Marvel’s first Asian superhero premieres in LA
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'Shang-Chi' is Marvel's latest instalment in its blisteringly superhero movies. The difference here - 'Shang-Chi' is its first Asian lead.
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Canary Islands: La Palma volcano goes silent, but anger rumbles on. After lying dormant for half a century, the Cumbre Vieja volcano on La Palma, in Spain's Canary Islands, suddenly exploded in a river of fire on September 19, 2021. The eruption lasted for 85 days.
Musician David Jolicoeur, aka Trugoy the Dove, a founding member of the alternative hip-hop trio De La Soul, has died.
Former movie mogul Harvey Weinstein was sentenced Thursday to 16 years in prison for the rape of a woman in a Beverly Hills hotel room a decade ago.
In this episode of Nutmeg, Ayomide Sotubo, and Dennis Erezi reacts to the midweek action and previews the biggest game of the weekend.
German film "All Quiet on the Western Front" is nominated for Best Picture at the 2023 Academy Awards. DW met the German culture minister in Los Angeles to discuss the success of the war epic and its "gruesome relevance" because of the Ukraine war.
Disney lays off Marvel Entertainment's chairman amid cost-cutting drive. Disney has laid off Isaac ("Ike") Perlmutter, the head of Marvel Entertainment, as part of its cost-cutting plans. The company began cutting 7,000 jobs this week in an effort to reduce $5.5 billion in costs.
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The Central Asian summit is being held in China's Xian city at the same time as the rival G7 summit in Japan. The meeting in China comes as Beijing seeks to build its influence in the region.
In recent years, Asian tiger mosquitoes have taken a ride on cargo ships and planes, settling across the globe. The insects can survive cold and hot temperatures, as well as wet and dry climates. Some are harmless but others carry dangerous diseases. France is monitoring their expansion and impact on public health, a year before it hosts the Olympic Games. Our Science reporter Shirli Sitbon looks at what makes tiger mosquitoes different.
In a small village deep in central France, the same family has run the "La Promenade" restaurant for four generations. The story began in 1960, when Lucienne created a small bistro. Then Jacky, the son, took over and won the first Michelin star in 1989. Today, the grandson Fabrice watches over this mecca of French gastronomy, and now his son Clément is studying for his chef's diploma. "La Promenade" is a moving family story, whose finest pages are perhaps yet to be written.
Parts of Asia have been hit by severe heat in recent weeks. An international coalition of scientists said it was a "once-in-200-years" event that would have been “virtually impossible” without human-caused climate change. Record-shattering temperatures of up to 45°C have been seen in multiple countries including Bangladesh, Vietnam, Singapore and China. In this special edition, we take a look at how governments, and people, are trying to adapt.
Addressing the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, Russian President Vladimir Putin vowed that Russia is more united than ever. The event was Putin's first multilateral summit since a short-lived insurrection.
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Tonight we focus on the latest events in Guinea-Bissau. The army maintains order has been restored in Bissau following gun battle between army factions. Violence broke out last night after national guard soldiers freed an opposition minister and continued until Friday morning.
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France will ban smoking on beaches and public parks, the country's health minister said on Tuesday, presenting a series of measures as the government looks to prevent 75,000 tobacco-related deaths per year. The measures — part of a government plan to combat smoking — aim to create a “tobacco-free generation by 2032.”
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