Norway marks 10 years since massacre by neo-Nazi
25 July 2021 | 3:01 pm
Norway holds a remembrance ceremony to honour the 77 people killed on July 22, 2011 in twin attacks by right-wing extremist Anders Behring Breivik.
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This week marks 60 years since some 200 Algerians were murdered in central Paris by French police. At the height of the Algerian War of Independence, thousands of people, most of them Algerians living in the suburbs of Paris, descended on the capital demanding an end to French colonial rule in Algeria. The state's response was brutal, and those responsible for the massacre enjoyed protection for many years. We look back at the terrible events of October 17, 1961 and hear from a 92-year-old eyewitness.
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KLP has stopped investing in companies with ties to nuclear and regular arms production. It's not the first time the fund has made such a move on humanitarian grounds.
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The Nigerian Army fired live rounds at peaceful protesters at a toll gate in Lagos in October 2020, according to a leaked report into the incident seen by Reuters and verified by three sources close to the panel that drafted it. The report described the incident as a "massacre", said most of the army officers deployed to the Lekki Toll Gate were "not fit and proper to serve" and recommended prosecuting certain policemen for their actions.
2 Dec 2021
Authorities in Nigeria reject the conclusions of an independent report that found that security forces were behind the death of 11 people at an anti-police brutality protest last year. Also, South Africa's president calls for solidarity between countries in the face of travel bans following the discovery of the Omicron variant. And on World AIDS Day we take you to Kenya, where the prevalence of HIV has fallen drastically in the past two decades, but the fight against new infections remains a daily battle.
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Germany's top court is reviewing the case of an accomplice to the neo-Nazi NSU terror cell. Prosecutors are hoping to increase his sentence from 2.5 to 12 years.
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Over 30 people have been killed near the Myanmar village of Mo So, with activists and local media blaming the massacre on junta troops. Two people from Save the Children remain missing.
A German court has sentenced a neo-Nazi to life in prison for the assassination of conservative politician Walter Lübcke two years ago. Lübcke was gunned down at his home near the town of Kassel after having defended the country's refugee policy.
A district court in Norway is hearing extremist Anders Behring Breivik's appeal for an early release. He was convicted of killing 77 people in 2011 — the country's deadliest terror attack since World War II.
The Taliban representatives are discussing humanitarian aid in Oslo, their first official talks in Europe since they seized power. Their arrival prompted protests.
A man who eluded one the biggest massacres committed by the German army during World War II war recounts his experience to DW. He backs plans for a museum on the memorial site.
We take a look at some examples of content shared by pro-Russian Twitter and TikTok accounts related to the recent Bucha massacre in Ukraine. One shows a body being dragged by Ukrainian soldiers using a metal chord. In reality, this had nothing with a staging of the massacre; the images were filmed by AP and show Ukrainian soldiers removing a dead body that they feared had been booby-trapped.
It was market day in Moura, a remote town in central Mali, when witnesses said Malian troops backed by Russian mercenaries descended in helicopters and opened fire on bewildered residents.
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Two-time Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge broke the record he set in 2018 by 30 seconds. This is the first Berlin Marathon held without restrictions since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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A powerful typhoon has brought violent winds and record rainfall to western Japan. One of the biggest storms to hit the country in years, Typhoon Nanmadol killed at least two people, and left more than 300,000 homes without electricity on the island of Kyushu.
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