Meet the ‘wild woman’ crossing Europe on foot
26 June 2021 | 7:07 am
Self-proclaimed “wild woman” Manisha Berger has been walking for 8 months, and is still not ready to stop. Despite having horses with her, Berger has been on foot since September 2020 on a journey through Europe that she says made her “mind more clear”.
International Women's Day is a global holiday celebrated annually on March 8 as a focal point in the women's rights movement, bringing attention to issues such as gender equality, reproductive rights, and violence and abuse against women. GuardianTV spoke with women about Nigeria's anti-woman laws.
The EU exported nearly 1.7 million tons of used textiles in 2019 but experts say their fate abroad is "highly uncertain."
It's been 12 years since a powerful quake and a resultant tsunami sent three reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant into meltdown. Now Tokyo's plan to begin releasing treated water from the plant is raising alarm in the local fishing industry and the region.
More than 35% of Japanese people say they have no intention of traveling abroad again. Many have been deterred from overseas travel by heightened security and health fears and a falling yen.
Shares in global investment bank Credit Suisse fell sharply on Wednesday sending shares plunging in other European banks.
South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol met with Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida in Tokyo. The two leaders have attempted to form a unified front amid regional tensions.
Chancellor Olaf Scholz is in Tokyo this weekend for German-Japanese intergovernmental consultations. The two countries have recognized that they share economic and strategic interests. DW's Nina Haase reports from Tokyo.
Meanwhile, Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping will hold a second day of talks, with the Russian leader expressing his willingness to discuss China's proposals on the conflict.
At 87 years old, Iwao Hakamada is on the verge of finding true freedom, more than 50 years after being sentenced to death for murders he says he did not commit. Tokyo's high court ordered a retrial this month, acknowledging that key evidence that led to his conviction had likely been fabricated by investigators.
The EU's ambition is to turn hydrogen from a polluting niche market to a clean mass market. Renewable hydrogen is seen as crucial for Europe to meet its international climate commitments, and to limit its dependence on natural gas providers, be that Russia or other countries.
Japan and South Korea both said North Korea had launched two suspected ballistic missiles. It's the latest in a flurry of tests that Pyongyang claims are a response to joint US-South Korean military exercises.
51 mins ago
Some 200 international observers were on hand to monitor this year's proceedings for a single round vote based on proportional representation to elect 102 lawmakers.
52 mins ago
An investigation began into the deadly crash in the Indian state of Odisha, which took nearly 300 lives and left thousands injured. The accident is believed to have been caused by signal system failure.
2 hours ago
Women's writing and sexuality must be freed: On the birthday of French feminist author Helene Cixous, here's a look at how her best-known essay still resonates today.
2 hours ago
We take a look at how the press is covering the 50th anniversary of World Environment Day as well as the first anniversary of a brutal killing in the Amazon, and how, on this anniversary of China's Tiananmen Square uprising, Hong Kong’s tributes were silent. We take a look at two breakthroughs in the treatment of cancer. Finally, two stories about ‘indecency’ – involving the Bible and nude beaches – are making headlines.
3 hours ago
Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who also plays for Italian club AC Milan, says he has decided to end his football career.
4 hours ago
Thousands of fans celebrated as Barcelona's women's squad returned to the Catalan capital with their second Champions League trophy in three years on Sunday after a thrilling final where they came back from two goals down to beat VfL Wolfsburg 3-2 before a sold-out crowd in Eindhoven.