Japan is marking the third anniversary of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that left thousands dead. The country has been struggling to rebuild and to clean up the radiation at the Fukushima nuclear power plant.
A shrinking population and tighter household budgets mean that operators of short-stay hotels for amorous couples need to provide new experiences and seek out a new generation of clients. Julian Ryall reports.
On November 6, 2017, Paul Biya marks three and a half decades as president of Cameroon. The authoritarian head of state is one of the longest serving leaders in the world. Cameroonians sharply differ over his legacy.
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.
A Japanese court has sentenced a 70-year-old woman to death for killing her husband and two partners and attempting to murder a fourth man. Dubbed the "Black Widow," the woman used cyanide to poison the victims.
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