A transcript of radio messages from the sunken South Korean ferry Sewol has been released, apparently suggesting confusion over the ship's evacuation procedure. It is feared the final death toll could exceed 300. Go to article
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says Ukraine's government has breached the terms of the Geneva accord by failing to clear the still occupied Maidan. He also accused Kyiv of not wanting to control extremists. Go to article
Win Tin, the founder of Myanmar's opposition party, the National League for Democracy (NLD) - now headed by Aung San Suu Kyi - has died at the age of 85. He had been Myanmar's longest-serving political prisoner. Go to article
The Syrian government has set presidential elections in the war-torn country for June 3. President Bashar al-Assad is widely expected to stand for a third term in office despite international calls for him to step down. Go to article
A sixteen-year-old teenager is unharmed after surviving a Hawaiian Airlines flight from California to Hawaii in the plane's wheel well. He was unconscious for most of the flight, which lasted more than five hours. Go to article
Drone strikes in Yemen are reported to have killed dozens of individuals suspected of having links with al Qaeda. The latest attacks come after a branch of the group issued a warning against Western "crusaders." Go to article
Nepal's Sherpas have demanded more compensation for the families of local guides killed in Friday's avalanche on Mount Everest. It was the deadliest accident ever on the world's highest peak. Go to article
Protesters against the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro have vented their anger on Easter marches. The demonstrators demanded the "resurrection" of democracy amid clashes with police. Go to article
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton has won his third consecutive Formula One race, taking the checkered flag at the Chinese Grand Prix. His team-mate, Nico Rosberg came in second. Go to article
Bayer Leverkusen have dealt a blow to Nuremberg's Bundesliga survival hopes with a resounding 4-1 win. Meanwhile, Stuttgart earned a crucial win against Schalke in their fight for safety. Go to article
Ukraine must defend itself against a Russian "invasion," according to US defense and security expert Barry Pavel. He thinks Vice President Joe Biden's visit should deliver "tangible" results.
DW's Roman Goncharenko records a journey from Donetsk to Sloviansk in eastern Ukraine.
Denis Pushilin, self-proclaimed leader of the Donetsk People's Republic, is a relative unknown.
After a deadly attack, OSCE monitors are aiming to de-escalate the situation in eastern Ukraine.
The White House has refused to grant a visa to Iran's new UN ambassador due to his involvement in the 1979 hostage crisis. The diplomatic clash comes at a delicate time in negotiations over Tehran's nuclear program.
In key respects, the advent of social networking sites has aided right-wing extremists. Platforms like Facebook can be used to spread racist propaganda, and such activity appears to be increasing in Germany and beyond.
Shut-down of the reactor at Yongbyon indicates that Pyongyang is having trouble cooling the plutonium production plant and that a failure in the cooling system could trigger 'the release of radioactivity.'
Is racism on social media really a concern?
So far this year, a car bomb gutted the Cairo police headquarters, a military helicopter was shot down, a high-level security official was assassinated, and a tourist bus was bombed near Egypt's Sinai Peninsula.
The United Nations Mission in South Sudan is condemning what it terms "the targeted killings of civilians based on their ethnic origins and nationality" in a town in Unity state.
The long established 'Dakar-Niger' railway line was once the main transport link between the West African countries of Senegal and Mali. But for decades, the route has been neglected.
On his Ukraine visit, Joe Biden will offer clear words, but no money, writes DW's Miodrag Soric.
Stuttgart's resounding victory over Schalke means the fight for Bundesliga survival has become a three-horse race. Hamburg, Nuremberg and Braunschweig are scrambling to avoid relegation, but two must go down.
For children of the early 1990s, the Game Boy was what Rock’n’Roll was for their parents 40 years earlier. The small original handheld celebrates 25 years of existence. And it’s still running.
Max Weber was one of the world's most influential thinkers. Researcher Edith Hanke tells DW how, 150 years after his birth, the German sociologist, economist and philosopher continues to influence the world.
Inside 30 years Vietnam has gone from importing rice to becoming the world’s second largest rice exporter. Over-use of pesticides is damaging the environment, but farmers in the Mekong Delta say they've found a solution.
Brazil remains a country plagued by domestic violence and negative attitudes towards women. A project in Sao Paulo is supporting injured victims of domestic violence with free plastic surgery.
DW takes a look back at the "War to end all Wars"
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