Rescuers believe it is the largest number of stranding-related deaths ever recorded in Australia. Around 30 whales beached off the west coast of Tasmania are thought to still be alive.
Only a handful of EU member states are ready to accept asylum-seekers. Now, the European Commission is trying to reform the bloc's asylum rules, but few of its proposals seem to break new ground.
Anwar Ibrahim says he has a parliamentary majority to form a new government. His claim comes less than seven months after the collapse of the previous administration of Mahathir Mohamad.
An international operation by US and European police agencies has led to the arrests of more than 170 suspected online criminals. Law enforcement says the "golden age" of anonymous internet crime is over.
From Egypt to Saudi Arabia, Arab leaders have gained a boost in US support since Donald Trump took the reins of the White House. For experts, "another term for Trump means another victory for autocratic leaders."
The US death toll from the coronavirus pandemic has surpassed 200,000. It took the world's richest country just seven months to reach the grim milestone.
The Palestinian Authority has stepped down from a key Arab League role over the bloc's failure to condemn Bahrain and the UAE's normalization of ties with Israel. Its foreign minister called any such deal dishonorable.
Mali's new interim president will have 18 months to restore civilian rule. During the transition, he will have another colonel who played a key role in the August coup by his side.
Germany has told Britain that its threat to break international law when it leaves the Customs Union next year is unacceptable. Europe Minister Michael Roth said time was running out.
Coronavirus victims in Nepal say they have been a target of harassment in public and on social media. Rights organizations say the government has not done enough to create public awareness about the disease.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has urged Britons to act after announcing tighter restrictions amid a surge in infections. Meanwhile, the Philippines extended its 'state of calamity' by one year. DW rounds up the latest.
The men set the building on fire over a non-payment of extortion money, the court said. The 2012 blaze killed over 260 workers, who could not escape because the doors were locked.
Environmentalists have held protests outside a court that is deciding on a tunnel link between a German island and a Danish one. They say politicians have been hoodwinked and that the project is flawed on many levels.
COVID-19 travel bans have decimated Thailand's vital tourism industry. Near Mae Rim, a Kayan community famous for women with long necks waits for foreigners to return.
Mali's military junta appoints a former colonel as interim president. A new video conferencing app in Cameroon is helping doctors reach patients who can't travel in the coronavirus pandemic. Police in DR Congo have stepped up night roadblocks in Kinshasa because of a rise in kidnappings in the city.
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Europeans should be appalled by the inhuman living conditions that refugees and asylum-seekers endure in Greek camps. We must finally uphold the principle of human rights, says Dimitra Kyranoudi.
77 percent of Africans are younger than 35. Those 77 percent can shape the continent’s future.
Since COVID-19 began, Nollywood has lost millions. Artists and filmmakers are struggling to survive.
Why Indian farmers and politicians are fired up about the Modi government's controversial new farm laws. North Korea gives its propaganda machine a modern makeover. And the airline trying to beat its pandemic blues with in-flight meals on the ground.
Noora Ehsaas' style of poetry and confidence have won over many fans in the male-dominated society.
A psychologist is providing counseling to children in Jombang Prison to help them overcome their anger and despair.
The school is facing a double challenge: confront social stigma around transgenders and protect them from the virus.
A young group of Pakistani artists have launched an initiative to help the victims of last week's floods in Karachi.
Christal decided to move back to Ghana from Canada to contribute her skills to improving conditions for fellow Ghanians.
Tracy never felt African. But when she traveled to Ghana, she discovered a huge business potential for doing business.
Ethiopia's Tigray region held elections on Wednesday, defying the federal government's decision to postpone all polls.
NGOs are trying to help local communities cope with the situation, with an emphasis on using natural materials.
In an interview with DW, FM Joseph Wu says that Taiwanese people have the same rights as citizens from other countries.
In an interview with DW, Joseph Wu warned that military conflict between Taiwan and China is in no one's interest.
Sorya Lippert tells DW about her journey across countries, and how her heart will always remain in Pakistan.
An event organizer in Yogyakarta has come up with the concept of "virtual weddings" to help couples looking to wed.
After seeing scores of people go without food, Farhan decided to turn his cafe into a "people's kitchen."
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The small Finnish community of Ii has reduced its CO2 emissions by 80 percent.
The Social Innovation Academy, SINA, helps young people realize their vocational dreams.
A US company has developed a liquid which can extend the shelf-life of fruit and vegetables.
Photographer Andy Spyra’s powerful images reveal the impact of climate change on the Sahel.
We join a street vendor in the Kenyan capital as she rustles up chapatis for her hungry customers.
The coronavirus is threatening the livelihoods of many artists in Brazil.
Oaxaca’s self-sufficient indigenous farmers ride out the coronavirus storm in seclusion.
Adi Reza Nughoro and his startup Mycotech make leather from mushrooms.
Switzerland allows livestock to be slaughtered directly in the fields to minimize animal suffering.
The descendants of Indian Tamil tea plantation workers remain stuck at the bottom of Sri Lankan society. Many of them continue to work under harsh conditions for a meager daily wage.
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