German filmmaker Monika Borgmann, widow of slain Lebanese activist Lokman Slim, is continuing the work they began together in Lebanon.
A referendum is underway in the Central Asian country on whether to approve a new constitution that would substantially increase populist President Sadyr Zhaparov's powers.
The Robert Koch Institute for disease control says 12.7 million people have received at least one dose of the COVID vaccine. On Saturday, hundreds of protesters across Germany demanded stricter lockdown measures.
EU medical inspectors are heading to Russia to evaluate the Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine. But will their work clear up doubts surrounding the jab?
Rescuers are trying to pump water out of the flooded mine shaft while piping air to the trapped workers.
The eruption of La Soufriere, after decades of inactivity, threw massive dark clouds of ash into the air. Thousands of people had to be evacuated.
The coronavirus vaccine campaign in Gibraltar is already over and yet it hasn't even started in many other countries. What’s the reason for that — and could the situation be about to change?
A public prosecutor said Salvini's decision to block the Gregoretti ship carrying 116 migrants from Italian shores does "not amount to kidnapping."
Two men have been arrested for using monkeys to terrorize and rob people in New Delhi. The animal accomplices have been sent to a rescue center.
The United Arab Emirates said it selected two new astronauts, including a woman, from 4,000 candidates after the country reached for the moon in February.
Activists say scores of people were killed in one day in Myanmar's Bago as troops and police fired rifle grenades at anti-coup protesters. Injured demonstrators were reportedly denied medical assistance.
As Russia reinforces troops on its border with Ukraine, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan welcomed Volodymyr Zelenskyy and said he supported Ukraine's territorial integrity.
Molotov cocktails and barricades have returned to Northern Ireland. The conflict there is 4 centuries old. But Brexit is the new reason why the situation has reached the boiling point in what had been an era of peace.
Tanks rumble past, cannons thunder: Both Russia and Ukraine have reinforced military presence at their common border in the Donbass region. Both sides are accusing each other of provocation. Is escalation imminent?
French police have fined dozens of people for parties in underground luxury venues. Previously, prosecutors denied claims that French ministers were also attending such events.
Tehran says its new line of IR-9 centrifuges will be able to increase uranium enrichment to 60%.
Vaccinated people in Germany may be able to return to everyday activities, but millions of others will have to wait until the end of summer — at the soonest. A new generational conflict looms, DW's Anja Brockmann writes.
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India has yet to condemn the military coup and crackdown on protest in its neighbor Myanmar. Why has the world's biggest democracy not spoken out more forcefully against the removal of a democratically elected government? And with Phuket planning to reopen this July to vaccinated tourists, a fisherman there describes what a boon the lockdown has been for him - and for the island's nature.
Pakistan is grappling with a slow vaccine rollout and impatience with lockdown, as new infections surge in the country.
Hyasintha Ntuyeko's company provides sanitary pads for underresourced school children in Tanzania.
A potential national registry threatens the status and identity of West Bengal's wetland and border area residents.
Cape Verde entrepreneur Edmara Cunha gives the traditional rag doll a new look.
Meet Nigeria's female garage mechanics.
Thai authorities want to arrest Pavin Chachavalpongpun, a Thai academic and activist living in exile in Japan.
Activist Yerni Bolu improves the lives of disadvantaged women in one of Indonesia's poorest regions.
Swara Bhasker, a critically acclaimed Bollywood actress, talks to DW about growing authoritarian tendencies in India.
With silverfish catch levels decreasing each year, Tanzanian fishing communities are looking for solutions.
Wigs made from human hair have become more popular in Cameroon in recent years. Stores are fully stocked with wigs.
Millions of families in Indonesia continue to live without access to proper sanitation facilities.
The captivating traditional wrestling championship in Niger is an annual event.
The federal government wants to deport Myanmar refugees, but Mizoram state wants political asylum for them.
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An innovative approach to livestock farming in the La Sepultura biosphere reserve in Mexico helps protect local forests.
16-year-old Pleng Kruesopon lives in Bangkok. She’s a keen diver and dreams of one day working for the UN.
Demétrio Martins is a former drug lord who found God. Now he visits Rio de Janeiro’s slums getting gangsters to reform.
Adela Vasquez lives with her family in modest circumstances in the highlands of the state of Chiapas.
Freeing Amsterdam's canals of waste is the goal of the startup 'The Great Bubble Barrier'.
Architect Nilanjan Bhowal designs sustainable buildings inspired by traditional construction methods.
Digital, networked, sustainable: will future cities resemble South Korea's Songdo smart city?
As Alexei Navalny's health deteriorates, German lawmakers have called on the Council of Europe to look into the conditions of his imprisonment in Russia.
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