Trigeminal neuralgia is a form of pain in the face. The attacks often last only seconds, but can appear all day at rapid intervals.
Scorpions have a bad reputation. Namibian scorpion researcher Martin Handjaba says it's unjustified. He tells DW about their painful stings, why they glow under UV light and why we shouldn't kill them.
According to survivors, prisons run by the extremist group "Islamic State" are unbearable. Detainees stand blindfolded and handcuffed without food or water for days and weeks, only allowed to move when it's time to pray.
She combed her hair until her head bled, lay down on ice blocks and ran into cement pillars. Marina Abramovic's art is about the moment, but the images they produce have endured for decades.
Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a widespread practice in the developing world. Which Arab countries are affected, and what are the religious and social connotations associated with the phenomenon?
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