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- Africa: Flights grounded amid air traffic control strikeon 2022-09-24 at 01:38
Airports in several West and Central African countries were affected as air traffic controllers held a strike to demand improved working conditions.
- Iran protests: US to ease internet curbs for Iranianson 2022-09-24 at 00:34
The move comes after Iran tries to clamp down on internet freedom to stamp out widespread protests.
- Jhulan Goswami: The highest wicket-taker in women’s ODI history to retireon 2022-09-24 at 00:10
On Saturday, one of India’s best female cricketers is set to play her last international game.
- Hurricane Fiona: Canada braces for ‘historic, extreme event’on 2022-09-23 at 23:57
Florida is also on hurricane watch, as Hurricane Hermine makes its way to the US south-east coast.
- Grand Slam legend Federer bids emotional farewell to tennis at Laver Cupby FRANCE 24 on 2022-09-23 at 23:36
Tennis legend Roger Federer lost the final game of his career Saturday at the Laver Cup. For his “goodbye game”, the Swiss great partnered with his longtime Spanish rival Rafael Nadal in a doubles game against Frances Tiafoe and Jack Sock at the O2 arena in London.
- Week in pictures: 17 – 23 September 2022on 2022-09-23 at 23:26
A selection of powerful images from all over the globe, taken in the past seven days.
- A Ghanaian view of the Queen’s funeral: ‘They march, we dance’on 2022-09-23 at 23:23
Ghanaians pride themselves on being world leaders in funerals, so how was the Queen’s funeral seen there?
- Undercover with Russia’s fake arms dealerson 2022-09-23 at 23:17
Russian media claims Ukraine is selling arms on the dark web, but the evidence suggests the ads are fake.
- Italian election campaign ends as far right bids for poweron 2022-09-23 at 23:12
Political leaders hold rallies ahead of elections on Sunday that could bring Giorgia Meloni to power.
- World Bank chief rejects calls to quit over climate remarkon 2022-09-23 at 23:10
David Malpass has come under fire from environmental groups after he declined to say if he believed in the scientific consensus that climate change is man-made.
- Iran unrest: What’s going on with Iran and the internet?on 2022-09-23 at 23:00
The internet is cutting out and residents are unable to access social media in parts of the country.
- Donors spending millions on Trump’s legal battleson 2022-09-23 at 22:46
The former president’s mounting bills are being paid by donors and the Republican party.
- DR Congo President Félix Tshisekedi: ‘Presidential elections will take place in 2023’by Marc PERELMAN on 2022-09-23 at 22:45
The President of the DR Congo told FRANCE 24 that he wants to launch a “cry of truth” and put an end to hypocrisy by denouncing in the Tribune of the United Nations “the direct military aggression” of Rwanda against his country. Tshisekedi added that he relayed this same message to Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame during a meeting in New York, which was also attended by French President Emmanuel Macron. He also addressed the electoral calendar and confirmed that the presidential and legislative elections will go ahead as scheduled for December 2023.
- Ukraine ‘referendums’: Soldiers go door-to-door for votes in pollson 2022-09-23 at 22:35
Russia is holding the self-styled referendums in parts of Ukraine it wants to claim control over.
- Dozens of migrants killed as boat sinks off Syrian coaston 2022-09-23 at 22:32
The boat, carrying more than 100 people, set off from Lebanon and was heading to Europe.
- Magnus Carlsen and Hans Niemann: The cheating row that’s blowing up the chess worldon 2022-09-23 at 21:23
Magnus Carlsen’s apparent accusation against Hans Niemann is the biggest chess scandal in years.
- Russia annexation vote ‘not a referendum,’ says former Ukrainian President Poroshenkoon 2022-09-23 at 20:43
DW spoke with former Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, who warned Moscow could use the so-called referendums to justify further attacks. He also asked Germany to send more heavy weaponry to Ukraine.
- Ukraine-Russia updates: ‘Referendums’ to annex Ukrainian territory beginon 2022-09-23 at 19:47
Ukraine and the West have described the Russia-organized vote as a "sham." The so-called "referendums" in the Luhansk, Kherson, Zaporizhzhia and Donetsk regions will take place across five days. DW has the latest.
- Italy expected to swing far-right in Sunday’s electionon 2022-09-23 at 18:47
The party of far-right politician Giorgia Meloni looks set to become the strongest force in a right-wing populist coalition governing Italy. Should this strike fear into the heart of Europe? Bernd Riegert reports.
- Problematic partnership: How should Germany work with Saudi Arabia?on 2022-09-23 at 18:22
Germany’s chancellor visits the Gulf states this weekend. Energy is high on the agenda and, despite these countries’ dire human rights records, experts say a more realistic, nuanced attitude toward them is needed now.
- UK unveils sweeping tax cuts to fight inflation amid recession fearsby NEWS WIRES on 2022-09-23 at 18:03
Britain’s new government on Friday unveiled a multi-billion-pound package to support households and businesses hit by the highest inflation in decades, cutting taxes as the nation heads for recession.
- US, Chinese foreign ministers meet amid Taiwan tensionson 2022-09-23 at 18:01
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met on the sidelines of the UN summit in New York.
- Goldman Sachs: Sexual assault claims revealed in pay bias suiton 2022-09-23 at 17:47
Goldman Sachs is accused of “boys’ club” culture that discriminated against women.
- Iran: German government condemns Mahsa Amini’s deathon 2022-09-23 at 17:07
Chancellor Olaf Scholz has called the death of a woman in police custody for not wearing a hijab "terrible." Meanwhile, thousands of pro-government demonstrators have gathered in Tehran.
- ‘Fridays for Future’ activists protest climate change around the globeon 2022-09-23 at 16:41
As many as 36,000 people gathered in Berlin for demonstrations that were part of the global climate action movement. Other gatherings with thousands of people took place in major cities around the world.
- Putin seeks to ‘make Ukraine run out of bullets before Russia runs out of soldiers’on 2022-09-23 at 16:07
A security expert told DW that Russian forces are spent, explaining how the partial mobilization could be a one-shot chance against Ukraine. A successful defense may depend on the West’s timely supply of further weapons.
- Germany promises Moldova help with energy crisison 2022-09-23 at 15:50
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has met with Moldovan President Maia Sandu, with Berlin offering to help the country weather a fuel crisis. Some of Moldova’s political difficulties mirror those in neighboring Ukraine.
- Hindu-Muslim tensions flare in central Englandon 2022-09-23 at 15:47
On the streets of Leicester, England, groups of young people, mainly Hindus and Muslims, have been facing off. Since August 28, videos have shown groups of masked youths heading into the streets amid rising tensions. Although community leaders have called for calm, many people, including our Observer, fear the violence will resume in the coming weeks.