After years of preparation, the Expo Milano 2015 opens on May 1. DW’s Zulfikar Abbany is in Milan, tracking the final days before the big day. Check here for the mood, the scene, and opinion.
Important jubilees, emotional events and strange stories: Euromaxx looks back at the highlights of 2015 including EXPO, a royal baby and cultural capitals
More than $13 million has been frozen since 2013, and 17 investigations are ongoing. But critics lament that there has not been a single indictment, and are pushing for more aggressive prosecutions.
Indonesia's president appeared unsympathetic to the plight of his country's women subjected to abuse and exploitation while working abroad. On a visit to Hong Kong, he told them not to rock the boat over "small things."
Sunday is World Toilet Day. No invention has saved more lives. Still, 4.5 billion people live without functioning sanitation systems each day.
A German regulator has banned the sale of children's smartwatches that have one-way monitoring functions. Officials said parents had been using the watches to listen in on teachers while their children were in class.
Scientists have said that Ross 128b has a similar mass and surface temperature to that of Earth. Of the thousands of planets discovered outside the solar system, only 50 exhibit Earth-like conditions.
Everyone knows diabetes. Those who suffer from it have to inject themselves with insulin every day and have strict dietary restrictions - right? Not quite. Time to clear up some prejudices with DW's fact check.
Although the Polish government insists it is following a European Union court ruling that ordered a stop to logging in the Bialowieza forest, it continues to cut trees — for the purpose of "public safety."
Energy production, food, mobility, waste: Four videos highlight German innovation in these key areas - projects that, each in their own way, protect the climate. Say hello to Germany's climate innovators.
A recent report shows rising CO2 levels in the atmosphere are about to make the world's oceans uninhabitable for many sea creatures, threatening entire ocean ecosystems. What can be done?
The source of the radioactive cloud that hovered over Europe in early October is being narrowed down to the Urals. The Russian nuclear agency insists there has been no accident. Is it a cover-up?
Skype has apparently joined the lengthening list of internet communication tools on China's blacklist, with Apple saying it was ordered to clear its download store of apps that violate national laws.
Some banks are supposedly "too big to fail." The G20-affiliated Financial Stability Board (FSB) publishes a list annually which aims to identify these banks. This year's list puts several American banks at the top.
Aviation watchers will know it has been a challenging year in European skies. UK airline easyJet has felt the squeeze like many of its rivals. Yet it's bullish about the future despite a sharp fall in profits.
Chinese social media and video game giant Tencent has overtaken US rival Facebook in terms of market capitalization. It's the first Asian firm boasting a market value of more than half a trillion US dollars.
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