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Mount Etna, Europe's most active volcano, has awed even seasoned volcanologists in recent days with spectacular spurts of lava lighting up the Sicilian sky each night.

"It gives us something to look forward to." Brisbane in Australia is one step closer to hosting the 2032 OlympicsAU 🏅

India and Pakistan's military leaders agreed to cease the exchange of gunfire that became more prevalent in recent months. The two countries have been in dispute over the Jammu and Kashmir region for more than 70 years.

Death toll in Ecuador prison riots increases to 79, as hundreds of police storm jails in three cities in efforts to quell the unrest.

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German army doctors were welcomed with open arms in Portugal when they recently came to help fight the pandemic. But the fact that they are working in a Chinese-owned clinic has drawn criticism.

Tar has stained nearly 160 kilometers of Israel's coastline in what authorities called "one of the most serious ecological disasters" in the country's history.

Thanks to a movement highlighting racism in the fashion industry, five designers of African origin led the "We are Made in Italy" runway show.

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and his supporters rallied in the capital Yerevan after accusing the armed forces of an attempted coup against his government.

Germany's Left party is struggling in the polls. A few months before the national election, the socialists hope a new leadership duo will give them fresh momentum.


"I really am sorry, from the bottom of my heart. But if the price we pay is 590 deaths a day then this in unacceptable." German Chancellor Angela Merkel begs Germans to follow coronavirus restrictions in an unusually emotional appeal ahead of Christmas.

A five-year-old boy who had not received the measles vaccine went on holiday to Costa Rica with his parents. The country had been measles free for five years before his arrival.

EXCLUSIVE: China is tracking every movement of its Uighur minority to find reasons to detain them, a leaked document DW obtained from a whistleblower shows. People have been arrested for growing beards or having too many children: #KarakaxList 

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It was one of the most brutal nights in Nigeria, since the #endSARS  protests began. DW correspondent @FannyFacsar  witnessed the moment when shots were fired at a peaceful protest in Lagos.

UPDATE: The finance minister of the German state of Hesse, Thomas Schäfer, apparently committed suicide in despair about the scale of the state response required to tackle the #coronavirus  crisis, initial investigations suggest.

For Iraqi women like this model and Instagrammer, daring to be visible in a conservative country can be a death sentence.

Florida man goes home after four tumultuous years in public office.

A DW reporter and his camera operator have been shot at with projectiles by Minneapolis police and threatened with arrest while covering the protests sparked by the death of George Floyd.

"I feel objectified. I feel like a piece of land that Indians were waiting to buy." Kashmiri women say they're being harassed and sexually abused in Indian-administered Kashmir. Here are their stories.

Police dogs in Ecuador received their last salutes before going into retirement. Good job! ?

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