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31 Jul
A surge in Taliban attacks could pose a real threat to the Afghan government and its "unprepared" security forces, according to a report by the US Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction.
4 Jul
The announcement by Tehran effectively ends the international monitoring of Iran's nuclear ambitions, which formed part of the landmark 2015 deal with world powers.
3 Jun
A report by IAEA chief Rafael Grossi says Tehran has failed to provide a proper explanation for the discovery of uranium particles at three sites across the country.
28 Apr
The UK's Electoral Commission says it has launched a formal investigation into the financing of a lavish makeover of Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Downing Street apartment.
20 Dec 2020
Lawmakers worldwide, especially women, are facing an "upward trend" of violence and intimidation, warns the International Parliamentary Union. Most of the 552 cases it examined involved abuse of opposition MPs.
2 May 2020
A US watchdog has said the NATO-led mission to Afghanistan has withheld information on the number of Taliban attacks in 2020. President Trump is keen on the success of a peace agreement between the US and the Taliban.
17 Jan 2020
The ruling Austrian People's Party were fined by an independent watchdog for spending around €6 million more than was allowed in the 2017 election. The fine comes a week after they re-entered government in coalition.

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18 mins ago
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.
18 mins ago
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.
1 hour 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.
1 hour 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.
3 hours ago
Turkey's Finance Minister, Lutfi Elvan, has resigned amid another plunge in the value of the country's currency, the lira. He is being replaced by his deputy, Nureddin Nebati, who supports President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's controversial economic policies. The lira has lost almost half of its value this year as Erdogan has pushed for low interest rates, despite rising inflation. Also today, we look at how some French parents are choosing to rent toys for their children, instead of buying new ones.
3 hours ago
Fighting continues in Ethiopia, where rebel groups are advancing on the capital Addis Ababa. While much has been said about the northern front, where the army is at war with the Tigray Defense Forces (TDF), another armed group – allied to Tigrayans – is fighting from the south and west of the country. The Oromo Liberation Army (OLA) now controls a large swathe of territory. Together, the TDF and OLA plan to topple the government and take over the capital. The government accuses these rebel groups of committing crimes against civilians, including several massacres. Our regional correspondent reports.