The Russian invasion of Ukraine has changed the lives of many Ukrainians. DW reporter Oleksandr Kunyzkyj visited the western city of Lviv which has seen thousands of people arriving from different parts of the country.
Decades of conflict has made Iraq a hotbed for trafficking. From weapons to drugs, Iraq has dominated headlines. However, less attention has been focused on the trafficking of wild animals. In fact, the Middle East is considered one of the hubs of animal trafficking. Our correspondent in Iraq, Lucile Wassermann, went to meet the players in the trading of wildlife to understand the drivers behind it.
Victoria Scholar, head of investment at Interactive Investor, says the geopolitical volatility and limited supplies mean oil prices will continue to rise and are likely to pass well beyond the symbolic $100 per barrel level.
A stampede at a church gathering in Liberia's capital Monrovia killed 29 people overnight, the deputy information minister told state radio on Thursday. A large rush of people at a church gathering in Liberia's capital Monrovia has left at least 29 people dead overnight into Thursday, according to authorities.
Hundreds of thousands of devotees have congregated on the banks of the Ganges to mark Makar Sankranti, amid soaring COVID-19 infections.
After China ended 2021 with its biggest one-week number of coronavirus cases in two years, the government countered with one of the strictest responses in the world. Total lockdowns have returned to China, with millions of people forced to stay home. But there has been a backlash, with reports of food shortages and harsh penalties for those breaking the rules. We take a closer look.
Boosters, lockdown, laissez faire — here's a look at how countries around the world are reacting to the omicron variant.
19 Dec 2021
A weather phenomenon in the Pacific means people in New South Wales are being plagued by snakes. The ambulance service is warning people to watch out.
4 Dec 2021
The number of people impacted by gun violence in the United States has surged dramatically recently. DW’s Ines Pohl reports from Washington DC, which has seen its highest number of shootings in 16 years.
1 Sep 2021
India's economy grew by a record 20.1 percent between April and June, compared to the same period last year when the country was experiencing a deep recession. The strong growth comes despite India seeing a surge in Covid-19 cases during that period. Also today, we hear how French luxury giants saw tens of billions of euros wiped off their market value after a warning that China's rich may have to pay more tax.
25 Aug 2021
Swab tests in Brunei are carried out in a drive-through Covid-19 testing programme amid a rapidly growing outbreak.
19 Aug 2021
Africa has vaccinated more than 50 million people against COVID. However, that figure is way below other continents. As a result, countries such as Kenya and Rwanda are pushing for partial vaccination mandates.