Mali: More than 100 killed in ethnic massacre
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Members of the Dogon tribe reportedly burned a large portion of a village belonging to Muslim Fulanis. Tensions between the two have surged since the government started battling extremists in its desert territories.
9 Feb 2021
Hundreds of refugees have trickled back to their remote village in South Darfur nearly a decade after fleeing war there. Now, they think they rushed the decision following attacks by local nomads.
15 Feb 2021
To get to or from Courcoury in the Charente-Maritime department of France it's pretty simple - if you have a boat, or a tractor. Due to heavy rains and consequent flooding, the village of 700 inhabitants is transformed into an island, forcing local officials to organise "shuttles" to help them get in and out.
6 Mar 2021
Perched on an Oman mountain top, the village of Misfat al-Abriyeen has changed its fortunes by transforming mud-brick homes into boutique hotels, drawing tourists to a region famed for hiking trails and tales of genies.
4 Mar 2021
Fulani Jukun Kona crises: Monarch appoints 30 village heads to foster peace
21 Mar 2021
On a small island surrounded by hundreds of wooden huts on stilts, in the middle of Lake Nokoue in southeast Benin, a giant painting is taking shape. French artist 'Saype' is busy transforming a playground in the floating village of Ganvie, the latest site in his "Beyond Walls" project, featuring interlaced hands.
29 May 2021
A Moscow court is due to decide whether groups supporting jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny should be declared extremist. The designation could mean long jail sentences for the activists. DW's Emily Sherwin spoke to Navalny's supporters about the pressures they now face.
27 Jun 2021
A new report on terrorist activity in the EU has highlighted the threat of online propaganda during the pandemic. The research shows Islamist and far-right extremists have posed the greatest threat.
11 Jul 2021
In the ancient Syrian village of Maalula, whose residents still speak the language of Jesus, volunteers rake stones and scrub graffiti in preparation for the return of Christian pilgrims after years of war. Nestled among towering cliffs in the mountains north of Damascus, Maalula is one of the world's oldest Christian settlements.
25 Jul 2021
Organizers confirmed at least 10 coronavirus cases linked to the Olympics, with the two infected athletes listed as non-Japanese. Meanwhile, German experts expect a fourth wave by autumn. Follow DW for the latest.
24 Jul 2021
Tokyo residents react after two athletes tested positive for Covid-19 in the Tokyo Olympic Village, raising fears of a cluster just days ahead of the opening ceremony.
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Nigeria's emergency management agency says deadly flooding since the start of the rainy season could get worse due to heavy rainfall and the opening of flood gates in neighboring Cameroon.
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Queen Elizabeth II has a place in Nigeria’s history. In 1956, the British monarch brought a chair along when she visited the west African nation, Today, it's a reminder of her in Lagos, Nigeria.
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Airports in several West and Central African countries were affected as air traffic controllers held a strike to demand improved working conditions.