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5 Jun
We take a look at how the press is covering the 50th anniversary of World Environment Day as well as the first anniversary of a brutal killing in the Amazon, and how, on this anniversary of China's Tiananmen Square uprising, Hong Kong’s tributes were silent. We take a look at two breakthroughs in the treatment of cancer. Finally, two stories about ‘indecency’ – involving the Bible and nude beaches – are making headlines.
12 May
On the Italian coast, in the central region of Tuscany, the seaside resort of Rosignano looks like a picture-postcard paradise with turquoise sea and shimmering white sand. But this landscape is a result of its close proximity to a large factory producing soda ash. For over a century, the Belgian chemical company Solvay has managed the site, with the authorisation to discharge up to 250,000 tons of waste – pumped directly onto the beach.
22 Jan
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The Africa Prize is awarded by the non-partisan German Africa Foundation to Africans selected by a jury for their commitment to democracy, peace, human rights, economic development, science, arts, culture, or society.
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The safety of the common herbicide glyphosate is at the center of a debate in the European Union. The controversial herbicide glyphosate can remain on the market in the European Union for 10 years with new restrictions, the European Commission announced Nov. 16.
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Experts say artificial intelligence could benefit African health care systems, but only if those benefits are retained in the region and involve governance.
3 hours ago
Major weapons manufacturers met government and military officials in Berlin this week to discuss European defense. A shared frustration: how to spend better amid pressure to spend more.
3 hours ago
Since the start of Sudan's brutal civil war in April, mass killings of civilians have been perpetrated in the West Darfur region. Our team investigates atrocities committed against the local Masalit ethnic group.
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Five years ago, reports of sexual harassment and assault in Bollywood sent shockwaves through the industry. But numerous women have told DW that little has actually changed.