Friday, 23rd February 2024


4 Feb
It is the beginning, not the end for South Africa's complaint before the International Court of Justice in The Hague. The court finding that Israel must prevent genocidal acts in Gaza and allow humanitarian aid in but stopping shy of calling for a ceasefire.
12 Nov
Film critic Lisa Nesselson and presenter Eve Jackson talk about the week's film news, including Juliette Binoche starring in historical foodie movie "The Taste of Things", also known as "The Pot-au-Feu". They also discuss the biopic of adventurous skilled navigator Florence Arthaud, as well as "Goodbye Julia", the first ever Sudanese film to be presented at the Cannes Film Festival, plus John Malkovich speaking French in "Complètement cramé !".
31 Oct
Nigeria has submitted a first of its kind, Pidgin language film, 'Mami Wata', hoping it will be entered for a Foreign Language Oscar after picking up several awards including at this year's Sundance Film Festival. Mami Wata, which was shot entirely in black and white, is an exploration and creative reimagination of the mythology of a titular mermaid deity of West African folklore.
20 Mar 2023
Michelle Yeoh battles her way through a multiverse, Angela Bassett leads a grieving nation at war, and Cate Blanchett deviously manipulates members of a world-class orchestra.
13 Mar 2023
German film "All Quiet on the Western Front" is nominated for Best Picture at the 2023 Academy Awards. DW met the German culture minister in Los Angeles to discuss the success of the war epic and its "gruesome relevance" because of the Ukraine war.
9 Mar 2023
A year after he was slapped on stage at the Academy Awards, Chris Rock addressed the infamous Oscars moment in a comedy special streamed live around the world.


2 hours ago
The Al Kuwait, a ship carrying 19,000 cattle docked in Cape Town Harbour since Sunday (February 18) has been the cause of a lingering stench prompting residents to complain.
3 hours ago
Tunisian wheat farmer Hasan Chetoui is seeking inspiration from the deep past as he tries to adapt to drought caused by climate change, sowing old wheat varieties that he hopes will produce crops throughout the year.
1 day ago
In the last ten years, the number of Catholic churches across Germany has been dwindling. What does this mean for the faithful?
1 day ago
If the United Nations agency responsible for aiding Palestinians collapses from lack of funding, the economic and political impact will be felt far beyond Gaza.
1 day ago
A German bank is making negative headlines for its investments in US commercial property. While many European banks have avoided these assets on a grand scale, Deutsche Pfandbriefbank has embraced them. What comes next?
1 day ago
The leader of Pakistan's parliamentary kingmaker party has said a coalition government will go ahead, with key posts expected to be filled within days.