Refugees stuck in hopeless situation at EU border in Bosnia
12 January 2021 | 9:00 am
Tents, mud, and cold: Refugees are contending with miserable conditions in Bosnia-Herzegovina as the EU continues to keep its borders closed, as Marina Strauss reports from Bihac.
27 Dec 2021
For the final episode of our series on the fall of the Soviet Union 30 years ago, we take you where a significant part of the public relations war between the US and USSR took place: outer space. James André, Sylvain Rousseau and Achraf Abid have delved into the video archives, and interviewed astronauts and experts to find out how the Russian space agency has evolved over the past three decades.
31 Dec 2021
Wolfgang Preiser, the virologist who first discovered omicron, has spoken to DW about the rapid rise in cases. He predicts that most people will catch the new variant.
29 Jan 2022
The carcasses of goats and sheep strewn across the scrubland of northern Kenya are testament to the devastation wrought by the once-in-a-generation floods that have hit the region. In just one area of Marsabit County, herders lost around 20,000 goats and sheep last week after the torrential rain, Roba Koto, the top government official in North Horr constituency, said.
28 Jun 2022
The G7 leaders are meeting for three days in Elmau, Germany. The summit has turned this idyllic corner of Bavaria into a high-security zone that has impacted local businesses and schools, as Sabine Kinkartz found out.
11 Jul 2022
Russia is supplying less and less gas to Germany. Now the Nord Stream pipeline is being shut for maintenance, and no one knows for sure if it will come back online. The Kremlin is using gas to exert leverage on Germany.
17 Sep 2022
Moscow could exploit fears of soaring prices and energy shortages to stoke social unrest in Europe’s largest economy, officials warn. They have reason to be concerned, researchers say.
26 Sep 2022
In Germany, gas prices are going through the roof, and consumers are getting very worried. Policymakers have different ideas on the right response.
30 Nov 2022
'Putin wants Ukraine to sink into cold and darkness'
10 Dec 2022
The steel industry is one of the planet's biggest carbon emitters. An industry-wide project in the Swedish city of Luleå is exploring the use of hydrogen, rather than carbon-emitting coking coal, in the energy-guzzling production process.
13 Dec 2022
The exchange of US basketball star Brittney Griner for Russian arms trafficker Viktor Bout reminded many Germans of events during the Cold War. The Glienicke Bridge near Berlin was a top spot for prisoner swaps.
24 Dec 2022
Officials warned of "life-threatening" conditions as temperatures dropped as low as -50 degrees Fahrenheit in some areas. More than 4,000 flights planned for the Christmas weekend were canceled.
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At least 10,000 people were feared missing in Libya on Tuesday in floods caused by a huge storm that burst dams, swept away buildings and wiped out as much as a quarter of the eastern city of Derna.
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Serbia has cut nearly half the number of troops on its border with Kosovo, as international concerns mounted over one of the more severe escalations between Belgrade and Pristina in recent years.
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Emergency services in southeastern city of Murcia said at least 13 people were killed after a fire at a nightclub in the early hours of Sunday. People reported missing were accounted for by Monday, officials said.
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EU foreign ministers traveled to Kyiv to hand-deliver a message of solidarity with Ukraine in the face of Russia's full-scale invasion. But their trip comes just as fissures in a united Western front threaten to appear.
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The decision comes as the Caribbean country grapples with criminal gangs which have largely overrun the capital. A previous UN mission ended its years-long presence after a sexual abuse scandal and a cholera outbreak.