The conviction of former Khmer Rouge leaders for genocide is a symbolic human rights victory. However, the legal process has been criticized as being marred by corruption and delays. Ate Hoekstra reports from Phnom Penh.
By giving refuge to former Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski, Orban is making a mockery of his government's position. More importantly, he's ridiculing everything the EU stands for, writes Boris Georgievski.
Poor productivity, low investment levels and rising wealth inequality: One leading British think tank is offering £150,000 in prize money for radical ideas to address the UK's "toxic cocktail" of economic problems.
Footage posted online showing questionable cleaning practices in some hotels in China has sparked social media outrage. Several hotels have apologized, though one said such actions were an "isolated occurrence."
From November 17, important original works from ancient Pergamon and a 360-degree panorama will be shown in a temporary building. The restored Telephos frieze of the Pergamon Altar can also be seen again in Berlin.
Tanzania's President Magufuli is facing growing international pressure and sanction over the repression of civil society, the media and gays. The EU says it will review its financial support, as others cut the flow.
The existence of an indictment against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been revealed, apparently inadvertently. The nature of the charges remains unknown.
Mexico's top court has struck down a law that formalized the decade-old domestic deployment of the military. The miliary are widely seen as the only trustful agency capable of fighting against powerful drug cartels.
The number of people missing in a northern California wildfire has more than doubled, local authorities said. The "Camp Fire" blaze is the deadliest wildfire in the state's history.
A UN-backed war crimes court in Cambodia says the Khmer Rouge was guilty of genocide during its rule from 1975-1979. The court found two former top officials guilty of genocide and crimes against humanity.
The State Department has denied a report claiming the Trump administration was mulling how to extradite Gulen. The move was reportedly designed to ease pressure on ally Saudi Arabia after a journalist was murdered.
Sri Lankan lawmakers have thrown punches and objects in parliament on a second day after a political crisis left the country without a government. The parliamentary speaker needed a police escort to enter the chamber.
After several unsuccessful attempts, Tariq Ramadan was granted bail by a French court. Ramadan is accused of raping two French women, to whom he sent hundreds of texts that detailed violent sexual fantasies.
Despite a lot of fanfare over arms reduction on the Korean Peninsula, Pyongyang has announced it is testing new weapons. It says it has long been developing its new weapons system, which was tested on Friday.
Israel's Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman has officially resigned and his kingmaker party is leaving the coalition. Though longtime Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu can survive, early elections now seem inevitable.
The arrests came after one bomb exploded in Buenos Aires and another was thrown at a judge's home. Authorities say security is at "maximum alert" in order to avoid disturbances to the upcoming G20 summit.
DW takes a look back at the 'war to end all wars.'
A day after Prime Minister Theresa May presented the UK-EU draft withdrawal agreement to her cabinet, a slew of ministers have quit in protest at the deal. Rob Mudge takes a look at who's gone so far.
As the US is poised to pull out of the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty, DW takes a closer look at the nuclear arms control agreement and its significance.
US President Trump did Russian President Putin a favor by leaving a treaty limiting some nuclear weapons, a Russia analyst tells DW. The world may need to prepare for a new Cold War.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel didn't offer any new ideas during her long-awaited keynote speech at the European Parliament. The signal she sent was loud and clear, says DW's Bernd Riegert: Wait for my successor.
77 percent of Africans are younger then 35. Those 77 percent can shape the continent’s future.
A plan to send Rohingya refugees back to Myanmar has been halted after massive protests broke out in refugee camps.
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.
In the Central African Republic, religious differences often lead to conflict. A Capoeria group in Bangui wants to use the martial art to bridge the religious divide and keep young people out of the clutches of rebel groups.
Your own place to call home, with electricity, water and a clean toilet – that’s not much to ask, right? But even that is out of reach for many in Windhoek, where high prices have pushed more than half of the city’s population out into rental slums on the outskirts. Now a youth movement is saying: enough is enough.
Every morning Cabanga Dikulo talks to the people of Luanda on the airwaves. The Radio presenter takes us on a tour of Angola's inspirational and contrasting capital city.
An enormous slum on the outskirts of Luanda is the heart of Angola's Kuduro scene. This unique style of music and dance is vital to Sambizanga and its residents.
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.
A local takes you on a tour of Amsterdam: Explore the canals by boat and visit the NDSM wharf.
Iranian women have to dress up like men to sneak into football stadiums. They have been barred from attending matches since Iran's 1979 Islamic revolution. They risk arrest and humiliation if caught.
DW viewer Chris Jeffers's trip took him to Koggala, Polonnaruwa, Kandy and Sigiriya.
Saif-ul-Mulook, the lawyer of Asia Bibi, the Pakistani-Christian woman who was recently acquitted after spending eight years on death row on blasphemy charges, fled Pakistan to the Netherlands on Saturday due to security reasons. He tells DW that if the international community does not help him now, no lawyer in Pakistan will ever take up a blasphemy case again.
Pakistan's state minister for revenue tells DW why the PM's China visit is crucial for his country's economic stability.
Sister Lessa, one of the only female rappers in the Guinean capital Conakry, takes us a on a city tour.
In Ethiopia, reliable information can be hard to come by. Confidence in the media is faltering.
Indonesia's second-largest city is motivating its residents to recycle by offering bus tickets for plastic bottles.
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Stinking seaweed is heaping up along Mexico's Caribbean coast. Where is it coming from?
Few Kenyans benefit from the country's economic growth. In Nairobi, most people live in slums.
Global 3000 goes in search of social justice: in Nairobi, Hanoi and Berlin.
Nga Trang has set up a social enterprise to produce efficient and affordable medical technology.
At RambaZamba Theater in Berlin disability is a strength rather than a weakness.
'Shujaaz' is a multi-media platform that helps improve the lives of young people in East Africa.
Video manipulation technology can be used to spread fake news.
The Psisu restaurant in Greece’s second largest city of Thessaloniki specializes is gyros.
Cozumel is a popular holiday destination. But mass tourism is both a blessing and a curse.
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!
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