The largest and most populous continent on the planet. With a total population estimated at over 4 billion, Asia is home to more than half of the people on earth.
This is a collection of DW's latest content about the continent.
The arrests are the latest in a widening crackdown on media and the opposition in Cambodia ahead of elections next year. The move further strains ties between the United States and Cambodia.
November 19, 2017, marks the 100th birth anniversary of ex-Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, whose consequential tenure at the helm means her legacy continues to shadow many current political debates in the country.
In classrooms and corporations, young Japanese are forced to toe the line — but critics say it stifles individuality and initiative, while change will only come very gradually. Julian Ryall reports from Tokyo.
This year's COP23 has built on innovative solutions that were introduced in COP21. This included changing our understanding of carbon's function, says Indian environmentalist Dr. Vandana Shiva.
Donald Trump's 12-day tour might go down in history as being the last attempt to master the shifting of power in Asia. What is clear is that Washington has no clue, writes DW's Frank Sieren.
Al Qaeda's former chief was killed in 2011, but the person who allegedly helped the CIA find Osama bin Laden has been languishing in jail for over six years. Shakil Afridi's family has no trust in the judicial system.
Massive protests against US President Trump on the sidelines of the ASEAN summit have been a distraction from the real issue of Philippine President Duterte's sinking popularity. Ana P. Santos reports from Manila.
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A shrinking population and tighter household budgets mean that operators of short-stay hotels for amorous couples need to provide new experiences and seek out a new generation of clients. Julian Ryall reports.
Germany perhaps doesn't beat Asia in terms of dishes that surprise foreigners, but there are still a few that need some time getting used to — from a raw meat hedgehog to mustard donuts, here are our favorites.
He spewed fire from afar, but once in Beijing, he was meek. Donald Trump's first trip to Asia highlighted one thing: the US president has very little desire to compete with China, says DW's Thomas Latschan.
The adverse effects of climate change and global warming have been increasingly felt by Iran over the past decade. DW spoke to Iran's COP23 delegation chief Majid Shafie-Pour about actions to mitigate these problems.
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President Donald Trump's Asia trip was an opportunity for the US to showcase itself as the supreme global power. Instead, President Xi Jinping grabbed the limelight and presented China as the new 'world leader.'
Taliban attacks on checkpoints in the Afghan provinces of Kandahar and Farah have left dozens of security personnel dead. The night-time assaults coincide with a survey showing Afghans deeply worried about their safety.
As Trump's America takes a back seat over climate action, China is expected to take on a lead role in shaping global policies to tackle carbon emissions and promote renewables. Beijing's climate record, though, is mixed.
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