Reports suggest that more illegal drugs are consumed in the country than anywhere else in Europe. ... The government, though, is taking action, introducing on-the-spot fines of €200 for anyone caught consuming drugs.2
Nobel Peace Prize laureate Maria Ressa, who delivered the keynote address at this year's DW Global Media Forum in Bonn, has been at the forefront of the campaign against fake news and disinformation in the Philippines.
In less than a decade, India's digital penetration has more than doubled to reach over 50 percent of its 1.3 billion residents. It's all part of PM Narendra Modi's ambitious plan to turn the country into a trillion-dollar digital economy.
It's been one year since Myanmar's military toppled the democratically elected government and launched a brutal crackdown on popular protest. DW spoke with Dr. Sasa, a spokesman for Myanmar's government-in-exile, about how the opposition plans to restore democratic rule.
Three years into Lebanon's devastating financial collapse, some 80 percent of the population is now living below the poverty line. The situation is driving more and more people to risk their lives on the open seas.
A Russian-installed official in the Ukrainian city of Kherson says Russian forces who have conceded swaths of territory are "regrouping." Kyiv claims gains in three of the four regions Moscow says it has now annexed.