COVID-19 means disruption, change for new set of ‘boomerang kids’
08 November 2021 | 1:06 pm
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many young people to move back in with their parents. Their lives have been turned upside down, and they've had to come to grips with feelings of failure and guilt.
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Pakistan's Climate Change Minister Sherry Rehman on floods
First the glaciers melt, then the heavens open. As Pakistan bails out from unprecedented monsoon flooding comes the stark realisation that this is not some freak of nature, it is the new normal for a nation that scientists rank among the most vulnerable to global warming. We ask about the challenges faced by rescuers.
The Russian threats don't worry the residents of Feldheim. Heat and electricity here come from wind and biogas plants — inexpensive and climate-neutral. DW visits a village with endless energy, and no worries.
After devastating floods affected 33 million Pakistanis in August, a new study confirms that global heating had a probable impact. But overall climate vulnerability was a major contributing factor.
William Ruto, Kenya's new president, granted an interview to FRANCE 24's Marc Perelman on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York. Ruto warned that the worst drought in 40 years risks causing starvation in the Horn of Africa, adding that "3.1 million people are facing severe drought" in Kenya alone.
How have policing and police interaction with the youth changed two years after the #EndSARS protests? DW’s Olisa Chukwumah takes to the streets of Lagos to ask young Nigerians.
Climate change is no laughing matter, but these artists are exploring dark ideas in meaningful and humorous ways.
After a year of political gridlock and instability, Iraq is finally on the verge of forming a government as Prime Minister-designate Mohammed Shia al-Sudani assembles his cabinet.
As tensions between China and the US endure, experts say the latest signals from the 20th Party Congress suggest it's unlikely that Beijing will soften its stance.
Akinwumi A. Adesina, president of the African Development Bank, speaks to DW's Christine Mhundwa about the urgency of tackling climate change, the cost of inaction and what the AfDB is doing to help African countries adapt.
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