In Europe, criticism of Israel's actions in Gaza is slowly picking up steam. In the US, however, public opinion is still very much pro-Israel. DW talked to former Ambassador Stuart Eizenstat about the sentiment there.
The EU's Special Investigative Task Force said it has evidence to file an indictment against former senior officials of the so-called Kosovo Liberation Army. They are accused of violating international humanitarian law.
The South American trade alliance Mercosur is trying to strengthen its clout worldwide. A free trade agreement with the EU is in the works, but some member states' domestic agendas are proving distracting.
When the oil began to gush, Ghana was determined to avoid the 'resource curse.' But the prosperity many had hoped for in the coastal city of Sekondi-Takoradi has so far trickled down to just a tiny minority.
Over the past months the Sino-Japanese rivalry has gone beyond an island dispute, introducing multiple flashpoints to the delicate bilateral ties and increasing the risk of armed conflict, analyst Yanmei Xie tells DW.
A giant fuel depot is burning in Tripoli. Western countries have evacuated their embassies and are getting their citizens out of the country. The international community seems helpless in the face of a looming civil war.
On the 70th anniversary of the Bretton Woods system, the US should take a close look at the history of global finance. Washington can learn a lot about the looming relegation of the dollar, writes DW's Frank Sieren.
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.
A mere ceasefire between Israel and Hamas will not end the violence. Putting an end to Israel's blockade on Gaza is the key for establishing an enduring state of peace in the Middle East, writes DW's Loay Mudhoon.
Despite the international community's appeals for a long-term ceasefire in Gaza, Israel and Hamas continue to fight. The radical forces on both sides are showing little interest in ending the war.
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US State Secretary John Kerry is visiting India in a bid to revive the historically icy bilateral ties. The trip is also set to pave the way for the upcoming US visit of PM Narendra Modi, analyst Milan Vaishnav tells DW.
India's energy demand far outstrips its generation capacity leading to power outages. The government has to tackle this if it wants to achieve its aim of turning the country into a manufacturing powerhouse, say experts.
Five years ago, Nusrat lost her face, her courage and her old life when her husband spilled acid over her. All that remains is endless pain. But the incident has also led to a newly found freedom.
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