Defying intimidation attempts, thousands of people in Arkhangelsk, a city some 1,200 kilometers north of Moscow, have taken to the streets to protest plans to ship Moscow's garbage to their province.
Twenty-five years ago, the genocide in Rwanda resulted in the deaths of nearly a million people. Most were Tutsis killed by Hutu militias. The children of victims and perpetrators alike grapple with the horrors of the past while hoping for a bette...
In repressive Iran, a secret form of resistance among women is gaining in popularity: body art,specifically tattoos. They're not illegal, but they're definitely frowned upon, which is why tattoo artists try to keep their services a secret.
Farmers in Ghana now have a new app to help them market their products and get paid quickly for whatever they sell. It puts them in touch with the right people and can keep food from spoiling.
A woman in India who was 15 when she was attacked by a man 17 years her senior has become an activist and helps others survivors of acid attacks.
Builders in the city of Brest discovered they were building on the remains of over 1,000 Jews. A debate on what should happen began. But now the bones of the murdered Jews have been cleared and construction will continue despite the criticism.
Many Poles see Russia as a threat, especially since the Ukraine crisis and the annexation of Crimea. In the northeast of Poland is a large contingent of US soldiers, part of NATO's plan to secure Poland in the event of a provocation from the east.
Soccer-playing boys the world over dream of being scouted by top European clubs. Former Germany defender Klaus Augenthaler was in Lagos to pick 10 young players to represent Nigeria at the world finals of the FC Bayern Youth Cup in Germany.
In Jordan, women who work outside the home are the exception. But the country's economic crisis has pushed many women into the workforce. Police work has traditionally been considered a man's job, but women are joining the force in growing numbers.
In China only married couples can access the national sperm bank. Now a campaigner is calling for the law to be changed to allow single women the chance to conceive.
Alienated by a radicalization of the "yellow vest" movement, one of its founders has hung up her own yellow vest and launched a political party instead. Jacline Mouraud says she wants to fight for social justice in France in a constructive way.
Brexit is affecting people's lives across Europe. DW's Linda Vierecke met an English woman who owns a shop selling British goods in the German capital. It's been operating successfully for decades - but now she's ready to retire.