The United Nations and United States have announced an unconditional 72-hour ceasefire for the Gaza Strip to start on Friday morning. Israel had come under increased pressure to halt its military operations. Go to article
An international team of investigators has reached the site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine. This is the first time in almost a week that experts have been able to reach the site due to fighting. Go to article
The World Health Organization and the presidents of West African countries are launching a $100 million (75 million euro) plan to combat the world's worst-ever outbreak of Ebola. The death toll has now risen above 700. Go to article
A British judge has said that Russia has a case to answer at the formal opening of a public inquiry into Alexander Litvinenko's death. Britain denies any political link between the inquiry and the crash of flight MH17. Go to article
Manila has begun preparing to evacuate citizens from Libya amid mounting violence after a Filipino worker was beheaded and a nurse gang-raped. Greece sent a warship to pick up citizens, while Spain removed embassy staff. Go to article
Shares in German sportswear giant Adidas have fallen to two-year lows after the company slashed its projected earnings, citing financial uncertainty in sanction-hit Russia. European markets struggled in general. Go to article
Poles are encouraging countrymen to eat apples as part of a social media push to protest Russia's ban on Polish produce. Poland says the law is punishment for it supporting the latest round of EU sanctions. Go to article
New coach Kasper Hjulmand has begun his reign at Mainz with a win. Shinji Okazaki made the difference in a tight 1-0 win over Asteras Tripolis in the Europa League. Go to article
Not one month after World Cup victory, the Germans are celebrating another title that bodes well for the prospects of the national team. Germany have won the under-19 European Championship. Go to article
After Argentina's 'selective default' experts wonder if regulators will declare it insolvent. That would be controversial since the country paid its dues and investors are confident they will receive their fair share.
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.
With an increasing rate of anti-Semitic demonstrations and violence, some young German Jews no longer feel safe in their home country. Many are starting to wonder what the future holds for them.
Russians appear to be calling the shots among the separatists in Eastern Ukraine. Men from Moscow occupy many of the key positions in the People's Republics of Donetsk and Luhansk.
There has been a swift and sharp response from Russia to EU and US sanctions over Ukraine.
Robert Mugabe was re-elected as president of Zimbabwe one year ago. Since then, he has done very little: his party is dominated by a power struggle over who will succeed him.
As the new school year starts in Europe, there are children living unparalleled lives in Lebanon. Traumatized and vulnerable on the streets, the few makeshift schools try to provide a semblance of normalcy.
Rescuers have been looking for survivors all night long - but in vain. At least 23 people were killed by Wednesday's landslide, which buried the village of Malin, located near the city of Pune in western India.
Lured by the growing number of online shoppers in the world's second most populous country, US e-commerce giant Amazon has decided to massively expand its activities in India, despite significant challenges.
Drug-resistant malaria parasites are spreading across Southeast Asia, a new study found. Oxford University's Elizabeth Ashley, who led the study, tells DW the mutation poses a major threat to advances in malaria control.
Military drills, soldierly obedience: Young men had to stand to attention. And young women had to do their part as well, from home. A shadow hung over Germany's youth in the summer of 1914. And then came war.
Europeans ought to remember 1914 and more than ever rely on diplomacy rather than weapons.
DW talks to Herfried Münkler about Germany's special role and the lessons from World War I.
DW takes a look back at the "War to end all Wars"
What began in 1990 with six bands and about 800 visitors is now the world's biggest heavy metal festival. Fans are swarming the northern German village for a top-notch lineup.
Germany's U19s have won the European Championship in Hungary, but after the seniors' 2014 World Cup win, this youth level triumph is far from surprising. Could it mark a sustained cycle of German success?
In places where bees have vanished, some farmers are now pollinating their crops by hand.
Pacific Islands Forum chief Tuiloma Slade says a global effort is needed to protect Pacific islands.
Find an open field. Add a DJ and some beer. Call a few friends. Poof! You've got an open air party. Back in the 1990s, open airs were ubiquitous in Berlin. Now they're illegal - so Berliners are getting creative.
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