While bombs are killing people back home, a group of young Israelis and Palestinians are in Germany trying to make sense of it all and come up with a solution for peace.
South Africa's parliament is to appoint a special committee to investigate lawmakers of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF). The party disrupted parliamentary proceedings.
Since the start of unrest in Ukraine, German diplomacy has sought to defuse the conflict between the central Ukrainian government and pro-Russian separatists. DW shows the key moments of those efforts.
For 20 years, Tamazrat Ousame had to clean, cook and even bear children for her masters. One day she managed to escape, but hundreds of others are still enslaved in Niger.
Fears over the latest outbreak of Ebola are growing in Europe, as the disease continues to spread across West Africa. But there is no need for hysteria, says DW’s Peter Hille.
There are still few clues as to what happened to Flight MH370. But the aviation industry has already drawn lessons. The question remains, however, how soon they will be acted upon, aviation analyst Chris Yates tells DW.
Few expect a major breakthrough when European, Ukrainian and Russian leaders meet this weekend. When a Russian convoy crossed into Ukraine without permission, the situation gets even more complicated.
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has launched an offensive to reclaim territory from extremist Islamist group ISIS. The terrorist organization has also been fighting elsewhere in the Middle East, including Syria.
NATO's Anders Fogh Rasmussen tells DW that growing tensions with Russia have forced the alliance into a renewed rivalry.
Following in the footsteps of Hong Kong's deomocracy movement, activists in Macau are planning to hold their referendum for political reform this week. It's going to be an uphill struggle, say experts.
The Australian government has defended its continued detention of asylum seeker children in camps, a policy which Refugee Council CEO Paul Power says in a DW interview 'unquestionably' breaches children's rights.
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As information emerges about Islamic State (IS) conditions for the release of murdered US journalist James Foley, the "what ifs" loom large. But the bigger question is how to deal with ongoing hostage situations.
Indian rights activist Irom Sharmila has been re-arrested two days after she was released on a court order. She has been protesting against an Indian law that suspends rights protections in insurgency-marred areas.
The plight of 35 Afghan Sikhs who were found in containers shipped from Belgium to the UK port of Tilbury has reignited the debate in Europe about what can be done to crack down on human trafficking and smuggling rings.
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