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Farmers

3 days ago
Indian farmers atop agricultural machinery have resumed their march toward the capital, New Delhi, amid a stalemate with the government on guaranteed prices for their produce.
22 Feb
Around 1,000 tractors have descended on Brussels and police have deployed water cannons as farmers threw eggs and set off fireworks around the European Parliament.
4 Feb
It is the beginning, not the end for South Africa's complaint before the International Court of Justice in The Hague. The court finding that Israel must prevent genocidal acts in Gaza and allow humanitarian aid in but stopping shy of calling for a ceasefire.
1 Feb
The French call the first general policy speech of a prime minister before parliament the great oral exam. That expression takes on a whole new layer of meaning when the prime minister is just 34.
28 Jan
Almost 3.5 million Jews lived in Poland before World War II. Now, eight decades after the Holocaust, about 20,000 people there have Jewish roots.
28 Jan
Their tractors have been bearing down on Europe's capitals. From Berlin to Bucharest, Warsaw to Brussels, farmers venting their fury with margins squeezed by inflation and big distributors who drive down market prices in the name of protecting consumers’ pocketbooks.
27 Jan
Farming has always been hard work. Machinery and technology made big improvements but come at a huge cost. Each year fewer people step into the shoes of their ancestors. Why is that?
26 Jan
French agricultural unions have submitted a list of 24 demands to the government after a fuel tax rise sparked long-standing resentment. On Thursday, Prime Minister Gabriel Attal held a meeting with finance and environment ministers to decide on measures to ease the crisis.
16 Jan
As climate change exacerbates the competition for land and resources, conflicts between farmers and nomadic herdsmen have increased in many West African countries. We go to Ghana to see how the tensions can be resolved.
9 Jan
Farmers' protests have a long tradition in Germany. And today again, there are deliberate attempts by right-wing extremists to use farmers' anger for their own ends.
6 Jan
Heavy rainfall has caused flooding across much of Germany. Farmers have been particularly hard hit, and are now desperately trying to salvage their harvest.
25 Nov
Rainfall is becoming increasingly acidic due to carbon dioxide emissions, but farmers in Northern Tanzania have found an organic method to neutralize it. They mix ash into the soil to counter the acidity that is a problem especially in the rainy season.

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