If, what we want is a world of equals, closing the gender pay gap would be a good place to start. But there is a long road ahead. Scroll through the graphic to find out just how long.
A new study shows that women pensioners in Germany can expect an average of 26% less in monthly payments than men. Women would need to save up to 2% of their annual salary throughout their careers to be on par with men.
EU member states have accepted the list of commissioners put forward by the European Commission's president-elect. For the first time, the commission could have almost as many women as men as members.
"Men first" is the premise in German officialdom, which treats heterosexual women as appendages to their husbands. Germany has a long way to go to make gender equality a bureaucratic reality, writes DW's Nancy Isenson.
Climate action plan: German companies react - Spanish farmers in Murcia are devastated by massive floods
A 5.6-magnitude earthquake has shaken central Albania, injuring dozens of people and damaging buildings. The government said it was the most powerful quake to hit the Balkan country in nearly 30 years.
Britain's Prince Charles and Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands took part in a ceremony to remember the failed WWII mission. September 1944 saw Operation Market Garden drop nearly 35,000 paratroopers behind enemy lines.
A new Normandy-format meeting to end the war in eastern Ukraine has proven difficult to put together. Breakthroughs leading to peace have been elusive as negotiations have devolved into a political tug-of-war.
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