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30 Oct
Billionaires only have to pay tax on appreciated assets when they sell them, but a new legislative proposal could change this. The tax revenues could then be used to fund President Joe Biden's social spending plans.
8 Aug
A top US official spoke to Tunisia's President Kais Saied days after his shock power grab. But the plea has not stopped Saied jailing opposition lawmakers.
22 Feb
Jihadist attacks and the death of a number of election officials after their car triggered a landmine marred the second round of voting in presidential elections in Niger.
17 Feb
Locals were seen mourning their deaths on Monday, after at least 13 civilians and three soldiers were killed during an attack on the village of Ndalya, in Democratic Republic of Congo's north-eastern Ituri province, on Sunday. An army spokesperson blamed the attack on the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), an Ugandan armed group active in eastern Congo since the 1990s. Locals were seen wrapping the dead bodies in plastic.
27 Dec 2020
The EU Commission has found that people living in rural areas are less likely to support democracy and EU solidarity. They are also more likely to suffer a shortage of services such as medical care and public transport.
3 Nov 2020
Lady Gaga says Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is the 'right choice' at a drive-in rally in the key swing state of Pennsylvania on the eve of the US election.
15 Oct 2020
US Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden addresses the start of the confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett at a campaign event in Cincinnati, Ohio, question
1 Oct 2020
Budapest and Warsaw remain on collision course with the EU as Brussels airs "serious concern" over judicial independence in the two member states. The criticism has been dismissed by Hungary as "flawed" and "unfounded."
29 Sep 2020
Cleveland prepares to host the first presidential debate between President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger Joe Biden.
20 Apr 2020
People are taking the threat of COVID-19 increasingly seriously, according to a new Gallup survey. The pollster's president spoke to DW about how the world views the pandemic and its impact on democratic values.
12 Feb 2020
The Vermont senator has narrowly topped a key Democratic primary. Meanwhile, tech entrepreneur Andrew Yang dropped his 2020 bid.
2 Feb 2020
"I mean, who doesn't want to meet Bailey?" says one Elizabeth Warren campaigner. Days before the Iowa caucus, the Democratic presidential hopeful brings out her golden retriever during a meet-and-greet.

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56 mins ago
Nine months after the military coup in Myanmar, this team of investigators works together with Myanmar citizens, witnesses and journalists, who can anonymously submit photos and videos online.Myanmar Witness then verifies and archives these online claims, which can be used as potential evidence in future human rights proceedings.We tell you more on this segment of Truth or Fake.
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Twenty years ago, Portugal was plagued with heroin addiction and HIV infections. The country decided to take a new approach to the problem, becoming the first in the world to decriminalise drug taking. Since then, drug users are no longer treated as criminals to be locked up in jail, but as people who need medical care and supervision. The gamble has paid off, as our team found out.
2 hours ago
In an interview with FRANCE 24, Ayman Safadi, Jordan’s deputy prime minister and foreign minister, said it was time to reassess Western policy vis-à-vis Syria and that the approach followed in recent years had failed. “The only end to the crisis is a political solution,” he added. The Jordanian minister also hinted that his country was favourable to bringing Syria back into the Arab League.
2 hours ago
Despite being the first genocide of the 20th century, the 1904-1908 massacre of the indigenous Herero and Nama peoples by German colonial troops in Namibia remains a little-known chapter of history. It was not until May of this year that Berlin officially recognised its responsibility for the atrocities. Our regional correspondents report.
3 hours ago
A Ugandan company uses banana tree byproducts to create strands for hair extensions. The result? A stronger, reusable, and biodegradable fabric.
1 day ago
Indian police claim two marijuana smugglers were using Amazon's website to order and move their product. Investigators accused the retail giant of "not cooperating" with the authorities.