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.
In light of an expanding China and economic challenges, Japan and the US "intend to overcome mutual differences and together forge a sturdy economic order for Asia and the Pacific in the 21st century" with Obama's visit.
Abdullah Abdullah, a front-runner in the Afghan presidential elections, believes his country could have done better in the past decade. He tells DW that he would do his best to turn things around for his country.
Tokyo is irked by a Chinese court decision to impound its ship in a 78-year-old legal case.
Members of China's Turkic Uighur minority complain they are the victims of worsening repression.
DW correspondent Abdul Ghani Kakar has reportedly been attacked in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta. Observers say that Pakistani journalists are being increasingly targeted by both state and non-state actors.
Shut-down of the reactor at Yongbyon indicates that Pyongyang is having trouble cooling the plutonium production plant and that a failure in the cooling system could trigger 'the release of radioactivity.'
Asif Mohiuddin is one of Bangladesh's most famous bloggers. As an open atheist in a mainly Islamic country, he has been attacked and thrown in jail for his beliefs. DW caught up with him after his recent move to Germany.
Bangladeshi blogger Asif Mohiuddin talks to DW about his time spent in jail, the death penalty and his new life in Germany.
Many Pakistanis are increasingly frustrated with the 'aimless' peace talks with the Taliban.
Experts say the Taliban will have to change their ways should they want to make a comeback.
A group of Pakistani artists have come up with a novel idea of creating empathy among the US drone operators for victims of their strikes by placing huge posters of children in the country's restive tribal areas.
More than a month after vanishing, the whereabouts of Flight MH370 remain a mystery. The incident has also led to anti-Malaysian sentiment in China which is having an impact on economic ties, says economist Rajiv Biswas.
Many textile workers who survived the Rana Plaza disaster in April 2013 are still waiting to see compensation and better workplace safety standards. Some significant steps have been taken, but progress has been slow.
Two Bangladeshi women are in Germany to get compensation for collapsed Rana Plaza victims.
The survivors of collapsed factories in Dhaka are struggling to come to terms with the tragedy.
It took a tragedy for the world to take notice of a region where people work under catastrophic conditions. In Bangladesh, seamstresses work for low wages, making clothes for customers around the globe.
Hundreds of people are missing after a South Korean passenger ferry capsized and sank 20 kilometers (13 miles) off the southern island of Byungpoong, in Jindo, South Korea, on April 16, 2014.
In Pakistan, abortion is illegal, and so is adultery - creating a situation where hundreds of children born out of wedlock are secretly killed each year. Their bodies are, literally, thrown out with the garbage.
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.
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.
Two tell-all books have created a storm, documenting the alleged shortcomings of outgoing Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Amid current electioneering, they have put the ruling Congress party on the back foot.
As millions of Indians flock to the polls on the first big day of the general elections, DW takes a look at the female leaders of regional parties who could play a key role in deciding who forms the next government.
Cambodia's secretive draft law on cyber crime is unreasonably restrictive, say its critics, far too widely drawn and, if passed in its current form, could close down one of the country's last spaces for free expression.
Indian Hindus and Jains flock to the city of Varanasi, or Banaras, to die on the banks of the holy Ganges River. Doing so, they believe, releases their soul from the damnation of reincarnation.
A special look at the situation in the war-torn country as it elects a new government
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