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Future of UK's health system could decide election

ImageThe latest polls show that the UK's National Health System (NHS) is the most important issue for half of British voters - ahead of the economy, immigration and the benefits system. Mike Power reports from London.


Live blog: Refugees' hopes - Europe's challenge

They come by the hundreds, carrying little more than hope and handful of belongings. DW looks at migrants' departure, journey and destination as part of a week-long investigation into Europe's refugee crisis.


Two Swedish nationals released by Nusra Front

Two Swedes being held by the al Qaeda-affiliated Nusra Front have been released. The Nusra Front was once considered the most powerful insurgent group in Syria, but has since been eclipsed by the "Islamic State."

South Asia

'Religious fundamentalists killed my husband'

Although the Bangladeshi authorities have yet to establish the motive behind the murder of blogger Avijit Roy, his wife claims religious fundamentalists killed her husband because of his writings.


Ghanaians move on after shattered migrant dreams

The European Union wants to boost Mediterranean sea patrols to try and prevent further loss of life among migrants desperate to reach Europe. In Ghana, a group of ex-migrants has a simple message. Stay at home.


MH17: German government failed to warn airlines

The day MH17 was shot down, German passenger planes were still flying over Eastern Ukraine. There is evidence the Berlin government failed to pass on warnings of dramatic security threats to airlines.

United States

Mourners remember Freddie Gray in Baltimore as protests continue

In Baltimore, mourners have gathered to remember a 25-year-old black man who died last week in police custody. Freddie Gray’s death has brought thousands to the city's downtown to protest police violence.


Sudan president dominates boycotted election

Omar al-Bashir, longtime president of Sudan wanted for war crimes, has won over 94 percent of the vote in the recent election, according to the electoral commission. The mainstream opposition boycotted the ballot.