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24 Oct
Images show partially submerged houses, evacuated residents, and a flooded airport in Nepal where 31 people were reported dead after days of heavy rains across the country. Swelling rivers flooded homes in several districts, damaging roads and bridges and reportedly destroying crops. Landslides are a regular danger in the Himalayan region, but experts say they are becoming more common as rains become increasingly erratic and glaciers melt.
25 Aug
Abubakar Adam has not seen seven of his 10 children in the two months since armed men snatched them from their boarding school in Nigeria's northern Niger state. He sold his car, a parcel of land, cleaned out his savings and along with other parents sought help from friends and relatives to raise 30 million naira ($72,993) to get their children back. But the bandits just took the money - and one of the men delivering it - leaving Adam with nothing. The rash of kidnappings across the largely poor northwest has left hundreds of parents facing the same desperate quandary: beg, borrow and sell assets, or risk never seeing their children again.
13 Aug
Heavy rain and flooding in provinces along North Korea's east coat have inundated wide swathes of farmland as the impoverished country organizes relief efforts.
6 Aug
People are fleeing their homes north of Athens as fires rage for a fourth day in a row. California has lost an entire town while Brazil is bracing itself for another catastrophic fire season. Follow DW for more.
16 Jul
Security officials in Belarus have raided the homes of several independent journalists as part of an ongoing crackdown.
30 Jun
The reporters targeted work for Proekt, one of Russia's last remaining independent investigative outlets. The searches came ahead of a publication detailing the alleged wealth of the country's interior minister.
29 Jan
When it comes to energy efficiency, France is lagging behind its European neighbours, trailing Germany, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands. Nearly seven million French people live in residences known as "passoires énergétiques" or energy sieves. These homes have an energy rating of F or G, meaning it's too cold in winter, too hot in summer and importantly, it adds considerably to the country's carbon footprint.
15 Jan
Irish Prime Minister Micheal Martin said the report described "a dark, difficult and shameful chapter of very recent Irish history" and a deeply misogynistic culture in Ireland.
4 Aug 2020
Solace Chukwu and Solomon Fowowe dissect Nigeria's top footballer, Victor Osimhen's controversial move to S.S.C. Napoli.
4 Aug 2020
Over one billion copies of the bi-annual Argos catalogue have been printed since its launch in 1973. At the height of its popularity, it was Europe’s most widely printed publication, only beaten by the Bible for being in homes across the UK.
31 Oct 2018
Swedish citizens are embracing the microchip implants. More than 4,000 Swedes now have tiny microchip ID’s embedded in their hands to ease access to their homes, offices, concerts and even to social media.
30 Oct 2018
Swedish citizens are embracing the microchip implants. More than 4,000 Swedes now have tiny microchip ID’s embedded in their hands to ease access to their homes, offices, concerts and even to social media.

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