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10 Aug
More than 40 villagers were massacred by suspected extremists in northern Mali, while 12 troops were killed in neighboring Burkina Faso.
7 Aug
Across Spain, dozens of villages do not have access to drinkable water due to agricultural pollution, a lack of water quality controls and drought. Residents have no alternative but to purchase bottled water for their everyday needs and many are campaigning for change.
18 Jul
Bangladeshis are rushing home to celebrate Eid al-Adha, the country's second-biggest religious festival, despite a lockdown and rise in coronavirus cases. However, authorities have said the nationwide coronavirus lockdown will be lifted Thursday, even as new infections soared to record levels.
14 Jun
A Nigerian regional governor called on the residents to "defend themselves" against bandits following the latest brutal attack.
23 May
Several Greek villages have been evacuated as firefighters battle the country's first major blaze of the year on a mountain range overlooking the Gulf of Corinth. Six villages and two monasteries were evacuated after the fire broke out near the village of Schinos, some 90 kilometres (56 miles) west of Athens.
21 May
Healthcare workers walk from village to village in Western Kenya's Siaya country in a mobile vaccination drive to reach people who live far from health facilities.
23 Apr
Dozens have been killed in a series of raids on communities in Zamfara State, in north-western Nigeria. The region has seen a worrying spike in attacks from gunmen recently. Our correspondent Sam Olukoya tells us more. Also, France is defending the military takeover in Chad in the wake of the president's battlefield death, but the country's opposition says that current arrangements are dangerously fragile. And Ivorians are doing more of their shopping online. By 2025, e-commerce is expected to account for 10 percent of all sales. Our correspondents meet businesses profiting from the trend.
11 Dec 2018
In many Moroccan villages, bottled propane gas is the main source of power for cooking, heating and pumping water. Engineer Fatima Zahra Beraich has developed a simple process to make biogas from organic waste.

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Shooting to fame at the height of the Roaring Twenties in Paris, Josephine Baker was a Missouri-born dancer who found her spiritual home in France, far from the racial segregation of her native USA. Yet the early years of her career can make for uncomfortable viewing for a contemporary audience, with Baker seemingly complicit in numerous racist stereotypes. But for Ilana Navaro, director of the film "Josephine Baker: The Story of an Awakening", Baker "took what she had and, later on, turned it into a political tool" – as part of the French Resistance during World War II, and even later as a leading voice in the US civil rights movement.
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The OECD says recovery is being held back by supply bottlenecks and labor shortages. Calling for swifter vaccinations, it warns growth could be further derailed by new variant omicron.
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French far-right pundit Eric Zemmour has officially launched his bid for president with a 10-minute video clip on YouTube that looks like a crash course on replacement theory – immigrants supposedly taking over, violently – all to the dramatic sound of Beethoven's Seventh Symphony. We ask our panel about the unorthodox campaign launch.
8 hours ago
German academic Adrian Zenz tells DW how new documents show that speeches made by Chinese President Xi Jinping and other top leaders link the government to the crackdown on Uyghurs in Xinjiang.
8 hours ago
Sufi whirling is a form of dancing that dates back to the 12th or 13th century. This mystic tradition emphasises the inward search for the divine. Not many women practice the dance in public but we're joined in the studio by one of them, Rana Gorgani. She tells us more about this unique form of dance.