In Afghanistan women's names are not used in public. Men mostly refer to women as "mother of X" or "daughter of X". But women in Afghanistan are now fighting for their names and against this tradition with the hashtag #whereismyname.
Tiger bones and rhino horns may have a role in traditional Chinese medicine, but critics say that trendy health products with no medical value made from endangered animals are only a status symbol for the wealthy.
Hambach Forest is sacred ground. It must be left standing as a monument to our folly — and our ability to shift course and do the right thing, says author and environmental activist Bill McKibben.
Brazilian presidential candidate Fernando Haddad has accused far-right rival Jair Bolsonaro of online dirty tricks using WhatsApp. Bolsonaro and team are savvy social media users, but they've also faced legal battles.
Security has been stepped up as polling begins in Afghanistan's parliamentary election. Germany's special envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan tells DW he's still optimistic about the country's future.
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