Biden served as vice president under Barack Obama from 2008 to 2016. The veteran politician joins a crowded field of candidates vying to win the Democratic Party's presidential nomination and defeat Donald Trump in 2020.
Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan is participating in the second Belt and Road Forum in Beijing amid reports that the multi-billion dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project is not really moving forward.
Tens of thousands of people gathered in Australia, New Zealand and Turkey to commemorate WWI soldiers killed at Gallipoli. UK Prince William marked the event in Auckland before heading to Christchurch.
After India's chief justice claimed sexual harassment charges against him were part of a conspiracy, the Supreme Court said it was being attacked. Legal experts are worried about the integrity of the judiciary.
The Russian and North Korean leaders have ended their meeting in Vladivostok the first ever summit of its kind. Russian President Vladimir Putin said he welcomed North Korea's efforts to normalize ties with the South.
Washington watered down a UN resolution condemning rape as a tactic of war because it might have helped survivors terminate their pregnancies. It's just the most recent step the US has taken to limit access to abortions.
FP General Secretary Harald Vilimsky told ORF moderator Armin Wolf that he could face consequences in a recent television appearance. Wolf had compared a flyer from an FP youth wing to anti-Semitic Nazi propaganda.
The resignations came after the military council and protest leaders held talks ahead of planned rallies on Thursday. The military council said it reached agreement on most demands from opposition leaders.
The German lender has started providing files to New York authorities related to funding of Trump projects. Investigators are interested in Deutsche Bank as it is one of the few banks to lend to the Trump Organization.
The new decree makes it easier for people living in separatist-controlled parts of eastern Ukraine to obtain Russian citizenship. Ukraine's president-elect has called for more international sanctions over the move.
The death toll from the terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka continues to rise. While anger and grief are understandable reactions, calling for revenge is exactly what the perpetrators want, says DW's Felix Steiner.
Ahead of the European elections in May, the EU is in the midst of its most radical crisis ever, warns Bulgarian political scientist Ivan Krastev. He says the bloc needs more courage and less German risk aversion.
Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said that her devolved government will take a first step towards holding an independence referendum by May 2021. She hopes to have legislation agreed by the end of the year.
The government has apologized and vowed compensation to thousands of victims of a law that allowed doctors to forcibly sterilize people until 1996. But the redress measures might not be enough for many survivors.
The Mediterranean country is the first in the G7 to join China's Belt and Road Initiative. But in one small port town in Italy, Chinese investment is nothing new. DW's Giulia Saudelli and Mu Cui report from Vado Ligure.
In the wake of stalled nuclear talks with the US, Kim is seeking diplomatic assistance from the Kremlin. Russia wants stability on its far-eastern border but President Putin may have a bigger picture in mind.