Rio is getting it's dancing shoes ready for Rio is getting it's dancing shoes ready for this year's Carnival. But after years of economic crisis, revelers are pinching their pennies and putting the squeeze on local businesses.
President Robert Mugabe has made an appearance at a graduation ceremony in the capital despite his house arrest. But a powerful war veterans group is calling for his ouster and for protests against the longtime leader.
We must wean ourselves off unsustainable economic growth if we are to cut greenhouse gas emissions and avoid catastrophic climate change, say some economists. But what are the alternatives to growth?
Over a year after being ousted as Brazil's president by the legislature, Dilma Rousseff seeks reconciliation — not retribution. "We cannot promote revenge in the upcoming election," she told DW recently in Berlin.
Climate finance is among the most contentious issues at COP23. Richer countries have agreed to help the poor survive global warming and develop greener economies. But how does that work — and are they paying up?
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