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22 Feb
Experts say China has used the Olympics to reinforce political ties and influence its global and domestic reputation. Beijing says it is the boycott that has politicized the games.
13 Jul 2021
With Ethiopia at the center of two conflicts, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has seen his international reputation tarnished.
20 Feb 2021
At a Houston skate park, talented skateboarder Dallis Thompson says his father-in-law often asks him why he chooses a "white boys' sport" over something like basketball. "I'm like why?" says the 33 year old, "It's not a white sport, you know what I mean. There's Hispanic people that do it, Asian people." Back in September 2020, Thrasher, the iconic skateboarding magazine, confronted a historic image of whiteness in the sport by putting 32 Black skaters its cover. The cover had no headline, it let the portraits speak for themselves. The message was clear: the skating community must highlight its members of color.

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Toblerone bars are still produced exclusively in Switzerland, but the world-renowned chocolate brand is planning an expansion. Under Swiss law, this change comes with a price.
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In India, over a million female healthcare workers known as "ASHA" ("hope" in Hindi) work tirelessly to help the country's poorest. Last month, the WHO honoured their hard work with its Global Leaders Award. Over the last 16 years, these women have become the backbone of India's healthcare system, especially for the hundreds of millions of Indians who live in rural areas. But today, they are fighting for better pay and recognition from the government. Our correspondents report.
7 hours ago
Ugandan musician and politician Bobi Wine says culture can flourish with freedom. He was part of a group of African artists invited to a DW panel to discuss opportunities for Africa's creative scene.
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The leaders of the US, the UK, and Canada all slammed the Supreme Court's move, which puts US women at risk of losing their right to abortion. Meanwhile, Donald Trump said "God made the decision" on reproductive rights.
8 hours ago
This news report published on June 15th by IRIB, a state-run TV news channel from Iran, is a compilation of at least seven false claims, in a total of two minutes, alleging Cristiano Ronaldo's support for Palestine and 'hatred' towards Israel. We debunk some of the most outrageous claims in this edition of Truth or Fake.
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Two localities in the German state of Brandenburg had to be evacuated as a large forest fire rages on the border with neighboring Saxony. Efforts to dampen the flames werre hampered because of old munitions in the area.