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25 Nov
Iran has been gripped by demonstrations and violent crackdowns sparked by the death of 22-year-old Iranian-Kurdish woman Jina Mahsa Amini. But is Iran’s government listening? DW's Conflict Zone spoke to Mohammad Marandi, professor at Tehran University.
22 Nov
The papers cover the positive, and negative, aspects of the COP27 climate deal, with many lamenting that emission cuts did not make the final agreement. The papers are also paying tribute to, and criticising, Qatar's World Cup opening ceremony. Plus, New Zealand discusses age discrimination and Joe Biden celebrates his 80th birthday.
1 Nov
A war between military junta and people Myanmar: Phil Robertson, Human Rights Watch
24 Feb
Canada's parliament has voted to extend emergency powers for police. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau warned that there were plans to revive the so-called "freedom convoy."
7 Oct 2021
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced an emergency fund at the outset of the pandemic. But his office's claim that it is not run by the government has raised questions about its transparency.
19 Sep 2021
The European Central Bank will slow the rate of its pandemic stimulus as the eurozone economy shows signs of recovery. Inflation worries have spawned debate over when to end the emergency support.
17 Aug 2021
The US government is investigating Tesla's partially automated driving system after crashes that left one person dead and 17 people injured.
6 Jun 2021
With COVID-19 cases declining across Germany, Chancellor Angela Merkel has said special centralized measures can end. But she warned that the virus has not yet gone away.
1 Jun 2021
Southern, Middle belt leaders urge FG to declare state of emergency on insecurity
5 May 2021
Congolese President Tshisekedi's decision to declare a "state of siege" in two eastern DR Congo provinces has already resulted in a backlash. But the government says it is necessary to eliminate armed groups.
23 Apr 2021
Tokyo 2020 president Seiko Hashimoto says the committee is not considering cancelling the Olympics despite the announcement that Japan has imposed a state of emergency in the capital due to rising cases of Covid-19. Tokyo and three other regions will introduce tough measures amid a recent uptick in cases that has officials and medical professionals worried.
27 Mar 2021
Rivers remain high in a suburb in the Australian city of Sydney as rain falls, pushing up floodwaters that have inundated homes and roads over the past days. Emergency services are seen in boats as locals seek to protect their homes.

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The Pakistani Embassy in Kabul came under attack Friday, where a guard was injured. The offices of warlord politician Gulbuddin Hekmatyar were also targeted by suicide bombers, two of whom were killed.
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It is still unclear whether the squad could be set up again under a new mandate. The death of a young woman arrested by the "morality police" for improperly wearing a hijab sparked months of protests in Iran.
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Moldova relies heavily on Russia and Ukraine for energy and has been badly hit by Russia's invasion of its eastern neighbor. In this interview, Moldovan PM Natalia Gavrilita explains the challenges her country faces.
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We look at shocking video footage of migrants being tasered or beaten by law enforcement in June at Melilla, a Spanish border post with Morocco. An investigation by several European newspaper sheds light on the violence, in which at least 23 asylum seekers were killed.
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At least eight monks including their chief abbots were found positive for methamphetamine during unannounced testing in Phetchabun province on November 28.
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This summer, an unprecedented marine heatwave hit the Mediterranean Sea, causing mass die-offs of marine life. Will ecosystems ever recover? The Down to Earth team takes a closer look.