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Islamic fundamentalists have stepped up attacks on secular Bangladeshi bloggers and campaigners in the past few months, with the latest being the murder of an LGBT activist. DW presents some facts about the killings.
We need bees for our own survival, but bee populations all over the world are dying out. Two Berliners came up with a project to protect bees within the city by installing hives in public landmarks.
With Thursday's launch of a Soyuz rocket, Russia's new Vostochny spaceport is now officially in business. Did you know that there are more than 20 spaceports around the world? DW has the facts.
Everyone knows diabetes. Those who suffer from it have to inject themselves with insulin every day and have strict dietary restrictions - right? Not quite. Time to clear up some prejudices with DW's fact check.
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