The UN Security Council bowed to pressure from the United States after it threatened to veto a German-drafted resolution on rape in conflict. Germany said the resolution strengthens justice for victims.
A deadly landslide has engulfed more than 50 jade miners in northern Myanmar. The loosely regulated jade industry earns major mining companies billions of dollars a year but leaves individual miners impoverished.
Rwanda holds Damas Gisimba in high honor for saving over 400 people in the 1994 genocide. The man who displayed such unusual resilience and bravery at a time of the mass slaughter of Tutsis spoke to DW in Kigali.
The European Union has formally recognized the government in Tripoli. However, French officials seem to be playing both sides. Many Libyans want France's government to butt out and General Haftar continues to advance.
In an exclusive interview with DW, Ziauddin Yousafzai, rights campaigner and Nobel Peace laureate Malala Yousafzai's father, talks about Pakistan's security policies and the rise of an anti-war movement in Pashtun areas.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is set to visit Russia for a meeting with President Vladimir Putin. Pyongyang is seeking Russian investment, while Moscow wants more access to North Korea's mineral resources.
A member of Austria's far-right Freedom Party (FP) wrote a poem for a party newspaper that compared migrants to rats to warn against mixing cultures. The text drew an angry response from Austria's chancellor.
Myanmar's top court has ruled against two Reuters journalists jailed for seven years for illegally possessing official documents. The pair had won a Pulitzer Prize for covering the military crackdown on Rohingya Muslims.
Germany's foreign minister and Angelina Jolie want more to be done to fight the use of rape as a war tactic. They issued a plea as the UN prepares to vote on a German resolution tackling the issue but face US opposition.
Mexican police have detained more than 300 Central American migrants in a caravan traveling towards the US border. Several thousand people are heading north to escape violence and poverty in their home countries.
Anyone who can offer information that would help the US disrupt Hezbollah's finances could get a 10 million reward. The US wants information on donors, as well as businesses controlled by the Shiite militant movement.
Hundreds of thousands of children are to receive a groundbreaking vaccine against the mosquito-born disease in three African countries. It's hoped the campaign will save many lives, but there are some drawbacks.
Volodymyr Zeleniskiy gave incumbent Petro Poroshenko a record smackdown in Ukraine's presidential election. How did a 41-year-old comedian with no clear manifesto win the trust of voters almost without campaigning?