Deutsche Welle is expanding its operations in Africa as it realigns itself in an increasingly tough global media market. The German international broadcaster opened a new bureau in Lagos, Nigeria on Wednesday.
The WHO says that although tuberculosis is slowly declining, the number of TB cases, compared with its last year report, has risen. WHO's Philippe Glaziou tells DW why some Asian countries are more prone to the disease.
Israel has pledged a harsh response to attacks in Jerusalem. Police have flooded Arab neighborhoods a day after a man killed a baby and injured eight other people in an alleged car assault.
Protestors in eastern Congo accuse UN peacekeepers of failing to do enough to protect them from lethal attacks by rebels. Some Congolese are now arming themselves and joining militia groups out of desperation.
In a bid to revive India's economy, PM Narendra Modi has unveiled a set of reforms. While they are steps in the right direction, less red tape and a further opening of key sectors are needed, says economist Shilan Shah.
The first effective Ebola medication could come from China. It is meant to heal, but it may also take the wind out of the sails of the African critics of China's foreign policy, says DW columnist Frank Sieren.
EU leaders have met in Brussels to hammer out a deal to cut emissions and save the world from the fatal effects of global warming. The meeting could take a while, as negotiations will be tough.
NATO's Anders Fogh Rasmussen tells DW that growing tensions with Russia have forced the alliance into a renewed rivalry.
Kosovo's foreign minister has arrived in Serbia. Enver Hoxhaj is making his country's first high-level visit to Belgrade since the former Yugoslav territory proclaimed independence in 2008.
Canadian lawmakers have returned to the federal parliament in Ottawa, a day after a gun attack inside the building. There was a standing ovation for the parliament's sergeant-at-arms, who took down the gunman.
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The African Union says member states have promised to send more than 1,600 volunteer health workers to Ebola-affected countries. The continent's slow response to help the stricken nations has come under criticism.
The UN committee that vets nations on human rights has called on China to ensure universal suffrage in Hong Kong. The panel has left unchanged its rating for the zone, where student-led protests continue.
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