Colombia’s president retracts claim children were rescued
21 May 2023 | 12:14 pm
Colombian President Gustavo Petro has had to backtrack on his claim that four Indigenous children — missing for more than two weeks after a plane crash — had been found alive in the Amazon.
Talking Europe speaks to Kersti Kaljulaid, who was the first and only female president of Estonia, from 2016 to 2021. Her name has been linked to the top job in NATO, as Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is expected to step down this autumn.
Every day, an estimated 17 million Nigerian children miss out on vital nutrients. Many will suffer permanent developmental problems. Why is the government not able to feed its own children?
Former President Alejandro Toledo is to be sent back to Peru to face a graft investigation, likely from the same jail where two other ex-president are currently being held.
Talking Europe speaks to Kersti Kaljulaid, who was the first and only female president of Estonia, from 2016 to 2021. Her name has been linked to the top job in NATO, as Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is expected to step down this autumn. We discuss her potential interest in the job, as well as her view on the current levels of support for Ukraine, both in NATO and the European Union.
As South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol heads to Washington for a visit, the Financial Times is reporting that the White House has asked Seoul to urge its chipmakers (Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix) not to fill the China shortfalls of US rival Micron in the event of a ban by Beijing. Such a move would be the latest in an escalating tech rivalry between the United States and China. Also in this edition, we take a closer look at Chile's decision to nationalise its lithium supply.
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The cult leader has been arrested for encouraging people to starve to death in order to meet Jesus. At least 70 people believed to be cult followers have died, with the toll likely to rise.
On Wednesday dozens of people came to identify the remains of their relatives, thought to have starved themselves to death in hope of going to heaven after joining the self-proclaimed Good News International Church, led by Patrick Mackenzie. They sat wailing, outside a morgue in the Kenyan town of Malindi.
Which Lula is it this week? In Lisbon, Brazil’s president charmed his hosts in a speech before the Portuguese parliament to mark nearly half a century since the Carnation Revolution that ended the dictatorship there. Lula had raised eyebrows with his recent visit to China, where he accused the US of "encouraging" the war in Ukraine, and then with last week's warm welcome for Russia's foreign minister.
Once considered by many as the de facto leader of Venezuela, Juan Guaido was accused by Colombian authorities of entering the country illegally.
Gitanas Nauseda has told DW that Beijing needs to condemn Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Relations between China and Lithuania have been strained since Vilnius allowed Taiwan to open a de facto embassy.14 hours ago
In an interview with DW's Teri Schultz at the Munich Security Conference, Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda advocates disregarding any red line that Putin may have set in supporting Ukraine against the Russian invasion.
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US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen warned that inaction on the debt ceiling would "cause severe hardship." The previous estimate for a potential debt default was June 1.
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On Sunday the incumbent President Erdogan faces his challenger Kemal Kilicdaroglu in the second round of the presidential election. Both candidates are still fighting for every vote.
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Egyptians are furious: In a new Netflix documentary, Egyptian Queen Cleopatra is being played by Black British actress. They say this distorts Egypt's identity. But does a black Cleopatra really steal Egyptian history?
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A helicopter crashed while inspecting power lines damaged by storms in the Italian province of Ravenna. Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni is set to leave the G7 summit in Japan earlier to lead the response to flooding.
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Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets of Belgrade for a third time to protest over violence. Protesters are calling for the resignation of the interior minister and the head of intelligence.
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Second division leaders Darmstadt 98 secured their promotion back to Germany's top division, the Bundesliga, after a six-year absence. A 1-0 win over Magdeburg guarantees them either first or second in the 2. Bundesliga.