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4 days ago
In Niger, terrorists are threatening the future of education in already-insecure regions. Many schools in remote villages have been forced close and transfer their students to larger, more secure towns.
5 Nov
The Indian capital is considered to be one of the world's most polluted cities, with air quality breaching the "hazardous" category.
13 Oct
More judges on India's top court would now be asked to decide whether a ban on the wearing of the Islamic headscarf in educational institutions stands. A lower court's ruling against the hijab already sparked an uproar.
26 Mar 2022
The Taliban has sparked outrage and concern among rights groups, after it reversed stance and closed secondary schools for girls across Afghanistan. Thousands of young students were sent home, confused and worried about their future.
17 Feb 2022
Students returned to schools and colleges in the southern Indian state after protests over a hijab ban. A court is currently hearing petitions calling for the reversal of the ban.
4 Jan 2022
French Finance Minister, Bruno Le Maire has announced plans to widen financial aid for firms hit by the pandemic, as surging Covid-19 cases put increasing pressure on the wider economy.
20 Nov 2021
The yearly practice of "stubble burning" in Northern India has far-reaching effects. Delhi, some 250 kilometers away, once again faces dangerous levels of smog as farmers burn off their fields to prepare for the next crop. It's a major cause of air pollution in the country.
18 Nov 2021
Indian officials have recommended that offices should let half of the employees work from home in Delhi while the city struggles with smog. Construction activities across the city have also been halted.
1 Jul 2021
There is a housing crisis taking place across many parts of Africa. A joint venture involving CDC Group – the UK government’s development finance institution – and the European building materials multinational LafargeHolcim, is 3D-printing houses and schools in a fraction of the time it would normally take.
17 May 2021
Days after relaxing mask mandates for vaccinated adults, the US public health agency has recommended that all schools continue to use masks for the upcoming academic year. Follow DW for the latest.
8 Mar 2021
Northeast Governors agree to set up task force for protection of schools
23 Feb 2021
Lawmakers have pushed to accelerate the vaccination of teachers to keep schools open for younger children. The move comes amid rising infections and the threat of a third wave.

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For months, European leaders have sought a united response to the US Inflation Reduction Act, or IRA. That plan, announced by the White House last year, favours American-made climate technology through subsidies and tax credits. But EU chiefs say the policy discriminates against Washington's closest partner, Europe.
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For months, European leaders have sought a united response to the US Inflation Reduction Act, or IRA. That plan, announced by the White House last year, favours American-made climate technology through subsidies and tax credits. But EU chiefs say the policy discriminates against Washington's closest partner, Europe.
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Former Pakistani President General Pervez Musharraf has died in Dubai at the age of 79. His seven-year rule saw a mixture of authoritarian oppression and social liberalization.