Israeli has pushed on with its campaign of shelling and air strikes on the Gaza Strip. Gaza medics say at least 100 Palestinians have been killed in the past 24 hours despite a 'lull' announced by Israel. Go to article
Russia has criticized sanctions imposed by the EU and US this week, saying they will lead to higher energy prices in Europe. In eastern Ukraine, meanwhile, fresh peace talks appear possible - with an unusual host. Go to article
Liberia's president has ordered all schools to close and has put non-essential government workers on compulsory leave, the latest measures seeking to contain an Ebola outbreak in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone. Go to article
France has evacuated French and British nationals from Libya due to the worsening security situation in the north African country. The French embassy has also been temporarily closed. Go to article
Negotiations between Argentina and its holdout creditors are drawing to a close. Should the talks falter, the country will default - again. Go to article
Nearly 150 people are feared trapped after a landslide hit a village in western India, with a number of bodies already found. The slide was reportedly triggered by torrential rainfall. Go to article
The EU is readying itself for any spread of Ebola from West Africa to Europe, after a suspected case in Spain turned out to be a false alarm. In Britain, officials held a crisis meeting to discuss the threat. Go to article
The US Federal Reserve has said it is in no rush to raise interest rates, even while issuing positive predictions on inflation and economic growth. The central bank continued scaling back its stimulus spending. Go to article
The German athletics federation has excluded the Paralympic champion Markus Rehm from its team for the upcoming European Championships. Rehm says he may contest the decision. Go to article
Israel's ground offensive against Gaza is excessive, Israeli writer Amos Oz tells DW. But he also criticizes Hamas' strategy, in which both Israeli and Palestinian victims boost the organization's standing in Gaza.
One of the main goals of Israel's ground offensive in Gaza is destroying the tunnels through which Hamas fighters make it to Israel. But the subterranean corridors have other purposes as well.
The Gaza conflict between Israelis and Palestinians has led to a heated debate in Germany. After anti-Israel demonstrations, Jewish organizations are speaking out, saying "the old hatred of Jews" was back in Germany.
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has agreed to host talks that Minsk has said are open to "all interested sides." The discussions are expected to focus on access to the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash site.
People in the Netherlands are furious about the alleged plunder of victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash in eastern Ukraine and demand tougher sanctions for Russia.
Negotiations between Argentina and its holdout creditors are drawing to a close. Should the talks falter, the country will default - again.
Religion is playing a huge role in the election campaign of the first direct ballot for the Turkish president. Both main parties are campaigning by using their Islamic devoutness to gain votes.
What will happen to Edward Snowden after a year of asylum in Russia? He is apparently negotiating his return. But the Ukraine crisis is decreasing Obama's room for maneuver and the US media interest is diminishing.
A day after dozens of people were killed in clashes in China's restive Xinjiang region, the Uighur World Congress' Alim Seytoff tells DW Beijing's account of events intends to depict peaceful protesters as "terrorists."
An economic slowdown, rampant corruption and declining foreign investment are just some of the issues plaguing Indonesia's economy. DW takes a look at the challenges incoming president Joko Widodo has to tackle.
The low level conflict between Mozambique's former civil war foes escalated recently, but now there is fresh hope of peace in the East African country. However, a deal has been postponed.
In Liberia, local media were reporting that bodies were floating in rivers and lying abandoned in houses as the authorities struggled to cope with an Ebola outbreak that has killed hundreds across West Africa.
The wider Israel/Palestine conflict needs the full attention of Europe, writes Mattia Toaldo.
Scientists often think the health benefits of vaccines are obvious. But they are not. Disease prevention advocate, Mitchell Warren, says social media will help - if we can harness it.
Not only the Nazis, but also socialist East Germany systematically seized artwork from individuals to sell for valuable Western currency. A recent restitution case gives hopes to the heirs of the dispossessed collectors.
Summer, sun - thunderstorms: Extreme heat is often followed by a storm, as we can see in Germany at the moment. We take a look at the phenomenon of thunder and lightning.
The country’s Federal Environmental Agency says the risk associated with fracking is too big. Ministries involved are pushing for an initial ban on the practice until 2021.
The presidents of Germany and Poland have opened an acclaimed exhibition in Berlin commemorating the 1944 Warsaw Uprising and the city's subsequent destruction, an important chapter in the two countries' history.
Pia in Argentina has helped create an open-source tool that allows people to debate political issues on their mobile phones. It could revolutionize the way people engage with politics - and cast their vote.
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