Bangladesh may ‘force’ 100,000 Rohingya to resettle on uninhabited island
08 September 2019 | 11:00 am
Having fled deadly violence, over a million Rohingya refugees live in sprawling camps in Bangladesh. DW gained exclusive access to the remote, cyclone-prone island where the government intends to relocate them.
27 Nov 2021
Every two-and-a-half days a woman in Germany dies at the hands of her partner or former partner, according to figures presented on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.
28 Nov 2021
The NGO says authorities desperately need to do more to address the crisis of gender-based violence, particularly amid the pandemic. But hard data on the number of victims is still worryingly difficult to come by.
30 Nov 2021
Police have used tear gas to disperse a crowd protesting gender-based violence in Istanbul. Many of the protesters called on the government to resign.
29 Nov 2021
Police fired tear gas at protesters as they burned tires and ransacked a government building in Ouagadougou. Citizens of the capital of Burkina Faso are upset about jihadist violence and a recent attack.
3 Dec 2021
Today is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) and Guardian TV’s Victor Odogwu sat down with Eleanora Boyo, the founder of House of Eleanora Foundation to talk about gender and disability-based violence, as well as other issues affecting Persons Living With Disabilities (PLWDs).
4 Dec 2021
The number of people impacted by gun violence in the United States has surged dramatically recently. DW’s Ines Pohl reports from Washington DC, which has seen its highest number of shootings in 16 years.
6 Dec 2021
India's federal government wants to deport Myanmar nationals entering the country after the military coup there, but the northeastern state of Mizoram wants political asylum for them.
15 Dec 2021
The former South African president's medical parole was found to be "unlawful". He was instructed to return to jail to serve out the remainder of his sentence.
19 Dec 2021
Government officials in Bangladesh denounced US sanctions but activists hailed them as a step forward for human rights in the country. The measures were implemented over rights abuses and extrajudicial killings.
26 Dec 2021
Over 500 people were aboard the passenger ferry, which had a capacity of 310, when it caught fire in the south of Bangladesh. The blaze was put out after more than three hours, and rescue operations are still underway.
28 Dec 2021
Militias rule northeastern Congo through fear and bloodshed. The central government has little to no authority here. Mama Faida saw her own family murdered - and joined a militia to seek revenge.
29 Dec 2021
Bangladeshi police have arrested one of the four owners of a ferry involved in a massive fire in which at least 39 people died. Seven other people, including owners and captains of the vessel, are on the run.
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Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga rejected as "null and void" the result of an Aug. 9 presidential election he was declared to have lost, adding on Tuesday that Kenya's democracy faces a long legal crisis.
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Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel and his Tottenham Hotspur counterpart Antonio Conte have been charged by the Football Association (FA) following their confrontation after Sunday's heated Premier League draw at Stamford Bridge.
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As they begin to grasp the extent of looming energy price hikes, people across Germany are cutting consumption. The same goes for city governments, such as Cologne's.
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Kenya's election commissioners stand by their disavowal of the presidential vote. The dramatic events of Monday have raised fears of violence like that seen after past disputed polls. In 2017, more than 100 people were killed after the Supreme Court overturned the result citing anomalies in the voting process.
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The first humanitarian cargo of food from Ukraine since Russia's invasion has set off from Ukraine. Meanwhile, the location of the first commercial ship to leave carrying grain is unknown.