Caught in the crosshairs: French hunters after pressure after deaths of forest walkers
22 January 2023 | 10:11 am
Earlier this week, the French government announced a plan to improve hunting safety and reduce the number of sometimes fatal accidents. Opponents of hunting denounce insufficient measures and underline the lack of debate around biodiversity. France has nearly one million hunters, who say they are acting to protect the environment. But anti-hunting campaigners are not buying that argument. Our team reports.
17 Apr 2022
We hear from up-and-coming artist Matthew Eguavoen, whose work translates complex, contemporary African experiences into vibrant and challenging portraits. But first, Ethiopian researchers are hoping that a local staple known as false banana could have some real benefits for food security. Enset is little known outside of the country but is nutritious and drought resistant. Also, nine ancient Libyan artefacts have been returned home after having been looted during 21st century conflicts and smuggled out to the US.
17 Apr 2022
The past few days have delivered more reports of atrocities committed by the Russian military in Ukraine: women and girls raped, civilians locked up and shot, plus reports of chemical weapons being deployed in Mariupol. Calls continue for more to be done to stop Russian President Vladimir Putin. In the EU, leaders have condemned the Kremlin, decrying the attacks as "war crimes".
21 Apr 2022
The Catholic archdiocese in Germany is facing heavy criticism for its mishandling of sexual abuse cases. In Cologne, more and more people are quitting the Church.
28 Apr 2022
Experts are calling on the EU to take a stance on Vietnam's rights record amid new trade talks.
11 Jun 2022
Russia has confirmed the capture of the strategic town of Lyman after Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy vowed resistance in the Donbas region.
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29 Jun 2022
With the conclusion of their three-day summit, G7 leaders have agreed to develop a price cap on Russian oil and provide billions in food assistance to avert a hunger crisis caused by the war in Ukraine.
Nigeria's security forces are battling on several fronts, taking on extremist groups in the northeast, criminal gangs in the northwest and center, and separatists in the southeast. Fear among the citizenry is spreading, as DW's Flourish Chukwurah reports.
First female Japanese referee to officiate World Cup feels pressure as a pioneer.
Most of Hong Kong's free press has been dismantled, and many leading journalists have been arrested. Jacky has decided to keep reporting anyway, and now works alone. Former journalist Kris hopes to foster media literacy through a bookstore.
It is Brazil's bicentennial. Four weeks before he stands for re-election, president Jair Bolsonaro opting for a decidedly martial tone to celebrate the 200th anniversary of a South American giant that hass experienced plenty of ups and downs in the 36 years since the generals made way for a return to democracy.
Is it a turning point? After weeks of warning of a counter-offensive in the south, Ukraine has caught the Kremlin off guard with the reclaiming of vast swathes of the north, pushing the front away from the country's second city of Kharkiv. We ask what just happened, if there's more to come or if Kyiv is going to struggle to consolidate its gains.
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West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer and French President Charles de Gaulle signed the Elysee Treaty 60 years ago, marking the end of an ancient enmity. Now the friendship needs to be revived.
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Locals said convoys of Eritrean forces aligned with Ethiopia's government were pulling out. The US hailed the "ongoing withdrawal" as a key step to peace after two years of fighting.
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Top government officials from Germany and France are meeting in Paris to pay tribute to the historic treaty that has underpinned six decades of cooperation between their two countries.
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More and more real estate on Mallorca is being bought up by rich people from abroad. Now the islanders have had enough of losing out in the property price wars and are considering banning sales to foreigners.
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While wages of pro male footballers continue to rise to astronomical heights, their women counterparts are badly paid. A long battle for equal pay has leveled the playing field for national teams like the United States, New Zealand, or the Netherlands, but these victories remain relatively rare.
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Gloomy economic forecasts have cast a long shadow over this year's event in the Swiss Alps. But Georgieva said that although the IMF projects 2023 to be "a difficult year" and for growth to fall further, "we don't expect a global recession". She cited resilient labour markets and consumer spending, the post-Covid reopening of China and signs of inflation trending downwards.