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The root causes of Cameroon's youth brain drain

Fri, 02/23/2024 - 15:10
High living costs, few employment opportunities and a desire to support their families are driving many Cameroonian youths to emigrate.

Hungary signs deal to buy Swedish fighter jets, says Orban

Fri, 02/23/2024 - 14:49
The deal for four Saab JAS Gripen warplanes comes after the Hungarian government said it would no longer block Sweden's bid to join NATO. Orban said the deal strengthens Hungary's commitment to the military alliance.

Aphasia, dementia: What was Wendy Williams diagnosed with?

Fri, 02/23/2024 - 14:45
Former US TV host Wendy Williams has been diagnosed with aphasia and dementia. The American celebrity has been struggling with health issues for years.

Is it safe to smoke cannabis while driving?

Fri, 02/23/2024 - 14:36
Cannabis looks set to become legal in Germany. There will be a THC limit for its use in road traffic, as with alcohol. But setting a limit is difficult.

Decoding China: China's top diplomat polishes image at MSC24

Fri, 02/23/2024 - 14:33
In what could be his last appearance on the global stage, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi used last week's Munich Security Conference to portray China as a guarantor of global stability.

Poland: EU poised to decide on unblocking frozen funding

Fri, 02/23/2024 - 13:45
The COVID recovery monies had been withheld because of a dispute between the EU and the former government, but now Donald Tusk's administration could roll back media and legal reforms in return for billions in funding.

Shamima Begum: Former 'IS' wife loses UK citizenship appeal

Fri, 02/23/2024 - 12:44
The British-born woman again lost an appeal against the removal of her British citizenship. She left the UK for Syria in 2015, and married a fighter belonging to the "Islamic State."

Ukraine war: How to speed up ammunition production

Fri, 02/23/2024 - 12:09
Promises from the West to deliver ammunition to Ukraine quickly are not being kept. But there are glimmers of hope. The industry is reorienting itself and the government is helping out.

Paper book or e-reader: Which is better for the planet?

Fri, 02/23/2024 - 12:09
Readers beware: Digital books save forests but also create toxic e-waste. Paper, meanwhile, is a renewable resource, though billions of hard copy books produce a high carbon footprint.

Belarus make controversial history at beach soccer World Cup

Fri, 02/23/2024 - 12:02
Belarus' beach soccer team is making history at the FIFA beach soccer World Cup in Dubai, but their presence is controversial.

India confirms citizens have joined Russian military

Fri, 02/23/2024 - 11:53
New Delhi has confirmed that some of India's citizens have signed up for "support jobs" with the Russian army. The Indian government says it is working with Moscow to secure their discharge.

Austria: Court to rule in ex-Chancellor Sebastian Kurz perjury case

Fri, 02/23/2024 - 11:50
Former Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is charged with making false statements to a parliamentary inquiry into alleged corruption in his first government. He could face up to three years in jail if found guilty.

Germany's Bundestag to vote on cannabis legalization

Fri, 02/23/2024 - 11:13
New legislation put forward by the German ruling coalition would allow limited possession and cultivation of the drug. The conservative Christian Democratic Union opposes the government's proposal. DW has the latest.

Scientists unveil 240-million-year-old dragon-like reptile

Fri, 02/23/2024 - 05:37
The fossils of the reptile called Dinocephalosaurus orientalis were originally identified in 2003. The discovery of more complete specimens since then has allowed scientists to fully describe the creature.

Ukraine updates: US to impose 'major sanction package' on Russia

Fri, 02/23/2024 - 04:39
The sanctions come as Russia's war in Ukraine threatens to drag on for a third year, and follows the death of opposition leader Alexei Navalny in a penal colony.

UK police seize record cocaine shipment bound for Hamburg

Fri, 02/23/2024 - 04:15
A record shipment of cocaine was hidden among bananas in a Germany-bound container in the port of Southampton, British police said.

Moon landing: US private spacecraft makes touchdown

Fri, 02/23/2024 - 01:42
The Odysseus mission marks the first controlled descent to the lunar surface by a US spaceship since Apollo 17 in 1972. The company behind the mission said flight controllers received a weak signal from the moon lander.

US private spacecraft lands on lunar surface

Fri, 02/23/2024 - 01:42
The Odysseus mission marks the first controlled descent to the moon's surface by a US spaceship since Apollo 17 in 1972. The company behind the mission said flight controllers received a weak signal from the moon lander.

New EU anti-money laundering agency to be based in Frankfurt

Thu, 02/22/2024 - 21:57
The financial hub in central Germany beat eight other cities vying to host the bloc's Anti-Money Laundering Authority.

Spain: Fire engulfs high-rise apartment block in Valencia

Thu, 02/22/2024 - 21:41
Over 20 firefighting units and five ambulances were deployed to the scene, authorities said. Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez offered "all the help that is necessary" to the city.

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