US President Donald Trump has threatened to order the military to close the US-Mexico border to stop an "onslaught" of migrants. Mexico itself geared up for the arrival of up to 3,000 people from Honduras on its border.
Saudi Arabia's reputation has suffered massively as a result of Jamal Khashoggi's suspected murder. World leaders are keeping their distance. The country could be hostile in the face of criticism, or enact reforms.
Kosovo's lawmakers have moved to create a national army in a vote boycotted by the parliament's Serb minority lawmakers. A similar effort last year was blocked when Serb politicians refused to change the constitution.
At least two people were killed and several injured in protests over corruption. Police opened fire on a crowd to clear the way for a presidential motorcade after a public ceremony being held nearby.
Russian media are calling it "Russia's Columbine." After a teenage gunman opened fire at a technical college on the annexed Crimean peninsula, Vladimir Putin is pointing fingers — and Russians are looking for answers.
The Kandahar police chief had survived previous attempts on his life. Accused of severe human rights abuses, he was a key figure for the US in the fight against the Taliban. A US commander survived the attack.
It's the most visible step by Prime Minister Viktor Orban's government against "gender madness," but it's also part of a broader ideological offensive — one that takes aim at moderates in the ruling Fidesz party, too.
In the DRC, delayed elections have contributed to an economic slowdown and a tense business climate. DW's Sella Oneko was in Kinshasa to examine the effects of the political uncertainty on the business community.
After being blocked at the border and detained for several days, US student Lara Alqasem will now be allowed to enter Israel. She'd been stopped due to her past support for a pro-Palestinian boycott campaign.
'Global Partners for Global Challenges' is the theme of the two-day summit in Brussels. Ministers from China, Japan and Russia have made the trip to reaffirm support for multilateral cooperation.
In a major ruling that exceeded prosecutors' requests, a court in Finland sentenced a man to prison for harassing journalist Jessikka Aro. She had been targeted for years by pro-Russian trolls over her reporting.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said IS fighters have captured hundreds of hostages, including several US and European nationals. He said they were taken from an area controlled by US-backed forces.
Ghanaian networker Flossy Menson champions the cause of Africa's women. The SHEROES Foundation director is hosting the non-profit's 2018 forum in Liberia. She tells DW about her efforts to make women more visible.
Since the US invasion of Afghanistan in 2001, every election there has been more fraudulent than the last. Experts say that's a consequence of the nation's shaky democratic foundations.
Malaysia's anti-graft agency says it has arrested former Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi in a probe centered on a family-run charity. Last May, former premier Najib Razak was ousted amid a financial scandal.
The EU summit brought the possibility of an extended period for Britain's Brexit process and more funds for dealing with migrants across the bloc. But the UK's Theresa May has challenges from her own party at home.
Appointing a few new ministers won't be enough to improve French President Emmanuel Macron's sinking approval ratings. He needs to change his style of leadership, writes DW's Max Hofmann.
77 percent of Africans are younger then 35. Those 77 percent can shape the continent’s future.
Islamabad is Pakistan's capital and the richest city in the country. But this beautiful city has dozens of slums inhabited by the minority Christian community. Most of them work as servants for affluent residents.
The brutal practice of FGM is deeply ingrained in the Guinean culture. What will it take to put an end to it for good?
African fashion is on the rise! Rwandan designer Joselyne Umutoniwase hopes to make her mark.
A young doctor is on a mission to change things by bringing healthcare right to the patients' homes at a low cost.
In Ethiopia, confidence in the media is faltering and many people can't afford to buy a newspaper.
In a recently held panel discussion in Dhaka, Bangladesh, DW's Editor-in-Chief Ines Pohl said Rohingya refugees deserve more rights. Since August 2017, thousands of Rohingya Muslims have fled violence in Myanmar and have taken refuge in neighboring countries, including Bangladesh.
Fatema Nazari is running in the October 20 election to keep her seat representing Kabul in the lower house of Afghanistan's parliament. She wants to empower women, while working to ensure their safety.
Historian Richard Ndifor speaks to DW in Buea about the origins of the crisis in Cameroon's English-speaking regions.
The #MeToo movement is gaining momentum in Bollywood, with women finally challenging male domination in the industry.
After his father's death in a suicide attack, Narindar Singh will run in his place in Afghanistan's upcoming election.
Photographer Manolo Ty tells the untold stories of ordinary people, juxtaposing modern life with history and culture.
A Seoul court on Friday sentenced former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak to 15 years in jail on corruption charges.
How can you keep farm produce cool in tropical temperatures without electricity or gas? Monjur Hossain has found a green solution for cold storage in Bangladesh.
Footage from a Red Cross relief agency shows how the village was sucked into the earth by soil liquefaction.
Every year, tourists throw coins into Rome's Trevi fountain and make wishes.
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The air quality in Hanoi will leave you breathless, and not in a good way. The time has come to act.
In Kenya, one in five people can't read or write. Some adults have gone back to school.
Syrian women found "Families for Freedom" to remember their missing loved ones.
More and more people are fleeing the economically crippled Venezuela.
In San Cristobal, the German development agency GIZ is helping to set up a modern trash disposal and recycling system.
A special boxing club teaches girls about the sport and how to assert themselves in society.
Israeli volunteer association Baderech Lehachlama helps ill Palestinians get medical treatment.
A German cooperation agency is helping to set up a modern trash-disposal system in San Cristóbal.
The huge demand for medicinal herbs in South Africa poses a threat to vegetation.
A visit to Finland is not only worthwhile during the polar light season. That's one more reason to get to know this northern European country with its many lakes, forests - and moose.
Animals need hospitals too - mainly to treat injuries caused by humans. DW visited GREFA's wildlife hospital in Spain, one of the biggest and most active in Europe. A day with its patients is anything but boring!
Europe and Turkey have a lot in common. Istanbul for one. The metropolis of 15 million is not merely geographically part of Europe. A foray through the city of contrasts.
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