This week, relations between China and Eastern Europe are entering a new phase. Western Europe should take an interest in the newest meeting between the 16+1 countries because it concerns them, says Frank Sieren.
A machine to check for menstruating women - this was a Hindu priest's suggestion after being asked why women were being kept off his temple's premises.The statement triggered an online campaign called #Happytobleed.
A pact between Seoul and Washington on nuclear energy has officially entered into effect. The deal, almost five years in the making, stops short of allowing South Korea to reprocess nuclear fuel from the US.
Recent executions of two opposition leaders in Bangladesh have drawn international criticism. But expert Siegfried O. Wolf tells DW it is crucial for the South Asian country to bring the 1971 war criminals to justice.
Bangladesh's Supreme Court upheld death sentences for two opposition leaders convicted of war crimes during the independence war. But an advisor to their defense team tells DW the ruling is a flagrant denial of justice.