Myanmar is increasingly under fire over its treatment of the Rohingya minority in the Rakhine state. The International Crisis Group stresses the importance of creating a new sense of identity for the community.
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The aid sources for Syrian refugees in Lebanon are threatening to dry up because of the multiplying crises around the world. Aid organization World Vision spoke to DW about the potential consequences.
Zambia may be politically stable in conflict-ridden region, but its human rights record gives cause for concern and most of the population live in poverty.
Despite Asia's economic growth, poverty remains a major issue in rural areas. But ADB analyst Mark Kunzer explains to DW how "green growth" can benefit rural communities and why a diversification of livelihoods is key.
The Ottawa shooting has not just shocked Canada, but could even change the multiethnic country. The questions now facing Canadians have to be answered by Europeans as well.
A monument to deserters from the German army during World War II has been unveiled in central Vienna. This follows decades of controversy over recognition and compensation in Austria.
NATO's Anders Fogh Rasmussen tells DW that growing tensions with Russia have forced the alliance into a renewed rivalry.
Poland has lodged an appeal with the European Court of Human Rights against a July ruling that it hosted a secret CIA prison on its soil. Warsaw rejects responsibility for the mistreatment of terror suspects.
A doctor who recently returned to New York City after treating patients with Ebola in Guinea has tested positive for the disease. Three contacts of the man are under observation
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Mali has reported its first confirmed case of Ebola, making it the sixth West African country to be affected. Health officials in New York have said a doctor who had worked in Africa is being tested for the virus.
The launch of a China-dominated Asian infrastructure bank has received the backing of 21 nations in the region. But it has also drawn criticism from the West, where it's seen as a threat to the World Bank and others.
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