Actress Jessie Buckley on punk, provocative horror flick ‘Men’
12 June 2022 | 7:12 am
Director Alex Garland’s latest film burrows into the dark heart of toxic masculinity, with female protagonist Harper leading the way. Jessie Buckley plays the leading role. She sat down with Eve Jackson to talk about using the challenging roles she is offered to rethink the societal paradigms that we're encouraged to accept.
15 Jul 2021
The fragile peace existing at the Ladipo multi-billion naira auto parts market was threatened on Tuesday, July 13 as soldiers and traders clashed. The fracas left several people injured and vehicles destroyed.
24 Jul 2021
A judge sentenced seven men to jail over their "indiscriminate" attack on pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong two years ago. This was the first conviction over the beatings that refueled protests in the city.
22 Aug 2021
Cases have been registered against 400 unidentified people after a viral video showed a woman being assaulted at Minar-e-Pakistan on the country's independence day.
8 Sep 2021
Some 1,800 plaintiffs are expected to attend the trial of 20 men accused of orchestrating and carrying out the deadly November 2015 attacks on Paris.
9 Sep 2021
Worried his appearance would detract from opportunities in China's competitive society, Xia Shurong decides to go under the surgeon's knife to reshape his nose -- joining millions of young Chinese men turning to cosmetic surgery.
26 Sep 2021
Fighters in Afghanistan's Panjshir vowed to battle the Taliban to the last man, but nearly two weeks after the hardline Islamists celebrated victory, parts of the rugged valley lie empty and abandoned. Families fled as the Taliban swept through.
27 Sep 2021
Nigerian security forces have arrested three men accused of taking part in a mass abduction on Bethel Baptist High School in July. Gunmen kidnapped 121 students who were asleep in their dorm rooms. The attack took place just outside the city of Kaduna in the north-west of the country. One hundred teens have since managed to escape or were freed, but twenty-one are still unaccounted for.
16 Oct 2021
Meet the Cape Verdean boxing champion Walter Barros who is using his love of sport to help young people stay away from violence and crime.
15 Oct 2021
On Thursday, artist Lili Bernard filed a lawsuit against the 84-year-old comedian for an alleged hotel room encounter in 1990 after she met the actor while filming The Cosby Show.
21 Nov 2021
Women have long been left to bear the responsibility of contraception. But more and more young men seem willing to share or even take on this burden. Some 37 percent of French men aged 18-30 would be prepared to use a free male contraceptive pill and 22 percent would agree to have a vasectomy, according to a recent study. Yet male contraception remains a taboo. The French medical community shares little information about existing methods, while scientific studies to broaden the spectrum of options are almost non-existent. Our team reports.
25 Nov 2021
Armed men attacked a bilingual school in south-west Cameroon, killing at least four students and one teacher and leaving several others hospitalised. Meanwhile, Tunisia's waste crisis continues to anger residents in Agareb. Our correspondents met with people living next to a toxic trash dump.
25 Nov 2021
A jury in the US state of Georgia has found three white men guilty of murder in the 2020 killing of Black jogger Ahmaud Arbery. The men had followed Arbery in a truck as he ran though a neighborhood.
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All 20 defendants were convicted for their roles in the 2015 Paris terror attacks. The main defendant was sentenced to life in prison. The highly anticipated verdict brings to an end a case that lasted over nine months.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin said there will be "some tension" with Sweden and Finland if they join NATO. The two countries were invited to join the alliance on Wednesday.
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The G7 summit is set to kick off in Germany, with Western leaders facing up to a daunting set of crises — Russia's war in Ukraine and climate change top the list. As DW's Richard Walker reports, these issues are nothing new for the group of leading economic powers.
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The alliance is expected to announce increased troop numbers in at its eastern borders, as well as more aid for Ukraine. Leaders from Asia and Oceania were also invited to address concerns about rising Chinese influence.
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Germany has agreed to return trove of looted African colonial artifacts, including over 1,000 Benin Bronzes that will be repatriated to Nigeria.
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The site, co-founded by Nobel laureate Maria Ressa, was known for covering outgoing President Rodrigo Duterte's bloody crackdown on illegal drugs. The move comes a day before Duterte is due to leave office.