North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has called President Donald Trump "deranged" and said he will "pay dearly" for his threats. The North Korean Foreign Minister later reportedly threatened to test an H-bomb in the Pacific.
A nationwide social media campaign criticizing the policies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has shaken up India's ruling BJP party - despite the party's concerted efforts at digital propaganda. Murali Krishnan examines.
As a new school year begins in Iran, there has been attention drawn towards migrant children who are out of school. With the number of these children estimated around 1 million, it presents a problem for social services.
In an interview with DW, Ali Vaez, an expert at the International Crisis Group, slammed President Trump's approach toward the Iran nuclear deal and said that US policy could push Tehran to enhance its nuclear capability.
After US President Donald Trump's address to the UN National Assembly, there is renewed confusion over what direction the US will take in developing a coherent strategy against the regime in Pyongyang.
German Chancellor Merkel stressed that the situation with North Korea must be resolved peacefully. She told DW that Germany could be in a position to mediate in the conflict.
North Korea’s Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho has called US President Donald Trump's speech to the UN "the sound of a dog barking." Trump had said the US may be forced to "totally destroy" North Korea.
Germany's foreign minister has urged "pressure and dialogue" to stop North Korea's nuclear and missile program. The US has said diplomacy is still an option, but if it fails military action is on the table.
Pyongyang has fired an intermediate-range missile over Japanese territory for the second time in two weeks, a day after Kim Jong Un threatened Tokyo for supporting the US.
Even after multiple rounds of sanctions, Pyongyang is continuing to provoke the international community with weapons testing. China and the US face bad options, and each other, in creating a united front.
Pakistani nuclear physicist, Pervez Hoodbhoy, talks to DW about his country's "nuclear assistance" to Pyongyang, the relevance of the non-proliferation treaty and why the North should be accepted as a nuclear state.
The prime minister of Bangladesh has proposed setting up UN-supervised safe zones in Myanmar to protect Rohingya Muslims fleeing a military crackdown. The UN says 420,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh to date.
Rohingya activist and blogger Nay San Lwin has been documenting torture and subjugation faced by his people in Myanmar. His blog has become one of the most reliable sources on the brutal crackdown against the Rohingya.
A Red Cross truck carrying aid for Rohingya in Bangladesh fell into a ditch, killing nine aid workers. The incident came just hours after Buddhists in Myanmar tried to block another shipment of aid to Muslims in Rakhine.
Rights activists have expressed their disappointment over Aung San Suu Kyi's speech on the Rohingya crisis. DW looks at why the democracy icon has struggled with discussing rights abuses in Rakhine.
The message of the ARSA militant group in Myanmar is resonating with Rohingya refugees who have been forced from their homes. DW spoke with refugees at a camp in Bangladesh who said they would fight if given the chance.
After an appeal from two Rohingya, India's top court is considering PM Narendra Modi's plan to deport some 40,000 Rohingya in India. The government said intelligence data showed links between some Rohingya and terrorism.
The Islamic groups protesting Myanmar's Rohingya killings are shamefully silent over the persecution of minorities in their own countries. We must not let them Islamize the conflict, says DW's Shamil Shams.
Pyongyang's recent nuclear test and missile launches over Japan have made the public nervous. With an election expected to be announced in October, they are rallying round a leader who is seen to be tough on Pyongyang.
In a country where many still view menstrual blood as a prop for black magic, a team of scientists in India have dared to convince rural women to hand over used sanitary pads to help detect cervical cancer.
A Christian man in Pakistan was sentenced to death for sharing "blasphemous" material on WhatsApp. DW talks to his brother about the court conviction and the plight of minorities in Pakistan.
Two major cinema actors are set to take the political stage in India's southern state of Tamil Nadu. What drives Indian actors into politics and why do they succeed? Murali Krishnan reports.
Ousted Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif's wife, Kulsoom, has won a key by-election dubbed a "referendum" on the former premier's corruption disqualification. Experts say the vote was a blow to the powerful military.
The deaths of a minesweeper and a Red Cross employee last week are a sign that Afghanistan has become more dangerous for aid workers. Organizations are being forced to shut down, leaving victims in need.
At least three civilians were wounded when a suicide car bomb targeted a convoy of foreign forces in Kabul. The Taliban has taken responsibility for the attack and claimed it killed 16 American soliders.
In a display of military strength, US bombers and fighter escorts have flown over North Korea. As the war of words ramped up, the move was designed to show Pyongyang that President Donald Trump means business.
More than 35,000 people have fled their homes on the Indonesian resort island of Bali after the alert status for the Mount Agung volcano was raised to the highest level, meaning an eruption was imminent.
Germany has told a second employee of the Vietnamese Embassy in Berlin to leave the country after the alleged kidnapping of Trinh Xuan Thanh. Vietnam maintains the former oil executive voluntarily returned home.
China is angry at Standard and Poor's (S&P) following a downgrade of its creditworthiness by the ratings agency over concerns about the country's rising debt. S&P underestimated China's financial strength, Beijing said.
Tired of authoritarianism and drug war, young Filipinos are using social media to organize mass protests. They fear their country is heading toward a dictatorship under President Rodrigo Duterte. Ana P. Santos reports.
A priest held hostage by jihadis in Marawi has been freed by Philippine troops. His rescue comes as the Philippine military makes fresh advances against Islamist militants. Ana P. Santos reports from Manila.
Toyota and Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ have expressed concerns about access to the European single market after Brexit, with experts anticipating more defections in the coming months. Julian Ryall reports from Tokyo.
Cambodia has told the US to withdraw Peace Corps volunteers, and will stop cooperating with a project to find the remains of American soldiers. Washington and Phnom Penh are engaged in a tit-for-tat diplomatic spat.
Vietnamese prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for Nguyen Xuan Son, the former chairman of PetroVietnam. Son is one of dozens of officials connected to a corruption case that caused $69 million in losses.
China's non-financial investment in foreign countries has slumped considerably, figures from commerce officials have shown. The fresh data came as the government kept a tight grip on capital outflows.
As governments around the world begin to get even tougher on traditional combustion engines, Japan's car manufacturers are well positioned to put their world-leading technologies to the test. Julian Ryall reports.
Reports from Iraq suggest that as many as five Japanese are among those detained after the fall of an "Islamic State" stronghold near Mosul. Why did they leave safe and peaceful Japan to live in a war zone?
Deadly accidents, dirty stations and coaches, decrepit equipment and unpunctual trains mark India's vast, outdated and inefficient rail infrastructure. Will Japanese bullet trains make a difference?
The Commission on Human Rights has clashed with President Rodrigo Duterte over his bloody war on drugs. Lawmakers supported the move to reduce the Commission's budget to virtually zero.
Mid-December 2016 saw the first collective deportation of 34 rejected Afghan asylum seekers from Germany to Kabul – the first of many. Germany halted the flights in late May 2017, but has now restarted them.
A large number of Indonesians want Shariah to be implemented in their country and support women donning the hijab, says a new survey. It comes amid fears that Islamist groups are gaining more traction and visibility.
During a visit to South Korea, ex-German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder called for Japan to formally apologize for forcing 200,000 Korean women to serve as "comfort women" sex slaves during World War II.
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