US Secretary of State John Kerry has called on Russia to change course on the unrest in eastern Ukraine. His comments followed Russia's announcement that it would resume military exercises near the border. Go to article
As President Barack Obama moves on to South Korea, the US and Japan have issued a joint statement saying that though a desired trade deal is not yet finalized, there has been progress. Go to article
Israel has announced that it is suspending peace talks with the Palestinians after a deal between Fatah and Hamas. The rival factions hope to form a unity government in the coming weeks. Go to article
Dozens of people are reported to have been killed in airstrikes in northern Syria. The town in the north of the country is in rebel hands. Go to article
Thousands of people have gathered at the site of the Rana Plaza factory complex outside the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka. The demonstrations come one year after the building collapsed, killing more than one thousand people. Go to article
The world's biggest technology companies have agreed to lend financial support to a group meant to assist open-source software projects. Donations will also come in handy in the fight against the Heartbleed bug. Go to article
Former Afghan Foreign Minister Abdullah Abdullah has retained a strong lead in the country's presidential polls, with more than 80 percent of votes counted. However, a run-off between the top two still looks likely. Go to article
Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone has denied charges of bribery in a case before a Munich court. The high-profile case threatens the Briton's longtime dominance in one of the world's most-profitable sports. Go to article
Benfica and Sevilla have both taken steps towards qualifying for the final of the Europa League with victories in their first leg matches. However, neither has an unassailable advantage. Go to article
After clashes in eastern Ukraine, European parliamentarian Rebecca Harms suggests tougher sanctions against Russia. She tells DW that Russian President Putin is isolating himself from the international community.
Ukraine's president accused Moscow of supporting "terrorist killers" and says Kyiv wants details about Russian military drills.
Armed men in camouflage without badges in eastern Ukraine are trying to come across as protectors.
The scenarios for Ukraine's economy are fairly bleak, writes Elliott Morss.
It took a tragedy for the world to take notice of a region where people work under disastrous conditions. But has anything changed?
Dhaka workers still wait for compensation and improved workplace safety standards.
Two Bangladeshi women are in Germany to get compensation for collapsed Rana Plaza victims.
Gazans had a mixed reaction to a landmark reconciliation deal signed between rival factions Fatah and Hamas, paving the way to one Palestine under the umbrella of a unity government.
A private news channel in Pakistan has come under sharp criticism for accusing the country's military of attempting to kill one of its journalists. The country's most popular channel now risks going off air.
On World Book Day, Catalonians exchange roses and books. But it's also become a time to take sides on Catalonia's bid to secede from Spain - a referendum may take place in November, despite being unconstitutional.
The German government has announced the lowering of retirement age to 63 in certain cases. Not everyone's happy about that. Experts are criticizing the step as irresponsible.
Although Brussels is fighting corruption better than many member states, it must do more.
A moderate left party in Portugal aims to boost southern European self-confidence.
Majuli is one of the largest river islands in the world and is rich in culture. But the paradise is at risk of being washed away.
DW takes a look back at the "War to end all Wars"
On April 24 last year, a factory building in Bangladesh collapsed, killing more than 1,100 textile workers. A year later, the survivors are still struggling to come to terms with the tragedy, writes DW's Grahame Lucas.
In many African countries, insecticides don't have the deadly effects on mosquitoes they used to.
Burkina Faso in western Africa is doing its best to combat malaria - with children's help.
The UK's bee population is in rapid decline, and the consequences could be disastrous. Plans for a series of bee highways filled with grassland and wild flowers could be just what's needed to reverse that trend.
Sent to Vietnam to fight a war he knew little about, a US marine saw the destruction caused by Agent Orange and vowed to return one day to help the Vietnamese people. Now he's back.
Homeless people are among the most marginalized in society. A Paris high school student wanted to change that, so he created a way for the less fortunate to share their stories online.
A group of artists in Berlin are currently hijacking ads and turning them into urban art.
It's one of Berlin's secret gems. They've been racing horses at Hoppegarten for 150 years, so the circuit is a monument to history - as well as a fine picnic spot. DW's Jefferson Chase tried his luck at the track.
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