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Kirill Mikhaylov lives for no-holds-barred fighting: a kind of boxing with almost no rules. The sport is an outlet for his energy and anger, and allows him to feel tough and like a winner - at least for a moment.
How long might the coronavirus recession last, and what will come afterwards? A recession might end quickly, but it can still have long-lasting consequences. We present the possible consequences.
No jobs, no health insurance, and an uncertain visa status. The coronavirus crisis is making life especially hard for international students in Germany and around the world. They need help out of the financial quagmire.
Millennials have gone from worrying about self-realization and work-life balance to existential fears. The coronavirus crisis is hitting them hard, leaving them facing unemployment or forcing them to break off their studies.
Is it okay to profit from the coronavirus crisis? Digital services are in big demand these days. Anyone offering digital services is getting rich while others are facing ruin. We meet with young entrepreneurs in Johannesburg.
Countries around the world are running up an astronomical amount of debt in a bid to save their economies. But who will get stuck paying back all that money? Will the younger generation get saddled with it all? Will they be able to cope?
Crises come and go. The coronavirus pandemic is the first big crisis that Krieger has lived through. But his 95-year-old mom has known a lot worse. She can teach him an important lesson - about how to keep joy in his life and how to deal with loss.
South Africa's lockdown drastically changed Cape Town and Mike Zuma's life. He's hoping the tourists will return but, in the meantime, he shows us some of the highlights of his hometown.
The most northern German state has been awarded two World Heritage titles by UNESCO: One for its old beech forests on Rugen and by Lake Muritz, as well as for its old Hanseatic cities, Stralsund and Wismar.
Video has emerged of masked men attacking the boats of migrants trying to reach Greece. The identity of the attackers remains unclear, but a DW investigations unit and Bellingcat have uncovered information that may link them to the Greek Coast Guard.
In the southern US state of Georgia, officials are easing restrictions meant to stem the spread of the coronavirus even as around 1,000 people a day test positive for the disease. As public life resumes, those in greatest danger are African Americ...
Beit Iksa is a Palestinian enclave in the West Bank. It is surrounded by an Israeli settlement. Separated by a fence, it still takes an hour to get from the enclave to the settlement a stone's throw away, and only Palestinians with a permit can cr...
In 2015, human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang vanished without a trace. His wife Li Wenzu assumed he'd been detained but had no certainty for several months. She would not let herself be intimidated and went public with the case.
The Indian city of Bangalore is sinking in trash despite new regulations to curb the problem. One organization is collecting organic waste and using it to produce eco-friendly biogas.
Many Parisians are choosing to stay away from the subway for fear of contracting the coronavirus. The environment ministry is seizing the chance to promote eco-friendly two-wheeled travel. Bike shops can hardly keep up with the demand.
Guarana gives you a real energy boost, as the indigenous peoples of the Amazon have long known. Mirasilva Oliveira makes drinks from the plant in her snack bar in Manaus. Her specialty includes avocado, peanuts, cashews and plenty of guarana syrup.
16-year-old Veronika Teflina wants to be a police officer. It won't be easy, because she comes from the Russian Taiga where her parents breed reindeer. To fulfill her dream, she attends a boarding school in Russkinskaya.
The worst war crime since the end of World War II occurred in July of 1995. Bosnian-Serbian soldiers murdered an estimated 8000 civilians. 25 years after the massacre, the wounds have not yet been healed.
Germany's Tonnies slaughterhouse brought wealth to Rheda-Wiedenbruck; decorated sidewalks, renovated buildings - new athletic facilities. But since the corona outbreak in the meat factory, the city is in an uproar.
Another Mercedes requires the special skills of Omer's repair shop in Berlin. See the team repair taxis in record time, while gaining new insights on the job.
Rwanda was a popular destination for foreign holidaymakers until the pandemic and lockdowns paralysed tourism worldwide. Visitors are slowly returning, but in the meantime virtual-reality tours can whet the appetites of many more.
A charter flight from Frankfurt to Beijing was a kind of trial run for resuming travel. The passengers were businesspeople and their families who wanted to get back to work. The many health and hygiene precautions included regular temperature checks.
Cruise ships may be major polluters and occasional hotbeds of infection, but cruises were very popular until COVID-19 hit. Eventually, large-scale operations will resume, but will the public be on board? Ben Fajzullin went to Hamburg to find out m...
Germany has a lot of allotments. Almost a million families have one. They are oases of tranquility and nature, and you can grow fruit and veg there too. The coronavirus has heightened their appeal all the more.