Afghanistan: Floods threaten communities, minaret of Jam
27 May 2019 | 3:49 pm
After a difficult winter, torrential rain and flooding across six of Afghanistan's 34 provinces have left at least 24 people dead and hundreds homeless. The world's second-tallest minaret is also under threat.
18 Sep 2020
At least one person died and over 550,000 buildings in Alabama, Florida and Mississippi lost power. The National Guard is sending 200 troops to Alabama to help with rescue efforts.
3 Nov 2020
India is preparing for a surge in COVID-19 as winter festival season nears, with the number of infections now exceeding 8 million. Meanwhile, Europe is locking down ahead of its own holiday season. DW has the latest.
12 Nov 2020
The air in India's capital region becomes very polluted every winter. Vehicular and industrial pollutants, crop burning, and weather conditions cause the problem. Despite numerous initiatives, the problem has persisted.
18 Dec 2020
Speeding down a steep slope, snowboarder Zhang Xu skids gracefully to a halt in a shower of snow -- one of a new generation of winter sports fans in China learning in brand new skiing facilities.
24 Jan 2021
Nepali mountaineer Sona Sherpa films himself metres from the summit during the first winter ascent of K2, the world's second highest mountain. 10 Nepali climbers reached the top of K2 on Saturday, the last peak above 8,000 metres (26,000 feet) to be conquered in winter.
30 Jan 2021
Covid-19 restrictions mean that Paris Fashion Week is taking place in the digital sphere. In-the-flesh fashion shows, interviews and parties aren't happening – instead, buyers and journalists get to sit back and watch a series of films via social media. So how are these films made? We spent 72 hours with Louis-Gabriel Nouchi, a young Parisian designer whose collection, shown at the Palais de Tokyo, is inspired by Franz Kafka's book "The Trial" and brought to life with the help of choreographer Sohrâb Chitan.
12 Mar 2021
Mirror, mirror on the wall… who's the fairest of them all? Dior’s sumptuous and subversive film for next autumn's ready-to-wear offerings suggests the answer isn't a simple one. With in-person fashion weeks still cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the film was shot inside Versailles's world-famous hall of mirrors. Maria Grazia Chiuri takes us deep into a world of fairy tales with the help of a challenging set from Italian artist Silvia Giambrone, set off by choreography from Sharon Eyal.
21 Mar 2021
Amateur skiers train and get a taste of the sport at the Chongli ski resort in Zhangjiakou, where China will hold the 2022 winter Olympics.
10 Apr 2021
Beijing holds speed skating test event for the 2022 Winter Olympics at the National Speed Skating Oval, also known as the Ice Ribbon. Medallists are given awards in a contact-free manner where they pick up their prizes from the podium as part of the Covid-19 prevention measures.
21 Apr 2021
The traditional winter man known as the "Böögg" is set on fire in the heart of the Swiss mountains, near the St Gotthard Pass.
21 May 2021
US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday called for a "diplomatic boycott" of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics because of China's human rights violations.
19 Jul 2021
At first, it seemed like nothing more than a harmless daylong rain — but it never stopped, it just kept pouring. DW's Christoph Hasselbach, who lives in Germany's worst-hit region, reports.
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