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.
Turkey has begun a new air and ground operation to oust Kurdish militants from the northern Syrian enclave of Afrin. The Kurdish YPG militia warned it had no choice but to fight back and "defeat this aggression."
The suspected BVB bus bomber faces 28 counts of attempted murder after allegedly detonating bombs targeting the team. Prosecutors have accused the German-Russian man of using the attack to make money on the stock market.
Several Syrian rebel groups have rejected Russian plans for a conference on Syria, accusing Moscow of war crimes. They also claimed Russia was trying to impose its conditions on the Syrian people.
About 77 percent of Africa's population is younger than 35. Frustration grows as many feel they are losing out on economic opportunities and participation. DW kicks off "The 77 percent" to give them a platform.
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