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Work continues to recover bodies from Germanwings crash site

ImageRescue workers have been gathering wreckage and recovering bodies trapped in the debris of the A320 that crashed last week. A road was being created for workers to transport aircraft parts.

Arab World

Amid peace march, Tunisia announces suspected Bardo attack leader killed

As tens of thousands of Tunisians marched against extremism, authorities said the leader of a group suspected of carrying out the attack on tourists at the Bardo Museum had been killed in an anti-terrorist operation.


Sarkozy and Le Pen expected to make gains as polls close in France

Polls have closed across France in local elections. Eyeing 2017 national elections, ex-President Sarkozy is hoping his conservatives can take slowly regain power as the ruling-Socialists' popularity wanes.


Tehran 'conditionally willing to accept new nuclear constraints'

Sources familiar with talks on Iran's nuclear program say Tehran may accept sharper curbs on it if they are of shorter duration. Israel has meanwhile again slammed the proposed deal.

Arab World

Arab League summit wraps up with plan for pan-Arab force

Arab leaders have agreed to try to form a joint military force to tackle regional crises. Saudi Arabia is already leading a coalition of Arab countries that have been conducting airstrikes against rebels in Yemen.


Leading German figures urge media restraint on Alps plane crash

Calls for restraint in the media coverage of the Germanwings crash this week are becoming louder. The chief executive of Airbus has described some speculation as "outrageous."


Singaporeans bid farewell to longtime leader Lee Kuan Yew

Citizens of Singapore have paid tribute to their longtime leader, Lee Kuan Yew, in a state funeral. Yew, who passed away a week ago, is widely regarded as the founding father of the Southeast Asian city state.


World landmarks plunged into darkness to mark Earth Hour

Lights illuminating some of the world's best-known landmarks in more than 7,000 cities across 172 countries were turned off for an hour on Saturday. The annual Earth Hour initiative is meant to highlight climate change.

Ebola Virus

Guinea declares 45-day Ebola 'health emergency'

In a bid to curb the spread of Ebola, Guinea's President Alpha Conde has declared a 45-day "health emergency" in five regions of the epidemic-hit nation. The chances of an Ebola-free West Africa remain uncertain.


Afghanistan: Death sentence commuted for murderer of German photographer Niedringhaus

The death sentence for the police officer who murdered German photographer Anja Niedringhaus in Afghanistan last April has been commuted. The country's highest court has ruled he serve 20 years jail instead, AP says.

Formula One

Sebastian Vettel wins first race as Ferrari driver at Malaysian Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel has won his first race in a Ferrari at the Malaysian Grand Prix on Sunday. Drivers' championship overall leader Lewis Hamilton had to settle for second, after problems with his tires.


Opinion: Nigerians give terrorism the cold shoulder

There are no results in Nigeria's presidential elections yet. But while there were technical mishaps and some violence, too, the vote is a success so far, says DW's Thomas Mösch.

EURO 2016

Germany cruise to win over Georgia in EURO 2016 qualifier

Germany defeated Georgia 2-0 in their fifth EURO 2016 qualifying game. The win in Tbilisi sees Joachim Löw's team back on track after two straight qualifying disappointments.


Australia defeat New Zealand to win Cricket World Cup

Australia has won its fifth Cricket World Cup, beating New Zealand in a dominant performance in Melbourne. Set only 184 to win, Michael Clarke's team cantered to victory with nearly 17 overs remaining.


Germanwings coverage shows that depression is still stigmatized

In a desperate attempt to make sense of the Germanwings plane crash, many people are focusing on the co-pilot's mental health. But drawing conclusions between depression and violence is misleading and simply wrong.