Canadian PM: 'Attacks will not intimidate us'
Prime Minister Stephen Harper has cited terrorism as the motive for an attack that left a soldier dead and saw shots fired inside Canada's parliament. Authorities have named the gunman, but the investigation is ongoing.
German economy minister stands up to US on stimulus
On his first visit to the United States, Sigmar Gabriel has rejected a suggestion that Germany shoulder the weight of a European growth spurt. Soon, the vice chancellor will also have talks on an EU-US trade agreement.
Mexican prosecutor issues warrant for Iguala mayor and wife
Mexican officials have ordered the arrest of a town mayor, his wife and a local police chief. The prosecutor claims the three were the masterminds behind an attack that left six students dead - with dozens more missing.
Merkel, Kerry reaffirm proximity on bilateral relations
Meeting in Berlin, Chancellor Merkel and John Kerry lauded the US-German alliance. But, 25 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, they also acknowledged the threat to peace posed by the ongoing Ukraine crisis.
Blackwater guards found guilty of 2007 Baghdad massacre
A US jury has found Blackwater guards guilty in the 2007 shootings of 31 Iraqis, which left at least 14 dead. The massacre caused an international uproar over the role of private defense contractors in urban warfare.
Doubts arise over HRW cluster bomb report in Ukraine
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has accused the Ukrainian military of using cluster bombs in the Donbass region. Kyiv denies the allegations and international observers question the report.
Leaving the West behind: Why women are being enticed by jihadist life
An increasing number of young western women are joining the "Islamic State." According to analysts, girls are being drawn in by a mix of political idealism, desire for adventure, and a need for protest.
US citizen returns home after detainment in North Korea
Jeffrey Fowle has arrived back home after six months of detention on North Korea. He had been arrested in the spring for allegedly leaving a copy of the Bible in a guesthouse in Chongjing.
Beijing develops ebola drug
The first effective Ebola medication could come from China. It is meant to heal, but it may also take the wind out of the sails of the African critics of China's foreign policy, says DW columnist Frank Sieren.
Swiss retailer apologizes for Hitler coffee cream
The Swiss retailer Migros has apologized after one of its companies sold coffee creamer capsules showing Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini. The company's dairy subsidiary had produced the creamers.