A new strain of bird flu leads Chinese authorities to cull thousands of birds and close chicken markets in Shanghai.
A DW data analysis reveals that the majority of applications for a German visa come from Asia. While the success rate is better than in places like Africa, one in ten applicants from the continent faces rejection.
Health officials in China are expecting an increase of cases as winter sets in. The last bird flu outbreak to affect China occurred in 2013 and killed 36 people.
Orbiting Earth on the International Space Station is not all fun and games. Astronauts do space science for our planet.
The medical fraternity is trying to unravel the unusual rate of twin births in Kodinhi, a tiny village in southern Kerala state where some 2,000 families have over 450 pairs of twins. Murali Krishnan reports.
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