Chinese economy rebounds in 2021, but slowing growth fuels concerns
17 January 2022 | 12:33 pm
China's economy grew by 8.1 percent last year, but the expansion slowed towards the end of 2021. FRANCE 24's Cole Stangler takes a closer look at the factors holding up growth, from sluggish retail sales to the high cost of Covid-19 lockdowns.
10 Dec 2018
Carbon dioxide emissions are a major cause of global warming. But the gas also contains the carbon-rich compounds used for making plastic. In Germany, efforts are underway to reduce CO2 emissions by recycling the gas.
20 Dec 2018
As leaders like Donald Trump and Jair Bolsonaro call global warming a hoax, a new study shows the link between climate change denial and nationalism. DW spoke to its author, Martin Hultman.
25 Dec 2018
President Trump has declared victory over the so-called Islamic State and has ordered the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria, but his sharp reversal of foreign policy appears to have taken the Pentagon by surprise, triggered criticism from political friends and foes and left America's Kurdish allies all alone.
22 Dec 2018
Bloomberg's Vince Cignarella and Peggy Collins discuss Secretary of Defense James Mattis' resignation on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas."
17 Apr 2019
Nigeria is in the process of building the world's biggest oil refinery. Many locals hope it will contribute to alleviating poverty in the country.
28 Apr 2019
Microsoft Corp.’s cloud computing business fueled quarterly sales and profit that topped analysts’ estimates, boosted by several new deals with large corporate clients.
26 Apr 2019
When Poland turned the taps off on contaminated Russian oil this week, fears of price hikes were felt in Germany and Poland. But for Belarus, the issue could have deeper ramifications in its relations with Moscow.
1 May 2019
Norwegian fishermen found a beluga whale swimming through arctic waters wearing some sort of harness. Scientists linked the equipment to the Russian navy.
29 Jun 2019
Clashes between the Fulani tribe and farmers are driven by scarce resources and Nigeria's growing middle-class tastes.
14 Jul 2019
Coal and oil have long been sought-after investment targets, but that is changing. Norway is increasingly withdrawing its huge sovereign wealth fund from fossil fuels. But for finance, not climate protection.
23 Nov 2019
Fake news spread via Facebook has triggered several communal clashes resulting in deaths in Bangladesh. Bangladesh's post and telecommunication minister told DW Facebook failed to create measures to identify hate speech.
5 Dec 2019
Nigeria's border closure is having an unusual impact on the prices of poultry products, which continues to soar, Compared to other foodstuffs. TVC News findings reveal that in spite of the government's efforts to boost indigenous production, locally produced poultry products are still more expensive.
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Up until now, international members of the LGBTQ community living in the United Arab Emirates have managed to keep a low profile in a country where being queer is illegal. But is that all about to change?
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Tayor Swift has a song called 'Midnight Rain' on her forthcoming album.
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Men leave Russia to avoid being called up to fight in Ukraine. Kazakhstan and Georgia are reporting tens of thousands of arrivals. DW's Maria Katamadze travelled to a checkpoint on the border between Georgia and Russia to witness the mass crossing.
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On 21 August 2022, the Ministry of Health (MoH) of the Democratic Republic of the Congo announced that a new laboratory-confirmed case of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) had been detected in a 46-year-old woman living in the city of Beni, in the province of North Kivu.
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Kenneth Branagh plays UK leader Boris Johnson in Michael Winterbottom's six-part TV series. But despite all the backroom political drama, the result is 'oddly superficial' says Scott Roxborough.
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Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz has named his son and heir Prince Mohammed bin Salman as the kingdom's prime minister and his second son Prince Khalid as defense minister in a Cabinet reshuffle.