Swedish scientist Svante Paabo won this year's Nobel Prize in medicine for his discoveries on human evolution that provided key insights into our immune system.
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Swedish geneticist Svante Paabo wins the 2022 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
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Iranian women have long history of resistance, but activists say Iran's current wave of protests are different from previous unrest.
Saturday's chaos occurred when a disappointing loss led to fans throwing objects and swarming the soccer pitch, then to police firing tear gas, which led to a crush of people trying to escape.
Police fire tear gas after fans invade pitch in East Java, triggering a stampede that killed at least 130 people
Violence, tear gas and a deadly crush that erupted following a domestic league soccer match Saturday night marked another tragedy in Indonesian football. Emotions often run high for sports fans, and Indonesia is no stranger to soccer violence. Saturday's chaos occurred when a disappointing loss led to fans throwing objects and swarming the soccer pitch, then to police firing tear gas, which led to a crush of people trying to escape. At least 125 have died. Indonesia’s soccer association has banned host team Arema from hosting matches for the remainder of the season.
Amid rising seas and a more volatile climate, Pacific island nations want legal protections so their citizens still have somewhere to live. Some of the Solomon Islands have already disappeared.
In opinion polls Alla Pugacheva has been routinely selected as one of the most popular Russians, often appearing second only to Vladimir Putin.
A cow herd in Germany has gained an unlikely following — after adopting a lone wild boar piglet.
Cameroon has banned skin-lightening products following a spate of high profile cases of users developing skin cancer, but shops continue to sell the products and the products fly off the shelf, with many women saying they feel under pressure to use them to meet perceived standards of beauty.
In Russia, at the border with Georgia, Finland and Kazakhstan, lines of thousands of vehicles are visible since the announcement of the "partial mobilization" by the Russian president.
Bitcoin mining has overtaken beef farming in global emissions percentage. Veuer’s Tony Spitz has the details.
The rainy season in Sudan has brought a surge in snakes and scorpions. Veuer’s Maria Mercedes Galuppo has the story.
Thousands of Palestinians have taken part in the funeral of seven-year-old Rayyan Sulaiman in the occupied West Bank.
Russian rockets have hit a residential area in the Ukrainian city of Dnipro.
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When and if an island nation fully submerges due to climate change, what happens to the nationalities of its citizens? This and other related questions are being considered by island nations advocating for changes to international law as climate change threatens their very existence. The issue of protecting sovereignty is a top priority for many Pacific islands leaders. During the United Nations General Assembly last week, leaders of Tuvalu, the Marshall Islands and Kiribati called on the international community to preserve the sovereignty of Pacific island countries, finance adaptation programs and support an initiative to preserve cultural heritage.
In Pakistan's Sindh province, one of the worst flooded areas, it's nearly impossible to get medical care with some villages still completely cut off by high water.
Hope is being restored on Alzheimer’s research. Veuer’s Maria Mercedes Galuppo has the story.
The U.S. Coast Guard rescued two people who were left stranded in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian in Sanibel, Florida, on Sept. 29. Several other rescues were conducted in the surrounding region.
Military gear stores in one Russian region have seen a boom of customers since the partial mobilisation of reservists was announced by the country's President Vladimir Putin last week.
Russia has officially recognized four Ukrainian regions as Russian territory and vows to defend them with all available means. DW asked people in Ukraine what they think of Vladimir Putin's illegal annexations.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed treaties to annex occupied areas of Ukraine and said he would use “all available means” to protect the territory that Ukrainian and western officials said Moscow was claiming illegitimately and in violation of international law.
A celebration with a cake quickly turned to disaster. Veuer’s Tony Spitz has the details.
Recent floods in Sudan have destroyed hundreds of schools, especially in rural parts of the country.