Syria's civil war and terror attacks in Europe dominated the year's headlines in 2016. But it also saw a few inspirational moments. Let's have a look on some of them.
Syria's White Helmets are sounding the alarm. In light of ongoing UN-led peace talks, the civil protection organization is calling for increased civilian safeguards and more international pressure on the Assad regime.
Four people and organizations have been awarded the 2016 Right Livelihood Award in Stockholm. The Turkish daily 'Cumhuriyet,' Syrian 'White Helmets,' an Egyptian feminist and a Russian human rights activist were honored.
Syria began its descent into civil war in early 2011, when government security forces shot and killed protesters. But if President Bashar al-Assad thought a show of force would end the protests, he was wrong.
The US president has once again slammed Pakistan for its non-cooperation in the war against terror. Apart from criticism and tweets, what can Donald Trump do to force Islamabad to comply with his demands? DW examines.
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