From bloc parties for dogs to extravagant samba parades, Carnival celebrations are underway in Brazil. Things got off to a strange start when Rio's evangelical mayor skipped the opening ceremony.
Afghanistan's ambassador to Pakistan says fellow Afghans should not travel to the neighboring country. Pakistan closed the border to Afghanistan ten days ago over security concerns folowing a spate of attacks.
Breaking with tradition, Donald Trump says he won't attend this year's high-profile dinner with journalists. The US president has frequently slammed news media he does not like, labeling them the "enemy of the people."
Syrian peace talks have been rattled by a deadly attack in Homs, with warring sides exchanging accusations. Negotiations in Geneva are still hung up on the format of the talks.
From Belgrade and Banja Luka to Pristina, politicians are again speaking of war and division. But they are the words of political losers, running out of arguments to justify their hold on power, writes Frank Hofmann.
The World Health Organisation says breast cancer is the cause of more than half a million deaths each year. Could anti-inflammatory drugs be the next step in preventing it? Also, we analyse the style and substance of US President Donald Trump’s language.
Ariel Zurawski lost his cousin in Berlin's Christmas market terror attack and now he faces losing his business. He has rejected charity donations towards him - he just wants his truck back.
Thousands of supporters praised the leadership of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe at a celebration to mark his 93rd birthday. The party is estimated to have cost the cash-strapped country up to $2 million.
Trump has described visiting Paris as 'risky'. But tourists actually visiting Paris have other ideas.
Fourteen weeks after her birth, a baby polar bear comes out to see the world.
Some of them hold a kid in their arms, others simply stand in the way. This kind of begging is annoying.
In Gaza City, most breast cancer survivors cannot afford reconstruction surgery. The Aid and Hope Program for Cancer Patient Care wants to help by making mastectomy bras for free.
Malaysian investigators confirm VX killed the North Korean leader's half-brother.
Malaysian police announced on Friday they found the nerve agent VX on the body of Kim Jong Nam.
A black man was violently arrested and severely injured in early February, which led to the protests.
Around 5 million people are in urgent need of food - almost half of South Sudan's population. For DW Editor Isaac Mugabi #DWMypic of the week is a stark reminder that each year millions of children die of malnourishment.
When the clocks reached 11:11 on Thursday, Germany's Carnival entered top gear.
US-led coalition forces cooperated in the offensive. Mosul is considered the last stronghold of IS in Iraq.
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School children are helping to save the El Maria mangrove forest.
Trump could break new ground in the Middle East. What does that mean for Israeli settlers?
Chan Hon Meng is a street food vendor in Singapore – and has been awarded a Michelin Star.
Hungarian police are recruiting new patrol personnel to keep out refugees.
Mavluda Ergeshova lives in Kyrgyzstan. Her living room is also the bedroom for a family of five.
The Chimfunshi refuge looks after chimpanzees that have lost their families – usually to poachers.
Thousands have been killed in the campaign against drug dealers and users.
Sheetal Ramavtar teaches women in rural India about smartphones and the internet.
Kebabs called "brochettes" are one of the favorite street food snacks in Niger in West Africa.
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