4 days ago
On the weekend, German band Rammstein responded to testimonies by women that they were recruited to have sex with the band's lead singer, Till Lindemann.
6 Dec 2022
South Africa's embattled leader Cyril Ramaphosa is seeking to annul a bombshell report in court after calls for his removal grew louder. His ANC party has vowed to back him on any potential impeachment proceedings.
30 Oct 2022
Russia recently accused Ukraine of fabricating a "dirty bomb". These allegations were made on official Kremlin Telegram and Twitter accounts, accompanied by explanatory slides that seemed to implicitly support their claims. However, we found that many of the images are unrelated to the accusations. For example, some of the images presented as Ukrainian nuclear plants are actually Russian nuclear facilities.
29 Oct 2022
The UN nuclear agency plans to send the experts to Ukraine this week to probe Russia's "dirty bomb" claims. Meanwhile, a Polish general is set to lead the EU training mission for Ukrainian troops. DW has the latest.
1 Sep 2022
France World Cup winner Paul Pogba has wowed fans in his parents' native country of Guinea. The midfielder flew in to play in a charity match and was even cheekily asked if he might like to join the Guinean government.
14 Aug 2022
Big questions are again being asked about the future of Germany's public broadcasters after Patricia Schlesinger, director of Berlin's public broadcaster RBB, resigned over mismanagement charges.
23 Apr 2022
In this special edition, we once again focus on the war in Ukraine where allegations are emerging of a systemic, coordinated campaign of sexual violence by Russian forces. Annette Young talks to Maxime Forest, a gender policy specialist, on how the war is reinforcing outdated gender stereotypes; in particular the very worst of toxic masculinity. Plus the women leaders from Russia's neighbouring countries who are standing up to Vladimir Putin.
23 Apr 2022
Gbenga Agboola, Flutterwave CEO has responded to the allegations of sexual assault and fraud he is accused of by the West Africa Weekly newsletter.
22 Dec 2021
The UN's Human Rights Office has called for a prompt and independent probe into reports of rape and sexual harassment at Sudan's anti coup protests on Sunday. Also, the French army announced that it killed a top member of a jihadist organization in an airstrike in Niger. The man was a key suspect in the murder of eight people visiting a giraffe park, including six French citizens. And Egyptian authorities have banned shishas in cafes as a part of their fight against Covid 19.
11 Nov 2021
With four months to go until election day, the two top candidates for the presidency are already at the center of allegations of corruption and abuse of power, with debate over policy relegated to the background.
8 Oct 2021
Footballers in Australia and Venezuela have revealed harassment and sexual abuse within their respective countries. The new claims comes in the wake of a sexual misconduct case in the United States.
7 Oct 2021
Prison officials in the southern Russian province of Saratov have been fired following the release of videos seeming to show torture and sexual abuse. Russian authorities have opened an investigation into the claims.