The UN has called for action after an increase in people fleeing conflict and persecution despite the COVID pandemic. The number of displaced people has doubled in the last decade.
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Thousands of people each month still request a look at the files that the former GDR's feared secret police, the Stasi, had kept on them.
The Stasi, the intelligence service in communist East Germany, spied on Silke Orphal and Ilona Seeber for years, but it wasn't until the two women went through their files that they realized how pervasive the surveillance had been.
Hong Kong police have charged two executives at the tabloid for publishing articles that allegedly "endangered" national security. It is one of the first times the sweeping security law has targeted a media outlet.
Though Kaunda was respected by leaders worldwide, Zambians lived under corruption, poverty and a one-party regime.
The German biotech company has had a dream run since its market debut in August as investors bet on its mRNA platform. But the firm's fortunes seem to be turning after its COVID-19 vaccine showed disappointing efficacy.
Europe is gearing up for summer holidays after a winter in lockdown. But, is it too early to be lifting restrictions?
As EU nations ease pandemic-related restrictions amid a decline in new infections, the WHO has stressed that the continent is "not out of the woods" yet and warned of the spread of the more transmissible delta variant.
The rate of coronavirus cases is rising in many parts of Africa, where governments face alarming shortages of funds and vaccines. German Development Minister Gerd Müller is getting a closer look.
The good summer weather and strong vaccination numbers can obscure the dangers that the coronavirus still poses. Public health officials in Germany want to avoid a repeat of the false sense of security in summer 2020.
Armed attackers have abducted at least 80 pupils and five teachers from a school in the state of Kebbi. Security forces are searching for the kidnapped students and staff.
Dozens of women have filed a lawsuit in California accusing the adult video giant of promoting sexual abuse. In March, more than a hundred women had raised a criminal complaint against the owner of the parent company.
The North Korean leader didn't rule out the possibility of entering into dialogue with Washington but said his country should be more prepared to have an adversarial relationship with the Joe Biden administration.
The holiday, which will take place annually on June 19, has been signed into law in order to remember the emancipation of enslaved Black Americans.
In a country where nearly one in four people identify as a minority, Trudeau took to Twitter to announce the "historic nomination." In its 146-year existence, Canada's Supreme Court has only ever had white justices.
The 23-year-old tennis champion is skipping the Grand Slam event to spend time with her family and friends. Fans have praised her for advocating for mental health at work.
Government crackdowns on increasingly violent protests and a blanket Twitter ban suggest weakness at the top, while citizens face rising terrorism and kidnappings. Conflict Zone meets Abuja's ambassador to Germany.
Since the start of NATO's troop withdrawal from Afghanistan, the Islamist group has captured at least 27 districts.
Analysts warn that such a visit could appear to legitimize the North Korean regime on the global stage.
Islamic hard-liner Ebrahim Raisi is viewed as the favorite to win the presidential election. But given the nation's dire economic straits, he is expected to continue Tehran's current approach to foreign policy.
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Denzel Dumfries was involved in both goals as the Netherlands beat Austria to reach the last 16.
Denmark produced a rousing performance five days after Christian Eriksen's cardiac arrest, but Belgium had too much.
After Benjamin Pavard's head injury in France's recent win, questions are being asked about UEFA's concussion protocols.
The tiny house movement is popular among people looking to live in a more eco-friendly way.
Formerly used by the Dutch royals, the 122-year-old coach was criticized for featuring racist, colonialist imagery.
The European Space Agency's Thomas Reiter says China is now "definitely a space-faring nation."
Women in Turkey are demanding more protection from male violence — urging Ankara to rejoin the Istanbul Convention.
Each year, the winner of the prestigious Ingeborg Bachmann Prize is chosen among authors reading a 25-minute text on TV.
With jobs scarce due to COVID some Mozambicans have turned to illegal gold mines. Organic farming offers an alternative.
The invasion of king crabs in Norway is a boon for fishermen but also threatens the balance of the coastal ecosystem.
Some of the world's poorest countries and communities are also some of the most jab-wary.
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