Toyota halts operations at all of its Japan factories
29 August 2023 | 7:23 am
Toyota said it was suspending operations at 14 manufacturing plants in Japan due to a system malfunction. The company was investigating the issue, and did not suspect cyberattack.
13 Apr 2022
23 Oct 2021
Rescue operations are underway during floods in northern India's Uttarakhand, where officials say 46 have died and 11 are missing. IMAGES
27 Mar 2022
The French automaker said it was suspending its industrial activities in Moscow because of the war in Ukraine. The move came after criticism from Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.
13 Apr 2022
The EU will wind down some operations due to continued cooperation between Russian mercenaries and Mali's junta. But the EU says it remains committed to the region.
30 May 2022
The German car giant has claimed its presence in Xinjiang has a positive impact despite reports of ongoing human rights abuses. VW is also facing accusations of using slave labor in Brazil under the former dictatorship.
5 Jun 2022
The Mekong is one of the largest rivers in the world, beginning in China and flowing through Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia. Nearly 70 million people in Asia are dependent on its waters for fishing or to irrigate their rice fields. But this watery giant is threatened due to the dredging of its sand, which is wreaking havoc on the ecosystem. Our colleagues from France 2 report, with FRANCE 24's Camille Nedelec and James Mulholland.
4 Jul 2022
On February 24, the first day of Russia's war in Ukraine, Moscow's troops took over Chernobyl, the scene of the world's worst ever nuclear accident. Following a 35-day occupation, Ukraine regained control of the defunct plant but workers have had a hard time returning it to regular functioning. Employees were forced to rebuild IT systems from scratch after specialist equipment and software was ransacked by Russian soldiers. Chernobyl remains a highly volatile site, with hundreds of tonnes of radioactive material still sitting under a protective cover.
29 Jul 2022
Ukraine's navy said work had resumed at three ports following a UN-brokered grain export deal. Meanwhile, Ukraine struck a bridge over the Dnieper river on a significant Russian resupply route. DW rounds up the latest.
4 Dec 2022
Officials say a Turkish incursion would 'jeopardize' gains against the Islamic State group. Kurdish forces have asked the US and Russia to issue a stronger deterrent against Ankara.
It's a small miracle each time that survivors are pulled from earthquake rubble in Turkey or Syria. Often, it's rescue dogs that help find them. In the future, robots could be used for the job as well.
Among the EU's latest package of Russian sanctions, members of the Wagner Group mercenary company were included for alleged crimes committed in Africa. The group's exact African footprint is disputed, but it's growing.
Pakistan, which is struggling with low foreign currrency reserves needed for imports, proposed outsourcing operations at three major international airports as a way to attract foreign investors.
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The New York Times looks at Dubai's particularly fragile position in terms of climate change.
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Cristiano Ronaldo is facing a class-action lawsuit in the US due to promoting Binance, the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange. The plaintiffs claim that his endorsement led them to make loss-making investments and are seeking $1bn in damages.
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More than 1,000 Rohingya Muslims have arrived in Indonesia by boat this month. They have been fleeing Bangladesh's overcrowded refugee camps where conditions have worsened.
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Thanks to a Constitutional Court ruling, Germany's federal budget for this year is now €60 billion short. But closing the gap with new loans is prohibited by the constitution.
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Over 250,000 have died in a single year just from pollution caused by fine particulate matter, with ozone and nitrogen-dioxide also claiming lives, a new EU report has found.
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British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is welcoming some 200 business leaders to Hampton Court for a forum aimed at boosting foreign investment in the UK. Also, US holiday shoppers seek out deeper discounts as Black Friday continues its move online, and Meta faces accusations of courting users aged under 13 in a US federal lawsuit.
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