The Indian PM's visit to the US ended with both Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama vowing to set a new agenda between the nations. Analyst Rajiv Biswas talks to DW about how the trip has boosted bilateral ties.
NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen has handed the reins over to fellow Scandinavian Jens Stoltenberg. The former Norwegian premier faces a steep learning curve as the NATO alliance faces multiple armed conflicts.
Analysts say that Hong Kong's ongoing pro-democracy protests are unlikely to affect the city's economy. They admit, however, that a protracted conflict may force the companies to move their businesses out of the city.
As Israel's prime minister visits the White House, Natan Sachs of the Brookings Institution tells DW that Benjamin Netanyahu has one thing above all else on his mind.
While most South Koreans say they want a reunited Korea, there are growing concerns about the cost. But German Ambassador Rolf Mafael tells DW many overlook not only the political, but the long-term economic advantages.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has said his country will commit unarmed support planes to US-led airstrikes against the militant group IS in Iraq. A combat role for Australia is still being discussed.
The US is planning a new staging area for unmanned drones in Niger. Attacks against terror groups will be carried out from the city of Agadez.
NATO's Anders Fogh Rasmussen tells DW that growing tensions with Russia have forced the alliance into a renewed rivalry.
The UN mission to combat Ebola, which opened its headquarters in Ghana, is laying out a strategy to bring the disease under control. Another UN body reports that Ebola orphans are being shunned by suspicious relatives.
The German media is in panic-mode after revelations that only a fraction of the country's war planes are ready to fly for NATO. But the problem has been around for a long time - and it's not just Germany's.
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Human-caused climate change increased the severity of last year's heat waves in Asia, a new report found. But not all extreme weather events could be linked to global warming, as climate expert Thomas Peterson tells DW.
African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) states that have not ratified Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) with the EU will shortly lose their free EU market access. Namibia was one of the last to say it would sign up.
The long-delayed security agreement between Afghanistan and the US may calm the situation for a while, but real peace is somewhere in the distant future, writes DW's Florian Weigand.
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