The popular Lagos yellow taxis may soon disappear from Lagos roads and streets. The government is not only taking the rickety cars off the streets, it plans to replace them with blue and white painted mini SUVs and saloon vehicles.
31 Jul 2021
As the number of shea trees in West and East Africa rapidly declines, one group is trying to preserve shea parklands for generations to come.
21 Jul 2021
Officials discussed measures to curb North Korea's ballistic missile and nuclear program during talks in Tokyo. But tensions between Japan and South Korea continue to simmer.
27 Apr 2021
A former US Special Representative for Ukraine has told DW pre-emptive measures should be taken to stave off the Russian threat. Kurt Volker also said Vladimir Putin doesn't want Ukraine to be a successful democracy.
26 Jan 2021
Law enforcement and intelligence officials have been directed to conduct a full assessment of potential domestic terrorism and extremism following the US Capitol attack.
14 Jan 2021
Abu Bakar Bashir, a radical Islamic cleric linked to the 2002 Bali bombings, has been freed from prison. Although his release raises security concerns, experts say Bashir has largely lost his following.
6 Jul 2019
The number of forest fires in Germany jumped fourfold last year, setting a 15-year high. Hot, dry conditions have increased threat levels, and there are concerns local fire brigades are ill-equipped to respond.