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Computer chip shortage disrupts global car production

The auto industry has been left scrambling for semiconductors as a swift recovery catches their suppliers off guard. Strong demand for iPhones, Galaxy tabs and Playstation consoles from housebound consumers is to blame.

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29 Oct 2021
The carmaker is striving to compete with Tesla by not using so much aluminium. BMW want half its new cars to be electric by 2023.
3 Nov 2021
In 2019 alone, militia groups recruited nearly 8000 child soldiers, some as young as six. One of the countries where children are most at risk is the Central African Republic. Deutsche Welle has visited a project aiming to rehabilitate such children.
14 Nov 2021
Authorities in Portugal have launched raids after a tipoff that Portuguese troops may have smuggled contraband from the Central Afridan Republic. The country has 180 UN peacekeepers stationed in the African nation.
25 Nov 2021
At least eight people were killed in Somalia's capital on Thursday (November 25) when Islamist militants launched a suicide attack on a U.N. security convoy using a vehicle laden with explosives, officials and witnesses said. The Islamist group al Shabaab claimed responsibility for the huge blast which rocked Mogadishu and injured at least 23 people, including school students, sending a column of smoke above the city. Gunfire echoed around the scene, witnesses said. It was not immediately clear if any U.N. personnel were among those killed or injured in the huge blast, which targeted the U.N. convoy as it passed near the site of a school.
16 Dec 2021
Car hits German carnival parade - DW's Kate Brady reports
7 Jan 2022
German carmaker BMW has unveiled the world's first "color-changing" car at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.
13 Jan 2022
Several people were killed as a huge blast went off on a road near the main international airport in the Somali capital. The al-Shabab extremist group has claimed responsibility.
12 Jan 2022
A car bomb exploded on a road leading to the airport in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Wednesday, killing at least eight people. Abdikadir Abdirahman, director of Aamin Ambulance service, put the death toll at eight.
12 Apr 2022
Former Colombia captain Freddy Rincon was in a critical condition with severe head injuries after being involved in a car crash in the city of Cali, the clinic where he was being treated said.
6 May 2022
"Russian-identified forces" may have committed grave abuses against civilians in the Central African Republic, Human Rights Watch has said in a new report.
26 May 2022
According to a recent report by CDC News, a Canadian news channel, some of the cars that go missing in Canada end up in Nigeria, Lagos precisely. GuardianTV picked up the report and unveils steps to know you are buying none stollen cars.
12 Jun 2022
Authorities say the alleged perpetrator is mentally ill and is being temporarily placed in psychiatric care. The crash in a popular shopping area in Berlin left one teacher dead and several students injured.