Thursday, 29th February 2024


2 days ago
The ongoing migrant crisis is unprecedented, both in scale and the effect it has had beyond the border states to cities located deep within the country. Major cities such as New York, Denver and Chicago are finding themselves under extreme financial pressure, exacerbated by the lack of federal funding or assistance.
24 Feb
In an interview with FRANCE 24, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said he expected that "regardless of the outcome of the US elections", Washington "will continue to be a committed NATO ally".
23 Feb
California-based chipmaker Nvidia showed with its latest earnings call that there is still room to grow, with revenue for the last quarter of 2023 surging 265 percent over the year to $22 billion and forecast to keep rising. In this edition of Business Daily, we take a look what Nvidia's success has been built on, and the potential challenges it could face moving forward.
20 Feb
Republicans in the US Congress are blocking a multi-billion-dollar military aid package that Ukraine urgently needs in its fight against Russia. Can Kyiv expect a release soon? At the Munich Security Conference, DW spoke with the former Commander of the US Army Europe, Ben Hodges.
20 Feb
A court in the Russian capital ruled Tuesday to keep Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich in custody pending his trial on espionage charges that he denies.
20 Feb
The 31-year-old is facing court over an attack on two women near Germany's famed Neuschwanstein castle, one of the country's most visited sites.
20 Feb
In an interview with FRANCE 24, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said he expected that "regardless of the outcome of the US elections", Washington "will continue to be a committed NATO ally". "It is in the security interest of the United States to have a strong NATO," Stoltenberg noted.
16 Feb
White House official John Kirby said the capability is concerning but has not been deployed yet. The statement came after a vague warning from the Republican head of the House Intelligence Committee.
14 Feb
Thousands of migrants from Central and South America are making their way toward Mexico's border with the United States. Many migrants hope to seek asylum in the US, where migration is becoming a politically fraught issue as illegal crossings rise steeply.
13 Feb
Police in the Democratic Republic of Congo fired tear gas to disperse protesters who burned tires and US and Belgian flags near Western embassies and United Nations offices in Kinshasa on Monday.
11 Feb
Former US president Ronald Reagan once said that the nine most terrifying words in the English language are "I'm from the government and I'm here to help". It's a rhetoric that struck a chord with his conservative base, with the idea that a smaller government can allow an individual or private organisation to operate more effectively.
5 Feb
The 2024 Grammy Awards were a night of glamour and celebration. But for the music business in general, times are getting tougher; we take a closer look. Also in this edition: Facebook faces an ageing user base as the social media giant marks its 20-year anniversary, and Boeing finds new production problems on the 737 MAX.


35 mins ago
A “historic day” for Sweden who will finally be able to join NATO after Hungary’s parliament ratified its bid. Also in the news: French schools start their student uniform trials as part of a controversial national experiment.
35 mins ago
South Africa has recorded a significant increase in the killing of rhinos by poachers. The uptick comes despite government efforts to crack down on the illegal trade in horns.
2 hours ago
Rarely discussed but extremely common: sex drive mismatch. It's very normal for couples to have different libidos. And you can fix it. Here's how.
2 hours ago
Los Ardillos is one of 16 crime groups in Guerrero that battle over drug-trafficking, kidnapping and extortion rackets, according to Defense Ministry documents cited by the daily Milenio. The state is a top producer of opium poppy, the main ingredient of heroin.
7 hours ago
Members of the Nigerian Labour Congress NLC on Tuesday morning protested nationwide over the biting economic hardship in the country.
7 hours ago
Seven months after the coup that overthrew President Mohamed Bazoum, Niger's security forces have seized large quantities of weapons in the capital. They say the military equipment belongs to France, and accuse Paris of trying to destabilise the country.