Fireworks lit up the night sky of cities across the world in celebration of the start of 2014. But people in Germany still had a few hours to go before the clock struck midnight.
Japan is rethinking the ways in which its official development assistance is provided to developing nations in order to promote its vision for a "free and open Indo-Pacific strategy." Julian Ryall reports from Tokyo.
DW tracked celebrations around the world as people welcome in the New Year. It started in the Pacific before moving to Asia, Africa, and Europe, all with dazzling firework displays.
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier's first official visit to East Asia comes at a critical geopolitical juncture and the North Korean problem is high on his agenda. Martin Fritz reports from Tokyo.
Counterterrorism police have charged a man with making online threats against New Year's Eve celebrations in Sydney. Australian authorities have seized documents and hard drives, and said the man was acting alone.
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