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.
China and Russia are signaling to NATO that they are willing to cooperate militarily and deepen diplomatic ties with joint naval maneuvers currently taking place in the Baltic Sea. Experts say China wants a global navy.
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Japan is seeking to diversify and expand security partnerships as it faces dual threats posed by an expansionist China and an unpredictable North Korea. Julian Ryall reports from Tokyo.
Malaysia has banned the global hit Despacito from state media for being "obscene" and "un-Islamic." It is the latest case of pop music being censored in Malaysia for affronting the sensibilities of political Islam.
People in East Timor, Southeast Asia's youngest parliamentary democracy, are voting to elect a new parliament. Candidates from 21 parties are competing for 65 seats, with official results expected by August 6.
A village in the Indian state of Haryana has recently been officially renamed "Trump village," after the US president. The change is part of an awareness campaign promoting sanitary facilities. Murali Krishnan reports.
Amsterdam-based fashion designer Nawed Elias wants to reclaim Afghan identity from terrorists. With his innovative designs, he wants to give the global image of Afghanistan a radical makeover.
German-Turkish Tensions: Germany could stop stimulus programs for exports to Turkey - Insider Trading Probe: Deutsche Börse CEO still under investigation - Lidl USA: German discount chain ready to roll out 100 stores by summer 2018
Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has been criticized for giving too much room to Islamists in Indonesia, but it seems the president is finally taking a decisive action. Rights groups fear that new measures could curb civil rights.
Germany-Turkey Tensions: Berlin to overhaul relations with Ankara after latest arrest - Monetary Policy: ECB keeps interest rate benchmark unchanged at 0% - Chinese prefer odor-free new cars
Germany-Turkey Tensions: Berlin to overhaul relations with Ankara after latest arrest - ECB Policy Meeting: Euro stays near recent high on hopes of ECB tapering hint - Banking on the EU: Morgan Stanley, Citigroup announce move from London to Frankfurt
Ram Nath Kovind, a low-caste Dalit, has been elected as India's president. Kovind was chosen for the post by the ruling BJP party in a largely symbolic move, which experts say is unlikely to improve the Dalit situation.
A Thai court has found dozens of people guilty in the country's biggest ever human trafficking case, which began in 2015 after the discovery of 30 mass graves. The dead bodies are believed to be of Roghingya migrants.
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According to a new UN report, Afghanistan's protracted war killed a record number of 1,662 civilians in the first six months of this year. DW spoke to Dr. Sima Samar, chairperson of the Afghan Human Rights Commission.
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