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11 months ago

Republic of Karakalpakstan retains autonomy in Uzbekistan -- Mass protests erupted in response to a proposed change to Uzbekistan's constitution that would have revoked the self-determination of the Republic of Karakalpakstan. DW takes a closer look at the history of the region.

5 hours ago

Shireen Abu Akleh: US experts say fatal shot 'likely' fired from Israeli position -- A team of US forensic experts said gunfire from Israeli army positions was "likely responsible" for the death of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, but there was "no reason to believe" shooting was intentional.

6 hours ago

US: Suspect detained after shooting at Chicago parade leaves 6 dead, dozens wounded -- A man is in police custody after an hours-long manhunt near the Chicago suburb of Highland Park where a deadly shooting took place during an Independence Day parade.

8 minutes ago

Dutch farmers block food distribution centers over new environmental rules - Farmers in the Netherlands reacted angrily to a proposal by lawmakers, including a plan to shut down some cattle farms to tackle harmful nitrogen emissions.

5 hours ago

Exposed: How big farm lobbies undermine EU's green agriculture plan

5 hours ago

Aminata Toure becomes first Black German in state Cabinet -- As the social affairs, youth, family, seniors and equality minister of Schleswig-Holstein, Aminata Toure has pledged to fight for more diversity in politics. She's the first Black member of a German state government.

4 hours ago

South Korea returns to nuclear power's warm embrace - President Yoon Suk-yeol is going all in on nuclear power, both at home and abroad, marking a shift from his predecessor's undecided approach.

13 hours ago

South Korea: New president calls on North to denuclearize

13 hours ago

Nuclear power making a comeback in Germany?

13 hours ago

EU to set up a platform for Ukrainian reconstruction — live updates - At the Ukraine Recovery Conference in Lugano, Ursula von der Leyen said the European Union would set up a platform to coordinate the rebuilding of the country after Russia's invasion. DW has the latest.

8 hours ago

Ukraine's military withdraws from Lysychansk as Russia claims control — live updates

13 hours ago

Ukrainians struggle to repair homes damaged in war

8 hours ago

France: Macron reshuffles Cabinet after election struggles -- The French president has reshuffled his cabinet after losing an absolute majority in parliamentary elections last month. Some had to leave after losing their seats, others are facing different problems.

11 hours ago

Italy: Rescue workers search for survivors of glacier collapse -- Rescuers find a seventh body after Sunday's avalanche caused by a collapsed glacier. Thermal drones have been used to try identify body heat in amongst the snow.

5 hours ago

Is freedom of expression under threat in India? -- India's press freedom ranking has fallen, according to Reporters Without Borders. The arrest of a journalist over an old Twitter post may explain why.

12 hours ago

Karakalpakstan protests: Uzbek authorities say 18 killed -- Protests broke out in the autonomous Karakalpakstan province over plans for constitutional amendments that would chop away secession rights.

14 hours ago

As floods intensify, governments consider managed retreat -- Climate change could force billions to move by the end of the century, displaced by floods and rising sea levels. Instead of trying to prolong the inevitable, some communities are already adapting.

9 hours ago

Argentina: Silvina Batakis appointed economy minister after abrupt departure of Guzman -- Silvina Batakis comes in at a time when the Argentine economy is in full-blown crisis mode, with inflation above 60%, a high fiscal deficit and fears rising about debt defaults.

10 hours ago

World cities celebrate LGBTQ rights at Pride -- Pride parades take over the streets of major cities around the world in late June, as people celebrate LGBTQ communities and colorfully demonstrate for more equality, acceptance and respect.

7 days ago

DW News Asia with Jared Reed, 4 July 2022 -- Today we focus on India's water worries. It's hoped the much-awaited monsoon rains will lessen the blow of severe drought in some areas. We speak to an expert on why climate change is making weather patterns more unpredictable. Plus, the success of India's network of women 'water friends' in saving the precious resource.

7 hours ago

Video shows Ohio police killing Black man, protests ensue -- Authorities said the officers believed the man had shot at them earlier from a vehicle and feared he was preparing to fire again.

16 hours ago

Opinion: Hong Kong-China: Beijing must be held accountable for its actions - On the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong's handover of British rule to China, Beijing's strongarm tactics against the rule of law and democracy are making life miserable for many Hongkongers, writes Chung Ching Kwong.

