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Turkey election: Erdogan tested in runoff — live updates
Turks will choose if President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will stay in power after a 20-year reign. The opposition wants to take Turkey on a different path amid concerns about the economy and refugees. DW has more.

Ukraine updates: 'Massive' Russia drone attack targets Kyiv
Kyiv's mayor said one person was killed in the capital after the latest Russian assault. Meanwhile, Vladimir Putin ordered a bolstering of border security to facilitate "fast movement" into Ukraine. DW has more.

C919: Chinese-built passenger jet completes first flight
China's first domestically-made passenger plane flew from Shanghai to Beijing with 130 passengers aboard, as the country seeks a slice of the global plane-building market.

Modi inaugrates new parliament building amid criticism
India's new parliament is the central piece of the Hindu nationalist government's plan to remodel heritage sites in the capital. Several opposition parties have boycotted the event as controversies surround the complex.

Biden, McCarthy reach tentative debt ceiling deal
The "agreement in principle" between the White House and Republicans would avoid a default ahead of an estimated deadline of June 5.

Netherlands: Police arrest 1500 climate activists at protest
The protest organizer, Extinction Rebellion, said thousands joined the demonstration in the Hague. Police said 40 of those arrested would be prosecuted for "vandalism."

Top Cannes film festival award goes to 'Anatomy of a Fall'
The 76th film festival on the French Cote d'Azur saw a record number of female directors in the competition. The Palme d'Or for best film went to "Anatomy of a Fall," directed by Justine Triet.

Germany recruits care workers from Brazil and Mexico
Germany aims to recruit care workers from Latin America. Labor Minister Hubertus Heil and Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock will fly to Brazil and Mexico in June as part of the effort.

Biden says US debt ceiling deal 'very close'
US President Joe Biden was optimistic about the US averting a technical default. Republicans have refused to raise the nation's debt limit unless Democrats make concessions on spending plans.

Hong Kong political party disbands amid China crackdown
The Civic Party, one of the main democratic groups in the Chinese territory, said its members had agreed to wind up their activities. Almost three years ago, Beijing introduced a security law limiting their activities.

China and Russia double down on bilateral relations
Under growing pressure from the West, China has been doubling down on its close partnership with Russia in recent weeks. But experts say Beijing is still trying to use a "double-track approach" to maximize its interests.

Ukraine updates: Kyiv asks for cruise missiles from Germany
The Taurus cruise missiles requested have a range of over 500 kilometers (310 miles). Chancellor Olaf Scholz reiterated that any German weapons are not to be used to strike Russian territory. DW has the latest.

German civil servants expelled from Russia
Diplomats, teachers and staff working for a German cultural organization are to leave Russia by June. The move is an apparent tit-for-tat response to Berlin's expulsoion of Russian intelligence officers.