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Rights groups are calling on the Japanese government to improve conditions for women in Japanese prisons. Statistics show most women in Japan are incarcerated for non-violent offenses.
Sixteen-year-old Swati Berwal is among the two dozen girls and young women who are dreaming of winning medals for India in wrestling, a male-dominated sport considered taboo for women in many parts of the country.
He is the favorite photographer of renowned architects. But beyond slick buildings, Iwan Baan's specialty is in documenting how people live in interaction with global structures.
"A simple celebration of an ordinary life" – that’s how British playwright and director Alexander Zeldin describes his latest show, "The Confessions". Based on hours of conversations with his own mother, the play paints an intimate portrait of one woman's journey through her own life, from 1940s Australia to present-day London. Like Zeldin's past work exploring social inequalities, it's both personal and societal. He spoke to Alison Sargent about his approach to theatre and his desire to bring people closer to the intensity of their own lives.
More than 18 months into the war, many Ukrainians are still seeking ways to escape occupied territories. One way is to go to Russia and then reenter Ukraine. DW's Aya Ibrahim went to a border reception center.
Martin Luther King Jr. (born Michael King Jr.; January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) was an American Baptist minister and activist who was one of the most prominent leaders in the civil rights movement from 1955 until his assassination on April 4, 1968.
China's artificial intelligence (AI) market is currently worth €20 billion, but that figure could more than double within two years. Beijing aspires to overtake the US to become the world leader in the sector by 2030. AI technology enables machines to imitate human intelligence to generate texts, images and videos or even create original art and designs. In China, AI is already profoundly transforming both personal and workplace life.
If, indeed, life, as they say, begins at 40, it could be rightly said that The Guardian has come of age. It enjoys a brilliant pedigree as the citadel of excellent journalism, a reason for its acclaim as the flagship of the Nigerian press. The Guardian has evolved innovative ways and systems to sustain the averments in its motto: Truthful, Trustworthy, Yesterday and Tomorrow as “Conscience” continues to be “Nurtured by Truth”.
Life along the Seine: Diving into one of the world's most romantic rivers. The Seine is literally the center of life in Paris, flowing right through the heart of the capital. Considered one of the most romantic rivers in the world, the Seine is overflowing with history and is a great way to discover the city of light.
Italy's Culture Ministry said details discovered in an excavated bedroom show conditions under which enslaved people had to live in Pompeii.
Genome analysis has revealed that a 46,000-year-old worm defrosted from the Siberian permafrost to be a new species.
Street photographer and dancer Emeka Adindu found solace from his mental health struggles in salsa. Now he offers free classes in Nigeria's capital, in a country where issues such as depression and anxiety carry a stigma.