News & Updates

Wikipedia - Knowledge Foundation | DW English

As the fifth most-visited website, Wikipedia is one of the world's most valuable internet platforms. A non-profit foundation runs it, and does not...

Dresscode: Three-piece suits | DW English

If you're ever wondering why the boss can't remember your name, it may have to do with the way you dress. You have to stand out. So why not try a...

Digital Visionary - Jimmy Wales | DW English

Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales could be rolling in money if he allowed advertising on the online encyclopedia. But ads are unwelcome. Why isn't...

Catalonia - stay or go now? | DW English

Catalonia is Spain's industrial heartland, generating 25 percent of its exports. But the region's independence bid has made businesses jittery....

Musical builds bridges between refugees and German teens | DW English

Teenage refugees don't have much opportunity to interact with their German peers. The musical production "Flying high" is changing that. The teens...

Boko Haram conflict threatens food security in Nigeria | DW English

Despite recent success for Nigerian troops in the fight against Boko Haram militants, the conflict in northeastern Nigeria is threatening the...

A visit to the World BBQ Championships | DW Deutsch

Fire, food, friendship and fun! That's the motto of the World BBQ Championships. DW travels to Limerick, in Ireland, to check out the action. More...

Deaf rap fan gets her wish for a fully accessible concert

Natasha Luttrell's wish was granted to have deaf Finnish rap artist Signmark come to Montreal. The event was organized as part of the Wish It...

Emotional Justin Trudeau reacts to Downie's death

An emotional Justin Trudeau reacts to Gord Downie's death. 'We are less as a country without Gord Downie in it,' says the prime minister. To read...

Gord Downie dead at 53

Gord Downie is dead at 53. The Tragically Hip frontman united a diverse array of music lovers with his commanding stage presence and...

Meet Tarana Burke, Activist Who Started “Me Too” Campaign to Ignite Conversation on Sexual Assault

https://democracynow.org - Amid the ongoing fallout from sexual assault and harassment allegations against Hollywood movie mogul Harvey Weinstein,...

Rosa Clemente on Puerto Ricans Drinking Toxic Water & San Juan Mayor’s Message to the Diaspora

https://democracynow.org - In Puerto Rico, residents desperate for drinking water have begun pumping water from the Dorado Groundwater...

As Puerto Rico Faces $95 Billion Cleanup, Exposé Reveals Vulture Firms Who Own Its $74 Billion Debt

https://democracynow.org - One month after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, a major new investigation examines the looming question of what...

Freed Puerto Rican Political Prisoner Oscar López Rivera on U.S. Colonialism After Hurricane Maria

https://democracynow.org - One month after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, we hear from longtime Puerto Rican independence activist Oscar...