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The German anti-war drama is nominated for best picture and best international feature. DW spoke with director Edward Berger.
22 Jan
The Star féminine band is now touring Europe, with songs about women and children’s rights. Finally, we report on the sudden death of Lisa Marie Presley at the age of 54. The only child of music icon Elvis appears to have suffered from cardiac arrest.
22 Jan
Ancient Antarctica or Artificial Intelligence? A new trend in the spread of fake news is the use of AI software to generate photos or videos from scratch: our team took a closer look at claims that black-and-white snapshots from the beginning of the century proves the existence of a "lost civilization" in the Antarctic. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake with Vedika Bahl. ANTARCTICA 'FAKE NEWS' HISTORY
21 Jan
20 Nigerian and South African housemates have started streaming their shared lives and drama on pay TV channels on the continent and around the clock. But what happens to those who didn't make it into the Big Brother house?
21 Jan
Award-winning filmmaker Cécile Allegra joins us on Perspective to tell us about her new feature, "Songs of the Living". It tells the story of a group of migrants, or survivors as she prefers to call them, as they try to settle in the Aveyron region of France.
21 Jan
In the south-eastern French region of Vienne, one tomato grower has striven for years to produce the best possible flavours. Jacky Mercier has won over the most demanding of palates, including top Paris chefs like Yves Camdeborde and Iñaki Aizpitarte. They now cannot imagine doing without his traditional tomato varieties. Jacky's secrets are character, authenticity and lots of patience. We went to meet him.
20 Jan
Although Japan is the only G7 country where same-sex marriages are illegal, there have recently been some positive changes for the LGBT community. Last November, Tokyo's metropolitan government introduced partnership certificates that entitle gay couples to certain public services that were once reserved for straight couples.
20 Jan
The British monarch has asked for profits worth 1 billion pounds from his windfarms to be used to address the cost of living crisis rather than the activities of the royal family.
19 Jan
His directorial talents embrace opera, theatre, dance, visual arts and film. As he brings Wagner's "Tristan and Isolde" to the Opera Bastille in Paris, Peter Sellars tells us about the lessons the "total work of art" has to teach us about glimpsing beauty amid the madness. This latest production incorporates Bill Viola's flickering video art to echo the themes of the opera.
18 Jan
TV critic Dheepthika Laurent speaks to Eve Jackson about all the hottest shows of the month and the year so far. Among them are new Netflix show "En Place", or "Represen’t" in English, which imagines France's first black president; "The Last of Us", a post-apocalyptic zombie drama getting critical acclaim; and "Kaleidoscope", which is already one of the most talked-about shows this year.
18 Jan
Grammy Award-winning rapper Cardi B appeared at a New York City court on Tuesday after failing to complete 15 days of mandatory community service over an assault at a New York City strip club.
17 Jan
Globally recognized stars including Senegalese maestro Youssou Ndour, and Nigerian artists P-Square and Tiwa Savage are among those set to perform during the main awards ceremony at the 15,000-seat Dakar stadium.
16 Jan
On Benin's national voodoo holiday, performers dressed as guardians of the night swirled in their costumes like technicolour haystacks, delighting worshippers and tourists alike.

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France has received a request from the Burkinabe military junta to withdraw its troops from the Sahel country and will do so within a month. The success of the counterterrorism operation has been limited, experts say.
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New Delhi has banned sharing links and clips to a BBC film about Prime Minister Modi. Now universities are cracking down on students trying to screen it.
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Thousands turn out to opposition-organised protests in South Africa to express deepening frustration over the country's power crisis. Also, in a rare trial of a former president, ex-Mauritanian leader Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz appears in court on corruption charges. Finally, faced with about 15,000 tonnes of "e-waste" dumped in landfills every year, Rwanda is focusing more resources on recycling old smartphones.
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The former US president had been blocked from the social media platforms since the January 6, 2021 insurrection. Meta said it was taking measures to prevent "repeat offenders" from violating its rules.
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The Rwandan government says it had to take "defensive measures" after a Congolese combat plane violated its airspace. The Democratic Republic of Congo says the incident amounts to an "act of war."
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Russia's repeated assaults on Ukraine's energy grid has forced many cities to roll out power cuts to save energy. In the capital Kyiv, city authorities have restricted public lighting at night - with serious consequences for people out on the streets.