British woman found guilty of false gang-rape claim
01 January 2020 | 1:03 pm
A British woman told police she was a gang-raped by 12 Israelis during a stay in a tourist hotspot in Cyprus. Now, a court has found her guilty on a charge of "public mischief" after retracting her claim.
21 Mar 2021
21 Mar 2021
In many regions of Europe, pandemic contact restrictions remain tight. Authorities fear the spread of new coronavirus variants. But in the Spanish city of Madrid, things still seem to be easy-going. And word has gotten around – to tourists.
4 Apr 2021
Travel restrictions during the Covid-19 pandemic have left Paris with only a fraction of its usual tourists. The slump has cost the French capital and its surrounding region more than €15 billion in losses. Also in the show: French prosecutors call for jail time and a €2 million fine in a case that accuses Ikea France of spying on its employees.
16 May 2021
The Titanic is being brought back from the deep, more than a century after its ill-fated maiden voyage, at a Chinese theme park where tourists can soon splash out for a night on a fullscale replica.
18 May 2021
Tourists soak up the sun in Crete, a day after Greece's official tourist season began. The opening of the tourism sector comes as Greeks are allowed to move freely within the country for the first time since November.
1 Jun 2021
Benjamin Briere will be sent for trial after he was charged by Iranian authorities with espionage and propaganda. His sister has pleaded with France's president to intervene.
7 Aug 2021
Turkish firefighters continue to battle deadly wildfires that forced the evacuation of entire villages and hotels on the Mediterranean coast. At least four people were reported dead Thursday and more than 180 injured.
24 Aug 2021
Taliban fighters pose for selfies and take video at Paghman Hill Castle, a scenic site in northeast of Kabul days after taking power in Afghanistan. The Islamist hardliners are back in power after being ousted in a US-led invasion nearly 20 years ago.
11 Sep 2021
Researchers are studying the whales' stress levels in their hormones. iStock Previous studies on tourism's impact on whales, which were based on behavioural observations, concluded that tourism caused only minor disruptions to the mammals.
16 Sep 2021
Four civilians have blasted off into space on the first ever trip into orbit by amateur space travelers.
10 Aug 2022
The leaders of Estonia and Finland have called for European nations to stop issuing tourist visas to Russians. Both nations are being used as a route for Russian tourists seeking to skirt an EU ban on air travel.
25 Aug 2022
Calls to stop issuing tourist visas to Russians have been growing in the European Union for weeks. While states like Estonia are determined to keep vacationers out, others, like Germany, are more reluctant to do so.
12 Sep 2022
Moscow's war in Ukraine has left EU countries debating whether to also sanction ordinary Russians. After Finland announced plans to let far fewer Russian tourists into the country, DW visited a small Finnish border town to gauge the mood.
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On Inside Stuff with Martins Oloja, the multi-award-winning journalist and Editor-in-Chief of The Guardian this week talks about the reasons why federalism matters in Nigeria.
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Hanna Domanska survived the genocide in Soviet Ukraine in the 1930s. Ninety years on she recalls the agony of the "Great Ukrainian Famine." This is her story.
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The largest corruption scandal in Southeast Asia's history has shaken Vietnam's anti-graft drive. Experts have warned that the country's economic stability may be at stake.
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Talking Europe hosts Pascal Canfin, the chair of the environment committee at the European Parliament. He is a former French government minister and a former director of the French branch of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF). We take a look at what is coming out of the COP28 climate summit in Dubai, and at the state of the EU's green transition.
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The United States has the highest maternal mortality rate among industrialised countries. Our reporters head to Louisiana where Black women are four times more likely to die from pregnancy or childbirth complications than White women. Also #MeToo finally reaches Taiwan where a growing number of women have been speaking out about their experiences working with sexual predators.
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