rescue, the Golden State Warriors need more from their supporting cast.        ...
20:52, 05/31/2019

Opinion: Warriors' dynasty crumbles in Game 4 loss to Raptors There was desperation simmering under the surface in a must-win Game 4, and the Warriors probably played their last game ever at Oracle Arena.       ...
08:00, 06/08/2019

Opinion: U.S. women can chase World Cup title, fight for equality at same time The entire women's national team has sued U.S. Soccer for gender discrimination, including claims that some earn 38 percent of what men earn.       ...
19:13, 06/09/2019