Patchwork families are what result when parents separate from their partners and then find new ones. It's not always easy for children to cope, but as two patchwork families in Berlin prove, the situation also has its advantages.
The Malaysian government has declared the disappearance of missing flight MH370 an accident, so it can proceed with compensating victims' families.
Seventy years ago, the Soviet Red Army liberated Auschwitz. DW's Naomi Conrad was on hand as politicians, survivors and their families gathered at the camp to remember the horrors committed by the Nazis.
For the first time in decades, China has loosened its one-child policy so that families are finally allowed to have more children. The problem is: the Chinese no longer want them, writes DW columnist Frank Sieren.
#blamemyparents was all about growing up without a parent. We wanted to find out how our international colleagues, as well as our viewers, define family. We checked out what some celebrities had to say too.
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