Polls have opened in Nigeria. The country is hoping for free and fairly elected president — will it be incumbent Muhammadu Buhari or his main rival Atiku Abubakar?
Venezuela's opposition is preparing to bring shipments of food and medical supplies into the country — against the orders of embattled acting President Maduro. The plan could lead to clashes with soldiers at the border.
Algerians across the country took to the streets to protest President Bouteflika's plan to seek a fifth term as president. Bouteflika has only been seen in public a handful of times since suffering a stroke in 2013.
The Republic of Moldova will elect a new parliament this Sunday — and there has been no lack of drama in the homestretch. There is much more on the ballot than meets the eye.
Bishops at a summit on sexual abuse in the Catholic Church have heard of the abuse suffered by just some of the victims. One victim was Juan Carlos Cruz, who told DW the Catholic Church needs a "zero tolerance" policy.
Listening to EU media and politicians, one might think that the British will be washed into the Atlantic in a biblical flood once they leave the bloc. But, DW's Nemanja Rujevic wonders, why all the panic over Brexit?
President Omar al-Bashir has declared a one-year state of emergency and dissolved government in Sudan. He is facing the most sustained challenge to his 30-year rule with repeated protests in recent weeks.
The reporter Jason Rezaian was about to travel home to the United States when he was detained in Iran in 2014, accused of being a spy. His memoir of his year and half in prison was published by HarperCollins in January.
The 57-year-old was arrested in a town north of Vienna on charges of sexual abuse of his children and the grand-children under his custody. The case is being compared to another, discovered 10 years ago.
R&B singer R. Kelly has been taken into custody in Chicago and accused of multiple counts of sexual abuse of minors and child pornography. An attorney representing victims said the singer's "day of reckoning" had come.
The daring heist of royal regalia involved thieves escaping on bicycles to a motorboat waiting on Lake Malaren. One man has now been sentenced to jail and two others are under investigation.