Ukrainian premier Arseniy Yatsenyuk has told DW that if Russia respects borders and withdraws "terrorists" near Donetsk and Luhansk, the result will be a safer Ukraine. That, he said, would mean a more secure Europe.
Forty Balkan refugees are seeking church asylum in a cathedral in the quaint German town of Regensburg. DW's Kate Brady went to Bavaria to find out why deportation to their statutorily "safe" homelands isn't an option.
Countries worldwide are urging their citizens traveling to Europe to be vigilant in the wake of recent terror attacks. While many travelers are reconsidering their destinations, on the whole tourism is still growing.
Tradition holds that in 1690 fires were lit along the coast to help King William of Orange navigate safely to Belfast. Those conflagrations are still commemorated today. Peter Geoghegan reports from Belfast.
An adventurer who took to the skies for a round-the-world hot air balloon trip claims to have set a world record. If confirmed, it means Fedor Konyukhov would have circumvented the globe in a little more than 11 days.
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