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11 Sep
Just 5 km from China's coastline, the sheer scale of the threat Beijing poses to the self-ruling island can be sensed. DW reports from the region amid rising tensions and military maneuvers
10 Sep
Our film critic Lisa Nesselson tells us about some of the movies selected at the 48th edition of the Deauville American Film Festival. "Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, a Journey, a Song", directed by Daniel Geller and Dayna Goldfine, explores the life of the singer-songwriter through the prism of his most famous song. Meanwhile, another music legend, David Bowie, is the subject of a documentary based on previously unseen footage. "Moonage Daydream" is directed by Brett Morgen.
9 Sep
K41 was one of the hottest nightspots in Ukraine. The techno club in Kyiv hosted DJs from all over the world before the Russian invasion temporarily closed its doors. Now, six months later, K41 has reopened outdoors.
9 Sep
Since the beginning of the war, German and Ukrainian art historians have been meeting online to discuss the protection of cultural assets, as well as personal fates.
9 Sep
Los Angeles is a paradoxical city. It's among the first places that come to mind when one thinks of the rich and famous. But it's also home to one of the worst humanitarian crises in the United States. As many as 66,000 people there are estimated to be unhoused, including some 40,000 who live outside the shelter system. Activist Theodore Henderson, who has personally experienced houselessness in Los Angeles, joined us on Perspective to tell us more.
8 Sep
Actor and director Jesse Eisenberg speaks to Eve Jackson at the Deauville American Film Festival, where he is presenting his first film as a director. "When You Finish Saving the World" stars Oscar winner Julianne Moore and "Stranger Things" actor Finn Wolfhard and centres on a clash between a mother and her son.
8 Sep
India's Supreme Court recently ruled that same-sex couples are entitled to the same social benefits as traditional families. The breakthrough comes four years after the country decriminalised homosexuality. Yet members of the LGBT community often live in the shadows, rejected by their family or society at large.
6 Sep
This year, France is celebrating Portuguese culture. Fado music is often upheld as the essence of Lisbon, a mainstay in a rapidly changing capital city. In this special show from Portugal, Eve Jackson meets the duo reinventing the music that embodies the nation's soul. Fado Bicha are Portugal's queer anti-racist feminist musicians and they're challenging the traditional, conservative, ritualistic fado.
6 Sep
Tunisian farmers are using an old and reliable method to water their olive trees. When the soil dries out, water supplies buried in clay pots keep the roots well supplied.
5 Sep
The influential director, who now turns 80, reveals how he developed his fascination for the edges of the world in his memoirs, titled "Every man for himself and God against all."
5 Sep
In the town of Saumur in France's Loire Valley, the riders of the Cadre Noir represent excellence in the world of French equestrianism. The military-style academy trains elite riders who take part in top international competitions. Its expertise has been recognised by UNESCO, which listed it as Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2011. FRANCE 24 takes you behind the scenes of the stables.
4 Sep
Known as one of the most prolific movie industries where larger than life actors have danced their way to the bank, Bollywood is facing one of its worst phases at a time when online streaming is also giving it tough competition.

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6 mins ago
Only negotiations will bring an end to the conflict in Ethiopia's northern Tigray region, mediators and security experts agree. But the latest escalation and involvement of Eritrean troops is a setback to peace.
54 mins ago
There's been no let-up in Iran's biggest protests since 2019, which have seen unprecedented footage of public burnings of the hijab. Despite disruptions to the internet, popular unrest has flared for a sixth day across the country over the death in custody of Mahsa Amini.
1 hour ago
President Xi Jinping wants to establish the People's Republic of China as the leading world power of tomorrow. Never before has China been so successful and pursued such ambitious goals.
2 hours ago
Canada and Germany have signed a deal promising green hydrogen by 2025. A lot needs to happen in that time to realize that goal. Hydrogen has the potential to replace gas and oil in transport and industry, but it is still expensive and dirty.
2 hours ago
Earlier this month, Sweden experienced a political earthquake when the Sweden Democrats (SD), a party with neo-Nazi roots, became the country's second-largest party in parliament. For the first time, the far right was running not as an outsider, but as part of the traditional right-wing coalition.
2 hours ago
September 24th is the new viral date on TikTok, as some users believe there will be a global blackout on this date. The prediction comes from a speech given by the CDU party leader in Germany, Friedrich Merz. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.