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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.
Tens of thousands join birthday protests against S. Africa's Zuma
Waiting for the rain in parched Cape Town
South Africa's Zuma survives latest ouster attempt
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?
French Socialists struggle in party stronghold
Conflict Zone - Guest: Corinne Narassiguin, French Socialist Party
Corbyn: Trump win is a warning to the West
Germany's Left party tries to distinguish itself with ambitious election platform
Opinion: Schulz has not beaten Merkel yet
After Hollande, the end of the Socialist Party of France?
Greens bleed support, SPD steady, Merkel looking up
Opinion: Martin Schulz heads to Berlin – a stroke of luck for the SPD
Labour leader Corbyn comes out fighting
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.
Violence spirals in DR Congo
DRC opposition protests banned
Congo reacts to Tshisekedi's death
Two UN officials kidnapped in DR Congo
DR Congo opposition piles pressure on Kabila with general strike
UN may ask ICC to probe DRC 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.
MH370 families aim to privately fund search for missing aircraft
Investigators describe 'likely' crash site as searchers for MH370 return to port
End of search for Malaysia Airlines plane MH370 - 'We still need answers'
MH370 search team says wreckage could be out of current search zone
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.
EU-Turkey deal - a year of returning migrants
Greeks still hostile to reforms despite economic depression
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.
Dismantling decades of corruption in Ukraine
Controversial new amendment puts corruption fighters under pressure in Ukraine
Ukraine central bank chief resigns
Germany warns Ukraine over graft
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.
The destruction in western Mosul
Caged in war: evacuating Mosul's zoo
No end to 'Islamic State' murders of Yazidis
Refugees in Germany lend a hand to displaced persons in Iraq
Mosul's displaced: 'I'm at the end of my years and have to live in a tent'
Ex-Iraqi soldier on trial in Berlin for war crimes
UN: Mosul fighting has displaced nearly half a million Iraqis
Dozens killed in Tikrit attacks bearing 'Islamic State' hallmarks
Gabriel: Germany's security is being protected in Iraq
US probes Mosul airstrikes which left Iraqi civilians dead
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