Bon appetit! DC chef cooks cicada sushi after billion-bug invasion
30 May 2021 | 9:48 am
A leader in the sustainable food movement, chef Bun Lai cooks cicadas to open up conversations about food alternatives that cause less environmental destruction than traditional farming. In the Washington, DC area, billions of cicada nymphs that have been living underground since 2004 have started bursting out of the soil - a rare and remarkable invasion.
12 Jul 2022
Denunciations in Russia began soon after Vladimir Putin launched his invasion of neighboring Ukraine. DW spoke with an anthropologist, a psychologist and a historian about people's motivations for turning dissidents in.
25 Aug 2022
Six months after Russia invaded the country, the Ukrainian men's football Premier League resumed. For safety reasons, the games will take place without spectators.
2 Sep 2022
Taiwan has beefed up its training of reservists since the Ukraine war started and is raising awareness about the value of civil defense. Experts say new programs can better prepare Taiwanese for potential crises.
9 Sep 2022
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.
17 Sep 2022
The war in Ukraine has made wheat farming and export difficult. So local farmers are turning to oil-producing plants instead. The government plans to build an innovative pipeline into Poland to help them.
22 Sep 2022
When Russia invaded Ukraine in February, it deployed 160,000 troops. Vladimir Putin has now called up 300,000 after major setbacks in Ukraine, while coupling his announcement with his most overt nuclear threat to the West.
1 Oct 2022
Russia's war in Ukraine is raising concerns in Taiwan that China could carry out a similar invasion of the island. Many ordinary people are signing up for self-defense courses to ensure they are prepared.
16 Oct 2022
Joseph Wu, the current foreign affairs minister of Taiwan, was interviewed in Taipei by FRANCE 24’s Cyril Payen. In the context of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Taiwan fears a similar situation as China is determined to claim the island as part of its territory, like it did over a century ago.
2 Nov 2022
Suella Braverman has also defended London's treatment of refugees after critics blamed her for the "wretched'' conditions endured by thousands of of newly arrived migrants.
29 Nov 2022
Sporadic protests, arson attacks on enlistment offices and an open letter signed by dozens of local officials calling for Vladimir Putin's resignation: these are just some of the ways ordinary Russians are resisting the war in Ukraine.
Amid the conflict that has displaced millions, Russia is now pouring reinforcements into eastern Ukraine eying a possible new offensive.
It has been 20 years since the United States and its allies invaded Iraq in their “war on terror” amid claims that the country’s dictator, Saddam Hussein, possessed Weapons of Mass Destruction.
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We look at the profiles of some of the hostages released by Hamas over the past three days and take a look at how Israeli papers are reacting to the hostage release deal. We also see why there's little optimism ahead of this week's COP28 climate summit in Dubai. We finish with a look at this year's highly timely Booker Prize winner.
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Samuel Paty was killed by a suspected Islamist after showing cartoons of Prophet Mohammad to his class. Five teenagers are charged with identifying the teacher to his killer for payment.
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North Korea has sent troops to restore border posts that were taken town as part of an agreement to ease tensions, Seoul says.
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The protesters were blocking shipping traffic at the Port of Newcastle over the weekend, challenging the nation's dependence on fossil fuel exports.
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