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26 Nov
Rising gas and oil prices have plunged Europe into its worst energy crisis in decades. France has been hit hard, but perhaps not for the reasons you would expect. Nuclear and hydroelectric power, the country's main sources of electricity, are both running out of steam. Has the French energy mix hit a breaking point? We take a closer look in this edition of Down to Earth.
19 Oct
The French porn industry is facing its moment of reckoning. A two-year police investigation has blown the lid off widespread abuse of vulnerable women. A Senate report is now aiming to improve conditions by bringing about stricter controls. In this show, we meet three women who are trying to change the way the adult film industry in France operates.
21 Jan
The rollout of 5G service may seem like a great thing to device lovers, but for some international airlines it's a major worry. This week, American phone carriers AT&T and Verizon agreed to a partial delay in activating their 5G networks in the US over safety concerns. For more, we speak to technology policy expert Roslyn Layton.
27 Jul 2021
Turmoil grips Tunisia as President Kais Saied sacks the prime minister and suspends parliament with help from the army. Also, fresh anti-government protests in Eswatini leave at least two people dead. Finally, we meet the young entrepreneur in Cameroon hoping to reduce his country's reliance on fish imports. We bring you all these stories and more in this edition of Eye on Africa.
23 Jul 2021
Haitians mourned President Jovenel Moise at a funeral in his hometown, as anger over his death triggered violent protests just outside the event.
13 Jun 2021
Spain captain Sergio Busquets has tested positive for COVID-19, the national team announced on Sunday (June 6) eight days before their first match at Euro 2020. The positive test has thrown their tournament preparations into chaos with the team forced to pull out of Tuesday's warm-up friendly against Lithuania.
6 Mar 2021
"Covid has taken over" says Beverly Veres, feeling abandoned by health authorities as her two sons battle heroin addiction. In rural Pennsylvania, Beverly and her husband feel the pandemic has taken away precious help to battle the country's opioid epidemic, whilst Savannah Johnson -- a 26-year-old former drug addict -- explains that she risked relapse at the start of 2020.
1 Oct 2018
More than two million Venezuelans have left their country since 2014, fleeing political and economic turmoil. Other countries in the region say they are overwhelmed by the mass exodus. DW's Ofelia Harms caught up with some Venezuelans in Colombia.

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It's the biggest legal consequence so far in the wake of the January 6 insurrection. Stewart Rhodes, who heads the Oath Keepers militia, has been found guilty of seeking to keep Donald Trump in power by carrying out a mob attack on the US Capitol. A conviction on sedition is very rare and carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in jail. We take a closer look.
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A court in Mozambique on Wednesday (November 30) started delivering its judgement in a case involving 19 people accused of various crimes for their alleged roles in the disappearance of hundreds of millions of dollars in government-backed loans.
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French President Emmanuel Macron's state visit to the US is bringing simmering EU-US tensions over economic policy to the boil. At the heart of European criticisms are multi-billion-dollar economic support packages that could be perceived as giving the US an unfair advantage. Also in the show, the US Congress is heeding Joe Biden's call to do whatever it takes to avert a costly railroad shutdown. Plus, French butchers take to the streets to protest the rise in energy prices.
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On Thursday, Stephanie Frappart will become the first female referee to officiate a men's World Cup match when she takes charge of Costa Rica vs. Germany. One of her assistants, Neuza Back, has worked in Qatar before.
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The Spanish government wants the use of gender stereotypes for the advertising of toys a thing of the past. The code of conduct, which will be enacted from December 1, aims to avoid biases toward gender roles.
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Fifty-Five years after innocent Asaba indigenes were callously massacred in the fratricidal Nigerian Civil War, the first major show on this tragic contour opens today at Red Door Gallery, on Bishop Oluwole Street, Victoria Island, Lagos. The show ends on December 7, 2022.