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Botswana to capitalize on Russian sanctions - DW Africa.

Botswana to capitalize on Russian sanctions - DW Africa.

With sanctions damaging Russia's diamond production industry, Botswana is looking to cash in by raising its diamond prices. DW interviewed Botswana's President, Mokgweetsi Masisi, to find out more. Subscribe: For more news go to: Follow DW on soci...

Worst floods in 20 years in parts of Bangladesh and India - DW News.

Worst floods in 20 years in parts of Bangladesh and India - DW News.

Heavy rains have caused some of the worst flooding in two decades in parts of Bangladesh and India. At least 57 people have been killed and two mMillion left stranded in northeastern Bangladesh. Floods are not a new phenomenon during monsoon seaso...

Rescuing Ukraine's animal refugees - DW News

Rescuing Ukraine's animal refugees - DW News

Russia's war against Ukraine has uprooted millions of people, particularly in the south and east. Many have sought refuge in other parts of the country where the violence has been less intense. But it's not JUST people. Zoo animals also need to be...

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Somalian President welcomes re-deployment of US forces - DW Africa.

Somalian President welcomes re-deployment of US forces - DW Africa.

The newly elected President has welcomed the redeployment of US forces in Somalia where al-Shabab attacks had heightened due to a prolonged electoral crisis. This week, US President Joe Biden’s administration announced plans to send about 600 Amer...

Will Australian election winner be able to govern with a majority? - DW News.

Will Australian election winner be able to govern with a majority? - DW News.

Australia's Labor party is celebrating victory in national elections - ousting the governing Conservatives from power. Prime Minister-elect Anthony Albanese has promised to put tackling climate change at the top of his agenda. It was a key issue i...

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Cameroon President under pressure as opposition protesters forced into exile.

Cameroon President under pressure as opposition protesters forced into exile.

Amid fears of a military takeover is ready to pounce when Biya dies, citizens in Cameroon who oppose the continent's oldest sitting President are already being forced into exile. In this video, DW investigates what is happening and what might awai...

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Can Russia's rebounding currency help stop a recession? - DW Business Special.

Can Russia's rebounding currency help stop a recession? - DW Business Special.

Russians are heading for tough economic times. International sanctions against their country's government have led inflation to surge and its economy is heading for towards a brutal recession. But there are also signs that Russia is weathering som...

«It's totally unacceptable that war is back in Europe»  - OSCE's Secretary General Schmid - DW News.

«It's totally unacceptable that war is back in Europe» - OSCE's Secretary General Schmid - DW News.

The OSCE (Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe) is the world's largest regional security body. It has 57 members in Europe, North America and Central Asia -- including Russia and Ukraine. The OSCE's Secretary General Helga Schmid t...

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Fact check: How do I spot manipulated images? - DW News.

Fact check: How do I spot manipulated images? - DW News.

Some pictures on the Internet are unbelievable - and often, unfortunately, fake! But how can you tell? Tips from the DW fact check team. Subscribe: For more news go to: Follow DW on social media: ►Facebook: ►Twitter: ►Instagram: Für Videos in deut...

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Pandemic inequality: job loss and new opportunities - COVID-19 Special.

Pandemic inequality: job loss and new opportunities - COVID-19 Special.

The coronavirus pandemic caused massive job loss and financial ruin for many. In Zimbabwe, for example, many businesses went under. But some people who lost jobs have launched new businesses in the pandemic. We profile two, in South Africa and Col...

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Russia claims full control of Mariupol +++ Putin accused of weaponizing food & gas - Ukraine latest.

Russia claims full control of Mariupol +++ Putin accused of weaponizing food & gas - Ukraine latest.

The Russian Defense Ministry has said it fully controls the territory of the Azovstal steel plant in the southern Ukrainian city of Mariupol. According to the ministry, the last group of 531 Ukrainian fighters have now surrendered. Since May 16, a...

The billionaire class: a threat to democracy? - Business Beyond.

The billionaire class: a threat to democracy? - Business Beyond.

There are just a few thousand billionaires in the world. But their number is rising. And combined, they control a vast chunk of the entire wealth of the planet. They are also getting wealthier. According to Oxfam, the 10 richest in the world have ...

Former German Chancellor Schröder quits post at Russian energy company Rosneft - DW News.

Former German Chancellor Schröder quits post at Russian energy company Rosneft - DW News.

Former German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder has told Russia's state-owned oil company Rosneft that he cannot continue serving on its board of directors, a statement on the company's website says. German businessman and Nord Stream 2 CEO Matthias War...

Ukraine war putting pressure on global grain supply - DW News.

Ukraine war putting pressure on global grain supply - DW News.

Russia and Ukraine are the world's largest wheat exporters. Russia's attack on Ukraine and its blockade of Black Sea ports has triggered a crisis in global grain supplies. Africa is dependent on food imports. Jutta Urpilainen, EU Commissioner for ...

Ukrainian President Zelenskyy: Russian forces 'completely destroyed' the Donbas - DW News.

Ukrainian President Zelenskyy: Russian forces 'completely destroyed' the Donbas - DW News.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has said fighting in Donbas has turned the eastern Ukrainian region into "hell," as Russia refocused its offensive on the industrial territory. Zelenskyy also accused Russia of carrying out a campaign of ind...

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Concern grows as more countries detect monkeypox - DW News.

Concern grows as more countries detect monkeypox - DW News.

The UK and other European countries have reported a small number of human monkeypox infections, a virus rarely seen in Europe. The US, Canada and Australia are also investigating cases. Health services remain puzzled over how the virus is transmit...

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Biden takes action after US baby formula shortage -- but is it enough? - DW News.

Biden takes action after US baby formula shortage -- but is it enough? - DW News.

US president Joe Biden is facing mounting political pressure over a shortage of Baby Formula in The United States. The shortage was caused by the safety-related closure of the country’s largest formula manufacturing plant. Now Biden decided to tak...

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1700 Ukrainian soldiers reported to have surrendered - DW News.

1700 Ukrainian soldiers reported to have surrendered - DW News.

Russia says a total of 1700 Ukrainian fighters have now surrendered at the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol. If confirmed, that would be 700 more since Wednesday. Moscow says most have been taken to a prison colony in Russian-controlled territory,...

Plane crash in China: could the government be withholding information? - DW News.

Plane crash in China: could the government be withholding information? - DW News.

China’s deadliest aviation disaster in decades could have been deliberate. A media report citing US officials says crash of China Eastern flight MU 5735 COULD in March have been caused by "someone in the cockpit." US officials are helping to analy...

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Heat waves push India to ban export of wheat - DW News.

Heat waves push India to ban export of wheat - DW News.

Food shortages are becoming a major concern across the world. Last week India announced a ban on exporting wheat. That came as a surprise: India is the world's second largest wheat producer and had said it would fill the supply gap left by major s...