Student protesters in Hong Kong have warned that they will storm government buildings if the leader of the semi-autonomous territory refuses to resign. China continues to reject a compromise over the elections.
The Indian PM's visit to the US ended with both Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama vowing to set a new agenda between the nations. Analyst Rajiv Biswas talks to DW about how the trip has boosted bilateral ties.
The first in a series of counterterrorism laws which will extend intelligence powers have been passed by the Australian parliament. Critics are concerned that the new laws will affect freedom of the press.
While most South Koreans say they want a reunited Korea, there are growing concerns about the cost. But German Ambassador Rolf Mafael tells DW many overlook not only the political, but the long-term economic advantages.
At a ceremony marking the 65th anniversary of the founding of Communist China, Hong Kong's chief executive has said recent election reforms are better than the old voting system. Protesters in Hong Kong aren't convinced.