The world’s most-googled news stories of 2019
13 December 2019 | 10:26 am
Here's the top five news stories people searched for via Google in 2019.
27 Feb 2017
Dozens of people have been killed in a series of armed attacks in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Meanwhile, a political crisis in the capital, Kinshasa, is worsening, with the saying it lacks resources to hold elections.
23 Feb 2018
Bloomberg’s Jason Kelly discusses what it takes to be in the 1 percent, the pay gap between women and men at Barclays and the future of Berkshire Hathaway.
24 Mar 2018
The technology company is partnering with retailers including Target Corp, Walmart Inc, Home Depot Inc, Costco Wholesale Corp and Ulta Beauty Inc. Google is looking to challenge the current order whereby products search on Google ends with an Amazon purchase.
29 Mar 2018
Robin Hood and Cinderella are certainly wonderful children's stories - but can the children in Ethiopia or other parts of the world really identify with them?
7 Sep 2018
In Kenya, young people are the biggest buyers of traditional Maasai beadwork. DW’s Edith Kimani visited women in the village of Oloolotikoshi to find out more about the ancient craft.
24 Dec 2018
Star journalist fired for writing fake stories in German news magazine.
1 Feb 2019
Fashola rolls out success stories.
31 Aug 2019
Mohammad Rafiq, a 19-year-old budding photographer who fled to Bangladesh in August 2017 from a military crackdown in Myanmar, uses his mobile phone to record -- and share on social media -- the daily lives of nearly one million stateless Rohingya in a vast camp in southern Bangladesh.
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13 Sep 2019
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15 Oct 2019
Aisha Buhari speaks on why she has been away from Nigeria, reacts to trending rumors
18 Oct 2019
Painting by Ben Enwonwu, a Nigerian artist named "African Mona Lisa" originally christened as 'Christine' has been sold at auction in London for £1.1m after the family who owned it googled the signature and realised its importance.
33 mins ago
The vast majority of Sierran Leoneans — 80 percent in fact — are under 35. But is the government doing enough to empower this young generation? DW's Edith Kimani asks young Sierra Leoneans if they feel powerful enough to make their mark on the global stage.
33 mins ago
Kenya's electoral commission has announced William Ruto as winner of the East African country's presidential election amid chaotic scenes, including commission officials disowning the result.
1 hour ago
India's teams will not be able to play and the country can't host the upcoming under-17 World Cup after the All India Football Federation was suspended. FIFA took the decision "due to undue influence from third parties."
1 hour ago
William Ruto has been declared the winner of Kenya's Presidential election, narrowly beating his rival Raila Odinga. Speaking at his victory rally, Ruto said that he would be a leader for all Kenyans, no matter which way they voted in the election.
3 hours ago
Norwegian authorities have killed a walrus that was drawing large numbers of human onlookers. They said it was necessary because people had failed to heed warnings that their safety could be in danger.
3 hours ago
People in several towns had to flee their homes due to a raging forest fire. The blaze began near the town of Anon de Moncayo, 70 kilometers west of the northeast city of Zaragoza.