Saturday, 27th November 2021


27 Jan 2019
In Kyrgyzstan, many people depend on Russia for their livelihoods. DW met one family whose breadwinner works as a caretaker in Russia, where he can earn more than at home. He and his family keep in touch through Skype, when they can get a connection.
5 Jun 2018
Uganda's parliament has passed a bill slapping a new tax on social media users. Users of platforms like Whatsapp, Facebook, Skype etc. will now have to pay 200 Ugandan shillings ($0.027) per day.


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Indian police claim two marijuana smugglers were using Amazon's website to order and move their product. Investigators accused the retail giant of "not cooperating" with the authorities.
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Haitian officials had said the gang had asked for $1 million each for the group of 17, which included five children. The gang had threatened to kill the North Americans.
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Storm Arwen brought with it snow, ice and wind gusts of almost 100 miles (160 kilometers) per hour. Police said one man was killed in Northern Ireland and another in Cumbria.
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Widely recognized as having revolutionized American musical theater, Sondheim was best known for "West Side Story" and "Sweeney Todd." Frank Sinatra and Judy Collins sang versions of his hit song, "Send in the Clowns."
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Nigeria has the second largest film output in the world, but many filmmakers struggle with low budgets and barely make a profit. But streaming platforms are giving a boost to African films.
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The UN health body has given the new variant a name and said it is a variant of concern. The WHO urged against hasty travel curbs while it gathers more data.