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A lack of truck drivers has led to delivery bottlenecks and fuel rationing across the UK. Industry associations estimate Britain needs 100,000 more drivers to meet demand.
Several people have been killed in a car bomb attack at a checkpoint close to the president's residence in Mogadishu. The ultraconservative jihadi group al-Shabab has claimed responsibility.
Another Hong Kong pro-democracy group has succumbed to pressure from Beijing, deciding to end after 32 years. The group had kept an annual vigil for those who died in the 1989 violent crackdown in Tiananmen Square.
Iceland is voting in a general election that is expected to reflect the country's fragmented political landscape. Polls suggest a record nine parties could enter parliament.
Donald Trump lost the 2020 election to Joe Biden by even more votes than initially believed, according to a review backed by Trump's allies in the Republican Party.
Hundreds gathered in London to light candles in remembrance of primary school teacher Sabina Nessa. Police believe she was killed while walking through a park.
Meng Wanzhou, Huawei's chief financial executive, has now left Canada after being detained on fraud charges for nearly three years. China released two Canadians as part of the US deal.
All migrants who had been camping under a bridge in Del Rio, Texas, are now gone, according to US authorities. Thousands were living in dire conditions as they sought asylum in the US.
In the run-up to the national elections in exactly three months, rival Libyan politicians seem to be putting a vote seen by many as a chance for peace in acute danger.
French President Emmanuel Macron has urged Lebanon's new prime minister to press ahead with reforms. In talks with Najib Mikati, Macron pledged to "mobilize the international community" to lift Lebanon out of crisis.
Firefighters have been forced to pull back and flights to the Canary Islands have been canceled as volcanic eruptions continue for a fifth day on La Palma island in Spain.
However, the Catalan independence leader must remain in Sardinia pending a decision on an extradition request from Spain. He was arrested after almost four years as a fugitive.
African leaders have urged for global solidarity in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic at this year's UN General Assembly.
Lava flowed from a volcano on the Spanish island of La Palma for a fifth day. Thousands of people have fled their homes as the lava destroys houses, schools and farms.
Where is Sudan heading after the foiled coup? DW speaks to a Sudanese analyst about the mood there. The end of an era: Angela Merkel is leaving politics after 16 years as chancellor. We look at her record on German-Africa relations. In focus: Self-governing, autonomous Somaliland. DW's East Africa correspondent meets a woman challenging gender norms at the helm of the region's coastguard.
Angela Merkel has led a policy of engagement and dialogue with China for 16 years. But now, change is in the air. We look at why and what shape these changes could take after Germany's general elections over the weekend.
Change has been the buzzword of the German election campaign. Though that may sound good on paper, DW's Rob Mudge says much of it is merely paying lip service — especially in the case of the Christian Democrats.
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Misbah Khan, a Green party candidate for the German parliament, talks to DW about her journey in German politics.
Health experts in Ghana teach mothers how to cook nutrient-rich foods for their children.
Mercy Tchawalla gives sports classes and advises overweight women in Lome. She helps women build self-esteem.
India's badminton star PV Sindhu talks to DW Asia about her journey, women's rights and her future dreams.
Male manicurists are a common sight in central Angola. The job helps pay for their studies and support their families.
A rescue center in southern Kenya is a haven for elderly people accused of witchcraft.
Access to cochlear implant surgery for Uganda's deaf and hearing impaired is limited.
The number of children collecting waste has surged in Accra. It's become worse during the pandemic.
In an interview with DW, the president of Kosovo, Vjosa Osmani, confirms her commitment to EU integration and NATO.
Some Afghan women refugees who fled to India a few years ago are worried about the safety of their relatives back home.
More than 90 percent of fishers from lake Tanganyika, lack refrigerators for storing fish stocks.
The terror attacks 20 years ago saw Pakistan play a pivotal role in US operations and policy in Afghanistan.
Many Kashmiris are taking up bicycling in the restive mountainous region, both to stay fit and to fight pollution.
Illegal mining, or "galamsey" is attracting more and more young people in eastern Ghana.
Djo Drigbé has one big vision: To see the capital of Ivory Coast clean.
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Matatu minibuses are huge in Nairobi, and they're also popular for their graffiti and music.
Online dating is a relatively new phenomenon in India. Mumbai-based artist Indu Harikumar tried her luck.
With pangolin populations dwindling in Asia, traffickers are now targeting Africa.
US farmers face a fight with investors over land – and the associated water rights.
Fishing communities in Mozambique's Beira need to relocate to make way for a conservation program.
Clarrisa Ranking and Shelle Lichti are female truckers turned social media influencers.
The organization Familial Forestry distributes seedlings to slow desert expansion in Rajasthan.
Reduced water flow in the Tigris and Euphrates is drying up the marshes in southern Iraq, destroying an ancient culture.
The German military has been deployed in Mali for almost ten years, but that hasn't made the country safer.
The US president has said the use of horses to confront Haitian refugees at the border with Mexico has been "outrageous" and has warned there will be consequences.
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