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1 Jul
With a verdict expected today, the French press is taking a look back at the past 10 months of the November 2015 Paris terror attacks trial. We also discuss bombshell testimony in the January 6 Capitol riot hearings, France's new National Assembly speaker and a French media strike. Finally, we find out why double-shampooing is a no-no in Italy.
23 Jun
Talks are currently underway in Kenya on a new international treaty to tackle dramatic species loss. What exactly is at stake? Here's what you need to know.
6 Apr
Scientist Izidine Pinto, co-author of the latest IPCC report, knows the especially grim consequences of climate change for Africa. He tells DW how the report is a “code red for humanity.”
27 Jan
A German court has found a Syrian former army colonel guilty of crimes against humanity, handing him a life sentence. It was a landmark trial to examine state-sponsored torture during the Syrian civil war.
18 Dec 2021
A new report by Amnesty International details China's systematic persecution of the Uyghur minority. It shows how Beijing has carried out a campaign of repression against the predominantly Muslim minority, incarcerating millions in so-called "reeducation" camps. Will this report finally make the international community act? Phil Gayle asked Joanne Mariner from Amnesty International.
11 Dec 2021
A new report by Amnesty International details China's systematic persecution of the Uyghur minority. It shows how Beijing has carried out a campaign of repression against the predominantly Muslim minority, incarcerating millions in so-called "reeducation" camps. Will this report finally make the international community act? Phil Gayle asked Joanne Mariner from Amnesty International.
25 Oct 2021
A Bavarian court has handed a 10-year prison sentence to a German woman who allowed a five-year-old Yazidi "slave" girl to die of thirst.
11 Sep 2021
The French cement company has been accused of paying millions of euros to militants, including the "Islamic State," to keep its plant in Syria running.
14 Aug 2021
Global heating has arrived with a vengeance and will see Earth's average temperature reach 1.5 degrees Celsius above preindustrial levels around 2030, a decade earlier than projected only three years ago, according to a landmark UN assessment.
20 Mar 2021
The former member of the Gambian armed forces is suspected of involvement in crimes against humanity, murder and attempted murder under then President Yahya Jammeh.
19 Jul 2020
As colonial symbols come under scrutiny in Belgium, five mixed-race women have sued the Belgian state for "crimes against humanity". Now over 70 years old, these women were born in what was then Belgian Congo, the present-day DRC.
19 Jul 2020
Over 80 of the world's wealthiest individuals have called for higher taxes on the rich in order to fund the coronavirus recovery. In an open letter, the group Millionaires for Humanity said charity is not the solution.

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