British and American officials say they have intelligence a bomb explosion caused the crash of a Russian plane in Egypt, killing all 224 people on board. DW talked to aviation expert Tim van Beveren about the crash and its political repercurssions.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has called President Donald Trump "deranged" and said he will "pay dearly" for his threats. The North Korean Foreign Minister later reportedly threatened to test an H-bomb in the Pacific.
Moscow has said its Zapad war games aren't a threat to the West and complaints about their transparency are unjustified. DW's Emily Sherwin toured the event herself, but Russian officials left most questions unanswered.
For days, a wave of anonymous hoax bomb threats has been sweeping through cities across Russia. The telephone calls have led to the evacuation of tens of thousands. But the reason for the threats remains a mystery.
NATO has said it is not expecting a major increase in Russian air activity during the country's Zapad military exercises. However, the alliance has accused Moscow of not "playing by the rules" on the ground.
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