One of the most polluted places on Earth - Ogoniland, Nigeria - DW News.

The Niger Delta is Africa's most important oil-producing region and one of the most polluted places on Earth. For decades oil spills have damaged the environment and devastated lives here. Air, land, and water have all been polluted; High levels of chromium, lead, and mercury have had catastrophic effects on the residents' health and livelihoods.

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Chicago police release footage of shooting of unarmed 13-year-old - DW News.

Chicago police release footage of shooting of unarmed 13-year-old - DW News.

Chicago police release a much-debated video. It contains footage from a police officer's body camera that appears to show a 13-year-old boy dropping a handgun, then raising his hands just before the officer shoots, and kills him. The release of th...

COVID therapies and the long way to recovery  - COVID-19 Special.

COVID therapies and the long way to recovery - COVID-19 Special.

The long-term health effects of the coronavirus are still poorly understood. Some people bounce back quickly. While others struggle to recover from the virus.Facing trouble focusing and breathing, or suffering severe symptoms like organ damage. Re...

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More than 700 killed since Myanmar's military coup in February - DW News.

More than 700 killed since Myanmar's military coup in February - DW News.

The European Union is reportedly planning to sanction ten individuals and two companies connected to the military regime in Myanmar. According to news agency Reuters, the sanctions could come into effect by next week. The sanctions come amid a war...

Russia-Ukraine conflict: How did it start, where will it lead? - DW News.

Russia-Ukraine conflict: How did it start, where will it lead? - DW News.

French President Emmanuel Macron is hosting his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelenskyy in Paris for talks on escalating tensions with Russia. They'll be joined on a video call by German chancellor Angela Merkel. There's been growing alarm in re...

Hong Kong court sentences prominent pro-democracy activists - DW News.

Hong Kong court sentences prominent pro-democracy activists - DW News.

Ten of Hong Kong's most prominent democracy campaigners have been sentenced for their roles in the 2019 anti-government protests. Media tycoon, Jimmy Lai, will serve a total of 14-months in prison. He's been given TWO sentences for unauthorized as...