Commander Cristoforetti: International Space Station is a ‘beacon of hope’
01 October 2022 | 6:46 pm
Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti is the fifth European to take command of the ISS. She says the space station gives her hope for peace on Earth.
1 Sep 2017
Army Lt. General Stephen Townsend, the head of U.S forces in Iraq and Syria says he believes Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is still alive.
2 Dec 2018
My cousin was commander of 44 slain soldiers — Senator Na'Allah
10 Jun 2019
It's a package holiday with a difference: NASA has said it is opening up the International Space Station to commercial space travel. But you will need deep pockets to venture into deep space.
North Korea is the most complex challenging problem for U.S., Says Former U.S. special Ops commander
20 Jun 2019
Bill McRaven, Retired Admiral (U.S. Navy) and former U.S. Special Ops Commander discusses North Korea with Bloomberg's David Westin on 'Balance of Power.'
6 Sep 2019
The Colombian government has accused Venezuela of harboring the former rebels as they launch a new campaign against "the oligarchy." The rebels said the government had turned their back on their promises for peace.
14 Nov 2019
Barrages of rockets were fired towards southern Israel from Gaza, shortly after the Islamic Jihad group confirmed the death of Bahaa Abu el-Atta. Air-raid sirens sounded in Tel Aviv. Germany condemned the rocket fire.
4 Apr 2020
The captain of a US Navy aircraft carrier facing a growing outbreak of the coronavirus on his ship has been fired for writing a letter immediate action. Acting Navy secretary said the commander exercised poor judgment.
9 Apr 2020
Thomas Modly resigned as the acting US Navy secretary after facing criticism for firing the captain of an aircraft carrier who appealed for urgent help tackling a coronavirus outbreak.
18 Apr 2020
In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, three astronauts have returned to Earth. Their replacements spent a month in quarantine, unable to see their families, before traveling to the space station.
1 Jun 2020
Some 19 hours after blast-off from Florida, the capsule built by Elon Musk's private space firm has arrived at its destination. NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken will spend up to four months on the ISS.
1 Aug 2020
Former US commander in Europe Lieutenant General Ben Hodges has slammed President Donald Trump's plan to withdraw troops from Germany. In a DW interview, he says it will hurt diplomatic ties and US Army capability.
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From its numerous controversies to its diplomatic match-ups, the World Cup in Qatar has been a gold mine for anyone interested in the intersection between sports and diplomacy.
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A hereditary prince and co-leader of a right-wing terror cell was plotting to overthrow the German government. How did a minor member of a noble family go from real estate to the center of an extremist plot?
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Over the next 30 years, a third of the world's glaciers classified as World Heritage sites will have disappeared, according to a UNESCO report published last month. But what will that look like on the ground? Argentina is home to some 16,000 glaciers that have been closely watched for years. The data is particularly alarming.
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German climate activist Luisa Neubauer has criticized Germany's track record on climate action and expressed doubt about the country's commitment to climate goals. "While there are promises of an 'accelerated transition' and 'more renewables,' there's also German funding going into new fossil fuels all around the world, and, in particular, on the African continent," she told DW at the COP27 climat
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Animal and plant species are dying out in increasing numbers. Pollution and dwindling habitats are two big reasons why. Can animal parks, rescue stations, catch quotas and protected areas help us better save species from extinction?
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Latvian singer Intars Busulis had millions of fans in Russia and a successful concert career. But he has given all that up now. He is writing pro-peace songs and using social media to try to show Russians what is happening in Ukraine. The move has come at some cost.