The aim of the Save Somalia Conference is to stabilize the East African country, currently in the grip of a major humanitarian crisis caused by drought and conflict. DW spoke with Khadra Ahmed Duale, Somali Minister for Commerce and Industry.
In an exclusive interview, the head of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Achim Steiner tells DW why the international community must continue to help people in the Lake Chad region.
Regional elections in Russia have been marred by nationwide protests over the Kremlin's pension reform plans. Several supporters of detained opposition leader and Putin foe Alexei Navalny have been arrested.
A Colombian anti-corruption referendum fell just short of the required votes, but its supporters hope that politicians got the message. Of the 11.7 million who voted, 99 percent supported the proposals.
After a period of mourning, the Genoa bridge collapse will have to be addressed. It could trigger infrastructure reforms, but Italy's populist government seems to only be looking for scapegoats, says DW's Barbara Wesel.
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