Scenes from Kamala Harris’s ancestral village ahead of inauguration
22 January 2021 | 11:00 am
Residents of Thulasendrapuram in southern India, the ancestral village of Kamala Harris, say they are "very happy", as the US senator prepares to be inaugurated as the first woman vice president of the United States.
7 Jun 2021
US Vice President Kamala Harris's plane returns to Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, soon after takeoff following a technical problem. Harris was departing the United States for Guatemala, her first international trip as vice president.
7 Jun 2021
The US vice president is set to talk migration, corruption and investment with Guatemalan and Mexican leaders. Washington is also expected to announce new measures to curb human trafficking.
12 Jun 2021
Despite backlash from some Democratic and Republican lawmakers at home, US Vice President Kamala Harris maintained that Washington needed to tackle the "root causes" of migration.
25 Jun 2021
It will be Harris' first visit to the border as vice president. The area has seen a surge in migration in recent months, drawing sharp criticism from Republicans.
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In the ancient Syrian village of Maalula, whose residents still speak the language of Jesus, volunteers rake stones and scrub graffiti in preparation for the return of Christian pilgrims after years of war. Nestled among towering cliffs in the mountains north of Damascus, Maalula is one of the world's oldest Christian settlements.
25 Jul 2021
Organizers confirmed at least 10 coronavirus cases linked to the Olympics, with the two infected athletes listed as non-Japanese. Meanwhile, German experts expect a fourth wave by autumn. Follow DW for the latest.
24 Jul 2021
Tokyo residents react after two athletes tested positive for Covid-19 in the Tokyo Olympic Village, raising fears of a cluster just days ahead of the opening ceremony.
27 Jul 2021
Officials said the attack by unidentified shooters on motorbikes "targeted civilians" in Banibangou — near the jihadist-plagued tri-border region spanning Niger, Mali and Burkina Faso.
6 Aug 2021
A wildfire rages through the village of Afidnes, north of Athens - a blaze that firefighters had hoped to control but which regained strength after already destroying large areas of pine forest. Dozens of blazes have torn through Greece this week in the country's worst heatwave for over three decades.
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The attack left 14 children dead as the assailants reportedly "shot at anything that moved." It's the latest attack in near Niger's border with Mali.
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Kasegeran is a remote town in Java that most Indonesians would struggle to find on a map. But it’s also home to an unlikely collection of emerging YouTubers, as villagers swap their traditional jobs for the big earnings of online video stars.
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Ahead of the annual NATO Summit in Madrid this week, the alliance's chief announced plans to increase the number of its high-readiness forces and bolster its eastern flank.
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A German court has sentenced a 101-year-old former Nazi concentration camp guard to five years in prison. The pensioner is the oldest person so far to be charged with being complicit with the war crimes of the Holocaust.