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Around the Globe 21.04.2017 | 16:00 UTC
Schoolchildren killed in South African bus crash
Eighteen children and two teachers have died after a minibus collided with a truck on a road outside of the South African city of Pretoria. Many of the students were trapped inside as fire engulfed the vehicle.
Where will Europe's mega-election year 2017 leave the Left?
Left-of-center parties are facing potentially disastrous elections in France, the UK and Germany in 2017. DW asks if we are seeing the final nail in the coffin of social democracy?
Democratic Republic of Congo
Mass graves in DR Congo opposition stronghold Kasai
Kasai is a major trouble spot in Democratic Republic of Congo. Over the last eight months, 400 people have died in clashes between militia and government troops. UN investigators have registered 40 mass graves.
Australian agency uncovers new evidence in missing flight MH370
Australian authorities have doubled down on the location of a missing Malaysia Airlines jet, saying it is likely north of the former search zone. The new report offers hope to family members that the plane may be found.
Child refugees in Greece sell sex for smugglers' fees
Researchers warn that child refugees in Greece are selling their bodies to fund their journeys to the heart of Europe. But as Anthee Carassava reports, few are prepared to abandon the dream of reaching their destination.
Why lemon water in the morning is healthy
It's a great way to start your day: drinking a glass of warm water with the fresh-pressed juice of half a lemon. It's a practice that's thought to have all sorts of health benefits.
Ukraine arrests two on corruption allegations
Ukraine has detained a prominent energy executive and a former MP on graft allegations. Strengthening anti-graft measures is a key demand of the IMF and Western governments.
Mosul: The battle for Iraq's future
Three-fourths of the Iraqi metropolis have been freed from "Islamic State." As anti-IS forces advance on the northwestern city of Mosul, what's needed is a political strategy.
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