Switzerland says big ‘yes’ to same-sex marriage
16 October 2021 | 4:56 pm
Nearly two-thirds of Swiss voters backed the government's plan to introduce same-sex marriage in a referendum, with campaigners calling it a historic day for gay rights in Switzerland.
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23 Sep 2020
Over a dozen teenagers in Switzerland have been hospitalized after lightning struck a soccer field during a game. The bolt hit a lamp post before spreading over the field.
20 Oct 2020
Two years after homosexuality was decriminalized in India, activists are debating if now is the time to push for legalizing same-sex marriage. The government says it is "against Indian culture."
6 Dec 2020
Swiss voters have narrowly rejected stricter ethical rules for many global firms based in the Alpine republic. A separate poll calling on banks and pension funds to stop funding arms makers was also defeated.
21 Dec 2020
One small step for David and Guido, one giant leap for Bolivia. Their legal marriage represents a milestone for same-sex marriage in the conservative Catholic country.
14 Feb 2021
Switzerland is celebrating the 50th anniversary of giving women the right to vote. But why was the country so late — and where does it stand today? DW spoke to two feminist experts in search for answers.
28 Feb 2021
The Orchestre de la Suisse Romande (OSR) is organising free one-on-one concerts in Geneva in order to preserve a link with the public despite the closure of concert halls due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
2 Mar 2021
Kim Kardashian West wants to discuss her marriage split in an interview with Oprah Winfrey, so she can "face the public and be honest" about the end of her romance with Kanye West.
20 Mar 2021
More than a dozen same-sex couples had filed lawsuits in 2019, asking the government to recognize gay marriage. The verdict is being hailed as a step towards marriage equality.
25 Apr 2021
In Ghana, many young women are forced into marriages to help their families avoid financial hardship. But the brides are often underage, the young women must often stop their education, and face abuse.
21 Apr 2021
The traditional winter man known as the "Böögg" is set on fire in the heart of the Swiss mountains, near the St Gotthard Pass.
4 May 2021
Swiss paper Le Temps warns of a "Syrian-style civil war" in Myanmar as civilians opposed to the military coup join forces with minority ethnic militia groups. We also look at calls to reinvestigate whether the coronavirus could have accidentally come from the Wuhan Institute of Virology. And Microsoft billionaire philanthropists Bill and Melinda Gates may be divorcing after 27 years, but we also look at a potential new beginning: a marriage proposal written in a field in eastern France.
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Aung Kyaw Moe, human rights adviser to Myanmar's National Unity Government, speaks with DW about the execution of four pro-democracy activists in Myanmar, as well as Rohingya rights and democratization.
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The head of the Greek intelligence service has stepped down during a scandal after a reported attempt to spy on an opposition politician. The resignation came amid swirling accusations about the use of Predator software.
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The richest man in the world has claimed in court that Twitter lied to him about key parts of the business. The Tesla CEO is facing a lawsuit to force him to go through with his purchase of the social media company.
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China's military drills in the waters around Taiwan are prompting regional powers such as Japan to rethink defense strategies. Could East Asia be on the brink of an arms race?
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Lauterbach is self-isolating at home while continuing to conduct official duties. Germany is likely to reintroduce measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus in winter.
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