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25 Oct
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
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
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
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.
26 Feb 2020
Could the coronavirus outbreak lay bare a whole different kind of challenge for humanity? An unforeseen virus, rattling markets and governments the planet over. The World Health Organization stopping just shy of calling it a global pandemic. Thanks to globalization it has traveled the world over in two short months. And governments are left wondering what to do. Ban air travel? Shut the borders, and call into question the open borders so dear to the European Union? Our panel looks at the official figures
1 Sep 2019
Humanity should brace itself for some serious blowback over the next few centuries from oceans and Earth's frozen zones, or cryosphere, according to the draft of a major UN report obtained by AFP. Our longtime habit of loading the atmosphere with planet-warming CO2 has spawned a host of consequences, starting with an irreversible sea-level rise, according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) "Special Report".

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2 hours ago
Blaming South Africa for the new COVID-19 variant is wrong. A global crisis needs a global response, says DW's Sertan Sanderson. Instead of finger-pointing and isolation, there should be more solidarity.
2 hours ago
According to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 7,216 people have died crossing the U.S–Mexico border between 1998 and 2017. In 2005, more than 500 died across the entire U.S.–Mexico border. The number of yearly border crossing deaths doubled from 1995 to 2005, before declining.
4 hours ago
DW's Biresh Banerjee spoke to Nalin Kohli, spokesperson for the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), about coronavirus-related Islamophobia in India and allegations that the Indian government is exploiting the crisis to ramp up suppression of Muslims.
4 hours ago
France's small business minister is to outline details of compensation for the nightclub and events industries, after the announcement that clubs would be forced to close for four weeks from this Friday due to rising coronavirus cases. French nightclub owners have said they feel unfairly targeted by the measures, after already having to shut for 16 months until July of this year. Also today, we look at the latest twist in the debt troubles facing the Chinese property developer Evergrande.
4 hours ago
Chinese private investment in Uganda is growing while Westerners are losing appetite to put money to work in the country, President Yoweri Museveni told Reuters, pledging to step up efforts to tackle corruption which has made slow progress. Museveni, in power since 1986 and one of Africa's longest-serving leaders, said Uganda was working to sign a number of deals with Chinese private sector lenders in sectors from agro- and fertilizer-processing, minerals processing or textiles.
1 day ago
For almost a decade, international forces in Mali have been trying to help fight Islamist groups that threatened to take over the country in 2012. But today, the government still only controls the capital and a small area around it. DW's Fred Muvunyi reports.