After the German parliamentary elections, Europe is watching to see how the new government shapes up.
The Christian Democrats made unprecedented gains in the recent election, while the Free Democrats failed to make it into parliament; the Social Democrats slightly improved their poor showing of last time, the Left party lost votes but ended up third largest party, while the Greens' influence has waned.
DW provides an in-depth look at the results, and what happens next.
Moscow and Kiev may be approaching a gas deal ahead at key talks in Brussels. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called on Kyiv to shoulder more responsibility in the dispute.
In a move to reform its ailing energy sector, India has pledged to open up the coal mining industry to private companies. It said this would end a four-decade monopoly by nationalized Coal India mid-term.
Australia has said it will help Chinese authorities to seize assets from corrupt officials and extradite economic fugitives. The deal is part of Beijing's operation "Fox Hunt" aimed at retrieving ill-gotten gains.