Category Archives: Top Stories

Istanbul gay pride march takes place despite ban

Police in riot gear have maintained a presence at a planned gay pride march in the Turkish city of Istanbul. The city’s LGBTI+ community and their friends had said they were determined to march. Continue reading

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Germany’s VW rolls first car off its Rwanda assembly line

Gridlock is a challenge for fast-growing urban Africa, where the middle class is acquiring more cars. In Rwanda, the German car maker Volkswagen is trying out an alternative transport system. Continue reading

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After G20: A look at left-wing radicalism in Europe

The recent violence in Hamburg, some of which was perpetrated by people who traveled there from across Europe, has thrown the spotlight on the extreme Left. DW looks at the basics of a very complex phenomenon. Continue reading

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G20: Fun things to know about capitalism’s big bash in Hamburg

For some, it’s the planet’s leaders trying to solve its biggest problems. For others, it’s capitalist exploiters plotting to expand their world domination. But wherever you stand on it, the G20 summit is plenty weird. Continue reading

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G20: Fun things to know about capitalism’s big bash in Hamburg

For some, it’s the planet’s leaders trying to solve its biggest problems. For others, it’s capitalist exploiters plotting to expand their world domination. But wherever you stand on it, the G20 summit is plenty weird. Continue reading

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Indian PM Modi tells Merkel India and Germany ‘made for one another’

At a press conference, the leaders of Germany and India have said that the countries’ relationship is of "international significance." But ongoing talks are emphasizing how best to beef up business ties. Continue reading

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Egypt’s Sufis suffer economic hardship

Amid celebrations at their largest religious festival of the year, Egypt’s Sufis are struggling with economic and security concerns. Farid Farid reports from Sayeda Zeinab. Continue reading

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Refugees in Iraq prepare for digital future

Not far from the conflict in northern Iraq, refugees are studying for their digital future. The IT concept aims to help them out of unemployment with computer skills. Ariana Dongus and Christina zur Nedden report. Continue reading

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Living alongside Lima’s wall of shame

The so-called wall of shame divides two areas in Lima. One belongs to the richest part of town, the other is a slum of wooden shacks, highlighting the Peruvian capital’s divide. Jurriaan van Eerten reports. Continue reading

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To cut, or not to cut? The never-ending debate around circumcision

Today is the "Worldwide Day of Genital Autonomy" and many people are demonstrating against the circumcision of young boys. Their arguments are serious – but so are those who are in favor of the practice. Continue reading

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