Man accused of murdering Tupac appears in court
Duane "Keffe D" Davis, a self-described gangster who police and prosecutors say masterminded the shooting death of Tupac Shakur in Las Vegas in 1996, made his first appearance Wednesday before a Nevada judge.
Macron backs Corsican autonomy within France
French president Emmanuel Macron said he backed “autonomy” for Corsica “within the French Republic” as he visited the island on Thursday. France 24’s Clovis Casali takes a look at what this autonomy might look like.
Canada parliament speaker steps down after honouring Nazi
Canada's House Speaker has resigned after inviting a former Ukrainian soldier who fought in a Nazi division during the Second World War to Parliament. Dozens of members of that unit were allowed to settle in Canada — a decision that has ...
NYC bill would target slavery-connected statues
The New York City council is weighing a proposal that would remove statues of people who benefited from slavery. FOX 5 New York's Chris Welch has the latest.
Libyan UNESCO World Heritage sites threatened by floods
The United Nations Support Mission in Libya warned that an outbreak of diseases in the country's northeast, where floods have killed over 11,000 people, could create “a second devastating crisis”. The floods have also raised concerns abo...
Ancient Roman swords uncovered in Israel
Archaeologists recently discovered four Roman-era swords, dating back 1,900 years, in an Israeli cave overlooking the Dead Sea.
Chileans push to find missing Pinochet era relatives
Chilean President Gabriel Boric has launched a search plan to find the remains of people who went missing during the military rule of Augusto Pinochet. He made the announcement as the world commemorates the International Day of the Disap...
VR being used to help tourists see back in time
An increasing number of schools and museums are offering VR experiences that allow users to participate in historic events—unique adventures that leave a lasting impression.
Sixty years on from Luther King's iconic speech
Thousands of people descended on Washington, DC’s Lincoln Memorial in the United States on Saturday, to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the March on Washington. The protest in 1963 was the setting for Martin Luther King Junior’s famo...
Family of former UK PM apologises for enslaver past
A descendant of 19th century British prime minister William Gladstone is in Guyana to offer an apology for his family's historical ties to slavery. William Gladstone's father John was one of the largest slave owners in the British West I...
Berlin: The campaign to save a Soviet-era icon
How to deal with the lessons of a painful history? That’s a question which has troubled Germany since the end of World War II. An obscure airport building once used by the elite of East German and Soviet society has reignited this debate.
Ancient temple threatened by civil war
On the outskirts of Ma'rib in Yemen are the remains of the Kingdom of Sheba. These pre-Islamic temples, designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site this year, are now a tourist destination for the city's residents, who fear that it’s rich...
Jimmy Carter in "Final Chapter" of life
Former President Jimmy Carter and wife Rosalynn's grandson, Josh Carter, discloses that the couple is in their final chapter.
Netherlands pays reparations to Indonesians
In October 2020, the Netherlands announced it would offer 5,000 euros to the children of the victims of atrocities committed during the Indonesian War of Independence from 1945 and 1950. DW's Rebecca Napitupulu met with one of the famili...
Hawaii wildfire named deadliest in U.S. history
In the wake of the deadliest wildfire in modern U.S. history, Hawaii is devastated by a collapsed water system, scarce resources, and a desperate search for missing residents.
U.S. returns huge haul of stolen artifacts to Italy
The U.S. has returned 266 ancient artifacts to Italy. Police in Rome discovered the items had been looted and sold by an international network of smugglers - in the late 1990s. Antiquities up to 3,000 years old were among the haul. Italy...
Ukraine deploys Soviet-era tanks against Russia
Despite the delivery of modern Western tanks like the Leopard, the Soviet-era T-64 is still the standard battle tank for many Ukrainian battalions. DW's Mathias Bölinger visited a Ukrainian tank crew to find out more about the strengths ...
Spain exhumes mass graves left by dictator
For 80 years, Benita Navacerrada has longed to know where her father was buried after he was killed by the forces of dictator Francisco Franco. Two mass graves are being exhumed outside the Spanish capital, and she's hoping they might ho...
46,000 year old worm comes back to life
When scientists revived two female roundworms that were frozen in the Siberian permafrost for 46,000 years, they immediately started reproducing. Philipp Schiffer, group leader at the Institute for Zoology at the University of Cologne, e...
Looking back on 65 years of NASA
This month marks 65 years since NASA was created, forever altering the course of human history. Let's take a look back at what led us to where we are now.
Soviet-era symbol removed from Kyiv landmark
Workers in the Ukrainian capital have started removing the Soviet hammer and sickle emblem from one of Kyiv’s landmarks: the Motherland Monument. It’s the latest step in Ukraine’s drive at “de-russification”, under which street names and...
Emancipation Day: Barbados to mark end of slavery
The Caribbean island country of Barbados is set to hold commemorative ceremonies to mark Emancipation Day. On August 1, 1834, Britain passed the Slavery Abolition Act outlawing the trade of human beings as property.
South Korea honors veterans on armistice anniversary
South Korea commemorated the 70th anniversary of the Korean War armistice as President Yoon Suk Yeol pledged to work with the international community to protect world peace. It comes as Russian officials make a key visit to Pyongyang, wh...
Korean War anniversary: 70 years since fighting ended
This week marks 70 years since the end of the Korean War. Millions were killed in the three-year conflict, when China-backed North Korea fought U.S soldiers alongside South Koreans.
Biden honours Emmett Till with national monument
U.S President Joe Biden has established a national monument to honour Emmett Till, the Black teenager whose 1955 lynching galvanised the civil rights movement in the United States.
Tony Bennet dies at 96
Tony Bennet, the last of the great saloon singers from the mid-20th century, died Friday. He was 96 years old. Bennetts publicist, Sylvia Weiner, confirmed his death to Scripps News on Friday, saying he passed away in his hometown of New...
Police search home in connection to Tupac's death
We have a new development in the unsolved murder of rapper Tupac Shakur. Police in Las Vegas confirm they've searched a home in connection with the rapper's death.
Bosnians mourn Srebrenica victims as tensions mount
The remains of 30 victims of the Srebrenica massacre in Bosnia and Herzegovina have been laid to rest as thousands of people commemorated its anniversary against a backdrop of surging tensions.
Guinea's former leaders on trial for 2009 massacre
The trial of Guinea’s former dictator Moussa Dadis Camara over the killings of 156 opposition supporters and rapes of at least 109 women at a 2009 rally has resumed after weeks of delays. The proceedings resumed on Monday after they had ...