The city of Tromsö in Norway is a great destination if you want to see the northern lights. The best time to see this wonder of nature is from January until March.
At the end of July Malians will elect a new president. Yet the government is still not in full control of the northern part of the country. A deal signed with Tuareg rebels is expected to change that.
In light of WWI's centenary, media reports argue there are a number of striking similarities between 1914 and today. In fact, there are analogies, says DW's Susanne Spröer, but the differences are far more important.
South Korean Christians have lit a Christmas tree-shaped tower near the tense border with North Korea, following their neighbor's rocket launch. The move defies concerns about a violent response from Pyongyang.
Syria is expected to dominate discussions as the leaders of the seven leading industrialized nations, plus Russia, gather for the G8 summit. There appeared to be little chance of reaching common ground on the issue.
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