A look at the eight Millenium Development Goals set by the United Nations and progress towards achieving them.
After news of Libyan slave markets went around world in 2017 many migrants stuck in North Africa decided to return home. However, those returning to Nigeria complain that they face the same problems they had left behind.
The UN rapporteur on arbitrary executions has urged El Salvador to end what she deems impunity for killings by police. Agnes Callamard also says the country's abortion prohibitions contribute to women's deaths.
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) seems to think restricting global warming to below 1.5 degrees is not realistic anymore. What sounds like defeat could be an opportunity, writes Jens Thurau.
Preliminary grand coalition talks have just restarted, but already, the parties involved have given up the 2020 climate goals. It's a disaster for climate protection policy but also an opportunity, says DW's Jens Thurau.
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