Russian rescuers reach lost Irish climbers at Mount Elbrus
11 July 2019 | 3:11 pm
One Irish mountaineer lost his life while descending Mount Elbrus in southern Russia, local authorities said. A rescue team managed to find the tourist and nine other climbers after they went off route due to fog.
30 Jun 2019
The case involved a young boy who was injured after walking into a glass door on vacation in Gran Canaria. An attempt to seek damages has failed so far, but it was given a second chance by Germany's highest civil court.
4 Jul 2019
A volcano on the Italian island of Stromboli has killed at least one tourist, after two particularly powerful explosions. A huge plume of smoke could be seen over the island afterwards.
14 Oct 2019
Saudi Arabia threw open its doors on Friday to foreign tourists when she launched a new visa regime for 49 countries and appealed to foreign investors to invest in a sector it hopes should contribute 10% of gross domestic product by 2030.
6 Nov 2019
Why Japan's oldest cemetery is becoming a tourist attraction
23 Nov 2019
Vaulted ceilings and rows of stone columns stretch into the humid darkness deep below the Philippine capital, where workers are transforming an over century-old underground reservoir into a draw for tourists.
27 Nov 2019
Australian police have located the body of the missing British tourist Aslan King, a police spokesperson said on Tuesday.
13 Jan 2020
1.6 Million passengers. That's the number of people the Lagos Bus Service has catered to since the start of the Oshodi Interchange operations.
23 Apr 2020
South Africa's tourism sector is on the verge of collapse because of the coronavirus crisis. On Thursday, the last German tourists are to be evacuated.
3 May 2020
Chancellor Merkel's Cabinet has approved the measure for all tourism trips abroad. Meanwhile, the US now has over 1 million cases of COVID-19. Follow DW for the latest.
19 May 2020
Germany's top diplomat Heiko Maas is to hold a conference with his Mediterranean counterparts to discuss plans for the summer tourism season. Countries like Greece and Croatia have weathered the pandemic relatively well.
28 Aug 2020
An abandoned quarry in Nigeria's Federal capital territory, Abuja has become a tourist hotspot for fun-loving Nigerian. Known as Crushed Rock, the newfound site sits in the Mpape neighborhood and has been receiving hundreds of visitors from Abuja and its environs.
14 Oct 2020
The Japanese visitor traveled to Peru with plans to see Machu Picchu. Instead, he spent seven months in lockdown. When the local tourism authority heard about his plight, they decided to organize a special visit.
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At a memorial to victims of Argentina's military dictatorship, Germany's Olaf Scholz said it made him think of Iran's ongoing crackdown on protesters. He also visited a VW factory.
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The European Union is set to introduce new rules that would enable governments in the bloc to support their green industries. New laws in the USA and China are forcing the EU to adapt. France and Germany applaud the move.
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On this week's Meet the Germans, Rachel Stewart heads to the bakery to find out why Germany is the king of the crust.
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We look at press reaction stateside to the removal of Ilhan Omar from the House Foreign Affairs Committee. Also, French newspaper Libération shines a light on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's potential return to the international political stage. In other news, an Italian mafia member has been apprehended in France after 16 years on the run. Finally, the annual Groundhog Day celebrations didn't go as smoothly as planned in Quebec!
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The Adani Group conglomerate has seen tens of billions of euros wiped off its market value since a short-seller's report accused it of pulling "the largest con in corporate history" last week. It has now cancelled a €2.2 billion ($2.5 billion) share sale meant to help reduce debt levels. Billionaire founder Gautam Adani maintains that the "fundamentals" of the group are "strong".
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Humanity seems to be one step closer to the 'holy grail' of carbon-free energy production. For the first time, a fusion experiment has produced more energy than was used to start the process. One day this may create an inexhaustible source of energy.