US holds Myanmar military responsible for crackdown on Rohingya Muslims
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said the US holds Myanmar's military leadership responsible for the crackdown on the Rohingya Muslim minority. Myanmar has denied allegations of ethnic cleansing and genocide.
Chinese author Ma Jian The Communist Party keeps their people well-fed but in a cage
Every five years, China's Communist Party convenes at a special congress. Can the one taking place now bring about political change? DW spoke with Chinese author and activist Ma Jian, who lives in Berlin.
A movie secretly filmed inside Pacific refugee camps
While the plight of Myanmar's Rohingya refugees makes global headlines, the predicament of detainees on Manus Island and Nauru has largely been forgotten. But two Iranians have documented their misery for the celluloid.
Diwali without firecrackers is like Christmas without Christmas trees
As India celebrates the Hindu festival of Diwali, marked by bursting firecrackers and lighting lamps, the ban on fireworks in Delhi has cast a dark shadow on traders. Some say it will take out fun from the festival.
What Chinese President Xi Jinping had to say about market reforms
In his keynote address at the opening of the Communist Party congress, Chinese President Xi Jinping has said economic and financial reforms will be accelerated. What exactly is the leadership aiming to do?