A daring journalist who has spent her career reporting on drug cartels and corruption in Mexico, Anabel Hernández is the fifth person — and first woman — to receive the Deutsche Welle Freedom of Speech Award.
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The third deadliest country in the world for journalists, Mexico saw nine journalists murdered in 2018. Their deaths are a worrying sign of the state of press freedom, as is increasing aggression toward the media.
Saudi women who have fled to Germany to request asylum continue to live under threat from their families. DW spoke with four such women and human rights experts who suspect the Saudi Embassy's involvement.
Chanel's leading designer for 30 years, Karl Lagerfeld was a brand in his own right with an unmistakable look and outrageous comments. The German-born designer has died at the age of 85.
DW spoke with Catholic nun Sister Anupama about how the church has stonewalled their attempts at getting justice.
Ahead of a rally against anti-Semitism at the Place de la Republique, French President Emmanuel Macron visited a Jewish cemetery which had been vandalized overnight. Anti-Semitic incidents are on the rise across France.
US Senator Bernie Sanders has said he will run for president again in the 2020 election. Sanders, a self-declared democratic socialist, has a large following, particularly among the young.
A regional appeals court has dismissed a compensation claim by a VW owner represented by legal services group MyRight.
From diesel fraudster to pioneer of sustainable mobility: that's how auto giant Volkswagen wants to transform itself.
EU member states have struck a deal to curb carbon pollution from trucks over the next decade. The bloc already has limits in place for cars, but the new pact is a first for heavy utility vehicles.
Swiss rescue teams are working to save "several people buried" under an avalanche on a busy ski track. It is rare for an avalanche to engulf a designated piste.
Semenya is challenging proposed rules to force some female sprinters to reduce their testosterone levels. She says the International Association of Athletics Federations is trying to "police the sex of female athletes."
The US speaker of the house has stood strong against Donald Trump at home. As part of a cross-party delegation in Europe, she outlined a markedly different view of America's commitment to the trans-Atlantic alliance.
Jens Spahn has hindered the provision of lethal drugs to the incurably ill despite a ruling allowing it, a report says. Critics say that verdict could, however, conflict with the German constitution.
A grandfather had written into his will that two grandchildren must visit him regularly in order to receive an inheritance. However, a regional court found setting such conditions was "immoral."
Horrific sanitary conditions, lack of food, and police beatings: just some of the conditions migrants in Greek camps are subjected to, according to a new report. The situation for children is particularly precarious.
A car parked at the main train station in Dresden raised the suspicions of local police — and one attentive sniffer dog was right on the scent.
All the updates from Liverpool's Champions League game against Bayern Munich.
Last time Klopp faced Bayern in the Champions League, the German lost in the final. Now he welcomes them as favorite.
Ahead of Tuesday's big game, DW takes a look at the on-pitch battles that will define this last-16 clash.
Mexico can be deadly for working journalists but all Mexicans live with the same insecurity, says Uta Thofern.
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The string of scandals around the globe involving priests abusing children has shaken the Catholic Church to its core.
In an interview with DW, Singapore's defense minister dismissed concerns over a major confrontation emerging in the SCS.
After garnering praise for hosting last year's Asian Games, Indonesia has decided to throw its hat into the Olympic ring. If chosen, it could face competition from India and a joint bid by North and South Korea.
The Financial Times has accused Wirecard's Singapore office of forgery, falsification of accounts and money laundering.
Nigerians have expressed their frustration, but many are still optimistic their voices will be heard.
Durban is becoming popular for tourists again, but do locals benefit? Sertan Sanderson reports from Durban.
Francois Ozon's award-winning film, "By the Grace of God," puts an ongoing sexual abuse trial in the spotlight.
The people of Oaxaca earn a living making pulque, but the traditional drink is at risk. Ecotourism may help save it.
It's been a long journey for Jürgen Klopp - from a second-division player to Liverpool manager. He failed at the final hurdle in the Champions League last season, now he faces Bayern Munich in the round of 16.
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