International Roma Day on April 8 is not just about celebrating Roma culture, it also highlights the persecution and discrimination that Roma people face in all areas of life. DW looks at the past and present struggles of the Sinti and Roma.
Members of Germany's euroskeptic AfD hope they've put a contentious power struggle behind them by electing conservative Frauke Petry their leader. She had previously shared the role with rival Bernd Lucke.
Athens will seal a debt deal regardless of the referendum's results, Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis has told a German newspaper. He accused his German counterpart of wanting a Grexit over two years ago.
Kyiv originally invited Alexander Kvitashvili of Georgia to come fix Ukraine's corrupt healthcare system. Now the government has unceremoniously thrown him out of office. The ecology minister has been forced out as well.
Jamaica’s Blue and John Crow Mountain National Park was added to the prestigious UNESCO World Heritage list.