Dutch boy genius, 9, to become world’s youngest university graduate
16 November 2019 | 6:00 am
Dutch boy genius, 9, to become the world's youngest university graduate
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On November 30, 2021, Barbados became the world's youngest republic, cutting historic ties with the British monarchy. In the 17th century, the Caribbean island state became a British colony dedicated to sugar production. Some 90 percent of its population are descended from slaves. Since independence in 1966, Barbados had long been ambivalent about its colonial heritage. But today, Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley is taking the country into a new era. Our team reports.
20 Jun 2022
Each morning in this Somali border town, 11-year-old Bashir Nur Salat plots his day's mission behind a crooked wire fence. Armed with only a friend's yellow school shirt, a borrowed book and toothy grin, he eyes his prize through the mesh: lunch. Bashir lives where three crises converge - global warming, spiraling food prices and war. He, like millions of others in Somalia, are in the crosshairs of what some aid workers are calling the "The Three Cs": climate change, costs and conflict.
22 Jun 2022
In Somalia's border town Dollow, 11-year-old Bashir Nur Salat sneaks into a school in the hopes of getting lunch. It's one example of the struggle to find food amid the country's worst drought in four decades.
17 Jul 2022
The German government Wednesday handed three works of art stolen during the Nazi occupation of France back to descendants of their original owner, the collector and Jewish lawyer Armand Dorville.
7 Aug 2022
Archie Battersbee, 12, was taken off life support after courts concurred with doctors who deemed him to be "brain-stem dead." He had been in a coma since early April.
25 Aug 2022
After a five-month, around-the-world odyssey, 17-year-old Mack Rutherford landed in Bulgaria. In doing so, he enters the record books as the youngest pilot to chart a course around the globe.
31 Aug 2022
DW correspondent Jan-Philipp Scholz traveled to the Ukrainian town of Chaplyne and attended the funeral of one of the boys who died in the attack.
13 Nov 2022
Film critic Lisa Nesselson tells us why Tarek Saleh's "Boy from Heaven" had her gripped. The movie follows a young student caught up in the collusion of religion and politics in contemporary Cairo. We also look at the touching and tragic study of friendship in Lukas Dhont's award-winning feature "Close". Plus we discuss the comedic potential of the queer romance "Bros" as it arrives in American cinemas.
Newport News police say the shooting was "not accidental" and are trying to determine how the child accessed the weapon. The boy has been taken into custody as police continue to investigate.
The star-studded town of Montecito was also ordered to evacuate. This storm marks the fifth anniversary of a deadly mudslide that killed 23.
Teddy Hobbs got into Mensa, an international organization for high-IQ individuals, when he was three. He taught himself how to read when he was two years old.
A boy from Syria who told rescue workers after a devastating earthquake in February that he wanted to meet Cristiano Ronaldo came face to face with his idol after being invited to watch his club Al Nassr play in Saudi Arabia.
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Presidential elections in Egypt will take place from December 10 to 12. President Abdel Fattah al Sisi is running for a third term which outcome is predictable, even more now that the election campaign has been overshadowed by the Gaza war. But also because no serious other candidate is facing him, as lamented by human rights defenders.
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As emerging technologies like artificial intelligence transform industries, Europe's largest economy is eager to catch up with the US and China. Will it succeed?
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As world leaders meet at the UN climate summit in Dubai, a new report shows that carbon emissions are set to hit a record high, with the potential to make climate change worse and fuel more destructive, extreme weather.
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In 1995, Bosnian Serb forces killed more than 8,000 mostly Muslim men and boys in Srebrenica. Men who were directly or indirectly involved in the massacre hold key positions in Serbia's political and economic spheres.
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