Powerful quake kills at least six in southern Philippines
11 February 2017 | 12:07 pm
At least six people died and more than a hundred injured after a powerful quake struck the southern Philippine island of Mindanao.
11 Jul 2021
Firefighters had to free people from debris after the balcony they were standing on fell to the ground. One member of the group is in a life-threatening condition.
29 Jun 2021
The soldiers were among 15 UN peacekeepers wounded in the "suicide attack" at their operational base. The three most severely injured are being flown to Germany for treatment.
17 Jul 2021
Iraqis mourn relatives who died in a massive fire which engulfed a coronavirus isolation ward of Al-Hussein hospital in the southern Iraqi city of Nasiriyah, as they take part in their funeral in the central city of Najaf. The devastating blaze Monday evening, which medics said was fuelled by oxygen canisters exploding, was the second such tragedy in Iraq in three months.
6 Aug 2021
A UN World Health Organization (WHO) report has revealed that hundreds of health workers and patients have been killed or injured in the last few years.
28 Aug 2021
The economic downturn triggered by the coronavirus pandemic has caused more children to die, according to the World Bank. New York City will require all public school teachers to get vaccinated. Follow DW for more.
27 Aug 2021
Emergency workers, ambulances and mourning relatives of victims are seen near the site of an explosion in an illegal coal mine that left 12 people dead in the Colombian department of Boyaca.
16 Sep 2021
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8 Oct 2021
Dubai's Expo has released figures on construction-related casualties for the first time — amid criticism of the Gulf state's workers' rights record.
22 Oct 2021
At least 10 civilians were killed and another 35 injured on Wednesday by an Assad regime attack in Idlib, northwestern Syria, according to medical sources. Artillery of regime forces and Iranian-backed foreign terrorist groups targeted a marketplace in the center of the town of Ariha in rural southern Idlib, an area under opposition control.
26 Oct 2021
The injuries were mild, officials said, in the second such scuffle in three days. Poland has drastically increased its military presence at the border with Belarus as people seek to enter the EU by the thousands.
14 Nov 2021
In a new documentary titled The Making of Rocky vs. Drago, Stallone described being flown to an intensive care unit after filming with Dolph Lundgren for the 1985 sports drama.
16 Nov 2021
Five persons have lost their lives while a number of persons yet to be ascertained injured in a gas explosion at Odekunle Street, Papa Ajao, Mushin, Lagos, on Tuesday morning. The fire incident was said to have been caused by a woman frying bean cake (Akara) close to a gas cylinder. Officials of the Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service are currently at the scene of the explosion.
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Although Pope Francis has made the fight against paedophilia in the Catholic Church one of his priorities, this call is not always heard. Our correspondents in DR Congo met several men who claim to have been sexually abused by a Slovenian priest in the 1990s in the village of Mooto.
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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.