The death of a participant in a clinical trial in Rennes, France, was a rare tragic incident. DW's science correspondent Fabian Schmidt says clinical trials are usually safe.
The closing statements in the trial of the NSU right-wing terror cell are starting in Munich. A sentence could come later this year. DW answers five key questions from one of Germany's most high-profile neo-Nazi cases.
German police are taking a stand on people filming others in vulnerable situations and have warned they face up to two years in jail. Police rarely report on suicide but have made an exception for a case in Dortmund.
The Supreme Court has upheld the death sentences issued for the fatal gang-rape of a 23-year-old. The brutality of the case triggered a massive outcry and threw a spotlight onto India's problems with sexual assault.
The Democratic Republic of Congo has given the green light to an experimental vaccine to combat an ongoing Ebola outbreak. While the vaccine is not licensed, it has shown promising signs in a clinical trial.
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