Thursday, 18th August 2022


25 Mar 2020
The Misak community in western Colombia wants to preserve its ancestors' traditions and horticultural knowledge while responding to ongoing deforestation in the region.
9 Mar 2020
People walk the streets of Bogota with face masks, fearing for loved ones and questioning the ability of local hospitals to care for patients suffering from COVID-19.
29 Feb 2020
Drugs, money, mansions and private jets: A myth is being created around the world's most famous drug lord, Pablo Escobar, glamorizing his life — and trivializing narcoterrorism. The NGO Colombia con Memoria has set out to refresh the country's memory.
12 Feb 2020
We turn to Colombia, where the descendants of four hippos owned by Pablo Escobar are beginning to pose a safety and environmental hazard. But first, we look at what Chinese papers are calling a "decisive moment" in the fight against the coronavirus. We also look at revelations in French papers that Beijing has been withholding information on the virus. Plus we take a look at the winners, losers and upsets of the 92nd Oscars ceremony, which saw Bong Joon-ho's “Parasite” become the first non-English-language film to win best picture.
26 Jan 2020
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said Washington plans to do more to support Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido. Guaido, who was defying a travel plan to speak in Colombia, plans to travel on to Europe.
25 Nov 2019
As massive anti-government protests continue in Colombia, the president has called for a "national conversation" while shutting down the capital city overnight. Multiple deaths and injuries have been reported.
31 Aug 2019
Ecuador's new visa restrictions left Venezuelans marooned at the border. Colombia's government criticized Quito's decision, saying it could boost human trafficking and put migrants at risk.
1 Jul 2019
Colombia's famed underground Salt Cathedral was the site of a flashy fashion show on to celebrate Africa Fashion Week.
1 Jun 2019
Colombia's Supreme Court has ordered that the former leader of the FARC rebel group be released from prison. The move is likely to anger the US, which wants to extradite him on suspicion of drug trafficking.
19 Apr 2019
Fura Gems is vowing to make a clean break from the past. It’s working to win over nearby villages by offering to hire an unprecedented number of female miners. The company is setting up a gem washing plant run entirely by women, an initiative the company says has never been attempted before.
6 Jul 2018
Barack Obama meets Spain and Colombia leaders in Madrid.
19 Jun 2018
What next for Colombia? Voters tacking conservative in the first presidential runoff to feature a straight choice between left and right.


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After speaking with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, the German chancellor bristled at his use of the words apartheid and Holocaust with regards to Israel.
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11 Hindu men given life sentences for raping a Muslim woman in 2002 and killing seven of her family have been released from prison. The rape took place during riots in Gujarat state, led at the time by Narendra Modi.
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Officials of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) currently being questioned by the Nigerian Senate have claimed that some of the payment vouchers relating to the transfer of the sum of 17.16 billion in 2013 have been eaten up by termites.
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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.
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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.