A community mourns as Krefeld Zoo reopens after New Year's fire
The Krefeld Zoo has reopened after a fire on New Year's Eve decimated its primate exhibit. Visitors mourned the community's loss but cherished the international support it has received.
Apes and monkeys die as fire rips through German zoo
A zoo in the German city of Krefeld said "our worst fears have become reality" after a fire destroyed a primate sanctuary. Police said a drifting New Year sky lantern was be to blame for the tragedy.
Berlin Christmas tree rental service aims to cut waste
Every year, about 25 million Christmas trees are used to decorate German homes. Since 2018, a Berlin landscape gardener has been making trees available for rent, in order to avoid them being discarded after New Year's Eve.
Chinese exports fall amid weak demand, US tariffs
While the effects of Chinese New Year in early February played a part, the figures were a surprise for market analysts. They come amid a global slowdown and ongoing dispute with the US over trade tariffs.
Global trade 2019: Fasten your seat belts!
Trade conflicts have put a stamp on 2018. There was no lack of threats voiced and punitive tariffs implemented. Is there any hope that the New Year will bring some improvement? DW's Andreas Becker looks for answers.
Sydney welcomes in 2018 with annual fireworks spectacle
Sydney hosts its annual fireworks spectacle to welcome in the New Year.
Islamic State claims Istanbul nightclub massacre
Islamic State claimed responsibility for the killing of 39 people celebrating the New Year inside a fabled Istanbul nightclub, an act of terrorism that has become grimly familiar in Turkey as it fails to keep the violence in Syria from spilling into its cities.
Islamic State claims Istanbul attack, gunman remains at large
Islamic State claimed responsibility on Monday (January 2) for a New Year's Day mass shooting in a packed Istanbul nightclub that killed 39 people, an attack carried out by a lone gunman who remains at large.
An estimated 2 million revelers fill Times Square to welcome 2017
Confetti rains down on a crowd estimated at 2 million as New York's Times Square welcomes in 2017.