In a bid to boost its ailing economy, Mongolia is refocusing its foreign policy on its traditional partners Russia and China. But experts warn Ulan Bator runs the risk of becoming increasingly dependent.
A series of engravings, dating back 40,000 years, have been found etched inside a Gibraltar cave. Researchers say the 'Neanderthal art' suggests our ancestors were more intelligent and creative than previously thought.
Later this month, the EU and Canada will ink a trade deal that is seen as a template for a similar pact between the EU and the US. While Germany has criticized parts of deal, the biggest threat doesn’t come from Berlin.
Thai authorities are keeping children with refugee or asylum seeker parents locked up in unsafe conditions, a new HRW report finds. The rights group's Alice Farmer tells DW why she believes the practice must be scrapped.
With violence and chaos raging in Libya, dozens of militias are fighting for control of the country. But what are their objectives, and who's supplying them with funds?
A member of the Bavarian state cabinet, Christine Haderthauer, has resigned over fraud investigations related to a so-called "model car affair." The state's premier has accepted her resignation.
British Prime Minister David Cameron has outlined a new plan to tighten anti-terror measures in the UK. It includes giving police temporary power to seize passports of suspected Iraq and Syria-bound Islamist fighters.
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.
Pakistan's powerful military has said it will step up efforts to resolve the country's weeks-long political crisis. But analyst Aqil Shah tells DW, the army is fueling the turmoil in a bid to send a signal to PM Sharif.
A new drive to end child marriage is underway in Tanzania. In a country where almost two out of five girls will be married before their 18th birthday, the "Child Marriage-Free Zone" campaign faces an uphill struggle.
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After an attempted coup, the small southern African kingdom of Lesotho remains without a leader. The country's divided government has headed to neighboring South Africa for emergency talks.
PM Narendra Modi recently announced a financial inclusion scheme, which aims to provide banking access for all Indian citizens. Experts say the initiative faces some challenges but will help the country's economy.
The US president is stopping off in Estonia on his way to the NATO summit in Wales. Symbolism aside, Estonians want Obama to commit to an increased NATO presence, but how realistic is that, asks Raimo Poom?
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