22 Apr 2017
The sound of a gun salute tore through central London on Friday to celebrate the 91st birthday of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, with the world's longest-reigning monarch taking a step back from royal duties to allow the younger...
20 Apr 2017
Uganda has been praised for its warm welcome of refugees, but as civil war in neighbouring South Sudan continues to push more than 2,000 people a day into the country, local communities and aid agencies are buckling under the strain....
15 Apr 2017
DW: Opinion polls were wrong about the Brexit referendum, the US presidential election and the Dutch parliamentary elections. What does this mean for the presidential vote in France?
Stephane Wahnich*: As pollsters, we currently do not...
04 Apr 2017
Jordan's King Abdullah II will be able to deliver an Arab consensus on Mideast peace when he meets with President Donald Trump at the White House on Wednesday, after a recent summit hosted by the monarch renewed an Arab offer of...
21 Mar 2017
Zahraa Ballout isn't "white," and she certainly isn't "some other race." If the government gives her the choice of checking a new "Middle East/North Africa" box on a census form, would she?
20 Mar 2017
Islam is the world's fastest growing religion - and not just in Muslim majority nations: 10% of all Europeans are projected to be members of the Muslim faith by 2050, according to a recent Pew Research Center study.
Why? Muslim women...
16 Mar 2017
In January, traditional Namibian leaders filed a complaint against Germany with a US court demanding compensation for colonial-era genocide.
The plaintiffs lawyers and the judge are to meet in New York on March 16 to discuss a possible...
14 Mar 2017
A seasoned diplomat and politician, 56-year-old Moussa Faki Mahamat is no stranger to the challenges presented by the top job he was elected to on January 30. He is seen as the architect of Chad’s nomination to the United Nations...
13 Mar 2017
Saint or playboy? Blood-stained autocrat or family man; incompetent leader or just a victim of circumstance? One century after he ended Romanov rule, Russia's last tsar still prompts heated debate.
Nicholas II abdicated on March 2,...
12 Mar 2017
Turkey told the Netherlands on Sunday that it would retaliate in the "harshest ways" after Turkish ministers were barred from speaking in Rotterdam in a row over Ankara's political campaigning among Turkish emigres.