Spectacular firework displays around the globe marked the end of a tumultuous year. Here’s a look at how some cities ushered in 2017.
DW has followed celebrations across the globe. As the world welcomed in the new year amid heightened security, celebrations were overshadowed by a deadly armed attack on an Istanbul nightclub.
Enlightened as Germany may seem, it clings to an archaic mentality that sees men shin the career ladder while their womenfolk stay down below holding the baby. It's a system with ramifications familiar to Tamsin Walker.
Recent years saw an upswing in female leaders in the Americas, but the region seems set to return to macho culture after Chile's upcoming election. When Michele Bachelet leaves office, will others fill the void?
Tightened security played a palpable role in celebrations as the world welcomed the New Year. Terror attacks and a string of sexual assaults during last year's festivities have particularly left their mark on Europe.
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