German Islamist sentenced to 14 years for killing of girl
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Former IS member Jennifer W. has had her sentence extended by four years following an appeal by prosecutors. The 32-year-old was found responsible for the death of a Yazidi girl who had been enslaved.
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At least 14 people were killed and many more trapped under rubble following a strong quake. The epicenter was about 80 kilometers south of Guayaquil, the second largest city in Ecuador.
Golf prodigy Kanana Muthomi is winning one youth tournament after another. She’s inspiring other Kenyan girls to take a swing at the sport.
In Morocco, an appeals court is packed for a hearing in the case of the rape of an 11-year-old girl. The lenient sentences handed down to her attackers last month sparked outrage across the country.
Children are exposed to air pollution levels far higher than WHO recommendations, the European Environmental Agency found. Additionally, the report did not include major polluters like the United Kingdom and Russia.
The suspect reportedly shot his neighbors after he was accused of firing a gun in his yard. The arrest ends a mass search operation that involved more than 250 law enforcement personnel.
A special team has been appointed by local authorities to investigate the incident in northern Mexico. The state of Baja California, where the attack occurred, has faced numerous homicides linked to gangs.
Ariha Shah was seven months old when she was removed from her parents' care by authorities in Berlin. The details of the case are sketchy but Indian media reported she was injured accidentally by her grandmother.
The Sudanese army has accused the Rapid Support Forces militia of killing the governor of the West Darfur Province, Khamis Abdalla Abakar in a statement issued on Thursday. In the same vein, the paramilitary RSF said the rogue elements should be held responsible for Abakar's death.
A 36-year-old woman is believed to be the worst serial killer in Thailand's history, according to police. The suspect denies the murders but admits to using cyanide.
Three policemen were found to be guilty of the death of 17-year-old Lucas Gonzalez who was shot in 2021 while returning from a football practice in Buenos Aires.
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Chess is growing in popularity in countries on the African continent, like Nigeria. DW caught up with one young player who is sharing her passion for the game to inspire others in her community to play. DW's Olisa Chukwumah reports from Lagos.
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The Co-founder and Chairman of Waltersmith Petroman Oil Limited, Abdulrazaq Isa says the future of Nigeria’s oil and gas is value addition. In a chat with CNBC Africa, he notes expansion of the capacity of modular refineries, fertilizer production and increased gas-to power projects are vital to harness the prospects ahead.
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The Group President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina says Africa with about 6.2 trillion dollars worth of natural resources, 65 per cent of the world’s uncultivated arable land, and a vibrant youth population has no excuse to be poor. He reiterates the continent must look inward urgently to solve its many challenges and prompts citizens to hold governments accountable for poverty
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Users are spending more time online. Among children, social media consumption has skyrocketed compared to pre-pandemic levels. In the US, tech giants are on trial for endangering minors with addictive platforms.
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