The military seized power earlier this month from President Omar al-Bashir. Protesters campaigning for a return to civilian rule have called off talks with the interim leaders, urging supporters to step up their rallies.
A series of blasts have hit churches and hotels in and near the Sri Lankan capital, Colombo. It is the worst violence in the country since a civil war ended in 2009.
None of the three candidates won support from more than 50% of registered voters. That means the first presidential poll since the country's contentious name change will come down to a runoff in May.
A VW manager, charged recently alongside former CEO Martin Winterkorn, is now being investigated over nearly $1 million in bonuses. The huge cash pile was paid after the Dieselgate emissions scandal came to light.
The UN has described Cyclone Idai as one of the deadliest storms on record in the Southern Hemisphere. More than 1,000 have died, and millions are still fighting for survival. DW spoke with aid worker Ninja Taprogge.
Imran Khan has begun his maiden visit to Iran as Pakistani premier amid deteriorating ties between Islamabad and Tehran. Will Khan be able to allay Iran's growing concerns over his country's closeness to Saudi Arabia?
Volodymyr Zelenskiy has won a major victory over incumbent Petro Poroshenko. The comedian plays the role of president in a fictional television sitcom.
Pope Francis has made his Easter "Urbi et Orbi" address calling for the resolution of conflicts. He condemned the day's violence in Sri Lanka, offering his "affectionate closeness" to the community there.
No reason has been given for replacing the long-standing head of the paramilitary group. The US has controversially labelled the group a terrorist organization.
Hundreds of people have been killed in coordinated attacks in Sri Lanka. This is how the attacks unfolded.
Nearly 1,000 people have had their citizenship revoked since the 2011 Arab Spring protests by the country's Shiite population. Despite the decision, rights groups believe state repression is unlikely to ease soon.