Tunisians are set to go to polls on Sunday to elect a new parliament for the first time since the 2011 revolution. But many citizens don't know who they will vote for - if at all.
Economic questions could end up deciding the Brazilian election. But analysts say it won't work the other way round - economic development is unlikely to be affected by the outcome of the run-off.
Egypt has declared a state of emergency across much of the Sinai Peninsula after a suicide car bombing that killed some 30 troops. A curfew was also introduced, while the border with the Gaza Strip was closed
Working as a teacher and a music-video actress, Elisabetta tried out a few jobs. But becoming a reporter was a way to combine her passions. Read how she used that to share the reality from her home country, Italy.
Voters have been going to the polls in Botswana, one of Africa's most stable democracies. The ruling party is expected to win, but faces a stiffer challenge than in previous elections.
The gruesome murder of a citizen journalist in Mexico published on Twitter points to deep-rooted impunity - but it also shows how social media can continue to play an important role for freedom of information.
Which is the way forward for the eurozone - saving or spending? The clash of opinions continues, and the new EU commission is to come up with solutions where the Brussels summit failed to deliver, argues Bernd Riegert.
NATO's Anders Fogh Rasmussen tells DW that growing tensions with Russia have forced the alliance into a renewed rivalry.
The Istanbul consulates of five western nations received packets of unidentified yellow powder on Friday, prompting a security alert. A number of people were hospitalized as a precaution.
New York and New Jersey have imposed a mandatory quarantine on medical workers who had direct contact with Ebola patients in West Africa. The decision comes after a US doctor tested positive for the deadly virus.
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The World Health Organization has warned that many people in Mali may be at risk of developing Ebola after being exposed to a toddler who showed symptoms during a bus journey. The two-year-old girl has died in hospital.
Iran has executed a woman despite an international campaign to halt her hanging. In a trial termed as a flawed and unfair, Reyhaneh Jabbari was convicted of murdering a man who attempted to rape her.
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