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Nigeria: A second chance through dance

Nigeria: A second chance through dance

Officials say Nigeria has more than 10 million children who are missing out on education. So how can they find their way back into classrooms? DW discovered how dance is helping some of them find the focus they need to keep learning.
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India: Curbs on the media in Kashmir

India: Curbs on the media in Kashmir

Two months after India suspended autonomy in Indian-controlled Kashmir, reporters there still face severe restrictions. Local media outlets are struggling to report freely under an unprecedented communications blackout. What does that mean for Kas...
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Gemany: A son in search of his roots

Gemany: A son in search of his roots

Jean-Paul Garcia experiences an emotional moment as he retrieves the possessions the Nazis seized from his father during World War II.
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Kenya: Bees not cattle for the Maasai

Kenya: Bees not cattle for the Maasai

With the decline of livestock herding due to drought and shrinking communal lands, the Maasai community in Kenya is slowly embracing commercial bee farming.
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Peru: A farmer takes on the loggers

Peru: A farmer takes on the loggers

In mid-2019 a Peruvian court sentenced the Tamshi cocoa company for illegal deforestation in establishing plantations in the Amazon, and ordered the company to pay four million euros. DW met a farmer who had refused to sell his land to the firm.
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Northern Iraq: Postwar Boom

Northern Iraq: Postwar Boom

The Islamic State's war in Iraq also paralyzed the Kurdish region even though it was largely spared from the fighting. Now the economy there is recovering from the disruption.
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Germany: Therapy Ban for Homosexuality

Germany: Therapy Ban for Homosexuality

Germany wants to become the second EU country to ban the controversial practice.
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Bangladesh: Prostitution in Refugee Camps

Bangladesh: Prostitution in Refugee Camps

Life is grim for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh's sprawling camps. They are not allowed to work and are reduced to begging. Many women turn to the sex industry, while others are lured into prostitution abroad by empty promises of jobs and marriage.
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Low Calories And Exercise Can Make Bones Fragile

Low Calories And Exercise Can Make Bones Fragile

New research shows that being in a constant caloric deficit combined with intense exercise can hurt our bones.
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Mauritius: A model for religious tolerance

Mauritius: A model for religious tolerance

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 ...
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Yemen: Culture in times of civil war

Yemen: Culture in times of civil war

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.
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Mediterranean: Sea rescue from the air

Mediterranean: Sea rescue from the air

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.
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