The ouster of US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel highlights his persistent problems adapting to his role as Pentagon chief. But it's also indicative of a White House trying to get a grip on new foreign policy challenges.
In Rwanda, Gönna met Jean Claude. He doesn’t know who his father is, only that he raped his mom during the genocide. How do you best talk about something sensitive like that? Here's what Gönna told us - in silence...
President Hassan Rouhani has said he is confident of Iran and world powers ultimately reaching a nuclear accord, after a deadline was extended through July. John Kerry also lauded "substantial progress" and "new ideas."
Bloggers in Vietnam are severely repressed. A month ago, one of the country's most popular bloggers was set free, only to be immediately deported to the US. He talks to DW about his experiences and plans for the future.
The Lord's Resistance Army has been escalating its abductions in Central Africa, a new UN report says. Although AU-led military operations appear to be weakening the group, the countries involved have other priorities.
The share of children among trafficked people is increasing, with minors making up almost a third of all detected victims - and a new UN report has warned nowhere is immune. Two out of every three victims are girls.
Spanish authorities have arrested four Catholic priests accused of child abuse in the southern city of Granada. The country's Interior Ministry says investigations into the case began "some time ago."
EU lawmakers are set to vote on a motion this week proposing the break-up of Google and other Internet firms. The move comes amid increasing political pressure on the bloc to curb their market dominance.
The St. Louis suburb of Ferguson is reported to be tense but calm ahead of a decision on whether a white police officer will be indicted over the shooting of a black teenager. Extra security measures are in place.
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Amnesty International has accused a Belgian mining firm of bulldozing hundreds of Congolese homes and benefiting from a government "cover-up." The mining group has denied the claims.
Just weeks before NATO combat troops leave Afghanistan, neighboring India and Pakistan are vying for influence in the war-torn nation. Analyst Michael Kugelman talks to DW about New Delhi's view of the impending pullout.
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