Malaysian officials find 5,255 turtles packed in suitcases
27 June 2019 | 10:58 am
The smugglers were arrested at Kuala Lumpur's main airport after arriving from China with 5,255 red-eared terrapins. Malaysia has become a hub for wildlife trafficking in the past few years.
27 Apr 2019
Billions of dollars worth of gold are being smuggled out of the African bush every year and funneled through the UAE. A Reuters analysis shows how it's surged, and the severe security and health impacts of the wildcat mining its fueling.
10 Jun 2019
Nigeria Police parades alleged int'l gun smugglers.
25 Jun 2019
Don Hanna, chief economist at CIMB Group, discusses Malaysia’s economy and how the U.S.-China trade war could impact the country.
5 Jul 2019
Smugglers are turning to perilous routes through the desert, or even dumping those hoping to reach North Africa. DW visited the transit hub of Agadez where efforts are being made to rescue migrants lost in the Sahara.
10 Aug 2019
Malaysian rescuers play voice recordings of missing Franco-Irish teenager Nora Quoirin’s mother on Friday as they search for the lost 15-year-old by the jungle near the resort where she was last seen.
27 Oct 2019
An animated movie made by DreamWorks and a Chinese studio has been blocked by Malaysian authorities over a scene showing a map of the South China Sea. The cartoon, titled "Abominable," tells a story of girl and a Yeti.
16 Nov 2019
The deputy head of the opposition was stopped by immigration officials at Kuala Lumpur airport. Tensions in Cambodia are on the rise after opposition leader Sam Rainsy vowed to return after four years in political exile.
21 Nov 2019
Nigerian customs service, katsina area command has displayed seized items worth millions of naira, confiscated from smugglers.
12 Dec 2019
With the number of African footballers playing for teams around the world at an all-time high, thousands of youngsters dream of following in their footsteps. According to the NGO Foot Solidaire, over 6,000 minors leave Africa every year in the hopes of being recruited abroad. Some hand over their savings to unscrupulous middlemen for the dubious promise of a trial with a foreign club. Today, both amateur and professional players are trying to prevent aspiring African footballers from falling victim to people smugglers. Our Ivory Coast correspondent Thaïs Brouck reports.
25 Feb 2020
Prime Minister Mahathir's party has pulled out of a coalition with his long-time arch rival Anwar Ibrahim. The decision is the latest chapter in the pair's political tug-of-war.
27 Apr 2020
Exploited and without adequate protection, tens of thousands of migrant workers are meeting the global spike in demand for medical gloves in Malaysia as the coronavirus pandemic drags on. But at what cost?
24 Jul 2020
A gateway for drug smugglers. At the southernmost tip of the Iberian Peninsula, a stone's throw from the Moroccan coast, the Strait of Gibraltar has become a gateway for the trafficking of drugs between Europe and Africa.
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DW speaks to exiled Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy, a co-founder of the Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNRP), about upcoming local elections in Cambodia and about Prime Minister Hun Sen's stance toward Myanmar's junta.
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Nigeria Energy 2022's flagship conference brought together key stakeholders from Nigeria's energy sector, from government ministries and regulators to gas companies supplying fuel to grid-connected plants to independent power producers, distribution companies, and the bodies mandated to facilitate the development of renewable energy and off-grid solutions.
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In the second part of her story, Ghanaian medical student Dorcas Djabatey, who was studying in Ukraine before the war broke out, talks about her escape from Sumy, why she feels let down and her future.
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To promote the usage of typewriters in an age of mobile phones and computers, a man in India's central Indore city has collected around 450 typewriters that type in different languages.