‘Time is not on our side’ — Island states urge climate action
25 May 2023 | 4:45 pm
Tuvalu, a small island state in the Pacific, is facing disaster due to rising sea levels. The island nation's special envoy told DW there could be "total inundation" of the island within the century.
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In the past, Germany's biennial Protestant Church Assembly has been dominated by debates about disarmament. But this year, the discussions revolve around weapons for Ukraine.
The Saudi and Iranian foreign ministers discussed regional security during their meeting in Tehran. The two long-term rivals restored diplomatic ties in March, following Beijing-brokered negotiations.
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As the US tries to halt the slide in relations with China, Beijing’s determination to "reunify" Taiwan with the mainland is still the sticking point. Taiwan's foreign minister, Joseph Wu, talks to DW's Tim Sebastian from Taipei.
President Yoon Suk Yeol called for a complete overhaul of the country's approach to extreme weather caused by climate change, as rescue workers continued to search for survivors in the Cheongju underpass.
China producer prices suggest deflationary price pressures seen in upstream sectors, Grow Investment Group's chief economist Hong Hao said. Nominal GDP growth is lower than real GDP growth in Q2, Pinpoint Asset Management's chief economist Zhang Zhiwei said.
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The UN says it has begun an operation to pump 1 million barrels of oil from a rusting supertanker off Yemen's coast, hoping to avoid an environmental disaster that could devastate local ecosystems and major ports.
From infrastructure to security, transport to ticketing, Paris still has a series of challenges ahead before it hosts the world's biggest sporting event from July 26, 2024. One year before the Games begin, FRANCE 24 sat down with Tony Estanguet, head of the Paris 2024 Olympics and Paralympics Organising Committee, who also discussed the importance of the highly awaited opening ceremony on the River Seine.
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The biggest increase is among men, but women are still very much in the majority in this sector. They have though seen their number of working hours go up.
The visit is considered a major reset in the sometimes tense relations between Ukraine and Germany. After talks with Chancellor Olaf Scholz in Berlin, Zelenskyy travelled to the town of Aachen where he received a prestigious award on behalf of the Ukrainian people.
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At COP28 in Dubai, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz called for a phase out of fossil fuels, the US announced $3 billion in new climate funding and France pushed for nuclear energy as a way to reduce emissions.
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South Korea has been ramping up its surveillance capabilities in order to gain a strategic edge over North Korea. The move comes after North Korea launched a satellite of its own in violation of UN resolutions.
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Early drafts of the COP28 agreement refer to the "phasedown/out" of fossil fuels, which are responsible for most climate emissions. The final wording will likely be disputed. What's the difference — and does it matter?
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Britain and Rwanda have inked a new treaty aimed at rescuing failed plans for the UK to deport asylum-seekers. A top court ruling had blocked the policy, saying it violated human rights laws enshrined in UK legislation.
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After the military burned down their village, one community describe their efforts to survive in a diplaced person's camp on the fringes of the jungle in the Sagaing region.
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Junta-led Mali, Burkina Faso, and Niger have ditched the G5 anti-jihadist force. Experts say their intended confederation to tackle Islamist insurgents in the Sahel is bound to fail unless they mend ties with ECOWAS.
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