3 days ago

The 77 Percent - 21.09.2020 - 77 percent of Africans are younger than 35. Those 77 percent can shape the continent's future.

1 month ago

The Benin Bronzes are coming home! -- After years of discussion and agitation, Germany has agreed to return looted African colonial artefacts.

1 day ago

DW News Africa with Raheela Mohamed, 1 July 2022 -- Growing calls for an independent investigation into Melilla migrant deaths +++ In Mozambique, thousands flee attacks on previously safe areas of Cabo Delgado +++ Remains of DR Congo's independence icon Patrice Lumumba are laid to rest +++ US military adds Ghana to African Lion anti-terrorism exercise +++ Meet Nigeria's Super Falcons before they head to Morocco for the Women's AFCON.

3 days ago

Indonesia: Meet Sumatra's 'daredevil princess' -- Her daredevil job, gender and tattoos all draw attention, but not always for the right reasons.

3 days ago

Fishing boats mark quarter of century since British rule -- Hong Kong's independence from British rule has been all but plain sailing for many in the city over the past 3 years.

4 days ago

Philippines: Life in 'the Venice of Malabon' -- The Artex Compound was a former housing estate for cotton mill workers until it became flooded in 2004.

4 days ago

Fighting plastics and unemployment in Ethiopia -- Ethopian entrepreneur Kidist Tesfaye challenges pollution by producing ecofriendly bags out of paper and fabrics.

4 days ago

Lesotho's cannabis becomes big business -- Medicinal marijuana could be the next big agricultural money-spinner for the mountain kingdom of Lesotho.

12 hours ago

Tanzania: Endangered chimpanzees versus humans -- In Western Tanzania, chimpanzee's habitats are under pressure from human encroachment and the clearing of wild areas.

5 days ago

Pakistani app improves the lives of deaf people -- The ConnectHear app is making communication easier for thousands of people with hearing disabilities.

5 days ago

Islamic school helps people with mental illness -- A boarding school in Indonesia has been caring for people with psychological disorders and drug addiction for decades.

7 days ago

Kenyans fight invasive colonial-era plant -- Pastoralists in northern Kenya have declared war on an invasive plant introduced by British colonizers.

9 days ago

The women behind Indonesia's 'peace village' -- The initiative aims to tackle the threat of extremism by empowering communities and promoting female leadership.

11 days ago

Kenyan community gives safe haven to rhinos -- A community-run conservation area in Kenya is protecting black rhinoceros and reaping the rewards with tourism dollars.

10 days ago

The forgotten Afghan evacuees in Albania's resort towns -- The Balkan country took in thousands of Afghans fleeing the Taliban takeover.

11 days ago

Have tribal marks outlived their purpose? -- Tribal markings are a fast-vanishing aspect of African society. But some cultural enthusiasts want the practice to stay.

8 days ago

World in Progress: Educating people at home instead of sending them away

5 days ago

World in Progress: How to bring training opportunies to Kenya's remote areas?

5 days ago

Lesotho's deal with water -- As Lesotho exports water to parched neighbor South Africa, its villagers and ecosystem suffer.

1 month ago

How circular economy is shrinking global waste -- Because so few buildings are built sustainably, the construction industry creates huge amonts of waste each year.

3 days ago

Making furniture from beer -- In Switzerland, furniture ahs been produced completely by using waste from breweries.

3 days ago

Streetfood from Mumbai -- Pani poori are filled dough balls available at lots of small street vendors in Mumbai.

3 days ago

Brazil: The fear of the Amazon loggers -- Brazil's Karipuna people are fighting against oppession and efforts to drive them from their land.

3 days ago

Fighting for Chile's Araucaria Forest -- Deforestation and climate change have made monkey-puzzle trees in Chile an endangered species.

7 days ago

Global Living Room: Kenya -- Rhoda Akinyi lives with her four children in Mbita on Lake Victoria and works as a fish trader.

7 days ago

Drought in Germany -- The water level of many lakes in Germany is dwindling, especially around the capital Berlin.

9 days ago

Water worries in Bhutan -- Bhutan is feeling the effects of climate change, but is fighting the water crisis with bold ideas.

17 days ago

ECOWAS: West African bloc lifts Mali economic sanctions -- The sanctions have badly hit Mali, with its economy already under severe strain from military coups and a decade-long jihadist insurgency.

1 day ago