Protesters have dismissed an offer of talks from Ukraine’s president, saying he must resign. Earlier Wednesday, riot police retreated from Independence Square, having failed to clear demonstrators from a protest camp. Go to article
The US and Britain have suspended nonlethal aid to rebels in northern Syria after Islamists overran a border crossing. In Kuwait, Arab states demanded that foreign militias withdraw from Syria. Go to article
A court in Germany has rejected a case over the wrongful deaths of Afghan civilians in Kunduz. Plaintiffs had accused a German general of negligence and sought monetary compensation for the loss of family members. Go to article
President Boubacar Keita of Mali has met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin. At a joint press conference, the two leaders discussed their nations' partnership and the struggles that lie ahead for Mali. Go to article
The body of former South African President Nelson Mandela has been moved to the seat of government in the capital, Pretoria. It will lie in state there for three days ahead of the funeral and burial on Sunday. Go to article
Britain has hosted a special G8 meeting campaigning for a united effort to combat dementia comparable to the global approach to AIDS. Prime Minister David Cameron set a goal of 2025 for a cure. Go to article
An institute has said it plans to proceed with an annotated edition of Adolf Hitler’s "Mein Kampf". Bavaria's government announced Tuesday that it would suppress publication of the book after a 2015 copyright expires. Go to article
Time magazine has named Pope Francis its "Person of the Year," less than nine months after he became pontiff. Whistleblower Edward Snowden picked up the second spot. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was fourth. Go to article
Germany’s BayernLB bank is seeking damages from Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone in connection with an F1 share sale to investor CVC. It claims Ecclestone bribed a senior bank manager to acquire the package cheaply. Go to article
Homespun hero Kevin Grosskreutz has scored the late winner to salvage Borussia Dortmund's Champions League campaign in Marseille. Schalke qualified with comparative ease, but not without controversy, against Basel. Go to article
While the EU's foreign policy chief continued a trip to Kyiv, Brussels rejected the Ukrainian government's call for 20 billion euros. The EU said it would not engage in a bidding war for closer ties to the country.
John McCain is considered one of the most outspoken US senators. The former presidential candidate describes the conflict in Ukraine as "very dangerous," and tells DW about the importance of NSA oversight.
The European Parliament calls for solidarity with the demonstrators in Ukraine.
Protesters in Kyiv say they won't end their demonstrations until the president steps down.
Ukrainian protesters claim a moral victory after security forces leave central Kyiv.
South Africans continue to mourn Nelson Mandela. Since Wednesday, his body is lying in state in Union Buildings, the official seat of government in Pretoria.
Two years after the nuclear disaster in Fukushima, measures are being taken to protect the German population from accidents. But their implementation could take years, and some critics are concerned.
German parliamentarian Hans-Peter Uhl visited Washington to talk with the US government about the NSA scandal. He tells DW that US officials are still missing the point and calls for an economic response in Germany.
Anxious parents in the Turkish border town of Gaziantep are rushing to get their children vaccinated against polio following the confrmed outbreak in neighboring Syria.
French and AU troops have reinforced the Central African Republic. Although it is a positive development, the killing of civilians continues.
India's Supreme Court has ruled consensual sex between adults of the same gender an offense, leaving the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community dejected and angry. Gay rights activists now seek a review.
China, Japan and South Korea are consolidating their territorial claims over islands in the East China Sea by setting up new air defense zones. Expert Stefan Talmon examines their legality under international law.
Pyongyang is opening more special economic zones and offering extra support to foreign investors.
The Taliban views interpreters who served the US military as traitors. Thousands of translators now fear for their lives at home in Afghanistan, while they wait in vain for residence visas promised to them by the US.
Warmer relations between the US and Iran following an agreement on Iran's atomic program could limit the influence of other states in the area. In Kuwait, the Gulf Cooperation Council is debating what this change means.
The EU is being too passive with Ukraine, says DW's Christoph Hasselbach.
Ireland says it does not need a financial safety net and opted out of the European rescue program. Irish Minister of State at the Finance Department Brian Hayes tells DW confidence is key when righting the economy.
Ireland is set to become the first country to leave the EU bailout program.
It's "Silent Night" in cyberspace: tablets and smartphones have long been high on German Christmas lists. But when it comes to this year's shopping, one of the most highly demanded products isn't even available yet.
Will British Prime Minister David Cameron's G8 "Dementia Summit" proposals be enough to meet the disease head on? DW talks to Dr. Simon Ridley of leading research charity, Alzheimers Research UK.
In a landmark case, Kiribati native Ioane Teitiota claimed refugee status in New Zealand as a victim of climate change. With his plea rejected, his hope of a better life is sinking quicker than his Pacific islands home.
A growing number of wine producers in France are embracing biodynamic viticulture - a mix of astrology and Chinese medicine methods - to enrich both their soil and their wine. But does this really mean better wine?
What's a few million here or there? DW looks at the world's most expensive artists.
A new museum has opened in Berlin with an exhibition on everyday life in East Germany. It's not the first of its kind - and that's cause for heated discussion in the once divided capital.
For Genda, music is a means to convey peace. He chats in the Pulse studio about being inspired by a woman carrying a bucket in Sierra Leone and the danger of turning people like Nelson Mandela into commodities.
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