A demonstration having to do with a street market in a working-class district of Hong Kong has turned violent. The clashes are the worst of their kind since pro-democracy protests swept the city last year.
Prisoners in Syrian jails are being tortured and killed with "total impunity," UN investigators said while presenting a new report. The UN commission called for targeted sanctions against high-ranking regime officials.
In the US primaries, many Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders supporters agree on one thing. They think that only a political outsider can rescue the country's corrupt political system. Ines Pohl reports from New Hampshire.
Washington has said it is prepared to discuss a new defense system with Seoul. The announcement comes amid new concerns over North Korea's growing assertiveness on the world stage.
Investor sentiment in Asia has taken a battering over increased fears of a global economic slowdown. Tokyo stocks experienced another hefty slump, with financial shares leading the steep plunge.
The public loved him as an entertaining presenter of talk shows. Roger Willemsen also wrote bestsellers, loved football and was one of Germany’s best-known intellectuals. He has died at just 60 years old.
Pope Francis said he received an angry 2014 phone call from Christian Democrat Merkel after comparing Europe to a "barren woman." Germany has one of the world's lowest birth rates, as fertility rates decline in Europe.
Sushil Koirala, who ran the country for barely 18 months from 2014, passed away after suffering from pneumonia. He spent his life in politics fighting for democracy in Nepal.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has met with Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu for more talks on reducing the influx of migrants to Europe. Both condemned the Russian-backed airstrikes over Aleppo in northern Syria.
A court in Virginia charged the wife of a dead 'Islamic State' leader with conspiracy in the death of American Kayla Mueller. She was killed a year ago while being held hostage in Syria.
Gains by Syria's regime in the Aleppo province may be the beginning of the end for the rebels. The battlefield losses have also delivered a blow to Turkey's policies on Syria.
After ending Canada's bombing raids against 'IS' in Syria, Prime Minister Trudeau has changed tack to military training, counter-intelligence, humanitarian aid and local development. Philip Fine reports.
The prevailing tone in many Internet forums is rude, often aggressive. A dangerous group dynamic is developing, and conspiracy theories are circulating: This is the classic breeding ground for real physical violence.
The lower house has passed the first article of a sweeping plan giving authorities greater powers to combat terrorism. But human rights groups say the proposed changes to the constitution will undermine citizens' rights.
Cracked pressure vessels haven't kept Belgium from restarting two nuclear reactors that many experts consider unsafe. Now, a lawsuit contesting that decision is underway.
The UN has announced standards to reduce greenhouse gas emissions for aircraft. Environmentalists say the agreement won't have much effect in slowing global warming.
When German President Joachim Gauck visits Nigeria, he will be coming to a country struggling with several issues including the impact of low oil prices. He will be meeting Nigeria's Buhari, who has his hands full.
Emotions take over in the primaries, and that makes everything so unpredictable, DW's Ines Pohl writes in New Hampshire.
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Record numbers of refugees continue departing from Turkey, where smugglers still operate relatively openly despite increased pressure from the European Union and local police. Diego Cupolo reports from Izmir, Turkey.
Smugglers in the Balkans are doing a roaring trade. The village of Lojane in Macedonia is a good example of how the complex networks of smugglers, helpers and corrupt police work, DW's Nemanja Rujevic writes.
British Prime Minister David Cameron's claims that pulling the UK out of the European Union would cause migrant camps to appear in southern England has infuriated eurosceptic British social media users.
Dimitris Avramopoulos is the European Commissioner for Migration. His job description includes making the EU’s asylum system work - so far without great success. On this week’s Conflict Zone, he tries to explain why.
Four Bundesliga teams are set to meet in the quarterfinals of the German Cup. Last season's runners-up, Borussia Dortmund, head to in-form Stuttgart, while Leverkusen host Werder Bremen.
Who is the talented fraudster, smuggling counterfeit antiques onto the art market? Experts have named him the "Spanish master" but his exact whereabouts are still unknown. An investigative journey into the wheelings and dealings of the art world.
Carnival in Germany is normally a time to sing, dance and have fun. But this year, weather has played many eager Carnival fans a bad jest, with several parades canceled or downsized. Yet some spirit remained.
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