Authorities have said an object spotted earlier in the day was not a life raft from the missing Malaysian plane. The cause behind the disappearance of the flight early on Saturday remains unclear. Go to article
EU and US delegates are meeting in Brussels for a fourth round of trade talks aimed at creating the world's largest free-trade zone. But critics say it could hurt consumers, workers and the environment. Go to article
Pathologists have given evidence about the shooting of Reeva Steenkamp in the murder case against Paralympian Oscar Pistorius. Listening to details of the autopsy, Pistorius was physically sick in court. Go to article
The Taliban has urged its fighters to target polling staff, voters and security forces in Afghanistan's April 5 elections. Monday's statement is the Taliban's first formal threat of violence over the upcoming vote. Go to article
US fruit giant Chiquita has said it will merge with its Irish rival Fyffes in an all-stocks deal worth more than $1 billion. The tie-up could raise anti-trust issues as only four firms dominate the global banana market. Go to article
The UN has launched an inquiry into recent violence in Central African Republic, where fighting has displaced some one million people and left thousands dead. Investigators fear genocide will come next. Go to article
The head of Cyprus' central bank has handed in his resignation, indicating he would leave his post in mid-April. He cited personal reasons for his move, but experts also spoke of tensions with the government. Go to article
The world's biggest high-tech fair has opened in the German city of Hanover. The CeBIT event follows revelations of vast spying by British and US intelligence agencies, which sparked a global debate about data security. Go to article
Anna Schaffelhuber has won her second gold medal in the Sochi Paralympics, finishing first in the women's super-G. On Saturday, she won gold in the women's downhill. Go to article
The president of one of the world's top football clubs, Bayern Munich, has admitted to tax evasion on a larger scale than even the prosecution had claimed. He said he wanted to come clean - and avoid a prison sentence. Go to article
A makeshift border is now under construction between Ukraine's mainland and its Crimean peninsula. While it might be a sign of Russian confidence in Crimea, for now the ad-hoc "crossing" has the makings of a farce.
In Simferopol, people have little doubt that Crimea is on the verge of annexation.
Critics have accused Moscow of breaking international law in Crimea.
Pro-Russian forces are in control of Crimea. The Crimean parliament is vying for Crimea to become part of Russia, a move the pro-Western government in Kyiv is trying to prevent. The situation could quickly escalate.
Pockets of skepticism remain in spite of heavy influence by Russian media.
In his book 'The Snowden Files', Guardian journalist Luke Harding describes how the world came to learn about the reach of secret services. Harding spoke to DW about his personal experience of the NSA/GCHQ scandal.
The Turkish premier's phone calls keep appearing on the Internet. Now Erdogan has announced that he intends to block the Internet platforms YouTube and Facebook. A restriction of free speech - but an ineffective one.
The streets of Beirut are becoming ever more crowded as the tiny country is flooded with refugees from across the border in Syria. But the government still does not have a policy on what to do with them.
The EU Commission has sought help from an expert advisory panel in talks on an EU-US free trade deal. Observers argue the group is just a fig leaf, and that the negotiations will still largely take place in secret.
Malaysian authorities are "puzzled' by what happened to the flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.
Central African Republic has been torn apart by strife since a coup in March 2013. Religious violence between anti-balaka Christian militia and Muslims continues unabated.
Republicans call Obama's Crimea response weak, but DW's Miodrag Soric sees realpolitik at work.
With a Crimea referendum less than a week away, DW asked athletes, coaches and visitors to Sochi for the Paralympic Games how they see the current crisis in Crimea.
It sounds like a promising way to fight cancer: viruses that kill tumor cells. But can the crazy idea really work? DW met some German scientists who think so.
Britain might be better known for chips that go with fish than those inside computers. This year, the UK is the official partner country at the 2014 Hanover CeBIT expo, offering it a chance to showcase its IT industry.
A massive global decline in bee populations has given beekeepers and scientists cause for concern. A scientist from Hamburg says that the introduction of tiny book scorpions could keep bee populations alive.
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