The thousands of refugees pouring into Germany every day could offer Europe's largest economy an opportune solution to plug the 'gray gap' in its aging workforce. But integrating the new arrivals could be costly.
Fresh data on the German labor market have shown the number of people looking for a job in Europe's powerhouse economy has gone up marginally. But experts say it's a seasonal effect not to be worried about.
Stocks in Asia and Europe traded sharply lower Tuesday after China released more gloomy economic data. With its manufacturing and service sectors slowing, Beijing will be unlikely to reach key growth targets.
The world's lender of last resort, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), has said up-and-coming nations must do more to weather the fallout of weaker global growth and a slowdown in China's economy.
The American Chamber of Commerce in Germany has released its annual survey showing US executives are generally satisfied with business conditions here, but complain about a lack of innovation.
Despite intense backlash from booking sites and travel agencies, the German airline Lufthansa is now charging users more for bookings made outside direct channels.
A week after the logo's designer was accused of plagiarising, new claims of copying have surfaced. But the Olympic Committee said public opinion, and not the allegations, had forced them to scrap the emblem.
India has reported strong economic growth in the latest quarter. However, analysts say growth may not be fast enough, in light of the catch-up necessary in a country where so many people remain very poor.
A former US Secret Service agent is the latest to admit to stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of the digital currency Bitcoin. Thefts were from the now defunct Silk Road online drug bazaar.
A crowdfunding campaign sparked by the sight of Syrian refugee and single father Abdul Halim Atar selling pens to make money for his daughters has changed the family's life. A consultant in Norway made it happen.
Declaring sections of the ocean off-limits through marine protected areas isn't effective without a means to enforce fishing bans. Blue Ventures believes a market-based approach to conservation could be the answer.
It was a long time in the making, and it will have a ripple effect for a long time to come. DW's Jefferson Chase examines how Kevin de Bruyne's transfer - and the money behind it - unsettles the Bundesliga.
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Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy meets with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin.
Christine Lagarde warns emerging economies to be vigilant as China's financial woes spread.
States bordering the Arctic Ocean are wrangling over access to huge oil and mineral reserves.
The Maritime Academy of Asia and the Pacific near Manila nurtures seafarers who are both competent and disciplined. Filipinos are said to be born sailors and therefore in high demand.
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The Lower Ninth Ward was one of the neighborhoods hardest hit by Hurricane Katrina. A decade later, it is still rebuilding. DW's Richard Walker got locals' take on recovery, opportunity and dignity.
US President Barack Obama has accused lobbying fossil fuel firms from trying to hinder consumer access to renewables. He announced plans to help consumers pay for residential solar panels with future savings on bills.
Germany's shift to renewable energy sources will have a greater impact on operators of traditional power plants than originally thought, according to new data from the country's grid supervisor.
Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has contradicted fellow Democrat President Barack Obama by rejecting a Shell oil prospecting project off Alaska. Obama's administration has given Shell approval to resume drilling.
After yet another incident at one of Belgium's two nuclear power plants, DW spoke to Greenpeace expert Rianne Teule to assess the risk. She worries that safety is not being taken seriously enough.
French Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron has said the EU and the eurozone have no future without a currency union coupled with a fiscal transfer system. He also called for a strong euro commissioner.
Recent growth figures show the Greek economy grew by 0.9 percent in the second quarter - three times as much as the Eurozone as a whole. The current government hopes that good economic news will give it a boost at the polls, scheduled for next month.
Stocks nosedived this week on the potential impact of a slowing Chinese economy, but strong economic data from the US and interest rate cuts in China have helped markets recover some of the losses.
The European project has not failed, but the crisis in the eurozone will only come to an end once the EU decides what it wants to be, writes Brando Benifei, a member of the European Parliament.
A group of US consumers has filed a lawsuit against ten of the world's biggest auto makers, charging them with concealing the risks of carbon monoxide emissions in vehicles with keyless ignitions.
The car giant's new generation of self-driving 18-wheelers have been given permission to roam German roads. CEO Zetsche says the industry is facing a revolution and that he's looking to team up with Silicon Valley.
Factory output in the United States has seen a boost lately despite a strong dollar making US exports more expensive. The Fed said manufacturers had learned to adapt to the headwinds in place.
US e-car maker Tesla has said it would sell millions of new shares to develop the Model 3 and a giant battery manufacturer called Gigafactory. Tesla is struggling to keep investors' confidence as it burns through cash.