Category Archives: In Depth

Credit card cloning on rise in India amid Narendra Modi’s cashless push

Lack of awareness, outdated ATMs and less-secure cards make the country an easy target for criminal gangs. Could the rise in fraud cases deter Indians from endorsing their leader’s cashless pitch? Continue reading

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Ukrainians nervous that Trump, Putin could decide on Crimea question

The meeting between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin has many concerned in Kyiv. Many fear there is a chance the leaders will come to an agreement on the annexation of Crimea without involving Ukraine. Continue reading

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Six stumbling blocks in German-Russian relations

When Angela Merkel meets Vladimir Putin in Sochi, there will be new common ground to discuss: Germany and Russia both want to save the Iran deal. Beyond that, however, there are some serious differences. Continue reading

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UK’s aging nuclear reactors have ‘reached threshold limit’

Nuclear plant operator EDF Energy is hoping to restart a reactor it had to close because of new cracks. Experts have warned against extending the lives of old reactors, saying operators are "gambling with public safety." Continue reading

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Trump and Putin take center stage as Hamburg’s G20 begins

This will be no easy meeting for German Chancellor Merkel. Disagreement on several issues hangs in the air, while the sideline meetings of Trump, Putin and Co. could overshadow the summit itself, Bernd Riegert reports. Continue reading

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Hate speech curb should look beyond Facebook, Twitter

German regulators cracking down on hate speech on social media should also look at lesser known players beyond Facebook and Twitter, say experts. They also think it could be a model for others – with one exception. Continue reading

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Uncensored: Muslim women speak about women’s rights

A new book "Usensurert" (Uncensored) by Norwegian journalist Birgitte C. Huitfeldt presents a look behind the veil of what it means to be a woman in the Muslim world. Jan Tomes talked to her about their concerns. Continue reading

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Siberia: The search for a lost Gulag village

Four Lithuanians are going on an expedition to the Siberian wilderness to find out more about their grandparents’ tragedy when they were deported by Stalin. Karolis Vysniauskas reports from Vilnius. Continue reading

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Families in Turkey’s southeast continue to suffer

Over 24,000 people were internally displaced in the southeast of Turkey in the wake of the conflict there. Many of them have still not found a home. Tessa Fox reports from Diyarbakir. Continue reading

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A cyberexpert explains how Petya differs from WannaCry

A month after WannaCry infected computers across the world, a new, localized ransomware has caused issues for multinational corporations. DW spoke with the cyberexpert Matthieu Suiche on how this outbreak is different. Continue reading

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