Oscars slap: Will Smith faces backlash online
28 March 2022 | 2:39 pm
The Oscar winner's slapping of Chris Rock at the Academy Awards has triggered heated debate on social media. Almost everyone agrees, however, that violence is no answer to a poor joke.
March 9, 2023
March 20, 2023
April 15, 2023
April 21, 2023
A year after he was slapped on stage at the Academy Awards, Chris Rock addressed the infamous Oscars moment in a comedy special streamed live around the world.
Thousands of nationalists in Belgrade protested against a Western-backed deal for the normalization of ties between Serbia and Kosovo, which they see as recognition of Kosovo's sovereignty and therefore "unacceptable."
The French pension reform has sparked angry demonstrations across France, with many videos of chaos in Paris circulating online. However, as credible as they could seem, some of these videos have been taken out of context, as Emerald Maxwell explains.
The French government's decision to force through its pension reform has sparked angry demonstrations across the country, with many videos of chaos in Paris circulating online. However, as credible as they may seem, some of these videos have been taken out of context, as Emerald Maxwell explains.
Children are banned from consuming alcohol and cigarettes, and supposedly porn as well. But psychologists in Germany say explicit content, widely accessible online, is causing major harm to impressionable young people.
As intense battles rage between Sudan's rival generals, Khartoum residents trapped inside their homes for days have banded together on social media, offering aid and support. Medics have joined the bid, too.
As online violence targeting women continues to rise, artificial intelligence is set to take trolling to a whole new level. So will the European Union's new Digital Services Act make tech platforms a safe place for women? Annette Young talks to Asha Allen from the Centre for Democracy and Technology.
A weekly news show produced with photos, videos and personal accounts from France 24 Observers around the world - all checked by our staff here in Paris.
Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Friday.
As football clubs form their teams for next season, more and more of them are turning to a digital marketplace to see which players they could sign on. Charles Pellegrin talks to Frederik Broholt, commercial vice president of TransferRoom. Also, we take a look at the historic deal that reduces Ecuador’s debt burden and guarantees better protection of the Galapagos ecosystem.
A couple in Nigeria has found fame entertaining thousands by sharing their domestic bliss online. Nkubi and Nkiru feel like they're made for each other, and their romance is breaking down barriers. DW’s Amaka Okoye went to meet them.
"There are clear vulnerabilities in the way social media platforms are designed and governed at present which allows such content to rise to the surface," said Jennie King, head of climate research & policy at the Institute of Strategic Dialogue (ISD), a global think tank researching extremism and disinformation.
4 hours ago
Former US President Donald Trump voluntarily appeared at a New York court to face fraud charges that could cost him control of his family empire. He called his financial statements "phenomenal" and the case a "scam."
8 hours ago
The South Asian country, where dengue is endemic, is suffering the worst outbreak of the disease in its history.
9 hours ago
The German Greens have been abused on the campaign trail in Bavaria and have had to defend unpopular federal policies. And yet they believe they're on course for a relatively healthy election result.
9 hours ago
Many people in the world are forced to flee their country due to war and persecution. They might try to come to Germany and apply for asylum. What can they expect once they've arrived in the country? DW has been to the village of Diemelstadt to meet some new and some not so new arrivals.
11 hours ago
Far from a pariah state after the assassination of the Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi, Saudi Arabia features ever more prominent on the world stage. How do Saudi activists keep fighting when the world is looking away?