As Germany's election inches closer, many people are wondering how secure the process is. After all, recent presidential elections in the US and France were dogged by allegations of Russian interference. So could Germany be the next target?
Manipulated elections undermine confidence in democracy. Yet digital electoral systems are frighteningly vulnerable to attacks. The solution is surprisingly simple.
Democrats have regained control of the US House of Representatives in the midterm elections, US media have reported. The Republicans have expanded their lead in the Senate. Read the latest here.
Chinese President Xi has pledged billions of dollars in new aid for Africa and said Beijing's investments have "no political strings attached." Africa expert Helmut Asche explains the pros and cons of China's aid policy.
Microsoft said Kremlin-linked hackers created fake domains to mimic US Senate websites and those of two conservative think tanks ahead of midterm elections. Russia denied any knowledge of the software company's claims.
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