Catfishing Capitol rioters? There’s a dating app for that
24 January 2021 | 8:37 am
After the attack on the Capitol in Washington, DC, some Americans have made it their mission to identify the perpetrators by matching with them on dating apps.
16 Jan 2022
16 Jan 2022
We begin in Kazakhstan, where the country's president has given the green light to security forces to shoot to kill those taking part in the unrest that's been sweeping the Central Asian nation this week. Dozens of people have been killed in the violence which erupted after a sharp increase in fuel prices, reflecting wider discontent with authoritarian rule. In response to a call from President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, Russian-led troops have already begun arriving in Kazakhstan.
6 Apr 2022
Daughter and senior adviser of former US President Donald Trump appeared before the congressional committee probing the attack on US Capitol last year. Her husband, Jared Kushner, had also appeared before the committee.
22 Apr 2022
Capitol Police told staff to evacuate on Wednesday evening, citing an "aircraft that poses a probable threat." The flight, it later transpired, was routine. Politicians were quick to lambast the communication breakdown.
13 May 2022
Five House Republicans are said to have information relevant the storming of the US Capitol by supporters of former President Donald Trump. However, they all have refused to cooperate with the special investigation.
11 Jun 2022
The US House committee presented new findings tying former President Donald Trump to the attack on the Capitol.
14 Jun 2022
Former US President Donald Trump's closest advisors and family described the effort to push election lies. His former Attorney General William Barr at one point said he was "detached from reality" in Monday's hearing.
29 Jun 2022
The former US president allegedly tried to grab the steering wheel in a limo after being told he could not join his supporters. A secret service agent was forced to restrain him, according to the testimony.
16 Jul 2022
US lawmakers accused Donald Trump of inciting a mob to attack the US Capitol in a last-ditch effort to remain in power. The January 6 committee said Trump aides knew he would call for a march on the Capitol.
6 Oct 2022
It was an unprecedented attack on the peaceful transition of power that had defined democracy in the United States for more than two centuries. On January 6, 2021, a mob of Donald Trump supporters besieged the US Capitol in rioting that ultimately killed five people. War reporter Luke Mogelson was there that day.
16 Oct 2022
The committee investigating the January 6 attack on the US Capitol has voted to subpoena former President Donald Trump. The vote came during the panel’s last public hearing before the midterms.
14 Nov 2022
The former US president wants to avoid testifying and providing documentation to a Congressional committee investigating the 2021 attack on the US Capitol.
1 Dec 2022
It's the biggest legal consequence so far in the wake of the January 6 insurrection. Stewart Rhodes, who heads the Oath Keepers militia, has been found guilty of seeking to keep Donald Trump in power by carrying out a mob attack on the US Capitol. A conviction on sedition is very rare and carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in jail. We take a closer look.
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Major weapons manufacturers met government and military officials in Berlin this week to discuss European defense. A shared frustration: how to spend better amid pressure to spend more.
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Since the start of Sudan's brutal civil war in April, mass killings of civilians have been perpetrated in the West Darfur region. Our team investigates atrocities committed against the local Masalit ethnic group.
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Five years ago, reports of sexual harassment and assault in Bollywood sent shockwaves through the industry. But numerous women have told DW that little has actually changed.
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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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Did you know that in Anglophone Cameroon, schoolkids don't wear uniforms? It's to avoid being identified by attackers. Also, they don't attend school on Mondays. Our teen reporter, 16-year-old Lum Precious, speaks with her peers in the first episode of GirlZOffMute from Cameroon. They appeal to President Paul Biya to act immediately so that kids no longer fear being attacked on their way to school.
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