The largest and most populous continent on the planet. With a total population estimated at over 4 billion, Asia is home to more than half of the people on earth.
This is a collection of DW's latest content about the continent.
Nobel Peace Prize laureate Muhammad Yunus told DW that capitalism in its current form fosters inequality, environmental destruction and massive unemployment. The Bangladeshi economist talked about what he calls "social business," which he said is based more on social justice and human values than making a profit.
A demonstration demanding the release of jailed Bangladeshi photographer Shahidul Alam was held in Berlin on Tuesday. The award-winning journalist has spent 100 days in prison for speaking out against the government during a student protest.