The World Health Organization has said it will adopt a number of reforms, including creating a contingency fund to respond to crises. The moves come amid criticism of its slow response to the recent Ebola outbreak.
The head of the World Health Organization, Margaret Chan, has called for reform amid criticism of the body's response to the Ebola crisis. She warned against complacency despite progress in fighting the epidemic.
Greece's outgoing prime minister has conceded defeat to the left-wing Syriza party. Syriza's Alexis Tsipras has vowed to renegotiate the country's international bailout, calling for an end to "austerity and humiliation."
The German government says former President Christian Wulff will visit Saudi Arabia to give Germany's condolences on the death of King Abdullah. The choice is a slightly unusual one for Germany.
At least 13 people have died in unrest across Egypt on the anniversary of the 2011 uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak. The clashes follow the death of a woman at a left-wing protest in Cairo on Saturday.
Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has made the relationship between religion and politics the defining issue of his trip to Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria. Dagmar Engel reports.
Several thousand people have joined a march organized by anti-Islamization group PEGIDA in the German city of Dresden. But numbers were down compared with a record attendance almost two weeks ago.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has brokered a deal with US President Barack Obama to move towards a commercial nuclear power agreement. Both countries came to an agreement in 2008 that stalled due to legalities.
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Parliament in the Democratic Republic of Congo has passed a new election law after contentious provisions ordering a pre-election census were removed. The previous version had caused deadly protests.
Reports from the Philippines say numerous police commandos have been killed in a clash with Muslim rebels while pursuing a Malaysian bombing suspect on Mindanao island. The clash interrupts a year-old peace deal.
Since 1963 the Munich Security Conference has been a staple in the calendar of global policy makers and scholars. But for 2015, the organizers are offering a new service that is available for the public as well.
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