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20 Oct
The killing of British MP David Amess during a constituency meeting has caused international dismay and drawn attention to a dangerous trend: Politicians worldwide are in increasing danger of their lives.
16 Oct
Politicians and rights activists are reacting to film footage showing migrants being violently forced back into Bosnia from EU member Croatia. But no one is taking responsibility.
22 Aug
Just weeks before a general election, German politicians are worried that large numbers of Afghan refugees might make their way to Europe. The wave of mostly Syrian refugees who came in 2015 still haunts German politics.
21 Jul
These Ghanaian youth are rejecting bags of food sent to them by a politician. In the video that has now gone viral, the angry youth could be heard demanding for jobs and not food items.
29 Jun
On the eve of the highly anticipated clash between England and Germany, several lawmakers have spoken out in criticism of both the UK government and UEFA over the number of fans allowed to attend Euro 2020 matches.
26 Jun
Lebanese political parties have failed to form a new government for the past nine months, deepening the economic and financial turmoil in the country.
14 May
A new generation of female politicians in Kosovo are pushing hard for equality in a country where few women own property yet alone work outside of their homes. Also an UN report reveals millions of women across dozens of developing nations are denied control over their own bodies such as the right to use contraception or seeking health care. Annette Young talks to Marie Ba from the Ouagadougou Partnership which promotes family planning in nine Francophone countries in West Africa.
1 May
Environmental champion Greta Thunberg assails powerful politicians for "ignoring" climate change, as she demands an end to fossil fuel subsidies and implored the current generation of leaders to take the crisis more seriously. "How long do you honestly believe people in power like you will get away with it?" the Swedish activist said via videolink in a biting rebuke to a US House panel.
2 Mar
Insecurity: Ondo politicians, activists call for state of emergency
4 Jan
Germany's lockdown measures are having little impact as the country records high infection and death rates. Ahead of a summit this week, politicians are only divided on how long the current lockdown should be extended.
20 Sep 2020
Politicians have backed recommendations by top virologist Christian Drosten for quarantine in suspected COVID-19 cluster cases to be reduced to five days. They hope the measure would then find greater social acceptance.
7 Sep 2020
Members of a far-right terror group are standing trial for targeting politicians and refugee shelters with explosives in 2015. The case has divided Freital, a tranquil town not far from the eastern city of Dresden.

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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.
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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.
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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.
3 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.