The Caribbean island of Hispaniola is home to two countries: Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Both have a population of around 10 million — but that's about where their similarities end.
The Île de Batz (Breton: Enez Vaz) is an island off Roscoff in Brittany, France. Administratively, it is a commune in the Finistère department of Brittany in north-western France.
The war in Ukraine is having an impact on a long-running territorial dispute. Turkey is adopting a more aggressive stance towards Greece and has lashed out at pious diplomatic interventions from Germany.
28 Sep 2021
Nigeria's reality TV show 'Gulder Ultimate Search' makes a return Seven years after it was rested. Organizers unveiled 20 contestants for Season 12 of the show on Sunday, September 26 at the Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island Lagos. Tagged 'The Age of Craftmanship, the show, the winner of the new seasons will walk away with N50 Million naira cash prize. The new seasons will be anchored by a former winner and actor, Kunle Remi.
27 Jun 2021
The Breton island of Rouzic harbours a variety of animals like gannets, puffins and seals, and is part of the Sept-Iles Nature Reserve, which is due to be expanded in 2022 to better protect these endangered species. But new restrictions will have an impact on fishermen and tourist activities, and nearly twenty groups oppose the move.
18 Apr 2021
The government earlier had ordered people to leave their homes. They are being evacuated to other parts of St. Vincent or other islands in the eastern Caribbean.
15 Feb 2021
To get to or from Courcoury in the Charente-Maritime department of France it's pretty simple - if you have a boat, or a tractor. Due to heavy rains and consequent flooding, the village of 700 inhabitants is transformed into an island, forcing local officials to organise "shuttles" to help them get in and out.
2 Jan 2021
Bangladesh has begun relocating a second group of nearly 1,000 Rohingya refugees to a low-lying island in the Bay of Bengal, despite calls from human rights groups to halt the process.
12 Mar 2020
Taiwan's number of COVID-19 infections is currently below 50, despite the island's proximity to the outbreak's epicenter on mainland China. Experts say early intervention has helped stop a public health crisis.
16 Nov 2019
A capitalist island in a sea of red: Life in West Berlin before the fall of the wall
8 Sep 2019
Having fled deadly violence, over a million Rohingya refugees live in sprawling camps in Bangladesh. DW gained exclusive access to the remote, cyclone-prone island where the government intends to relocate them.
30 Aug 2019
The US president has repeatedly asked aides about buying the world's largest island, the Wall Street Journal reports. The real estate magnet is due to visit Greenland's current owner Denmark next month.