The leaders of three East African nations have been visiting South Sudan to discuss the peace process in the war-torn nation.
John Kerry’s visit to Berlin 25 years after the fall of the Wall highlighted the crucial role transatlantic ties played earlier and can play today. But to fulfill that promise, controversial issues can't be glossed over.
An increasing number of young western women are joining the "Islamic State." According to analysts, girls are being drawn in by a mix of political idealism, desire for adventure, and a need for protest.
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European lawmakers have awarded Denis Mukwege the Sakharov prize for his work in helping thousands of gang rape victims in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Nearly two years ahead of schedule, Sri Lanka will go to the polls in January, with Mahinda Rajapaksa set to run for a third term; a move likely triggered by the President's fading popularity, says analyst Alan Keenan.
On his first visit to the United States, Sigmar Gabriel has rejected a suggestion that Germany shoulder the weight of a European growth spurt. Soon, the vice chancellor will also have talks on an EU-US trade agreement.
NATO's Anders Fogh Rasmussen tells DW that growing tensions with Russia have forced the alliance into a renewed rivalry.
At their most recent football match in Belgrade riots broke out between Albanians and Serbians over a propaganda banner. Albania's Prime Minister Edi Rama told DW that both countries want to look forward together.
Mexican officials have ordered the arrest of a town mayor, his wife and a local police chief. The prosecutor claims the three were the masterminds behind an attack that left six students dead - with dozens more missing.
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The Red Cross' global head has said Ebola could take four to six months to contain, but only if all necessary steps are taken to stop the virus from spreading. Both the US and Rwanda have implemented new precautions.
Jeffrey Fowle has arrived back home after six months of detention on North Korea. He had been arrested in the spring for allegedly leaving a copy of the Bible in a guesthouse in Chongjing.
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