As a long list of crises grows longer, Germany wants to make sure that the Balkans maintain economic and political stabilty and has invited their leaders to a summit in Berlin. Macedonia is a reminder of the pitfalls.
Both Israel and Hamas have proclaimed themselves victors in this latest, seven-week conflict. Despite the ceasefire, DW's Anne Allmeling says both sides have a lot more to lose.
A proposal by Malawian ministers for a massive salary increase has been blocked by President Peter Mutharika. The move comes as the country is struggling to recover from a corruption scandal.
A spokesman for Abdullah says the Afghan presidential candidate will reject the results of the election audit, a move that would deepen the crisis and could prove catastrophic, analyst Michael Kugelman tells DW.
Rwanda´s President Kagame wants to curb human trafficking and has asked his people for their support. Even with state involvement, there is still room for improvement.
Gaza City awoke on Wednesday after a night of celebrations marking the truce with Israel to a stark reminder of the damage left behind by the seven-week war. Now Gazans hope to get on with rebuilding their lives.
Fighting is bound to continue despite the meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko in Minsk, says DW's Ingo Mannteufel. But there is still hope, he adds.
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.
Rabbis from across Asia commemorated the re-opening of a Jewish center in Mumbai, which was attacked in 2008 by Pakistan-based terrorists. For the Indian Jewish community, it was an overwhelmingly emotional moment.
Indian PM Narendra Modi will be heading to Japan on his first bilateral visit outside South Asia. Topping his agenda is the modernization of India's infrastructure and military, analyst Rajiv Biswas tells DW.
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France and Germany increasingly hold the keys to the EU's foreign policy. While Paris focuses on the Syrian conflict to offset domestic turmoil, Berlin finds economic and security grounds to confront the Ukraine crisis.
A new report by the Asian Development Bank finds that 1.25 USD a day isn't enough to maintain minimum welfare in many parts of Asia. Economist Guanghua Wan tells DW what should be included when measuring extreme poverty.
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