As Indian PM Narendra Modi marks his first 100 days in office, analyst Milan Vaishnav tells DW that while the premier has improved the quality of governance, he has yet to pursue major economic policy reforms.
Narendra Modi swept into office on pledges of reviving a foundering economy. But analysts give the Indian PM mixed marks for his economic policies during his first 100 days in office. DW examines.
So far Indian PM Modi has won plaudits for a more assertive style of leadership, but has failed to deliver the substantial changes he promised, writes DW's Grahame Lucas.
Why is the Nigerian army not succeeding in defeating Boko Haram? Conspiracy theories see links to politicians and the military. And when the assistance promised by the West will materialize is an open question.
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.
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.
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?
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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.
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.
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