At its annual meeting in Frankfurt, the Asian Development bank is promoting sustainable growth. However, experts warn that European environmental standards may be too "green" for some developing countries.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's State of the Nation Address was filled with the leader's usual vitriol and a defiant promise to continue a bloody war on drugs and maintain national order. DW examines from Manila.
North Korea has vowed that "under no circumstances" will it put its nuclear weapons on the negotiating table. Earlier, Pyongyang threatened to make the US pay "thousands of times" for drafting the latest sanctions.
The Philippine military has arrested scores of suspected Maute Islamists as fighting continues on Mindanao Island. Civilians are increasingly being swept into the conflict. Ana P. Santos reports from Manila.
A Global Witness report reveals 2016 as the deadliest year yet for environmental defenders. International investors are accused of bankrolling the projects that hundreds of people have been killed protesting.
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