North Korea invests huge sums in its military, despite economic ruin.
Angela Merkel has told Vladimir Putin that a referendum on Crimea would violate international law. The Crimean parliament's decision to vote on joining the Russian Federation has only worsened the diplomatic stalemate.
A Vietnamese naval plane has identified objects thought to belong to the Malaysian Airlines jet that went missing with 239 people on board. Authorities have so far been stumped about the whereabouts of flight MH370.
It sounds like a promising way to fight cancer: viruses that kill tumor cells. But can the crazy idea really work? DW met some German scientists who think so.
Libya’s Defense Ministry has authorized force to stop a North Korean-flagged tanker from taking crude oil from a rebel port. The prime minister has warned separatists loading the tanker that the vessel could be bombed.
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