The fight for justice at Melilla border post where at least 23 asylum seekers died
04 December 2022 | 7:36 am
We look at shocking video footage of migrants being tasered or beaten by law enforcement in June at Melilla, a Spanish border post with Morocco. An investigation by several European newspaper sheds light on the violence, in which at least 23 asylum seekers were killed.
Russia has sentenced a former star journalist to jail and revoked the license of a Kremlin-critical newspaper, further tightening the screws on independent media. Getting uncensored information is harder than ever.
Our current vaccines don't protect well against the omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2. But scientists say they have produced an antibody in a mouse model that could lead to new vaccines that fight all variants.
France's Secretary of State for European Affairs Laurence Boone has outlined to FRANCE 24 the sacrifices necessary to continue putting pressure on Moscow, saying "it is a war against Russia for democracy, for freedom and supporting Ukraine. We are not asking horrible things. To put the temperature at 19 degrees, that has always been the unspoken rule."
The former US president's attorneys have launched a petition to prolong a court order that bars the Justice Department from investigating documents seized by the FBI at his Florida home.
The European Commission has released a new regulatory proposal taking aim at forced labor. But in the worst case, it may end up being unenforceable.
If sea levels continue to rise, scientists say cities around the world are at risk of disappearing underwater by 2050. One of them is Gabon's economic hub, Port-Gentil. A possible solution to the rising seas is to move the city away from the coast. But relocating Port-Gentil would mean moving over 100,000 people, an outcome that residents want to avoid at all costs.
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.
Tyson Fury calls off his proposed bout with Anthony Joshua, saying his fellow Briton had not signed the contract before Monday's deadline.
The Austria-born actor and politician says the story of what happened at the former Nazi death camp "has to stay alive." Arnold Schwarzenegger has garnered attention for his stance against online hate.
Speaking to DW, Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya said she believed that a Russia weakened by the Ukraine war offers pro-democracy Belarusians an opportunity - as long as the international community does not abandon them.
In a DW interview, Pakistan's foreign minister says people in his country are paying the price for the industrialization of richer nations. He stressed Islamabad is determined to stay neutral in the Russia-Ukraine war.
In Afghanistan, girls are at increasing risk of child marriage. As hunger and poverty surge, families are offering their underage girls, some very young, to older men in exchange for money. Volunteers from Too Young to Wed are helping girls reunite with their parents.
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