Yemen: The devastating war waged with European weapons
02 December 2018 | 10:12 am
DW commissioned the Jordan-based group Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism to find out where terrorist groups waging Yemen's devastating conflict are procuring vast weapons stockpiles. The conclusion: Europe.
20 Nov 2020
"Black Panther" actor Michael B. Jordan was named People's magazine's "sexiest man alive" on Tuesday (November 17), becoming the third Black actor in a row to be given the annual pop culture honor.
11 Dec 2020
Regina Martinez was a Mexican journalist investigating links between drug cartels and local authorities. She was killed eight years ago, but an international collective of investigative journalists has now picked up the story she was working on before she died. We take a closer look.
9 Jan 2021
Reporters walked out of a press event in Cologne after church officials asked them to sign a confidentiality agreement. The officials were due to discuss issues around a key report on child abuse.
19 Feb 2021
Keke Palmer joins Jordan Peele's new horror movie
10 Mar 2021
It's been almost 10 years since the start of the Syrian conflict. A quarter of the population has been forced into exile – mostly to neighbouring countries like Turkey, Lebanon, Iraq and Jordan. Few have returned to Syria. Jordan still hosts 1.5 million refugees, according to authorities. Until relatively recently, Syrian refugees were forbidden from working there legally. But under pressure from the international community, the kingdom changed its laws to allow Syrians to be employed in agriculture, construction, hospitality and industry. Our correspondents report.
20 Mar 2021
Protesters clash with police in Jordan's capital Amman amid a second night of demonstrations against health restrictions, even as the country posted a record-high number of coronavirus cases.
4 Apr 2021
Investigations found that the former Crown Prince Hamzah bin Hussein was linked to "foreign parties" in a plot to undermine security, Jordan's deputy PM said.
5 Apr 2021
Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister told FRANCE 24 on Sunday that the kingdom fully supported King Abdullah II of Jordan after the Jordanian authorities claimed they had foiled a "malicious plot" involving a former crown prince who had liaised with unspecified "foreign parties".
6 Apr 2021
Jordan's King Abdullah II will entrust a family member to mediate with his half brother Prince Hamzah, the royal court has announced. Hamzah is accused of aiding a plot to "destabilize the kingdom's security."
11 Apr 2021
Hamzah bin Hussein was the favored son of Jordan's late king. He was twice refused the throne by his brother Abdullah II, who took the crown. Now, Prince Hamzah will "place myself in the hands of His Majesty the King."
6 Apr 2021
The kingdom has barred all media from publishing content relating to an alleged plot involving ex-Crown Prince Hamzah. The order came after the prince pledged loyalty to his half-brother, King Abullah II.
2 May 2021
Sotheby's is holding its first ever sneakers auction, with lots including a pair of Nike Air Jordans worn by basketball legend Michael Jordan in his rookie season. They're estimated to sell for between 100,000 and 150,000 Swiss francs (109,500-164,000 US dollars).
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Suicide, the act of taking one's own life, is becoming a global phenomenon in all regions of the world. Every year, people take their own lives or attempt to commit suicide, which usually leaves long-lasting effects on families and friends left behind. According to the World Health Organisation, about 700,000 suicides occur across the globe every year, and for every completed suicide, there are at least 20 unsuccessful attempts.
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The head of the world health body said an estimated 90% of people had some resistance to COVID-19 but infections are up, and he warned of new variants. News China may loosen COVID-19 measures was welcomed by the WHO.
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Judges have ruled that Germany should be able to take part in the EU's €750-billion COVID-19 reconstruction fund. The court rejected two complaints that participation hands too much power from Berlin to Brussels.
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Hundreds of people in New York have taken part in protest organised by French photographer and street artist JR against the Iranian regime.
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We explore the life and artwork of French artist Rosa Bonheur, who was a pioneer – both as a painter and as a woman – in 19th century society. Two centuries years after her birth, major exhibitions are being held in France to celebrate her extraordinary legacy. In Paris, the Musée d'Orsay is hosting a special exhibition for this anniversary. Co-curator Leïla Jarbouai tells us more about Bonheur's body of work.