Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned that Lebanon's Hezbollah will pay the "full price" after missiles killed two Israeli soldiers. The exchanged artillery fire has raised fears of another all-out war.
Criticism is growing in Turkey over the apparent reticence of the West to cooperate with Turkey in the war on terror. There are a number of reasons for this, terrorism experts say.
Lawmakers are set to begin voting Thursday for Italy's new president. The prime minister reached across a political divide to Silvio Berlusconi for help in getting a candidate approved. Megan Williams reports from Rome.
Tel Aviv has said it will take all measures to protect itself after an exchange of fire with Lebanon's Hezbollah. Two Israeli soldiers and a UN peacekeeper from Spain were killed in the attacks.
An inquest into the siege at a Sydney cafe in December has found that one of two hostages who died was hit by police bullet ricochets. The second victim was killed by the gunman responsible for taking the hostages.
China's economic slump is forcing many businesses into bankruptcy. DW columnist Frank Sieren says it's an adjustment that's long overdue.
In a bid to deter people from joining militant groups such as 'Islamic State' (IS), the French government has launched an "anti-jihadist" website. The platform was unveiled three weeks after the Charlie Hebdo attacks.
Raul Castro, Cuba's president, has asked the United States to return its base at Guantanamo Bay and lift a half-century embargo on Havana. Only then could the two countries establish a normal relationship.
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Boko Haram, Ebola, Central African Republic, South Sudan - African leaders have much on their agenda at their summit this weekend. At the top of the list is the creation of an anti-terrorism force.
Journalist Kenji Goto traveled to Syria to help free a fellow Japanese national but he ended up being captured by "Islamic State" that now threatens to kill him. DW examines Goto's work and the impact of his abduction.
'Wait and see' is the EU finance ministers' motto following the change of government in Greece. Debt cut? Not an option, says German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble. DW’s Bernd Riegert reports from Brussels.
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