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Pope Francis wraps up his tour of Africa with a celebration of diversity on the island of Mauritius, where he will pay tribute to 19th-century missionary Father Jacques Laval, who worked for tolerance and is revered by members of all religions on ...
Since the beginning of Yemen's civil war, the country's cultural life has essentially come to a standstill. DW's Fanny Facsar met people there who believe that the best path toward peace and a return to normal life is through the pursuit of the arts.
DW Correspondent Max Zander accompanies a Sea Watch plane on the lookout for migrants in the Mediterranean. The reconnaissance flight route is roughly 70 miles off the Libyan coast, the central Mediterranean route between northern Africa and Europe.
Berliner Leo Kuchwalek is 102 years old. When he retired, forty years ago, he qualified as a swimming instructor and has been teaching children to swim ever since. It keeps him fit and active, and the kids enjoy having a swimming teacher who is so...
Stefan Klippstein is an expert on the dog trade. For over five years now, the volunteer animal welfarist has been rescuing dogs from smugglers. Millions of dogs are thought to be sold illegally in Europe every year.
Gonzalo Palomino Cruz is 13 years old and lives in Ollantaytambo, near Cusco in Peru. He is worried about climate change and that there is hardly any water in so many places in the world.
Renewable energies are the key in the fight against climate change. A startup in Mexico develops solar thermal energy for companies. Parabolic mirrors heat liquids up to 260 degrees Celsius - without generating greenhouse gases.
The "Fridays for Future" demonstrations have brought young people onto the streets around the world to finally spur politicians into action on the environment. In a training camp for activists, they learn how to peacefully fight for a cause.
Many slum dwellers in Manila live in constant fear of flooding. Their homes are often right at the water's edge. Rising sea levels make the problem worse. Now they are being relocated.
In Finland, record numbers of trees were felled in 2017. Environmentalists are outraged. The country's trees capture the equivalent of about half the amount of CO2 it puts out. But lumber exports are vital to Finland.
As uncertainty over Brexit drags on, people in Northern Ireland are losing their patience. Two thirds of the town of Newry, close to the Irish border, voted against Brexit. Now, they're hoarding foods and medicines.
If a rooster crows too early or too loudly, it may well be a matter for the French courts. Holiday cottage owners on the Isle of Oleron have filed complaints because their guests can't sleep in on a summer morning.
A growing number of Bosnia's LGBTI community is hiding their sexual orientation. Numerous attacks against LGBTI people have been reported in the country, where anti-gay sentiment can often be heard in public.
Housing in Barcelona is so scarce that developers are turning a profit off tiny "beehive flats." The three-square-meter cubicles barely fit a bed, but waiting lists are already running to the thousands.
The VW Bus was the right car at the right time. In 1948, the mini transporter filled a gap in the market and quickly became a global bestseller. The vehicle was incredibly versatile. Christoph Bauer takes the pickup version, the T1 Doka, out for a...
Audi's Q8 aspires to be a vehicle for all occasions - one that performs just as well on country roads or the highway as it does off-road. We put the luxury crossover to the test, to see if it delivers on its promises.
The Mara River flows 400 kilometers from Kenya to Tanzania, and also helps feed the Nile. A water management project will hopefully stop this precious resource from being a source of conflict between the countries.
Italy's birth rate is at a record low. Is it because young Italians lack confidence in the country's future? Italy has just formed its 66th government in 74 years. State debt and unemployment are high - and fewer Italians are choosing to have kids.
Most Scots oppose Brexit. Many hope another referendum on Scottish independence could allow the country to remain in the EU, if or when Brexit goes ahead. But the British parliament would have to agree to the vote.
New models just keep coming for the SUV segment. One of the latest is the Citroen C5 Aircross. To stand out from the crowd, Citroen put its own spin on convention. The C5 Aircross' main selling points are design and comfort.
They're typically Sicilian: Two-wheeled wooden carts decorated with elaborate carvings and paintings. Pulled by donkeys or horses, they were once the primary means of transport on the Italian island.
British design collective "Architects of Air" creates huge, cave-like art installations that are accessed through an air lock. Inside are bizarre arrangements of light and space.